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Old 04-04-2013, 03:43 PM   #15121
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Mega short???? Is that anything like JB conversions super short
Its the terraflex version. CJ Tatton on Ebay bundles them with his drive shafts for great price.

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Old 04-04-2013, 04:11 PM   #15122
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Remounted my fog lamps to the top of the bumper.......... After looking at them sticking out down there on the bottom I decided I didn't like the look so I moved them back on top..... Rained all day here so not much happening,,,,,,,,

wrong pic but you get the idea
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:34 PM   #15123
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jeepsrgreat... "Got 35s on today!"

Looks great..! Mind if I ask what you did for clearance..? I'm starting to get parts together for a low-lift with 35's.
The guy I spoke with at Rokmen was more than happy to help me out got any tips, or know what to do for springs to support a 360 with aluminum heads and intake..?

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You should see the stuff these guys are doing, it's just incredible..!
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:45 PM   #15124
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Yesterday I drove it a few hours north for spring break. Today, it broke down and got a ride on a tow truck. Hopefully get it fixed by tomorrow..
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #15125
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:59 PM   #15126
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Yesterday I drove it a few hours north for spring break. Today, it broke down and got a ride on a tow truck. Hopefully get it fixed by tomorrow..
What broke?
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:22 PM   #15127
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Ditched the wheel weights and put in some Dyna Beads
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:32 PM   #15128
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Ditched the wheel weights and put in some Dyna Beads
What are dynamic beads, obviously for balancing, never heard of them?
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:34 PM   #15129
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:05 PM   #15130
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What are dyna beads, obviously for balancing, never heard of them?
Tire Balancing Products

Went in pretty smooth...needed to hold an engraver up to the valve stem...the vibration was useful to help them through the valve stem.

Had it up to 45 mph on the test drive after putting them in with no shake at all. Tomorrow will be the full test on the highway into work.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:27 PM   #15131
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Post results tomorrow after work. This sounds like a good idea for me. I have a 100-150 mile round trip commute everyday for work. Have to balance tires more often than I prefer
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:50 PM   #15132
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Anybody know what tire carrier this is? It's on an 09 rubicon. Just curious if its custom or what


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Old 04-04-2013, 08:51 PM   #15133
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Anybody know what tire carrier this is? It's on an 09 rubicon. Just curious if its custom or what
Genright?
http://www.genright.com/ProductInfo....ductid=RTC3500
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:55 PM   #15134
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Same color as mine! I love my blacked out grille.
Ha ha..! Too cool, I'm mounting my lights up there too, with some L.E.D. marker mirrors, and baja style guards around them... Great Jeep Dewster..!
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:56 PM   #15135
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Post results tomorrow after work. This sounds like a good idea for me. I have a 100-150 mile round trip commute everyday for work. Have to balance tires more often than I prefer
Will do!
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:47 PM   #15136
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Finished making my rock sliders today! Excuse the tape I planned on painting my hinges.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:34 PM   #15137
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Took the T-Case apart again... this time to replace the chain.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:19 PM   #15138
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What broke?
The alternator and battery took a crap. Had to push it like a block to get it parked legally. That's the last thing I would have thought would have given out though. Kind of shocked me, considering how reliable my jeep generally is. No big deal though, the alternator should last another 8 years.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:21 PM   #15139
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Took out the 2" BB and replaced it with the 4"zone. Loving the new look.

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Old 04-04-2013, 11:25 PM   #15140
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Installed my poison spyder steering box skid and mounted my hi lift!
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:28 PM   #15141
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Took out the 2" BB and replaced it with the 4"zone. Loving the new look.
Looks good. Your jeep kinda looks like mine, minus the fender flares and I have black wheels. I do want those fender flares, they're just too expensive at the moment.

I think you should black out the headlight bezels though. I did and it looks wayyyy better
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:34 PM   #15142
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Installed these today
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:36 PM   #15143
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Looks good. Your jeep kinda looks like mine, minus the fender flares and I have black wheels. I do want those fender flares, they're just too expensive at the moment.

I think you should black out the headlight bezels though. I did and it looks wayyyy better
I've thought about the bezels, but not totally sure yet. My filler bezel is chrome too.

I have a 1 1/4" BL as well. Like the look.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:39 PM   #15144
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Had another busy day today. It started with me picking up some half doors with uppers on craigslist for $275. They aren't perfect but I got a great deal on them.



After that I got bored waiting for UPS and FedEx to come so I installed my new interior LEDs (dash, feet, and dome). I meant to do the HVAC as well but I bought the wrong size, whoops.



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The deliveries still didn't arrive so I decided to start prepping for my new Or Fab tire carrier. I cleaned up the tailgate and got it all ready to go.

Before I cleaned it up.



Then I finally got a couple of deliveries!



I put on the Hi Jack isolator and then I started on the H4 headlight conversion.

Before low beams

Before high beams


After low

After high

Low beams again

High beams again


I am going to have to adjust them before I do any long time night driving. I don't want to blind my fellow drivers. Tomorrow I will be installing the OrFab carrier and if I have time the ARB compressor and a cruise control kit. We'll see how fast I can install the carrier.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:47 PM   #15145
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I've thought about the bezels, but not totally sure yet. My filler bezel is chrome too.

I have a 1 1/4" BL as well. Like the look.
This is mine before and after. I used plasti-dip, but I think it looks a lot better.

You also have a few inches on me (ha.) but I hope to get up there someday. I only got a 3" lift now, planning to go to 4" when I get the money and maybe add a 1" body lift? I'm not totally sure yet.
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:55 PM   #15146
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Had to replace my starter. Now if I don't tab the gas while its turning over it won't start
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Had to replace my starter. Now if I don't tab the gas while its turning over it won't start
Read up on failing fuel pressure regulator.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:42 AM   #15148
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Manned up and got the safari portion of the trektop on along with my spider web shade in some solid 50 feels like 45 weather. Top needs to stretch a little more to fit perfect but its latched and shouldn't flap.





Happy to have a black top and uppers again.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:55 AM   #15149
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Didn't do anything to it. Fixing the toilet in the house took up the little bit of time I had.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:19 AM   #15150
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Changed the oil to Mobil 1 extended performance, half a bottle of Lucas, new filter. Poured some seafoam in it after it drained to wash as much out as I could.
Changed the rear diff. I know glittery looking fluid is normal. So I didn't flip out until I found chunks of metal in the bottom. And the diff cover has some gnarly scratched where that metal got sucked through the rack and pinion. As far as I could tell all gears and bearings looked great. Put some lucas in there as well.

I'm getting ready to go to the parts store and get some more rtv and do the front diff. Throw my K&N filter in there. And if it looks like it won't be a big PITA pull the plugs, clean them and re gap them.

Off hand, anyone know what the gap is supposed to be on the 4.0?? My jeep didn't come with an owners manual.

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