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01-10-2014 01:18 PM
Mulvihill64 Installed the track bar yesterday. Completely fixed the shimmy I was feeling on the highway.
01-08-2014 10:30 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 07:53 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 03:11 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 11:56 AM
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 04:31 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 10:02 AM
Mulvihill64 Rides a little higher than before
08-03-2013 03:00 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 09:56 AM
Mulvihill64 Finished
07-26-2013 10:37 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 10:35 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 10:08 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 08:04 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 10:30 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 08:53 PM
Mulvihill64 Came home to these sitting on my front steps
07-25-2013 12:07 PM
1rbotma ok... so mine said she doesn't own workboots but she has worn her "bogs". Does that count???
07-13-2013 10:51 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 10:46 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 10:29 PM
Mulvihill64 Novak cable shifter ordered today, sye, drveshaft,and savvy uppers next on the list for the tummy tuck.
06-08-2013 09:46 PM
GDZJEEP Love it!!
06-08-2013 09:19 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 10:24 PM
Mulvihill64 Yeah I did
05-15-2013 10:19 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?
05-15-2013 10:15 PM
Cameron138
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I would definitely do it myself... I can't see paying practically double for work I can easily do myself
Yeah I got you, good luck man make sure to post a pic of it when your done
05-15-2013 10:13 PM
Mulvihill64 I would definitely do it myself... I can't see paying practically double for work I can easily do myself
05-15-2013 10:11 PM
Cameron138
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I've been debating between the 4.25 or just doing a 1.25" bl and 1" Mml but I'm thinking since I eventually want to run 35's the 4.25 may be a better idea
Yeah. The 4.25 really is the best for the price. You don't have to change all your driving shaft and all that. Just an easy lift. Save the 800 on install and just pay 20 for a case of beer and invite your friends to help
05-15-2013 09:55 PM
Mulvihill64 I've been debating between the 4.25 or just doing a 1.25" bl and 1" Mml but I'm thinking since I eventually want to run 35's the 4.25 may be a better idea
05-15-2013 07:42 PM
Cameron138
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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 mean how high do you want it? The 4.25 inch combo lift by zone offroad is great, and only 600 which includes all the upgrades (quick disconnects, nitro shocks, and colored shock boots) zLeaving you 1000 dollars to send to me for the help
05-15-2013 05:34 PM
Mulvihill64 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.
04-17-2013 05:57 PM
Mulvihill64 Nice rig! Can't wait to see it lifted
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