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Old 01-17-2010, 01:17 PM   #1
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the Lifting Process Begins!!

The hubby started putting the 4" Rusty's lift on my CJ7. this is what he got done before the rain started:





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Old 01-17-2010, 07:39 PM   #2
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did hubby say how long it's going to take? rain day hummmm. lol

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Old 01-17-2010, 07:44 PM   #3
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by the way best of luck with the lift. looking foward to more pics.
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Old 01-17-2010, 10:33 PM   #4
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did hubby say how long it's going to take? rain day hummmm. lol
it should only take him a few hours total. it is not that difficult to do it on a jeep with leaf springs. plus he's done it before. he will probably finish it up next weekend.
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Old 01-17-2010, 11:51 PM   #5
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I wish I could just take my axle's off for a couple of days and just do stuff to them
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Old 01-17-2010, 11:57 PM   #6
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i wish i could get away with that kind of work in my front yard. as it is, any time we do major work on the cars we have to semi hide it in the side yard at the end of the drive way
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Old 01-18-2010, 12:35 AM   #7
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Is it done yet? Taking to long.
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Old 01-18-2010, 10:43 AM   #8
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Is it done yet? Taking to long.
no not yet. it is still sitting as is in the front yard.
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Old 01-18-2010, 12:27 PM   #9
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hm you know if he has the axle out already, why not swap in a front 60 and 14 bolt rear..
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Old 01-18-2010, 02:03 PM   #10
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hm you know if he has the axle out already, why not swap in a front 60 and 14 bolt rear..
nah, the front axle was already swapped. the po put dana 44 from a scout up front. the dana 60 is a better axle than the 44, but i think it is overkill for the kind of wheeling i do. i am all about building (or having my hubby build) a strong capable rig, but i don't want it to be so capable that it is effortless to go over obstacles.
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Old 01-18-2010, 02:20 PM   #11
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..... but i don't want it to be so capable that it is effortless to go over obstacles.

I was speaking more from a strength view, than trail view. Trust me, having bigger axles does not mean you get over the trail with little effort...
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Old 01-18-2010, 03:09 PM   #12
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I was speaking more from a strength view, than trail view. Trust me, having bigger axles does not mean you get over the trail with little effort...
that is true, but the other problem i have is that i don't have the $$$ to get a "new" set of axles.
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Old 03-23-2010, 08:19 AM   #13
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Front axle is FINALLY back under the jeep. New wheel bearings, spindle bearings, hubs, and springs. BAJA READY!!


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Old 03-23-2010, 11:18 AM   #14
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damn them cjs are sexy with tube fenders.
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Old 04-05-2010, 02:51 PM   #15
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:56 PM   #16
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Looking good. Now for some larger tires.
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Old 04-05-2010, 11:58 PM   #17
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i want a jeep......... especially one that looks that good.
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Old 04-06-2010, 12:07 AM   #18
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lookin good!!!
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definitely time for tires.
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nice work. when are the tires coming?
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Old 04-06-2010, 11:18 AM   #22
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Front axle is FINALLY back under the jeep. New wheel bearings, spindle bearings, hubs, and springs. BAJA READY!!


Ok if its ready for me,then I'll take it thank you very much!
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Old 04-06-2010, 01:35 PM   #23
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definitely not ready. looks like something hanging down, like a drive shaft or something.
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Old 04-06-2010, 01:59 PM   #24
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Old 04-10-2010, 09:54 PM   #26
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Not 100% done yet but still lookin good.


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Old 04-10-2010, 09:59 PM   #27
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it needs some more pink.
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Old 04-11-2010, 06:56 PM   #29
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Looks great Jess. Are you going to install a rope ladder next?
Just kidding, I'm actually jealous. I want a big ol' Jeep.
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looks real nice. when you taking it wheeling again?

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