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Old 06-21-2010, 11:49 PM
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Well here she is. I have always watched these builds trying to find some good stuff here and there so I thought I would post up my first one that I wrecked and the new one I have now. Plan on starting a winch bumper in the next few weeks and doing some more rear lift along with sye and lebaron vents off my old one. Also I'll post some pictures of my homemade rock rails tomorrow.
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The New from 2x4 to 4x4


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Old 06-22-2010, 09:58 PM
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Looking good.. I guess your right red 5 speed's are your thing to have two in a row..........What happened to the front of the first one...........
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Very nice, i like it so it was a two wheel drive and you converted to 4x4?
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It got smashed into the back of a Harley Truck lol I was looking for a heat shield shifter cover and the wet roads the jeep didn't stop in time but oh well it was all for the better in the long run I think. And yea bought it as a 2x4 cause it was a 5-speed and just put a new clutch in so I really wanted another and this was a the cheapest one I could find. Bought the new one with 245,000 miles but had a motor in the old one with only about 5,000 on the rebuild so I switched all the money I had in the old one into the new one.
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Here are some pictures of the rock rails I just recently built. I think they turned out great since they were made out of some spare steal That was laying around the house. All in all they cost about $10 in bolts hope you enjoy. It's all 3/16's 1x2 main beam 1x1 everywhere else and 1x1 angle for the pinch seam.



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Old 06-27-2010, 06:24 PM
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Well I installed some Lebaron Hood vents and changed the latch setup on my rear bumper today will post pictures when I get them loaded up.
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Sweet jeep man!

sucks you crashed your first one, this one looks clean tho!

Also what type of bike is that? it looks like an old FSR with linear pull brakes
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It's a Diamondback older model don't know much about it just starting to try to get into bikes. My dad gave it to me to use at college. Here are some pictures of what I got done and with the 2 inch adjustable shackles I installed to 1 3/4 inch to level out the rear better. Also I did the latch this way because the old one kept coming undone while four wheeling.







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Old 06-27-2010, 09:55 PM
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Here is some video of the other weekend which made me decide to get some two inch lift shackles.
http://s161.photobucket.com/albums/t...rent=Video.mp4
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good idea on latch design.

Also, if you need any help/info on mountain biking, road biking, fixed gears, or anything to do with biking PM me and i will gladly help you out.

I not only ride but i build. and have an extensive collection
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Ok sweet I will keep that in mind.
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Well i got started on measurements for the front winch bumper and the brackets installed should start the build up very soon and will get some pictures once some real work starts.
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Well I have started work on the front bumper this is how it currently sits and I can add exact measurements of everything if there is interest.






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Well i Built a custom front winch bumper here is the write up.
https://www.cherokeeforum.com/f58/cu...x2/#post624248
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Just wanted to add a little bit on here.
a little video
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