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My Build: 96 XJ

Old 01-30-2010, 11:01 PM
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well i bought this truck from a kid that was it highschool and it has just over 200k miles on it but it appears to have been well maintained from what i can tell. got it for less than $2K so i feel like i got a good deal. it has a lift on it utilizing a block lift (yuck!) in the rear and lift springs in the front.
my plan is to swap out the lift blocks for 3.5 inch lift leaf springs in the rear and leave the front for now. i also want to start building stuff for it such as bumpers and tube doors but in the future.
anyway here are some pics of it in the snow and i can't wait to get started on it


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Old 01-30-2010, 11:03 PM
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good find. what are your future plans other than getting rid of blocks and bumpers?
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Old 01-30-2010, 11:26 PM
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i want to lift it 4.5 inches and stuff 33" tires under her and then go from there. this forum sucks! because it gives me so many other things to do to my truck. i love it!
on the tap is a lift, tube doors, bumpers, winch, roof rack, then on to the drive train.

i'm new to the 4x4 scene so i'm trying to figure out what to do to this to make it a good trail/ DD rig.
so any and all suggestions are alway appreciated!
thanks,
shane

was just kidding btw before, this forum is great!

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Old 01-31-2010, 02:34 AM
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Cool man. Nice lookin jeep. Gotta love the clearance of 31s in the rear with 3" of lift!! Lol. 4.5 with 33s will def be nicer!!
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