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post #1 of 121 Old 01-08-2013, 08:33 AM Thread Starter
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8pitchers other jeep build (much slower)

Well I have gotten permission to build up my JKU. Finally. This will not go very fast andy cj will be where more money is going buy anyway at least I can now.

Here she is.

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Other pics aren't working on my phone. But so far I've built custom bumpers prolly goin to sell the rear one as it is too small. Goin to build sliders soon. And lookin to piece together a lift.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #2 of 121 Old 01-08-2013, 08:35 AM Thread Starter
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Well looks like the pics did work. Here is the rear bumper I'm goin to sell.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #3 of 121 Old 01-08-2013, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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I'm thinkin a 3.5" lift. But would I have to buy new arms too? Or will the stock ones work until I can buy a new set? If I need a new set mid arms or long? Sorry I'm so used to cj stuff with leaf springs haha.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #4 of 121 Old 01-08-2013, 06:39 PM
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great build so far, jk arms are pretty long compared to tj and others. you could get away with it at 3.5" but i a good kit should include them anyways. should be fun to see this progress.

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post #5 of 121 Old 01-08-2013, 06:54 PM Thread Starter
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great build so far, jk arms are pretty long compared to tj and others. you could get away with it at 3.5" but i a good kit should include them anyways. should be fun to see this progress.
Thanks. I'm going to try to piece it together and make it as cheap as possible.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #6 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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Well for Christmas I got some KC lights mirror relocation kit and a bikini top for her so I'll have done fun this summer.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #7 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:02 PM
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What is this a Jk build I actually read threw?

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post #8 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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What is this a Jk build I actually read threw?
What do you mean?

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2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #9 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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Well for Christmas I got some KC lights mirror relocation kit and a bikini top for her so I'll have done fun this summer.
Pic of the stuff.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #10 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:22 PM
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A Jk build with some real fab work wow...

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post #11 of 121 Old 01-10-2013, 09:26 PM Thread Starter
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A Jk build with some real fab work wow...
Yeah. I love building my own stuff. It's cheaper that way too. Next on the list is to sell my old bumper and build a beefier one with a tire carrier but first will prolly be sliders.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #12 of 121 Old 01-11-2013, 12:13 PM
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Hah!!! A CJ guy with a JK... I love it, don't let the CJ guys give you a hard time!!!

... I guess I'm gonna have to fix that too…….

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post #13 of 121 Old 01-11-2013, 03:14 PM Thread Starter
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Hah!!! A CJ guy with a JK... I love it, don't let the CJ guys give you a hard time!!!
Haha don't worry. I actually use my Jk. So no hard time needed.

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some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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post #14 of 121 Old 01-13-2013, 09:56 AM
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Sweet JK

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post #15 of 121 Old 01-13-2013, 09:56 AM Thread Starter
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Sweet JK
Thanks man.

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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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