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    The comp cut Rubi

    I figured since my build is now full swing it was time I started one of these! lol

    The past couple seasons I been wheeling my 05 Rubicon with a Rubicon Express 3.5 sort arm kit and 33" MTR's. The start of last season I regeared the stock axles to 4.88s and chromo shafts. Both stock lockers were shot, I could only afford to replace the front with an E-locker and left the rear in so it was still limited slip. Surprisingly the 36s fit in the rear with the 3.5" lift with no flares and only minor rubbing at full flex, up front was a different story lol. In the front I started by just modifying my stock fenders to fit the 36s but it looked like poo so I picked up a set of Metalcloak arched front fenders with the 6" flares.

    Even though I only got out 3 times last season due to breaking my foot getting out of a certain green beast of a jeep, the super flex joints in my lower control arms where done for! So I decided instead of wasting money rebuilding them or buying some of the shelf long arm kit it was time to do things right!!!

    So what I'm doing is comp cut to the body and frame, relocate the gas tank, build my own 4 link with johnny's, new skid plate for t-case, trans and oil pan and if time permits 3 link/ long arm the front! Stealing all my ideas from 1 ton builds but sticking with my D44's and 36s lol 1 tons in a year or 2 lol

    Now I'll go through my pics and post up of my progress so far, found one of last season on the 3.5" with the 36s and Metalcloak front fenders
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    Have fun and keep posting, it's a lot of work, but there's lots of good information here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tealj View Post
    Have fun and keep posting, it's a lot of work, but there's lots of good information here.
    I'm having to much fun with this build! cant wait for the May 2-4 so I can see what she's going to be capable of!!!

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    The rear axle out and the frame cut!!! I love cutting up something I paid $22000 for lol
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    The order is a little backwards here lol
    Burning in the frame!!!
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    Frame burned in and body 100% comp cut lol
    What a gangster lean my frame has lol
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    Cutting of the floor for the gas tank!!!
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    The hole in the floor for the tank!!! No more back seat drivers! lmao
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    The comp cut to the body!!!
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    looks good chris,keep up the good work...no more wheelin on weekends..getter done
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    Quote Originally Posted by cowboys666 View Post
    looks good chris,keep up the good work...no more wheelin on weekends..getter done
    Thanks!!!
    Nope no more wheeling!!! Time to buckle down and get her done!!! There will be lots of progress over the next couple weeks!!!

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    Some parts I scored so far!
    4 beadlock rims now just need to find a spare lol
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    A used but working stock Rubicon locker! but thinking I'm going to sell it and just go with a Detroit locker to save the hassle of running new lines for the stock locker
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    CJ tailgate!!!!
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    Re: The comp cut Rubi

    Great looking project. Hope to see where it goes.
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    Subscribed too! Looking good Chris!

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    Yeah subscribed, LOL it is going to be fun following you this year
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redneck Ferrari View Post
    Yeah subscribed, LOL it is going to be fun following you this year
    Lets just hope I have time for the front and not leaving it short armed! Lol

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    Re: The comp cut Rubi

    That's A neat setup. What made you decide to spin the tank around backwards? Or are you planning to keep the rear seat brackets? Cool idea though I like it.

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    Are you going to finnish the top side of the tank with sheet metal for protection? How high will it be?. Will it be too high for rear seats?
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    Looking good buddy! You grabbed a welder did ya?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Curt's_97 View Post
    Looking good buddy! You grabbed a welder did ya?
    Thanks man this is to much fun going through with my build! Yeah grabbed the welder for the week to get the skid in. It's going back to eddies for Saturday then back up to my place for the day Sunday!!! Got all my DOM and my Johnny's for the rear as well as all my steel for the truss and link brackets just need to get bungs and jam nuts and should have them Saturday!!! Rear could be linked this weekend!!!!!

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    So apparently I might need to find a sponsor to find my build! Just got word of a set of 1 tons!!!! Buddy's gonna get back to me with a price!!! Something tells me I'll be passing on these ones lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeeper52 View Post
    Are you going to finnish the top side of the tank with sheet metal for protection? How high will it be?. Will it be too high for rear seats?
    Yeah I'm going to box it in and make the top removable so I can service the tank if ever need be!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drizit View Post
    That's A neat setup. What made you decide to spin the tank around backwards? Or are you planning to keep the rear seat brackets? Cool idea though I like it.
    I spun the tank cause I'm copying a couple builds and that's what they did! Lol
    I haven't run the rear seats for a few years now just used the mount as a tie down! It's coming out now lol

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    Re: The comp cut Rubi

    Quote Originally Posted by chris_rubicon_jeeper View Post
    Grinding fawking sucks!!!! That being said smoke breaks over back to it!!! Lol
    I know the feeling, dynatrac brackets were twice as thick as the stock ones to... Cleaned 2 axles in a row, lost track of the number of disks, and man were my hands numb from the vibration.

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