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post #1 of 19 Old 04-27-2008, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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My Build Thread

Well this will now be the start of my build. I have a 1995 Jeep YJ 4.0 5spd with 133,000 miles. First jeep wrangler I owned... all thanks to tuckinauster (Al) who got me into the jeep world... and I haven't looked back!

Plans
~ Suspension Lift
~ MORE 5/8 Shackles
~ 1" Body Lift
~ Tj Flares
~ ARB Snorkle
~ 4.10 Gears
~ Aussie Locker for Front
~ E-Fan
~ SYE
~ 32x11.5x15 Kumho KL71
~ 15x10 US Wheel
That should start things off...

Recently
~ 2.5" ProComp Suspension Lift ($150 bucks complete )
~ 16" e-Fan
~ 15x10 us wheel soft 8's

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post #2 of 19 Old 04-27-2008, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
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Some more pics of me and Al testing it out!




Me

Al



** please note this is my land!


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post #3 of 19 Old 04-27-2008, 10:20 PM
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I see no pics of either Jeep going 'over' the dirt hill. lol


have fun on the build!

'05 LJR, 6sp, RC long arm w/MC 6" coils, 5.13 D44's w/chromo shafts, MetalCloak fenders/sliders/body armor, 37x12.50 MTR's, Warn 9.5, RockHard swing out w/full spare. <><
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So today I added some new tires... 32x11.50x12 Kumho KL71's. It's the second set I've owned and for a M/T tires on the road they are super quite!! More quite than the RT/S i just took off! Also today me and Al trimmed up the fender flares... I think it looks a little better! This saturday I have my OME springs coming in... I can't wait to get rid of the ProCrap leafs!! I'm like a lil kid i can't wait!
**I tired to attempt to be a photographer today.. i dont think it worked out to swell!! Enjoy!





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post #5 of 19 Old 04-30-2008, 09:53 PM
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whered you get a 2.5 inch lift for 150??

Get it Dirty
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Some local guy was selling it. I'm going to turn around and resell it though.


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Heres some more pics of your heep:







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post #8 of 19 Old 04-30-2008, 10:47 PM
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Looking good. I cant wait to get mine on the road. How do you like the soft bottom half doors?
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post #9 of 19 Old 05-03-2008, 08:13 PM Thread Starter
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I figured I'd update my build...

Yesterday I put in the new rough country shocks in hopes of the procomp riding better.... wow!! A HUGE difference in just the shocks!! It rides a little worse than stock. I was pretty happy with that! But I couldn't wait for my OME sprigns to come, after reading all the other users posting how good they are!

Well today I got my OME springs!! I was super excited to plop them in. I took the back tires off, took off all the bolts and took out one leaf spring... I was about to put the bushing in the OME leafs until i found out that...... YOU NEED OME BUSHINGS!! AHHHHH I was so freakin upset when i found this out. Not only did i have to order the bushings, but i had to put all the other stuff back together and drop 100 bucks on OME bushings at least they are yellow haha! Not a good day.



Once I got it back home I decided if I can't work on it, I'll wash it up! Here are some pictures:




This made my feel a little better... until... i found a crap load of scratch and dings. But then i realized it's not a show stopper it's a JEEP


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so, if i let you take my rig home will you wash it?


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so, if i let you take my rig home will you wash it?
For a price ... or maybe we could work something out if you know what i mean


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sure looks good all cleaned up, mine was the same color when i bought it last november, but it didn't look nearly that nice. good luck with everything.
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sure looks good all cleaned up, mine was the same color when i bought it last november, but it didn't look nearly that nice. good luck with everything.
Thanks!!

Anyways update today... I just ripped everything out of the jeep, roll bar seats seat belts ect... I picked up some herculiner. I started on just the little bed area. i think i applied it to thick cause it's smooth in some spots. So for the rest of the stuff i'm going to run it a bit thiner and see what happends. I'm going to use a palm sander for the bigger spots and a sand blaster for some of the little hard to get spots. Should be fun. I no wofficaly hate torx bolts!!!


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<<I no officaly hate torx bolts!!!>>




Im there with you. I have everything out and off of my rig. Other than the rollbar. I broke the neigbors 2 T45 torx heads off in the bolt. Im replacing every single damn torx head with normal people bolts. Im done.
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<<I no officaly hate torx bolts!!!>>




Im there with you. I have everything out and off of my rig. Other than the rollbar. I broke the neigbors 2 T45 torx heads off in the bolt. Im replacing every single damn torx head with normal people bolts. Im done.
Same here!!! I wonder why they used them in the first place?


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