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Yesterday 10:02 PM
WOKNROX
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Thats the old one lol, gonna love the new one. Its gonna be a heavy bitch but also indestructible too lol
Awesome. ..gonna be sweet
Yesterday 09:57 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Skid plate looks good bud.

Thats the old one lol, gonna love the new one. Its gonna be a heavy bitch but also indestructible too lol
Yesterday 09:55 PM
WOKNROX Skid plate looks good bud.
Yesterday 09:26 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Reave View Post
I'll get with the wife and see if that can happen. Im still in Idaho, but I'll be back a week from tomorrow
Sounds good just let me know.
Yesterday 09:10 PM
Dougzin Space ships for everybody!
Yesterday 09:08 PM
Reave
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post

I'd say $200 installed. And if you can wait till a week or two after leave I can make sure you've got all the mounting hardware you'll need for the frame side. I used it for my new space ship lol
I'll get with the wife and see if that can happen. Im still in Idaho, but I'll be back a week from tomorrow
Yesterday 09:06 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Reave View Post
How much do you want for it?

I'd say $200 installed. And if you can wait till a week or two after leave I can make sure you've got all the mounting hardware you'll need for the frame side. I used it for my new space ship lol
Yesterday 09:01 PM
Reave
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post

Funny thing about that, I've got my first one I made for my jeep. No drilling, no crazy mods besides you will have to trim the lip off of the tcase skid. Granted mine is a 3.8 instead of a 3.6 so it could work we would have to see.

Only thing it might not clear is the exhaust, but ill have to look at it to see.
How much do you want for it?
Yesterday 08:53 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Reave View Post
I'd pay for materials if you can make me one too.

Funny thing about that, I've got my first one I made for my jeep. No drilling, no crazy mods besides you will have to trim the lip off of the tcase skid. Granted mine is a 3.8 instead of a 3.6 so it could work we would have to see.


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Only thing it might not clear is the exhaust, but ill have to look at it to see.
Yesterday 08:43 PM
Reave
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Originally Posted by iwaxmyjimmy View Post
Started making a spaceship today lol
I'd pay for materials if you can make me one too.
Yesterday 08:27 PM
Gunner Yeah but I can't change shocks now. I have what I have.
Yesterday 08:04 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
Oh yeah sorry. 10.5 and 10.88. I am only going to do the rear right now. I am not going to go to crazy on this.
Lol well with the poly upper relocation kit and 12" travel shocks you should be close to using a factory height bumpstop.
Yesterday 08:02 PM
Gunner Oh yeah sorry. 10.5 and 10.88. I am only going to do the rear right now. I am not going to go to crazy on this.
Yesterday 07:52 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
I've got these front and back. GenRight offers the best prices and customer service for KING 2.5" Shocks, w/Clicker RES, JK Front 3"-5" Lift to be purchased online 24/7. I am going to do the poly shock lift with will move them up almost 3 inches in the back.
Those listed are only 10" travel the "6+" ones are 12" travel now I will say travel don't mean jack squat if its not well thought out. That means constant spring tension and what not. Here are your collapsed and extended lengths for the 12" travel ones: front 18.65/31.028, rear 19.563/32.28. Factory rubicon rears are 16" give or take a half inch compressed length and fronts are around the same based on my 12" floor tiles, they are 24" with 8"-9" of travel.
Yesterday 07:46 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
I've got these front and back. GenRight offers the best prices and customer service for KING 2.5" Shocks, w/Clicker RES, JK Front 3"-5" Lift to be purchased online 24/7. I am going to do the poly shock lift with will move them up almost 3 inches in the back.

I'm familiar with that kit for the rear, made something sorta like it. That should keep your uptravel out back, up front is where it gets tricky. Are you planning on keeping completely stock fenders?

I am a true believer in a 50/50 shock travel bias. Droop is cool looking, but droop aint keeping your jeep more level in a rock garden nor is it letting you hit bumps at speed with no damn worry.

One thing that will have to happen you need to move the lower mount up front out towards the wheel more. Them pretty 2.5 shock bodies are going to be hitting the frame. Now the lower control arm mount is lower than the shock mount by a few inches. My guess is you'll need atleast 2 1/2"-3" of clearance to run a factory length bumpstop up front, but I'm looking for the extended and collapsed length of those shocks. If you moved the lower mount out 1 1/2" and down 2 1/2-3" you should be fine. With the control arm mount there it'll take the hits more since it hangs lower. You will use every bit of those shocks doing it and keep a really good travel bias. I feel like you don't want to cut into that purdy new jeep so this way you shouldn't have to get new towers fabricated up front. Plus you can only raise the upper mount 2" because of the inner fenders, you'll have to cut holes in those to run them. Another reason to out board the lower mount is to reduce binding because the bolt needs to go parallel to the frame instead of perpendicular. So it can swing in an arch instead of bind like hell. I need to make some new front lower mounts myself. Used to run some Nemesis ones but wanted something different.
Yesterday 07:16 PM
Gunner I've got these front and back.
GenRight offers the best prices and customer service for KING 2.5" Shocks, w/Clicker RES, JK Front 3"-5" Lift to be purchased online 24/7.
I am going to do the poly shock lift with will move them up almost 3 inches in the back.
Yesterday 06:18 PM
iwaxmyjimmy
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
OK all the HO HO HO stuff is over.. I bought this bumper for my jeep. https://www.purejeep.com/proddetail.php?prod=PJ1005 Now I need to buy my winch, then my new lift. I am fighting myself over the Long, short arguments. I am leaning towards the RK pro long arm 3 link kit. http://www.rockkrawler.com/ProductDe...Code=RKJK35ORP But i am just not certain I will ever use it hard enough to warrant it. Maybe I could just get by with the normal 8 short arms to replace my 4 used RK short arms with stock uppers. New springs either way to go with the new 12 inch shocks. Anyone got some feed back. You all know I have to buy it so building my own is out of the question. I can have Stan build me a killer one but it is a lot of work to do what kenny did which costs big bucks. i'm also going to 37's with headlocks. Looking at the Rock Monsters right now.
Personally I fancy how Savvy has refined the Currie kit. They do offer the parts to run the 3 link front, all though I'm pretty sure Stan can get you a killer deal on a RK long arm kit. 12" of shock travel doesn't warrant long arms in my book, since the 24" lower front arms and 20" long lower rear arms. A rear 3 link on a RK kit does flex well, but needs a heavy rate anti rock bar to keep things stable. They lean like a nobodies business, Stan can attest to that. Look at any pictures of the big yellow 4 door on an RTI ramp, rear is working a lot more than the front which just aint my thing. Not taking away from Stan's setup, I just the front doing its thing first.


Biggest word of advice I feel that I can offer, maximizing travel within the spring parameters and using added bumpstops only for tire clearance. Bumpstops to fix a shock from bottoming out is the wrong answer. I don't care who you are, using a 12" travel shock you will unseat a RK spring on a JK, I'll even put money on it. Curries are considerably longer free length and I believe the fronts can handle 15" of travel and 13" out back without unseating. MetalCloak makes good stuff too. I personally like the ride of their springs but haven't rode in a Savvy/Currie setup yet. Personally, Cloak/Currie springs, Savvy arms(front 3 link), and Get someone to properly valve some good 12" travel shocks and you'll me more than happy.

But I really am on the verge of stretching the front, ORI struts, and sucking up all the mounts to be even with the bottom of the frame or axle tube. Smooth like butter is what I like lol
Yesterday 05:22 PM
Dougzin
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Originally Posted by Socaltrailrider View Post

Nice!... Regarding suspension just take a look at Gerald's (Savvy Offroad) JKU he has it on Savvy's 4in. mid arm lift with King adjustable shocks. And those Rock Monsters have got to be the sexiest looking bead locks on earth but do weight a ton though.
I personally don't like the rock monster bead locks, my only reason is those bolts stick out and one more thing to get hung up on and if you end up breaking one off etc. That's just my .02 though. My dad loves his ATX slabs, I love my Trail Readys. I've heard a lot of good things about Racelines also.
Yesterday 05:21 PM
Gunner I'll go check it out. I thought they just used currie stuff.
Yesterday 05:13 PM
Socaltrailrider
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
OK all the HO HO HO stuff is over.. I bought this bumper for my jeep. https://www.purejeep.com/proddetail.php?prod=PJ1005 Now I need to buy my winch, then my new lift. I am fighting myself over the Long, short arguments. I am leaning towards the RK pro long arm 3 link kit. http://www.rockkrawler.com/ProductDe...Code=RKJK35ORP But i am just not certain I will ever use it hard enough to warrant it. Maybe I could just get by with the normal 8 short arms to replace my 4 used RK short arms with stock uppers. New springs either way to go with the new 12 inch shocks. Anyone got some feed back. You all know I have to buy it so building my own is out of the question. I can have Stan build me a killer one but it is a lot of work to do what kenny did which costs big bucks. i'm also going to 37's with headlocks. Looking at the Rock Monsters right now.
Nice!... Regarding suspension just take a look at Gerald's (Savvy Offroad) JKU he has it on Savvy's 4in. mid arm lift with King adjustable shocks. And those Rock Monsters have got to be the sexiest looking bead locks on earth but do weight a ton though.
Yesterday 04:56 PM
Gunner OK all the HO HO HO stuff is over.. I bought this bumper for my jeep.

https://www.purejeep.com/proddetail.php?prod=PJ1005

Now I need to buy my winch, then my new lift. I am fighting myself over the Long, short arguments. I am leaning towards the RK pro long arm 3 link kit.

http://www.rockkrawler.com/ProductDe...Code=RKJK35ORP

But i am just not certain I will ever use it hard enough to warrant it. Maybe I could just get by with the normal 8 short arms to replace my 4 used RK short arms with stock uppers. New springs either way to go with the new 12 inch shocks. Anyone got some feed back. You all know I have to buy it so building my own is out of the question. I can have Stan build me a killer one but it is a lot of work to do what kenny did which costs big bucks. i'm also going to 37's with headlocks. Looking at the Rock Monsters right now.
Yesterday 04:13 PM
Serg5000 Hello everyone.

I'm hoping everyone had a great time with family and friends.
12-25-2014 04:35 PM
tkfx
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
Dude your Jeep is becoming a total Bad Ass.
Thanks Gunner!



Merry Christmas Jeepers! Hope everyone has a great holiday and stays safe wheelin!
12-25-2014 01:54 PM
Heuster Merry Christmas So Cal!

Patrick
12-25-2014 11:41 AM
Gunner
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Originally Posted by tkfx View Post
Got some cool mirrors installed! I was lucky to get the first ever pair on my jeep (Well Campbell Racing got only one)! What makes them so special is that they are spring-loaded, so if they hit something like a tree or a rock cliff, they deform and snap back into place instead of breaking off.

Dude your Jeep is becoming a total Bad Ass.
12-25-2014 11:40 AM
Gunner Merry Christmas to everyone. Enjoy the day.
12-25-2014 11:11 AM
XJ_Phil Merry Christmas everybody................& a Happy New Year too!!!!
12-25-2014 11:06 AM
Dougzin Merry Christmas y'all. Hope the tree has a ton of jeep parts under it
12-25-2014 03:12 AM
RKCWLER Merry Christmas!
12-24-2014 11:45 PM
Moabrubi Hey if you want to sell your old drivers side mirror I need one! Broke mine off wheelin
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