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Unread 04-02-2013, 07:39 AM   #1141
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Could you get me a measurement of the height of the tub sliders? Thanks.

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Unread 04-02-2013, 09:28 AM   #1142
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Unfortunately yes, they're stock unit bearings.
How have they been holding up to the 37s? Did Gerald have any problems with them?
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Unread 04-02-2013, 10:03 AM   #1143
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How have they been holding up to the 37s? Did Gerald have any problems with them?
I haven't needed to change them yet, but I don't feel comfortable with the stock outers. I'm big on reliability and with the Currie RJ 60, I think I should be alright.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 10:10 AM   #1144
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Are you going to put a steering box skid over the new bling-y box?
I have the Warn skid on there now. The same day I put it on Blaine sent me pictures of his aluminum skid. My plan is to get Blaine to make me one when he does one for Kat and then give away the Warn one.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 10:34 AM   #1145
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Blaine sent me pictures of his aluminum skid. My plan is to get Blaine to make me one
Another Savvy product in the works?
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Unread 04-02-2013, 11:13 AM   #1146
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Another Savvy product in the works?
If enough people want them, then I don't see why they wouldn't be.
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Unread 04-02-2013, 11:26 AM   #1147
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If enough people want them, then I don't see why they wouldn't be.
If the price is right, I'd be interested. The aluminum with some spray paint should hold up better than steel in the Chicago-area winters.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 10:09 PM   #1148
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We had to cut out the rear towers and replace them because the other ones were too short to work with the Fox shocks. Not a bad welding job.
It came out just as I suspected it would.
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Unread 05-16-2013, 08:26 PM   #1149
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Brought the Jeep to Blaine's on Tuesday.

Got the front axle out and some of the old brackets cut off. We got the links for the front 3 link and the rear 4 link. Waiting on the new axle, suspension brackets and JJ's.

Here's a picture of Joe Dillard cutting a control arm bracket off.


Front axle out and ready for paint.



Back of the Jeep is collecting parts.

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Unread 05-17-2013, 08:27 AM   #1150
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Awesome. Keep us updated.
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Good to see this Jeep still evolving.
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Such a nice Jeep! Love where the build is going. Keep it up!
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Unread 05-19-2013, 12:23 PM   #1153
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We should get a lot done this week. RJ 60 will be ready Monday or Tuesday, by then we should have everything we need to complete Blaine's mid arm front and rear, mold the outboard shock towers in, and install the shocks. Then we will work on the brakes and steering.

I can't tell you what a privilege it is to have Blaine and Joe work on my Jeep. It's been a great learning experience.
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Unread 05-20-2013, 07:06 PM   #1154
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Finally got around to swapping the rear Fox shocks, 241, Trans cooler and gauge.
We had to cut out the rear towers and replace them because the other ones were too short to work with the Fox shocks. Not a bad welding job.

How did you go about cutting out the rear mounts?
Did you cut the whole mount out along the welds and start back over from scratch?
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Unread 05-20-2013, 08:10 PM   #1155
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How did you go about cutting out the rear mounts?
Did you cut the whole mount out along the welds and start back over from scratch?
Yep, just used the cut-off disc on a grinder and zipped them out of the frame, added in some new pieces of frame to make the hole smaller, cut in the new mount and blended it all in.
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