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Old 12-11-2012, 05:54 PM   #41
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i've thought about that body mount too. i'll look more when i start cutting.. i may design a new mount in CAD and have it cut here at work.
Nice, man. That is ideal.... I'll proably just hack it up as much as possible, plate it, and hope for the best.
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Nice, man. That is ideal.... I'll proably just hack it up as much as possible, plate it, and hope for the best.
you're not keeping the truck so you wouldn't really know if it doesn't hold up
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you're not keeping the truck so you wouldn't really know if it doesn't hold up
I'm not worried about the body mount holding up... By "hope fore the best", I meant rubbing.
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pfsh.. rubbing

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Dayng!!!
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you should be ok there
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Easy. Just dont drive forward
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Easy. Just dont drive forward
haha should have seen us trying to get it off the tire so i could drive it out.
for what it's worth she started right up and drove out. all my jeep guys were in amazement


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Old 12-13-2012, 11:51 AM   #50
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so got the icons installed and the manual said to use the stock bolts for the bottom mount but i know for a fact it needs to be a size bigger bolt because the heim is slightly bigger in diam. i'll get to that soon. she still leans a little to the driver side, which is really odd but oh well. i need to make a spanner wrench and try to lift them slightly more to level it all out.


these spacers were 2.75" when i put them on in '09. now they are down to 2".






stock bushing were totally shot.







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Nice. Did I mention that I'm jealous? Those old struts are toast!
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you got a killer setup yourself dude, no need to be jealous! heh they were sad. the winch and me driving around like it was a prerunner totally destroyed them haha
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Lookin good man. Those Icons are sexy.
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thanks Adam, i can def tell a ride difference, wont be able to test them offroad until the next trip planned for Jan
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found a pretty decent deal on chevy 17" wheels. all 4 for $100. they are 7.5" wide and have a bs of 5.5" from what i've read. opinions on this for my 37"s? i've got 1.25" wheel spacers to add to this as well to get it a little more further from the axle but will the 4.25" BS be enough?
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found a pretty decent deal on chevy 17" wheels. all 4 for $100. they are 7.5" wide and have a bs of 5.5" from what i've read. opinions on this for my 37"s? i've got 1.25" wheel spacers to add to this as well to get it a little more further from the axle but will the 4.25" BS be enough?
No way I see that working... Steering would be insanely limited and you might even rub the UCA if not be very close to it... You want a minimum of 3.0 BS on 8" wide wheel if you don't want to eat the frame. And you gotta test fit or verify the bore on those wheels... Most chev wheel bores are much smaller than our bores.
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i knew about the bore sizes being smaller, that's where my wheel spacers would fix it my current wheels are 7.5" wide but idk the BS. i could not be lazy and measure. dangit i'm doing everything i can to not break down and buy a set new.
i'm torn between a new gun and wheels haha
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i knew about the bore sizes being smaller, that's where my wheel spacers would fix it my current wheels are 7.5" wide but idk the BS. i could not be lazy and measure. dangit i'm doing everything i can to not break down and buy a set new.
i'm torn between a new gun and wheels haha
Lug-centric FTW. haha

I'll keep an eye out for used 17s w/ the right BS on the forums for ya...
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