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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-02-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By ives
Yes those are Shittybilt's.

Yes those are Shittybilt's.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-02-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By ives
I know nobody is following this thread, but here...

I know nobody is following this thread, but here is current. I only got the Currie arms and springs. Plus some other things. I am waiting to get all the wheels on before I reduce the BL.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-02-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 827
Posted By ives
My experiance with wheel spacers: I put on the...

My experiance with wheel spacers: I put on the Alloy USA, a.k.a Rugged Ridge, spacers on and it put to much leverage on the wheel studs and sheared one off. Granted that may have been my fault with...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-20-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
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Did you not need to use any kind of primer or...

Did you not need to use any kind of primer or scuff the metal beforehand?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-14-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By ives
IMO, I would start with the adjustable control...

IMO, I would start with the adjustable control arms and just get some adjustable sway bar disconnects or I maybe going out on a limb by saying just go ahead and get the SYE/Driveshaft and start from...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-08-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,746
Posted By ives
Actually the ECGS TJ 8.8 would run about...

Actually the ECGS TJ 8.8 would run about $1200-$1800 or more with other options. The $700 is just the base to start the build. Cheaper alternative to G2 or Superior D44 bolts in's.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-26-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By ives
It's armor, so isn't all that plasti-dip just...

It's armor, so isn't all that plasti-dip just gonna get scraped or chipped off any way? If your not worried about scrapes or dents, then what's the point in the armor
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-21-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ives
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-21-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ives
Not trying to sound like a Poophead, but your...

Not trying to sound like a Poophead, but your making uneeding assumptions of basic Jeep building towards how this rig is built. I did not feel the need to mention the full current set up of it. My...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-21-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ives
Forgot to mention, I have 3" DOM tubes welded to...

Forgot to mention, I have 3" DOM tubes welded to the frame for rocker protection and step. I DO NOT want to cut them off and reweld just to do this. But, I guess if I have to I will. The wife is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ives
I haven't bought the 1" BL yet. But, I have read...

I haven't bought the 1" BL yet. But, I have read through some instructions. A Taco guy I know says to support the tub, undo the body and basically raise the frame up to the body and mount it. My...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-20-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By ives
Body Lift Reduction (3" to 1")

1997 TJ. The PO put a 3" body lift on it. Needs some input on reducing it to 1" with no hoist.

I've got some ideas, but want some input.

Yes, I did search for it. But, searching "reducing...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 845
Posted By ives
Wal-Mart: five quarts of Mobil1 (regular or...

Wal-Mart: five quarts of Mobil1 (regular or high-mileage) $24.99 + 1 quart $7. Filter: I perfer Mobil1, but really your choice. K&N has got the 1" nut on'em.
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 02-05-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,204
Posted By ives
Regearing requires more than "basic knowledge of...

Regearing requires more than "basic knowledge of how to work on vehicles". It requires knowledge, patience, right tools, and the time to do it right in the home garage by the weekend wrencher....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-05-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,571
Posted By ives
This is the only posting that should have been on...

This is the only posting that should have been on this thread. He's young, he's learned. Keep it. When/if you get a new one; swap over parts and sell whatever's left over.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-05-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,450
Posted By ives
I have a Warn 9.5cti hard mounted to my TJ...

I have a Warn 9.5cti hard mounted to my TJ ($1200) and a Tuff-Stuff 12.5k ($350) on a cradle for my XJ. The Tuff-Stuff winch has been very reliable on countless occasions. But, I keep it in the vic...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 02-05-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,450
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[QUOTE=dmiller369;3322726]99.9999999% of users on...

[QUOTE=dmiller369;3322726]99.9999999% of users on this forum do not use there winch every weekend. and 98.99999% have not owned a warn let alone any winch that they have used for 30 pluse years.and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-06-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By ives
I forgot. 2000 was the first year for the coil...

I forgot. 2000 was the first year for the coil packs for the TJ, right. Ooops. So don't listen to me.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-06-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By ives
Just mesh up the distributor gears, install oil...

Just mesh up the distributor gears, install oil pump, and prime it. There are no adjustments you can make. The computer will adjust it. There are plenty of build sources online. There should not be...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-04-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By ives
Being how the OP is even asking the question...

Being how the OP is even asking the question about RC products. I'm sure they would be perfect for him. I do suggest looking into RE or Currie though. But, that is personal preference. Baja Run...You...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-04-2013, 12:18 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 37,231
Posted By ives
I just got a stren talking to on another thread...

I just got a stren talking to on another thread for calling RC a "entry level budget suspension". I totally wasn't saying really saying anything bad about it.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-04-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,005
Posted By ives
Like I said I wasn't knocking the suspension and...

Like I said I wasn't knocking the suspension and not saying it dosen't work, but that is what RC is; entry level budget suspension. So, if it's what he wants then so be it. It's his money and his...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-03-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,554
Posted By ives
Horrible influence. I might just F-it and listen...

Horrible influence. I might just F-it and listen to your suggestions.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 01-03-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By ives
What year model? Is it near the same (or near)...

What year model? Is it near the same (or near) year model block, head, etc as the recvieving Jeep? Timing for the 4.0 is computer controlled.

What all is coming with the motor? Oil pump?
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 01-03-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By ives
This seal is a common problem. I suggest putting...

This seal is a common problem. I suggest putting on an AMC 20 pinon seal in it from a CJ. It is a better fit than the SYE kit (I assume Rugged Ridge, maybe?) seal. If you want to drive it 10 miles,...
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