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post #211 of 1329 Old 02-17-2010, 11:11 PM
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I would guess the ones that have the diagonal bars across the back corner of them.
I thought those were the stock one?!?!?!


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post #212 of 1329 Old 02-17-2010, 11:17 PM
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I thought those were the stock one?!?!?!
They were. To early '05 They had windows with no crossbars then from later '05 on they made them with the crossbars.

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I like the Metal Cloak concept, but not excited about cutting my Rockers like RubiconRazorback (assuming I replace with Savvy eventually) and don't know enough about TnT, Genright, or Poison Spider, Rokmen or ??? to make an educated decision
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The first cut was definitely painful, kind of like the first 17/32" hole that went into the tub But after that, I was almost looking around for things to cut

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Your shaft isn't long enough to handle that kind of droop...
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C'mon Wade, you know you want to pull that trigger

The first cut was definitely painful, kind of like the first 17/32" hole that went into the tub But after that, I was almost looking around for things to cut
Oh god, that made me cry...then I drilled the rest with a smile on my face

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I just have one question- How do you tie the hoop into the fender with isolation? Or, did you plan on mounting the tub solid to the frame? Alright, that was two questions.


I dont plan on running tube fenders that way if at all. But if i were to do it like that my isolation would be a mastercraft suspension seat. If anything i would run AEV highlines. I dont wheel in places like you do, and im to worried about messing up my jeep to bounce my fender off something(still owe 15,600 on it)
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C'mon Wade, you know you want to pull that trigger

The first cut was definitely painful, kind of like the first 17/32" hole that went into the tub But after that, I was almost looking around for things to cut
I got some money to spend in other area's first (35" Tires/Rear Bumper/TireCarrier/Tub Rails, and then the rockers I suppose), so I have some time to work my self up to it...
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what was the 15/32 hole for?
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what was the 15/32 hole for?
17/32" and it was for installing the nutserts...

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17/32" and it was for installing the nutserts...
About 12 of them or so for the corners...
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rockers? that is gonna make me cringe too. Im waiting for the savvy rockers with a better step. I have a 10 year old girl that will need it.
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I too like the panels painted but when we do that they don't show very well. In fact, people don't even realize that all of our product is on a Jeep. Check out my 04 build and you'll see what I mean. The corners and rocker bases were either anodized or powder coated. It looks great but to the average person it looks like a stock Jeep.

What windows do you have?

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Yeah, I can see leaving them unpainted for selling puposes but I would want my jeep to appear fairly stock if I had armor

I have the windows that have the diagonal split in them

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Here is the JK Hi Pinion D44 front axle that will be going in the LJ. Also the Reid Racing JK Knuckles. Ultimately, I don't know how the steering and brakes are going to shake out but I think Blaine has a pretty good handle on them.




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had to edit I just can't be THAT big of a stooge good looking gear are there any plans to powder coat the undercarriage?..or the Knuckles to match the axle?

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Gerald, you spoke earlier of selling this Jeep eventually correct? I think it would be a better idea to donate it for a JF giveaway!

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Here is the JK Hi Pinion D44 front axle that will be going in the LJ. Also the Reid Racing JK Knuckles. Ultimately, I don't know how the steering and brakes are going to shake out but I think Blaine has a pretty good handle on them.
Looks good!

How are you going to address the weak tubes and inner C's?
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