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Forum: Build Threads 10-05-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By rockrat
The bumper is gone, and it has 3" suspension...

The bumper is gone, and it has 3" suspension lisft as well as a 3"body lift.
Forum: Build Threads 10-05-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,482
Posted By rockrat
father and son build....'88 Grand Wagoneer

I bought this with the intention of using it while redoing my daily driver, but my 15 year old son is super stoked about it. So I'm thinking of building it with his input, then hand him the keys when...
Forum: Street & Performance 10-05-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 36,803
Posted By rockrat
Greg, glad to see you get this one. Can't wait to...

Greg, glad to see you get this one. Can't wait to see what you come up with.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-05-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 25,343
Posted By rockrat
1982 Cherokee, chop top, frame stretched...

1982 Cherokee, chop top, frame stretched 48", 1947 GMC 2.5 ton axles, np200 2spd. t.c., Dodge 440/727 auto., fed by propane.

Just can't decide on the wagoneer tail section or the cherokee's...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-05-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,774
Posted By rockrat
[/quote]the Lincoln weld pak 140 is about $ 500...

[/quote]the Lincoln weld pak 140 is about $ 500 with a cheap hand held shield and no stand.[/quote]

this is the unit I use. Very good penetration. I use flux core, but I have the option of using...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 09-27-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,801
Posted By rockrat
He's dropping a cadillac 500 into it and he's...

He's dropping a cadillac 500 into it and he's running three sets of tires for it depending on what he's running it through, from 48" to 66".
He goe's by the screen name blazintrout on...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 09-27-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,801
Posted By rockrat
I'm running a 4 link in the front and two 1 links...

I'm running a 4 link in the front and two 1 links for the rears, but I got rid of the rocks for trail ride purposes, I'm now running with GMC 2.5 tons, after stretching the frame 48", it's just short...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 08-29-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,225
Posted By rockrat
I'm subscribed now, your work is awesome, the...

I'm subscribed now, your work is awesome, the photos show the detail thank you.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-29-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,302
Posted By rockrat
Love it, as for the tailgate, I'm cutting the...

Love it, as for the tailgate, I'm cutting the inside so the back will roll forward (top) and I'm installing my radiator inside too. I usually run in mud and deep water holes.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-29-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,589
Views: 424,281
Posted By rockrat
got the rockwell positioned under the rear...

got the rockwell positioned under the rear (waiting for the next rear axle to arrive), started stretching the frame 18" to keep the 44's in the wheelwell.
Looking for some quarterpanels to stretch...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-09-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 54,175
Posted By rockrat
what is the overall length of the rig? I've been...

what is the overall length of the rig? I've been thinking of changing directions and going to my original idea of a 6x6 cherokee running 2.5 ton rockwells and 44's.
Your build is an inspiration for...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 02-13-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
Thanks for the updates, just got my rocks and...

Thanks for the updates, just got my rocks and centers, just need to weld them into my rims and mount the 44 gumbos.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 01-30-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
I believe he narrowed the front axle, I'm talking...

I believe he narrowed the front axle, I'm talking about cutting sections out of the front facia (loosing the pie pans) and tucking the fenders into the frame.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 01-25-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
just about got it figured out, anyone narrow...

just about got it figured out, anyone narrow their fronts yet? I'm thinking I'll lose my pie pans
Forum: Land Use Information 01-03-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 25,429
Posted By rockrat
signed and will give to my offroad club members...

signed and will give to my offroad club members to sign as well.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 12-21-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,284
Posted By rockrat
that waggy belongs to Jim Fuller at northwest 4x4...

that waggy belongs to Jim Fuller at northwest 4x4 in kaleva, MI
www.northwest4x4.com (http://www.northwest4x4.com) and www.extreme4x4parts.com (http://www.extreme4x4parts.com) they'll help you out...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-26-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
any new pics yet?? Well, I decided to stick with...

any new pics yet?? Well, I decided to stick with my 5 tons, broken down they'll weigh in at about 700 Lbs, each, just alittle heavier than 60's. Oh well, I gots my work cut out for me now.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-20-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,494
Posted By rockrat
there's a guy up north of me that ran his tubes...

there's a guy up north of me that ran his tubes throught the cab, gives his passenger some heat for their feet in winter. All in all, it's just extending your lines and solid mounting. Look at some...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-03-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,216
Posted By rockrat
get it on your skin and "only time will take...

get it on your skin and "only time will take it off"--never truer.
be sure to tape of any threads you don't want loc-tited with the por-15 either:thumbsup:
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 11-03-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
how's it going? starving for more pics.

how's it going? starving for more pics.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-29-2009, 08:14 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
I've got two tailgates, one is pretty worthless...

I've got two tailgates, one is pretty worthless (template) then the good one. I'll be narrowing the front, so the radiator will be going inside the narrowed tailgate on mine.
I'll be cutting above...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-28-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,912
Posted By rockrat
Dude, thanks for starting this one... I've been...

Dude, thanks for starting this one... I've been toying with this for about a year now. Also thought of narrowing the front 8-12" with mine. keep posting pics, because as far as I know, you're the...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-26-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,914
Posted By rockrat
I hear ya there, I'm at year now..... I'm going...

I hear ya there, I'm at year now..... I'm going with 4 links up front on mine with a wishbone in the rear. I'll be running propane so the tank issue is a moot point. Plans are for the rear axle to...
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-16-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By rockrat
Nah, I wish that was mine, mine's spread out over...

Nah, I wish that was mine, mine's spread out over a 30 x 60 pole barn.:eek: I'm going with rocks too, I'll post as I go and my pics will be in photobucket.
Forum: Off-Road FSJ Tech 10-11-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,296
Posted By rockrat
6" TJ coils will get you 2-3" of lift...

6" TJ coils will get you 2-3" of lift due to your weight, just like my wife's ZJ. The ZJ's and WJ's are the same weight as your 74, if you want coils and 6" go with a skyjacker 8" XJ coil. I went...
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