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Unread 11-12-2013, 09:59 AM   #46
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Did you ever get that head unit/nav to work? That looks like it'd be awesome.

Great work on your XJ so far.

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Unread 02-23-2014, 08:24 PM   #47
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Another great build. Just to let you know. I did an 04 TJ steering wheel in my 98 with no issues. Bolts right on and air bag plug is the same. But i did not have any controls on mine for anything. So if you can figure out the steering wheel controls youll be all set. Keep the updates coming! I live seeing an xj live to see another 100k miles!
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Unread 02-23-2014, 09:23 PM   #48
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Subbed. Cant wait to see how it turns out. Really like the modern updates that your doing.
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Unread 06-17-2014, 05:02 AM   #49
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This is a hellova build man, how do you like you're new Miller? Running a .023 for the body im guessing?
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Unread 08-02-2014, 09:20 PM   #50
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Did you ever get that head unit/nav to work? That looks like it'd be awesome.

Great work on your XJ so far.
I changed my mind on the setup and have decided to just keep the stock head unit.

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Another great build. Just to let you know. I did an 04 TJ steering wheel in my 98 with no issues. Bolts right on and air bag plug is the same. But i did not have any controls on mine for anything. So if you can figure out the steering wheel controls youll be all set. Keep the updates coming! I live seeing an xj live to see another 100k miles!
Thats great to know, thanks!

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This is a hellova build man, how do you like you're new Miller? Running a .023 for the body im guessing?
Yup! Though I used the .023 to weld some 3/16" the other day with no issues.

UPDATE: I haven't posted in this thread for over a year... time for an update! I've been overseas followed by spending some quality time getting the WK ready for some trails so this project hasn't made much progress. So today I got to it! I acquired a '14 SRT for daily driving duties so the XJ is now going to be a mountain Jeep for my father in Colorado (my parents live in Ouray... so they are in need of something that can get anywhere). He's going to help foot the bill so there should be some good mods to come. Today I just started small with the install (well really just test fit and trim) of some flat flare bushwackers.



I'm going to throw my WK's tire/wheel setup on the XJ (the WK is going to 37's ).



Looks great with the new style JCR bumper!



How the tires should look with 1.5" spidertrax adapters:

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Unread 08-25-2014, 09:11 PM   #51
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Bought all the paint over the weekend. almost $1k in paint and supplies! The sanding will never end...



Its hard to tell but the roof is pretty wavy. Instead of spending months to correct this I'm going leave it. The roof rack will hide it!



Trimmed my JCR bumper to match the bushwackers:



More bodywork:



Fixing some rot in the right rocker:



The bushwackers really open up the wheel wells. 30's look tiny:



Good thing the 34's are going to fix that:



Hopefully it'll be ready for paint by the weekend!
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