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Unread 11-28-2013, 05:30 AM   #90901
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picked up my ATK longblock. Gonna work on it Friday.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 09:03 AM   #90902
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Went to change the oil in the wife's wj and the drain plug just spins. Crap! Salvage yard tomorrow.
OT: thought I had angry sparrows. It turns out just the transfer case linkage. I almost had the front driveshaft off before I figured it out.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 10:42 AM   #90903
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Yesterday-

Cut up my smittybilt bumper
From this


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To this


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Today-
Installed LED headlights this morning but I gotta wait till dark to see how good they are.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 11:21 AM   #90904
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Got my MC sliders painted and mounted as well as painted my flares. Extremely pleased with the way it came out. Forgot to get some good pics at the shop in the light, and iPhones do not like the dark.




What paint did you use?
Looks good.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 11:25 AM   #90905
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What paint did you use?
Looks good.
Krylon Fusion Satin on the flares and Krylon Dual Satin on the sliders
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Unread 11-28-2013, 01:05 PM   #90906
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Krylon Fusion Satin on the flares and Krylon Dual Satin on the sliders
I used the same on mine. so far it has held up great
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Unread 11-28-2013, 02:21 PM   #90907
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Anybody know the free length of a RC 2.5" front coil off the top of their head?
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Unread 11-28-2013, 04:40 PM   #90908
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Anybody know the free length of a RC 2.5" front coil off the top of their head?
Crap just put mine in. Could have measured it for ya.

On topic. I lifted it and all four rear upper shock bolts came out great in spite of 16 years of Maine salt
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Unread 11-28-2013, 04:51 PM   #90909
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Crap just put mine in. Could have measured it for ya.

On topic. I lifted it and all four rear upper shock bolts came out great in spite of 16 years of Maine salt
Very lucky I had all four break off..
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Unread 11-28-2013, 04:55 PM   #90910
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Crap just put mine in. Could have measured it for ya. On topic. I lifted it and all four rear upper shock bolts came out great in spite of 16 years of Maine salt
How are the coils? Stiff?
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Unread 11-28-2013, 04:58 PM   #90911
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Had them on my tj and I liked them. The ride wasn't bad at all and I was using their shocks.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 08:35 PM   #90912
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Had them on my tj and I liked them. The ride wasn't bad at all and I was using their shocks.
What do have now? How is it compared to RC?
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Unread 11-28-2013, 08:42 PM   #90913
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lifted it and all four rear upper shock bolts came out great in spite of 16 years of Maine salt
I hope you put anti-seize on them. Mine came out after 10 years of Maryland salt the first time but 6 months later when I changed shocks again 2 of them broke off. After that and my nutsert problem I'm putting that stuff on every bolt that goes back on my Jeep from now on.
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Unread 11-28-2013, 08:56 PM   #90914
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I hope you put anti-seize on them. Mine came out after 10 years of Maryland salt the first time but 6 months later when I changed shocks again 2 of them broke off. After that and my nutsert problem I'm putting that stuff on every bolt that goes back on my Jeep from now on.
Keep in mind that the torque specification on the bolt/nuts you install with anti-seize will have a reduced torque requirement of approximately 15-20%, unless called out differently by the FSM...
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Unread 11-28-2013, 09:24 PM   #90915
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I have a wj now, needed something more friendly for my wife and I. I plan on having another one though.
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