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Unread 07-13-2011, 12:00 PM   #1
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another 5.9 build.. project nj

Picked it up a few weeks ago, dark slate, 133k no rust normal aging for a 98'. Not to bad on the price and previous owner took great care of it with all records. He owned her since new so I know its a reliable truck.

Just a little background, Im 19, in college in virginia now. Came from an XJ





8.5 inches long armed 35's yata yata

now on for the new 5.9


stock specs are good, 44a in the back 30 up front 3.73's, 249 t case, mopar 360 alot of ya know it all.

So far sitting in the basement I have a bunch of parts,

IRO 5.5 critical long arm kit (coils swapped to 4.5)
all adjustable arms
jks discos
bilstein 5125 upgrade
jks bar pin elims
jks eye conversion
teraflex spacers
new coil isolators f&r
tennenco stabilizer
rugged ridge drop pitman
33x12.5 goodyear kevlars
15x8 pro comp fake beads
xrc8 smittybilt

and some more in the mail on there way!

Many updates will be shown but for now just wanted to get this build thread underway!

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Unread 07-13-2011, 12:09 PM   #2
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very nice!!
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Unread 07-13-2011, 03:10 PM   #3
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Very clean XJ. Congrats on the new 5.9l! Can't wait to see where the niner build goes!
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Unread 07-13-2011, 04:16 PM   #4
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Good start to a build. What bumper are you going with? I'd also reccomend an SCT tune. Woke up my 5.9 big time.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 05:52 PM   #5
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Good start to a build. What bumper are you going with? I'd also reccomend an SCT tune. Woke up my 5.9 big time.
Thats what ive been asking my self haha, looking to go with either the iceland, or iceland winch mount plate and build off of it. Or custom stinger like the xj...

Thanks for the good words too!
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:09 AM   #6
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jeep blew up! need 25 posts to move to classified ad.....
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:11 AM   #7
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gonna be parting it out, have the tires 95% tread (600 miles on them) drop pitman, origional tires and rims 65% bilsteins, brand new brake lines, t flex spacers, brand new isolators f and r , sound bar, inetrior and anything else you could want from the original truck.
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:12 AM   #8
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3 more posts for it to go in the classifieds
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:13 AM   #9
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:13 AM   #10
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What happened?
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:13 AM   #11
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:14 AM   #12
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in the classifieds people
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:19 AM   #13
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deer came out and I swerved and went into a ditch.. insurance totaled her and I got to strip it. Sold a bunch of things already, ask me for anything. Located in Central NJ
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Unread 08-29-2011, 10:36 AM   #14
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damn that sucks! you should keep the lift parts and get another one.
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