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Unread 02-08-2008, 08:48 AM   #31
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Thanks, I didn't know if you did or not, I'm fairly new into all this! Yeah the skid looks kinda beat up! HA! Do you have the AA and Tom Woods?

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Unread 02-08-2008, 09:02 AM   #32
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Thanks, I didn't know if you did or not, I'm fairly new into all this! Yeah the skid looks kinda beat up! HA! Do you have the AA and Tom Woods?
Yep, Advance Adapters/Tom Woods CV/SYE.
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Unread 02-08-2008, 02:13 PM   #33
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So this is where the funds from the purchase I made went towards. Did you use the hardware from RE? If you did, go ahead and replace the hardware with a higher grade or use the stock bolts. My buddy sheered one (RE Hardware) of his on his uppers and it resulted in a spun tube. Btw, your Jeep looks nice.
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Unread 02-12-2008, 08:37 AM   #34
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So this is where the funds from the purchase I made went towards.
hehe, yep . Is your project complete??

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Did you use the hardware from RE?
I did use all of the hardware from RE. Someone else was telling me that the hardware they provide is only equivalent to grade-5 .

I've found that few manufacturers include grade-8 hardware with their kits, which is unfortunate. I know that Currie does, but off the top of my head they're the only one that comes to mind.
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Unread 02-12-2008, 04:50 PM   #35
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So, I decided that the Warn flares were just too wide for my liking and went back to the Rubicon flares. Rubicon flares are 4" and the Warns are 6" -- I think a 5" flare would be just about perfect but I don't think they exist .

Started snowing just as I was about to snap some pics today:







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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:00 PM   #36
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Next on the list:

Alloy USA 4.88 Gears
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Warn XD9000i Winch
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Tough Stuff EZ-Flip


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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:21 PM   #37
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Nice build, I like it a lot better with the Rubi flares. The Warns looked too big.
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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:23 PM   #38
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hehe, yep . Is your project complete??
I got the rear axle done, you can check out my sig for that. I still have to regear the front to match the rear before I can go wheeling. The track bar you sold me worked out nicely.
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Unread 02-12-2008, 05:48 PM   #39
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I got the rear axle done, you can check out my sig for that. I still have to regear the front to match the rear before I can go wheeling. The track bar you sold me worked out nicely.
Good to hear! I thought I could kinda see the track bar in one of your pics .
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Unread 05-12-2008, 11:04 PM   #40
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Hey thread subscribers .

Just wanted to updated the build thread with a driveway poser and a trail pic. She performed beautifully a few weekends ago out at Rausch Creek! Isn't it great when all the blood and sweat finally pays off????:



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Unread 01-28-2009, 04:05 PM   #41
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Three mods I'll be focusing on for 2009:

Currie HD Steering
Kilby Belly and Engine Skid Plates
ORO LiteDOT, PlateLITE, License Plate Relocation Bracket


Further updates as things progress, of course .
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Unread 01-28-2009, 05:17 PM   #42
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i think with the warn flares it looked just right!great rig!!
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Unread 01-28-2009, 06:23 PM   #43
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it's a good looking jeep, Andrew. I like the wheels on all black jeep. I agree with the warn flares being a little too wide.

Also, I like your front bumper. Simple and not to big. Who makes it? I'm gonna replace my front bumper as my next purchase.
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Unread 01-28-2009, 08:56 PM   #44
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it's a good looking jeep, Andrew. I like the wheels on all black jeep. I agree with the warn flares being a little too wide.

Also, I like your front bumper. Simple and not to big. Who makes it? I'm gonna replace my front bumper as my next purchase.
Thanks, Steve. Yours isn't so bad either ya know

Only thing that stinks about the American Racing Baja wheels is that they aren't clear coated. Here in the northeast that means major pitting and oxidation. Still, I'd rather not run steel wheels on my daily driver.

Both my front and rear bumpers are by Garvin. Simple and effective:

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