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No way bro ! At least you're not cutting grass. Yeah move to the country,buy lots of ground,clear off 2 friggin acres making sure to save every tree with exposed roots to mow around and bust sh@t. Spend $20 a shot and all friggin day almost twice a week. When's fall coming? I hate cutting grass.........................................:lol :
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Old 05-02-2013, 10:43 AM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

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No way bro ! At least you're not cutting grass. Yeah move to the country,buy lots of ground,clear off 2 friggin acres making sure to save every tree with exposed roots to mow around and bust sh@t. Spend $20 a shot and all friggin day almost twice a week. When's fall coming? I hate cutting grass.........................................:lol :
Even my little .25 acre lot has some exposed roots, they seem to have tried to save every tree possible when they built the development. At least it offers some nice shade for my deck! Maybe its time to pull out the chain saw again?!
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You mad bro?
Hell yeah bro I can't put my good wheels/tires back on till this lift is done.
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Even my little .25 acre lot has some exposed roots, they seem to have tried to save every tree possible when they built the development. At least it offers some nice shade for my deck! Maybe its time to pull out the chain saw again?!
I know what you mean bro. The only thing worse than trees with exposed roots are no trees at all.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:23 PM
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Hell yeah bro I can't put my good wheels/tires back on till this lift is done.
Now you know how I feel ALL FRIGGIN WINTER LONG!!!! It's all about putting the "good wheels" back on.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:25 PM
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I know what you mean bro. The only thing worse than trees with exposed roots are no trees at all.
I don't know about that...I'm all about cutting down trees...especially anything even remotely close to the house. I don't need no stinkin' shade here. The sun is rarely out, and when it is, I just bust out my rainbow parasol.
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Old 05-06-2013, 11:59 AM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

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I don't know about that...I'm all about cutting down trees...especially anything even remotely close to the house. I don't need no stinkin' shade here. The sun is rarely out, and when it is, I just bust out my rainbow parasol.
I'll take my trees over your rainbow parasol... The 3 big maples that drop seeds in june and leaves through december get a bit tiresome but I think they will stay for now. I've got whats left of an obnoxious apple tree and an overgrown evergreen tree/shrub thingy that's eating the front of the house to keep my itchy chainsaw trigger finger happy for noow
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

^^^See guys everybody has one.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:19 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Starting to do a little inventory. Contents of box 1 are the cross member with the front L/A mounts,TC skid and the front joints. Pretty beefy looking stuff.



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Old 06-04-2013, 09:25 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Time to roll some joints! Now that I have your attention this is how you assemble an Xflex joint on a Rough Country suspension. These joints are fully rebuildable so you can reverse the process for disassembly.

The parts:





Install snap ring in groove:



Washer next on top of snap ring:



Lower bushing half on top of washer:



Center ball on top of lower bushing half:



Top half of bushing over center ball making sure the bushing halves line up correctly. each half has an offset that must line up with the other or you'll ruin the bushing:


Threaded ring installed with a little preload on the bushing:





Allen head lock screw installed. Use some never seize here to prevent a lot of grief down the road.



Grease fitting installed and all done. Only 6 more to go!

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Woo hoo! Way to finally start!

But seriously....thats all you've got done? lol
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Baby steps bro baby steps.
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