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Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   12-06-2014, 09:37 AM
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Posted By MO2500
This shot isnt perfectly head on nor is the shock...

This shot isnt perfectly head on nor is the shock at full bump on that side but it does show you the angle you want to pay the most attention to when those conditions are met. My new setup is even...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   12-05-2014, 11:13 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Correct In regards to viewing from the side,...

Correct In regards to viewing from the side, increasing spring force and shaft speed closet to compression. viewing from the front or back gets a bit more tricky.

General rule when working within...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-21-2014, 06:07 PM
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Posted By MO2500
This is excellent advice if you are considering...

This is excellent advice if you are considering Mod class. The builds are getting out of hand in a hurry. To be competitive you would have to cut it up till there is nothing really left except half...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   02-28-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By MO2500
When building a cage in a wrangler it is...

When building a cage in a wrangler it is extremely difficult to balance visually and still have adequate head room. You have probably noticed how tall my new cage looks to have the minimum clearance...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   02-26-2014, 11:34 AM
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Posted By MO2500
Make sure you weld as much as you can with all...

Make sure you weld as much as you can with all corners bolted in tight before you pull it to finish getting the spots you can't reach, just to minimize distortion during welding. trust me, it will...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   01-13-2014, 04:28 PM
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Posted By MO2500
You will have trouble fitting the hip bars...

You will have trouble fitting the hip bars comfortably with factory doors. On my first cage I was able to get the A-to-B floor bar to sneak in just under the pocket on the factory door inners and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-05-2013, 07:17 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Looks good Nate. I like the idea of the double...

Looks good Nate. I like the idea of the double angle on the front and back. Now go beat the snot out of it at the hammers and report back!
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-05-2013, 05:55 AM
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Posted By MO2500
This, the fact that the skid drops in the center...

This, the fact that the skid drops in the center and slopes up toward the mounting points on the frame adds a ton of support from bowing upwards. You can think of it as pressing on the point of a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-04-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By MO2500
I know, I was warned about it when I first built...

I know, I was warned about it when I first built it and admit I was wrong to do it that way. However, that is not why the skid bent where it did. It actually has stayed pretty straight where I have...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-04-2013, 06:21 PM
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Posted By MO2500
A good start to a flat skid but lacking any...

A good start to a flat skid but lacking any serious bracing. I can't see it holding up to any hardcore wheeling without the addition of a full width center brace. It really offers nothing special...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-04-2013, 04:46 PM
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Posted By MO2500
The biggest killer is pointy or uneven rock...

The biggest killer is pointy or uneven rock ledges that point load the skid in the unsupported area, you can't prevent the perfect situation that will dent and bend pretty much any skid but if you...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   11-04-2013, 04:01 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Just a little constructive criticism from my own...

Just a little constructive criticism from my own experience with a 1/4" flat skid, not meant to bash your design in any way. The area you left unsupported on the passenger side of the skid plate, I...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-11-2013, 06:47 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Depends on what you consider to be "normal" or...

Depends on what you consider to be "normal" or "acceptable." To me, any wobble, shimmy, shake, vibration, ect. is not "normal".

I bet it's tire/wheel related Danno. You have been through just...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-10-2013, 07:48 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Not to take away from Danno, but if your...

Not to take away from Danno, but if your interested I've got a D30, D35, and 4 linked D44, all with 4.88s, all taking up space in my tiny garage :D
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-04-2013, 12:53 PM
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Posted By MO2500
James' fenders I think.

James' fenders I think.
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   04-29-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By MO2500
Looks nice!

Looks nice!
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-14-2013, 10:50 AM
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Posted By MO2500
This is what I found Maybe an '05-'06...

This is what I found



Maybe an '05-'06 pump would work fine with a 5.3L


Sorry for the off topic discussion Danno.
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-14-2013, 09:32 AM
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Posted By MO2500
It won't. I've heard of some people doing it but...

It won't. I've heard of some people doing it but they technically call for more pressure. IIRC the LS motors need around 55-60 psi and the TJ pumps put out a little less (45-50 maybe?)
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-14-2013, 07:47 AM
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Posted By MO2500
Finding the right stuff to seal it with. I ended...

Finding the right stuff to seal it with. I ended up using fuel safe gasket paper to cut a gasket thicker than the lip on the pump to go between the top ring and the cell and then slathered it all...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-14-2013, 07:15 AM
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Posted By MO2500
I would use the GR ring if I were to ever do...

I would use the GR ring if I were to ever do another cell with a TJ pump. Even off the trail i'd never want to break the seal that was such a PITA to achieve and it would be a huge mess to do :laugh:
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