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Unread 01-08-2014, 08:16 PM   #19996
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My Daddy taught me, "Don't force anything. Get a bigger hammer."
Hahaha great advice. Ill pass that one along to my son! Haha
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Unread 01-08-2014, 11:01 PM   #19997
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Added some 3/4 spacers from the bumper and winch weighing it down. Seems to have leveled it back to normal. I can tell because its a little bit more of a stretch getting in and out (the way it should be )
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Unread 01-08-2014, 11:05 PM   #19998
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Try getting in without using your arms to pull yourself up into the cabin. Actually, it's not that difficult.
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Unread 01-08-2014, 11:08 PM   #19999
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Try getting in without using your arms to pull yourself up into the cabin. Actually, it's not that difficult.
Ugh. When I went to test drive my Jeep before I bought it, I had a backpack in one hand and a motorcycle helmet in the other. I thought I was man enough to make it inside without needing hands. Well, the damn jeep was lifted about 5" from the PO.

I made it in. But I didn't look like a cool guy doing it.
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Unread 01-08-2014, 11:11 PM   #20000
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Try getting in without using your arms to pull yourself up into the cabin. Actually, it's not that difficult.
That doesnt sound enjoyable, when the steering wheel is right there lol.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:36 AM   #20001
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Try getting in without using your arms to pull yourself up into the cabin. Actually, it's not that difficult.
Why?!?

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Unread 01-09-2014, 01:28 AM   #20002
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Added some 3/4 spacers from the bumper and winch weighing it down. Seems to have leveled it back to normal. I can tell because its a little bit more of a stretch getting in and out (the way it should be )
What kind you use? My DIY cruise ship anchor/front bumper dropped my already factory raked front end about a half inch.

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Unread 01-09-2014, 10:24 AM   #20003
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I still am limited to 30 lbs. lifting. I weigh 150 lbs. over that.


Fortunately, Recon Turn Signal lenses don't weight nearly 30 lbs. so I will be putting them on this weekend.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:14 PM   #20004
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I still am limited to 30 lbs. lifting. I weigh 150 lbs. over that. Fortunately, Recon Turn Signal lenses don't weight nearly 30 lbs. so I will be putting them on this weekend.

Ahh. I had to do some changes to the grab handles because I have really crappy shoulders and hips/knees so I look pretty goofy climbing in and out of the JK/LJ.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:26 PM   #20005
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I looked pretty goofy, too, even before my surgery. Climbing in and out, that is.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:29 PM   #20006
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Glad I'm not the only one! I'm 5'6 so I'm not short, just have had several orthopedic surgeries. Do you have side steps?
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:31 PM   #20007
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Something like this may help some of you.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 12:51 PM   #20008
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My GF is 4'10" and gets in just fine.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 01:27 PM   #20009
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My GF is 4'10" and gets in just fine.
Must be nice.
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Unread 01-09-2014, 06:42 PM   #20010
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Glad I'm not the only one! I'm 5'6 so I'm not short, just have had several orthopedic surgeries. Do you have side steps?
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