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Old 03-07-2007, 07:24 PM
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flex from what? the rad? the rad is mounted to the frame and cage (isolated w/ rubber) and wont flex at all (hopefully ).

that'll do it.
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I would think boxing would limit the amount the frame could flex over obstacles which I think IMO would be a bad thing. I would think you would want all the articulation possible.
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:28 PM
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Old 03-08-2007, 02:00 AM
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Yeahhhhh now i dont feel so alone, its nice to see some rigs that make mine look stock . thank god for the FSJs.
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Old 03-08-2007, 02:18 AM
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Nice work, I especially like the Coke can bump stop.
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Old 03-08-2007, 08:07 AM
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yup, 42" iroks. cant be beat. but im gonna upgrade to ltb's when these are worn out. (man, i havent even run these tires and i already know what im gonna get when these are worn, i gotta stop doing that. it gets expensive.)
i know aguy who wants a set of 42's,sell em and go ahead and get the 47's
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:24 AM
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jesus man, dont tempt me!

i think that it would be in my best interest (and my banks) to run the 42's for now and just get the 47's next.

but that (unless a better tire comes along) is defenetly going to be my next tire.
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Old 03-11-2007, 03:31 PM
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got it driving today. still gotta work out some kinks, but after 14 months it felt good to drive it again.

heres some of the requested pics.



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not to impressive but it was the bigest things @ the yard.




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Old 03-11-2007, 09:10 PM
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biggest thing in the yard? i see a semi parked there. rear duals are pretty tall.looks good thought
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Old 03-12-2007, 06:57 AM
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biggest thing in the yard? i see a semi parked there.

i think he meant that log was the biggest thing available for a poser flex shot

DB, in the 4th pic(the one of hte rear drivesahft) what are those pieces of square tubing sticking out from the left side of the pic?
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Old 03-12-2007, 11:44 AM
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Looks awesome man! Congrats on getting to drive it again.
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Old 03-12-2007, 12:23 PM
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jesus man, dont tempt me!

i think that it would be in my best interest (and my banks) to run the 42's for now and just get the 47's next.

but that (unless a better tire comes along) is defenetly going to be my next tire.

42's look really small on there! 47's will definately look better. I would at least keep a keen eye out for a deal on the 47's as you could probably sell the 42's pretty quick.

Lookin good though! I bet you feel better now that it is operational again.

How much slip did you build into the driveshafts? I am thinking of doing mine with like +/- 6.00" slip.

Do you have any dash/console pics?
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Old 03-12-2007, 12:37 PM
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thats bad!!!!

nice job!
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Old 03-12-2007, 02:21 PM
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Lookin good though! I bet you feel better now that it is operational again.

How much slip did you build into the driveshafts? I am thinking of doing mine with like +/- 6.00" slip.

Do you have any dash/console pics?

hell ya it feels good. its been down for so long it felt great to drive it again.

i think i built like 8" or so. it wont use hardly any at all but when i link it im going to extend the wheelbase and i didnt want to make new shafts. (still might need to though).

ill get some dash/console pics, but its not complete yet still fabing some things.
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Old 03-12-2007, 02:22 PM
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DB, in the 4th pic(the one of hte rear drivesahft) what are those pieces of square tubing sticking out from the left side of the pic?

its the subframe for my floor. 1" .120wall. its not complete yet. i still have to tie the two sides together over the trans/tcases.
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Old 03-12-2007, 05:21 PM
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that thing rocks i bet! now clean up the wireing and go wheeling already will ya!
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Old 03-12-2007, 07:43 PM
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Nice! Very well built, looks like it has more structuaral integrity than a tank. The 42's almost look puny on it, but not bad. You could prolly sell them and buy 47's though, help with the departure too since you still have the back of the frame there, and you won't have to worry about the axles when you go to the 47's at least. Do you think you'll bob the back when you link it? Any more sheetmetal going on it when you finish? Looks awesome as it is but misses some of it's FSJ look, you should at least find an ok condition rhino grille to cut and stick on.

What amperage fuses have you got in the fan controller? Taurus fan doesn't pull as much as some people claim, at least it hasn't blown a 60 amp fuse yet. I think it pulls around 40-50 on startup, I'll have to put an ammeter to mine. You could maybe cheat and bypass the fuse in the controller, then just put a maxi fuse inline to the fan. If they say 70 amps, well, put in a 60 amp fuse and if the controller burns up complain that they assured you it could take 70. Personally I'd just find a cooperative thermal switch that goes on at about 200 and off at about 180, and just wire it to a 75amp relay and a maxi fuse, simpler with less stuff to mess with. That's what I have now, but the thermal switch is confused and keeps turning on at random temps, but at least does stay on when it's above 200. I need to find one that works properly, I have no problem keeping the fan running when I need it, it's just annoying because the fan will turn on in 10* weather before I've even started the truck. Then sometimes it'll just stay off until it hits 200 like it should.
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Old 03-12-2007, 09:29 PM
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How about some spec's on the drive shafts and how much pipe did u use total ft ? ... Thanks For the pics

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id love to get the 47 now but i dont really want to spend another 2400 on tires.

its going to get bob'd once i link it. (thats one of the many benifits of links)

its going to have chero 1/4s on it once all is done, but hanging sheetmetal is last on my to do list.

i got a 50amp maxi fuse going to the fan controller.
im going to use the controller for my trans cooler fans, (low(er) amp draw) and run a 80amp relay w/ a temp switch. no more of this fancy pwm fan controller crap.

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How about some spec's on the drive shafts and how much pipe did u use total ft ? ... Thanks For the pics

its tube, and the smaller is 2" .250wall, slid into 2.5" .250wall. im not exactly sure how much i used for front and rear, i say about 4-5feet of each.
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Old 03-13-2007, 01:58 PM
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love your rig that thing is a BEAST!!!!!!!! ohhh a DESERT BEAST
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Old 03-19-2007, 12:26 AM
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got a bit more done this weekend. mocked up my rear shocks.



and made some motor mounts.





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gettin closer, tryin to get it ready for moab.
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