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Old 04-01-2013, 09:18 AM   #401
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got my junk roadworthy again. going to beat on it this weekend.

Just curious, why did you go with a PSC steering stabilizer rather than something like a Bilstein?
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Old 04-01-2013, 01:11 PM   #402
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I want a version of this with the new engine.

40" tires with no lift(massive cutting/work).

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Old 04-01-2013, 01:45 PM   #403
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They are very reliable and the extra torque is great when adding weight and tires. Test drive it and see what you think.
Booked a test drive for Saturday.
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Old 04-01-2013, 02:18 PM   #404
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Make sure you try both the auto and the manual and if you want a 2 door test drive the 4 door. Take it up to highway Speed and also find some crappy road with lots of bumps and try it there. If possible test the hardtop as well as a soft top. Make sure you report back here before you buy so I can go over the options with you.
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Old 04-01-2013, 09:47 PM   #405
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Just curious, why did you go with a PSC steering stabilizer rather than something like a Bilstein?
its a hydraulic assist system. its a hydraulic ram that is powered by the power steering pump, but the steering box is still connected and they work together. this adds a tremendous amount of steering power- much more than a stock power steering setup.
when wheeling with a front locker and the tires aired down, it can be very difficult to turn the tires since they want to turn at a different rate. it becomes nearly impossible to turn the steering wheel sometimes when the vehicle is not moving.

a full hydro system, or a hydro assist system overpowers the binding between the wheels and the tire grip and allows for easier turning. for a longer wheelbase rig like mine (115") on a tight trail, it helps a lot.
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Old 04-01-2013, 10:32 PM   #406
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its a hydraulic assist system. its a hydraulic ram that is powered by the power steering pump, but the steering box is still connected and they work together. this adds a tremendous amount of steering power- much more than a stock power steering setup.
when wheeling with a front locker and the tires aired down, it can be very difficult to turn the tires since they want to turn at a different rate. it becomes nearly impossible to turn the steering wheel sometimes when the vehicle is not moving.

a full hydro system, or a hydro assist system overpowers the binding between the wheels and the tire grip and allows for easier turning. for a longer wheelbase rig like mine (115") on a tight trail, it helps a lot.
Awesome. Any worry that the extra power will snap something? Seems like the feedback of "if you turn one more inch Im gonna snap" will be removed no?
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Old 04-01-2013, 11:48 PM   #407
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not with a dynatrac pro rock 60, the weak point in the drivetrain is the driveshafts, and those are free of the stress of a hydo assist. the knuckles, steering arm, and axle housing won't quit.
if anything, it might pull tires of the rims (will no resistance), but its not likely with a spotter.
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Simply bc I find myself drooling over JKU's more and more.
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Simply bc I find myself drooling over JKU's more and more.
Haha...Im going to finish building mine by years end. Having a lifetime warranty makes this thing a keeper. I haven't driven the s2000 is a year. Took her out yesterday for maintenance and a ride...forgot how damn fast that thing was. Feels like a spaceship after driving the Jeep for 2 years.

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Haha...Im going to finish building mine by years end. Having a lifetime warranty makes this thing a keeper. I haven't driven the s2000 is a year. Took her out yesterday for maintenance and a ride...forgot how damn fast that thing was. Feels like a spaceship after driving the Jeep for 2 years.
Sell it to me.

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Old 07-15-2013, 04:09 PM   #411
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I could never sell it. Tried to twice (trade in) and backed out. Too much blood and sweat in that thing. Sorry
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:34 PM   #412
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Rain or shine.. It doesnt matter.. Still love mine
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I'd give it a good home and a good work out most days...except during the winter.
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:49 PM   #414
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Someone steal your doors again? I hate it when that happens.
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My mod buying finger continues to get closer and closer to the "confirm purchase" button when looking at suspension.

Been so lazy though, have had my LED light bars for a couple few months now and have yet to install them...times like these I wish I was more inclined with fabrication to make the mounts.
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Bump. I'm starting to feel the itch to trade in/sell the Tahoe and get a JKU.
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Aaaand... that was quick.

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Aaaand... that was quick.

EDIT: sorry, the pictures suck. I'll take some decent ones soon.
haha congrats dude. i'm sure you scored a killer deal if you bought it within 12 hrs
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Aaaand... that was quick.

EDIT: sorry, the pictures suck. I'll take some decent ones soon.
Start emptying your wallet. Any plans?
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haha congrats dude. i'm sure you scored a killer deal if you bought it within 12 hrs
It wasn't bad at all. Things just fell into place and we drove home with it.
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Start emptying your wallet. Any plans?
Not for the time being. It's my wife's car (it replaces her Tahoe) so it will mostly be a suburban kid taxi/grocery-getter. But at some point (like when the tires wear out) we'll look towards a modest lift and some larger tires. It already has the 3.73 gearing so we should be able to turn some larger tires without difficulty.
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