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Old 08-05-2014, 01:18 PM   #151
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When you took the track an sway bars off, did you have trouble driving at highway speeds? I have a 92 wrangler that is my DD/light to medium off-road vehicle. Driving to work I drive on the highway about half way there so I don't want to be driving and have it drift all over the road

Drive mine 50 miles a day on the hiway to and from work at 75mph with no issues but I've also been driving yj's for 10 years with no swaybars or. Trackbars including moving across country 2x

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Drive mine 50 miles a day on the hiway to and from work at 75mph with no issues but I've also been driving yj's for 10 years with no swaybars or. Trackbars including moving across country 2x
Ok thank you. I will probably take them off for a weekend and see how I like it

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Ok thank you. I will probably take them off for a weekend and see how I like it
The ride will be smoother you will notice a little more body roll steering may feel a tad looser also
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The ride will be smoother you will notice a little more body roll steering may feel a tad looser also
So pretty much don't take sharp corners. I think I can manage that haha
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Old 08-05-2014, 07:14 PM   #155
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So pretty much don't take sharp corners. I think I can manage that haha
Drive it like a lifted jeep not a Ferrari
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Old 08-08-2014, 10:06 PM   #156
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I got my new rugged ridge hd steering today I need to grab a new steering stabilizer tomorrow before I install it.
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Old 08-09-2014, 03:03 PM   #157
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New steering and damper are on. It drives much better now
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Where did u get the steering from and how much did it cost u?
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Where did u get the steering from and how much did it cost u?
It's rugged ridge , I bought it at the local 4wheelparts for 264 after tax
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Took it wheeling today and discovered my front axle would not engage and when it did I learned my front pinion bearings are trashed So we all know what my mods will be.
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Took it wheeling today and discovered my front axle would not engage and when it did I learned my front pinion bearings are trashed So we all know what my mods will be.
dana 60?
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Not yet maybe when I get a tow rig and the wife wants a bigger house before that happens.


I'll be regearing the D30 to 456 and adding a locker. And regearing and swapping in my 8.25
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some videos from yesterday, I also learned that the Shift fork for the CAD had snapped so I'll be doing a 1 piece shaft conversion soon






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Not yet maybe when I get a tow rig and the wife wants a bigger house before that happens. I'll be regearing the D30 to 456 and adding a locker. And regearing and swapping in my 8.25
What will you be taking out? 8.25" is a good axle?
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What will you be taking out? 8.25" is a good axle?
Replacing the d35 with a 29 spline 8.25 from a 98 XJ my neighbor parted out.
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Where did you get those headlights? They are awesome and look to perform well. Thanks!
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Where did you get those headlights? They are awesome and look to perform well. Thanks!
Thanks these things are bright as hell. They blow my XJ's headlights out of the water and it is running a heavy duty harness. E code headlights with 90/100 watt bulbs. My yj's low beam is brighter then the XJ's hi beam.


I bought them from a guy on Cherokee forum but I will never buy from him again. (Froleich suspension technology ). It took 8 months to get my stuff I only got it after starting the legal process. Others have orders over a year old with no parts yet. Which sucks cause quality is excellent.
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Thanks these things are bright as hell. They blow my XJ's headlights out of the water and it is running a heavy duty harness. E code headlights with 90/100 watt bulbs. My yj's low beam is brighter then the XJ's hi beam. I bought them from a guy on Cherokee forum but I will never buy from him again. (Froleich suspension technology ). It took 8 months to get my stuff I only got it after starting the legal process. Others have orders over a year old with no parts yet. Which sucks cause quality is excellent.
I'm thinking of just retrofitting my own.. Buying the H4 conversion housings and then getting projector components from theretrofitsource.com.
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I'm thinking of just retrofitting my own.. Buying the H4 conversion housings and then getting projector components from theretrofitsource.com.
That's a smart way to go. The projectors in mine are mirimoto minis by the markings on them.
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:39 PM   #170
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Fixed my 4wd had to stretch its legs
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:16 AM   #171
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Took these today after I washed the YJ
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I took the YJ out yesterday. Did some crawling some high speed stuff and managed to jump it lol. This RC x series Kit just flat out works.
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I took the YJ out yesterday. Did some crawling some high speed stuff and managed to jump it lol. This RC x series Kit just flat out works.


I also scored a free 8.8 with disk today I pick it up this week now to find my HP44 .........
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Old 10-18-2014, 05:28 PM   #174
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Well here's the 8.8 it's also a 4.10 Limited slip bit the limited slip is shot so it's getting regeared before it goes in. The plan is 4.88 gears , Yukon ultimate 88 kit , Yukon grizzley locker , Ruffstuff diff cover and possibly a truss
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Old 10-18-2014, 05:41 PM   #175
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Check these out for a diff cover. They dropped the price like their going out of business. This is what I installed on my 8.8

http://www.solidaxle.com/productcart...7&idproduct=34
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Check these out for a diff cover. They dropped the price like their going out of business. This is what I installed on my 8.8 http://www.solidaxle.com/productcart...7&idproduct=34
Holy crap that's cheap I might order one on Monday when I order a freeze plug for the abs sensor location since I won't run it
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They're pretty damn beefy. Ive bought RuffStuff before and I'd say this as equally as good, if not better quality. At least with the solid it comes finished and looks better, in my opinion.
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They're pretty damn beefy. Ive bought RuffStuff before and I'd say this as equally as good, if not better quality. At least with the solid it comes finished and looks better, in my opinion.

I ordered a solid diff cover today for my 8.8 build and for my 8.25 on my XJ. I also ordered the freeze plug for the abs sensor delete for the 8.8

I also started to cut off the perches and grind them down. Maybe later I'll go out and get a knotted wire wheel and clean up the rust/ remove the paint off the axle then wipe down with wd40 until I get perches burned in
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Heres some pics of todays progress :





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Old 10-21-2014, 09:36 AM   #180
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Here is a time lapse from yesterday of cutting off the perches


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