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Big Red - Jeepin_Donnie's Firecracker Red JLUR Build

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I also need to install the following parts: MetalCloak steering stabilizer and FAD skid, a Steersmarts adjustable front track bar, Fox steering stabilizer (waiting for it to be delivered) and a Mountain Offroad (M.O.R.E.) gas tank skid (waiting for it to be delivered). As soon as the steering stabilizer and skid are delivered I'll be installing everything. Hopefully real soon!



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Wow, it's been a while since I updated my build thread. I have installed my MetalCloak steering stabilizer and FAD skid, MetalCloak rear diff skid, Steersmarts adjustable front track bar, Fox steering stabilizer and Mountain Offroad (M.O.R.E.) gas tank skid.

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The bed liner I sprayed on my rear bumper was started to come off.............even though I put several coats of it on, I believe I stood too far back when spraying it on. I wasn't happy with the way it looked so I decided to have the bumper powder coated. Now it looks awesome!

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I removed the Mopar lift because I wanted to go bigger. I installed the 3.5 inch MetalCloak Game Changer lift with Rocksport shocks. It turned out awesome!

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I don't know about your rig, but mine has a drinking problem!

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I added my Jeep Badge of Honor badges. I need to earn more!

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Here are some pics from an off-roading trip I lead for my club, NOVA Jeepers. Still had my Mopar lift installed at this time. Can't wait to go again with my MetalCloak lift installed!

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Next I will be installing my Dana Spicer 1310 front drive shaft.

It may be several months, but I plan on purchasing a Steersmarts tie rod, Steersmarts drag link, and front & rear Bartact Mil-Spec seat covers.
 

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I removed the Mopar lift because I wanted to go bigger. I installed the 3.5 inch MetalCloak Game Changer lift with Rocksport shocks. It turned out awesome!

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I'm thinking about going with the game changer lift as well. looks like a quality lift. how far do your tires poke out? I don't want mine sticking out very far, they don't look like they do but I thought i'd ask.

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I'm thinking about going with the game changer lift as well. looks like a quality lift. how far do your tires poke out? I don't want mine sticking out very far, they don't look like they do but I thought i'd ask.

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Hey, thanks! Yeah it's a great lift! My tires stick out about 1.5 inches. It's due to my wheels though. They have a 4.5 backspacing and -12 offset. You can find wheels that won't stick out much. Give Quadratec or Northridge 4x4 a call and they can tell you which wheels to buy. Both of them offer discounts too. PM me if you need their discount codes/information.
 

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How is the ride compared to the mopar lift? I have the mopar and have been considering the MC.
 
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How is the ride compared to the mopar lift? I have the mopar and have been considering the MC.
The MC lift feels a lot more stable. The Mopar lift needed additional parts to make it ride better. Where as the MC Game Changer lift includes everything you need!
 
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Digging that CB mount - must be easier then running all the way from the back.
Thanks! I like being different...........not many people mount it in the front. People will say it's a terrible location for off-roading. It's not true at all. I rarely hit it on any branches and if I do, it has a spring on it. And like you said, it's much easier to run the coax cable. :beer:
 

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Thanks! I like being different...........not many people mount it in the front. People will say it's a terrible location for off-roading. It's not true at all. I rarely hit it on any branches and if I do, it has a spring on it. And like you said, it's much easier to run the coax cable. :beer:
I would think the most important thing would be to be above the roof line - other then that dont think it would really matter where you mount it - haters gonna hate lol
 

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