the vehicle lowered to the floor again, it is time to give the brake
lines at the master cyliner a little massage. Notice the before
and after pictures of the brake lines coiling down. Be sure to give
them a little extra slack to allow for body movement.
is now time for the lengthening of the steering shaft. The steering
shaft slip joint is pinned at the factory with two plastic pins
that lock the slip shafts together. This slip joint is here in case
of an accident, the slip shaft will take up some of the crash energy
before transferring it up into the wheel and causing possible bodily
damage. These pins are shown at the end of the two screwdrivers.
Use a torch to
heat these up until they bubble out, allowing the shaft to be extended
shows the shaft after it has been extended.
we had the upper fan shroud, this is when it would be located on
the radiator, approximately three inches lower than factory. All
that is left now is to re-install the front grill, hook up the battery
and re-install the airbag fuse (if equipped). If you happen to have
a transfer case shifting problem, then pull up the shift boot and
notch the floor slightly so as to allow you to fully engage low
range. We have seen from time to time, under extreme flex, the body
push the transfer lever out of gear. This requires even more floor
last picture is the finished product. The guy on the left is Steve
(who has owned and built many different 4x4's) and the guy on the
right is Scott (who is building a 350 XJ and is known as SKEETER
in the chat room). As some of
you have noticed, those are not the same tires we started with.
They are 33 x 12.50 x 15 MT's