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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #30 on: April 01, 2012, 06:32:48 PM »
Body Armor and Rocker Knocker's get installed (Pre-paint)


Love the looks of those rocker guards!!!

  thanks, I love them as well....  I cannot wait to get it all put together and painted.

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #31 on: April 11, 2012, 12:31:44 PM »
  Just got spring's and shocks installed, and realized how bad I need adjustable track bars-  so got them ordered..  Need to look into longer sway bar links as well....  Anyone have any idea on those?  brand, or where to order?

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« Reply #32 on: April 11, 2012, 03:44:15 PM »
  Just got spring's and shocks installed, and realized how bad I need adjustable track bars-  so got them ordered..  Need to look into longer sway bar links as well....  Anyone have any idea on those?  brand, or where to order?

How tall did u go??
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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #33 on: April 11, 2012, 03:51:03 PM »
6"

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #34 on: April 11, 2012, 04:12:16 PM »
What size tires are you planning on running? Should have room for a 40" tire with a 4" lift and PSC flares. With the 6" lift I would think you would be good up to about a 42" tire.

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #35 on: April 11, 2012, 04:15:31 PM »
  Old lift was a cobble job.  It had 4.5 inchs of lift in the front and only 2 in the back



New lift is 6" front and back so I gained about 1.5 in the front and about 4 in the rear


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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #36 on: April 11, 2012, 04:19:15 PM »
What size tires are you planning on running? Should have room for a 40" tire with a 4" lift and PSC flares. With the 6" lift I would think you would be good up to about a 42" tire.

  Yep, I plan on going to 40's or 42's non sure which yet.  However that is still a few months off, got more stuff to do before then (Long arm kit, more axle renforcement, drive shafts, better brakes, roll cage, more drive train armor.)  so on and so forth.

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #37 on: April 11, 2012, 08:06:02 PM »
  Just got spring's and shocks installed, and realized how bad I need adjustable track bars-  so got them ordered..  Need to look into longer sway bar links as well....  Anyone have any idea on those?  brand, or where to order?

Hey Sean I have some jks 0-6" sway bar links (set of 2) brand new, I never put them on after I realized I would need to cut and never got around to it but you probably wouldn't need to cut them, they're yours for $75, what I paid for them. I can bring them Saturday if you want to check them out
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« Reply #38 on: April 11, 2012, 08:09:44 PM »
That would be terrific yes please bring them.  We will have to see if they will work on it rubicons with electronic disconnect

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #39 on: April 11, 2012, 08:11:21 PM »
Yeah I don't know about workin with front electronic disco but they would work for the rear
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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #40 on: April 11, 2012, 08:13:18 PM »
Is it a set of 2 or 4?

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #41 on: April 11, 2012, 08:15:22 PM »
2, just  front OR rear not both
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« Reply #42 on: April 11, 2012, 08:16:49 PM »
Okay cool. I will buy them from you .

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #43 on: April 12, 2012, 08:48:37 AM »
Yep, I plan on going to 40's or 42's non sure which yet.  However that is still a few months off, got more stuff to do before then (Long arm kit, more axle renforcement, drive shafts, better brakes, roll cage, more drive train armor.)  so on and so forth.

You might just want to save the money on axle reinforcements and go with a Dana 60. On the 44 the ring and pinion would start to becoem the weak point with that tire size, and there is no way to beef that up.

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Re: Smitty's Build
« Reply #44 on: April 12, 2012, 10:59:50 AM »
Yep, I plan on going to 40's or 42's non sure which yet.  However that is still a few months off, got more stuff to do before then (Long arm kit, more axle renforcement, drive shafts, better brakes, roll cage, more drive train armor.)  so on and so forth.

You might just want to save the money on axle reinforcements and go with a Dana 60. On the 44 the ring and pinion would start to becoem the weak point with that tire size, and there is no way to beef that up.

Shh  dont say thing's like that...  :-)