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Old 06-30-2015, 01:27 PM
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I am new here and thought I would share my build

I have an 87 xj that rolled and as of that started the build
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Old 06-30-2015, 01:32 PM
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Took it to the shop to cut the whole body off for some tube work
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Old 06-30-2015, 01:47 PM
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And plasma cutter and a couple hours bam
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Old 06-30-2015, 03:06 PM
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Old 06-30-2015, 04:17 PM
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interesting...

you're gonna wanna keep that thing plumb true as you weld the tubes in. but i'm sure you already know that.

i would start with frame stiffeners.

keep us posted.
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Old 06-30-2015, 06:11 PM
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Picked up a new hood and cut it down and hammered in the fender wells
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Old 06-30-2015, 06:13 PM
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Put in a dash from a yj and fit it to work then threw aluminum over it
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Old 06-30-2015, 06:40 PM
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The frame if you would is just too beat up for a frame stiffners set but I should do something
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What're you plans as far as the drivetrain goes?
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:14 PM
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I have an 8.8 in the rear 4.56 welded and just a 30 4.56 and a lock right up front I don't know how long I will be keeping this setup there had been a couple conundrum with the front it gets irritating!
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:35 PM
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This is the end result at the time it wheeled good for what it is Evan though it did not have that much flex kinda like driving a brick with tires but fun! Name:  20141019_145605-1_zps0ggm1g6p.jpg
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:37 PM
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So it's time for linking up the rear and getting rid of the whole back end
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:13 PM
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I gathered up parts for a dual triangulated set up
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:15 PM
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1.25 hiems except the ones on the truss they are 7/8s
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:06 PM
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So I started cutting and mocking up tubes for placement
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