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Old 03-15-2017, 04:28 PM   #91
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Every time I see a well built LJ, it makes me want to sell my TJ...

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Old 03-24-2017, 10:46 PM   #92
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Curious what you use for all the painting you do. Seems like you get really good results in the driveway. It doesn't look like rattle cans.

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Do you see a big advantage to the locking hubs? The kits to do this mod are nuts expensive.
I did this to upgrade knuckles, brakes, and to not be spinning my front driveshaft while heading down the local interstate. The biggest thing you'll notice is far less vibration vibration up front. Frankly, the stock hub bearings are simplistic and dependable, so this isn't a mod I recommend.
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Old 04-20-2017, 12:06 AM
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Curious what you use for all the painting you do. Seems like you get really good results in the driveway. It doesn't look like rattle cans.
Definitely not rattle can. I use relatively inexpensive automotive paint and clear. All are applied with a $20 HVLP paint gun. Results aren't perfect, but are darn good by most standards.
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Many months after making the purchase, the Rubicrawler has been installed and mated to the stock 241OR transfer case. The install process would have been much easier if the instructions were a little better. All in all it wasn't a difficult job though. I'll post up more details when I have time.



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Old 04-20-2017, 08:25 AM   #96
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I did this to upgrade knuckles, brakes, and to not be spinning my front driveshaft while heading down the local interstate. The biggest thing you'll notice is far less vibration vibration up front. Frankly, the stock hub bearings are simplistic and dependable, so this isn't a mod I recommend.
Thank you I will remove it from my list.
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Old 05-31-2017, 03:24 PM   #97
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This is great thread and great build..Shame on me. I saw it today.

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Old 11-18-2017, 07:27 AM
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Not much has been happening with the LJ over the last several months, due to a build I'm doing on a 1999 TJ. I did get it ready for winter, with the full door and hard top install.

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Old 11-25-2017, 10:13 PM   #99
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Can you update your photobucket account so we can see the pictures?
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:16 AM   #101
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If you guys are looking at this thread with Firefox or Chrome download the hotlink fix for your browsers. You will be able to see everything he has posted. BTW great work.
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What used to be free, Photobucket now wants $399 a year for now. As JMG_TX stated, the fix is to install the extension for Firefox or Chrome that fixes the issue. When you install the extension, click refresh on the browser and you should see the images.


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No real work going on for the LJ, so I'll just be artsy..











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I have Safari, is there a specific fix I can make so I can see your sweet pics without you shelling out $399?
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After spending all my spare time on the TJ, the LJ finally received some attention. In preparation for Summer wheeling, I was fortunate enough to pick up a used, like new, Rockhard bolt in cage. The cage is a good kit overall and well constructed. The install was a bit of a pain, requiring assembling and re-assembling several times to get it to fit correctly. I'm still debating on whether to add the floor tie in brackets, but overall I'm happy with the addition.



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After damaging wheels and destroying one tire last year, I decided to add Walker Evans beadlocks this year. I also switched from the KO2s to Mickey Thompson MTZ P3s. Overall I was very happy with the KO2s, but was surprised how much "chunking" the tires showed. Spending time on the rocks ended up taking noticeable bites out of the rubber compound.
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Do your brakes work at all when in low range and the Rubicrawler engaged?? 10 to 1 plus is alot of reduction behind an auto! Killer build Im digging it.
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Do your brakes work at all when in low range and the Rubicrawler engaged?? 10 to 1 plus is alot of reduction behind an auto! Killer build Im digging it.
LOL...The brakes won't stop it in low-low. You have to bump it out of gear to make it stop. On the positive side, you can idle up a 30+ degree incline!
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Old 12-13-2018, 12:45 AM   #109
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LOL...The brakes won't stop it in low-low. You have to bump it out of gear to make it stop. On the positive side, you can idle up a 30+ degree incline!

HAHA..yep! This is were a full man valve body would be sweet.
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Finally ditched the sway bar disconnects and installed a Currie Antirock.



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Subbed. This is one of the nicest built LJs on this forum.
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Your springs stay seated at full droop?
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Your springs stay seated at full droop?

At full droop these springs shine. I've never had them come unseated.





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