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Today 08:20 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by RKCWLER View Post
Crest steel is in riverside.
Thanks I'll call them Monday and see if they carry it
Today 08:19 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Ditchdoc View Post
.25 is kinda rare. What are you making a cannon?
Tie rod, drag link, and a rear track bar. Lol I like beef
Today 07:36 PM
Moabrubi
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Originally Posted by Lab Lover View Post

Apparently quite a few people are spending Easter in Pismo, I stopped at the strawberry stand and there were a ton of people headed onto the beach. I know they stagger Spring Break, I guess quite a few people will be spending it here. Good for the economy, tourist money is always welcome.

I won't have to deal with them, we're headed to Havasu tomorrow sometime
I havent been to Pismo in years.. all I remember about that place is people taking their cars and getting stuck everywhere.
Today 07:31 PM
Ditchdoc There are some guys running Berdo canyon. I think I may go with a coworker.
Today 07:27 PM
RKCWLER
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
So anybody know a good place to get DOM in SoCal? Looking for some 1.5 DOM .250 wall. Called barstow industrial and they want to charge $310 for a 20ft stick. That's ridiculous, called industrial metal supply in riverside and they sell it $6.39 a foot. Any other ideas of places? Willing to go to Murrieta and around the IE.
Crest steel is in riverside.
Today 07:18 PM
Lab Lover
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Originally Posted by Moabrubi View Post
So whos wheelin this weekend?
Apparently quite a few people are spending Easter in Pismo, I stopped at the strawberry stand and there were a ton of people headed onto the beach. I know they stagger Spring Break, I guess quite a few people will be spending it here. Good for the economy, tourist money is always welcome.

I won't have to deal with them, we're headed to Havasu tomorrow sometime
Today 07:10 PM
Ditchdoc
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Not many people stock or carry .250 wall is what I've found. I think that's what's making the prices so high at most places.
.25 is kinda rare. What are you making a cannon?
Today 07:05 PM
Moabrubi
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Originally Posted by R8DRIZD View Post

Wildomar OHV tomorrow.
I've heard that place is really small?
Today 06:59 PM
R8DRIZD
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Originally Posted by Moabrubi View Post
So whos wheelin this weekend?
Wildomar OHV tomorrow.
Today 06:55 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Ditchdoc View Post
If I remember right schorr metal. I have to find my price schedule but I remember grabbing some 1.5 dom for a little over $4 per foot. They also have a lot of cut dom that go for .58/ # just have to pick n choose.
Not many people stock or carry .250 wall is what I've found. I think that's what's making the prices so high at most places.
Today 06:54 PM
Moabrubi So whos wheelin this weekend?
Today 06:53 PM
Ditchdoc
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
So anybody know a good place to get DOM in SoCal? Looking for some 1.5 DOM .250 wall. Called barstow industrial and they want to charge $310 for a 20ft stick. That's ridiculous, called industrial metal supply in riverside and they sell it $6.39 a foot. Any other ideas of places? Willing to go to Murrieta and around the IE.
If I remember right schorr metal. I have to find my price schedule but I remember grabbing some 1.5 dom for a little over $4 per foot. They also have a lot of cut dom that go for .58/ # just have to pick n choose.
Today 06:19 PM
iwaxmyjimmy So anybody know a good place to get DOM in SoCal? Looking for some 1.5 DOM .250 wall. Called barstow industrial and they want to charge $310 for a 20ft stick. That's ridiculous, called industrial metal supply in riverside and they sell it $6.39 a foot. Any other ideas of places? Willing to go to Murrieta and around the IE.
Today 12:59 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Not an option for me anyway. Plus I just had G2 shafts installed. I think the max size for the front with a sleeve is 32 if I remember correctly. Yeah, no 40's for me. 37's and gears will hopefully be within a year or so. I should probably upgrade the brakes first.
The euro spec master cylinder seems to be a hot set up and will give you a good bit of braking power
Today 12:51 PM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Rick are you planning on going to 40s with the d44s I think the 35spline shafts would be a little over kill with 37s lol I might end up running 37s but haven't decided yet
Not an option for me anyway. Plus I just had G2 shafts installed. I think the max size for the front with a sleeve is 32 if I remember correctly.

Yeah, no 40's for me. 37's and gears will hopefully be within a year or so. I should probably upgrade the brakes first.
Today 12:17 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
I got it sleeved too, but now regret it because you can't use the ARB 35 spline. I haven't heard of many people breaking D44's though. I just did chromoly shafts too. If you're thinking of ever doing 37's, do the 4".
Rick are you planning on going to 40s with the d44s I think the 35spline shafts would be a little over kill with 37s lol I might end up running 37s but haven't decided yet
Today 12:41 AM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by Serg5000 View Post
I did the same as you. I found great deal on a housing D-44 and also found shafts and the E-locker here local for cheap. I did sleeve the tubes. I'm pretty happy with the setup for now.
I got it sleeved too, but now regret it because you can't use the ARB 35 spline. I haven't heard of many people breaking D44's though. I just did chromoly shafts too.

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The deciding factor will be how much clearance I gain with the tank and the flat belly pan
If you're thinking of ever doing 37's, do the 4".
Yesterday 09:51 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
You'd be good with 3" on a 2 door. 3" is perfect for 35's. 4 door you need a little more height because of the breakover.
The deciding factor will be how much clearance I gain with the tank and the flat belly pan
Yesterday 09:48 PM
Serg5000
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
You'd be good with 3" on a 2 door. 3" is perfect for 35's. 4 door you need a little more height because of the breakover. Sounds like it will be a nice setup. I'd love to get a PR, but went with a Rubi d44 front. I might eventually buy the housing and an ARB and transfer the rest.
I did the same as you. I found great deal on a housing D-44 and also found shafts and the E-locker here local for cheap. I did sleeve the tubes. I'm pretty happy with the setup for now.
Yesterday 09:44 PM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Lol I was actually torn between 3 or 4 inches. And next time rick I'll let you ride in the cheap shock jeep lol I blasted down some paths here on post at 40-50mph for a good 5 mins and the shock bodies were still cool to the touch.
You'd be good with 3" on a 2 door. 3" is perfect for 35's. 4 door you need a little more height because of the breakover.

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Originally Posted by HDgasser View Post
lol sorry no arms!

I'm doing Coil overs, came across a deal on some other stuff and between the pro rock and set of coilovers I'm broke right now!

So this stuffs gotta go!


I've gotta say I do like the evo coils over the aev's
Sounds like it will be a nice setup. I'd love to get a PR, but went with a Rubi d44 front. I might eventually buy the housing and an ARB and transfer the rest.
Yesterday 08:52 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by JoeBot13 View Post
Those 18/60 springs and spacers are a good combo .. I banked 2.75" to 3" of lift off of them and the road manners are nice ... I'm not in too big of a rush to replace that setup ... I can focus on other things for now
Yeah they rode great with my cheap shocks. I feel like my shocks do soften the RK springs some but these springs are stuff as hell. Joe I want them back lol jk
Yesterday 08:50 PM
JoeBot13 Those 18/60 springs and spacers are a good combo .. I banked 2.75" to 3" of lift off of them and the road manners are nice ... I'm not in too big of a rush to replace that setup ... I can focus on other things for now
Yesterday 08:43 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Ditchdoc View Post
Ok gotcha. But your not getting tiered springs right? After they have settled in they stay at that hight? Did you order by the weight of the estimated weight the jeep was going to be?
They have stayed the same height, I got maybe 3.5-4" of lift out of them. And nah I'm not tracking RK does compensate for the weight of a vehicle.
Yesterday 08:38 PM
Ditchdoc
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
I feel like the 2.5 springs on my 2010 2 door rubicon are way too stiff. I first had 4 door hardtop 18-60 springs on it and some coil spacers and it rode amazing. Soft and plush but didn't give you that bouncy feeling as if you didn't have shocks. These RK springs ride rough. Their free length sucks. The fronts aren't much longer than the "18" coils I ran before, maybe 1/2-1". Out back they are about 2"short than most other springs. I really feel like a dual rate coil would be better for me and it should soften up the ride. Their customer service it pretty good and they seem pretty helpful, but in 8k miles I wore out their 7/8 heim on my front track bar. I fully understand it's a wear item but 8k miles and my jeep hasn't seen mud since the lift. I shot some WD40 on it with every oil change, but it's whatever. I've got one on the way for it.
Ok gotcha. But your not getting tiered springs right? After they have settled in they stay at that hight? Did you order by the weight of the estimated weight the jeep was going to be?
Yesterday 08:26 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Ditchdoc View Post
What are you finding negative on RK springs or RK in general?
I feel like the 2.5 springs on my 2010 2 door rubicon are way too stiff. I first had 4 door hardtop 18-60 springs on it and some coil spacers and it rode amazing. Soft and plush but didn't give you that bouncy feeling as if you didn't have shocks. These RK springs ride rough.

Their free length sucks. The fronts aren't much longer than the "18" coils I ran before, maybe 1/2-1". Out back they are about 2"short than most other springs. I really feel like a dual rate coil would be better for me and it should soften up the ride.

Their customer service it pretty good and they seem pretty helpful, but in 8k miles I wore out their 7/8 heim on my front track bar. I fully understand it's a wear item but 8k miles and my jeep hasn't seen mud since the lift. I shot some WD40 on it with every oil change, but it's whatever. I've got one on the way for it.
Yesterday 08:21 PM
Zombiehunta666
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Ok, cool. Checked out the ad. Was hoping for some UCA uppers... What are you replacing it with? Coil overs or a different lift? You should be able to sell those Evo coils pretty easily. I have the 4", love them.
I'd love to take those off your hands but can't at the moment.
Yesterday 08:13 PM
Ditchdoc
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Yeah I haven't decided what coils I'm going to go with, not happy with the Rock Krawlers
What are you finding negative on RK springs or RK in general?
Yesterday 07:37 PM
HDgasser
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Ok, cool. Checked out the ad. Was hoping for some UCA uppers...

What are you replacing it with? Coil overs or a different lift?

You should be able to sell those Evo coils pretty easily. I have the 4", love them.
lol sorry no arms!

I'm doing Coil overs, came across a deal on some other stuff and between the pro rock and set of coilovers I'm broke right now!

So this stuffs gotta go!


I've gotta say I do like the evo coils over the aev's
Yesterday 07:24 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
I didn't mind the RK 2.5" springs when I had them, but many say they are harsh because of the progressive rate front coils. I do really like the Evo plush coils. If you're replacing yours, might want to consider the 3". You mentioned your $15 shocks, that might be part of it too.
Lol I was actually torn between 3 or 4 inches. And next time rick I'll let you ride in the cheap shock jeep lol I blasted down some paths here on post at 40-50mph for a good 5 mins and the shock bodies were still cool to the touch.
Yesterday 06:51 PM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Yeah I haven't decided what coils I'm going to go with, not happy with the Rock Krawlers
I didn't mind the RK 2.5" springs when I had them, but many say they are harsh because of the progressive rate front coils. I do really like the Evo plush coils. If you're replacing yours, might want to consider the 3".

You mentioned your $15 shocks, that might be part of it too.
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