|07-02-2013 09:06 PM|
|07-02-2013 09:05 PM|
|ob269||I would remove the original fog lights.. To much going on up there with all the lights and with the tubular bumper.. Just my thoughts, take it as you wish..|
|07-02-2013 06:33 PM|
|07-01-2013 06:15 PM|
|larjeep||Just ordered new cv shaft and adjustable upper control arms today. Should be installed this week.|
|06-26-2013 05:49 PM|
|06-26-2013 01:50 PM|
|06-25-2013 06:09 PM|
Was riding behind this bad boy today.
|06-25-2013 01:14 PM|
|larjeep||Getting a new front bumper. Pre runner style. Already have the new rear one.|
|06-25-2013 05:56 AM|
Which bumper, front or rear, and what are you going with.
Speaking of bumpers, I lost one of my D-rings on Sunday off the front bumper!
|06-24-2013 08:29 PM|
|larjeep||We will have plenty of stuff to climb next time.|
|06-24-2013 08:27 PM|
|larjeep||I ordered my new bumper today. Should be here in a few days.|
|06-24-2013 07:57 PM|
I'll definitely do it by Rausch. I still have to replace my front track bar, or if I can just the bushing. I've got the 3/4 spacers now to level the front.
Now I also have to do the alternator on my 94 Cutlass. And I need to get a new bed, Im not settling for a cheapo mattress........
Check this out..... I went to use my ac this afternoon after work, nothing. The whole engine compartment is covered in mud. I gave the ac clutch a couple of whacks with a wrench, saw lots of shit come out, and now it's kickin' again.
That was a fun run Sunday. I wanted to hit the hill, but without the discos, I just didn't trust that rut on the right. I was afraid I might get bounced over enough to the right that the ground would give way. That stuff is kinda soft right there.
|06-24-2013 07:39 PM|
|larjeep||Hey Jim. U order the discos yet.|
|06-19-2013 06:53 PM|
I'm probably going to update my front sway bar links with longer units that can disconnect.
And Larry, you're right, someone updated my front end with V8 ZJ tie rods!
|06-19-2013 06:45 PM|
|06-19-2013 06:44 PM|
|Jeeptrd||Just did the rough country 2.5 lift and tossed the track bar in the shed... Rode really nice, but didn't do the rear bar yet since it wasn't been as much of a pita for me as the front. Oh and those are the old wheels that I used together to my buddy's garage.|
|06-19-2013 05:36 PM|
|Rayko||Actually you do need an adjustable trac bar. Most lifts will pull the front end axle off center. You can see the difference. The right front tire will be sticking out about an inch further than the left side. The rear axle will pull out to the left, not as much as the front though.|
|06-19-2013 02:19 PM|
|larjeep||Nice. I had to drill my rear one out also. It snapped|
|06-19-2013 05:28 AM|
Actually, the rear was a pain. I broke both upper shock mounts on the right rear. I ended up drilling new holes next to the old ones.
The BDS suspension is WAY better than stock on the road. Soon I'll find out how much better off road.
|06-18-2013 07:21 PM|
|larjeep||How did u make out with the install. All set. Ready to go!|
|06-16-2013 05:15 PM|
|06-16-2013 03:54 PM|
Definitely taller than with the 2in BB and stock.
But with the winch/etc and rake still needs 3/4 spacers up front.
The rear kicked my ass. Broke both upper bolts on the right side. So I drilled new holes off to the side of the busted ones.
The BDS kit is WAY better than stock. It's firm, but under control. It feels real nice on the road.
Here's a couple pics:
|06-16-2013 08:52 AM|
|larjeep||Post up some pics when u done.|
|06-15-2013 05:29 PM|
|larjeep||Attach them after u have the spring installed. This way u can just slip them up and bolt in.|
|06-15-2013 05:28 PM|
|larjeep||Yes u need them for sure. Especially when using bigger springs.|
|06-15-2013 04:57 PM|
She looks good, Lar!
Actually, PB wasn't necessary as I just did the BB three months ago, and never-seized everything.
I'm actually working on the front half now. Just taking a beer break.
I'm a bit confused on bumpstop extensions, if I even need them anymore.
|06-15-2013 04:47 PM|
New tummy tuck and bl
|06-14-2013 07:33 PM|
|larjeep||Start spraying it up with pb blaster Saturday to make it nice and smooth removal.|
|06-14-2013 07:32 PM|
|larjeep||U should be just fine from vibes with 2" lift. In any happen just add a washer or two to the skid plate to drop it a bit.|
|06-14-2013 05:42 PM|
Can't wait for Sunday. I may only install the front section of the BDS kit though. I'm running a 2in Teraflex BB, so I can do it in sections.
I'm confident I'm going to get more than 2in of lift out of this kit. The BDS springs are about 2.25 in longer than stock, but with a higher spring rate. I think I saw 158lbs somewhere on line. Stock (at least Moog direct replacement is 134lbs). But I should(hopefully) be good as far as driveline vibes are concerned.
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