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Old 08-02-2012, 08:22 AM
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Alright since I finally got it to a point i've quite proud of, I'll give this a shot.
This vehicle is my daily driver and wheeling rig, and countless hours have gone into the fab work/rebuilding efforts in an effort to be frugal with my money.

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1995 Cherokee Sport
268,000 miles on original engine/tranny/axles
4.0L HO, 703 Injectors, 60mm bored throttle body
AX-15 5-speed transmission, homebrew thumb throttle
NP231 Transfer Case
HP D30 (open), C8.25 (lock-right), stock 3.07 gears for now (4.10s waiting on the sidelines), Timken Bearings
33x12.5x15 Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ tires on 15x10 Procomp Series 98 Wheels

4.5" Homebrew Frankenstein lift including:
4" Currie TJ Coils
4" JK Teraflex VSS 9550 shocks
Hybrid Dakota/XJ Bastard packs, full length liners, graphite paint, custom rebound clips, upgraded center pin
H.D. Offroad Shackle Relocation Brackets, Dakota shackles
R.C. Stainless brake lines
Iron Rock Offroad Double Shear Trackbar and bracket
Homebrew Disconnects
Rebuilt Currie Dual Johnny Joint adjustable LCAs
Grade 8 ubolts and spring plates
TJ Wrangler Rear Flares on all 4 corners

Other Mods:
Homebrew cowl snorkel
Cut & Fold Front/Rear Fenders, Cut front facia
Cut & Fold Rear quarter panels, cut rear bumper
Durango Steering Box
v8 ZJ Tie rod upgrade
C-ROK steering box reinforcement
M.O.R.E. Steering Box Brace
Power Steering cooler
136A Alternator from a Dodge Ram 1500
4awg alternator, battery, and ground wires
C4x4 HD Tow Hooks
Class 3 receiver hitch and recovery shackle
OEM Gas Tank Skid
Skid Row Transfer Case Skid
JKS Miniskid LCA skids
RCX D30 skid
Homebrew Diff Vent extensions
Homebrew headlight guards
Fire extinguisher and First Aid Kit
Cobra 29LTD Classic CB Radio
H4 Headlight conversion, +80 bulbs, upgraded relay wiring harness
Flowmaster Super 40, Magnaflow Hi-Flow cat, custom mandrel bent tailpipe
Nissan/Datsun 280zx Hood Vents
6.5" JVC Speakers in doors and rear soundbar
JVC Arsenal headunit
Stickers add +20HP

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Old 02-14-2013, 08:42 AM
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Congrats again.
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:53 AM
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X2...awesome rig, it was a tough choice between the three
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:02 AM
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Congrats! Definitely worthy of COTY
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:16 AM
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congrats fine sir!
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:47 AM
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Thanks everybody!
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:17 AM
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Can my prize be a year's supply of bacon? That would make me supremely happy
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:26 AM
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mmmmmm....bacon
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:55 AM
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:30 PM
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Congrats, dukie!
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:35 PM
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Congrats sir
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Your prize is free admission to Gulches ORV Park February 16th 2013.

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Old 02-20-2013, 10:08 AM
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congrats !!
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Old 02-20-2013, 01:36 PM
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Nice rig
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Congrats dukie! Nice job.
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