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Unread 10-21-2011, 01:31 PM   #1
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2004 WJ Freedom Edition into DevilDog Edition

Bought my first Jeep WJ in July 2011, haven't done much to it yet but have some good plans ill post later. I love the sleek and aggressive look of the WJ. After thinking about what I wanted to do with it as a project I thought how can I make it have more Freedom in it. So with sticking with the original look of the WJ this thread is about turning my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Freedom Edition into my own work that will be the DevilDog Edition.

Enjoy and I'm open to suggestions within reason.

These pictures are of when I first picked it up in July.

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Unread 10-21-2011, 01:37 PM   #2
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THE TO DO LIST---

CB radio with Fire Stick antenna and PA System
New Deck(radio)
Subs and amp
Off road lights behind the Grille and by the side view mirrors
Skid plate transfer case
Tail light black outs
Skid plate front suspension
New speakers(old ones are shot on the passenger side)
Head light restoration
Remove air box noise reducer
3 Fog lights behind the grille
2.5inch Lift
Dual steering stabilizers
1.5 Wheel spacers
Bigger and new all terrain tires
Spartan Mechanical Locker- rear Dana 35
Differential guards
Change diff fluids

will post pictures of final and how to for installation
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Unread 10-21-2011, 02:04 PM   #3
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Front grill guard. And sell those rims to me haha.
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Unread 10-21-2011, 02:29 PM   #4
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Front grill guard. And sell those rims to me haha.
haha no way love those rims and im iffy on the grille guard, im trying to keep the sleek look the WJ has
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Unread 10-21-2011, 02:33 PM   #5
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Here's the Pictures of it in August. All stock still with its bald street tires off roading. Did rather well other then some clearance problems.
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Unread 10-21-2011, 02:36 PM   #6
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That thing is beautiful. A little lift on that will be nice IMO
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Unread 10-21-2011, 03:38 PM   #7
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hella clean! especially for a black vehicle (shows marks in reflection more than anything)

get a lift on that ASAP.
IMO, for your list of mods, you don't need a dual stabilizer.
and whaaa?? you gonna lock your turdy5? what kind of wheeling and how heavy is your foot while off roading? the 35 isn't the strongest axle that can support abuse, especially when locked. better off locking the front.
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Unread 10-21-2011, 07:20 PM   #8
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That thing is beautiful. A little lift on that will be nice IMO
Thanks, yeah very few scratches and one stupid door ding from the last owner. Getting some tires with the lift in the winter and probably the locker too. Not sure what tires though. Wanna get a pair of all terrains since its still my DD. Leaning towards BFG AT but I loved my old Cooper Discoverer ATR's, had those on my land rover; worked great. Might have a poll in November for it
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Unread 10-22-2011, 07:35 PM   #9
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Mounted the off road lights behind the grille, only had room for the two. Like how they came out though will post better picture of the final tomorrow. Finished the wiring just in time for dark.
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Unread 10-22-2011, 07:58 PM   #10
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Just checkin I eas in. 30 days and can't stand posers that act like or make it seem like they are military. Where are you stationed?
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Stationed in Garden City NY, and trust me I know how frustrating it is with the military wanna be's.
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Wtf is up in ny lol. Recruiting?
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