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Old 06-11-2014, 04:56 PM
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Figured I should post it here so I can get some valuable insight

Heres the rig on day of purchase (April 19th 2014)


and then one after begging my girlfriend (professional detailer) to help clean it up, took a bloody long time!


After installing a 3" coil and add a leaf kit, I also got some wicked nice 31" kumho mud tires,


Noticed the rear was sagging so had to add in new leafs, I thought 3.5" leaf springs would be good, but they're HUUGE! i didnt account for the 1.5" of sagging..
but its turned out, good enough,





Next up is to armor it up. Side rails, bumpers, ect. Possibly Chasis stiffeners, but im no welder..

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Old 06-11-2014, 10:30 PM
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Nice and clean!! looks good man, got any future plans for it? Those leafs should settle after after driving and some good wheeling.
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:18 AM
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Yeah I ordered up a hose to get a cowl intake going (or a snorkel.. still in between the two ideas)
Rock Sliders
Front and Rear ORFab Tube Bumpers
Swab Bar quick disconnects (sooner than later)
Skid Plates

Once I get all that installed and purchased, I should be done spending for at least a month or so, or my GF will kick my ***
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Old 07-06-2014, 07:18 PM
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Fixed up the rust on the rear quarter panels

Just grinded them down added a primer and bed liner spray




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First off, Beautiful jeep man. How did you fix the rust? Cant tell with the flare on. My jeep had the exact same rust, I ended up just Buying a new quarter panel and cutting the old one off though.

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Old 07-07-2014, 08:28 AM
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First off, Beautiful jeep man. How did you fix the rust? Cant tell with the flare on. My jeep had the exact same rust, I ended up just Buying a new quarter panel and cutting the old one off though.
Thanks! I just grinded away the surface rust, and got as much as possible off, the primed it, and sprayed bed-liner. Figure if the rust comes back I`ll just do it again.

Under the flares there is a ton of metal that has been eaten away from rust. so eventually it will need to be replaced, but this is good a fix till next year.
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Old 07-21-2014, 08:34 AM
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Got some more mods up. Got my disconnects and sliders in

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Old 10-24-2014, 08:30 AM
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Been a while since I've been back. Got a lot of work done on the ol jeep, and have some bumpers on order. Few new things including custom decal, home-made roof rack, sway bar discos, and now I have a big pile of things to do. Installing my rear bumper tomorrow front is in the mail

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Rad Jeep man! Did you just paint some JKS discos metallic blue? Looks cool. Also, what axles and other equipment does it have? You can always get a build sheet from Chrysler if you're curious.
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Rad Jeep man! Did you just paint some JKS discos metallic blue? Looks cool. Also, what axles and other equipment does it have? You can always get a build sheet from Chrysler if you're curious.
I bought some new ones but my dad liked em, so he gave me 50 bucks and we traded. I got his old he got my new. so yup a a painted up pair of JKS. Its a Dana 35 front and a Chrysler 8.25 rear.
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Got my front and rear bumper in finally getting around to posting here, thoughts?





OrFab Rear HD bumper





JCR front bumper





Next project - rebuild my savings account
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