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Unread 05-05-2010, 08:45 PM   #46
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Haha, I know what thats like, not fun when the rad goes...

I'm glad your gonna hang on to it, its looking really good!

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[SIZE="1"][B]1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, blacked out
4.0 I6, NP249, D30-D35 with 3.73 gears
LED Interior and gauge lights, Silverstar Ultra's
Tinted tails, Baja fogs, Bedlined bumpers, removed cladding
Iron Rock Offroad 3.5" lift, 15x8 Cragar D Windows, 32" BFG A/T's
Curt trailer hitch, Cobra CB with 4ft RS antenna[/B][/SIZE]

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Unread 05-05-2010, 09:07 PM   #47
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Hey thanks buddy! Yours is looking great! Hopefully i can at least get new tires soon.

Id like to get the jeep up on a lift soon and start cleaning the undercarriage, hopefully i get some time for that.
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Unread 05-05-2010, 09:10 PM   #48
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DOnt need a lift to cleanthe under carriage, just a creeper some engine degreaser, LOTS of old rags, and some time
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

[B]To be installed[/B]: RE gen2 discos, military battery terminals
[B]To be rebuilt:[/B] HP30
[B]To be received:[/B]
[B]To be paid for:[/B]

[B]Next on the list:[/B] complete redo of brakes and
lines
[B]Needed:[/B] fittings, coil of brake tubing, Russel speed bleeders

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Unread 05-05-2010, 09:21 PM   #49
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Yeah, i could probably do it here, i just figured it would be a little easier that way. Im debating where i want to put my CB. I have nice Uniden that was given to me as a gift, but i have a smaller one too, so i think i may hold off on the larger one and put the small one in place of my ash tray. I cant wait for my job to start and start making some more money, i plan on making my own bumpers, and i have some other cool and unique ideas that i havent seen yet, theres going to be A LOT of custom fabwork over the summer, so i think im going to start practicing a little on my welding now.

I cant wait!
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Unread 05-05-2010, 09:27 PM   #50
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good luck stuff you make yourself is always better than what you can buy, then you really can say it yours
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

[B]To be installed[/B]: RE gen2 discos, military battery terminals
[B]To be rebuilt:[/B] HP30
[B]To be received:[/B]
[B]To be paid for:[/B]

[B]Next on the list:[/B] complete redo of brakes and
lines
[B]Needed:[/B] fittings, coil of brake tubing, Russel speed bleeders

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Unread 05-05-2010, 09:31 PM   #51
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yeah i hear you there. ive always been the creative type. Id like to get some of these ideas down on paper and get them planned, i really hope they turn out the way im envisioning them. I just cant wait haha..
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Unread 05-06-2010, 03:24 PM   #52
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Okay ive got a question for you guys. Im going to be getting tires here soon, and ive been reading a good bit about retreads lately.

Has anyone had them on their ZJ?

If you have how have they held up for you?

Ive read a few people saying off and on about how they arent very safe. However if i can get a few first hand opinions i was looking at the Treadwright Guard-Dog M/T in the 31x10.50R15 flavor.

Any opinions?
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:15 PM   #53
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I cant help ya in that department, i know iv read on here and other places that people have tem and like them, nut i dont have any firsthand expereince, i was wondering this also
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

[B]To be installed[/B]: RE gen2 discos, military battery terminals
[B]To be rebuilt:[/B] HP30
[B]To be received:[/B]
[B]To be paid for:[/B]

[B]Next on the list:[/B] complete redo of brakes and
lines
[B]Needed:[/B] fittings, coil of brake tubing, Russel speed bleeders

Zombie Outbreak Response Unit #75
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:20 PM   #54
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Haha yeah i hear you bud, hopefully we find out soon
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Unread 05-06-2010, 08:30 PM   #55
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If there comparable to new tire, and can save a few bucks to put towards the jeep in other places id say go for it
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

[B]To be installed[/B]: RE gen2 discos, military battery terminals
[B]To be rebuilt:[/B] HP30
[B]To be received:[/B]
[B]To be paid for:[/B]

[B]Next on the list:[/B] complete redo of brakes and
lines
[B]Needed:[/B] fittings, coil of brake tubing, Russel speed bleeders

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Unread 05-12-2010, 03:24 PM   #56
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Yeah definately. I was thinking about saving up for a big lift and big tires, but then i got to thinking. A ZJ with a decent lift, and decent tires, Locked, will go anywhere a huge ZJ with open diffs will.

For now i think im going to set my goals at the following:

Exterior Mods
- IRO F>R Swap Kit
- TreadWright Guard Dog With Kedge Grip in the 31x10.50R15 Flavor. x5 because i have no spare
- Debating a set of 5 Cragar Black V5 Wheels. Everyone has Soft 8's and D windows. CRAGAR Wheels 365-5712 - CRAGAR Series 365 Black V5 Wheel for Jeep® Vehicles with 5x4.5 Bolt Pattern - Quadratec
- New Trackbar, any reccomendations? IRO?
- Custom Front Bumper with Winch Mount, Stinger, and Light Guards
- Rear Bumper with swingout for spare, jerry cans, and water cans. Will also have a special little built in surprise or two. I dont want to give away my plans yet!
- Custom Roof Rack with Hilift and Shovel/Axe Mounts.
- Possible set of ARB air lockers
- Possible regear with lockers
- Hella 500's
- XRC10 Winch

Interior Mods
- CB
- Scanner Mount
- Head Unit
- I think it would be pretty cool to make a laptop stand, and get Terrain Navigator Pro: Maptech Terrain Navigator Pro It comes with a plugin for a USB GPS and it will show your location on the satellite maps.
- G.E.A.R. Seat covers
- Paint Interior panels, touch ups, etc.

Im into more of the expedition style wheeling, and thats what type of rig im going for.

I have some othe cool mods im thinking of doing that would really set it apart, but im still tossing them back and forth.

First Post will now be updated with the most current pic and my list of goals
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Unread 05-17-2010, 07:58 PM   #57
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Woooo... Looks like my tranny pan gasket is shot. I guess i better get over to the zone and pick one up. Ill probably be doing that tomorrow or friday. I start my Job at the dealership on wednesday

Lets see how bad i can screw up a simple job.
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Unread 05-31-2010, 03:55 PM   #58
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New job at the dealership is going great. Next check or the check after i should have enough for my 3 inch lift and wheels and a set of used 33s.

Here are some up to date pics-

Ive been doing a lot of stock wheeling. My friends are amazed at how far the ZJ will go with those bald tires. Ive been in some hairy situations and havent even been close to stuck



Not stuck here, parked checking out the trail ahead


Stock flexing in my driveway





At the mall


More coming!
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Unread 06-01-2010, 10:09 AM   #59
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DISCLAIMER: DIRTY PICS BELOW, VIEW AT OWN LIABILITY.














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Unread 06-01-2010, 10:11 AM   #60
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All cleaned up, anyone notice anything different?







With my dad's WJ-


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