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11-03-2013 05:00 PM
tbensor
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Originally Posted by Sshunter2022 View Post
Built a new bumper out of scrap metal..
nice
11-03-2013 07:00 AM
Sshunter2022 Built a new bumper out of scrap metal..
10-06-2013 04:57 PM
Sshunter2022 So I havnt seen anywhere about a fiberglass deck lid for a tj and I suck working with wood and want something strong, light, and weatherproof so wood is outta the question. Also metal is difficult without proper equipment. And I've done a little work with fiberglass in the past so I figure I'll try to do it. If anybody has any ideas for me, let's hear it! Also some details about the design so far it's Solid in the sides with corner pieces to surround the roll bar. There is going to be a hatch opening 24" wide in the center that can be accessed from the back by a locking handle. You should be able to see what's going on by the pic
10-06-2013 03:58 PM
captbo
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Originally Posted by Sshunter2022 View Post
New project teaser.... Fiberglass, wood, and boredom come together yet again!
Fiberglass is ,my trade let me know if you need any help ! a grooved roller may help!
10-06-2013 03:55 PM
captbo Love that exhaust header !
10-06-2013 12:35 PM
Sshunter2022 New project teaser.... Fiberglass, wood, and boredom come together yet again!
09-15-2013 11:08 AM
Sshunter2022 Almost all the bushings on the stock control arms were bad, nearly a 1/4" of play in all of them so I think that had a lot to do with the DW. Found out the track bar is needing an upgrade too. The long arm was a kit I ordered from rough country.
09-13-2013 02:23 AM
94wrangleryj You build the long arm? Or was this a kit?
09-13-2013 01:42 AM
custer3_5 Any idea of what exactly caused your death wobble?
09-02-2013 08:36 AM
Sshunter2022 Got the long arm upgrade installed finally. I'd say the 2.5" lift flexes quite well. The handling of this is impressive so far, completely changed the drivability of it and the DW seems to have been taken care of
07-25-2013 08:18 AM
capsfan2013 Good luck with all the build in the coming weeks man! Make sure you post some pics when you get it all done!
07-24-2013 10:29 PM
vballspen Your motor is the mini version of mine. But I rebuilt mine.

Attachment 277098
07-24-2013 08:15 PM
Sshunter2022 Yup I replaced them and it was 100% better until i drove to fla and back then it got really bad
07-23-2013 09:33 PM
tsteb
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The tires my buddy had we're balanced and checked out just fine. Looks like I'm just gonna replace everything, ( rustys tie rod conversion, new ball joints, and rough country's long arm kit) should have it all in 3 weeks! Gotta wait for the money tree to produce some $$
Did you try sway bar links? I know when mine were loose it would wobble at highway speed and I was on 31s
07-23-2013 09:05 PM
Sshunter2022 The tires my buddy had we're balanced and checked out just fine. Looks like I'm just gonna replace everything, ( rustys tie rod conversion, new ball joints, and rough country's long arm kit) should have it all in 3 weeks! Gotta wait for the money tree to produce some $$
07-22-2013 08:02 AM
jherrington
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Have your tires checked. I had a belt broke in one of my tires on a Cherokee I had and it did the same thing. May be the reason your buddy had them.
He changed the tires, and it was still happening.
07-21-2013 03:43 PM
tyback
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Need help!!! I have been experiencing d the dreaded Death Wobble!! After I go past 45 mph on these shitty North Carolina roads it happens! I've replaced the sway bar connects to the quick connects and that seemed to heal it until I drove to fla for the Fourth of July. I replace the tires with my buddy's old ones which still have 50% tread and still DW happens. I've went underneath and checked all the ball joints and they seem fine and nothing's loose while I have someone turning the wheel. The control arm bushings appear to be a little worn could this be the problem cause I was planning on ordering a long arm kit
Have your tires checked. I had a belt broke in one of my tires on a Cherokee I had and it did the same thing. May be the reason your buddy had them.
07-21-2013 12:11 PM
jherrington
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Originally Posted by capsfan2013 View Post
Trac bar??
This too.
07-21-2013 12:04 PM
capsfan2013 Trac bar??

Great buy! Nice looking Jeep man!
07-20-2013 10:56 PM
tsteb
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Originally Posted by Sshunter2022 View Post
Need help!!! I have been experiencing d the dreaded Death Wobble!! After I go past 45 mph on these shitty North Carolina roads it happens! I've replaced the sway bar connects to the quick connects and that seemed to heal it until I drove to fla for the Fourth of July. I replace the tires with my buddy's old ones which still have 50% tread and still DW happens. I've went underneath and checked all the ball joints and they seem fine and nothing's loose while I have someone turning the wheel. The control arm bushings appear to be a little worn could this be the problem cause I was planning on ordering a long arm kit
Where in nc?
07-20-2013 06:55 PM
jherrington Tie rod ends
07-20-2013 06:00 PM
Sshunter2022 Need help!!! I have been experiencing d the dreaded Death Wobble!! After I go past 45 mph on these shitty North Carolina roads it happens! I've replaced the sway bar connects to the quick connects and that seemed to heal it until I drove to fla for the Fourth of July. I replace the tires with my buddy's old ones which still have 50% tread and still DW happens. I've went underneath and checked all the ball joints and they seem fine and nothing's loose while I have someone turning the wheel. The control arm bushings appear to be a little worn could this be the problem cause I was planning on ordering a long arm kit
06-29-2013 03:02 PM
Sshunter2022 It had 90k miles on it when I picked it up and I get about 19 mpg on the hwy but on the trails it has to work extra hard and I burned thru a tank faster than my buddy with 4.0l killed half a tank and we were on the same trails inline.
06-17-2013 09:52 AM
Double_a914 I know you put a new engine in it, but how many miles were on the old one when you stole it? We got my stock se 04 in 2010 for $10k cash with 24k on the clock and we thought that was a steal. 3 years later and its just about to tip 50k. Also, what kinda mileage you getting from that new 4banger?
06-17-2013 09:21 AM
Sshunter2022 After her first Uwharrie experience she held up nicely and nothing broke handled the moderate trails nicely. Next trip ill have 33s and a few more upgrades so I should be able to do some harder trails. Here's a pic of the aftermath!
05-28-2013 10:05 AM
Diverdown87
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got the scion radio cover to fit like a glove, here is a pic of it installed with a primer paint job
Do you have more pictures of the install for this? Looks like an very interesting project to try.
05-27-2013 05:06 PM
ebilek231 wow great find and very cheap i traded my honda civic for mine i would do that deal over and over again except for gas milage differance lol
05-26-2013 10:04 PM
Sshunter2022 2.5" lift from rough country, plastidiped the rims and fenders.
05-10-2013 10:10 AM
Sshunter2022 Stupid emoticons!! Part number is 70-1138...
05-10-2013 10:05 AM
Sshunter2022 Bought it on amazon (pace setter 70-1138) $168
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