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It is a funny title .. Jeeps looking good!
Thanks! I’m wondering what I should do next. Thinking lights, or air. I’d do a lift and bigger tires but I won’t have all my tools as I’m in South Carolina now then Mexico second half of the year.





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Need to take some photos. We have the same color.

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Need to take some photos. We have the same color.

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Nice those look great! Are those the spot or flood? I was thinking pods in that location with a light bar mounted on the bumper. I was looking at the squadron lights like yours or the rigid D-SS. Also how do you like the color vs. a color a clear lens would give off?
 
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I pretensioned the synthetic winch line today. I simply used a tree on the side of the housing my company has me living in at the moment.

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I used the bulldog winch tree saver from northridge. I'd recommend it to anyone that needs one. Mine was a little different that what the picture shows, It actually comes with some pads on it and an elastic loop to hold it all together when it is rolled up.

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I pulled the jeep in till this far then wound the rest in under hand tension.

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I'm looking for some recommendations on what the add next. The winch and bumper has allowed the front to droop. I measured both front wheel to fender at 6 3/4 inches, rear passenger at 7 1/2 inches and rear driver at 8 inches. I may not have been on perfectly level ground but I think it was level enough. I am going to look at putting a spacer on the front and will look tonight and order one. I will keep the jeep like that while I am saving for a metalcloak lift, that's my plan so far.

Aside from the spacer, I am thinking about adding some lights whether it be pods or a light bar. This is more where I'd like some recommendations. I like the baja designs pods like @Wzabrouski posted and I'd like to do a combo of pods and a light bar. I am thinking I'll use the trigger 4 switch system since I do not have the factory aux switches.
 
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I just ordered the Teraflex 1.5" spacer lift, I found someone at work that will help me out with tools to get the spacers thrown on. This way I can keep saving for a full lift to add bigger tires. I am hoping this lift looks good and doesn't make the ko2's look small. I went with this over the 0.5" leveling spacer since I still think I need a little more space with the sport fenders and the new wheels with a -12 offset.
 

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I just ordered the Teraflex 1.5" spacer lift, I found someone at work that will help me out with tools to get the spacers thrown on. This way I can keep saving for a full lift to add bigger tires. I am hoping this lift looks good and doesn't make the ko2's look small. I went with this over the 0.5" leveling spacer since I still think I need a little more space with the sport fenders and the new wheels with a -12 offset.
Got a stock 2 door sport s and was thinking of adding 33s and 1.5 inch spacer lift any pics and/or tips on installation and other stuff would be appreciated
 
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Got a stock 2 door sport s and was thinking of adding 33s and 1.5 inch spacer lift any pics and/or tips on installation and other stuff would be appreciated
Sure thing, I can add pictures. The lift comes in Tuesday but I may not get it on until the weekend.
 
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The Teraflex spacers showed up today

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I can’t wait till the weekend so I’m going to see if my friend can let install these tomorrow.
 
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I installed the TeraFlex 1.5” spacer lift yesterday. I would’ve taken install pictures but we did this in the side yard and used 3/8 drive tools and an adjustable wrench to do this. I thought my friend had a shop to get this done and I probably have more tools on the trail but it’s ok we still finished the job.

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We were also on a slight incline I’ll have to take better pictures. To the guys that wanted install help, TeraFlex has a video where they do the full install of this lift as well as having very detailed instructions packaged. If you’re thinking about installing it on your 2 door still I’d say go for it, once you get going you’ll see it isn’t very difficult. Since I had limited tools and jack stands I just did one spacer at a time.
 
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Here is a better picture on decently flat ground.

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Of course with a suspension change I wanted to do a flex test.

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With the front sway bar connected I could not get onto the stump, the front right and left rear tires were spinning. BLD tried to help and probably would've but I knew I was going to disconnect the sway bar anyways so I backed off before I pushed it to hard. With the sway bar disconnected it crawled right up the stump like nothing.

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I would like to believe the jounce was firmly into the bump stop but it is hard to see through the coil.

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The front tire is just barely touching the fender liner, this may be an issue while turned but straight on I don't think this will be a problem.

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The rear tire still had plenty of travel into the fender as well as on the bump stop. I needed something taller to get a full test but that probably won't happen till I get back to Uwharrie. I am planning to do a trip there next weekend.

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Overall I am pretty happy with the Jeep right now. Going to add a few more extras soon.
 

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Just a silly favor, can u show me how to disconnect sway bar manually from a Sport? I tried looking but nothing came up
 
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Just a silly favor, can u show me how to disconnect sway bar manually from a Sport? I tried looking but nothing came up
Sure thing, check out post #15 I gave a step by step! Let me know if you have any questions.
 
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I picked up some brand new rubicon fenders, inner fender liners, and hardware. They are also the LED fenders. I’m not sure if I want to install these or not without a bigger tire.

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I picked up some brand new rubicon fenders, inner fender liners, and hardware. They are also the LED fenders. I’m not sure if I want to install these or not without a bigger tire.
I was under the impression all you have to do was order the fenders, or did this all come together under one part number?
 
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I was under the impression all you have to do was order the fenders, or did this all come together under one part number?
I bought these off a forum member new and I believe the part number comes with the fenders, inner liners, and hardware. I have everything to install them. Also have a superchips flashcal to change the computer to LED.
 

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