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post #1 of 15 Old 12-12-2007, 11:10 AM Thread Starter
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My YJ Build Thread

Since I am bored right now I decided to make my own built thread so I can just keep adding to my own thread and let everyone see all my progress in one place.
These first 2 pics are of how i got it back in April of 2005. Bone Stock


From there i slapped some 31s on:

Then I made the stupid decision on puttin 2" Lift Shackles that made my springs sag quickly

Added SRC front bumper, removed shackle lift, added 1"body lift, added hoodmounted hi-lift jack and Cragar Soft 8 wheels removed sidesteps

Did CJ-7 tailgate conversion but i dont have pics of that right now
Herculined


And thats about where I am now

Next to come is:
Rear Bumper/Tire Carrier
BDS 2" Lift Kit
33x10.5x15 Tires
Cut shackle lift down to 1" and reinstall
Rocker Guards
Roll Cage Add-ons
Winch
Body Armor and Skidplates
New Seats

Distant Future Plans:
Spring Over Axle
Slip Yoke Eliminator
CV Type Driveshaft
V8 Engine Swap

I will edit this thread as I do more work on her


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post #2 of 15 Old 12-12-2007, 12:22 PM
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Nice looking Jeep. How do you like the SRC bumper?

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Nice looking Jeep. How do you like the SRC bumper?
I love the bumper. its very solid and the d-ring mounts havent failed me yet

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post #4 of 15 Old 12-12-2007, 03:12 PM
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Why did the 2" shackles make your springs sag?

Awesome project and very nice looking Jeep, btw.

Sitting in your Jeep does NOT count as a mod!
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Why did the 2" shackles make your springs sag?

Awesome project and very nice looking Jeep, btw.
thanks. im not sure why. all i know is that my springs had 45,000 miles on them when i got the jeep and put the 2" shackles and then 20,000 miles later my front springs were saging about 1 to 2 inches so i blame it on the shackle lift. there really is no proof but its the only thing i can think of.

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how much did the herculiner set you back, I'm thinking of investing a liner
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the liner was about 80 bucks at walmart i believe

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post #8 of 15 Old 12-12-2007, 03:45 PM
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the liner was about 80 bucks at walmart i believe

how much did you use 1 Quart enough or did you need the gallon? did you brush or roll it on? looks awesome

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when i did mine i used less then a half gallon, then the rest just turned to rock inside the container. i should have used more though, cause it started to wear through.



NICE jeep btw! looks almost weird to see that sweet lookin bumper on such a tiny jeep
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I got the roll on kit that had a gallon in it. the two recomended coats took less than half a gallon so i put 4 coats on and that used most of what was left.

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NICE jeep btw! looks almost weird to see that sweet lookin bumper on such a tiny jeep
dont worry. one of these days itll be on a very built jeep

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I have a question for those of you who use herculiner: How much louder is the vehicle with the herc instead of carpet?

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i havent noticed any difference. i ran the factory carpet before i did the liner then i ran with out the carpet after the herc was done and i didnt notice any difference. out of curiosity i put the carpet in over the herc and i noticed a little bit of a difference, but not enough to keep the carpet in

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i never really ran carpet since i bought the jeep anyway... first "mod" i did was to remove the carpet and drain plugs. besides it's a jeep. i'm not shooting for a quiet show car.
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curious of how many cans of herculiner you used?
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can u post up some more pics of that SRC front bumper???
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