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Old June 4th, 2019, 04:21
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Obviously It's a little late, but our Towers would have worked a lot better for ya. They were designed specifically for the XJ chassis and remain water tight if done right.

http://www.boostwerksengineering.com...wers_p_21.html

The question about those would be are they designed for a shock with long travel allowing adequate frame rail clearance on full articulation for the dropped side without frame rail contact... 12s aren't long travel and a shock body of 2.5 not 2.0 . There are a lot of shock towers around and most require modification to work well with large body shocks and lomg travel , and most items made for an XJ are not made well enough to work at the more extreme ends of their use .
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Old June 7th, 2019, 20:45
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Nope Columbia 4.7HO and I swapped in a 242.
Those things are ugly and I love them.
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Old June 10th, 2019, 08:11
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Haha, yeah there is a part of me that thinks WJs look like a roided out minivans but I love them.
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Old June 12th, 2019, 21:25
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I love wjs. Just a good daily/weekend cruiser. Ride so nice.
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Old June 13th, 2019, 07:48
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I agree, just comfy. We went down to Westcliffe last weekend for a wedding and took the WJ on it's first trip. Jeep did great. The 4.7HO has so much pulling power. Just punch in and it goes. Need to replace the steering here soon though. Pretty sure the TRE's are giving up the ghost after the lift and tires. Steering has gotten really sloppy and there's been some DW. Part of it was a loose bolt on the track bar, but after going through the steering is pretty much done. I have all the parts so now it's just getting the time. Still trying to get unpacked in the new place....



Found some dirt to drive around in



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Old June 13th, 2019, 08:50
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Old June 22nd, 2019, 20:11
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Re: What are you doing to your rig - the continuing saga

Tail lights and rear pretty much done. Need to finish weld a few things when I change wire size and clean few more things up. Not gonna run fender well and see how bad the dust is I guess.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/142336...ream/lightbox/

Flickr is still being weird. If anyone know how to post pics from there without the camera roll thing I'd love to know.

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Old June 22nd, 2019, 21:05
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Tail lights and rear pretty much done. Need to finish weld a few things when I change wire size and clean few more things up. Not gonna run fender well and see how bad the dust is I guess.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/142336...ream/lightbox/

Flickr is still being weird. If anyone know how to post pics from there without the camera roll thing I'd love to know.
Looks good... I was going to drop the fender hoops like that , but I paid over $300 for these damn jcr quarter armor and tail light box ...lol... so I wanted to keep the marker lightt/ turn signal to yield the illusion I didn't waste $300 .
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Old June 23rd, 2019, 16:36
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So I finally figured out what coils I have on the coilovers since someone painted them. They're pac spring 14x110 over 18x150. I'm assuming these are going to be WAY too light since the combined rate is like 65. I'll probably get it on the ground and get some measurements and see what accutune says. Anybody care to comment on what they've used out of curiosity? Seems like everyone has a preference when I search, lots of numbers out there.
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Old June 28th, 2019, 14:27
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Sam and I charged my A/C yesterday.

I've got some vaccuum stuff to follow up on, but overall it was blowing nice and cold.

We did notice what appeared to possibly be a slight leak in the accumulator schrader valve. Put a rubber cap on it, and figured I'd see if it leaked out over time.

Well, as I was getting ready to head back to work from lunch...kaboosh!



Luckily pulled it over to the hose and cleaned all the damn dye off.

Time for some new schraders and caps...and another try
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Old June 28th, 2019, 16:59
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Sam and I charged my A/C yesterday.

I've got some vaccuum stuff to follow up on, but overall it was blowing nice and cold.

We did notice what appeared to possibly be a slight leak in the accumulator schrader valve. Put a rubber cap on it, and figured I'd see if it leaked out over time.

Lol I'm in the same boat, just refilled a week ago, actually held good vacuum. Damn hose gave out lol, not nearly as eventful as your picture

Well, as I was getting ready to head back to work from lunch...kaboosh!



Luckily pulled it over to the hose and cleaned all the damn dye off.

Time for some new schraders and caps...and another try
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Old June 28th, 2019, 17:01
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Are you doing a new accumulator now that the system was open?
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Old June 29th, 2019, 11:56
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Are you doing a new accumulator now that the system was open?
No, not really that worried.

Sam has all the actual A/C stuff, so we can pull vacuum, let it sit, etc.

And it wasn't really open, the schrader valve just didn't full seal.

It was blowing rather cold (one we turned off heater core circulation), so it seems to be just fine.
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Old July 3rd, 2019, 16:43
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Re: What are you doing to your rig - the continuing saga

My little, holiday weekend Jeep project - a little front suspension work. 3-link long arm, over the axle track bar bracket, shorten the track bar, engine mounts and a Johnny joint rebuild @ the axle UCA mount.

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Those parts going on your XJ there Je-hefe?
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