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2001 Jeep XJ (The Tank)

Old 05-07-2016, 11:23 AM
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2001 Jeep XJ, Completely Stock. Picked it up two years ago for $900. Had around 155,xxx. Good Minimal rust. Guy used it for deer hunting and that's it. I'm the second owner.

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Modifications done up to date

  • Rebuilt Engine & transmission
  • Replaced Dash lights Blue
  • Cut Most Rust and welded new sheet metal.
  • Catalytic Converter
  • Flowmaster Super 44
  • Aftermarket Speakers & Subwoofer
  • Smoked tail lights & Turn Signals
  • Paint the Whole car & Sub-frame with bed-liner
  • Install 4.5" Rough Country Lift
  • Install Rear Leaf Springs
Future Goals
  • Add External Led Bars
  • Install Snow tires
  • Oracle Headlights
  • Update All Exterior Lights to HID
  • Weld Up a Custom Front/Back Bumper
I will be updating this thread as i get things done.




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Old 05-07-2016, 02:16 PM
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Looks like a pretty nice Jeep. Enjoy.

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Old 05-07-2016, 08:07 PM
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Thanks @RSWiser,
So all day yesterday and today i spent sanding the whole jeep with 80grit. Here are a few pictures.

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I Also received my 4.5" Rough Country Lift. My Cat was waiting for it as anxious as me.


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I Will be installing My lift tomorrow and patch some rust up!
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Old 05-08-2016, 03:52 AM
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I actually went and looked at this jeep a year ago when it was on CL. Nice start to the build.
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Old 05-08-2016, 07:30 PM
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Removed more rust and patched the rear corner bumper frame. Busy day.

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After sanding and slapping bondo on some spots I replaced almost the whole suspension.

Out with the old
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Old 05-11-2016, 09:11 AM
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It's been raining in Milwaukee for the past 2 days. Not much work I can do to the jeep
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:01 AM
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Rain rain go away. It will look good painted. Are you going to sand with any finer sand paper or just spray it after the 80 grit?
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Old 05-12-2016, 08:07 PM
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Got the rust on the rear Axle and the rust on the rear bracket bumper today. Installing my leaf sprigs tomorrow with my rear shocks.

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Subbed. Looking good man.
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Old 07-13-2016, 09:01 PM
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Been extremely busy but i painted my whole jeep this past weekend.
Enough of the talk, here are more pictures.

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Old 07-14-2016, 11:57 AM
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That is too cool for school!!!
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I'm waiting for some misc Screws, U-Clips, etc..

In the meanwhile a Front end pic..

I have also Updated my To do list..



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Old 07-26-2016, 07:53 PM
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It's been a few weeks since I've updated. I ordered new LED Headlights for the jeep and painted the grill assembly and headlight housing...

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Here are my new TEMPORARY headlights.. (I set my eyes on some real Halos)
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Old 08-07-2016, 10:24 AM
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Got a little more done to the jeep. Smoked new taillights, swapped a few goodies. Still waiting on tons of parts to be delivered.

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Old 08-10-2016, 09:12 AM
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Looking good, unique for sure! I like the gloss black accents. I have the same headlights. Keep up the good work!
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