I got a started on a TON of work (with pics) - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:18 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
I got a started on a TON of work (with pics)

well i got my check from insurance a bit ago and have been working on my jeep now that i have some time off from school. check the sig for stuff that is waiting to be installed. i have also been working on some smaller things such as the lock actuator in one of my doors, new speakers, a TON of wiring, a switch box etc...

i figured i would make this thread a mini-build thread to keep track of my progress along with posting some pics for you guys to see.

a couple of days ago i put in my new glass after the break in.

today i put in new front door speakers and worked some on my switch box. its going to have 6 toggle switches, each with an indicator LED. all of the wiring and stuff is going to be enclosed in a little box so that everything is nice and neat. i also started in fixing the giant hole in my center console. instead of replacing the whole thing, im just goin to patch it with some painted sheetmetal. this is also where my new CB will be going.

i still have a ton of work to do but i will update as soon as i can. im going to have a whole new jeep within the next 2 weeks.

here are some pics of yesterdays and todays progress.


this is whats the PO left me

this is where the new cb will be going.

this is the hole the thieves left me when the ripped out my cb

this is the start of my switch box

led's and toggle switches galore

this took forever to measure up


progress



Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:21 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
i finally got all the switched and led's. so far i wired the first 3 switches and led's and everything works! i just ran out of supplies.

here are some pictures of the new speakers.

i got the speakers for free from a friend. i couldnt pass it up
.
within the next week or so, i might replace all of the speakers and get a new amp to power them up.


well thats all i have so far. let me know what you guys think

mark

Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
post #3 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:21 PM
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,205
Damn that looks pretty sharp, I wish my wiring was gonna be so clean.
WhiteOut is offline  
post #4 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:25 PM
DixiesCJ3B
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Nazareth P.A.
Posts: 1,534
yea i really like the switch box thing that your building. I just might have to do that myself.

1999 TJ Wrangler, 4 banger 5-spd
Soft-top, full doors
31" BFG AT, 3" Lift

1954 CJ3B Willys
Hurricane 4, 3-spd with Warn Overdrive, Snow-plow

NGJC# 15
Low Output 4 cylinder Jeep Club Member #166

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MysticGringo View Post
This "Jeep thing" is like dating a really really hot chick, who is crazy! Its alot of fun, you spend too much money, your up all night ending up sweaty & greasy from it, your friends are jealous, you get admission into some sort of weird club... but it gets mad at your for no reason, throws fits seemingly randomly, has unexplained issues which it somehow solves on its own only after you try a bunch of different things (and spend a bunch of money) to solve it... and yet you can't resist getting in it every chance you can.
DixiesCJ3B is offline  
post #5 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
Quote:
Originally Posted by DixiesCJ3B View Post
yea i really like the switch box thing that your building. I just might have to do that myself.
do it up! i kept looking for something similar pre-built but everything that i like was in the 200$ and up range. i made my own for under 30 bucks.

Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
post #6 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:27 PM
hike4it
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calif
Posts: 281
Cant wait to see the togle plate finished.
hike4it is offline  
post #7 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:27 PM
bigbluezj94
Registered User
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Las Vegas, NV (nellis afb)
Posts: 2,431
how hard was it to get the door panel off. my zj i just ripped off but im a little more reluctant with my dub. i need to get some of those rivet like thingies for it... haha

94 Grand Cherokee Laredo ZJ, lifted, 37s, yada yada yada
BigBlue build 33s, 6in lift and short arms

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


BigBlue build 3/4 ton axles, LAs, 37s

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


99 Grand Cherokee Laredo WJ, 4.7 liter, 247 Quadra Trac II, fully loaded


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

bigbluezj94 is offline  
post #8 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:30 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
Quote:
Originally Posted by bigbluezj94 View Post
how hard was it to get the door panel off. my zj i just ripped off but im a little more reluctant with my dub. i need to get some of those rivet like thingies for it... haha
in the past week i have had all 4 door panels off. one for glass. one for lock actuator. and two for speakers. it took a bit of convincing but i managed. i only broke 1 or 2 clips per door (i didnt break any on one) so i just threw them back on and they are on pretty good. i dont plan on replacing the broken clips.

just dont be too scared of putting a bit of muscle into it

Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
post #9 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:36 PM
j.love
Registered User
 
j.love's Avatar
1994 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: 39 57′ 1″ N, 75 9′ 1″ W
Posts: 1,865
Dude, that looks good. get us some completed pic's !


David.
94 ZJ laredo 5.9 V8 swap D44a posi
Quote:
Originally Posted by ratmonkey View Post
I wouldn't drive down a driveway on that.
''If we do everything right, if we do it with absolute certainty, there's still a 30% chance we're going to get it wrong.''
Joe Biden
j.love is offline  
post #10 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:37 PM
pauler
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canadia
Posts: 313
Hey great work so far, nice shift lever ..

just wondering,

how hard was it for you to get those aftermarket 6/9 speakers in? And how deep were they, run into any problems? Thanks.

01' Silverstone WJ Limited
-Debadged, K&N CAI, Quad taillight mod, Yellowtop Optima, 3000 watt stereo setup, Kolak 3' Catback (flowmaster 70 with magnaflow tip and high flow magnaflow cat) with DMH electric cutout, Overland woodgrain wheel
pauler is offline  
post #11 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
Quote:
Originally Posted by pauler View Post
Hey great work so far, nice shift lever ..

just wondering,

how hard was it for you to get those aftermarket 6/9 speakers in? And how deep were they, run into any problems? Thanks.
yea...... my gf thought it would be a great idea. oh well. it grew on me. it'll match my red led's.

they fit right in. the holes even matched up. i just spliced the wires and i was good to go. maybe i got lucky?

Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
post #12 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:47 PM
pauler
Registered User
2001 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canadia
Posts: 313
Quote:
Originally Posted by zippome View Post
yea...... my gf thought it would be a great idea. oh well. it grew on me. it'll match my red led's.

they fit right in. the holes even matched up. i just spliced the wires and i was good to go. maybe i got lucky?
Well, it looks good. I've been toying with the idea of upgrading it all myself too.

01' Silverstone WJ Limited
-Debadged, K&N CAI, Quad taillight mod, Yellowtop Optima, 3000 watt stereo setup, Kolak 3' Catback (flowmaster 70 with magnaflow tip and high flow magnaflow cat) with DMH electric cutout, Overland woodgrain wheel
pauler is offline  
post #13 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
zippome
Registered User
2000 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Langhorne, PA
Posts: 1,244
here are some more pictures i just took.


crazy wiring


the box that will cover everything. it only has 1 hole/grommet at the moment


lights that i got for 15$ of CL

the fourth one

the start of the bar (thanks quadratokn)

Im 20 with a 2000 Grand SOLD!
4" Zone Offroad Kit, 16x7 Cragar Soft 8's, 265/75/16 Maxxis Bighorns, Rock-It Sliders, Rancho SS, Yakima Load Warrior, Flowmaster Super 40, Reverse Lights, 2 Lights Up Front, Custom 6 Switch Plate, Cobra 76 XTR CB with PA, Lightbar, Custom Hitch Tire Carrier, Fleabay Warm Air Intake
zippome is offline  
post #14 of 112 Old 03-16-2009, 11:03 PM
MoonyJohn
Web Wheeler
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn
Posts: 7,389
Lookin good so far. I like the switches and I cant wait to see the lights in the light bar.

"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline  
post #15 of 112 Old 03-17-2009, 03:50 AM
sandman
Registered User
1993 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Wilsonville, Oregon
Posts: 5,354
nice, keep us posted! i like the switch panel.

1993 Jeep ZJ. 4.0
sandman is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
started Painting my cladding on my WJ *PICS* veddderman123 WJ Grand Cherokee Forum 56 04-28-2015 06:59 PM
Ok I started my lifts, got some questions??? **PICS** veddderman123 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 32 08-17-2009 02:39 PM
Pics Of Todays Work On The Zj bigjeep6303 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 28 06-19-2006 09:33 AM
Well hey, the rails work... (pics) MidniteSquirrel ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 13 05-31-2006 08:32 PM
After a ton of work, my ZJ is all grown up! With pics! jailbird1818 ZJ Grand Cherokee Forum 16 05-22-2006 10:33 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome