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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Yep...You're probably better off just using what they included. Maybe in different years, the bolt was thicker so the sleeve needs to be thinner, or maybe this way they can offer it for the GC and some other model buy just including some extra sleeves.
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:51 PM
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Lookin better and better! I'd say forget the extra sleeves. I wonder why they didn't include instructions as to what they are for? Tony is probably right, the extras are for something else.

Looks good with the ss clamps, I agree that the zip ties are worthless. My front bilsteins came with a solid plastic boot rather than the bellows style though, so I didnt need any clamps.
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Not too much progress on the WJ the last few days.The furnace took a dump so I had to fix that and I had to Plow Frickin Snow Here's a pic of my snow arsenal though and yes that is a stereo on the quad and a cupholder. Man's gotta have his priorities! Tony notice the amber looking Simplicity in pic. She's 47 years old and runs like a top.
Amber = a long life. I'm sorry my friend your gonna kick the bucket.....Soon. How did everyone make out with the snow.We got about 7"

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Old 01-05-2012, 08:17 AM
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HAHAHHAHA....that's aged beauty....and what I would call "orange" or "faded red". Your tractor gets a pass. I have to disagree with you though on your formula for a long life. My ex's name was Amber and if I were still with her, I'd be a gone by now. Life - Amber = Life + time + sanity. You could also replace the "Amber" with "Snow" and the same formula holds true. I need to write a book.
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Nice looking arsenal! I just have a small driveway so all I need is my 26" wide Craftsman 2 stage. My Dad has a Simplicity snow blower, its only 40 years old, but like you said it still runs like a champ!
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HAHAHHAHA....that's aged beauty....and what I would call "orange" or "faded red". Your tractor gets a pass. I have to disagree with you though on your formula for a long life. My ex's name was Amber and if I were still with her, I'd be a gone by now. Life - Amber = Life + time + sanity. You could also replace the "Amber" with "Snow" and the same formula holds true. I need to write a book.
I know exactly where you're coming from bro.Been down that road myself about 20 some years ago.
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Nice looking arsenal! I just have a small driveway so all I need is my 26" wide Craftsman 2 stage. My Dad has a Simplicity snow blower, its only 40 years old, but like you said it still runs like a champ!
Hell yeah buddy.That thing just won't give up.I still mow in the summer with it. A little less now since I got a tow behind for the quad.
Since I'm an Operating Engineer and work out of a union hall my schedule is always up in the air(usually working all the time or not at all like now)sometimes I get behind with the yard work and hook the pull behind to the tractor and mow 88" at a time. You ought to see that
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Nice! Simplicity made good stuff.
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Re: Damn Jeep (Dave's pitiful suspension upgrade thread)

Tony,I think I'm starting to have a problem with green.Can you help get me through this........Please?
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I like the look of that tractor, Something old, gets the job done, and pride taken in keeping it operational

Anyone catch that WVU v. Clemson game a few days ago? DAMN!!!
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Tony,I think I'm starting to have a problem with green.Can you help get me through this........Please?
Sure thing brother...now please read the rest of this in Dr.Phil voice:

You need to make a plan and help yourself before others can help. Just having a plan alone will give you a sense of accomplishment. Make a list of all the green in your life that bothers you, then begin a systematic elimination starting with the green you see the most. Your Jeep can help be continuing to eliminate the green you find occupying that space in your wallet.
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Yeah! Dave's brain fart is finally repaired!





Tony you can see from this pic and the passenger side pic above the front O2 sensors are facing forward on the downpipe and should be pretty easy to change. don't know about the rears though I think they're on top after the pre cats somewhere.




And finally the final piece to the puzzle came a day early from Kevins Ofroad. Been waiting for these.


Thanks again for the photographic tour man...I just got all 4 O2 sensors replaced today...woohoo! I was pleasantly surprised how simple it was too...my 22mm knucklbuster was able to do the job with no drama and no more cursing than normal.
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