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My 92 XJ build

day one.

picked up this decent condition 92 XJ

Details:
4.0 H.O.
D30/d35 combo
np231
5spd
2dr









00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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Next up Was a trip to the junkyard

My pickings...
99 Intake manifold and p/s pump off a WJ


S10 leaf springs and a spare front driveshaft


i also grabbed a set of brand new 2010 Rubicon shocks from the shop (only 20 miles on them)

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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99 intake install
oldness


oldness removed


side by side


installed



i removed the upper idler pulley and had to trim the timing sight on the timing cover


00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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Time for the lift!

picked up some Rustys 4.5" coils and got to work
-made the bastard pack
-removed the sway bars
-made my BPE's and installed my JK rubicon shocks
-did a tc drop (more info on this later)




dont mind the exhaust, it has since been replaced


some flex shots right after. the rear leafs have softened up after driving some the the backend now flexes better than in the pictures






full compression

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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next, modified my hinges and made my doors removable.

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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i picked up a set of 31/10.5/16 mud terrains and a set of 4 16's off of a JK along with a set of wheel adapters to run the 5x5.5 bolt pattern.

also i trimmed the front fender near the bumper to clean up the look some



00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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i just picked up a 91 2 door 5spd xj. except i had to do a lot more engine work because the person who had it before decided to not maintain it AT ALL.

I only got a 3" Rusty's lift though, i was going for the 4.5" but my dad talked me out of it...might still get some 1.5" shackles and spacers though.

Looks good!

1997 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L : 198,000 miles
2" BB : 30x10.5"

1991 5spd, 2dr, silver XJ 4.0L : 199,000 miles
3" Rusty Lift; Surprisingly no t-case drop needed!
16" Mamba MR1....265/75R16 Goodyear Duratracs
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and i mounted up half my kayak rack, i still need to modify the rear to work right.

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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i just picked up a 91 2 door 5spd xj. except i had to do a lot more engine work because the person who had it before decided to not maintain it AT ALL.

I only got a 3" Rusty's lift though, i was going for the 4.5" but my dad talked me out of it...might still get some 1.5" shackles and spacers though.

Looks good!
thanks, the 31's are only temporary till i build an 8.8 up and build the front up...then i will be going with 35's

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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i then removed the TC drop and modified the factory crossmember to have an internal Drop on 1.5's so i wouldnt loose any ground clearance.


00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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and then it was off to Jeep Beach in Daytona!







00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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installed some KC's


00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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installed rear JK control arms for my LCA's


00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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installed YJ steering and began my floor repair



getting rid of all the rust so that i can bedline my floor






still some more to do

00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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and here is how it currently sits as of the weekend.



00XJ limited.....Tons, ORI's, Caged
92xj....Linked, Locked, Caged, Armored...RIP
what are leaf springs?
"You're what's wrong with America. You don't drink enough PBR and you probably run sway bars on the street. Fawking communist."-ibjeepin95
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