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Old 01-21-2014, 09:07 PM   #42681
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Very nice are you stretching the line?
Ya, Just making sure its not loose in there for when I do use it.

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I read and was told not to use a roller Fairlead with synthetic. I see you kept yours. Was i told incorrectly? I like the looks of the roller fairlead better. Looks great on the ARB.
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You're not supposed to, but I think technically it is ok as long as the roller fairlead has never been used with cable.

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This is correct. You can use a roller if it has never been used with cable.

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See the sharp edges? And the places you can bind the line? That's why you're not supposed to use the rollers.
I'm not sure which sharp edge or binding points your refering to? If the line is set properly then it shouldn't hit and "sharp edges" or "bind" in any locations. I'd trust a roller any day over a CNC machined peice of metal. You don't think friction will chew up your line just as easy? Just give it some time and use.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:16 PM   #42682
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I gotta ask did you have to do the cab mount chop? I trimmed my fender liner and don't mind trimming more.

No cab mount chop necessary. The extra 1/2" in width over the sport wheels makes it real close to the rear liner, but it doesn't look like I'll need to trim it. The front liner, on the other hand, will need to be trimmed now. The sport wheels just cleared it, but I'll rub at full stuff. So I need to trim before I go off-road.

The ball joints on my LR UCAs are set at "E" and my caster is set to about 2.4*.
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:20 PM   #42683
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No cab mount chop necessary. The extra 1/2" in width over the sport wheels makes it real close to the rear liner, but it doesn't look like I'll need to trim it. The front liner, on the other hand, will need to be trimmed now. The sport wheels just cleared it, but I'll rub at full stuff. So I need to trim before I go off-road.

The ball joints on my LR UCAs are set at "E" and my caster is set to about 2.4*.

E is +1 , correct ?
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:35 PM   #42685
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Old 01-21-2014, 09:38 PM   #42686
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Yes. Doing this moved wheel center forward about an inch.

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Old 01-21-2014, 09:38 PM   #42687
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Old 01-21-2014, 10:24 PM   #42689
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[QUOTE=PepsiManKolt;8051228]Ya, Just making sure its not loose in there for when I do use it.





This is correct. You can use a roller if it has never been used with cable.

Good to know. Guess I should give mine away now. thanks for the info.
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Old 01-22-2014, 06:15 AM   #42691
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Old 01-22-2014, 07:13 AM   #42692
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I'm not sure which sharp edge or binding points your refering to? If the line is set properly then it shouldn't hit and "sharp edges" or "bind" in any locations. I'd trust a roller any day over a CNC machined peice of metal. You don't think friction will chew up your line just as easy? Just give it some time and use.
Sharp edges are top and bottom. Pinch points are between the rollers. I know you'll disagree about running synthetic rope across oxidized rollers but that's another source of abrasion.

When you're pulling, you will ideally pull so these things aren't a problem but extreme angles are not uncommon and a piece of CNC machined metal is a lot better protection against abrasion than a set of rollers for synthetic rope.

Synthetic rope is pretty tough stuff but abrasion is its worst enemy. You might want to read up on synthetic rope and see what the manufacturer suggests you use. Do you absolutely need to use a Hawse style fairlead? No. But doing so helps prevent abrasion.
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Old 01-22-2014, 07:57 AM   #42693
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Done. I love how MGM looks on black wheels!

Nice! Now go update your build thread!
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Old 01-22-2014, 12:16 PM   #42695
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:02 PM   #42697
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No cab mount chop necessary. The extra 1/2" in width over the sport wheels makes it real close to the rear liner, but it doesn't look like I'll need to trim it. The front liner, on the other hand, will need to be trimmed now. The sport wheels just cleared it, but I'll rub at full stuff. So I need to trim before I go off-road.

The ball joints on my LR UCAs are set at "E" and my caster is set to about 2.4*.
Thanx for the info Art..just got my 33" Dura-Tracs( -12 4.53 BS) on, and I'm rubbing severely before full lock, and over every little bump turning...I have my UCA's set on the "D" 0 degree setting. Moving it forward to the "E" +1 setting is going to give me that crucial inch I need to keep me from major trimming and CMC, much rather trim out, or zip tie back the front plastic lining than getting the plasma cutter warmed up..
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Old 01-22-2014, 02:30 PM   #42699
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Well it wasn't today, but it was late last night.. Anyways, I did the Fog light mod... its pretty cool, really loving it.
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Well I am not putting my new Bull Bar on. Just missed FedEx with my Aries Bull Bar. I have not left the house for 3 days solid. Ran out for one hour and they came.

UPS leaves stuff every week on the front porch no problem, not FedEx. I even have a signed note on my door asking them to leave stuff.

OK, mini rant over.
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