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Offline JKU4LIFE

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2017, 11:15:56 PM »
You buy the beer and we can test the process om Adam's under Atch's supervision. Adam and Atch like coors light, I'll suffer through that if I have to, but not this weekend

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #16 on: June 15, 2017, 11:33:33 PM »
Think gecko is helping me Wednesday install tpms sensors in mine!


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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #17 on: June 16, 2017, 09:26:27 AM »
You're just wanting to trim the rails for looks or what?? Your 33's are fine, they won't rub.

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2017, 09:37:43 AM »
For looks at the moment but if I keep these rails I'm going to trim them or ditch them when I go to 35s


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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2017, 01:17:45 PM »
I didn't have to trim my rails when i put on 315/70/17s with 1.5 spacers

Yours extend further back than mine did though, weird.

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #20 on: June 16, 2017, 01:27:15 PM »
I didn't have to trim my rails when i put on 315/70/17s with 1.5 spacers

Yours extend further back than mine did though, weird.
I think it looks that way because he has the factory trimmed pinch seam

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #21 on: June 16, 2017, 01:38:02 PM »
^ what arch said. Mine were that long also, what you can do is cut them the same angle as the pinch seam. Pop off the cap on the end, angle grinder to cut the rail, paint end and pop cap back on

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #22 on: June 16, 2017, 01:43:55 PM »
I didn't have to trim my rails when i put on 315/70/17s with 1.5 spacers

Yours extend further back than mine did though, weird.
I think it looks that way because he has the factory trimmed pinch seam

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I trimmed my pinch seam in the rear and the rails were still shorter than it.  Wish i had a photo

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #23 on: June 18, 2017, 07:52:47 AM »
I wished these happened to be like that Justin. Atch's fault, he sold them to me


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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #24 on: June 19, 2017, 09:17:14 AM »
When you do the TPMS and rails, Tater also needs holes drilled in bumper caps, where I stuck screws in for now. Then get some flat push plugs to replace screws.
And while you are at it, his steering wheel needs re-aligned.
And if you have a spare, he needs a tire gauge, but other that all that he is completely capable of doing work himself. :-)

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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #25 on: June 19, 2017, 09:24:24 AM »
Will discuss this agenda more tomorrow at the meeting. The new wheels/tires helped a lot this last farm run. I scraped the belly over some obstacles, but so far so good and did a few new areas!


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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2017, 07:26:33 PM »
Had some help straightening my steering wheel and removing my doors last week, thanks to Kevin longman and two cans of liquid wrench.


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Re: Project Tater
« Reply #27 on: July 20, 2017, 07:34:28 PM »
Started piecing together my new 2.5" lift a couple days ago, first with 2.5" RK front coils, f/r shock extensions, (falcon 2.1 mono tube sport shocks later on) rear trackbar drop bracket, JKS brakeline drop brackets, and finally RK quick disconnects with straps (1.5"-5.5")

Later the plan is 2.5" rear coils, duroflex control arms, the falcon shocks, and probably front drive shaft along with longer brake lines.... that's the plan, now to stick with it!


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