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post #16 of 29 Old 08-04-2008, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
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here is my jeep so far, maybe that will help with ideas..



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post #17 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 06:52 PM
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I dunno if its just me but all I see are red X's

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post #18 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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no it is me. I cant seem to upload pictures, im trying to figure that out, i think it might be too many kb or something
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post #19 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 11:06 PM
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you need to be a member for 30 days and have 50 posts. just put up the image link and i will click free them for you.

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post #20 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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post #21 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 11:13 PM
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still nothin! haha

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post #22 of 29 Old 08-05-2008, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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bummer o well. ill get to 50 posts sooner or later guess i just gotta wait.. thanx anyway
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post #23 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 02:50 PM
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if i were you man i would throw a 6.5 inch with some nobby 35s make sure you get the cv driveshaft and slip yoke eliminater. i dunno roof racks look sick too put a highlift jack somewhere if ya get stuck and maybe some off road light. theres so much you can do you just have to shop around
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post #24 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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yea its just hard to pay for that stuff when i got to use most of my money to pay my dad back for the jeep and try to beef it up
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post #25 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 06:30 PM
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Get some pics.

What size are the tires your have now?

I'd suggest a 2" spacer lift with coil spacer and AAL. Preferably shocks but its cool without them. Also, some good 30" ATs will look good and not hurt the MPG much. And I know thats a big factor making minimum wage at 17. Trust me.

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post #26 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
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so i got my plan here. My b-day is in 14 days and im gonna get the sound system cause i need that. Then in like november im gonna get like a 2" bb or spacers or something to give me a lil extra and with the extra lift im gonna get 30" at's maybe bfg's or something like that at the same time as the lift.
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post #27 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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im gonna try to posts some pics again hopefully people can see them =\



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post #28 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 11:32 PM
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just keep in mind (if you go the lift route) you may need more parts other than just the lift kit, I needed axle shims, an adjustable track-bar, and new shocks for my old 2" BB...

and...Congrats on the XJ!

you'd be surprised the amount of flex you can obtain from even a BB and discos...

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post #29 of 29 Old 08-06-2008, 11:34 PM Thread Starter
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ya sometime in the future im getting alot of new stuff for the underside like shocks struts bla bla all that crap so hopefully i wont need to much
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