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Old 02-20-2013, 03:05 PM
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This is my first xj build, starting stock with my 2000 xj classic 4.0 auto.

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So there she is. Bought it in October for $2,600 and since then I've been broke so I haven't done much to it. When I first got it it had stupid impractical flimsy step bars on the side and I took them off right away. Sorry no pics of the step bar but trust me its something you don't want to see.

I just recently sold my over engineered piece of European garbage for $1,700 so I'm no longer broke!

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So while I was broke I ripped out the old aftermarket head unit and old cardboard speakers and replaced them with some good quality pioneers



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Then wired up my 12" pioneer sub to my 800 watt



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So other than a new system she sits stock...for now
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Old 02-20-2013, 03:23 PM
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What's to come.

-lift 4.5 inches (prolly full leafs because the old ones are sad and rusty and I live in Plowtown u.s.a. Aka Buffalo)

-35's on cragar D's

-re gear axles to 4.88

-possible engine mods

-trim fenders, fab up some bumpers, and some personal style

This thread will be pretty slow until spring because I HATE working in the cold and it's very cold up here



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Here's a snowdrift I discovered in my back seat today. Don't know if its cause the boor wasn't closed all the way or a bad seal

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So until spring ill be saving up for the build and stocking up on parts, while trying to keep this build up to date.
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haha i had a jetta before my first xj. that thing was JUNK!!! i couldnt evern put a head unit in that thing with out re wireing the entire sound system
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Originally Posted by cleenrob View Post
haha i had a jetta before my first xj. that thing was JUNK!!! i couldnt evern put a head unit in that thing with out re wireing the entire sound system
They are almost impossible to work on, everything that broke I "Americanized"
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Starting to buy parts for the jeep, bought this today


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And these (; 15x10.5 should be a nice fit for 35s


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Just got to save a little more for tires and 4.88 gears then I can lift her and start trimming the fenders to fit 35s
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Originally Posted by jamorrowxj View Post

They are almost impossible to work on, everything that broke I "Americanized"
Haha i fixed a broken fuel line fitting with a brake line fitting lmao

I spent like 1400 bucks on having the head rebuilt because of ONE BENT VALVE
JUNK
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Just got my steelies in today, a lot bigger than I imagined lol starting to put into perspective how big the 35s are gonna be. My lift kit should be here tomorrow and meanwhile I'm on the hunt for tires, I don't want to pay $800 for them new so I'm trying to find used tires for cheaper with 50% tread or over.


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My lift kit is in and I bought bedliner to cover my axles to keep them protected as well as make them look clean. I'm also going to check out some 35" monster mudder tires that I found on Craigslist for $400 tomorrow. They have a lot of tread left on them and they come on rims that i can sell and for that price it's a steal, but idk how the old school tread will look on my clean 00' xj

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Monster mudders are mounted on my wheels, back 2 are wider than front, back is 14" front is 12"

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Bed lining my axles and painting diffs



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Sized up the tires for a little inspiration

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