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Old 05-30-2011, 11:06 PM
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i hope you guys enjoy this thread. feel free to give me any ideas and info on how i should do stuff.

my first to do is replace or up grade my leaf springs. i see people have used dakota springs. how should i go about doing this? what year dakota should i use for a 3' rear lift? Any info u have please let me know

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Old 05-30-2011, 11:15 PM
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about a year ago my jeep got mutilated by baseball sized hail. i lost my windshield and all my driver side windows. now a year later still runs great and windows are replaced so its all over but the crying

i will be adding pictures tomarrow

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Old 05-31-2011, 10:13 PM
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My 93 with 33s I'm gunna cut some of the fenders off so they will dot without rubbing
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that thing desperately needs some lift, or your going to be cutting allllot of fender.
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Man those sure are stuffed, I like what you have so far and will be watching how it turns out. Good luck!
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Yeah they were pretty stuffed in there. I put my little tires back on.
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I'm working on a bumper now. I have a cousin here in yuma that had some 4x4 steel I picked up for 10 bucks I think it looks cool for now
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so if ya look real hard u can see my leaf springs are bent the wrong way
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What springs should I put on ??? I only want a two inch lift on the rear
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Use dakota leafs i got 4.5 inches from them
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Painted my bumper today looks pretty cool I think I will take pics soon
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I bought a used lift kit today. I dont know how big the lift is. I guess that will be a surprise. I need to get new bushings on the leaf springs. Anyone know what a good brand is?
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Got the bushings and installed them in the springs. One step closer
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