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Offline RedJeepster1

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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #175 on: October 05, 2017, 12:38:50 PM »
Thanks guys. Haven’t measured the wheelbase center to center, but it’s about 2” more than stock. So like 103-104? They are a little over 101 stock I think.


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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #176 on: October 05, 2017, 02:15:33 PM »
I was gonna save my comments until you were done...  Very nice job! I'm quite impressed, and can't wait to check it out this weekend.
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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #177 on: October 05, 2017, 08:59:35 PM »
Looks great! Can't wait to see it

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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #178 on: October 06, 2017, 06:42:20 AM »
I hope that are going to drive this Jeep in the rain,  :smile: because it would be a terrible waste of a silver XJ if you don't.

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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #179 on: October 06, 2017, 08:23:33 AM »
Definitely will be driven in the rain, probably not much in the snow though...


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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #180 on: October 06, 2017, 01:15:46 PM »
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Definitely will be driven in the rain, probably not much in the snow though...
SO...... your saying, MUD is definitely out of the question. If you CT guys are going to build these California Jeeps, you should move there.  Alan drained Soggy Bottom because you guys don't want to get your Jeeps dirty.   :eek:

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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #181 on: October 08, 2017, 11:47:12 AM »
Mud is fine, I found a decent amount this weekend. Salt is what is out of the question. Salt means rust.






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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #182 on: October 08, 2017, 03:48:11 PM »
rig did well!
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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #183 on: October 08, 2017, 04:33:54 PM »
Thanks Pat! I know you had your doubts haha


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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #184 on: October 08, 2017, 04:39:55 PM »
Any issues on the trail?  Changes in the future?
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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #185 on: October 08, 2017, 05:21:20 PM »
Not too much. Wouldn’t go into low range at first so it was running hot. When we stopped, I disconnected the linkage and shifted it by hand. After that it was good. My rear shocks are too long so I’ll have to address that. And I have plenty of finishing stuff to do that I put off because it wasn’t needed for the trip. Overall it went everywhere I wanted it to though and never let me down, so I’m happy.


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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #186 on: October 08, 2017, 05:42:47 PM »
Looked awesome! Too bad I didn't get to see it in action.
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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #187 on: October 08, 2017, 07:19:01 PM »
It was Emily
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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #188 on: October 09, 2017, 05:16:12 AM »
It was Emily

Haha your probably right!


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Re: Project Silver XJ
« Reply #189 on: October 10, 2017, 06:52:05 AM »
Nice. Love Cherokee's