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Old 06-05-2013, 09:03 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Things laid out and joints finished and installed:



Seem to be missing one of these transmission mounts(Can't abbreviate that with Tony around). Guess I'll be posting a review of their customer service dept. tomorrow but dealing with these guys was a good experience and I'm sure they'll send one out ASAP.

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Old 06-06-2013, 06:55 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Missing mount was on it's way with a tracking no. by 9:15 am. Great customer service as I suspected.
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Old 06-06-2013, 09:13 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

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Seem to be missing one of these transmission mounts(Can't abbreviate that with Tony around).
Smart bro....very smart. Combining "mounts" and "trannys" would have been a WIDE open door for me.
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Old 06-08-2013, 09:59 AM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Looking good Dave! Can't wait to see it all set up. Good idea to be careful on the wording around here...
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Old 06-14-2013, 11:55 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Took the Overland t/c skid off. This is gonna be for sale sometime in the future.



Got to remove this puppy.



Pa rustbucket.



Trans mount bolt has to be removed.



Everything came apart surprisingly easy except for one skid plate bolt I had to cut off.



Found this broken ground. Anybody know where this is supposed to go?



Sanded and painted the area that's going to be under the new cross member.



New Trans mount.



Cross member loosely in place.



I am going to be doing this project a little out of sequence because we are going to be moving and I'm going to be loosing my garage until I can build one next spring.I want to get all these mounts done that require all this hole saw work,drilling and flag nuts (Aaron) before I'm out in the elements.Also the mounts can be done without interfering with the original suspension so I don't have to be Jeepless when I need it the most. We got a deal from a family member on another house that will be paid for in 3 years instead of the rest of my life here but we got to move on it quick.The WJ is gonna be the heavy hitter in this move and I'm going to beat the snot out of it just like I did to my ZJ when we moved here. Oh and here's a sneak peek at my spring time mod.

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Old 06-15-2013, 01:28 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Congrats dude! That "project" looks awesome! I wish I had a garage/shop like that. Someday. My next joint will have a 2 car attached and a separate shop/garage for sure. Good luck with it! As for that ground, I found a broken strap like that too that was hooked to a welded-on exhaust hanger. It didn't get replaced. I figured I could save an ounce in weight that I could then add later in carbon fiber wrap on my seat belt buttons.
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:26 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Not for the feint of heart. Time to attack the frame with an 1 1/4" hole saw.



Then drill a couple of 1/2" holes.



What you end up with. Take some paint and do all the edges of the holes to keep them from rusting.



Flag nuts going in.(No Aaron this doesn't mean you can go to the tattoo place and get all patriotic with your jimmies)



End result is a stout front L/A mount.



New skid going on.



Front x member/mount is a wrap!



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Old 06-15-2013, 08:51 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

That looks like some seriously stout junk brotha....
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Driver side rear mount. You have to shim the lines out away from the bolt heads. On this side you have 2 bottom bolt holes plus the access hole that line up with factory frame holes. For the side it's the hole saw and 1/2" bit again.



On the passenger side you only have a bottom access hole that lines up with the factory hole. Take your time here and get it dead on because it's the only alignment reference you have. I used a floor jack to hold this one in place while I drilled four 1/2" holes and two 1 1/4" access holes.





Both mounts. This setup is gonna be sweet!




Front stock vs RC mount locations.



Rear stock vs RC.

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Old 06-16-2013, 11:26 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Looking good! Interested in the TC skid if it does not break the bank...
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Dave, you take all the fun out of flag nuts... Looking good! Good to see yours is just as rusty as mine, although the new parts should help hold it together. I'm surprised you are finding time to work on it while planning a move although I suppose it has to be mobile for that. Jeeps do make a good moving vehicle, both my ZJ and WJ have helped move me or others. I think that ground comes broken from the factory, I've always wondered about it but never got around to fixing it yet. One of those things your see once and forget about.
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

So the OE mounts get hacked off once you're ready to install the longer control arms, right?
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