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Old 08-19-2010, 05:08 PM   #3091
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His roll back isn't tiny. You're just used to looking at small jeeps.

I still have them attached to my jeep. With an indecisive owner.

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Old 08-19-2010, 05:10 PM   #3092
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Naw, I'm pretty sure his rollback is tiny. Ain't military green and rated at 20tons is it. So it's tiny.

And who would that be?

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Old 08-19-2010, 05:13 PM   #3093
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I'm leaning towards ditching the 60 I have and scooting anothern back a bit. It looks really unbalanced to me. More stretch in the front and less in the back.
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:14 PM   #3094
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Bout, the same as your last stretch aint it? What's the wheel base now? How long are your forward lowers?
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:18 PM   #3095
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The wheelbase is ~110". I had more stretch up front and more in the back.





I can shrink my wheelbase in the front by 4" and still have 0 approach angle. Which is really all I want.
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:21 PM   #3096
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I think it'd work just fine with a 106wb. Assuming your just pulling the front back.
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:46 PM   #3097
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That's where I'm leaning. But to get it back far enough I have to ditch the truss on my front axle. Which means getting rid of it and getting something different.
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Old 08-19-2010, 05:49 PM   #3098
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I'm assuming it sits to high then. Can it be modified or replaced?
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Old 08-19-2010, 06:28 PM   #3099
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Yea. I had to push the axle farther forward to get the truss in front of the crank pulley. If I move it backwards the truss has to go. I'm not going to remove the truss. It is easy to move.
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I can shrink my wheelbase in the front by 4" and still have 0 approach angle. Which is really all I want.
I don't see how you could want any approach angle smaller than 0
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:45 PM   #3101
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I don't see how you could want any approach angle smaller than 0
I figured that out with my last rig.

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Old 08-19-2010, 10:25 PM   #3102
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Sorry to be newbie but what is it called to extend your wheel base like that? and who manufactures the parts neccesary to do that? i find that awesome.
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Old 08-19-2010, 10:29 PM   #3103
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It is simply stretching the wheelbase. There are plenty of companies out there that design parts to help you achieve the stretch. But there is no definitive solution to getting the job done. I bought lots of my brackets from ballisticfab. I made all my own control arms and bought suspension joints from Currie.

Once you wheel a stretched jeep you won't go back. Or so I'm finding out!
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:52 PM   #3104
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Looks great! i just bought a RC 2.5 lift for my TJ.

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Old 08-21-2010, 07:56 PM   #3105
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i... should not be in this thread/sub-forum, adds too much to my excitement :}
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Old 08-25-2010, 06:53 PM   #3106
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I figured that out with my last rig.

I hate you... If I ever go coil over on my YJ I'm gonna stretch it at the same time
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:04 PM   #3108
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I hate you... If I ever go coil over on my YJ I'm gonna stretch it at the same time
You won't regret it! Makes stuff like this pretty simple.

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You won't regret it! Makes stuff like this pretty simple.

Dookie FTW!!!1!
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Old 08-26-2010, 08:36 PM   #3110
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Cute....is it going to fit in the garage door with the ORI's installed?
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Old 08-26-2010, 08:40 PM   #3112
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Cute....is it going to fit in the garage door with the ORI's installed?
Yes. I might be on 30" tires. But it will fit. I'm gonna have to redesign the front end setup to get it lower. So I'm gonna have to think about it some more.
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Run the winch to the front axle and winch it down.
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You won't regret it! Makes stuff like this pretty simple.

You should put some grease on those brakes, they're kinda noisy
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I've seen that exact Jeep before. Don't remember where though
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Old 08-27-2010, 09:38 PM   #3117
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You should put some grease on those brakes, they're kinda noisy
That's what happens when they are wet. I'd imagine the new owner would be pissed if I did anything to his brakes.
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I've seen that exact Jeep before. Don't remember where though
U from so cal? I just bought this from my buddy and I'm ready to hit some trails in a few weeks. I have a broken ankle and am ready to get out of the house!
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Nice Jeep, welcome to the forum, I like the color

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