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post #1 of 2292 Old 10-24-2011, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
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Better, And Redder Build Thread.

Yo as most of u no i had a 01 60th an. ed. XJ that i built. well it had some rust issues in the floors, so for fun i put it on CL listed for 7k, well i got a call and the guy offered 6800 so i took it...


so i went out and bought a 00 Red XJ, 158k miles, D30/8.25. interior is super clean, paint was ok, has some scratches but oh well i gonna wheel it. and a minor dent on the front panel that ill get out. cracked windshield, saggy suspension, and brand new 235 falkon zein tires. paid $3996 with tax.

after the first weekend of owning it, got it a little dirty



so that left me 2800 to play with. so i bought a head for my dirt bike lol so that left me 2100.... SOOO i bought a 4.5" RC n2.0 x-series lift and Motive 4.56 gears with a PORC sye.
started the install on 10/23/11


its gonna be nuts!




with in the last week i have driven it 1000 miles, Pioneer head unit, flushed trans twice, installed seat covers, cleaned it very well, new windshield, wipers, elim cat withFM40, air filter, and a bunch of other little things. oh and my dogs seem to like it





buddy got me some back up lights i gonna put in the back bumper.


had to tweek the axle so dad and i got creative


next to come are 33s and a HP30. than install my 4.56 gears and 400W amp / 12" sub!



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Build -->http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/...hread-1280981/
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because anyone can drive a wrangler
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post #2 of 2292 Old 10-24-2011, 06:56 PM
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Looks good. Ive had mine for about 3 weeks and can't wait to start doing some stuff to it

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yeah man! there awesome lol


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yeah man! there awesome lol
Its going to be my dd Im hoping the mod bug doesnt bite me too bad tho

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Its going to be my dd Im hoping the mod bug doesnt bite me too bad tho
lol mine is a DD also. just rmemeber that when u wheel it haha


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lol mine is a DD also. just rmemeber that when u wheel it haha
No wheeling for me (yet) but I'll see how it progresses lol

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its gonna be nuts!



Also, Explorer wheels = badass.
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Also, Explorer wheels = badass.
i hate those things lol


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i hate those things lol
haha, I know you do. Hows the exhaust sound? Better than the flowmaster on the other jeep?
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haha, I know you do. Hows the exhaust sound? Better than the flowmaster on the other jeep?
oh yeah! sounds awesome haha its loud too. other one u couldnt hear, this one u cant not haha


oh yeah... do something to ur jeep and update ur build thread lol


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oh yeah! sounds awesome haha its loud too. other one u couldnt hear, this one u cant not haha


oh yeah... do something to ur jeep and update ur build thread lol
haha yeah i've been meaning to. I haven't done much lately though, too busy with school. Just my headliner. I'll put some pics up tomorrow though.
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haha yeah i've been meaning to. I haven't done much lately though, too busy with school. Just my headliner. I'll put some pics up tomorrow though.
ha i hear ya man... my Am. Lit. rof told us our mid term is a week away, and we need to know 5+ stories by heart and know quotes and pages! we'll c about that haha


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Lookin good man. Keep up the great work.

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Lookin good man. Keep up the great work.
thanks! im still confused on the LCA they are buggin me idk how its gonna flex?


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I'm honestly a little confused on what you mean by it being close to the shock mount. Pictures would help.

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