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Old 10-09-2018, 07:53 AM
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good lookin xj kid ,3" and 31s is a great set up cant wait to see it transform
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Old 10-09-2018, 10:34 AM
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good lookin xj kid ,3" and 31s is a great set up cant wait to see it transform
Thanks! Me too man

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Old 10-09-2018, 10:36 AM
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I made a clip of my exhaust on YouTube, a few revs , put it in drive and reverse. The last rev was my favorite, sounded pretty good. Here's the clip:

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Look what came in the mail today....

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Old 10-11-2018, 08:16 AM
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get on it !! I wanna see it done son !
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get on it !! I wanna see it done son !
Lol I'm gonna start bombing it with PB blaster today! Really wanna get started on it.
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:50 AM
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Well guys, woke up to a deal on 4wd.com.. 100 dollars off a set of 4 BFG KM3s and 5 percent off the whole order, so I got the tires, rims and lug nuts for a pretty good deal I couldn't pass up.. oh man things are getting good!
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Changed the oil with some Mobil 1 10w30 full synthetic and put a new wix filter on the Jeep yesterday.
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Old 10-11-2018, 11:12 PM
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Changed the oil with some Mobil 1 10w30 full synthetic and put a new wix filter on the Jeep yesterday.
I skimmed your thread again.. and you said it'd be a slow build... but you are moving pretty fast! Looks like you are getting a lot done - good job!
Have you done any other maintenance other than the oil? Although I'm fortunate to have a cooling system in good shape, many people on these forums would suggest looking closely at the cooling system before going too far into other mods. I'm just curious how good of shape everything else is in!

When are you thinking about doing the window/door seals? All I can say is, I recommend doing it indoors (with heat) or during moderate (not cold) weather. It's worth doing (IMO) but I made the mistake of doing mine in a garage in the winter with no heat. Some of the window seals are really frustrating to do with cold hands. But now the wind noise is MUCH more acceptable! It's not as exciting as a lift but it is just nice to get done.

Anyways.. one step at a time. Can't wait to see it with the new parts installed.
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Old 10-12-2018, 01:46 AM
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I skimmed your thread again.. and you said it'd be a slow build... but you are moving pretty fast! Looks like you are getting a lot done - good job!
Have you done any other maintenance other than the oil? Although I'm fortunate to have a cooling system in good shape, many people on these forums would suggest looking closely at the cooling system before going too far into other mods. I'm just curious how good of shape everything else is in!

When are you thinking about doing the window/door seals? All I can say is, I recommend doing it indoors (with heat) or during moderate (not cold) weather. It's worth doing (IMO) but I made the mistake of doing mine in a garage in the winter with no heat. Some of the window seals are really frustrating to do with cold hands. But now the wind noise is MUCH more acceptable! It's not as exciting as a lift but it is just nice to get done.

Anyways.. one step at a time. Can't wait to see it with the new parts installed.
Hey man you're right I just realized I did say it was gonna be slow but things are coming at alot faster rate than I expected! One thing at a time really adds up very quick lol! I guess I have Jeep fever you could say.
Yes I can't remember if I mentioned it previously but I did end up replacing the fuel pump like the day after I first got it lol. Also replaced the serpentine belt. And as for the cooling system my Jeep has yet to have any problems and it runs pretty cool, usually around 205 most of the time and never gets hot. But that is a very good idea, I'm gonna inspect my cooling system a little more and make sure everything is up to shape! About the seals, my grandpa has a garage with a fireplace in it so that will hopefully go pretty well, haven't set a date of when I'll tackle that project but hopefully soon! Thanks for the comments man I really appreciate them!
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Congrats on your purchase. I bought a 4 dr. 1990 Laredo new at the end of '89 (black with dark red interior & turbine wheels). I had it for 5 years before it developed some serious problems with the ABS. You were wise to make the change you did. It was a great vehicle though and I've often wondered what happened to it. I wish that I'd kept it but I now have a 1989 2 dr. Limited so I'm not without! Good luck with your build.
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Just read through your post. That is a great looking jeep. Cannot wait to see the lift and wheels on it. Great job so far.
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Congrats on your purchase. I bought a 4 dr. 1990 Laredo new at the end of '89 (black with dark red interior & turbine wheels). I had it for 5 years before it developed some serious problems with the ABS. You were wise to make the change you did. It was a great vehicle though and I've often wondered what happened to it. I wish that I'd kept it but I now have a 1989 2 dr. Limited so I'm not without! Good luck with your build.
Thank you for the kind words! That must've been a sweet Jeep, I love the red interior in the old Renixes. And yes I'm very glad I decided to scrap the ABS cause it was a nightmare. An 89 2 door limited? Those are pretty rare, nice find!
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Just read through your post. That is a great looking jeep. Cannot wait to see the lift and wheels on it. Great job so far.
Thanks bud, I can't wait either!
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