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Post  2003x on 12/30/2011, 5:29 pm

Hello, I am Pat. One of the VP's of the club. I have a 2003 TJ with a long list of parts. 4" Rough Country Long Arm, 1" Body Lift, 35x13.50x15 Toyo MTs, HPD30, Ford 8.8, Nitro 4.88s. Ect,
Any questions please ask!

Here is my build thread with over 1000 pictures and a TON of write ups!
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/2003x-tj-build-944608/






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Post  Ryan McKee on 1/9/2012, 9:44 am

Great pics Very Happy Seems to me like you need to come wheeling with us again.........!

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Post  2003x on 1/13/2012, 1:54 pm

Ryan M wrote:Great pics Very Happy Seems to me like you need to come wheeling with us again.........!

Im glad at least one person replied. Very Happy

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Post  2003x on 3/28/2012, 10:57 pm

Great Jeep Site!

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Post  dongalonga on 3/29/2012, 3:01 am

That is a clean rig. I have to say I like it a lot. Good job man.

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Post  durajeep on 3/29/2012, 10:26 am

was it you i saw around the lake in wakefield last week? i was in the dark red jeep that is the clone to jarrets. i think i was infront of you

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Post  2003x on 4/1/2012, 6:17 pm

durajeep wrote:was it you i saw around the lake in wakefield last week? i was in the dark red jeep that is the clone to jarrets. i think i was infront of you

Yes, LOL. I new your Jeep looked familiar. I shined my KC's on you quick then you took a left at the light. cheers

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Post  durajeep on 4/5/2012, 12:49 pm

my bad i never even saw the lights i was too busy enjoying the weather i guess

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Post  2003x on 4/6/2012, 5:10 pm

durajeep wrote:my bad i never even saw the lights i was too busy enjoying the weather i guess

Yes me too. cheers

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Post  angri on 4/6/2012, 9:44 pm

Pat, thanks for all the write ups you've done. You're one of the biggest reasons I bought a ECGS ford 8.8.

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Post  2003x on 4/6/2012, 11:24 pm

angri wrote:Pat, thanks for all the write ups you've done. You're one of the biggest reasons I bought a ECGS ford 8.8.

Hey, that is awesome, thank you for that. cheers
I was reading through your build thread on here and saw you purchased from ECGS. They are really awesome guys who put out a great product. The axles from them have to be the best mod I have done to date.

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Post  angri on 4/6/2012, 11:31 pm

oh no thank you. The write up and pics made my research so much easier. It was even better to get a review from a local guy.
The new axle certainly is top on my mod list. I'm looking forward to trying out the skid plate and locker. I haven't wheeled since I installed them.
with the skid plate and everything else my front shaft was way to short. I ordered a shaft from Tom Woods. It will be here Monday. Then I can wheel... woohoo

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Post  2003x on 4/7/2012, 10:48 am

angri wrote:oh no thank you. The write up and pics made my research so much easier. It was even better to get a review from a local guy.
The new axle certainly is top on my mod list. I'm looking forward to trying out the skid plate and locker. I haven't wheeled since I installed them.
with the skid plate and everything else my front shaft was way to short. I ordered a shaft from Tom Woods. It will be here Monday. Then I can wheel... woohoo

Very nice. I am currently saving for an Aussie for my D30.

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Post  dongalonga on 4/7/2012, 3:53 pm

Did you consider the Spartan? I like that it comes with the new cross pin and the pins in that locker are beefy. I know the Aussie seems to be a bit more well behaved noise wise. I ask because I am about to order my front locker in a week or so.

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Post  2003x on 4/7/2012, 9:35 pm

dongalonga wrote:Did you consider the Spartan? I like that it comes with the new cross pin and the pins in that locker are beefy. I know the Aussie seems to be a bit more well behaved noise wise. I ask because I am about to order my front locker in a week or so.

I have considered both, my Jeep is my DD and I would like a quiet operation locker. I think they are identical though pretty much. Whats the price difference? Aussie is about $260 shipped.

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Post  dongalonga on 4/8/2012, 3:09 am

You won't believe this, but after some internet searching I got my Spartan tonight for $258.65 shipped from Rock Auto. Guess I will be installing that front locker ahead of schedule. Thanks for the motivation!

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Post  Ryan McKee on 4/8/2012, 3:55 am

dongalonga wrote:You won't believe this, but after some internet searching I got my Spartan tonight for $258.65 shipped from Rock Auto. Guess I will be installing that front locker ahead of schedule. Thanks for the motivation!

Rock Auto sells spartans????? What a Face Did you use a 5% off coupon? They're always running them.

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Post  dongalonga on 4/8/2012, 6:47 pm

Damn I didn't know about the coupon. Oh well can't complain I still got a good deal. I was surprised as well that they carried Spartan lockers.

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Post  dongalonga on 4/8/2012, 6:55 pm

I just sent them an email to see if they will still apply it before the order ships. Fingers crossed. $13 is worth sending an email IMHO.

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Post  2003x on 4/9/2012, 12:00 pm

Thats a really good price for a locker.

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Post  dongalonga on 4/9/2012, 1:16 pm

Yeah I thought so too. I had no choice but to jump on it.

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Post  CrawlingForward on 4/9/2012, 2:22 pm

2003x wrote:
angri wrote:oh no thank you. The write up and pics made my research so much easier. It was even better to get a review from a local guy.
The new axle certainly is top on my mod list. I'm looking forward to trying out the skid plate and locker. I haven't wheeled since I installed them.
with the skid plate and everything else my front shaft was way to short. I ordered a shaft from Tom Woods. It will be here Monday. Then I can wheel... woohoo

Very nice. I am currently saving for an Aussie for my D30.

Hey Pat, the guy who was going to buy my axles/Aussie ran into some financial issues and can't afford them anymore.

If you want, I'll make you the same offer I made him on the Aussie of $200. It's used, but you'd never know it by looking at it.

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Post  2003x on 4/9/2012, 9:56 pm

CrawlingForward wrote:
2003x wrote:
angri wrote:oh no thank you. The write up and pics made my research so much easier. It was even better to get a review from a local guy.
The new axle certainly is top on my mod list. I'm looking forward to trying out the skid plate and locker. I haven't wheeled since I installed them.
with the skid plate and everything else my front shaft was way to short. I ordered a shaft from Tom Woods. It will be here Monday. Then I can wheel... woohoo

Very nice. I am currently saving for an Aussie for my D30.

Hey Pat, the guy who was going to buy my axles/Aussie ran into some financial issues and can't afford them anymore.

If you want, I'll make you the same offer I made him on the Aussie of $200. It's used, but you'd never know it by looking at it.


That's awesome, Does it come with all the correct parts to install it? Northridge 4x4 has it for $259 shipped. I was just looking at it, but checked this forum first to see about the spartan lol. http://www.northridge4x4.com/shop/aussie-locker-dana-30-13027

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Post  CrawlingForward on 4/9/2012, 10:26 pm

Yup, bought it to put in my new axle, but opened it up the night that I got it, only to realize it already had an Aussie in it.

There should be pictures of it in my JeepForum thread.

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Post  angri on 4/9/2012, 10:28 pm

wow sweet

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