Billet Sport S- Rubi Axle/T-Case Swap

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I wish I'd have held off install until I got mine painted as well, but I do enjoy the MetalCloak bits. I think you will too. :like:
Do you have Metalcloak for all your arms? I currently have a Metalcloak front trackbar that I left gold zinc. I painted these arms black bc my other 6 arms are black Roam adjustables.





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Do you have Metalcloak for all your arms? I currently have a Metalcloak front trackbar that I left gold zinc. I painted these arms black bc my other 6 arms are black Roam adjustables.
I got their game changer 2.5" lift, so all 8 arms were replaced along with track bars of gold. They released their tie rod after I got the SteerSmarts bits, or I'd have that too. I like sticking with a whole system if I can.
 
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I got their game changer 2.5" lift, so all 8 arms were replaced along with track bars of gold. They released their tie rod after I got the SteerSmarts bits, or I'd have that too. I like sticking with a whole system if I can.
Me too, except when I get parts for free. Did you replace the front driveshaft?
 

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Getting ready to swap rubi axles into my sport. Everything seems easy minus brake lines. Whats the consensus, bend the sport line or take off the line at frame?
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Getting ready to swap rubi axles into my sport. Everything seems easy minus brake lines. Whats the consensus, bend the sport line or take off the line at frame?
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We bent mine...work great.
 
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Installed the Rough Country tag relocation today bc it's one of the few that work with the Teraflex carrier. I'm not crazy about how it looks with the license plate sitting up high and prominent. May swap to an above bumper mounted tag even though I don't like it sticking out 4" on the side where it can easily get caught on trees/rocks. Anybody have other ideas that would work with the teraflex carrier?
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In the same boat regarding a license plate holder.
Ordered the RC plate adapter like you have.
Thinking about getting two wheel studs 14mmx1.5 to stick out of the two holes in the rim that are empty.
Then mounting the RC plate adapter upside down.
Just my $0.015 worth...
 
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In the same boat regarding a license plate holder.
Ordered the RC plate adapter like you have.
Thinking about getting two wheel studs 14mmx1.5 to stick out of the two holes in the rim that are empty.
Then mounting the RC plate adapter upside down.
Just my $0.015 worth...
The 2 lower unused wheel stud holes in the wheel that are empty are further spaced apart than the top 2 wheel studs that the RC bracket was made to fit. I don't think your idea will work.

I drilled 2 more holes in the bracket and lowered the plate a little over an inch...looks a little better.
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Looks better.
Still going to try to figure out a way to lower the the RC plate below the 3rd brake light.
 
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Added @CavFab_mfg ultra clearance bumper...only weighed about 55lbs and definitely added clearance over the stock bumper. Also, pics of Quake LED fender chop DRL/turn signal lights.
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Ordered Motobilt fender liners.
 
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In the same boat regarding a license plate holder.
Ordered the RC plate adapter like you have.
Thinking about getting two wheel studs 14mmx1.5 to stick out of the two holes in the rim that are empty.
Then mounting the RC plate adapter upside down.
Just my $0.015 worth...
I was able to drill a few holes in the RC bracket to lower the license plate another inch to where I like it. I also added (3) longer m6 x 40mm stainless screws and 1" spacers to move the Teraflex Alpha camera mount out further so the wheel/tire only takes up about 5% of the backup camera screen.
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Before I went this route, I looked closely at moving the plate below the camera(pic below) and mounting the plate holder upside down.(so light is on bottom) It could probably work mounting to one RC provided lug nut moved to the lug below the camera. It requires drilling a hole in the top middle of the license plate and bracket and using about 1.75" of spacers to push the plate out enough to get the mount vertical with 17"×8.5" wheels that measured 4.6" backspacing. I tested fitment with 1.25" of spacers and it needed atleast a 1/2" more for the plate to be vertical This would require a long m8 screw to go through the spacers into the lugnut...probably m8-1.25 × 70mm would work(the RC kit comes with m8-1.25 × 25mm)
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However, I wasn't crazy about the idea of mounting to one lug going through 1.75" of spacers thinking the plate may move around a bit. Also, the tag light at the bottom would be pointing directly into the backup camera likely making it harder to see. As a result, I think mounting just above the tail light is more functional and looks ok.
 
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Painted the body at the exposed lower fender area and white fender clips with 3 coats of SEM auto trim paint. Took some time to clean and tape everything off. Looks alot more finished...just waiting on liners.
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