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Old 04-04-2012, 08:07 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

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Old 04-04-2012, 08:50 AM
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Dear Nate,
Get your lazy arse out of bed and go take some pictures!
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:24 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

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Get your lazy arse out of bed and go take some pictures!
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hahaha - "arse"

Heed - pictures, now!
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Old 04-04-2012, 12:18 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

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Just a heads up, your ride will be firmer as soon as you cut a ring out.
Thanks for the heads up! I thought I had mentioned that A little firmer ride wont be too bad


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HAHA! Oh too good!

I am uploading some pics, so give me a few mins!
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Old 04-04-2012, 12:55 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

So yesterday I finished up the front end by installing the break line extensions, the belly pan, and doing a quick alignment.

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Passenger side:



Here is the belly pan:




A little heavier than the aluminum one I had before I had a hard time with the tab nuts they include for the two center bolts. First they did not weld the nut in the middle of the hole in the tab, so I couldn't get the bolt in. I took a dremel to it and very carefully ground the hole bigger so the bolt would go in.




Then the tab nut is supposed to slide into a slot in the crossmember and line up with the bolt hole in the belly pan, but it wasn't lining up right. I had to grind down one of the welds on the nut so it would fit properly.




After that I lowered the Jeep to the ground and did a quick alignment. I will take it in later this week and get a real alignment. Once on the ground it measured in at just over 25" which is what I was shooting for




After that I moved onto the rear. I don't have very many pics because I did most of the instal work at night. I still need to go back out and torque all the control arm bolts down. Here is a comparison between the OME HD rear coil (right) and the new SL rear coil (left).





The OME measured 13.5" where as the SL measured 16". After lowering the rear down to the ground it measured in at 24". I might through another coil isolator in there or a thin spacer to bring it up level with the front. Not sure yet, I still need to let everything settle into place.

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Old 04-04-2012, 01:04 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

SWEET! The wife is gunna notice that
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:31 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Haha! Ya it really isn't too bad, 1" in the rear and 2" up front. She was helping me finish up last night and hasn't said anything bad about it yet I just keep telling her that I am trying to minimize any additional height. The new sliders will definitely make life easier for her though.
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:40 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

that's great! So many comments to make and I'll go with: you're tires are starting to look small
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Old 04-04-2012, 01:42 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

That's ok, I have some monsters lurking in the garage


Now to finish up am move on to my next mod :shhh:

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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

you're mounting a pumpkin canon to the top of your rig?


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Old 04-04-2012, 02:01 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

YES - Punkin Chunkin! Man - that thing is gunna look SWEET(ER) The SL doesnt look terribly hard. Looks like if you've done the OME, you're just re-visiting and a few other things. Looks like it was fun. Can wait to see that new rubber on there - and everything else!
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Old 04-04-2012, 02:37 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

how about a blue pumpkin to match!!!


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