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Old 01-10-2013, 01:31 PM
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Okay well here i go finally making a thread. My name is DJ. i have been a jeep xj owner since i got my license and i am now 23. i have owened 2 of the them my first was an 89 2dr. i loved that thing but i sold it t upgrade to a 98 5spd. and thats what this thread is about. i have already done alot to this thing and this will be showing you what i have already done. dont worry there will be alot more coming to this jeep just need more time and of course MONEY. At the moment my jeep is sitting on 5inches of lift with 35s locked f/r 4.56 gears sye cv rear shaft and bumpers f/r. i do all the work myself and that includes the gears. i also do alot of work for Clayton3854. well enough talking time for pics.

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this is how it sat with 3.5 skyjacker lift and 33s and multi colored paint lol

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and after i primed it all spray bomb of course

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sye install

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Half door Build
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after a lil bit of bondo and primer
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my bumpers and really messy garage front is l&l fab and rear is Nates 4x4
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not to much flex yet but one day.
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rear locker
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fornt locker also an aussie
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swapping out my rear axle after i did 456 to a spare axle
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my fornt axle still need to install the gears
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front axle installed with new lift and new wheel bearing
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and how she sits today

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so thats just the beging there will be more coming. thanks for looking let me know what you think.
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FINALLY!!!!!!! jeeps looking good broski. i cant wait till we can wheel together again one day! ill def be keeping my eye on this build thread.
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FINALLY!!!!!!! jeeps looking good broski. i cant wait till we can wheel together again one day! ill def be keeping my eye on this build thread.

Thx ethan, I cant wait to wheel with you again once im done with school.
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Thx ethan, I cant wait to wheel with you again once im done with school.

right!! its sad were gonna havta keep up on each other builds through cherokeeforum now instead of wheeling and working on them together.
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so what are your plans for this now that your down in NC? whats the to-do list look like
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so what are your plans for this now that your down in NC? whats the to-do list look like
Well first things are to install my front hears and rear disk brakes. then im gonna fab up a swing out tire carrier and if i have the money im gonna build my own long arms ccause i actually have a fully equipped shop to work in so it all comes down to money. but the tire carrier is a definate.
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Well first things are to install my front hears and rear disk brakes. then im gonna fab up a swing out tire carrier and if i have the money im gonna build my own long arms ccause i actually have a fully equipped shop to work in so it all comes down to money. but the tire carrier is a definate.
im def gonna be keeping my eyes peeled for a rear tire carrier round here. keep me posted on the build. and lmk how those rear discs go, im think ima do that this summer amungst other things
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im def gonna be keeping my eyes peeled for a rear tire carrier round here. keep me posted on the build. and lmk how those rear discs go, im think ima do that this summer amungst other things
If you like the way i build mine ill build one for you ill be building it soon. and ill def let you know how i like the rear disks.
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If you like the way i build mine ill build one for you ill be building it soon. and ill def let you know how i like the rear disks.
ya i figure ill be in the market for one come spring or summer, so i could always pick it up when i come visit you this summer.
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