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Old 04-04-2010, 01:14 PM
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I've started ordering parts, and they are starting to arrive. So I'm making a list with prices and companies. Enjoy!

1996 White XJ classic, mint, full history garage queen, 4000$ (orange county )

Rough Country 6.5 inch Long Arm Flex kit: 1105$ shipped freight from RC.
Front:
High flex coil springs, lower high clearance arms with X-Flex Joints, upper control arms with X-Flex Joints, long arm mounting crossmember, transfer case skid plate, adjustable track bar, drop pitman arm, sway-bar disconnects, and stainless steel brakelines.
Rear:
Rear leaf springs, lifted shackles, u-bolts, and stainless steel brakeline. Shocks: Kit includes (4) High Performance 2.2 series shocks.

Slip yoke eliminator - 200$ RC
Custom CV driveshaft - 200$ RC
steering stabilizer - 40$ RC (500shipped for sye, cvds, st stab)

5-17 inch Aluminum Rubicon wheels - 100$ craigslist
5-32 inch BFG MTR with 75/100% life!!! (3 tires new) - 100$ craigslist
4- 4.5x5 to 5x5 wheel adaptors with 1.5 inch of backspacing to put me back at 4 inches- 220$ shipped with all new lugs, adapt-it-usa.com
Dana 44 - 300$ ready to go, forums
D44 Detroit locker - looking at ~350$
Flowmaster 2 chamber - 100$ installed
k&n cold air with shield - 200$
tank skid - 30$
draw-tite hitch- 20$ from junkyard

Pics and edits to follow...I'm just getting started!

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Old 04-04-2010, 03:42 PM
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As she sits today:

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that thing is a beauty. can't wait to see the finished product
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That's a clean(mall cruiser) LOL..j/k can't wait to see its transformation..
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Old 04-05-2010, 04:16 AM
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U can't wait to see it ? how u think I feel waiting on backorder from RC?!
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U can't wait to see it ? how u think I feel waiting on backorder from RC?!
haha Probably very very anxious! Nice build list man, and a very clean jeep to start off with too!
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Old 04-05-2010, 01:38 PM
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Thanks bro. I'm foamin at the mouth!
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Thanks bro. I'm foamin at the mouth!
lol Good to hear!
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Looks good, I like the wrangler wheels on the xj,
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wow that thing is clean are you sure you want to wheel it?
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when your ready for the shake down run let me know!!! I've got a few spots where we can go see what it will do.
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I hope y'all believe me when I posted this....

















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omg :flex:
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Tonka toy? Hahah

I LOVE IT.

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It's ..... BEAUTIFUL.
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