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post #82111 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 08:29 AM
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Did you check toe-in? Or axle centering? Those two things were wayyyy off after I installed my lift.
Absolutely- the LTSA setup that I bought from MC came with new, pre-adjusted trackbars, so the axle centering was taken care of (although I did verify).

As for the toe-in, I am positive that it is in... I actually took the Jeep in to have the alignment checked, and the owner (40+yrs experience) said that the toe-in only equates to like 1/6 of a degree and would not be affected by the lift. He even took the time to put it on the rack to show me my concern was unfounded.

Since damiendrt didn't change any steering components, alignment is not necessary...only re-centering the steering wheel.


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post #82112 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 08:58 AM
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Finally replaced the O2 sensor that's been tripping my CEL.

Hopefully that will stop that code for more than a day.

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Went and got oil, filter and a set auto lite APP985 plugs only to find out that the ole girl has..... Wait for it, E3 spark plugs in her. If I would have known these plugs were in 6 months ago when i traded for it, I would have changed them immediately. Every review and personal account I have seen says they are trash and not worth the time or effort to put them. I am curious about what the difference will be with the auto lites!!!

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post #82114 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 09:35 AM
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Installed Poison Spyder trailgate...

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post #82115 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 09:59 AM
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Installed Poison Spyder trailgate...
Just curious, with a. Swing out tire carrier, what benefit is the drop down tailgate?

I really want to change mine to that style, but don't know what to do with my spare.

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Just curious, with a. Swing out tire carrier, what benefit is the drop down tailgate?

I really want to change mine to that style, but don't know what to do with my spare.

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I just like it to sit on. A cool drink and a hang out spot. The ultimate mod.
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I just like it to sit on. A cool drink and a hang out spot. The ultimate mod.
Fair enough! Mount a bottle opener on that tire carrier and you've got a one stop shop.

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Fair enough! Mount a bottle opener on that tire carrier and you've got a one stop shop.

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I like you style.
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installed my Warn 9.5CTI , they changes the color from silver to black
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post #82121 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 10:26 AM
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I just like it to sit on. A cool drink and a hang out spot. The ultimate mod.
Also, an extra table for camping/cooking.
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post #82122 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 10:33 AM
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Just curious, with a. Swing out tire carrier, what benefit is the drop down tailgate?

I really want to change mine to that style, but don't know what to do with my spare.

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I put it on because i like the style of a tailgate and the added use of the extra flat area. .. just like everyone said, table cup holder and tool/workspace! Its not complete yet though. .. still gotta paint
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Just curious, with a. Swing out tire carrier, what benefit is the drop down tailgate?

I really want to change mine to that style, but don't know what to do with my spare.

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That's on my list too... Even with a bumper that has a swingarm tire carrier, I whack the snot out of my tailgate on the hinge spindle everytime I open it.

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I put it on because i like the style of a tailgate and the added use of the extra flat area. .. just like everyone said, table cup holder and tool/workspace! Its not complete yet though. .. still gotta paint
Was it a PITA to install?? Is it 'slamable'? Or do you need to hold it closed, and secure the latches manually??

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post #82125 of 110820 Old 04-05-2013, 10:36 AM
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Finally replaced the O2 sensor that's been tripping my CEL.

Hopefully that will stop that code for more than a day.

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glad i could motivate you to get it done... which one was it? guessing a down stream one
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