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Unread 03-20-2010, 11:29 PM   #106
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I got to play some yesterday on a MX track at my buddy Ray's place. There's still grass hanging out of my transfer case skid.





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Unread 03-21-2010, 12:03 AM   #107
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how much for the chevy?
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Unread 03-21-2010, 01:33 PM   #108
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Oh yeah, I forgot to mention this earlier but I just bought a house so somewhere around the end of next month I won't have to go to my parents' place to work on my crap. My garage is only 16x20 but it's mine! It's sort of a cool story. This was my grandma's place until she died in 98. It was sold by the family in 99. I found it for sale a couple weeks ago. I've got a couple inspections and an appraisal going off this week. We're set to close April 27. I'm stoked!



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Unread 03-21-2010, 07:38 PM   #109
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I am stoked! I scored all 3 factory skids today for $22! Plus I got to spend a half a day goofing off in the junkyard with my dad.



The front one is a little tweaked but I don't think it's anything I can't fix.
What junkyard around here did you find that stuff in?! Theres never anything here from what I find... hey and are you doing the Starr Motors Off Road day May 15?
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Unread 03-21-2010, 10:33 PM   #110
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Congrats on the house.
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Unread 03-23-2010, 08:43 PM   #111
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how much for the chevy?
It'll be an antique in a couple years. It's paid for, new engine, new trans, new tires, new interior. I've got a 14-bolt FF waiting to get stuffed with new gears and installed. I've got a $500 gift certificate to get the cancer on the driver's door fixed. I wouldn't ever part with it at this point. It will be around long after the XJ is gone. And still getting 8 mpg.

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What junkyard around here did you find that stuff in?! Theres never anything here from what I find... hey and are you doing the Starr Motors Off Road day May 15?
I got them from Pick and Pull out by Oceana. The transfer skid I made work but I sold the front skid. I'll make you a deal on the gas tank skid if you need it. One of my buddies is getting married May 15 so I doubt I'll make it to the wheeling day. People really should check MY calendar before they plan this stuff!

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Congrats on the house.
Thanks man!
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Unread 03-28-2010, 08:33 PM   #112
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looks cool and you will like being the house on your own. and as long as you can move around the truck the space is big enough to work.
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Unread 04-01-2010, 08:57 PM   #113
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Killer Jeep man!!
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Unread 05-13-2010, 10:47 PM   #114
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My buddy took some pics last Sunday of me playing on his MX track.











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Unread 06-27-2010, 12:19 AM   #115
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Nothing new. It's throwing codes and I don't feel like working on it. I miss having AC but I'm back in my big Silverado for now.
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Unread 06-28-2010, 10:03 AM   #116
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nice XJ i feel the same about my 00 hate it sometimes but love it always.
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Unread 07-01-2010, 09:07 PM   #117
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I dropped it off for my dad to fool with when he has the time. Until then, I'm riding on 4" of lift, trimmed fenders and 35s getting 8 mpg and wondering whether or not I should just get the XJ running, sell it and put air conditioning and the 3/4-ton axles I already have in the truck while forgetting all about the Jeep.
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Unread 07-07-2010, 07:27 PM   #118
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what did you paint your the black strip with on the side?
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Unread 07-07-2010, 07:54 PM   #119
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what did you paint your the black strip with on the side?
he probably use a plastic specific paint like Krylon.
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Unread 07-07-2010, 09:18 PM   #120
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what did you paint your the black strip with on the side?
Krylon Fusion. Back when I did it, I made a short write up. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/...-today-851233/
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