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Old 11-24-2011, 05:12 PM
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Well I got it in January 2011 with 3" block spacer lift for $2500.

Then I decided to get rid of all that and installed rough country 6.5 x-series kit with drop brackets
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Old 11-24-2011, 05:15 PM
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Then I started cutting. Ran 33s on 15x10s for awhile then picked up some tj rubi wheels with 35" nitto mud grapplers
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Old 11-24-2011, 05:17 PM
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Then I got sick of the glossy spray bomb job that was on it and decided to paint it all flat black. Undercoated up to the body line
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I didn't really like the way it sat so high in the rear so I added an 1.5" spacer up front
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Then I got tired of the rubi wheels. Just didn't stick out far enough and was rubbing all over even with wheel spacers. So I picked up some 16x10 4"bs 52 series rockkrawlers
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Old 11-24-2011, 05:33 PM
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So far this is what I have...

98 xj sport
D30/8.25

Rough Country 6.5" X-series
Nitro shocks
Control arm drop
Rough Country shackle relocation boxes
Ironrock offroad hack n tap
16x10 4"bs rockkrawlers
35/12.5/16 nitto mud grapplers
Ironrock offroad otk steering(just ordered)
Ironrock offroad double sheer trac bar(just ordered)

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Longarms (ironrock offroad or tnt)
Gears, shafts, lockers (all being done over winter)
Front/rear bumpers, rock rails (getbentkustoms local shop building them this winter)
Shocks (bilstein or doetsch tech)
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Nice rig man!
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Thanks! There's always something to do or add to it. I'm not sure if that's good or bad. Lol keeps me busy
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Do u still got the rubi rims? If so wanna sell em?
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Yeah.. someone suppose to pick them up tomorrow though.
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pooooooop. well good luck with the sale
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Forgot about this thread lol..

Well since last time I updated I've installed iro otk steering, double sheer trac bar, rc shackle relocation, and bilstein 5125s. I'll get some pics up later. Phone is being stupid right now
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How do you like the bilstien 5125s??? Im very interested to see how it helped the ride with short arms??

Good build by the way!
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Huge improvement over the rc shocks I had. I've got drop brackets too so short arms aren't too bad. Hoping to pick up some long arms next month. Just trying to make up my mind. 3 link or 4 link. I know I don't want radius arms bc of the unloading I keep hearing about.
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