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Old 05-29-2010, 08:30 PM
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Finished my lift last weekend; got the bugs worked out this week. Took her up by Hunter Lake in Reno to flex it for the first time. I'm pleased. I would have more pics, but I dropped my camera when my klutzy *** slipped and these are the last pictures it will ever take.

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  • 285/75R16 Big Foot XT's on Moabs with 1.25" wheel spacers

Other various crap is a SYE, Cherokee front shaft in the rear, extended brake lines, etc.

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It flexes very well. Like I said, I'd have more pics if my camera was built to handle being thrown to the ground and fallen on. Next time.
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Old 05-29-2010, 10:05 PM
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nice rig, im interested to see how far it will flex
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nice rig, im interested to see how far it will flex
look at the last pic. it will only flex as far as his brake line will hold. LOL. Brake line limiting straps for the win!

rig looks great by the way!
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Old 05-29-2010, 10:33 PM
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That's my shock rod, not my brake line. I'm running 28" front lines and a 22" in the rear. I had it flexed much farther than that. This ain't my first rodeo.
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Originally Posted by Matteo_96xj View Post
That's my shock rod, not my brake line. I'm running 28" front lines and a 22" in the rear. I had it flexed much farther than that. This ain't my first rodeo.
then whats the line to the left of the shock rod that tight......... its your brake line.
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play nice
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play nice
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damn hate when i brake my own stuff as well.
nice XJ!
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Originally Posted by xjoffroad View Post
then whats the line to the left of the shock rod that tight......... its your brake line.
If it's my brake line, it isn't tight. Look at the angle it's at compared to where my caliper is. Like I said, 28" front brake lines. My shocks, when fully extended, are 29". The brake line mounts up 9.5" below the top of my shock, so when the shocks are at full droop I'd still have over 8" of slack in the line. Tape measure FTW!!
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play nice
It's all good.
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Nice XJ mate !!....... great flex pics !!.... don't let the 'negative' comments bother you.
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Amazing flex, looks well done.
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nice rig! i'm stuck between your kit and the RC long arm kit but for only $200 more i'm leaning towards the IRO!!!
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boy xjoffroad didnt i read a post were you cant stand people that have negitive things to say to people and you are here doing it, huh a bit twofaced it would seem. Oh well your just another one. lol
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SO the new jeep rubicon wheels WILL fit on our jeeps??? or did you get look alikes or change your lug pattern???
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