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James & The Sahara Build Thread

Discussion in 'TJ Build Threads' started by JamesAndTheSahara, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Ranger_b0b

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    Nevermind...I now see that is just the price for the threaded rod.
     
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  2. JamesAndTheSahara

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    They work would as rear adjustable sway bar links, although my new extended ones work quite well. If I had extended heims laying arounf though..
     
  3. JamesAndTheSahara

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    Did a thing today, gotta regroup with the members of AO to ensure we are still on for friday, snow in the forcast.

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    What is that dealio clamped to your frame?
     
  5. JamesAndTheSahara

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    Gobi roof rack frame tie in. The only way to properly support 800lbs without drilling I’m guessing. I made a shopping list post selling the rack, so hopefully I can find a proper buyer in a little bit.
     
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    Yep, see you sorted out the tow hook dealio.
     
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    Can't look at those photos without drooling over that aluminum GT skid...
     
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  9. JamesAndTheSahara

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    Trust me, more aluminum is gonna be coming my way once I sell some stuff ;).
     
  10. JamesAndTheSahara

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    Snow in the forcast and AO is pulling the plug on the trip. Bummer. Still waiting on the shorter links and the fox shocks so hoping to do shocks/bumpstops next week. Going to go on a local ride on saturday to just get outdoors :).
     
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    Ride set for saturday locally. Its been raining so much I’m expected quite a lengthy cleanup.
     
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    It's good to get out on occasion, rain or shine.
     
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    No shocks yet but at least I can finally get stuck and not be worried about my cheapo previous tree strap breaking anymore. This thing is massive.

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    Also accidental cat photobomb.
     
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    nice kitty...."is that for me?"
     
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    For sure if he gets his claws on it he would love it. ;)
     
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    Cats love empty boxes and bags.
     
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    Hit the trail today, a couple action shots of the highlights:

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    My peer ended up getting sucked into a hole and required a bit of winching :)

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    Found a pretty neat creek bed and took some photos, stinks I didn’t have that much travel. Quite stoked for new shocks.
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    Both rigs flexing up

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    I love his LJ, I swear 37’s make my 33’s look like stock tires :D

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    James and the Sahara build thread :)

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    Even though its a rutted out hillbilly fire road I had quite a bit of fun just driving around. Hopefully I’ll be able to get this rig out on some other trails soon.

    I have someone very interested in purchasing the rack, although I wouldn’t get as much as I originally wanted. I may end up taking the lower amount so i could move forward and get the other equipment I want :) .
     
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    Looks fun but, yuck, mud clean up. What is your bud running for lift and tires? The tires look huge.
     
  19. JamesAndTheSahara

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    All Terrain Nitto 37s on AEV 17s. IIRC they were ridge grapplers.
     
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    I've heard good things about the Ridge Grapplers. Looks like you had fun. Not so much fun cleaning up all the slop. Thanks for sharing the photos.
     

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