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Old 08-17-2012, 05:16 PM
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Default Dubs Taylor XJ Build! Its about time i made one

Why didnt i make a good one of these. Well here it is

Started with this jeep. the truck i learned to drive in an was used harder then anything ever should.


To what it is currently





Current MODS

Front Axle & Suspension
HP Dana 30

RC 4.5” coils
RC drop brackets
Ironman 4x4 upper and lower full adjustable control arms
Steering box brace plate
Ironrock lower shock mount
RC extended brake lines
6" drop pitmen arm

In progress
Super 30 inner axle tubes
Rokmen riddled diff cover
C-gussets and mid tube gussets
G2 4.88 gears
Heavy duty lower control arm brackets

Rear Axle & Suspension

Chrysler 8.25 welded
Stock main leaf with ford ranger bastard pack
2” Rear lift shackles
1 ” steel shim blocks

In progress

Ford 8.8 31 spline disk brakes with ford LSD carrier
Rear full custom gusset
G2 super 4.88 gears
Rokmen riddled diff cover
Custom shock relocation upper and lower
Ruff Stuff specialties 3 position 3/8 perches
 
Front End

Custom winch Bumper
Smittybilt XRC 8000lbs winch
Rokmen weld-in shackles mounts and shackles
2 Keeper and 2 Reese tow power 10000 lbs Tow hooks
Sea Craft heat vents

In progress

Set of PIAA Super White driving lights (Top of winch mount)
Underbody rock lights
Maybe header wrap
 
Rear End

Custom tube bumper with taillight bars
Reese Class 3 Hitch
In hitch drop tire carrier with cb antenna
Rokmen weld-in shackles mounts and shackles
2 Reese tow power 10000 lbs Tow hooks

In Progress

Full steel gas tank skid
Custom upper shock mounts
Underbody Rock Lights
 
Sides

Custom Diamond Plate Rockers
Bushwacker Cutout Flares
Custom Steel Diamond quarter Protectors

In Progress

Full wheel to wheel rocksliders
Underbody Rock lights

Roof

Custom Full Roof Rack
Custom mounts
Hi lift mount
Full top cargo net
In progress
Front 4 Fog Lamps 65W bulbs
Sides Flood Lamps
Rear custom Upper Rack LED Stop & Turn Bars
Reverse Lamps

Also in progress is

Ruff Stuff Uni Body Stiffeners
Custom belly skid

The Gut

Mostly stock stuff but the 12v plugs gauges switches cargo lights CB radio and head deck

Want to make tool boxes and supply locations

Drive train stuff

K&n filter magnaflow exhaust accel coil yellow top battery 125amp big alternator 4g wire front mount transmission cooler


 
 there could be more. I just dont remember as of now
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Old 08-18-2012, 12:50 PM
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Should i paint the rubby wheels flat part gloss black and green met inner
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How dare you put Ford wheels on a Cherokee.
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Old 08-18-2012, 01:11 PM
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How dare you put Ford wheels on a Cherokee.

cheap cheap

there tires where nicer then the tires on the xj rims
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How dare you put Ford wheels on a Cherokee.
Lol a buddy of mine has Jeep wheels on a Ford Ranger.
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good Start man, Keep doing what you are doing, you will have a nice rig in a very short time.
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good Start man, Keep doing what you are doing, you will have a nice rig in a very short time.

Thanks my friends call it the garage king
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Well i found alot of new things i have to fix. I have alot of body work to do and unibody cleaning and protecting the medal

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got a new used 8.25 and i cant wait to drive it again
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I HAVE to know, has that welded 8.25 held up pretty descent?
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I HAVE to know, has that welded 8.25 held up pretty descent?

i broke the spriders on the trail so we welded them up. ran it for over a year did give me any problems put it twisted the unibody and leafs mounts up. wont suggest it
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Started my stiffiners and belly pan and rocksliders

The broken and bent crossmember



The stiffiner

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