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jberry's Retarded Desert Penguin

Discussion in '1st Gen. Builds (1995-2004)' started by jberry813, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2013 at 11:10 PM
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    Anthony250

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    Oh lol. Thats really bad on the arm too. Will lead to cracks ask me how i know. :p
    And Yes you can I have seen it done before. All you need is a simple shock hoop from the frame and if best a simple bar going across the motor to support the shock mounts lateral support.
     
  2. Apr 11, 2013 at 7:47 AM
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    jberry813

    jberry813 [OP] The Mad Scientist

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    18" coils with flat bottom plates vs 16" coils with tapered.

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    That's why I said good think I had the gussets. If I didn't, everything would be bent to shit.
    And my shocks took more than 4 weeks to build from King. Hell my bypasses took a month longer than my coilovers, and they were built wrong. My point is, have you measured extended/collapsed length?

    Get rid of the Engage top plates. Build your own, get the burg ones, or hack everything out and do a custom hoop. The Engage ones are stupid long.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2013 at 7:51 AM
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    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    are we playing the bent coil bucket game? :anonymous:

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  4. Apr 11, 2013 at 8:47 AM
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    Valid point you have there. I haven't measured. Just trusted what they said :rolleyes: I know I need to ditch the engage ones but the coil bucket is so bent I doubt I can put in a new non bent top plate, because nothing would line up.
     
  5. Apr 11, 2013 at 8:53 AM
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    dirty dangler

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    tc ftw is right!!!! they claim 12" on my kit but i had 13 when first installed. I found that i was restricted by the cv hitting the inside of cup(or whatever its called) so i ground it down some. i got another 1-2 out of just doing that and now im in the same boat as you with my shocks being the limiting factor. ill have to pull out the tape next time im in there but i should be around 14-14 1/2" when all is said and done. so much better finding some extra travel vs. most company's who use them funny tape measures. Good work old man wish i was going to moab with ya :(
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  6. Apr 11, 2013 at 9:52 AM
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    Cr250jumper

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    Yeah yeah yeah, I only get 13.75" metal to metal :rolleyes::p

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  7. Apr 11, 2013 at 10:04 AM
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    jberry813

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    Jesus Brian. Get gusseting.

    :pout:
    Guess I'll just send you pix from Moab.
     
  8. Apr 11, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    itll all come with the engine cage. dont worry :thumbsup:
     
  9. Apr 11, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    Wish i got 15 in. of travel :( Truck looks good Jason. Lemme know If ya need any help with anything that takes more than one arm haha
     
  10. Apr 14, 2013 at 6:30 AM
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    supercharged with lots of midtravel bling.
    Are you going to have any tire clearance issues with the added bump travel?
     
  11. Apr 14, 2013 at 6:36 AM
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    That fixes itself :D

    I still need to do a full cycle with tires lock to lock.
    Short list for Moab:

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  12. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    theduck911

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    Stolen from TTORA, but I think it's relevant to you as well, as your shortening your bumps and what not:cool:

    For those that don't know socalmoto = Steve From Dirt Designs
     
  13. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:12 AM
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    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    speaking of this, thats what him and i did when we were trying to figure out what the deal was with my rear bouncing off the bumps so hard. we soften the bumps and now its such an improvement from before its pretty damn cool. i tried suggesting it to alex (ntydog13) but he dont listen
     
  14. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:46 AM
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    What can you do eh :rolleyes:
     
  15. Apr 14, 2013 at 9:07 AM
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    Shortening bumps as in my EVS poly bumps up front. Not shortening my hydro bumps in the rear.
    My hydro bumps in the rear are already set at 70 psi. :cool:
     
  16. Apr 14, 2013 at 9:10 AM
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    theduck911

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    Not surprised by this at all. :p

    Figured I'd share just in case!
     
  17. Apr 17, 2013 at 8:17 PM
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    Got lots done. List is getting shorter.

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  18. Apr 17, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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    Hah! How's the shoulder?
     
  19. Apr 17, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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    I can brush my teeth, wipe my ass, and beat off all with my right hand again, so it must be doing better.
     
  20. Apr 17, 2013 at 8:25 PM
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    Sounds like it's all good now :eek:
     
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