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10-24-2014 04:54 PM
Lawless Nice Bardo!
10-24-2014 04:39 PM
BardoFett Happy Friday, North Texas-Tarrant County-and-Surrounding-Area Jeepers!

I'll leave you with some good weekend advice...

10-23-2014 06:22 PM
HOOCBB Anyone know where I can get the Velcro replaced on my soft windows? I can get another 2 years out of these easy as long as the repair doesn't cost too much.
10-23-2014 04:29 PM
BardoFett Thanks for your input, guys. I think I'm gonna head up to Collins Bros Jeep this weekend to check them out...maybe see if I can pick up a used bumper. I'll ask about lifts while I'm there...
10-22-2014 08:12 PM
DBoat
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Originally Posted by BardoFett View Post
I've seen those Fat Bob's pucks for like $50, look pretty down & dirty simple, so that's a no-brainer for just experimenting...but how high can you go w/ pucks? Can you go 3 inches? Does a greater lift height (3"+) require additional support, i.e. longer shocks, taller springs, etc.?
I am not the best person to ask. But I haven't seen more than 2.5" on pucks. I think with higher lifts you need longer control arms and such.
10-22-2014 04:06 PM
BardoFett
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I went 4 inches.. if you are just doing a couple then go pucks, cheap and easy..
I've seen those Fat Bob's pucks for like $50, look pretty down & dirty simple, so that's a no-brainer for just experimenting...but how high can you go w/ pucks? Can you go 3 inches?

Does a greater lift height (3"+) require additional support, i.e. longer shocks, taller springs, etc.?
10-22-2014 11:46 AM
DBoat
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Okay so who all has done a lift? Think I'm about ready for the ol TJ to get a little taller... maybe 2 or 3 inches. Any thoughts/advice?
I went 4 inches.. if you are just doing a couple then go pucks, cheap and easy..
10-21-2014 05:51 PM
quantumracer
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Originally Posted by BardoFett View Post
Okay so who all has done a lift? Think I'm about ready for the ol TJ to get a little taller... maybe 2 or 3 inches. Any thoughts/advice?
Bardo,

I had an 05 LJ for several years. Just sold it and bought a JKU. Sure wish I hadn't, but that's another story. I had a 3.5" Rubicon Express super flex lift, and I absolutely loved it. Articulation for days, and once I replaced the shocks with bilsteins the on road ride was great!

I'm not sure I would go that route now because rubicon express was bought out by 4wheel parts, which means they will likely replace some of the more expensive parts with Chinese stuff. When I dump my JKU and pick up another LJ I will put the metalcloak game changer lift on it, with 6 pack shocks. The shocks can be used for prerunning, which means they will soak up the bumps. The CAs have a special joint (I forget the name) that provides a ton of flex, and still maintains stock CA angles.

NEway....that's my choice. Whatever you decide to do, I hope it brings you years of wheeling fun!!!
10-21-2014 02:59 PM
BardoFett
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I did mine with help from my bro when I went back to El Paso in the summer. If you need help (manual labor, jack stands or jack) let me know.
Awesome...thanks for the offer! What kind did you put in?
10-21-2014 02:07 PM
TheYetiGrowZup I did mine with help from my bro when I went back to El Paso in the summer. If you need help (manual labor, jack stands or jack) let me know.
10-21-2014 01:01 PM
BardoFett Okay so who all has done a lift? Think I'm about ready for the ol TJ to get a little taller... maybe 2 or 3 inches. Any thoughts/advice?
10-18-2014 04:29 PM
Lawless So when are we getting together again?!?! The weather has been awesome lately!
10-18-2014 10:20 AM
Lawless x2
10-17-2014 09:30 PM
TheYetiGrowZup That's good work dude! I dig the boot!
10-17-2014 01:09 PM
BardoFett Here's an idea for the next mod meet: Got some conduit clamps and made myself a simple bumper shovel mount.





Then, I went inside and finished up a new shift boot design so some other jeeper can mod his rig:

10-14-2014 08:09 PM
mister ed Not very active in here!

And DFW guys recommend a good paint shop? Once I get some minor things taken care of on the new rig i'd like to repaint it. Need some recommendations and any ideas on cost?
10-11-2014 08:13 PM
mister ed
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Originally Posted by CJ7nvrstk View Post
Welcome back to the Jeep world! Long time no see.
Glad to be back! Wife and I were both missing it so went and picked up a project rig. Going to be fun building up. Hoping to be ready to head out wheeling by spring.
10-11-2014 05:14 PM
Lawless Glad to see another TJ!
10-11-2014 05:13 PM
Lawless Welcome!!
10-11-2014 07:25 AM
CJ7nvrstk
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Saying hello from the north Fort Worth/Keller area. Been on the forum while but alway had JK's so perused other forums for JK specific. Well...we just picked up a TJ and this seems like a good area for info. Might have to check out the Bronson Rock deal.
Welcome back to the Jeep world!

Long time no see.
10-10-2014 10:30 PM
mister ed Saying hello from the north Fort Worth/Keller area. Been on the forum while but alway had JK's so perused other forums for JK specific. Well...we just picked up a TJ and this seems like a good area for info. Might have to check out the Bronson Rock deal.
10-06-2014 03:43 PM
BardoFett Didn't really have a specific time or place in mind, just throwin' out the idea...I don't even have any mods to put on, right now...Although I'm always eyeing a hockey puck budget lift...And of course, I can help anyone replace their shift boot!!
10-05-2014 12:12 PM
DBoat
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Originally Posted by Lawless View Post
Java and Jeeps?
Might make that too!
10-05-2014 09:40 AM
Lawless
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Originally Posted by DBoat View Post
Cars and Coffee tomorrow.
Java and Jeeps?
10-05-2014 09:39 AM
Lawless Nevermind got it figured out.
10-04-2014 05:01 PM
Lawless Hey peeps! Quick off the topic question here. Anybody near 360 & 20 have a chainsaw I can borrow for a couple hours? Got a couple tree limbs I gotta chop up from the storm the other day. Thanks.
10-03-2014 08:21 PM
DBoat Cars and Coffee tomorrow.
10-03-2014 06:48 PM
TheYetiGrowZup When were you thinking? That sounds cool.
10-03-2014 04:29 PM
Lawless
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Hey guys, So I realize I've probably got one of oldest rigs in the area (97 TJ), which means I don't care if it gets a little banged up...but if the rest of you guys aren't afraid of gettin' your hands (or your jeep) dirty, we should have a "mod-meet"...where we meet up, bring some tools and help each other do some installs... I'm talking relatively simple things like springs, shocks, lights, mufflers, air intakes, etc. Now that it's not a thousand degrees outside, it might actually be pleasant to work outside...
I'm in!
10-03-2014 03:46 PM
BardoFett Hey guys,

So I realize I've probably got one of oldest rigs in the area (97 TJ), which means I don't care if it gets a little banged up...but if the rest of you guys aren't afraid of gettin' your hands (or your jeep) dirty, we should have a "mod-meet"...where we meet up, bring some tools and help each other do some installs...

I'm talking relatively simple things like springs, shocks, lights, mufflers, air intakes, etc. Now that it's not a thousand degrees outside, it might actually be pleasant to work outside...
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