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post #8251 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 12:29 PM
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Also looking to fab up a mount for my Shovel. Ill be doing an axe on the other side.


More in my build thread. Link located below.
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Heading to home depot for the hardware to build my zj drawer system
I planned on doing drawers but it was more functional for me to leave mine open.


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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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post #8252 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 12:54 PM
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I planned on doing drawers but it was more functional for me to leave mine open.
I know it's not for everyone, but my back was made up of 50% sub box the other was a craftsman tool bag, tool set, and jack. The man reason is to organize tools/recovery gear and have organized camping gear to. I hope it will make camping less frusterating.

I just made this simpler drawing up to show you what i'll be doing. There will be a bunch of other things going on, but gets confusing in my crappy pictures.

The bottom will be a pull out drawer for my tools/ recovery gear, the middle will be some kind of pull out table to use for camping ( only half of it will be a drawer and the other part will be sorage for tent spikes or something) Then the top will be a much bigger flip top drawer for bigger things.
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post #8253 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 12:54 PM
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had a visitor, Went and got some parts with my cousin from Indiana today. got parts for his 99 XJ.
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post #8254 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 01:59 PM
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I wonder if I'd have to trim my the slip yoke on my rear DS when I do my swap. Yeah, I still haven't done that yet. I think I've had the case for almost a month now... Anyway, my rear arms are longer than stock, pushing my axle farther back with the lift than stock arms would. My rear sits at about 4.25" of lift with the axle pretty much in the stock location. I'll try it before I use the JY shaft I got. Badbird, I'll buy ya a case of beer if you fly out here and do the swap for me. You seem to know everything about it. Lol. I guess if you do it, you learn though. I know a hell of a lot more now than I did when I got my ZJ because of all the work I've done on it.
Thats kinda what I was thinking...that having adjustable arms in the rear might let me get away with not cutting anything. Well, I suppose I will find out if I ever get to actually acquiring said t-case.

Changed the oil today, and had the coolant and trans flushed. Tune up will have to wait till tomorrow though.

Also came up with a few cheap/free things to do soon :
Replace the AC condenser(have spare, needs to be installed)
Black out the gold "Grand Cherokee/Limited" letters and badge
Ordered pinion yoke for front diff, will be able to throw on the front drive shaft as soon as it gets here...hopefully the VC isnt quite toasted yet, we'll see.
Gonna grab some sea foam to run through...gonna smoke the neighbors out tomorrow afternoon, lol.(Speaking of which, besides the gas tank, where does anybody recommend using the sea foam, I know there are other systems or places in the vehicle it can benefit, just never used it before)
Gonna buy a hook for the winch cable here, probably today or tomorrow.
Oh, and I have a buddy thats gonna come over and square me away with getting the CB up an running. We have a camping trip planned towards the end of the month that I would like to get most of this done by: at least have working 4wd, the CB alive and kicking, and a hook for the winch in case I actually need it.

Think thats it for today.

Almost forgot...ordered a machette and a couple stickers from http://zombieresponseteam.net. Gotta be ready, lol
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post #8255 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 02:51 PM
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Lol nice machete

Big Gulps huh? Alriight! Welp, see you later!
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post #8256 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 03:48 PM
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Tried bolting my 33 in swampers onto my 3 in bb zj. No chance, then started hoisting up to see what height I need, just isn't going to happen with stock arms. Anybody need some 33s that seam like 37s? Lol.

94 jz, bruiser, la, cage,5.3 ls, 36 swampers 98 jz, the mutt, 3.5 iro, 33 swampers, avalanche conversion, 02 north face avalanche blacked out work truck, 06 rhino R1 engine, 4x4, Leeroy's custom paint, 04 escalade wifes truck 22s, 03 duramax 18s, completely blacked out, efilive by nick, wicked wicked truck, 39 chop chevy rod, aluminum 5.3 ls, 08 apex, 310hp mcx turbo, holz 162, completely black, CCM built.
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post #8257 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 03:55 PM
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Tried bolting my 33 in swampers onto my 3 in bb zj. No chance, then started hoisting up to see what height I need, just isn't going to happen with stock arms. Anybody need some 33s that seam like 37s? Lol.
Wtf they measure 32.5 tall. Last pic is hoisted 6 in over 3in bb
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94 jz, bruiser, la, cage,5.3 ls, 36 swampers 98 jz, the mutt, 3.5 iro, 33 swampers, avalanche conversion, 02 north face avalanche blacked out work truck, 06 rhino R1 engine, 4x4, Leeroy's custom paint, 04 escalade wifes truck 22s, 03 duramax 18s, completely blacked out, efilive by nick, wicked wicked truck, 39 chop chevy rod, aluminum 5.3 ls, 08 apex, 310hp mcx turbo, holz 162, completely black, CCM built.
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post #8258 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 05:02 PM
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Big day for both. Mutt got big shoes, bruiser is ready for the engine swap.
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94 jz, bruiser, la, cage,5.3 ls, 36 swampers 98 jz, the mutt, 3.5 iro, 33 swampers, avalanche conversion, 02 north face avalanche blacked out work truck, 06 rhino R1 engine, 4x4, Leeroy's custom paint, 04 escalade wifes truck 22s, 03 duramax 18s, completely blacked out, efilive by nick, wicked wicked truck, 39 chop chevy rod, aluminum 5.3 ls, 08 apex, 310hp mcx turbo, holz 162, completely black, CCM built.
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tried to fix my rough idle/missing issues, cleaning fuel rail and injectors tomorrow
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post #8260 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 07:48 PM
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Lol nice machete
I know, right?!? I have this sneaking suspicion that you might not be quite as excited about this machete as I am, lol. Lift? Winch? Tires? Yeah whatever...the machete will easily be the coolest part ever installed in my ZJ! lol.

And badbird...dude, thats badass!(But does it have any where to mount a machete?!?)Lol. I do like it though, sweet rig you have there.
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post #8261 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 07:58 PM
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Lol NO. I guess I'll have to run them over, or out run them.

94 jz, bruiser, la, cage,5.3 ls, 36 swampers 98 jz, the mutt, 3.5 iro, 33 swampers, avalanche conversion, 02 north face avalanche blacked out work truck, 06 rhino R1 engine, 4x4, Leeroy's custom paint, 04 escalade wifes truck 22s, 03 duramax 18s, completely blacked out, efilive by nick, wicked wicked truck, 39 chop chevy rod, aluminum 5.3 ls, 08 apex, 310hp mcx turbo, holz 162, completely black, CCM built.
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post #8262 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 08:16 PM
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the man in the brown truck dropped off my jks quicker discos today
my old and sketchy swaybars vs my new ones

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Jacob

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high pinion dana 30 and 8.8 in garage
my build thread

FOR SALE ONE SET OF ZJ D44A AXLE SHAFTS $150 SHIPPED
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post #8263 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 08:18 PM
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Painted my grill black today. Primed it, two costs of black, one coat of clear. It looks good! Pic will be up tomorrow.

02 WJ Limited 4.7l HO-stock (Hers)
95 ZJ 4.0 Turbo-up 5.5 on 33x12.5's, Ford 8.8 w/Artec truss (His)
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post #8264 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 08:20 PM
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Tried bolting my 33 in swampers onto my 3 in bb zj. No chance, then started hoisting up to see what height I need, just isn't going to happen with stock arms. Anybody need some 33s that seam like 37s? Lol.
What size wheels are they? 15's???!!

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post #8265 of 44906 Old 02-15-2012, 08:27 PM
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What size wheels are they? 15's???!!
Wheels are 15x8 but found out they are 3 in bs. 15 mins of solid sledgehammer work and they work now. Need bumpstops as I have none but the work.

94 jz, bruiser, la, cage,5.3 ls, 36 swampers 98 jz, the mutt, 3.5 iro, 33 swampers, avalanche conversion, 02 north face avalanche blacked out work truck, 06 rhino R1 engine, 4x4, Leeroy's custom paint, 04 escalade wifes truck 22s, 03 duramax 18s, completely blacked out, efilive by nick, wicked wicked truck, 39 chop chevy rod, aluminum 5.3 ls, 08 apex, 310hp mcx turbo, holz 162, completely black, CCM built.
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