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Old 04-01-2013, 09:58 PM
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Ok so Iv had my 94 XJ for about a year now and have done a lot to it. So I thought I should start a build. So this is what Iv gotten done so far let me know what ya'll think?

So this is a pic of whin I went to look at her


My lovely wife was talking to a close friend of are's that works and a shop here in Devine and said I was looking for a 4x4 XJ and he told her that one of his Customers was trying to sale one that he had rebuilt the motor and put a 4.6 stroker kit in about a year before and the kid was asking $1800. I was able to talk the kid down to $800 and picked her up the next day.

Here's whin I got her home.


The first thing I had to do was change the flex plate, and then I did a 97+ console swap.
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Then about a day after that a tornado came throw Devine and wile everyone was hiding. I played.lol







Then I found a 2in budget lift on Craig's list for $50 and wint to pick-n-pull and picked up some S10 blazer leafs.
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Then ordered 3in coils from iron rock.
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Then ordered a CROK gear box spacer, and lucked apon a drango gear box at pick-n-pull so I snatched that up.
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Then found a set of 33x12.5's on Craig's list.

Here's a pic with the lift but not the tire's.
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Then I got the tire's on and found out I need new LCA's so ordered some from rocky road.
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Here is how she sits next to my wife's 2wd with just a 2in


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Then I had to replace the motor mounts so I got some brown dogs and throw them in.
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Then about 4 months ago my land lords son got stock in the back feld and came asking if I could pull him out? So I did and got to play a little
This is the truck that got stuck.



Then after I got him out I got to play


My son that was 10 months at the time loved it.



Now that your up to date I started on some sliders this weekend just need to cap the ends and weld some Angle iron at the Ends to mount them.



and a friend gave me some free bees today a gas and transfer case skid off of a ZJ.

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Old 04-14-2013, 11:00 AM
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Well some how I found the time in my busy schedule to get my free ZJ gas tank skid in.
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I had to do a little modifying but it was no big deal.

Had to cut off a little lip so to prevent it from rubbing on the tank and
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Had to cut out a little so that the hitch can sit back far enough so I could line up the bolts
But other then that it bolted up.
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Old 04-14-2013, 11:05 AM
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I'm also going to work on my rock sliders today I should get them done and ready for paint.
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Old 04-20-2013, 05:21 PM
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Ok so I decided to put off my rock sliders until I can get the extra cash for a set of unibody stiffeners. I found the ones I want just got to get the money. On the bright side I was at Pick-N-Pull today getting an A/C bracket for my wife's XJ and came a crossed a 97 with a 3in lift on it. While I was looking at it I noticed that it had a factory front skid plate. So I quickly pulled it off, and to my surprise they only charged me $12 for it.

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Once I get it off I realized that the previous owner reinforced the bottom of it with angle iron. Witch I really like because they are prone to bend.

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There it is installed on mine. lol
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:11 PM
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Well I made some more head way on the rig today. I got my AX-15 tranny crossmember in today and got rid of my rednack transfer case drop. (1in of stacked washers) also got my ZJ transfer case skid in.



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Looking good. I am pretty sure all front skids have the angle iron reinforcement. I bought mine from a member and it also had it.
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Thanks and I thought so to but whin I looked at it closer the welds looked like crap but u may b right.
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Hey, I really like the look with only 2".

What are the tires/wheels specs? Size - backspacing?
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Old 04-21-2013, 10:43 PM
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I'm not sure about the backspaceing the rims came with the jeep. But the tires are 33/12.5
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And the 2" is on my wife's silver 92.
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I picked up some neon 703 injectors today. I'm going to pick up an oring kit tomorrow and if I get the chance ill install them to.

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I got bored to day and the end result if that was the front doors came off .

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Picked me up some bilstein 5100 shocks over the weekend.
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And got them installed on sun the front wint smooth, the back on the other hand was a diffrent story the bar-pins did not want to come out. So I had to cut them off and beat them out.

But all an all they wornt to bad I got them all in
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I picked me up some 280Z hood vents last weekend at pick n pull.



So i undercoated them dering the week.





And i got them instelled today its not a show quality but it looks good to me.

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well been busy workin this past year but did get some stuff done.

first off i got a new set of wrangler Dura track tires



picked up a trans cooler (still needs to go on)


decided to use a spare nitrogen tank and regulator I have from work to use as onboard air


got some rubber pucks free from work to use as extended pump stops(still need to go on)


got a set of YJ front brake lines and just got them on today
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and also got my Dakota rear line on today
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got a bushing to use as a hinge for my swing out tires Carrier


and the best freebie I've gotten so far. a real good friend gave me his old 9,000lb winch that needs a new cable and controller
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also i ordered a set of DIY bumper mount plates so i can make a winch bumper that should b coming in soon.
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