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Unread 01-04-2013, 08:50 PM   #1
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2012 Yj of the Year winner is Poke

Congrats Pokeman for winning the end of the year contest and beating out all the rest of the contestants from throughout the year! Your jeep is awesome and I hope I run into you on the trail someday and never against me in this contest again . I will send you a PM concerning the prizes but the most evident is a lifetime membership from admin PhilipB! In the meantime please post up as many pics and videos as you can!!

Here is a recap



-1991 YJ
Front Axle
-'79 Ford Dana 60 Front
- Spartan Locker
-5.13 gears
- Homemade .25 Diff Cover with integrated ram mount
-Disc Brake Conversion
Rear Axle
- '93 Ford Sterling 10.25
- Welded by a friends 10yr old daughter
-BTF Cover
- 5.13
- Disc brake conversion
Steering
- Ruff Stuff 7/8ths HEIM Kit w/ .25 wall tube
- Astro Van box, tapped for hydro assist
- Home Brew Ram mounts
- .75" High Steer Arms
Drive Train (all YJ at heart)
- 4.0
- AX 15
- NP231 w/ JB super short
- Homemade Drive shafts
Suspension
-Stretched 13"
-Stretched frame front and rear
-Home Brew "bumpers"
-XJ custom packs
-Took 8 sets of rear XJ springs and made 4 springs
- drilled out center pins with .5" bolts
-Fox Emulsions 14" travel shocks
- Home Brew towers
-Fox Air Bumps
- Home brew mounts
-Front 5" up travel, 9" down
-Rear 7" up travel, 7" down
-Rear anti-wrap
Safety
- Full Custom cage, 6 points tied to frame
- Corbeau Baja XP seats
- 3" 5point harnesses
- fire extinguisher in cab
Interior
- Hand Throttle
- Stock dash/gauges
- spill proof drink holders

Extras
-39.5 x 18" Cut Boggers
-TWF Double Beadlocks
-ARB on board air
-custom intake raised 12"
-Warn 9000i Winch
-Functional Stinger (This has saved me and will hold the jeeps weight)
- Rear mounted gas tank & custom cover

Jeep Envy - This jeep earned its named because of my Jeep Envy. Every jeep I see has something, a part, a detail, custom work... something that I would love to have on mine. One day while driving around my wife told me I had "Jeep Envy" so it stuck.
8 years ago I didn't know what a leaf spring was or how to change engine oil. So I told my wife I wanted to learn, I gave her the choice... "Small & Fast or Big & Slow" I was going to build a ricer and race it, or build a jeep.... you can see what she chose here......
at Big Dogs lookout


Driver seat picture from last weekend


Older flex Pic - she can stretch her legs


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Unread 01-04-2013, 08:52 PM   #2
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I would also like to thank all our sponsors throughout the year and if any of our contestants pop in to give their congrats, and didn't get the prizes please PM me and I will get you squared away. Thanks especially to metalcloak for their support of the jeep community!!
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Unread 01-04-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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Unread 01-04-2013, 09:51 PM   #4
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Congrats Poke! Great rig! Unlike you though I see pretty much most of what I want in one Jeep...yours! 8)

Thanks to Anticanman for running such a great contest! Also thanks to our sponsors and all those who donated prizes!

Here's hoping that the last 12 months winners inspire me to be one of them in the next 12!!!
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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:02 AM   #5
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Congrats on the win! It is well deserved.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 02:17 AM   #6
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Congrats Erik!
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Unread 01-05-2013, 05:50 AM   #7
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Unread 01-05-2013, 06:58 AM   #8
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Congrats...again. I followed your build from the beginning and thoroughly enjoyed it.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 10:53 AM   #9
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Unread 01-05-2013, 10:55 AM   #10
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Wow what an awesome jeep! Congratulations
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Unread 01-05-2013, 12:46 PM   #11
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right on POKE
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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:01 PM   #12
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Great Looking jeep!
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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:06 PM   #13
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Congrats POKE! Very capable rig.
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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:16 PM   #14
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Congrats , nice rig

Thanks to everyone who supports the contest and especially Anticanman for doing a bang up job running things this year!
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Unread 01-05-2013, 01:48 PM   #15
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Amazing rig. Congrats.
Thanks for all the effort and prizes everyone!!
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