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post #241 of 1654 Old 08-12-2012, 10:58 PM Thread Starter
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I'll be mounting the tires tomorrow hopefully!
Replaced the motor mounts today. Not easy.

Heres the old mount.




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post #242 of 1654 Old 08-13-2012, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Finally mounted the 33s! Here are a couple pics I'll get more tomorrow. Also started priming and painting the tire carrier!




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post #244 of 1654 Old 08-14-2012, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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Got most of the tire carrier done for the time being. It didn't work like I wanted but will do for now.


Here's what it looks like so far!


Also met with a couple jeepers for some late night wheeling. Didn't get much wheeling done due to cops but we had fun!


And this has convinced me to do tj flares. His looks bigger than mine.

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post #245 of 1654 Old 08-16-2012, 09:25 PM
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I think a black grill would look great on there
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post #246 of 1654 Old 08-17-2012, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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I think a black grill would look great on there
I can't say I disagree but I think the chrome will stick around for a little. That's what I'll do if something happens to my current grill.

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post #247 of 1654 Old 08-22-2012, 04:41 PM Thread Starter
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I know it's been a while since I've posted, been busy this week with my first week of college. I'm loving Florida just need to meet sone jeep guys ASAP. I have a new set of KC apolloong range lights on the way, possibly for my windshield mounts.. I don't know what I'll do with the old ones but there's plenty more places for me to put them! And Yes I'll be wiring my new lights in the university parling lot!

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post #248 of 1654 Old 08-22-2012, 04:43 PM
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I know it's been a while since I've posted, been busy this week with my first week of college. I'm loving Florida just need to meet sone jeep guys ASAP. I have a new set of KC apolloong range lights on the way, possibly for my windshield mounts.. I don't know what I'll do with the old ones but there's plenty more places for me to put them! And Yes I'll be wiring my new lights in the university parling lot!
I have heard that they frown upon that. Haha. I will still do that when I get to college.

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I have heard that they frown upon that. Haha. I will still do that when I get to college.
I think ill be okay gotta do it somewhere!

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Ya prolly will. If you do some work underneath the campus cops may freak out.

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Ya prolly will. If you do some work underneath the campus cops may freak out.
I'll have to test that!

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I'll have to test that!
Haha do it they may think you were run over. Let us know how that goes of you do that.

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post #253 of 1654 Old 08-25-2012, 11:20 PM Thread Starter
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Making plans for what I want to do next...

Looking at the Kargo Master Congo Cage.
I'll weld on some light tabs and run wires that I can detach when I lean the rack back easily. Drew it up real quickly on my iPad.


I'll have to make new tabs for my windshield mounted lights also. The new KCs which I wired up today by the way...
Similar to this..


Hopefully I'll be able to save up the money to get this done soon. I do still have a birthday and Christmas this year so maybe someone will feel very kind

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post #254 of 1654 Old 08-26-2012, 04:28 PM
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Carlos, Great build. I will be watching to see what else you do with it.

I am going to strongly suggest that you check out the MORE Shackle reversal, I have one on mine, it rides amazing, and you will never destroy a leaf spring like that again.

Here's a couple of pics.

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shackle reversals are ok>>

the reason the factories did not put one on
was it causes a loss or control on steep down grades
it will smooth out the ride but it will make the
front end hop when going down hill and braking

this is from a company web site that sells lift kits

http://www.rocky-road.com/wranglerconversion.html

part of the reason i am not doing one
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post #255 of 1654 Old 08-26-2012, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
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shackle reversals are ok>>

the reason the factories did not put one on
was it causes a loss or control on steep down grades
it will smooth out the ride but it will make the
front end hop when going down hill and braking

this is from a company web site that sells lift kits

http://www.rocky-road.com/wranglerconversion.html

part of the reason i am not doing one
Yeah I'm not planning on doing the shackle reversal as of now, I am pleased with the way it rides. If anything I'll go with boomerangs

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