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Old 08-10-2019, 03:45 PM
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Transfer case is in. Driveshaft made

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Old 08-11-2019, 05:36 PM
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Started making the exhaust from the headers today. Im going to tie it into the muffler and x pipe i posted way back.

I had to do extensive modifications to the transmission cross member because im running a huge 1410 u joint with a flange yoke. But i did that today as well.

My father pissed me off today and i used it as motivation to get more work done. Sometimes he can be a prick but he lets me make a mess in his garage so i guess ill let it slip.

Next week im going to try to get the exhaust completely dialed in and hook up all the brakes.

Im tired, trying to get more done. I think i have an issue with a pinched nerve in my back, not sure. Sometimes my legs go numb when i stand up after ive been in weird positions for awhile. Its never happened before. Maybe at 27 im starting to show signs of aging.

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Old 08-12-2019, 11:02 AM   #183
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Drive shafts... exhaust... it's almost time to drive it.
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:51 PM
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Drive shafts... exhaust... it's almost time to drive it.
Almost, I may have to change out the oil pan as the driveshaft may hit it unfortunately. I cant wait to finish the exhaust system. It's a lot of fun running the pipes.
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Old 08-14-2019, 07:52 PM
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Drove up to the garage this afternoon and got more of the exhaust done. I just need to tweek this a bit and then i can finish the last 50%

I want this thing on the road!

Also. I just learned im getting deployed for 2 years shortly after this year is over. So unless i get this done before then its going to sit. Im feeling motivated. So i drove an hour and a half to work 3 hours and then drive back tonight. I need to get this done. No more excuses

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I may have a new join date but i've been lurking on this forum for years. This build and Tweak's build are easily my favorites.

Awesome Jeep and much respect for the skills involved!
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:36 AM
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I may have a new join date but i've been lurking on this forum for years. This build and Tweak's build are easily my favorites.

Awesome Jeep and much respect for the skills involved!
Thanks man I appreciate it. Its been a long time with this thing. Hopefully I can finish this exhaust this week. This is my first "full" exhaust i've ever built all the way back. Ive done smaller jobs but 2.5" tubing is definitely large and trying to keep it all tucked up so it doesn't get ripped off in the rocks if tough but I love the challenge of it. I am going to have to heat shield the bottom of the tub and wrap the exhaust though. Because it is going to be close to the floor.

I also want to put down some sound dampening mat in the Jeep and put down a shag carpet. I think it will be nice in the winter time to have some carpet on the floor to help keep the cold out. And I personally love to run my toes through shag carpet.

I'm just going to take the carpet in my living room and hack it all up so it fits.
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Also. I just learned im getting deployed for 2 years shortly after this year is over.
Hopefully not to somewhere too bad. I have probably said it before, but this seems like a good place to thank you for your service.


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I also want to put down some sound dampening mat in the Jeep and put down a shag carpet. I think it will be nice in the winter time to have some carpet on the floor to help keep the cold out. And I personally love to run my toes through shag carpet.

I'm just going to take the carpet in my living room and hack it all up so it fits.
Um.... I hope you are not serious.

The exhaust is looking good. I have been considering doing mine again. I think 3" after my Y pipe would be a good idea.
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Hopefully not to somewhere too bad. I have probably said it before, but this seems like a good place to thank you for your service.




Um.... I hope you are not serious.

The exhaust is looking good. I have been considering doing mine again. I think 3" after my Y pipe would be a good idea.
It's my pleasure, they pay my bills and healthcare.


Wait what is wrong with a gray shag carpet? It is so beachy. Classy and Stylish

I may be able to go 3" after the "x" pipe but I don't think I would want to. My engine isn't pushing over 500hp and I'm not racing. I don't think the minimal HP gains would be worth the headache of trying to snake two 3" pipe through my suspension.
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I don't think the minimal HP gains would be worth the headache of trying to snake two 3" pipe through my suspension.
Agreed... I am only single exit. That is why I should step up to 3". You will be good with duals.
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Agreed... I am only single exit. That is why I should step up to 3". You will be good with duals.
I want this exhaust done just do i can hear it. I want to hear the rumble
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Exhaust is finished. I only need to paint and wrap some parts of it. I think im going to move onto painting the inside of the tub now

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