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Old 12-14-2011, 11:25 AM   #1
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Front Coilover Conversion

This is the latest project for me and the boss on his 06 LJ. He has quite a bit more work done to his jeep compared to my 2000 TJ. He ordered a poly performance Coilover bracket kit to get this started. Let the cutting begin!



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This kit dosent take much cutting, just part of the existing shock mount has to go and the new bracket fits around the cut piece.



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He already has some gen rite hiline fenders installed so the inner fender didn't need much cutting. Both sides were cut and ready to be welded as soon as we could find a welder! Haha

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Old 12-14-2011, 11:36 AM   #2
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Finding a welder we could use to get this finished took the better part of the next day. He had a small miller 140 that couldn't weld a paper clip. Our other problem we ran in to was the fact that he didn't have a way to power a bigger welder in the garage.

After some searching we were able to get our hands on a miller 250 that was still in pretty good shape, lucky for him he took the small one in a trade so he got a pretty good deal on this one in the end.

The next problem was finding a way to power the thing. Running wire down to the garage or having a cord made was gonna cost quite a bit and if he ends up running wire down there, who wants to trench in the snow? So... We snagged a generator from a local rental shop and got to welding


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Old 12-14-2011, 11:43 AM   #3
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With a little coaxing and clamping all the brackets were welded in.


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The kit comes with upper and lower brackets and a crossbar that connects the top brackets. Also came with some limit straps. The bottom bracket just welds directly to the spot where the old shock came out
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