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I finally got around to joining up, it feels good to be able to contribute to the site that has helped me so much. I have a 91 xlt 4 door, 4x4. It had a command start and bug shield when I bought it. Mods I've done (with alot of help from ld50) are:

add-a-leafs
Warrior shackles
Modified Warrior shock skid plates
vent shades
custom grill insert
extended breather hoses
K&N Conical filter
Rancho shocks
cb with antenna mounted at rear brake light
Warn Manual hubs
Front tow hooks
32 x 11.5 x 15" BFG Mud KM
15 x 8" American racing wheels
"Twister" muffler
4:10 gears with a detroit full carrier locker in the rear
6" Skyjacker lift with SPOA in the rear
Extended stainless steel brake lines


Carson
 



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You need an update there pal!
:D

Yeah I guess I've done alot more than what's on here, I'll update when I install the skyjacker lift but for now here's a current picture.
 

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and i'm curious how you mounted the f150 hooks and what year they came off of...:scratch:

They're mounted to the frame, I'll take a picture of how they are mounted and post it here.
 






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Well I finally did it, the Skyjacker lift is on!!! Here are some before and after pics. It was a long and exhausting weekend but it's done, now to work on the little kinks.
 

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A few more, it turned out a lot higher than I expected. hose are 32 X 11.5 BFG Muds on there now. Time for some bigger tires:D
 

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Looks great, nice work! Get some bigger meats on black steelies. :D
 






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Cool Carson, let's wheel!

I see the ferry lineup there, lol at first I thought you were in a traffic jam.

Doesn't look as high as I thought it would be when talking to you. You asked me if mine felt different and yes it does. :D

Glad you got it done!
 






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looks good
Thanks

Looks great, nice work! Get some bigger meats on black steelies. :D

I think I'll stick with my chrome steelies, but yes I do need some bigger tires:D

Cool Carson, let's wheel!

I see the ferry lineup there, lol at first I thought you were in a traffic jam.

Doesn't look as high as I thought it would be when talking to you. You asked me if mine felt different and yes it does. :D

Glad you got it done!

Yeah I'll have to come up your way for some wheeling.

Yep caught the last ferry Sunday night, they jacked the prices up for me and the three boy's to go over was $167.00

It's alot higher than I thought it would be, don't know why? I got an alignment yesterday although the guy just set the toe (it was out by almost an inch). By feeling different I mean the steering just seems to be pretty loosy goosy, I think I'll get a steering stabilizer he seemed to think that would help. Also I think the new coil springs are a lot softer than the stock ones, I almost feel like I'm floating sometimes??? Anyway I gotta come and see you so you can check things out, make sure I didn't miss anything.
 






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Makes sense that it would be floating if the springs are softer, but you`ll get more flex. You still have your front anti-swaybar in there?
 






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Makes sense that it would be floating if the springs are softer, but you`ll get more flex. You still have your front anti-swaybar in there?

Yeah I still have the front sway bar, I had to make some extensions for it. I need to lower the back maybe 2" also. I guess I can just drill new holes in the warrior shackles and shorten them....I just don't know where I can do it, it would be pretty hard to do without a drill press I'm guessing?
 






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congrads on being elite
 






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I dunno man, it doesn't look that back high to me. Don't forget, you load it up for wheeling or camping and it compresses. I always tried for a higher rear myself.
 






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I dunno man, it doesn't look that back high to me. Don't forget, you load it up for wheeling or camping and it compresses. I always tried for a higher rear myself.

I think it's settled since the pictures, it looks differnet now. You'll have to see it soon. When are we wheelin'?

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Tomorrow!

So did you go? I have a problem now with rubbing on my front sway bar, I don't know how I'm going to fix it.... it didn't rub before the lift???
 






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Finally had some time to add a few modifications to the EX... next I need to get my 33's on!
 

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Got the fog lights on...
 

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Finally got 33's on, it's all coming together :D
 

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Finally got 33's on, it's all coming together :D

Cool man! I gotta get my pc fixed, not sure if my hard drive went soft or my motherboard had an abortion, but it has been out of commission for a while. I hate coming here on iPhone :(
 



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And finally go the pacer flexy flares on!
 

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