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Old 05-18-2012, 12:01 PM   #121
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That gecko is on steroids and looks good! Nice work

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Old 05-18-2012, 12:08 PM   #122
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You have gotten a lot of compliments and they are well deserved. Nice rig.

I tried checking out your YouTube Video but it wasn't loading. I'll try again I really want to see it.

Too bad your not out west, I'd love to see that on the Rubicon.

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Old 05-18-2012, 12:16 PM   #123
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Well I'm certainly glad you're finally starting on the REAL mods . . .
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:19 PM   #124
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You have gotten a lot of compliments and they are well deserved. Nice rig.

I tried checking out your YouTube Video but it wasn't loading. I'll try again I really want to see it.

Too bad your not out west, I'd love to see that on the Rubicon.
Go to you tube and search WesterM3
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That worked better than the link from earlier in the thread. Well done. Hope your not trying to crawl (fly) under the radar.
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Old 05-18-2012, 12:59 PM   #126
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Nice rig WM3!

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Forgot to post my thoughts on the AFe high tuck muffler, it looks awesome from the rear of the jeep you barely see the down firing tip. Zero chance to hit this thing offroad and the exhaust note is a huge upgrade from stock, but definitely not loud enough to be annoying. Highly recommend it!
I am very interested in this, as I have been beating up my exhaust system lately on rocks and who knows what else.

Is this the one you're alking about? Exhaust Systems CAT-Back MACH Force XP Exhaust System; 3" Cat-Back 409 SS; Hi-Tuck; Jeep Wrangler 4 Dr; 2012 V6-3.6L 49-46211 - aFe Power

Is it not so loud that my wife will get annoyed when I take her places? Do you have any pics of it installed (rear and middle)?

Thanks in advance. And when are you going to skid that thing and put a doubler on it?
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:32 PM   #127
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WesterM3, nice Jeep for sure!! There is a guy in Glendale, here that wheeled his rubicon on 40's and the stock D44 axles for years and he wheeled hard and never broke them. He has since rebuilt and is on a front D60 now and a rear 14B on 44" Pitbull Rockers...

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Old 05-18-2012, 05:19 PM   #128
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I am very interested in this, as I have been beating up my exhaust system lately on rocks and who knows what else.

Is this the one you're alking about? Exhaust Systems CAT-Back MACH Force XP Exhaust System; 3" Cat-Back 409 SS; Hi-Tuck; Jeep Wrangler 4 Dr; 2012 V6-3.6L 49-46211 - aFe Power

Is it not so loud that my wife will get annoyed when I take her places? Do you have any pics of it installed (rear and middle)?

Thanks in advance. And when are you going to skid that thing and put a doubler on it?
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When you going to actually wheel it?

I honestly wanna know if those axles will handle those tires in 4lo hammer down while locked sessions.
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Old 05-18-2012, 07:09 PM   #131
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When you going to actually wheel it?

I honestly wanna know if those axles will handle those tires in 4lo hammer down while locked sessions.
Waiting to get my 1000 miles to take it back and get them to readjust everything after everything settles plus get the gusset supports welded on. After that I'm going to try and get some guys together to go out to Uwharrie!
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Waiting to get my 1000 miles to take it back and get them to readjust everything after everything settles plus get the gusset supports welded on. After that I'm going to try and get some guys together to go out to Uwharrie!
HaHa The day my build was finished I left the shop and drove it to the local ORVP and didnt cut it any slack.(granted there is not anything real extream in this park) I drove it around the next two days to get some miles on the difs. draned them, checked them out, refiled them with AMSOIL then drove it 5 hours to a beter park and beat the piss out of it. And I also drove it most of the way home after that.

You just got to have faith in your parts and the folks who did the install for you.
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:29 PM   #133
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Are you bringing that beast out tomorrow to the 3rd annual Raleigh topless day? Starts at 4wheelparts on 70 at 10am... then on to lock'd and load'd at noon.
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:35 PM   #134
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Are you bringing that beast out tomorrow to the 3rd annual Raleigh topless day? Starts at 4wheelparts on 70 at 10am... then on to lock'd and load'd at noon.

Not going to be able to make it, I'm actually going to be a little up the road at Brier Creek for the big car show put on by the Porsche Club Hurricane chapter. I've had that show on my calendar all year and will be bringing my E90 M3 sedan which I've finally finished working on this past year. If you want to see about every model porsche, ferrari, lambo, merc, bmw then check it out from 10-12. Wish I could clone myself and do both.
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Waiting to get my 1000 miles to take it back and get them to readjust everything after everything settles plus get the gusset supports welded on. After that I'm going to try and get some guys together to go out to Uwharrie!
Get you a wrench and socket and check it your self. The gears are fine. How many people put around like old folks on gears when getting them? This would include new trucks, suv's, cars, and on.....I'm betting they don't blow the r&p.

You running chromo shafts? I tweaked a 30 spline d44 shaft on 35's.

To be honest I like your pile that you have. If it were mine I would have ran raceline beadlocking rims, cut the non functioning stinger off, and wheel it..... not to mention run ton's with but but we will leave that alone. But like I said, I dig it but now that you have sunk all of that non returnable money into it I hope you will the piss out of it. I have a tj Rubi with close to 10k into it and it's on stock axles and only 35's but set up to the hilt but she wheels. Could have put all of thatmoney into my 1 ton cj build that hanging out at the house.
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Old 05-19-2012, 09:53 PM   #136
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WesterM3, nice Jeep for sure!! There is a guy in Glendale, here that wheeled his rubicon on 40's and the stock D44 axles for years and he wheeled hard and never broke them. He has since rebuilt and is on a front D60 now and a rear 14B on 44" Pitbull Rockers...

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Old 05-20-2012, 04:43 PM   #137
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Cape Fear River

Took the beast down to Harnett County this afternoon. Was able to do a few miles through some heavily rutted trails through the woods and follow the riverside, it was a blast!
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Old 05-20-2012, 04:59 PM   #138
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:18 AM   #139
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How many people put around like old folks on gears when getting them?
Ha, I blew the engine - not proud, just saying, on my Mustang GT Convertible. But I drove it hard and had a blast. Even rocked it in Malaysia. Too much fun. But I wonder about the 4-wheeling clubs in KL. Hmmm.
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Hard top hoist

Should get my Lange originals powered winch/hoist to mount in the garage and make it easier to get the top off very soon, will post photos when installed.
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Old 05-25-2012, 12:06 PM   #141
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Slinging some mud this afternoon!

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I like it...awesome looking rig you got there, don't worry what others say, you built it up the way YOU want & you do whatever YOU want...it's YOUR Jeep & YOUR money...congrats on a great lookin' ride, the haters are just jealous!
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Slinging some mud this afternoon!

NICE.

So where was this little dirt party? Always looking for new spots . . . .

Have you been to this thread? It's pretty much the local jeeper thread. Wheeling outings etc are organized there.
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NICE.

So where was this little dirt party? Always looking for new spots . . . .

Have you been to this thread? It's pretty much the local jeeper thread. Wheeling outings etc are organized there.
Was out in Wilson County. This time I was just shy of being stuck as I sank down in a mud pit, luckily I pulled out in 4lo while in reverse.
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Best of both worlds!

Cleaned up after recent mudfest! (not the M3)

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Old 06-08-2012, 02:11 PM   #147
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What type of tire shine do you use? Looks awesome
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Old 06-08-2012, 03:15 PM   #148
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You must have crazy money. Sick Jeep. Your garage floor looks like something in a movie.
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It is a sick looking Jeep. Definately infected me with the mod bug.
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What type of tire shine do you use? Looks awesome
No tire shine, only Griotts rubber cleaner and a brush!

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