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post #46 of 97 Old 02-17-2020, 09:08 AM Thread Starter
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Will do, I need to watch some videos or something on how to use the calculator correctly lol.

Atlas went into production last week, should be showing up this week. LS1 will be done this week also.
Decided to go snowboarding Wednesday till Sunday so wont be able to pick stuff up probably till next Monday.

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Atlas showed up today, should be picking up the LS1 tonight.
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post #48 of 97 Old 02-25-2020, 04:59 AM
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Will do, I need to watch some videos or something on how to use the calculator correctly lol.


I would imagine your numbers would be close to mine because the similar setup and parts used. About the only difference would be the amount of rear stretch.






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I would imagine your numbers would be close to mine because the similar setup and parts used. About the only difference would be the amount of rear stretch.
Been following your build on pirate, glad you have one here too. Pirate seems dead anymore, but yes mine should be dang near identical to yours. Only difference Is im about a 4" rear stretch and I think your around 7?
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Been following your build on pirate, glad you have one here too. Pirate seems dead anymore, but yes mine should be dang near identical to yours. Only difference Is im about a 4" rear stretch and I think your around 7?


Thanks, the build thread is longer and a little more detailed here. I was wondering why I had seen your thread before but wasn’t subscribed, then realized I was subscribed to the pirate one.

I think the rear stretch it’s more than that? Stock LJ is 103”. I was at 108” right after the frame tub extension which seemed to put my tires in the middle of LJ 4” stretch corners. That also makes since being 15” longer than YJ wheel base. After linking the rear it ended up at 112” (front was maybe stretched 1/2” at the time with leafs). Then after front links it ended up 116.5”. Hope this helps.

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Man, your front is way out there, 87tpi. Are you running full hydro?

I’m sitting at 115”. I can appreciate what it took for you to get to 116.5”. Nice.

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Man, your front is way out there, 87tpi. Are you running full hydro?

I’m sitting at 115”. I can appreciate what it took for you to get to 116.5”. Nice.


Yes, full hydro. I wanted 117” but ordered my lowers shorter than I should have.

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I'm planning around 114-115, i'm only doing a 4" rear stretch. Otherwise ill have to run a fuel cell or gen-right tank. I don't think a couple extra inches in the back is worth the price tag of a new tank.
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I'm planning around 114-115, i'm only doing a 4" rear stretch. Otherwise ill have to run a fuel cell or gen-right tank. I don't think a couple extra inches in the back is worth the price tag of a new tank.


108” was with factory tank. That was the absolute max stretch with the 14 bolt before it hit the tank

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Here is the Genright 19 gallon Crawler next to the stock LJ 19 gallon tank. After removing the 2nd LJ cross member, it does allow for a good bit of stretch. You are right though, it is pricey. I toyed with the idea of stretching as much as I could with the stock tank, but in the end after all the work to stretch it, I wanted the axle as far back as possible while still keeping a good sized tank under there. I really, really wanted to get rid of that nasty LJ overhang.
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post #57 of 97 Old 02-25-2020, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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I already cut the back cross member out and moved the tank back. This works good with the 4" stretch armor I have from poison spyder. I guess I can always upgrade later if I want.
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LS1 build time! Specs are unknown at this point, I need to do some more research on parts. I want it to be alittle wild but can still run on 87 if needed. I dont want to be in the middle of no where and worry about finding a premium pump.
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Little bit done on the motor, still waiting on heads. Also going to be stupid busy the next week or two, hopefully I can find some time to work on it. I would like to be done before Easter jeep, probably wont go since Iv been multiple times before but it would be nice to say its ready if I wanted to go!
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Not much of an update, motobilt full hydro mount and truss showed up. Was hoping to get more stuff done this weekend but turned 25 Today so did a lot more drinking than working. Hopefully I can get some stuff done this week.
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