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Help With A TT And Shackles

Discussion in 'Offroad 4x4 Runs Planning and Discussion' started by UtahX, June 21, 2011.

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  1. UtahX

    UtahX Well-Known Member

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    Anyone in Northern Utah that can help me with this. I have no tools, or place to do this, just the parts and willing to help out. Most I talk to (shops) will not do it, or are asking hundreds to do it.
     
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  3. Heath

    Heath Elite Moderator Intoxicator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    If you want to bring it up to Idaho Falls you me and a buddy could knock that out in a just a couple of hours tops... Long drive for that though... Not sure if it would save you much with the cost of gas...
     
  4. UtahX

    UtahX Well-Known Member

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    Really appreciate the offer, let think about it. Cost of gas will be a bitch. How many miles one way, you know?
     
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    Heath Elite Moderator Intoxicator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Not a clue. I'm sure mapquest could tell you though. I live in zip code 83442.
     
  6. UtahX

    UtahX Well-Known Member

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    About 205 miles one way.:(
     
  7. NHarris

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    I know this is an old thread, but did you ever get that lift kit on?
     
  8. UtahX

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    Nope not yet.
     
  9. Heath

    Heath Elite Moderator Intoxicator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Holy crap...
     
  10. NHarris

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    I could give you a hand one of these days... I've done the lift on my 3rd gen, so I can probably do a 2nd gen...
     
  11. Heath

    Heath Elite Moderator Intoxicator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    Shackles and a TT, as long as you have an air gun for the TT its CAKE... If not you'll need to get the front end off the ground... Shackles are just a few bolts and bam you're done...
     
  12. CharlieMedic

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    Well Heath is closer to you than I am (Im in Nampa, ID 20 miles west Boise) and even he is still a longs way from ya. If your around this area give me a haller ill help you out.
     
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    Heath it makes me laugh that you are running around volunteering my services lol. Utahx if you need to bring it up here we can get your lift on, like Heath said its a ways off though, let us know man.
     
  14. Heath

    Heath Elite Moderator Intoxicator Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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    You'll fix whatever I volunteer you for because you're my bitch!
     
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    Yeah, that's a long drive. Thanks for the generous offer though. With the price of gas keep going up, not sure I want to do this anymore, cause I would be putting 32" on. Still sitting on the fence though.
     
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    Sounds like a good excuse for a tech night/meet and greet to me.
     
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    If you decide not to put those shackles on, I'll gladly buy them from you. I have a very intimidated looking explorer that needs a lift kit.

    And actually with a lift and larger tires, you probably could pull 1-2mpg with that 3.73 gearing.
     
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    Depending on how long the project would take there is a possibility I would have a place for you in Sugar House. No air guns though :( but I do have jack stands and ramps.
     
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    The TT part will be hard w/o air tools, but it can be done. You'll definitely have to get the front end up off the ground to do it w/o air. Have a good long breaker bar ready too.
     






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