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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:48 AM

The Taranchula Rubicon
 
Purchased a stock 2005 Black Rubicon with about 60000 miles and it didnt stay stock long. The plan for the build was make a reliable weekend warrior that still drives great on the road.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/40.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/42.jpg
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First order of business was a 4in zone offroad suspension lift, 33in Mickey Thompson MTZs, and a front and rear used Warn bumpers.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/43.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/45.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/44.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/46.jpg
sanded and repainted^
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/47.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...28/Jeep/48.jpg
lift installed
Did some wheelin at Rausch
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...8/IMG_1034.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...0/IMG_1128.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...0/IMG_1127.jpg
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http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...0/IMG_1208.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...0/IMG_1245.jpg
Then started the winter upgrades:
-Novak shifter
-Currie ultimate steering
-1" body lift & 1" mml
-RC CAs
-Front antirock
-Savvy Alum front bumper
-Rokmen Sliders
-Superior Front/Rear axle shafts
-Savvy GTS
-Rampage top
-half doors
-Undercover fab ultra high clearance tcase and engine skid w/ lopro tran mount
-5 Raceline Alum beadlocks
-5 used 35x12r15 Goodyear MTR/ks
-Riddler Dif covers

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:49 AM

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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:52 AM

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Most recent pics
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Enjoyed some sunhttp://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMAG0140.jpg
Got my rampage top installed
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0062.jpg
Also ordered some 12" bilstein shocks for the front and back with the plan to outboard the rear shocks
Got some things done.
-installed engine skid
-mounted locker pumps to new tcase skid
-adjusted novak shifter
-got my new savvy bumper in the mail, painted and installed it
-repainted my upper half doors
-Decided to make another change with my rear suspension going with a midarm 4 link and collecting parts over the next month or so.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0065.jpg

Ltblue 01-02-2013 10:52 AM

Looks good so far, nice job.

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:52 AM

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Ordered parts to address the rear suspension and do a midarm 4 link rear:
TNT Truss
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0116.jpg
Ford shock towers
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0115.jpg
Lower control arm brackets
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0114.jpg
DOM
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0120.jpg
Frame side upper control arm brackets
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0119.jpg
Box-o-JJs and lower shock mounts
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0118.jpg
Currie rear antirock, front lower control arm skids, upper control arm mounts for the top of the truss and bilstein shocks are all in

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:54 AM

Before pics:
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Got my superior front and rear shafts in
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Started tear down
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Cutting all the brackets off
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Once all brackets were cut off and grinded down the build started to take place
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http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0162.jpg
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:55 AM

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Upper mounts in place and cycling the suspension
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built upper and lower arms
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMAG0321.jpg
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:56 AM

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Back on her own weight
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Ready for paint
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Off the shelf shock bracket
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 10:58 AM

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Modified to provide more strength and length from axle tube for outboarding of shocks
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Outboarding shocks and corrected spring perches
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Improved ground clearance
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Front axle sleeves came in
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[B]
Got some Savvy Alum front control arms
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0697.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0698.jpg
Got the exhaust welded and installed. Painted it with high heat VHT flat black.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0699.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0710.jpgDumped the exhaust right after the skid
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flexed it out. Shock body was hitting the frame and not allowing the shock shaft to travel properly. Had to make some relief cuts in the towers and bend them outward to get the shock about a 1/2in outward. Clears fine and everything got welded back and painted.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0704.jpg

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:01 AM

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installed rear antirock
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psfee09661.jpg
Here are a few shots from my friends camera, I'll be loading mine up tonight
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BFG hill went down then up
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/a...h/DSC_0076.jpg
http://i884.photobucket.com/albums/a...h/DSC_0077.jpg

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:05 AM

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38B winch hill, was very wet couldnt make it
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Ran a bunch of blacks and one red. Jeep did awesome rear suspension performed great and the rear antirock really helped the jeep feel controlled on off camber trails. Overall an awesome time :headbang:
Had a blast this weekend at Rausch!
Setting out on the trails
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...h/IMG_0735.jpg
Chuck rippin through the water
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Flexin out
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:06 AM

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Heading through Trail 20 black
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:07 AM

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Checking the rear flex
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Tried being brave...didnt make it far haha
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And then the rain came
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:07 AM

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Start of a Red trail
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fun little playground
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:12 AM

BFG hill on the way down
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Scott before his endo
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Chuck heading down
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Mike heading back up
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Me heading up
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We got an amazing day on sunday after all the rain saturday afternoon

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:13 AM

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Carnage report: A ton of scratches on my skids and sliders, bent a front lower control arm mount a little, the diffs made out with rocks on many occasions but other then that just dirty as helll and running great!!!
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...h/IMG_0846.jpg

TXST8tj 01-02-2013 11:15 AM

I love the 'one day' builds :)

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:20 AM

Decided to go with the Genright steel fenders with 4" flare and alum inner fender
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0717.jpg
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the original lip from tube to the top of the fender
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Welding the lip
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Took a grinder to the welds
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Got my first lesson on welding and ran a few beads...not bad for my first time I think
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Bondo'd the tiny cracks and imperfections
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AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:21 AM

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Caulked the underneath to prevent water and dirt from getting in there and causing it to rust
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Prepped for paint
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inner fenders
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Painted inner fenders
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0014-1.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0015-1.jpg
primed fenders
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0020.jpg
edges came out great
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0019-1.jpg
painted fenders
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0049-1.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0048-1.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...IMG_0033-1.jpg

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:22 AM

Install time
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0882.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0883.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0884.jpg
The Money Shots!!
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...eep/photo1.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...eep/photo2.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...eep/photo3.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0888.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0890.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0892.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/IMG_0886.jpg

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:22 AM

Scored a Warn 9.5ti on ebay for an amazing price of $450 to my door! Doesnt come with the synthetic line pictured but does have a brand new steel line and fairlead just needs a new clutch lever
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...2bmqQ60_12.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...-E8eQ60_12.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...Fsqzg60_12.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...BLYhz60_12.jpg
winch came in, also got some rokmen steel corners and aluminum strikers!
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ep/photo-2.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ep/photo-1.jpg
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/image-1.jpeg
Put my hard doors on and took the rampage top off to throw the hardtop on for winter
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...p/image-2.jpeg

AngryTJ 01-02-2013 11:23 AM

ITS GO TIME!!
Starting a new job in a couple weeks, new year, and an epic west coast wheelin trip planned for June-ish Ive decided to pull the trigger and open up the wallet to get this jeep "finished"!
The following is either here, on its way, or will be ordered in the next week to get the ball rolling on big changes:
Genright EXT tank. 19g capacity and allowed 5in stretch
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psaa2a21df.jpg
Genright stretched corners
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps352d110c.jpg
Comes with a YJ style Gas filler to compensate for the stretch and still allow me to mount my stock flares.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psbcebb518.jpg
Brand new Vanco 16" Big Brake Kit from a forum member. Spoke with Blaine who said the 16" kit will fit my 15" racelines since they have 3.25" backspacing I just have to be careful where the sticky weights are.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps857b93fc.jpg
Poly Front half cage
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps314e930a.jpg
Will be doing my own rear half additions
Rokmen Fairlead
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps28168051.jpg
Amsteel 3/8" x 80' orange winchline with black safety thimble
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps8bcbf871.gif
Daves Customs Unlimited Shock Towers
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psbe891bef.jpg
Two 2" Coreau 4pt harness'
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psffea1403.jpg
Planning to run a shoulder bar using bushings at the ends to allow for it to be removable when the backseat is needed.
Its time! :D Hobart 140
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...ps74e63d35.jpg
Moabs x5
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psfab2f5e2.jpg
Falken Rocky Mountain AT x 4 (285/75/16) Going to be using these as a street tire
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psa3e7ac95.jpg
The cage will be going in first toward the end of January then surgery on the rear to allow for 5in stretch will start in February.
Im planning to do something very similar to what a friend tried originally when he stretched.
http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x...psc33fc608.png
LETS DO THIS!!

And now your up to date! Hope you enjoy it from here on out

BLZ 01-05-2013 03:02 PM

nice work..thats a sweet rubi..

AngryTJ 01-06-2013 05:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BLZ (Post 3186608)
nice work..thats a sweet rubi..

Thanks man Ill be starting my cage in a couple weeks so stay tuned

schnutzy 01-06-2013 05:26 PM

looks like a fun build there.
your buddy with the red TJ have a build thread some where as well?

Jaxon1023 01-06-2013 08:42 PM

What tire is mike running?

AngryTJ 01-07-2013 08:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by schnutzy (Post 3191188)
looks like a fun build there.
your buddy with the red TJ have a build thread some where as well?

on jeepforum not here

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jaxon1023 (Post 3192104)
What tire is mike running?

maxxis creepy crawlers

cully 01-22-2013 12:04 AM

great built thread, looking forward to the rest.

ProTek 01-22-2013 10:16 AM

Great photos, beautiful Jeep, and nice place to wheel!

AngryTJ 01-23-2013 11:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cully
great built thread, looking forward to the rest.

Quote:

Originally Posted by ProTek
Great photos, beautiful Jeep, and nice place to wheel!

Thanks guys. I did a rollcage on my jeep this past weekend ill try and post up pics at some point today.


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