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post #89656 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 06:36 PM
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Came out to my jeep at lunch at work to find a TJ on brand new 37s" parked next to it. Had tons of lift, some horrible long arm. no t-case skids, funky crossmember, d30 and d35, wheel spacers, ZJ tie rod, super wide flares. Total mall crawler.

Guy came out to leave while I was looking at it. So I tried to talk to him, he didn't know what gears were in it or if the axles were beefed up at all. By the way it jumped out of the parking space I would say 3.73'a at best.

I didn't even ask him If he wheels it.

His only saving grace was that he's only had it for a few months.
Waste of 37"s if you ask me.


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post #89657 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 07:01 PM
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By the way it jumped out of the parking space I would say 3.73'a at best.
Can you explain this? Never knew you could identify gears in a certain way...

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post #89658 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 07:02 PM
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You'll like it. I bought the LP10000. They were both on sale and the 10k was only $30 more. It was free shipping, too!
From where?
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post #89659 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 07:09 PM
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Can you explain this? Never knew you could identify gears in a certain way...
I can tell but the amount of skinny peddle it takes a jeep to get going if its regeared or not.
From there its knowing what was offered in them stock.

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post #89660 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 07:23 PM
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Can you explain this? Never knew you could identify gears in a certain way...
Just a complete guess. In first gear he jumped off the line. If he was geared lower, he would have came off the line slower.

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post #89661 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 07:41 PM
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I tightened down the front trackbar drop bracket. It still makes a pop noise when turning though. I need to weld that thing down. Brackets shouldn't be bolted.

I also corrected the rear axle thrust angle. :-)

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post #89662 of 111734 Old 10-17-2013, 08:19 PM
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Front track bar drop bracket? The one on the axle end? You can take that off, and ditch the dpa for better steering(unless you are running some other kind of setup, then forget I said anything)

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From where?
I've had it for a year and a half. When I bought it Quadratech had them on sale and I got free shipping at the time using Google Shopping. I bought the winch, a Warrior Products mount, a pair of Teraflex 3/4" spacers for the front, and a pair of Rockhard 4x4 frame tie-ins for the rear bumper for under $600.

The first use was on a full sized suburban buried to the sand up to the frame. It was under a bridge and I had to use one of the bridge posts to anchor the Jeep with a 30k strap. Jeeps are not heavy enough to just pull one of those things out. Winch did just fine, though.

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The Jeep now has Cadillac horns. Four of 'em!

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The Jeep now has Cadillac horns. Four of 'em!
Four to make it louder or are they different tones?
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post #89666 of 111734 Old 10-18-2013, 02:55 AM
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Four to make it louder or are they different tones?
Different tones and they are quite a bit louder.

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post #89667 of 111734 Old 10-18-2013, 04:09 AM
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Well did my air box mod to fit a snorkel today but wit get a panel beater to mount the snorkel on the side . Not keen on cutting a hole in the side of my jeep !
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Well did my air box mod to fit a snorkel today but wit get a panel beater to mount the snorkel on the side . Not keen on cutting a hole in the side of my jeep !
Lets see it.
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post #89669 of 111734 Old 10-18-2013, 05:00 AM
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Couple of pic of my snorkel mod too air box

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post #89670 of 111734 Old 10-18-2013, 09:16 AM
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while removing the CAI to ship to its buyer i noticed my stock harness has the pigtail for the cruise control servo. I then pulled my airbag and found that I also have the correct clock spring for cruise control. Now just to get the servo and switches. Been wanting this for quite some time and finally got around to checking.
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