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post #31 of 36 Old 04-28-2012, 11:46 AM
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good idea. I may do this on my trailer w/ CJ tailgate...was wondering how i was going to latch that. do both use the same key? will the latches hold a good amount of weight hitting the tailgate from behind?
Update: I am able to use one key for both!


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post #32 of 36 Old 04-28-2012, 12:14 PM
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post #33 of 36 Old 04-28-2012, 07:53 PM
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I am going to have to do this mod some day!
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post #34 of 36 Old 04-29-2012, 10:20 AM
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I had been thinking of doing this but wasn't sure how it would turn out. Thanks for the pics and write up. Looks great!!
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post #35 of 36 Old 04-30-2012, 01:58 PM
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update:

over the weekend I tried flipping the buckle; mounting it backwards is not-the-cool. see pics:

unlocked:


open & close...watch out


so then I flipped them back, filled the threads with weld, and re-DnT at roughly 1.4":


That makes for a nice tight punch-you-in-the-knuckes buckle!
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as she sits:

1992 YJ 1"Body Lift, Slip Yoke Eliminator & CV Driveshaft,
2.5" TJ exhaust, WJ valve cover, XJ Computer, External Slave Cyl AX15,
Durango Steeringbox, No track or sway bars, CJ tailgate, on 31's :)
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post #36 of 36 Old 04-30-2012, 05:48 PM
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I have just found my next mod, thanks for the awesome wright up!
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