|10-22-2008 05:25 AM|
|foxinthemudd||from what I've heard is the heim? joints go out really easy and the bushings wear out prematurely (I think that was the problem). I don't recall 100% though.|
|10-21-2008 10:24 PM|
|10-21-2008 07:06 PM|
|foxinthemudd||no got the short arm kit. but it was a deal I just couldn't pass up. from talking to off road shops and looking at prices of the LA kits I decided with the terrain around here I didn't really need a LA kit.|
|10-21-2008 06:34 PM|
|IslandTJ||AEV has taken over their suspension line.|
|10-21-2008 11:44 AM|
|Rubigoddess||I got my lift 5 years ago. I've HEARD that the lifts have gotten better. I'm just saying that my experience hasn't been all that great. Did you get the Long Arm kit? I know those are considerably better.|
|10-20-2008 11:41 PM|
|10-20-2008 10:40 PM|
Personally.....if I could do the lift over again, I'd steer far far away from Rubicon Express!
I've had nothing but problems with my lift and the company is willing to help out AT ALL.....I've called them several times and have not received anything in response.
I would go with nth degree!
|10-20-2008 10:38 PM|
Northridge4x4 Jeep Parts Online Store
Check it out!
|10-15-2008 03:50 PM|
|jlp198||Thanks guys for the great advise, I will check it out. Yeah there is a 4 wheel accessories shop down the street but it's a little intimidating going in there because I know just enough to sound stupid..haha. Prob is, even if I get the parts cheap online I would have to get someone to install them. I have a pretty good hookup at a Jeep dealership but I know they can be out the roof with labor prices. I am not even sure they will install parts that aren't purchased from them.|
|10-15-2008 03:27 AM|
|foxinthemudd||totally agree with boom. I delt with them only a few times when I really needed a part and they really were the best deal. I don't usually do business with them unless I can't find something cheaper... usually. but don't take my word find out for yourself and explore your options.|
|10-13-2008 10:29 PM|
check out rubicon express for your lift. google the website look around and then give those guys a call. tell them what you want to accomplish and they'll help you out without the pressure to BUY NOW! they are super cool. at least that's my opinion. like zack said...look around on the net. there are good deals to be had. and buy direct when ya can. there are a lot of 4x4 shops around the area to have things installed. if ya don't wanna do it yourself.
i personally echo zack's comments on 4wheelparts. i've also had experiences with the local shop that left a bad taste in my mouth. but, they are a one stop shop...with some great deals that are hard to turn down. i'm was happily surprised to read yellow dogs's post about his experience. let's me know there's still hope for them.
|10-13-2008 02:04 AM|
|foxinthemudd||hey YD when we goin up again! I'm starting grave yard soon so it'll be sunday monday and tuesday off!|
|10-12-2008 11:59 PM|
I had work done at 4 Wheel Parts on NE 82, Portland. I had Old Man Emu springs put in. They left out the rear spring spacers which caused me some problems but they stood by their work. They paid the cost of work I had done at the Jeep dealer and the cost of the tow that resulted by leaving out the spacer. And they did install the spacers free of charge. This impressed me. They also install my exhaust header. I have also purchased part from them and had the parts shipped directly to me. This saved me a trip from Beaverton.
Their website is Lift Kits, Winches, Tires, & Wheels by 4 Wheel Parts
I have also order parts from Jeep Parts, Jeep Accessories & Jeep Soft Tops From The Jeep Parts Experts - Quadratec and Jeep Parts, Jeep Accessories, and Jeep Tops by 4 Wheel Drive Hardware ? Your Jeep Parts Source.
|10-12-2008 03:50 PM|
what I would do is just look online. I get most of my parts ordered off different sites. found a few things on ebay brand new and got really good deals on them. mostly just do your research on the parts you may find a really good deal as far as price goes but when it comes down to shipping... OUCH. 4wheelparts.com is an ok place to shop but the stores around here in my experience the guys are just A**holes. I know you have some off road shops out there in clackamas go and ask them as many questions as you can.
oh and I'm Zack welcome to the madness.
|10-11-2008 12:33 PM|
So where's the best place to get parts? I want to start adding some accessories, ie brush guard possibly with a winch..some light covers and a few other things. I have to save up for the lift..
|10-10-2008 01:38 AM|
|foxinthemudd||sounds like you need to move here and catch up with us some weekend.|
|10-10-2008 01:05 AM|
My girlfriend just moved here(Ohio) from Oregon so I thought I'd drop by. She has made me very jealous.
There is nothing really to do here with a Jeep. Untill winter anyway. You guys have fun without me :-(
|10-09-2008 06:51 PM|
|jlp198||Nice Jeep Boomer...looks like a lot of fun! I can't wait...|
|10-09-2008 12:09 AM|
it gets me from a to b gonzo style
my psc full hydro kit came on the big brown truck the other day also. not putting that in till next year though. everybody's gettin new goodies.
|10-08-2008 02:53 PM|
|foxinthemudd||damn boomer I didn't realize you had such a nice rig! I just got a 4" kit today! very excited to get it. let me know too if your up for wheelin!|
|10-08-2008 02:01 AM|
|jlp198||Thanks for the nice welcome!|
|10-08-2008 12:06 AM|
howdy and welcome
any time you feel the urge to wheel....post up!
my old junk
my current junk (forgive the driveway poser pic)
|10-07-2008 11:59 PM|
Come on Oregon, it's been a while
I see it's been a while since anyone posted a thread. I just moved back home to Oregon from North Carolina. I had a Jeep Patriot for about a year and realized it wasn't for me. So I bought a 2006 Jeep Wrangler X. I love it. I wanna do a 4 in lift and some other things but I am very new to this. Would love to start a new chat with some experienced Jeepers. Thanks hope to hear from ya'll soon.