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Old 08-29-2011, 10:43 AM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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Old 08-29-2011, 03:42 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Very nice work bro
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:29 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

what did you cut the bumper with?
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Old 08-29-2011, 07:35 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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what did you cut the bumper with?
I used an air body saw first and then a grinder to clean up the cut and make it more uniform. For future reference I would however cover the tip with a rag or something as melted plastic will adhere to it PDQ!
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:27 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

so was your 33s causing issues with your steering and you upgraded to the rack and pinion? also im looking into doing a .25 spacer when i do a OME HD, what would you recommend in the rear? i think JBA makes a smaller rear spacer for the WK..
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:15 AM
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so was your 33s causing issues with your steering and you upgraded to the rack and pinion? also im looking into doing a .25 spacer when i do a OME HD, what would you recommend in the rear? i think JBA makes a smaller rear spacer for the WK..
Rack and pinion steering came standard on a WK. No I don't believe the 33's were what did the steering rack in. The previous owner had been driving for over a year with blown front struts. The rack was well worn with 117k miles on it before I got it. The new struts and everything else only helped bring that fact into light.

As for the spacer in the front 1-2 .25" spacers will help(remember though .25"=.50" of lift). For the rear it really depends on how much you lift the front and just how much of a rake you want. Either way be prepared to cut down a spacer for the rear.
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:58 AM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Here's what I did on the rear.





Mounted on top without bump stops for the time being. Bump stop won't fit without extensions. I think it would be easier to use the rear spacers that Tosh used.

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Old 09-08-2011, 12:43 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Looks good 2for3! What I would do is get a M10x1.50" bolt at the length of your choosing and mount the bumpstop on the end of the spacer. Waalaa, you now how extended bumpstops which you'll need if you plan on wheeling with the sway bar disco'd.
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Old 09-11-2011, 10:25 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Had an awesome weekend wheeling up north for the Iron Rock Offroad event! Tons of photos and a couple vids will be posted in a thread of it's own soon. Couple teaser pics now though! I will say that every piece of armor was utilized...

All my skids did serious work this weekend!
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Dude wtf did u hit with that front skid! lol its all F'ed up
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Old 09-11-2011, 10:52 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Actually the skid is 100% intact! The unibody support up front however is not... Bent in two places.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Damn dood - you CRANKED some rocks - looks great!
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