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post #31 of 42 Old 10-08-2009, 08:08 PM
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Re-build time! new axles, new tires, new shocks, some Tom Woods shafts, ooooooo I envy you. Not for the accident itself though, just the situation your jeep is in, and that cash. DAMN


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post #32 of 42 Old 10-09-2009, 01:53 PM
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Wow, that's a bad hit. Glad to hear everyone wasn't more seriously injured. I'd salvage all you can off the XJ (wheels, tires, etc) and build up the convertible Dakota with a nice roll cage.
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post #33 of 42 Old 10-09-2009, 02:00 PM
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Sorry to see and hear about the damage done. Glad to hear you made $6800 out of it though you may want to consider a full rear bumper with the tire carrier instead of that miniature swing out

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  • As a general rule, the vehicle most in need of a significant amount of bodywork (for which the driver is most likely uninsured) always has the right of way.
  • Never use directional signals when changing lanes. They only serve to give away your next move, causing most NM drivers to speed up and not let you in. In fact, use of directional signals within most large NM city limits is actual illegal.
  • NM law states that at least 50% of all paved surfaces within the state must be under construction at any one time. In all construction zones, at least half of the available lanes must be closed, regardless of whether any actual construction is be accomplished or not. Construction signs shall be regularly repositioned in order to warn drivers about upcoming lane closures immediately after they pass the last exit before traffic backups.
  • Driving through constructions zones with upcoming lane closures is a popular game in NM. Itís called the "speed up and pass as many cars as you can, then see how close to the lane closure you can squeeze back into traffic before hitting any of the orange construction barrels" game.
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post #34 of 42 Old 11-01-2009, 07:33 AM
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looks like you got to keep the fords bumper
I thought that was cool heh

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post #35 of 42 Old 12-29-2009, 01:57 PM
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Thread revival... any update on this situation? Other guy get exposed on the drunk driving?

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post #36 of 42 Old 12-29-2009, 02:12 PM
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wow poor XJ. I got hit today too.

look at my thread. IM LUCKY compared to you

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post #37 of 42 Old 01-03-2010, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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well the guy never got caught for the drinking but i did get a new jeep and my attorney is still working on it, but heres my new jeep pulled some stuff off the old and put it on the new one this is when i when i got it 01 5pd 4.0
after everything swapped
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post #38 of 42 Old 01-12-2010, 09:22 PM
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wow i would be so pissed if someone ****ed my jeep up that bad..nice looking rig you got now though, but theres just something about the original that ya get stuck to it.

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post #39 of 42 Old 01-20-2010, 03:32 PM
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Is your tie rod OK?

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post #40 of 42 Old 01-22-2010, 04:32 PM
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Is your tie rod OK?
Yea looks like it's the ZJ V8 tie rod he swapped in. It has a weird bend right there, but it's much stronger than the hollow stock piece of crap.
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post #41 of 42 Old 01-22-2010, 07:13 PM
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Looks good man, glad to see you're back in a rig and able to wheel. Your passenger side recovery hook looks a bit twisted on the other hand

I always like seein them duratracs, have myself a set of 33s coming in shortly.

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New Mexico Driving Rules...
  • As a general rule, the vehicle most in need of a significant amount of bodywork (for which the driver is most likely uninsured) always has the right of way.
  • Never use directional signals when changing lanes. They only serve to give away your next move, causing most NM drivers to speed up and not let you in. In fact, use of directional signals within most large NM city limits is actual illegal.
  • NM law states that at least 50% of all paved surfaces within the state must be under construction at any one time. In all construction zones, at least half of the available lanes must be closed, regardless of whether any actual construction is be accomplished or not. Construction signs shall be regularly repositioned in order to warn drivers about upcoming lane closures immediately after they pass the last exit before traffic backups.
  • Driving through constructions zones with upcoming lane closures is a popular game in NM. Itís called the "speed up and pass as many cars as you can, then see how close to the lane closure you can squeeze back into traffic before hitting any of the orange construction barrels" game.
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post #42 of 42 Old 02-08-2010, 11:01 PM Thread Starter
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its actually the steering off my dads 05 rubicon he put the xfactor on his and gave me the stock, its alot stronger than the stock one.
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