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Old 05-20-2010, 01:40 PM
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Okay guys, here's my build!

What started off as a lowly 1997 XJ that belonged to the state of Illinois, has quickly turned into a "Mean Green XJ Thing"!

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Found out she had Trac Loc!
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sorry to say but there's nothing mean about that. its a stock cherokee. my grandma drives one. what the hell is the grill?
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Originally Posted by xjoffroad View Post
sorry to say but there's nothing mean about that. its a stock cherokee. my grandma drives one. what the hell is the grill?
Its a Nom Nom grille. Its so when he lifts it he can eat hondas.


Nice lookin jeep bro!
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And the last thing for now, wheels, tires, and lift!! 2 inch Fat Bob's Garage Budget Boost, spacers, shackles, and shocks. Bought some TSL Thorn Birds with alloy rims for 200. I know, I know, Thorn turds suck. They aren't all that bad, the back 2 are pretty worn, but my stock tires were gatorin away on me, so I had to get something different.

I think it looks great. The rims are in decent shape. A little bit of rust on em, but I'll fix that this weekend with some turtle wax and a tooth brush.

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Not a fan of the grill...what happens when a rock goes right through it and hits your radiator? other than that, jeeps looking good.
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Originally Posted by xjoffroad View Post
sorry to say but there's nothing mean about that. its a stock cherokee. my grandma drives one. what the hell is the grill?

Didn't get the lift and tires one up fast enough. Sorrr-ee!
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Originally Posted by 01LimitedXJ View Post
Not a fan of the grill...what happens when a rock goes right through it and hits your radiator? other than that, jeeps looking good.

Thanks! And, I guess, a rock hits my radiator. Not to worried about it. Probably should be. Ehh, I'm a teenager, we know everything! Lmao, jk.
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Originally Posted by offroadnut36 View Post
Its a Nom Nom grille. Its so when he lifts it he can eat hondas.


Nice lookin jeep bro!

Thanks man! Didn't even see you're post till I re-read 'em all!

Diggin your rig as well!

And it already eats hondas. Took a Dodge Dakota V6 Magnum yesterday too.
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jeep looks good i would fab something in the middle of the grill like a wire mesh maybe just to keep rocks and other debris from damaging anything
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Yeah, Honestly, never even thought of something like that. Will work on it.
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I like it. Maybe its not practical but its definitely original. Way to think outside the box.
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Originally Posted by lefty84 View Post
I like it. Maybe its not practical but its definitely original. Way to think outside the box.

Thanks bro!

I got the teeth grille idea from this site. Forget dude's name, but his is tight.

And I like to think I think outta da box. I've got both good, bad, and kick-****in-*** in person on the grille.

I plan on keepin the lift at 2 inches as it is now, and goin no bigger than 31's. It kind of looks like a pitbull, with the teeth, and the low wide stance. Not to mention the Up-country package, and police packages help give it a little more zoom-zoom.
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