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Jefe's 2000 XLT SAS


Jefe

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Jefe's SAS Project Thread

Setup consists of:

Front:
Rubicon Express Long Arms for TJ's
Custom D44 front axle:
-High Pinion
-4.88's
-Elec-trac
-TJ width (~2" wider than stock explorer)
-TJ brackets
-Chevy outers; 11" disk brakes, Warn premium hubs, 5x5.5 bolt pattern
Sway-a-way RaceRunner coil-overs:
-2" reservoir, 14" travel shock
-dual rate Eibach springs; 250, 300
1st gen. steering gear box
-hybrid steering shaft
Custom steering links
-1 1/4" .120 Chromoly
-3/4" heims

Rear:
SOA
Stock leaf springs (for now)
Warrior shackle
MORE wheel spacers:
-1" spacer
-5x4.5 to 5x5.5 conversion

A few of the test runs:

Rowher Trail

Truckhaven

Last Chance Canyon
 
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I said it in the project thread, but I'll say it again... That turned out awesome :D and I can say that it works as good as it looks since I've wheeled with him :D
 




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ya Jefe, definately looks awesome, makes me wanna convert!!!
 




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Extremely Nice Rig Jefe!!

How do you like the Electrac up front? How is the ride in unlocked, limited slip mode? I have never ridden in a truck with LS up front and was curious about it.
 




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Originally posted by Robb
Extremely Nice Rig Jefe!!

How do you like the Electrac up front? How is the ride in unlocked, limited slip mode? I have never ridden in a truck with LS up front and was curious about it.
The Electrac is awesome. The l/s isn't even noticable, except when its needed. And if you need a bit more, just lock it up. :)

In the two days I was out at Truckhaven testing the SAS out, I probably only locked the front a half dozen times. And half of those I probably didn't need it, the l/s would have done fine, it was just a cautionary measure.
 




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Thanks for the info Jefe!

For some reason, I didn't ask everything I wanted to about the Electrac.:confused:

Does your rig ever see the road now that it is done? How is the Electrac onroad. I can definately see the advantage offroad, by not constantly having to go to full lock, but how is its onroad manners with LS?

Sorry I had to ask another question instead of wording my first one more correctly! I have run across a deal on a Electrac and it caught my interest, but the truck will still see its fair share of the road.
 




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Originally posted by Robb
Thanks for the info Jefe!

For some reason, I didn't ask everything I wanted to about the Electrac.:confused:

Does your rig ever see the road now that it is done? How is the Electrac onroad. I can definately see the advantage offroad, by not constantly having to go to full lock, but how is its onroad manners with LS?

Sorry I had to ask another question instead of wording my first one more correctly! I have run across a deal on a Electrac and it caught my interest, but the truck will still see its fair share of the road.
Yes, my rig is still my daily driver. . however, I've got manual hubs, so the l/s is not a problem :p

However, I did break the gears in on-road. The L/s is noticable, but not bad at all. Its milder than my brothers True-Trac.
 








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jefe what shock are you running in the rear
do you know the sizes or have a shot of how you mounted them thank I'm wondering how I should go about mounting my new shocks

thanks alot
 




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