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Unread 12-24-2006, 12:41 PM   #31
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9k would get me a big jeep, but I dont even want to think about how much you have spent on yours.


I paid 16K for the Heep years ago... "my bad".
But the rear axle was at my shop FREE... front axle sells for 6K give or take, minus the orange parts and CTMs... I built the long arms, cage was traded for labor... 5.9 swap was $1500 or so... trans was $3Kish...

But this has been over years and years... not slammed all at once.

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Unread 12-24-2006, 01:04 PM   #32
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Will you be my jeep's Sugar Daddy?
damn, i need to find a rich old coot who's crazy with his money and i'll be rollin like big foot
you really need to show us some pics from your latest adventure so we can see the beast in action.
also, if you ever have that thing in MA, i'll let you run over my girlfriend's car.
just kidding, or am i?
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Unread 12-24-2006, 01:54 PM   #33
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Nice freakin ride!!
Nice to see the bar raised for all of us on JF who think our GCs big!!

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Unread 12-24-2006, 02:06 PM   #34
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Those clear corners are pretty sweet looking!
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Unread 12-24-2006, 02:12 PM   #35
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Unread 12-24-2006, 02:35 PM   #36
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Now that is one bad jeep.. Need some good pics of it when its done.
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Unread 12-24-2006, 03:02 PM   #37
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I paid 16K for the Heep years ago... "my bad".
But the rear axle was at my shop FREE... front axle sells for 6K give or take, minus the orange parts and CTMs... I built the long arms, cage was traded for labor... 5.9 swap was $1500 or so... trans was $3Kish...

But this has been over years and years... not slammed all at once.

Well all the hard work shows. That is one hell of a jeep man.
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Unread 12-24-2006, 07:06 PM   #38
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Well all the hard work shows. That is one hell of a jeep man.

Thank you !
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Unread 12-24-2006, 07:08 PM   #39
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I still want to see a picture of the cage.

Killer though. Makes me want to ditch the HP30 and D44 I'm about to put in for the D60 and 14FF in my buddies yard.
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Unread 12-24-2006, 07:17 PM   #40
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I still want to see a picture of the cage.

Killer though. Makes me want to ditch the HP30 and D44 I'm about to put in for the D60 and 14FF in my buddies yard.
Whoops, I forgot about the cage pics...







I setup my cage differently than EOR had theirs installed... Im tall so modding it was required, and then throw in the sunroof was a PITA, low roof line.

But over all I love it... I flopped on its side and could still open my rear hatch and close it again !

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Unread 12-24-2006, 07:19 PM   #41
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That's sweet. THANKS!! I may try to fab something similar in the near future.
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Unread 12-24-2006, 07:33 PM   #42
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WOW that cage is a work or art!
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Unread 12-24-2006, 10:11 PM   #43
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uniframe is sleeved with 3/16" tube, and there is also an 8point cage inside. My ZJ has always rode like a pickup, once the cage was installed.

infact I flopped it last year, and while I was on my side I could still open/close the rear hatch !

Cage is the ticket !
now that's what I call a rockin' setup. If only I had it when I rolled my ZJ last year.
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Unread 12-24-2006, 10:14 PM   #44
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That thing is just plain amazing.

I wonder how much trimming you would need to do to tuck those tires....
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Unread 12-24-2006, 10:54 PM   #45
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I love how you set up the cage and still preserved the original headliner. That is an awesome build!
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