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Unread 12-03-2009, 11:07 PM   #16
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woweeee!!! this is gonna be sweeet!!!
mind me asking how much all that was??

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Unread 12-04-2009, 03:44 AM   #17
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thanks guys, i am honestly not sure how much i have spent on all this stuff, i try not to look at it haha...
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Unread 12-05-2009, 01:26 PM   #18
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Mock up of my newly ordered MetalCloak front bumper
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Unread 12-05-2009, 06:35 PM   #19
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Looks like it's gonna be a great build. I definitely am going to want to check it out in person when it's done.
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Unread 12-05-2009, 08:16 PM   #20
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ya im not sure where in NY you are but id like to see it too
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Unread 12-05-2009, 10:12 PM   #21
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I am in Westchester County, so not to far from either of you guys. We also have a cherokee that just got a 4.5 LA kit with 31s done and doing a 87 k5 blazer on 44s. We mainly build go fast cars on the side but decided to go for some offroad builds this time around and I am hooked on jeeps.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 04:54 PM   #22
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Well I have 35x12.5x15s off my wrecked YJ and have been toying with the idea of getting some steelies to mount them on the LJ. I really wanted to go with some 33x12.5x15s on aluminum wheels but since they are sitting at the house I may do it as a temporary thing. What do you guys think?
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Unread 12-06-2009, 08:36 PM   #23
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Well I have 35x12.5x15s off my wrecked YJ and have been toying with the idea of getting some steelies to mount them on the LJ. I really wanted to go with some 33x12.5x15s on aluminum wheels but since they are sitting at the house I may do it as a temporary thing. What do you guys think?
if they fit, run'em! but gearing may suck...
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:08 PM   #24
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Yea I think I might just order the steelies and use them for the time being. With the 3.73 and 6 sod it shouldn't be that bad.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:21 PM   #25
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Yea I think I might just order the steelies and use them for the time being. With the 3.73 and 6 sod it shouldn't be that bad.
hmmmm pretty bad... i hope you have a regear planned for the future..
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:32 PM   #26
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This is going to be one awesome build. When you get a chance you need to run it passed my house after doing some work. I think the 35"s will be awesome. They are supposed to fit with tube fenders. I think you should consider running a 1"or 1.25" bl though. If you wait for Savvy to release thier TT, it will be lighter than any on the market, get you 4" of clearance, and will provide that needed BL. That extra 4" will get you massive amounts of clearance. I believe stock is 12" at the belly. 35" = 3", Savvy TT = 4". That is 7", with no lift. Don't forget the SYE/DS, and regear.

I can't wait to see that thing get lined too. Are you going to do the inside and outside. I am convinced if you spray the stuff that you can get it glassy smooth.

This is a nice to to subscride, bump, and crawl. I can't wait to see the progress.

Edit: I see you have the delicious NY rust. Are you going to do anything to take care of that?
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:34 PM   #27
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nice jeep.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:39 PM   #28
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hmmmm pretty bad... i hope you have a regear planned for the future..
at 24k i plan on changing the diff fluid, installing the front aussie locker and likely regearing it but not sure what ratio yet...
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:41 PM   #29
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This is going to be one awesome build. When you get a chance you need to run it passed my house after doing some work. I think the 35"s will be awesome. They are supposed to fit with tube fenders. I think you should consider running a 1"or 1.25" bl though. If you wait for Savvy to release thier TT, it will be lighter than any on the market, get you 4" of clearance, and will provide that needed BL. That extra 4" will get you massive amounts of clearance. I believe stock is 12" at the belly. 35" = 3", Savvy TT = 4". That is 7", with no lift. Don't forget the SYE/DS, and regear.

I can't wait to see that thing get lined too. Are you going to do the inside and outside. I am convinced if you spray the stuff that you can get it glassy smooth.

This is a nice to to subscride, bump, and crawl. I can't wait to see the progress.

Edit: I see you have the delicious NY rust. Are you going to do anything to take care of that?
yea i have been watching the savvy TT and am very interested...i think it will go perfect with what i want out of this rig. i have a sye from the wrecked YJ and would just order up a DS. I will likely only do the inside tub area but who knows...
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Unread 12-06-2009, 09:43 PM   #30
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go as high as you can, get the 4.88. 5.13 would probably be better for 35"s, but 4.88 isn't bad, and you can get the 5.13s in a d30 unless you find a set from the very limited run. Why go for it at 24k? Is that what the service manual says following the PO schedule? I am either going to do mine with my next oil change at 20k (500 miles away) or hold off till 25k. I have my oil owrking on a nice and easy 5K schedule, and it still comes out lightly golden. Must be this nice clean NY air (not).
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