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Unread 07-15-2014, 11:33 AM   #1
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AIC's BFG - Build thread

I name all my vehicles from their licence plates, something I picked up from my gradma... anyways, my Licence plate on my 89 XJ is BFG-#### so its simply going to be called the BFG.

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Bought end of april 2014 for $500 - not running

Came with:
stock rims/tires
2" budget lift
and A LOT of work a head of me.

Day I brought it home:




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Unread 07-15-2014, 11:33 AM   #2
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More to come as I have time, just wanted to have an actual build thread that is limited to updates and not to questions about how to fix stuff...
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Unread 07-15-2014, 11:56 AM   #3
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my license plate is BBW #### so its a good thing i didnt follow your technique
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Unread 07-15-2014, 12:03 PM   #4
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my license plate is BBW #### so its a good thing i didnt follow your technique
my favorite was a plate I had on a saab 9-5 with a stage 4 tune... swg I called it the scalawag.
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Unread 07-15-2014, 02:08 PM   #5
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Back on topic:

First things that happened to it when I got it home was fresh spark plugs, wires, distributor, fluid changes. It was driving now, but poorly. Being the stubborn person I was I still drove it around just because, and it broke down on me after my first wheeling trip!




Ended up needing a new catalytic converter. Fixed a lot of the problems it was having, but there is a whole host more.

Week after the trip did my first mod, Tires!




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Unread 07-15-2014, 10:24 PM   #6
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Congratulations!
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Unread 07-15-2014, 10:32 PM   #7
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Next big mod:
http://www.metalcloak.com/Duroflex-L...cks-p/7180.htm

Can't say how excited I am...
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youll have to come play here:
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Unread 07-15-2014, 10:51 PM   #9
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Where is that?

I see you're a student in genetics, my grandpa was a geneticist. I was just given some pins he received when he traveled to china and russia in the 70's and 80's lecturing. Alan C. Bartlett.
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Unread 07-15-2014, 10:57 PM   #10
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Its down here in tucson, about 20 minutes east of town, and awesome! I'll look him up tomorrow he musta been important to go over there at that time haha
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Unread 07-19-2014, 01:25 PM   #11
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looks good love the color! that could really cool with some nice TRIM painting and different rims if selected right will look BADASS, keep up the good work, and you can honestly probably piece together a cheaper kit than that one you posted.
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Unread 07-19-2014, 02:54 PM   #12
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looks good love the color! that could really cool with some nice TRIM painting and different rims if selected right will look BADASS, keep up the good work, and you can honestly probably piece together a cheaper kit than that one you posted.
I won that kit in the contest they ran earlier this month. Not sure how I could piece together a similar kit any other way than free...

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Unread 07-19-2014, 02:55 PM   #13
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Unread 07-19-2014, 05:38 PM   #14
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Next big mod:
http://www.metalcloak.com/Duroflex-L...cks-p/7180.htm

Can't say how excited I am...
Such a great thing to win! Congratulations, should look awesome on your Jeep!
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Unread 07-19-2014, 05:42 PM   #15
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Thanks. No idea when I'll get it... but hopefully before the end of the year.
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