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09-18-2014 11:58 AM
Mulvihill64 Ordered a co2 tank setup from www.instantairsupply.com a few days ago. It's a real quality setup with American made parts, and plus, the owner, Nate is a fellow jeep guy (gst95dsm over on JF). It's also a steal at $200 for the whole setup! Can't wait to get mine Friday!
07-04-2014 01:01 AM
Mulvihill64 I put about 200 miles on the new setup today, and I LOVE it. I replaced the sway bars when I got home from work, and it really tightened up the suspension, so I have negligible body roll right now
Also, I seem to be getting BETTER gas mileage on 33's than I was on 31's. I didn't go off of mileage, because the speedo and odometer are off for the time being, but my normal commute to and from work burns about a half a tank of gas, and I only went through say a third of a tank. I am using less throttle to maintain speed, except uphill. Somehow, the more agressive, larger, MTR's on alloy wheels have less rolling resistance than the smaller AT's I was running on steelies beforehand. I don't really understand how, but I won't look a gift horse in the mouth. I can't get over how smoothly my jeep is driving, wobble and vibration free. Feels good to have the money you put into something finally pay off.
07-03-2014 07:10 AM
Mulvihill64 Picture Time







I absolutely love the jeep's new stance. It is riding very nicely with the tires set at 25 psi. I took some measurements this morning, and I am 25" at the tub, 19 inches at the frame, and 16 inches at the transfer case skid. Not bad for a jeep on 33's. ;D


So while right now it's time to sit back, let my wallet recover, and wheel this thing, here is what I am looking at next.


Either
Regear to 4.11 (I have 3.73 right now and its not awful)
Rear ARB
Front Auto Locker

Or
SYE
Metalcloak Arms all around
UCF ultra high clearance tc skid and oil pan skid, or a custom flat skid with a crossmember.
07-01-2014 04:09 PM
Mulvihill64

06-27-2014 11:54 AM
Mulvihill64 Tires are ordered, and should be here by early next week. I got the body lift, mml, and cable shifter installed already, so I just need to knock out the ball joints and replace my sway bar links this weekend.

Pics
06-13-2014 10:31 AM
Mulvihill64 Well...

Motor Mounts are here, body lift is here, wheels are here, tires are getting ordered next week. Ordered ball joints and the cable shifter for the 231 today. Should be ready for wheelin by the 4th of July
05-10-2014 12:43 PM
Mulvihill64 Ordered jks 1.25" body lift today and some Brown Dog 1" motor mounts
01-10-2014 02:18 PM
Mulvihill64 Installed the track bar yesterday. Completely fixed the shimmy I was feeling on the highway.
01-08-2014 11:30 AM
Mulvihill64 Look at the rustoleum rust converting primer. I used it on my rear dana 44 when I swapped it in, and it worked flawlessly. It's kind of a terra cotta color compared to the white/gray normal primer
01-08-2014 08:53 AM
NFGZ
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I put it up on stands, pulled the tires, calipers, and rotors, and then used simple green and a power washer to clean it. After it dried, I pulled each part of the steering linkage and painted it, while they were off I painted my springs and axle. If you're going to leave the shocks on id recommend you cover the body with painters tape. I painted everything first with rustoleum primer then the satin black enamel. Should take 1.5 - 2 cans of paint.
Awesome write up thank you! I noticed my axels are a little rusty, hopefully that wont be much of an issue. Frame theres no rust on, but I want to get everything sealed up as soon as I can as we wheel alot in it.
01-07-2014 04:11 PM
Mulvihill64 I put it up on stands, pulled the tires, calipers, and rotors, and then used simple green and a power washer to clean it. After it dried, I pulled each part of the steering linkage and painted it, while they were off I painted my springs and axle. If you're going to leave the shocks on id recommend you cover the body with painters tape. I painted everything first with rustoleum primer then the satin black enamel. Should take 1.5 - 2 cans of paint.
01-07-2014 12:56 PM
NFGZ
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Gave the undercarriage a thorough cleaning, and repainted the front end today. Also ordered a metal cloak front track bar yesterday.
That front end looks really nice. What did you use to paint it, and what all did you paint? I have the same color jeep, only the interior is tan. I would like to paint the front end as well to help it hold up a bit to the elements, and also plan on doing the blue monstaliner inside it.
12-28-2013 05:31 PM
Mulvihill64 Gave the undercarriage a thorough cleaning, and repainted the front end today. Also ordered a metal cloak front track bar yesterday.
08-04-2013 11:02 AM
Mulvihill64 Rides a little higher than before
08-03-2013 04:00 AM
Mulvihill64 Decided to put in my Bilstein 5100's and BDS 2" springs tonight. I took it for a test drive after, and all I can say is WOW! The ride is so much better than before, much smoother and it takes the bumps and curves much better.
07-27-2013 10:56 AM
Mulvihill64 Finished
07-26-2013 11:37 PM
Mulvihill64 Black. I am playing with the idea of doing the outside a color but it's not high on my list of things to do.
07-26-2013 11:35 PM
VTBalla34
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Brown Santa dropped this off today. Rolled both coats can't wait for it to dry.
I would highly recommend monstaliner to anyone. From my experience so far it seems like a great product. Their customer service is fantastic as well, with Magnetman on JF making sure my order shipped quickly so I could line my tub this weekend.
Sweet. Is that black or green?
07-26-2013 11:08 PM
Mulvihill64 Brown Santa dropped this off today. Rolled both coats can't wait for it to dry.
I would highly recommend monstaliner to anyone. From my experience so far it seems like a great product. Their customer service is fantastic as well, with Magnetman on JF making sure my order shipped quickly so I could line my tub this weekend.
07-26-2013 09:04 AM
Mulvihill64
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Nice job so far....
Thinking about doing the 2in bb....what do you think of it? You happy with yours?
IMO it's alright if all you want is clearance. I am switching to bds springs and bilstein shocks for a better ride and more up travel... If I had to do it again I would just wait until I had the cash to do coils.
07-25-2013 11:30 PM
Fireaxe Nice job so far....
Thinking about doing the 2in bb....what do you think of it? You happy with yours?
07-25-2013 09:53 PM
Mulvihill64 Came home to these sitting on my front steps
07-25-2013 01:07 PM
1rbotma ok... so mine said she doesn't own workboots but she has worn her "bogs". Does that count???
07-13-2013 11:51 PM
Mulvihill64
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dang she even has work boots on!!! My girlfriend helps me but she doesn't wear workboots. I will have to show her the picture of your girlfriend.
Yeah I got real lucky my favorite thing was my buddy's face when she showed up and started helping.
07-13-2013 11:46 PM
1rbotma
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Well today I swapped in my dana 44 rear I stole on craigslist for $400 the swap went pretty smoothly thanks to my friends air tools. A good impact wrench and air ratchet are now on my must buy list.



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I did appreciate my girlfriend helping me though gotta love a girl who isn't afraid to get dirty.



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dang she even has work boots on!!! My girlfriend helps me but she doesn't wear workboots. I will have to show her the picture of your girlfriend.
07-13-2013 11:29 PM
Mulvihill64 Novak cable shifter ordered today, sye, drveshaft,and savvy uppers next on the list for the tummy tuck.
06-08-2013 10:46 PM
GDZJEEP Love it!!
06-08-2013 10:19 PM
Mulvihill64 Well today I swapped in my dana 44 rear I stole on craigslist for $400 the swap went pretty smoothly thanks to my friends air tools. A good impact wrench and air ratchet are now on my must buy list.



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I did appreciate my girlfriend helping me though gotta love a girl who isn't afraid to get dirty.



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05-15-2013 11:24 PM
Mulvihill64 Yeah I did
05-15-2013 11:19 PM
tsteb
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Ok so I have a budget of roughly $1500 this summer to do some upgrades. I'm planning on 33's (not included in $1500). Any suggestions.
I just ordered a led light bar off of amazon for pretty cheap. I also will be ordering an aluminum radiator and an under the hood compressor. I made flat flares by trimming them yesterday. Maybe some nice rock sliders. These are all on my list. It's coming along though. Did you get bump stop extensions and new shocks with your bb?
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