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Unread 11-10-2013, 07:10 AM   #25816
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Just purchased the Kolak brake upgrade kit for the front.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 10:50 AM   #25817
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anybody wanna point me in the right direction for a thread showing me the dimensions they used to build a d44a truss and skid?
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Unread 11-10-2013, 01:02 PM   #25818
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anybody wanna point me in the right direction for a thread showing me the dimensions they used to build a d44a truss and skid?
check my build thread
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Unread 11-10-2013, 03:35 PM   #25819
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Ran errands with the wife in it and it died out sitting at stop light. First time that's ever happened. Everything seems ok, weird that it happened.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 06:08 PM   #25820
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did the brakes on the 04 wj. Picked up the stillen kit from Kolak about 2 months ago. Finally had time to do the job.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 08:01 PM   #25821
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Took her to the local OHV park where I got a little dirty. I actually think it's the first time the WJ's been dirty since it's been lifted! Got a video of me running through their sluice box, you can hear my friends making jokes about a minivan fording through water


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Unread 11-10-2013, 08:12 PM   #25822
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Took her to the local OHV park where I got a little dirty. I actually think it's the first time the WJ's been dirty since it's been lifted! Got a video of me running through their sluice box, you can hear my friends making jokes about a minivan fording through water
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e4saEnHavc

What size lift and tires are you running
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Unread 11-10-2013, 08:27 PM   #25823
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What size lift and tires are you running
6.5" lift with 35x12.5x17" toyo m/t
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Unread 11-10-2013, 08:32 PM   #25824
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6.5" lift with 35" toyo m/t
Shes a beaut! Thats the stance I want my dub to have. But 6.5 just isnt practical for me, ill probably do 4 on 32s or 33s
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:17 PM   #25825
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Put 33's on.
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:43 PM   #25826
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Bought 35x12.5r15 Good Year MTRs the day....

Gonna buy cragar soft 8's 15x8s..tomorrow.....
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Unread 11-10-2013, 09:58 PM   #25827
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Put 33's on.
That 4 in with 33? How much trimming if any? And is yours a long arm or no?
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Unread 11-11-2013, 07:35 AM   #25828
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New heater core over the weekend. Agree with several on here that it isn't that bad.. just time consuming. OReilly has a lifetime warranty one for about $80 and it is made out of brass like the original factory unit.
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Unread 11-11-2013, 02:07 PM   #25829
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After doing my heater core replacement I started to notice some vagueness in my steering wheel.coincidence?
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Unread 11-11-2013, 03:07 PM   #25830
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After doing my heater core replacement I started to notice some vagueness in my steering wheel.coincidence?
Seems not related to me unless for some reason your steering column shafts didn't get seated all the way back in. I had to pull mine up out of the firewall. Did you connect it well and tighten the bolt that holds it together well?

Otherwise, I would start looking at your steering components for wear or play.
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