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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:04 PM   #3886
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The many that contributed a part or two to this masterpiece can all feel good about the lil part they played in the creation of this blue jewel

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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:30 PM   #3887
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I have donated some money the cause
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Unread 10-21-2013, 08:30 PM   #3888
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All of this talk makes me want to mail you a bolt or something.
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Unread 10-21-2013, 09:04 PM   #3889
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All of this talk makes me want to mail you a bolt or something.
I think all of us following feel this way!
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Unread 10-21-2013, 09:14 PM   #3890
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Unread 10-22-2013, 04:30 AM   #3891
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If you still need a stock tj I can kinda help I've got a bb and bl and I'm in Lebanon so not far from you. My dads jeep is stock. But I don't know if he'll let me snag it for a bit
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Unread 10-22-2013, 07:51 PM   #3892
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And it's exploding! 450 likes in under 5 min haha. Awesome!
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Crawl just shared your photo on Facebook! Congrats man, it looks great!

Thanks for all the compliments. I am pretty stoked.

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I bet Dumpster is in a future edition of Crawl.
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I never had any doubt it would be once it was discovered by them... and now that it's the most liked and commented on photo I've ever seen on their Facebook (in hours at that) .... I'd say it's been discovered by the rest of the scene now. I don't know you Hendrix but I'm excited for you and what the future holds for Dumpster!


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If you still need a stock tj I can kinda help I've got a bb and bl and I'm in Lebanon so not far from you. My dads jeep is stock. But I don't know if he'll let me snag it for a bit
I have one I can compare to, just have not had time. Thanks.

As for all you guys I did not quote. Thanks so much. For all the contributions to the build. I could not have done it without you guys. You all are on the list.

As for the build. Almost 300 miles logged on the OD since I started driving her. She is doing great other than the things I have posted already. I have to save up for the new axle shafts,going to pull out the next to longest leaf out of the pack to maybe see if she rides a little better, finish the cage this weekend along with the rear inner fenders. Then I need to work on the front inner fenders, going to make them out of aluminium and order a PSC battery relocation bracket. The cage is going to be painted the same gray thats on the wheels.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 12:29 AM   #3893
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The grabbers don't look like a great street tire to me. Without siping, they could be really slick in wet/rainy conditions. I could be wrong because I have no personal experience with them, just from visual observation of the tread I wouldn't run them for a street use tire.
Aren't they retarded heavy as well?
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Unread 10-23-2013, 05:54 AM   #3894
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Aren't they retarded heavy as well?
Most tires are heavy, especially anything over a 33. I am over it, I am just keeping the 37s.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:20 AM   #3895
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Drove the Jeep today with no shocks in the rear. The rear feels the same as the front soft, now the question is..... The front to soft and the rear to stiff causing the harshness in the ride? Do I stiffen the front up a tiny bit? And soften the rear to make them equal? I know I am going to send the shocks out to Wayne at Alltech, he can soften the shocks, but I need to get the springs equal front and rear.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:42 AM   #3896
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Drove the Jeep today with no shocks in the rear. The rear feels the same as the front soft, now the question is..... The front to soft and the rear to stiff causing the harshness in the ride? Do I stiffen the front up a tiny bit? And soften the rear to make them equal? I know I am going to send the shocks out to Wayne at Alltech, he can soften the shocks, but I need to get the springs equal front and rear.
Do you like the softer ride?

I think I would wait until you have the bed together and cage etc.. before trying to dial the dampening in.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:45 AM   #3897
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Do you like the softer ride?
Not as soft without shocks, but somewhere in between will be real nice.

Just don't want it to knock my teeth out or bruise my kidneys when I cross a smooth railroad crossing.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:49 AM   #3898
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A shock tune should be the last thing you do. It's an important step, but if you are still adding weight to the car, I would wait.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 09:15 AM   #3899
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A shock tune should be the last thing you do. It's an important step, but if you are still adding weight to the car, I would wait.
True, but for now I NEED to get it close. It's killing me as it is. This is my ONLY transportation at the moment.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 09:27 AM   #3900
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I feel your pain. My light rear is too light for my bilstiens 255/70. So I am going with a lighter valving.

Try adding a bunch of weight to the rear and just see if it softens it up, then you know what you should do as far as adjustments. The front could be too soft, but the rear seems to be set for a heavier body on the back. Which gives you the kick.

Any chance you know the valving?
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