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Unread 03-17-2012, 10:45 AM   #7621
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St george is the closest roadhouse. Right off of 15 too. And the closest chic fila is in san bernardino... Ask me how I know this!!

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Unread 03-17-2012, 10:57 AM   #7622
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St george is the closest roadhouse. Right off of 15 too. And the closest chic fila is in san bernardino... Ask me how I know this!!
Awesome!! Thanks - ill have to plan a trip up there and surprise her with it!!!
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Unread 03-17-2012, 10:59 AM   #7623
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Awesome!! Thanks - ill have to plan a trip up there and surprise her with it!!!
Mmmmmm cinnamon butter rolls! Thanks now I'm headed to the gym just by the simple thought of that
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Unread 03-17-2012, 11:16 AM   #7624
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I'm going to go hit the jeep with some polishing compound and then wax the paint....the summer is coming fast and i dont want this thing sitting out in the sun baking without being properly treated first!
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Unread 03-17-2012, 11:19 AM   #7625
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I'm going to go hit the jeep with some polishing compound and then wax the paint....the summer is coming fast and i dont want this thing sitting out in the sun baking without being properly treated first!
I saw your ride at bass pro shop couple weeks ago. People thought I was weird I stood there looking at it longer than I should have. That thing is sick. Nice ride
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Unread 03-17-2012, 12:01 PM   #7626
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Got a little problem installing my new shocks. The bracket attached to my axle is a hair too narrow to receive the bottom end of the shock. Sure enough, the sleeve at the bottom of my new bilsteins are a bit wider than the interior of the bracket. Anybody available to help a brother out with some advice, or maybe something to cut the sleeve down a bit so it would fit?
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Unread 03-17-2012, 12:12 PM   #7627
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Got a little problem installing my new shocks. The bracket attached to my axle is a hair too narrow to receive the bottom end of the shock. Sure enough, the sleeve at the bottom of my new bilsteins are a bit wider than the interior of the bracket. Anybody available to help a brother out with some advice, or maybe something to cut the sleeve down a bit so it would fit?
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Unread 03-17-2012, 12:39 PM   #7628
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Anybody in or near the southeast part of the valley/henderson have the time, inclination (and a grinder) to help me out? I'll bring a pack of Coca Cola ...
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Unread 03-17-2012, 12:51 PM   #7629
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Anybody in or near the southeast part of the valley/henderson have the time, inclination (and a grinder) to help me out? I'll bring a pack of Coca Cola ...
Are you positive they are rig side up? My 5100's mounted can down in the rear.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 01:01 PM   #7630
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Are you positive they are rig side up? My 5100's mounted can down in the rear.
They shipped with the cross bracket attached to the one end already, so no choice really on which way was up or down. Don't know if I can move that.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 01:02 PM   #7631
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I think I may use a bfh to open the bracket up a little bit. Quadratec support tells me that this is actually really common, and they suggest a pry bar or bfh.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 01:06 PM   #7632
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I think I may use a bfh to open the bracket up a little bit. Quadratec support tells me that this is actually really common, and they suggest a pry bar or bfh.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 01:38 PM   #7633
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Anybody in or near the southeast part of the valley/henderson have the time, inclination (and a grinder) to help me out? I'll bring a pack of Coca Cola ...
Warm springs and Bermuda! Come on down.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 03:54 PM   #7634
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I think I may use a bfh to open the bracket up a little bit. Quadratec support tells me that this is actually really common, and they suggest a pry bar or bfh.
If you still need help let me know ASAP. I can help but am leaving my parents in a few mins. That is where I keep my tools.
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Unread 03-17-2012, 04:35 PM   #7635
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Thanks for all the offers ... a neighbor (who I had tried to call early) returned my call and ground down the ends. So shocks are all in!

I am very happy with the difference just driving down the road. I don't think my crappy white tubes where doing much of anything ... when I unbolted them, they didn't expand at all! My shoulders and arms are dying from compressing my new shocks just to get them bolted in ...
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