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Unread 06-18-2013, 06:34 PM   #1726
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Yea I usually only use a half tank all weekend at URE,
That's 4 times more than what it takes me to get to URE lol but yeah I was about the same when I went

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Unread 06-19-2013, 06:28 AM   #1727
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You still need all the stuff to run 5 on 5.5 right?
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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:08 AM   #1728
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You still need all the stuff to run 5 on 5.5 right?
Yup
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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:35 AM   #1729
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My friend is selling everything, spindles and all for 200. If you ask me id say that's one hell of a deal so i would get them. Lemme know if you want to buy them.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:46 AM   #1730
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That would be marcus. I already pointed him towards marcus' chevy reid knuckle.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:52 AM   #1731
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He sold the Reid knuckle
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Unread 06-19-2013, 08:35 AM   #1732
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Lol I have talked to Marcus several times about that stuff, starting over a month ago. He knows I'm looking to get it all.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:30 AM   #1733
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Lol I have talked to Marcus several times about that stuff, starting over a month ago. He knows I'm looking to get it all.
if he knows you want it all then why did he bump his classifieds again. Tell him you'll buy it. I can bring it to you or close to you when y'all go wheeling at gulches on the 4th.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 11:58 AM   #1734
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Because I don't have the cash yet, which he knows. It's an "if you still have it" deal. Not very many people looking for 5x5.5 Waggy conversion parts in the Carolinas atm.

And I don't think anyone is going to Gulches
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:04 PM   #1735
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how do you not have money and you say you've been working? and you say you'll have that sum of cash in 2 months
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:05 PM   #1736
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i'd go ahead and purchase it as soon as you can man. That saves a lot of running around. I had to run all over the place to find all my ****. You will probably never find used small bearing spindles, and the price of new spindles is 200 alone.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:06 PM   #1737
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how do you not have money and you say you've been working? and you say you'll have that sum of cash in 2 months
Because I had a Mechanic and Jake and my dad to pay off. That was about $1500
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:39 PM   #1738
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$200 is a bit high, the stock waggy knuckles are pretty useless.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:47 PM   #1739
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$200 is a bit high, the stock waggy knuckles are pretty useless.
Not really. New spindles are 200, junkyard rotors and hubs are 40+ (new are 100 + a pop). Bearings are another 50. All his stuff is in good shape too. I'd say his price is pretty reasonable.

I also still use a stock waggy knuckle on the drivers side. Also if you want your jeep to be low i'd say don't run a high steer arm. Set it up in double sheer, single sheer with the drag link above and tie rod below, or set up a t type steering.. I wasted my money putting a high steer arm on it. That is a complete waste of time, and effort i would not do it again.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 12:50 PM   #1740
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Also if i were to do it again i'd do 7/8 shank heims with a 7/8 whole, step it down to a 3/4 bolt so you can run your drag link in double sheer with the tie rod. Thats a much better design but i'm not going back to do it and to spend more money.

Also a 7/8 heim is gonna last a good bit longer than a 3/4 heim. I'm not concerned about breaking a 3/4 heim cause the hitman buggy is running 3/4 heims on its upper links. They hold up, just will wear out faster
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