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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:15 PM   #1
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96 xj build

figured i start a build thread and try to post some pictures the day i brought it home...


then put on a 3inch rough country lift....


found a real good deal on a roof rack...


got some cragar soft 8's and some cheap 31" all terrains..


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welcome to xj engineering 101. if youre new to this class, begin taking notes...
1996 xj,aw4,np242, 77,000miles DD =)

1996 xj 5spd,4.5 RE superflex,rugged ridge SYE, 33" BFG KM2's,rough country sliders,Dirtbound offroad front winch bumper,OR-FAB rear bumper,smittybuilt 8k winch,optima red top,flowmaster 40, bedlined rockers and floors.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:18 PM   #2
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then i bought some d**ck cepek's and did a little trimming..


and this is how she sits right now with some more add on's and such..
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welcome to xj engineering 101. if youre new to this class, begin taking notes...
1996 xj,aw4,np242, 77,000miles DD =)

1996 xj 5spd,4.5 RE superflex,rugged ridge SYE, 33" BFG KM2's,rough country sliders,Dirtbound offroad front winch bumper,OR-FAB rear bumper,smittybuilt 8k winch,optima red top,flowmaster 40, bedlined rockers and floors.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:20 PM   #3
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Lookin good!!
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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:25 PM   #4
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Very nice looking 96, I really like the black/red combo.
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  1. '95 XJ country edition, 4" coils/3/4" spacers, HD leafs with extra main added in, Ironman adjustable control arms, rough country shackles, aussie locker, JK rubicon shocks, 35" mudder's, soft 8's, cobra cb
  2. Sold'99 WJ limited, 4.7L, 3" IRO lift. Bilstein shocks, JK rubicon wheels, 255/70/17's, carolina driveshaft, IRO adjustable control arms, IRO adjustable A-arm
  3. Sold '00 TJ, 4" lift, rusty's adjustable control arms, skyjacker shocks, rock krawler adj. trac-bar,rugged ridge SYE and RE driveshaft, soft 8's, 35" mud king xt's,XJ HP D30 w/aussie locker, 4:88 yukon gears, hella 500's, rock crusher diff covers
4. 04 Dodge ram 1500 quadcab, yes, it has a hemi.
5. '08 BMW X3, Mods in progress.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:26 PM   #5
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went to jeepfest over the summer...




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welcome to xj engineering 101. if youre new to this class, begin taking notes...
1996 xj,aw4,np242, 77,000miles DD =)

1996 xj 5spd,4.5 RE superflex,rugged ridge SYE, 33" BFG KM2's,rough country sliders,Dirtbound offroad front winch bumper,OR-FAB rear bumper,smittybuilt 8k winch,optima red top,flowmaster 40, bedlined rockers and floors.
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Unread 02-09-2009, 09:30 PM   #6
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thanks guys whenever the weather breaks i'd like to do the door hinge mod and have some kinda off onboard air setup and an aftermarket front bumper i've been looking at either hanson enterprises or the detours backbone but not sure which one yet.
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welcome to xj engineering 101. if youre new to this class, begin taking notes...
1996 xj,aw4,np242, 77,000miles DD =)

1996 xj 5spd,4.5 RE superflex,rugged ridge SYE, 33" BFG KM2's,rough country sliders,Dirtbound offroad front winch bumper,OR-FAB rear bumper,smittybuilt 8k winch,optima red top,flowmaster 40, bedlined rockers and floors.
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Unread 03-21-2009, 11:55 PM   #7
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haven't updated in a while more pics to come soon. Took the flares off and trimmed the fenders put a new valve cover gasket on but nothing major can't wait till summer will be getting alot more done then.....
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welcome to xj engineering 101. if youre new to this class, begin taking notes...
1996 xj,aw4,np242, 77,000miles DD =)

1996 xj 5spd,4.5 RE superflex,rugged ridge SYE, 33" BFG KM2's,rough country sliders,Dirtbound offroad front winch bumper,OR-FAB rear bumper,smittybuilt 8k winch,optima red top,flowmaster 40, bedlined rockers and floors.
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