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bmikes 08-04-2012 07:33 PM

project flipper!!
 
Hey y'all!! So i rolled my xj last weekend and so im rebuilding her now. I plan on chopping the top, full dom roll cage, partial engine rebuild, replacing the leaf springs, hopefully put in my gc springs for about an inch more lift (i only.have 2" bb right now :/ ) also somehow i want to make bed side tool/storage boxes like in the new ram trucks, a spare tire carrier, hopefully do a 'mini tub' on the rear fenders i think it's called, and when its done i want to use aluminum diamond plate on my bed area.

I have a two door, so its gonna be kinda tight but im leaving room behind the front seats for two small seats im back that face towards each other. Like in crew cab trucks.

Another thing is, hopefully when i get the money, im also going to put in 5 point harness seats and use my middle cross bar of the cage as my harness post. I don't know how many pictures ill be able to get up because im doin this off of my phone but ill try to do as many as i.can!

let me know what you all think, questions, comments, whatever you want to say is welcome! im always ears for tryin to learn from others on here.

Thanks for lookin!

bmikes 08-04-2012 07:35 PM

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I have pictures of it on its top at like 2am. And pics of the after math the next day, and all the work I've done so far! I've popped most of the dents, straightened the a pillar, and i just got my windshield in today!! :) im planning on chopping tomorrow or Monday morning before i go to the Clark county fair!

bmikes 08-04-2012 08:10 PM

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bmikes 08-04-2012 08:12 PM

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I hate how the app crashes so much!!! :/ im tryin to add pictures but it always crashes!!

ccooper1234 08-04-2012 09:56 PM

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You should do something like this bat with a cab

bmikes 08-04-2012 11:13 PM

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That looks good!! but my plan is to make it like this with the rear window piece removable for summer time

bmikes 08-04-2012 11:14 PM

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Lookin at it from the back (i excluded the wheel wells and whole back of rig in this drawing.)

bmikes 08-04-2012 11:15 PM

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Here's the top view!

bmikes 08-04-2012 11:16 PM

What do you think of the cage plan?

ccooper1234 08-04-2012 11:49 PM

Looks great

ccooper1234 08-05-2012 12:31 AM

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Your design reminds me of this

bmikes 08-05-2012 03:15 AM

I kinda based it off that, that is one bad jeep!!!

bmikes 08-05-2012 02:15 PM

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This is just a real rough cut i did this mornin before work, i still have soooooooo much work to do!!

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My battery was dead when i went to start it so my buddy had to give me a jump!

bmikes 08-05-2012 02:16 PM

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Here is the drivers side rear window! I popped it out before i cut

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Practically like the only window that is still good :p

bmikes 08-07-2012 12:32 PM

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Roll cage today!! :) here's the plans!

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