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Old August 21st, 2016, 11:40 AM
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On the 95:
Washed and waxed
Removed middle seat in anticipation of cubby.
Replaced hood release cable, mechanism, and latch.
Removed, cleaned, painted and reinstalled grill and surrounds.
Installed bonnet hinge bushings.
Replaced door lock button trim.
Tightened up roof bolts and side panel bolts
Continued dynamat... Work in progress
Removed nasty-ass seat covers.
Removed driver and passenger seats, cleaned all tracks and underneath, reinstalled.
Went to vacant parking lot and scraped mud, sand, rocks, old Waxoyl, grease, and other shizz from the frame and body. (Quite the pile of stuff, and this is after a two hour car wash underwash)
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Old August 21st, 2016, 04:25 PM
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That box is really nice. I just got the standard one. Not a fan. It looks too narrow and cheap.
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Old August 21st, 2016, 11:22 PM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 07:12 AM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 08:44 PM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?
Lets see it on the trail!
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 10:20 PM
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Looks cool, did you flex it? 285 rub imho
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 10:24 PM
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Looks cool, did you flex it? 285 rub imho
Yup... I didn't want to be the party pooper. Unless it just going to go to the mall...
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 10:46 PM
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285s do not rub that bad. Just under full lock.
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 10:50 PM
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285s do not rub that bad. Just under full lock.
yah... But 285s are 33"... Aren't 315s like 35s?
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Old August 22nd, 2016, 11:14 PM
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update.. front brake pads, Bleed system, next up new vacuum servo and master, plus hoses _ still not where i want it to be yet..
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 01:19 AM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?


Like a Tonka truck! How's the road noise on those Coopers?
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 08:18 AM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?
Nice!
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Old August 23rd, 2016, 10:04 AM
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Installed a Terrafirma HD kit, upgraded the oil lines and stuffed some 315's on her. What do y'all think!?
Looks good, but I you find those 315/75-16 Coopers don't work, I have a home for them on my 101
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Old August 25th, 2016, 09:30 AM
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The coopers are pretty noisy but not bad, the tires to rub at full lock but I think I can adjust the bump stops to solve that. Highway driving is not good and she's pretty squirrelly. I also removed the rear sway bar the same same I put the tires on, she is pretty much strictly a trail rig anyway. We are going to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes in Michigan the weekend after Labor Day so I'll let y'all know how she performs.

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Like a Tonka truck! How's the road noise on those Coopers?
not as bad as the 17 year old Wild Country's I had before lol
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Old August 25th, 2016, 09:43 AM
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Yup... I didn't want to be the party pooper. Unless it just going to go to the mall...
Actually, the only use this truck gets is on the trail. I trailer her everywhere unless just going to a car show or something like that. I haven't registered the plates in 2 years, just buy new ORV stickers for the trail. I know they will rub but mostly just on the flares which I will trim. My biggest worry is the axles, she only has 80,000 miles and have had to rebuild front and rear axles 4 times...running 33's. Carriers, shafts, spider gears, all horribly weak in these axles. The weekend after Labor Day we are going to the sand dunes, I'm pretty sure I will be snapping something. At which point she will be getting parked until I can figure out some strong axles that can actually withstand some abuse.
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Old August 25th, 2016, 10:24 AM
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285s do not rub that bad. Just under full lock.

They also will rub the front shock towers on compression (even if going straight), and to a lesser degree the rear tub on compression, unless you run spacers, or wheels with more offset. It is the width, not the height that comes into play here, so 315's are gonna be worse..

At least that is my experience, and something Greg Jevne (I'm sure some of us around here remember who he is) even warned me about back in '98 when I talked to him about lifts and tire size..
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Old August 25th, 2016, 10:34 AM
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My biggest worry is the axles, she only has 80,000 miles and have had to rebuild front and rear axles 4 times...running 33's.
Lots of folks doing hardcore crawling and don't need to rebuild anything other than routine maintenance. It's not the parts, mate.
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Old August 25th, 2016, 01:17 PM
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Lots of folks doing hardcore crawling and don't need to rebuild anything other than routine maintenance. It's not the parts, mate.
besides changing the fluid and seals, what other maintenance is there. I drive it about 5,000 miles per year or less. This year I'll maybe drive her 1,000
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Old August 25th, 2016, 01:40 PM
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That's my point. Completely rebuilding your diffs, axles and driveshafts is totally not normal and even heavy wheelers don't do that often. You said you had to totally rebuild your driveline four times. Something doesn't make sense about that. Makes even less sense since you drive it so little.
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besides changing the fluid and seals, what other maintenance is there. I drive it about 5,000 miles per year or less. This year I'll maybe drive her 1,000
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