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97 Jeep Wrangler started out as a daily driver. Bought in 2003, and started building it since. Blah blah blah… here is the plan:

Started with:
-97 TJ, 4.0 AX-15
-Locked and loaded HP30 / D44 (for sale)
-98” wheelbase with Rock Krawler long arm kit
-35” MTRs
-Rubicon NV241OR t-case

Baja Jeep Build:
The plan is to build this Jeep into something that can dance through the fast stuff, and walk through big rocks. It will stay street legal… I hope. Looking to have 107-108” wheelbase on 37s. I want this thing to sit low and have a reliable drivetrain. Nick at NV Fab is doing the build, and he does some kick ass stuff.

Parts List:
FRONT:
-ECGS Built Ford D60 , (65”wms)
-Yukon Shafts,Yukon Grizzly Locker, 5:38 Gears, Yukon Hubs
-Weaver Fab high steer arms (driver and passenger)
-Ruffstuff steering/heims
-PSC Hydro Assist

REAR:
-Rock Jock D60 rear with 5:38s and ARB

Other:
-Atlas 4.3 2spd T-case
-2.5 Fox 14" shocks all around
-Rear trailing arms!
-Fox Air Bumps
-Genright 20 Gallon Tank
-Ruffstuff heims for suspension
-Raceline Wheels on 37” MTRs
-Currie Sway Bar
-Other things
-LOTS of fab work

On with the show…

[2003]


[2009-ish]

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Discussion Starter #2 (Edited)
37" Kevlar MTRs next to unmounted/bald 39" Toyos


Simulated beadlock Raceline Wheels (may upgrade to beadlocks down the road)


 

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Ford ranger getting a complete over haul, desert/short course truck. It will get worked on when my junk is gone
 

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you know you want to add bypasses one day mikey just sayin. :flipoff2: lookin good buddy
 

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Nice build. Maybe I missed it but what's the reason for the bolts on the upper links being vertical? Seems like you could potentially reach the end of travel of the joints vs mounting them with the bolts horizontal. Nice work
 

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Having the heims in a horizontal plane allows them to take the side to side force correctly instead of side loading the heim. Lots of desert trucks go this route.
 

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Having the heims in a horizontal plane allows them to take the side to side force correctly instead of side loading the heim. Lots of desert trucks go this route.
And get the joints closer together for roll center...
 

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At this point rear end is a roller, so we start on the front.



Atlas II gets bolted up:


Onto chopping the front apart






 
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