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Old 10-04-2010, 09:16 PM
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Hey guys i cant believe i havent made a build thread, i have done a good bit to the jeep but just havnet really cared to tell. so here goes.

first off put a lift on, 2" RE BB, and painted black rims




then a year later put a 3" lift on, no pics of this sorry, this is how it sits with it on

trimmed the air dam thing on the front bumper


built a roof rack out of pvc, actually held up very well and here are the lights i put on top and what they can do, not too bad at all, i like them



my air conditioning hasnt worked in a while so i decided to take the doors off and make some tube doors.


i upgraded to a bigger grinder blade and its awesome
thats my welder




does this look like a soft door?


i didnt want to get a ticket so i put some mirrors on, pretty simple

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then i felt like people in the rear should have the same no door feeling



so this is what happened this weekend, i started a bumper build, tried to, its harder than in looks, the front swoops down which i didnt like so i cut it off,

then i reinforced it which you have to do people!!!!





i cut these brackets, i felt like they did nothing


start of brackets, i couldnt get 1/4 inch so i decided to get 3/16 and double it up for a beef front bumper

torch was great to use for plug welds



my torch started messing up so i had to use my trusty angle grinder then it started to catch fire, she was so great to me RIP


so i went out to buy an awesome new one, i recommend this one to anyone


if you can tell we put the horns up into the wheel wells more,


drilling some mount holes




left side mounted, yes only three holes for now, when i get back to it i will drill more and when i fix my torch

that blue piece on the left is what im building the bumper out of, 2x4 .25 thinckenss, so i can hit you with it and not dent plus i got a 7foot piece for 12 bucks!

thats how it sits, more updates will be done in a few weekends, im in college and its a slow build process, everything is bought with my own money, the jeep, every tool i have, every piece of metal i bought so you cant tell me anything less. ive been making rock guards and roof racks to afford this expensive hobby, it also helps me relax and just calms me down, i love it and wouldnt change it for anything. enjoy, comments and questions or concerns are always greatly appreciated! thanks

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also that is a spare tire in the wheel well that you see, my other one is flat and will be working on it tomorrow
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lookin' good bro!
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lookin' good bro!
thanks man, i like how your sig, says lift and 31's in the works, man that has been awhile ago and still not lift
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so this weekend i will hopefully, test some flex, build some rock rails, roof rack maybe, trim fenders? but mainly finish my front bumper
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Nice build man! I love those rims painted black! Keep it up!
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thank you finally someone comments! more will be done this week
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those rims are sick. i got the same ones thinking about doing the same
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Diggin the fab work.
Do you have any pics with the "soft" doors on?
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Looks good man. You've done a lot of work. I see you know how to weld. A trade that will never die! Good work man!
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Originally Posted by Jeep450r View Post
Diggin the fab work.
Do you have any pics with the "soft" doors on?
well the clear vinyl on the door has killed the sewing machine i was using, so im still working on them, kinda sucks, but once finished i think they would be cool
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got some 100w replacement bulbs for my baja lights, i never knew they made them, i put them in pics will be up soon. Now i cant decide whether to upgrade the other baja lights or just use my hellas??? help? what ya think?
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finsihed the front bumper this weekend and wired those bajas with a relay but still blowing fuses. also i added probably two inchs of lift to my rear, its higher than the front now. also noticed while driving back to school my steering is messed up, so i need to go to the junk yard to get a GC one
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here are pics from the weekend, first is how to change out your bulbs on lights, pretty much same process for everylight

Baja bulbs changing 50watts to 100 watts, sweet!!!



take off the housing



you see this



then you gotta take this spring thing off



take out the bulb



put new bulb in



looks like this and your done

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