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tiltz 02-01-2013 08:32 PM

Tiltz 2 door JK
Hey Everybody, thought I'd share the project I am currently working on.

I am newish to the forum but not new to Jeeping

2012 2 door manual Rubicon daily driver
35 inch procomp MT
2.5 TeraFlex Coils and shocks
Ruff Country front Bumper
Warn 9.5TI Masterpull Synthetic Line and Aluminum Fairlead
SmittyBilt XRC Carrier
Shrockworks Rock Sliders
Cobra Radio
Front D44: Artec Truss, and Skids, Poly Performance C Gussets and Inner Sleeves, Alloys USA Ball Joints, Ruff Stuff Tie Rod, Synergy flipped Draglink
Synergy front Long Arms
Chopped up fenders, dings, NW pinstripes, broken taillight, crunched up stock skid plates

In the works:
8" Stetch
-8" Synergy stretch, which includes new arms, frame side control arm brackets, and a frame side track bar bracket. Stock bumpstops will be moved back 8."
-Coilover Towers will be set inboard on the frame and connected with DOM. The placement is the only thing that is really undecided. I might do some chopping to the cross member and mount direct above the axle. I might not. I bought the synergy lower control arm skids with shock mounts, so I do have an alternative shock mounting location. The rear track bar bracket looks like it will determine the shock placement. Either way they are going through the floor. I will probably gets some sheet metal and box around them so that the floor is still water tight.
-14" 2.0 remote resi King Coilovers - mount resevoirs to DOM cross member
-4 door e-brake cables
-Hard brake line relocation (maybe - I already replaced both stock rears and mounted them differently because my sway bar links didn't clear properly - they might work as is)
-Lengthen ABS wires, breather hose, locker wires,
-Either ditch the sway bar or it looks like it could be moved back on the frame. The only problem is that the frame is in a lower position. looks doable
-New driveshaft
-Cut off factory exhaust before axle and mount inline muffler and run straight back
-Limit Straps
-Trim sheet metal to allow for full stuff. I am going to try and retain as much of the corner as possible. I do not want to compcut. I will most likely run a modified stock fender flare until Poison Spyder releases their new custom corners.

tiltz 02-01-2013 08:39 PM

Front Axle Build
Axle removed from JK awaiting new parts

Drilling 24 1/2" holes for the inner sleeves.

Difference between old and new tubes.

Fitting the truss and track bar mount

Burning everything together

Puurtty and Burly

Everything pinned up

tiltz 02-01-2013 08:44 PM

Ruff Stuff Tie Rod
If you have a JK and need a new Tie Rod, I highly recommend the Ruff Stuff Specialties one. It is super simple to build and install. I went ahead and drilled out my knuckles for a tapered insert, but this step is not necessary. It just allows the taper to sit deeper so you can engage the cotter pin... Your call.

tiltz 02-01-2013 08:48 PM

Lil stubby...
...that I built but sold.

tiltz 02-01-2013 08:55 PM

Long arms up front
Ripped out the old... They are pretty small next to the Synergy stuff

Making it so the Jeep can never be stock again: (factory control arm brackets)

New bracket in place

Everything pinned up with the arms adjusted a little less than an inch forward

Approximation of the stretch

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:01 PM

Welding more stuff on...
Sliders used to be bolt on, but new long arm brackets didn't like where the sliders bolted up...

So mod them and weld them on.

Notice how the bracket wraps around the bottom of the frame

Chop off those lower mounts

Clean the frame and weld them on

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:05 PM

The most awesome thing yet
I am a novice fabricator... here is my awesome custom license plate bracket.

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:08 PM

Some of the parts accumulating for the stretch

Some towers I had a local guy CNC for me

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:15 PM

And some wheeling pics..
..Until I get more done on her.

Anyways, I hope that is a good start to being a contributing member :D

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:16 PM

tiltz 02-01-2013 09:19 PM

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