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Mxpatriot's Long Travel 4x4

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by Mxpatriot, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Jun 14, 2013 at 8:35 AM
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    Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    New tie rod ends / heims ordered. $120 bucks from All Pro. Expensive, but they're chromoly and finding the right ones that allow the suspension to fully droop out has been difficult, so I bit the bullet and bought ones that I know will work.

    Roof top tent has shipped
     
  2. Jun 14, 2013 at 8:36 AM
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    Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    sweet even more of a Bamf ride :woot:
     
  3. Jun 21, 2013 at 7:02 AM
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    Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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  4. Jun 21, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    Does that really help :notsure:
     
  5. Jun 21, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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  6. Jun 22, 2013 at 12:12 AM
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    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    I don't have TPMS in my wheels/tires so no issues there for me
     
  7. Jun 22, 2013 at 12:13 AM
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    I just like the little retaining straps so when you air down you don't have to carry them around or worry about losing them.
     
  8. Jun 22, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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  9. Jun 23, 2013 at 1:46 AM
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    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Poly had a 10% sale going on, so I picked up new coil springs (18'' 650 pound Eibach springs), TC LCA alignment tabs and TC UCA gussets, a Y-strap for the new spare tire carrier, some bushings for the new spare tire carrier, and some 1.5'' hub centric wheel spacers for the rear axle.

    Just have some electrical stuff left to pick up (ottratw switches, 2/0 wire for the winch, blue sea fuse block, and a circuit breaker).
     
  10. Jul 3, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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    Ordered five custom switches from TTORA - "Roof Light Bar", "Bumper Light Bar", "Back Up Light", "ABS Disable", and "Air Compressor".

    All that is left now is some 2/0 gauge wire for the rear mount winch and an auxiliary fuse block.

    Couple more weeks and I'll be home to start the process of sorting through all the stuff I've bought and had mailed home since I've been gone; then comes the fab and install work.

    Looking to be done with all major projects by mid-August for a Moab trip.
     
  11. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:41 PM
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    Are you using the sierra exp mount for the 50"?
     
  12. Jul 12, 2013 at 4:44 PM
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    Hey chase on your build thread where are your pictures of bracing the stock front mounts?
     
  13. Jul 13, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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    No, I'm going to make my own.
     
  14. Jul 13, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    Here's the pictures of what I did to fix the broken bumper mounts: [​IMG]
     
  15. Jul 13, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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  16. Jul 13, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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  17. Jul 14, 2013 at 12:17 AM
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    sweet thanks for the pictures for reference :thumbsup:
     
  18. Jul 15, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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    Chase how long did this process take?
     
  19. Jul 19, 2013 at 10:47 AM
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    Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    About two hours once you get the bumper off.
     
  20. Jul 28, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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    Mxpatriot [OP] Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Been back for about a week now and have started spinning wrenches on the truck. Here are some of the things that have have been completed or are in progress:

    Here are some comparison pictures for the light bars that I purchased through the OKLEDlightbars group buy here on TW.

    First picture is factory low beams:

    [​IMG]

    Factory high beams:

    [​IMG]


    20'' Combo beam LED light bar on bumper:

    [​IMG]

    50'' Combo beam LED light bar on roof + the 20'' on the bumper:

    [​IMG]

    The mounts on the bumper are steel tabs and work great. The roof mounts I cut and bent out of aluminum. I am replacing them with steel due to the flex in the aluminum.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
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