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Unread 02-10-2012, 11:31 PM   #8386
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Don't order it...get coils and shocks instead....
I'd love it, but the price for shocks and coils alone is 600 euro plus install plus inspection so it can be road legal. So that all amounts to roughly 1-1,2k $.
So I guess jeep will stay at stock height for now. (but will definetly get lifted )

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Unread 02-11-2012, 12:00 AM   #8387
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today I sanded down the rear bumper to get it ready for the herculiner to go on it... will post pics after everything has dried. also fix my brake light that went out. the connection to the bulb needed bent back into place.

also.. still trying to convince my with that I "need" bilsteins ha
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Unread 02-11-2012, 05:52 AM   #8388
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your new jeepforum tribe name is gapped. because you got bent over hard with out even any gear oil.
Don't forget lithium grease. I've done all that myself, and I am by no means very proficient at wrenching. And I don't know where you are, but standard labor down here is like $75/hr. My buddy has a shop and keeps offering me $50/hr rates if I let him work on the jeep. Hell, he offered to...change coils/shocks front/rear, front wheel hubs, front rotors/pads, new trackbar, steering stabilizer, bleed brakes, flush/replace my fluids and alignment afterwards for $500
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Unread 02-11-2012, 05:56 AM   #8389
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today I sanded down the rear bumper to get it ready for the herculiner to go on it... will post pics after everything has dried. also fix my brake light that went out. the connection to the bulb needed bent back into place.

also.. still trying to convince my with that I "need" bilsteins ha
Wait until need replacing. That's what I did...6.5" coils and bilsteins were like $500 I think? Just tell you're replacing broken with better. Worked on my wife....until she saw how hard it would be for her to climb in.
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Unread 02-11-2012, 06:04 AM   #8390
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what are you putting on for lowers now?
I got IRO lowers, very happy.
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Unread 02-11-2012, 08:53 AM   #8391
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took it in to get a oil change..... but found something that i did not like the guy at the dealer told me that it had 2 quarts of oil in, would like to know where the other 4 went
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Unread 02-11-2012, 11:42 AM   #8392
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I'm guessing you can't spin with the 247 because of your loss in power with the lift and tires.. I have the 247 with the 4.7 HO and could barely chirp the tires at 3" of lift.. now that I'm at 6.5" of lift and am running 33" mud grapplers there is no chance of spinning the tires at all.
im running 37's and i can power brake with ease, but then again im geared and got a 231 so its different...lol
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Unread 02-11-2012, 03:00 PM   #8393
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took it in to get a oil change..... but found something that i did not like the guy at the dealer told me that it had 2 quarts of oil in, would like to know where the other 4 went
Do you check your oil on a regular basis? If not, it sounds like it is time to start doing so. First thing you need to do is check your oil now so you know that your engine has the correct amount in it..... then you need to check it weekly until your next oil change. Do you park in a garage? If yes, get you big hunk of cardboard to park on and watch for oil spots.
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Unread 02-11-2012, 03:36 PM   #8394
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today i replaced the front shocks on my 2000 jgc limited, still waiting to get the rear's in the mail next tuesday, riding super smooth though


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Unread 02-11-2012, 03:55 PM   #8395
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Finally fixed the front diff. breather hose connection. It came loose about a year ago and I stuck it back in there, but it wasn't tight. When I installed my lift and ran disconnected, the stretching made it come out again and then get pinched. Long story short it is in there pretty snug and I added a couple more inches to the hose so it can flex without popping out (hopefully).
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Unread 02-11-2012, 07:20 PM   #8396
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straddled a hill, slipped and went bam.

had to back down a dirt/rock hill with my passenger side dragging. Also lost my passenger mirror in the process as well.

Time to trim the fenders and two tone the jeep with rhino liner.
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Unread 02-11-2012, 07:22 PM   #8397
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straddled a hill, slipped and went bam.

Had to back down a dirt/rock hill with my passenger side dragging. Also lost my passenger mirror in the process as well.

Time to trim the fenders and two tone the jeep with rhino liner.
no pic = it didn't happen
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Unread 02-11-2012, 08:12 PM   #8398
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what kinda stereo is that? was planning on upgrading to a clarion that is a flip up like that. You like it? can you take more pics and post them?
It is jenson's phase linear series just a cheap flip out. Today I drove to North Carolina from Georgia and it was snowing.
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Unread 02-11-2012, 09:07 PM   #8399
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2" bb, rancho steering stabilizer, and got some wheeling in
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Unread 02-11-2012, 09:37 PM   #8400
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Installed Roof Basket, and give it quick wash!
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