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Old 08-16-2011, 04:13 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

What if I remove the spring isolator; will it still fit flush?
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:14 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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Old 08-16-2011, 07:18 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Here are the rear bottom mount spacers I'm going to install on Friday.
If I cut it down to 1.5", will I have to trim anything on the inside so that it will sit flush?

I will be removing the spring isolator.



Inside of spacer.
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:37 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

I used Rustys poly spacers for the rear and mounted them in the top position. Doesn't really matter if you mount them on top or bottom. You may have to remove that beveled lip on the inside of the spacer to get it to fit, hard to say. Best thing to do is to try and see.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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What if I remove the spring isolator; will it still fit flush?
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:43 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Very big help. Thank you thank you thank you.

I've recently been told that the spacer in the picture above belongs on the top. I've seen RK and RRO directions that say mount it on the bottom. WTF!

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Old 08-16-2011, 11:31 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

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Very big help. Thank you thank you thank you.

I've recently been told that the spacer in the picture above belongs on the top. I've seen RK and RRO directions that say mount it on the bottom. WTF!

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You bet! It doesn't matter what side you mount it, but I usually the top because the bump stop helps keep it on the spring perch better.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:10 PM
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Finally got a chance to get the gf's XK all dirtied up this past weekend. The WK had to sit this one out as I was changing out the diff bushings the next day and there's nothing worse than wrenching under a muddy jeep. My buddy brought out his 2" JK Rubicon and we tore up some local mud holes. Only casualty was the gf's front engine cover/skid broke in half the first or second time through the mud.
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Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Couple vids:
You can see she actually drives over her skid and didn't know it was off at that time lol.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:19 PM
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Thanks for doing that. How'd you embed the videos?
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On youtube under the video there is an embed option that gives you the link

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