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Old 10-06-2010, 11:25 PM
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Just bought two weeks ago
1998 4.0 auto
80,000 miles

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painting flares


finished



Painted Rims hammered black



the lift

Getting started

All up on stands

The goodies



taking apart the rear

the front shocks were a real pain

Taking off the leafs

removed rear sway bar

More trouble with the shocks

Removing shackle bolt

Mike and tom done with the shocks

Putting in new leaf packs






new u bolts(cleanest thing on jeep)

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Old 10-06-2010, 11:26 PM
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Finishing up the front

Need to fix sway bar mount

drilling to relocate trac bar

Rear is done

ALL DONE



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new tires 32 115 15 km2's


have jcr prerunner on way and cutting rear fenders
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Old 10-06-2010, 11:28 PM
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Looks good but you should know that the engine you have is not a V formation. It's an inline 6 cylinder.
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two questions, what head lights do you have? and also what degree shim did you get for the rear? or is that one?
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two questions, what head lights do you have? and also what degree shim did you get for the rear? or is that one?
Looks like 2 degrees Iron rock offroad has em
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haha i know i love the inline 6 and i have h4's i dont have any shim in the rear
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haha i know i love the inline 6 and i have h4's i dont have any shim in the rear
You have one on there. The shim is the little triangle piece on the bottom of your leaf pack.
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i know what it is but i dint buy one lol
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i know what it is but i dint buy one lol
Oh ok gotcha sorry don't mean to come off like a jerk dude my bad if it's a little to heavy. Where in NJ are you??
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haha no dude um sussex you?
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nice mane love all the photos
looking good dose it ride good?
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haha no dude um sussex you?

Well I'm currently in Wayne at school. I live in Middlesex county in Milltown. And I spend summers in Ocean county in Lavallette.
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rides like a caddy haha
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putting on pre runner tomorrrow and adding 2in soon
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nice lookin jeep ya got there
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Looks damn good man!
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