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I’ve got family in Mammoth, so we pass through Bishop quite often. Heading up there this weekend actually, but in our Subaru.

I’m currently building my ZJ up, but once it’s done I’ll be heading our fairly often. I want to explore around the 395 and west of the sierras more. Dusy Ershim, Strawberry Lake, etc. are all on my radar. Never got to do them in my previous jeeps and I’m building this one from stock so it’ll be a while until I’m ready to run those trails. But that’s specifically what I’m building it for.
 

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Ok guys, long time since I’ve been on here. I’m thinking about buying a used Jeep a 2019. Would need to be re geared. Not looking to build a rock crawler like my last 05. Just thinking a re gear, and adding a locker. There use to be a guy on here that re geared a lot of jeeps. I think his name was Ron Haus, or something like that? Is he still around, or where else is a good place to take it here in Southern Cal.

This jeep I’m looking at has something like 3.45 ratio.
 

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Ok guys, long time since I've been on here. I'm thinking about buying a used Jeep a 2019. Would need to be re geared. Not looking to build a rock crawler like my last 05. Just thinking a re gear, and adding a locker. There use to be a guy on here that re geared a lot of jeeps. I think his name was Ron Haus, or something like that? Is he still around, or where else is a good place to take it here in Southern Cal.

This jeep I'm looking at has something like 3.45 ratio.
RWK Haus Supply. He regeared my LJ back in '09 I think, he does good work. His website is still active.
 

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I have a very odd question guys.
Have a 2002 WJ Limited. I purchased the IRO front extended lower control arms. A few weeks back I attempted to install them myself, but could not align the bolts correctly.
I was wondering if any home Jeep mechanics in the local area, would be willing to help me out. I'm not sure if this is a 2 man job, or if I can complete the task myself. I wouldn't ask, but I'm kind of by myself in the area here & don't have other jeep buddies.

I live in Montclair 91763 (it's the first city in San Bernardino, and next to Pomona which is considered L.A. County).

By the way, I checked with the local off road shop, and they're asking for over $200 to install both. I don't mind paying, but I'd like to believe (based on videos I've watched & conversations on here with others) it's a job I can do myself at home.

Thanks everyone & any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi, try using a ratchet strap around the axle to pull / align the mounting points. That's what I did with my TJ back in the day.
 

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Hi, try using a ratchet strap around the axle to pull / align the mounting points. That's what I did with my TJ back in the day.
I tried it, but I also believe the rachet strap I may have used is to small. Did you also have to jack up the axle, while using the rachet strap to align the mounting points?
 

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Hi, try using a ratchet strap around the axle to pull / align the mounting points. That's what I did with my TJ back in the day.
I tried it, but I also believe the rachet strap I may have used is to small. Did you also have to jack up the axle, while using the rachet strap to align the mounting points?
Hi, yes raise the front axle off the ground via the frame with jack stands. The front axle will align more easily with a ratchet strap. Do one side at a time. Let us know how it goes. 👍🏼
 

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I know nobody posts here anymore lol but I'll be in Big Bear this weekend 10-12 of December if anyone wants to meet up for some type of day trail run. Let me know if you'll be in the area and want to hit some trails. I have everything installed except the rear fenders and i want to get out there and stretch it's legs.
 
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