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I haven't updated the build thread in long time and a few changes have happened to the Jeep since then. The biggest being Highline fenders and 35 inch km3s. I also installed some JK turn signals on the grill and currectlync. Then I installed a motobilt diff cover and took it wheeling in JV with my Jeep club as well as KOH.

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Been pretty busy with the Jeep lots of wheeling and some maintenance. I recently installed new spicer balljoints, black magic pads with the centric rotors. When I was doing the brakes I found one of my calipers was toast so replaced both of those as well. Next is a new oil pan after a mishap on the rubicon.
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Replaced my cracked oil pan with a spectra pan and felpro gasket, Finally got my doors and little fender panel painted by @Alex01 I couldn't be happier with how it turned out. Also got an antirock from @mvigo. I have a few plans for the near future coming up as well
Looking good. Welcome to the not "worrying about disconnecting ever again" club.
 
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Sorry lower gearing. May try and find a 241 or try an atlas. I have a slight vibe but it goes away when the front ds is out. I think it just needs a balance.
Ah, that makes more sense. I still think the 5:1 and the PSC are the two best things I've done to my jeep. 5:1 made it way more enjoyable on the tough stuff. I do wonder though if the PSC box without the ram would have been enough. It's one of the few things I didn't do in stages.
 
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Ah, that makes more sense. I still think the 5:1 and the PSC are the two best things I've done to my jeep. 5:1 made it way more enjoyable on the tough stuff. I do wonder though if the PSC box without the ram would have been enough. It's one of the few things I didn't do in stages.
I’ve been talking to a lot of people about the 5:1 vs 4.3:1. I think either one would be a massive improvement. Hydro isn’t in the cards right now but having driven a few jeeps with it I would love to eventually do it.
 

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I’ve been talking to a lot of people about the 5:1 vs 4.3:1. I think either one would be a massive improvement. Hydro isn’t in the cards right now but having driven a few jeeps with it I would love to eventually do it.
If you play in the sand 5:1 may not be the best. Otherwise, the 5:1 is awesome. @DrDmoney and @Lonewolf both went that route as well and as far as I know both are still very happy with the choice.
 
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If you play in the sand 5:1 may not be the best. Otherwise, the 5:1 is awesome. @DrDmoney and @Lonewolf both went that route as well and as far as I know both are still very happy with the choice.
I played in the sand occasionally. But pismo beach is closing soon unfortunately and it just beats my jeep up. Mostly just go to the dunes to camp. I think 5:1 would be good. Primary use for the jeep is nor cal rock crawling and socal desert stuff. Also hoping to make it back to moab next summer.
 
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If you play in the sand 5:1 may not be the best. Otherwise, the 5:1 is awesome. @DrDmoney and @Lonewolf both went that route as well and as far as I know both are still very happy with the choice.
I’m happy with the 5:1 and 4.88. I haven’t taken it in the sand but in the snow it doesn’t feel too low I just end up using 3rd and 4th gear. The control in the rocks is night and day Compared to the 231
 

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Ah, that makes more sense. I still think the 5:1 and the PSC are the two best things I've done to my jeep. 5:1 made it way more enjoyable on the tough stuff. I do wonder though if the PSC box without the ram would have been enough. It's one of the few things I didn't do in stages.
When we hit the dunes in Moab mine did great in 1st and 2nd gear high range never even stuck it in low
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