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Old 10-25-2017, 01:30 AM
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I have been looking at getting the zone 4.25" lift like you have and was wondering what your opinion is on it? What shocks did you get and did you do the sye/cv?
I think the lift is the best bang for buck and I got the hydrogen charged shocks because I have heard the zone nitro shocks are extremely rough. One thing I will complain about is the corrosion. I powder coated my quick disconnects because they were getting bad. And the shocks chip and rust after all these years. They still look good but I will be replacing them with some nice aluminum shocks later down the road. The lift really does handle, feel, and perform very well though, I recommend it. I did not do the SYE kit and I do not have vibrations. I am however installing a SYE and custom driveshaft when I finish building the project axle. I will install the SYE the same time I install the axle, after the school year.

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I have been looking at getting the zone 4.25" lift like you have and was wondering what your opinion is on it? What shocks did you get and did you do the sye/cv?
I think the lift is the best bang for buck and I got the hydrogen charged shocks because I have heard the zone nitro shocks are extremely rough. One thing I will complain about is the corrosion. I powder coated my quick disconnects because they were getting bad. And the shocks chip and rust after all these years. They still look good but I will be replacing them with some nice aluminum shocks later down the road. The lift really does handle, feel, and perform very well though, I recommend it. I did not do the SYE kit and I do not have vibrations. I am however installing a SYE and custom driveshaft when I finish building the project axle. I will install the SYE the same time I install the axle, after the school year.
Oh alright cool thanks. My plan was to do similar to what you are doing and once I get a rear axle built put the SYE and new driveshaft in. Thanks for the input and I like your build. I like your supermoto too, I've got a drz myself and they're amazing!

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I have been looking at getting the zone 4.25" lift like you have and was wondering what your opinion is on it? What shocks did you get and did you do the sye/cv?
I think the lift is the best bang for buck and I got the hydrogen charged shocks because I have heard the zone nitro shocks are extremely rough. One thing I will complain about is the corrosion. I powder coated my quick disconnects because they were getting bad. And the shocks chip and rust after all these years. They still look good but I will be replacing them with some nice aluminum shocks later down the road. The lift really does handle, feel, and perform very well though, I recommend it. I did not do the SYE kit and I do not have vibrations. I am however installing a SYE and custom driveshaft when I finish building the project axle. I will install the SYE the same time I install the axle, after the school year.
Since you are running factory control arm did you go with the alignment cam bolt? And any other add on's from th kit?
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Old 10-26-2017, 12:16 AM
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Since you are running factory control arm did you go with the alignment cam bolt? And any other add on's from th kit?
Thanks man! Sadly, I sold the supermoto. I was offered a price for more than I payed for it after owning it for a few riding seasons. I replaced it with a Harley I am building up so thats another headache haha. No I did not go with the alignment cam bolt or any of the options except for the quick disconnects if I remember correctly. I know for sure I didn't do the cam bolt though. I remember getting the rear track bar relocation bracket, not sure if that was an add on. And I bought a metalcloak front track bar but that was aa separate purchase from the lift.
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Old 11-23-2017, 06:53 PM
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Took advantage of the Northridge4x4 black friday deals and bought an sPod, ARB high output compressor, and the adapter for the compressor to work with the sPod. My wiring and battery was starting to get messy so before I add a few more wires with the axle project, 15% off sPod is a good time to simplify it all and clean it up. Also ordered motive gears for the axle a few weeks ago on sale. Just need a master install kit and then I can completely build the ford 9" 3rd member.
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East coast gear supply is 10% off for Black Friday so I ordered an SYE with 1330 yoke, chromoly axle shafts with bearings and studs, currie rear upper control arms, and a master install kit with a solid spacer. My wallet is not liking Black Friday this year.
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Also ordered the disc brake kit through ECGS. should be the last of everything I need besides a driveshaft. This Christmas break I will build as much of it as I can but am still limited on putting in new seals and that kind of stuff because I need to weld the mounts on yet. I plan on welding on the mounts right when I graduate in May so I can mock up the axle under the jeep before welding.
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Installed the hardtop wiring today, went pretty smooth. Now I have defrost, wiper, and fluid!
I recently put a hardtop on my 2006 Rubicon and would love to have the wiper etc.. to work. Would you mind sharing how you made this happen?
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Old 12-04-2017, 02:17 PM
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Installed the hardtop wiring today, went pretty smooth. Now I have defrost, wiper, and fluid!
I recently put a hardtop on my 2006 Rubicon and would love to have the wiper etc.. to work. Would you mind sharing how you made this happen?
I purchased the hardtop wiring kit from https://www.jeepsareus.com. It came with very detailed instructions and simple. I did it in a college parking lot with basic tools.
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Installed my sPOD and arb compressor.
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Update

Since last time I posted, I finished building the third member with the ARB locker, ready to bolt in. Helped a friend install his Poison Spyder crusher flares on his JK and helped him monstaline his fenders and the tub fender line and rockers, using the last of his mosntaliner on my door sills. Lastly, finishing up the sportster build (until next winter). Had it at the dyno yesterday, just getting dialed in after the ported heads went back on with the 10.5:1 compression big bore kit. I graduate here in a month, and will immediately start my axle swap. I have all the parts I need, including the SYE. I simply need to measure for the driveshaft and order that once the axle is welded in. The sportster has come a long ways, I powder coated all that I could, but had the wheels professionally done because of them not fitting in the oven. I had my friend who painted my hood paint my gas tank a dark grey with gold metallic in it, to compliment the exhaust wrap I did. Some of the powder coat is not too shiny in the picture because it was all pretty dusty and dirty, but is all shined up now!
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Installed a set of the Max-bilt Trail Tails and am very impressed with them. It's great to have functional reverse lights again. These tail lights will allow me to clear for the poison spyder rear stinger bumper. That will be happening towards the end of the summer I think. Also will be buying a set of method wheels to pair with the 35s by next year and then will sell my 33s with the wheels on. About 4 more weeks and then I can start my axle swap!
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Finished the axle swap a while back. It’s definitely a monster now! Our off-road trip is in 3 days so I will be posting pictures of that again and possibly a video later on. Doing more difficult trails this time.
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Where did you get the film for your old taillights?
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Old 07-07-2018, 10:15 AM
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Where did you get the film for your old taillights?
a buddy did them so not sure, I want to say 3M.
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Well sad to say, but sold the Jeep for an offer I couldn’t refuse. Going to be purchasing a fully loaded JLUR. I need more space. Waiting until October for the 2019 JL rubicon to see if any minor changes were made from the first year production JLs.
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Well sad to say, but sold the Jeep for an offer I couldn’t refuse. Going to be purchasing a fully loaded JLUR. I need more space. Waiting until October for the 2019 JL rubicon to see if any minor changes were made from the first year production JLs.
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What kind of wheels did you have?
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Old 07-26-2018, 12:29 AM
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What kind of wheels did you have?
they were just the procomp street locks. I was about to order methods and 35s with rear tire carrier. Then thought about the future and needing more of a family friendly do it all jeep with AC and cruise control lol. New JL rubicon really impresses me with the stronger Dana 44s and everything. Going straight to 37” tires within a month of owning it is the plan.

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