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Unread 12-09-2012, 09:22 AM   #1
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An 88 Heep named Zips

SO to start this My title said 88 not a 87 like the Bill of sale.
I figured that I should make in the Cherokee section more travel/help.
This is how she started her life with me. Terrible rust and needing a tune up.

me stripping her a little

Junk of what was holding a rear bumper

I was able to pull it off with my hand.


jerk at work

Fixing my Door




I changed my lower control arms to Rusty's that came with the heep :headbang:




bedlinered the sides



Cleaning up my rims

So my current plans are as follows
8.25 or a Ford 9 inch

I just bought a set of used rancho 9000s in great shape!
I pulled the trigger on a set of RE 3.5 Coils





working on the lift



Mocked up



when I got it

I am looking at a 8.8 if I can find 200 by the end of the month
IT has disks welded carrier and its all setup for a XJ

Hiems for steering?
I am thinking a 1.25 with 1.0" ID Ruffstuff heims
TRE for the pitman arm and then all other joints Hiems and OTK

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Unread 12-09-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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More info on supercharger?
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Unread 12-09-2012, 02:51 PM   #3
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A gm app m90 it was put on as a joke in the pic I is going to be mounted were the Ac is now.

It Is on hold till I start work in January :/
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Unread 12-09-2012, 02:55 PM   #4
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Cool. So what is the plans as far as lift height/tire size?
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Unread 12-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #5
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3 inches on 35s
Aussie and truss for the 30
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Unread 12-10-2012, 07:27 PM   #6
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Well played with some fire today
Bent up some shock mounts
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Unread 12-24-2012, 12:28 PM   #7
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Wheeling pics
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Unread 12-24-2012, 12:53 PM   #8
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Bent a tre and broke my exhaust
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Unread 12-24-2012, 01:01 PM   #9
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Good times! Get that supppaaaa charger on!
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Unread 12-24-2012, 01:12 PM   #10
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I will I will but it being a renix needs some major work and it was amazing I never had gone wheeling before.....
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Unread 12-28-2012, 11:36 AM   #11
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Last night had to much fun and got some parts at tractor supply

Shackle for the rear bumper it said rated to 15000 pounds so I grabbed it
and hitpins for the the sway bar discos so its gonna be fun.
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Unread 12-28-2012, 11:39 AM   #12
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Nice, you remove the rear pencil swaybar yet?
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Unread 12-28-2012, 11:42 AM   #13
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What rear swaybar? I cut it out 1st thing when I brought her home
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Unread 12-30-2012, 12:51 PM   #14
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curious to see what you will do with the PINS for the DISCO'S i'd like to see that if you do something with those.
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Unread 12-30-2012, 12:55 PM   #15
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People still run front swaybars?
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