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Old 12-04-2011, 10:10 AM
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When i bought this jeep it was completely stock, and it had 86,000 miles on it. I had to replace the exhaust, and fix a ball joint. This is my daily driver so i didnt want to change it a whole lot, but i did plan on putting a 3in rc lift, and custom bumpers. Also i may get a safari rack.
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:15 AM
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As soon as i got the jeep i took it offroad lol. I took it mudding and just crawled through it in 2 wheel. Once i came home and my mom saw what i did with my "daily driver", she was MAD!! haha
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:18 AM
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A buddy of mines dad has a custom safari rack with 4 hella lights on it and only wants a 100 bucks for it so i may go get it today!
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Went today and got the the safari rack and also my front bumper came in today, now im gonna have them powder coated and put on asap!!
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Heres some pics!!
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:28 AM
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Well ive been saving money for my lift for a while now and i finaly purchased it!! So it should be here soon. Me and a fiend of mine will put it on in his car port.
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Old 12-04-2011, 10:37 AM
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God after 4 long hours we put it on. It was hard getting the rear leaf springs off, and of course the rear shock bolts broke off, but i was expecting it bcause it happens on most xj's. But here are some pics of what it looks like now!!
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I took the jeep and had it aligned yesterday and it drives great. There is a slight vibration but im in the process of putting shims on the back so that should take care of it. Also im about to buynew tires and a new heavy duty steering system.
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Well went and bought my new tires, i got a killer deal on some 30x9.50's wranglers. I only paid 325 bucks for all 4!
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Well im completely now haha, i went and bought my new heavy duty tie rod and drag link. Because i had to heat my tie rod up several times to straighten it because of the rocks on the trails up here. So im good to wheeling!!!
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Looks good, keep up the good work!
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Thanks man, i appreciate it!
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Well winters finally here in the mountains, its been 60+ degrees and its nov! But now we can do a little winter wheeling Heres a pic of the jeep in the first snow of the year
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Well i just ordered my new rock crawler street lock rims last night so they should be here for christmas! Next on the list is swaybar disc. and differential covers for front and rear axles. Im also saving money for either a flowmaster or a dynomax exhaust. Im hoping to re-gear my gears soon too, what would be a good ratio for a dd and moderate off roading?
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Nice lookin rig man like where its going keep it up!
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