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Unread 03-04-2013, 07:14 PM   #91
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Back from tds. It was a good trip after I got a new fuel tank. I'll explain that later.

The rear suspension worked great. There was a little whine from the gears as they broke in.

My only complaint is my rear is a little stiff. I think it is due to having compression valving in both my shocks and bypasses. It's not too stiff to be uncomfortable but I would like it just a tad softer.Saturday night I started hear a rubbing noise from the rear shocks and I believe my coil was rubbing on my dual rate lock ring. I have it way up right now so the spider does not contact it and I think the coil is flexing into it. I also think it might have something to do with the angle my shocks but I need to look into of. Also to those of you that follow you this, is the fact my coils and bypass shocks are not in line in relation to my axle centerline have anything to do with my stiffness in Tue rear. Here's some pictures.

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This is looking from one side of car to other just behind axle centerline.


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From behind car.

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Unread 03-04-2013, 07:32 PM   #92
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Back from tds. It was a good trip after I got a new fuel tank. I'll explain that later.

The rear suspension worked great. There was a little whine from the gears as they broke in.

My only complaint is my rear is a little stiff. I think it is due to having compression valving in both my shocks and bypasses. It's not too stiff to be uncomfortable but I would like it just a tad softer.Saturday night I started hear a rubbing noise from the rear shocks and I believe my coil was rubbing on my dual rate lock ring. I have it way up right now so the spider does not contact it and I think the coil is flexing into it. I also think it might have something to do with the angle my shocks but I need to look into of. Also to those of you that follow you this, is the fact my coils and bypass shocks are not in line in relation to my axle centerline have anything to do with my stiffness in Tue rear. Here's some pictures.

This is looking from one side of car to other just behind axle centerline.

From behind car.
That's just gawd damn wicked man! Let me know when your gonna sell her!
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Unread 03-04-2013, 08:12 PM   #93
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That's just gawd damn wicked man! Let me know when your gonna sell her!
You can't put a price on love.





But if you must have it.
100k she's all yours. Haha.
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Unread 03-04-2013, 08:15 PM   #94
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You can't put a price on love.

But if you must have it.
100k she's all yours. Haha.
True that sir. Awesome build, I had legit Prerunner once before I had to grow up mad face lol anyhow keep it going inspiring build my friend
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Unread 03-05-2013, 02:11 AM   #95
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try a lighter primary spring, and a little more rebound. that should give you a better, softer ride through the small stuff while allowing you to still take the big stuff.
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Unread 03-22-2013, 11:18 PM   #96
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You might get some ideas from this if you haven't seen it yet. I think he comes down to ocotillo area and glamis maybe.

http://mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthr...abe-pre-runner!!!
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Unread 03-22-2013, 11:34 PM   #97
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You might get some ideas from this if you haven't seen it yet. I think he comes down to ocotillo area and glamis maybe.

http://mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthr...abe-pre-runner!!!
That thread was rad 8D
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Unread 03-22-2013, 11:38 PM   #98
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You might get some ideas from this if you haven't seen it yet. I think he comes down to ocotillo area and glamis maybe.

http://mallcrawlin.com/forum/showthr...abe-pre-runner!!!
A sweet project. I'm still playing with bumper designs. I like his. Thanks.
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Unread 03-23-2013, 08:00 PM   #99
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A sweet project. I'm still playing with bumper designs. I like his. Thanks.
No problem, if I see ya around poway and I'm not having to go to work I might try to flag you down.
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Unread 03-23-2013, 08:02 PM   #100
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No problem, if I see ya around poway and I'm not having to go to work I might try to flag you down.
For sure. I don't cruise the jeep much but I try to take it out twice a month.

Did pancake rock today. Was great.
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Unread 03-23-2013, 08:56 PM   #101
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For sure. I don't cruise the jeep much but I try to take it out twice a month.

Did pancake rock today. Was great.
Nice! I might be going there soon or somewhere local to test on my f> r swap I'm doing tomorrow.
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Unread 03-24-2013, 11:20 AM   #102
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i dig the cage man.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 10:22 AM   #103
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so whats on tap next?
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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:55 AM   #104
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so whats on tap next?
Shock tuning and working out any little bugs I find. Also adding bigger and better lights. It was broke for most of last season so I want to get out and use it. The next big thing will probably be the dash

Wednesday I'm heading to the el cajon car show to show it off. If your local to San Diego it's a pretty cool event to see.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 05:50 PM   #105
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Been slacking off lately/enjoying time not married to my fab tools. Since march I have dropped springs rates in the rear and noticed improved handling. I still need to revalve my rear shocks, which I know will help a ton. Last time I had it out I was cruised through two whoop sections at 60 plus with no issues. Im happy with it but I know it could do much better.

Figured I would post the rest of the rear end pictures. Before I tore it apart to paint and prep for the up coming season.

I cut the rear frame to make room for clearance of the coilovers and to make everything in the rear fit better


This is the rear end all mocked up with shocks and wheels.


I only added a few pictures because I feel rear axle shock mounts and trusses are a dime a dozen online. I have more pictures if anyone wants to see something specific, I just left them off the save bandwidth (waiting someone chime in and tell me I used the wrong term)

Now that gas tank story I was talking about. So when I first installed the bronco tank I had frame rails to squeeze it between. The tank was a little larger than the hole i was putting it into so i used my BFH and bent the flange that seals the two tank halves flat. When I got out to TDS i was filling it up and noticed fuel leaking from one corner... After a failed 2am attempt at jb weld I called a junkyard near by who by gods graces had three broncos. When I arrived it appear that the 90 and 92 bronco tanks were gone but the 88 was still there so I had the guy start pulling it out. while this is happening my brother and I went walking around looking for treasures. We ended up finding the tank from the 92 bronco around the corner and underneath another truck. So we grabed that tank and after some cleaning, swaped it for the bad tank I had. It even used the same fuel pump. After some and a couple hrs time I had the new tank swapped in and we were on our way. Big thanks to the guys at Desert Truck and Auto Parts for the tank
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