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Forum: Jeep Builds
12-09-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 44,777
Posted By Jeep450r

Dont pull any leafs out to drop the ride height...

Dont pull any leafs out to drop the ride height in the rear. Your shackle angle is horrible. Flatten out the shackle angle (~45*) and your ride height will drop a bit and your flex will improve.\
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11-07-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks for the kind words guys. Ive been fairly...

Thanks for the kind words guys. Ive been fairly busy up here at school and havent had much time to work on it. Come winter break, I will be able to wrap things up. Until then, Ill be wheelin!
09-04-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks for the compliments guys. Sure helps keep...

Thanks for the compliments guys. Sure helps keep me motivated!

Well I took it out to the Rubicon this weekend for the Cantina for the Con. Wheeled in from Loon to Spider and camped at the bottom...
08-27-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

^ got busy and just moved up to school. Heres the...

^ got busy and just moved up to school. Heres the latest.

Heres a shot of how I tied the A-pillar into the cowl. Welded a plate to the cowl and then welded the pillar to the plate. the pillar...
08-24-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks a lot! The A-pillars will be welded to my...

Thanks a lot! The A-pillars will be welded to my rocker replacements and to a plate on the side of the cowl. Instead of making a fugly cowl bar, I will use the cowl itself. With any luck, Ill throw...
08-24-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks for the motivation everybody! ...

Thanks for the motivation everybody!



Just snatched one last night. Millermatic 180 Autoset with a good sized (171cf) C/25 tank. Got it for a steal, and just in time!



Im using a...
08-21-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Got some more done today and yesterday. Just...

Got some more done today and yesterday. Just getting all the small things worked out is taking some time. Im being super OCD, but hopefully it pays off in the end!

Got my triangulation all "done"...
08-21-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By Jeep450r

FWIW, theres a lot more to it than just...

FWIW, theres a lot more to it than just triangulating your uppers.
08-19-2012, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By Jeep450r

Your anti-squat numbers will be through the roof,...

Your anti-squat numbers will be through the roof, and you will need a rear panhard bar.

If you want a simple rear suspension setup, look up a one link. Theres a thread on pirate with a wealth of...
08-18-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks guys. The pics were taken in northern...

Thanks guys. The pics were taken in northern California near the Bear Valley Ski Resort. Beautiful area.

Got some done on the heep yesterday. Got the C pillars through the roof and I've been...
08-16-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks guys! I didn't get anything done on...

Thanks guys!

I didn't get anything done on the cage build in the past week or so because I was busy wheeling with NAXJA for their annual Sierrafest. I will make up for my lack of updates with some...
08-09-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks for the motivation guys! To seal up...

Thanks for the motivation guys!

To seal up the holes in the roof I will be using silicone. The tube fits in there so tight that I'm not worried at all about it leaking.

Anyway, I got the other...
08-07-2012, 12:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

After work today I got both B-pillars bent, and...

After work today I got both B-pillars bent, and cut one hole in the roof before the battery died in my drill. Not much to say about todays work, but I'm getting pretty excited!

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08-06-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

Ha, no problem man, hopefully the seal works out...

Ha, no problem man, hopefully the seal works out for ya!

Snowman, thanks for the reminder. I will have to lift the cage up (sliding all the internals up through the holes in the roof) to weld and...
08-02-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 29,153
Posted By Jeep450r

My Hybrid cage build

Like many others have realized, a hybrid cage offers a great balance of protection and room. Being 6' 5", that was definitely the way to go! I have some previous fabrication experience. During my...
04-29-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,403
Posted By Jeep450r

The 2 welds in the second pic look like they will...

The 2 welds in the second pic look like they will hold. Not sure about the others. Not a bad idea if your bolts holes strip out though.
04-14-2012, 06:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,843
Posted By Jeep450r

Id feel bad for any deer that gets in your way!...

Id feel bad for any deer that gets in your way! Nice work!
04-14-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,939
Posted By Jeep450r

On that first weld, did you move the tip...

On that first weld, did you move the tip up/down/back/forward at all while welding? It looks like you just pulled the trigger and pulled it all the way without any other movement. :dunno:

Also, I...
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-08-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 334,423
Posted By Jeep450r

locking hubs

locking hubs
04-05-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,763
Posted By Jeep450r

Sweet. What size joints did you end up using on...

Sweet. What size joints did you end up using on the upper? What size tube? Im hoping to use 1.5" .25 wall DOM with 3/4" ruffstuff heims on my uppers.
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-04-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 334,423
Posted By Jeep450r

Sick rig dude! What kind of paint did you...

Sick rig dude!

What kind of paint did you use? I LOVE that color!

Any problems with that not so lovely departure angle? Flexes like mad though!

Keep up the good work!
04-04-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,763
Posted By Jeep450r

What lengths did your links end up at? Are the...

What lengths did your links end up at? Are the brackets for your upper arm angled?
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-03-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,105
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks a lot man, I appreciate it! Going (light)...

Thanks a lot man, I appreciate it! Going (light) wheeling this friday so Ill try to snap some pics!
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-01-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,105
Posted By Jeep450r

Now for what I'm currently trying to figure out. ...

Now for what I'm currently trying to figure out.

I bought some raised swaybar mounts a few weeks ago hoping they would clear my steering. Nope! So I notched a chunk out of them.

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Now...
Forum: Jeep Builds
04-01-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,105
Posted By Jeep450r

Thanks man! Well Ive gotten a little bit...

Thanks man!

Well Ive gotten a little bit done over the past few weeks.

I was finally able to get my steering problems out of the way. First, I checked my toe and found out that it was toed in...
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