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Got to play a little (56'ers still good to me)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SCOOBYDANNN, Nov 14, 2006.

  1. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    Got to play a little around the local test spot. I need to either lift the front a little more or build a bumpstop/engine crossmember as my hydro ram has feelings for the oil pan--it really only happens in the fast stuff when i hit unintended dips in the road, but none the less.

    the flex is completly amazing, and i dont know if I did it right but the stock front driveshaft is still holding up--all i did was ground off the ears on the CV.

    I even got my first 2 scars--the front pass side by the light and pic # 3

    the hole is bigger than it looks. It will swallow a 35 no problem.
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    even got to pull out a jeep that got stuck going down hill:haha:

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  2. goldwing2000

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    How the hell do you get stuck going downhill??
     
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  3. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    I guess its a Jeep thing:whistle::haha:
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    its a rubicon too.....


    are those stock 56's up front or lifted ones? i cant wait to get my lifted 56's up front. looks good man!
     
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    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    stockers--what kind of lifted ones did you get---im thinkin of this option rather than some 52's
     
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    obijuan 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    that place looks like fun, and i like the front end of your truck and it flexes really well
     
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    Any plans for high steer?
     
  8. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    im going to go with TC 4" 56's or maybe 6" 56's and remove the overload since i will be running a 6.2, i can get a new set for $240 shipped through advance auto parts, and then run reverse hi-steer. its weird, when i looked the part numbers up at the store, the 52's were $20 more.

    any idea what ur get on an rti? what springs are you running in the rear? your flex looks really good
     
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    blazd88 1/2 ton status

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    Where is that? Have you been to Ozona yet? We need to hook up and wheel! I havent been out in almost a year.

    PS Looks Great!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    [hijack]


    They're so low stock it's easy to do... :doah: :o

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    I was running the same rear springs (w/ a springer susp.) and 6" tuffcountry fronts w/ the 42's and i RTI'd over 1000 on a 30. I have no doubts i would match or beat it with the setup i have now.

    The rear springs are 57" ford f150 rears.

    Santa Teresa New Mexico, basically my back yard.

    Nope, The TR is 1.5x.250 cromo. I've slapped that thing into so many rocks and it just keeps going. I know thats the whole purpose but it hasn't really given me a reason to move it. I would also have to figure out what to do the hydo ram as I have it going to the knuckle

    :thinking: im thinking a 2" lift spring would do the job.
     
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    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    thats the same "i just spent $xx,xxx and i can't get over this stupid little hill and all my friends are laughing at me" look my friend had:haha:
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    I know that feeling well...

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    yup same one, just with a little sadness thrown in:rotfl::haha:
     
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    awwwwww guys, leave him alone.. he looks a little..uhhmm.. special.

    whats up with the front end of that jeep?
     
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    for you, probably, im not sure if they make a 2" lifted 56"er tho. im looking to get about 8-9" of lift out of mine to match the rear, so thats why im probably going to go with 4" 56"ers
     
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    That looks realy good Danny. Thought about doing it to my burb, but the new bumper is in the way. Might have to see if i can modify it some.
     
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    'ey, Scoob, how's it handle on the street/at speed?
     
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    Other than my TC making noise (needs rebuild) i cruise 70 on the freeway no problem.
     
  20. JanneB

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    About those lifted 56" springs..

    I have +4" 56" Pro Comp springs front and rear, these:
    http://store.summitracing.com/partd...tt=EXP~13311 or EXP~13511&Ntk=&rsview=sku&Ns=

    One thing I did not know when I ordered those springs, the main leaf is something like 58" or so. It maybe wouldnt matter whit a small block and no winch but I have both and I want the springs to flex. This means the main leaf is going to be straight (sp?) when compressed. So I had to move the rear frame bushing and make real long shackles.

    But they flex very well.
     

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