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post #16 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
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Looks good but I bet your front driveshaft goes boom soon.
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98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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post #17 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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I never thought the lift kit would cost me sooo much money afterwards though well i kinda had an idea. Of course i wanted some bigger tire after the lift...so bought them...looks awesome but oufff....no more power at all on the highway...hard time to reach 100km/h with the wind in my face...4.56 is my next mod for sure

In the mean time, i had some driveshaft problem in the front after the lift kit...vibration when the jeep was in 4x4...did the swap with a new woody from tom wood...vibration = almost all gone

Also put a new steering stabilizer ... the stock one was small ugly and old....

Old drive shaft





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And the steering stabilizer...rough country 2.2...i wish the shaft would have cost the same as this little thing...


98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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post #18 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 05:37 PM
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Hurray!

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post #19 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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haha...look better ehh ?

This is pretty much it for now...ive been working on it for the last 4 months but only decided to start the build thread tonight thats why theres a lot at once and wont be much for the next few weeks. Only some wheeling pictures probably

Next mod : Gotta change my gearing asap...no power at all...will be going with yukon 4:56, should be better than the 3:55 i have now

98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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post #20 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 08:46 PM
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I think you would be really pleased if you painted your cladding and bumpers black. A lot of guys do it and it really improves the looks on the laredo.

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post #21 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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i think i might do that this summer...i have to wait until the snow melt though...im going to do it outside and need some nice weather...but im sure it would look nice

98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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post #22 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 09:01 PM
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I did a quick photoshop job



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post #23 of 187 Old 01-26-2010, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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It really does change the look a lot haha...your pretty good with paint

98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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post #24 of 187 Old 01-27-2010, 06:36 AM
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Looks good, what's your next mods ?

95' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 148k, 5.2, NP242, 46RH, 4" RC lift, all new adjustable ca's(2 IRO front uppers and the rest RC adjustables), nitro shocks, JKS TB's, Jet Chip, Dynamax cat back, Magnaflow cat, GTP hood vents. 31" Pro Comps with Rock Krawler "D"s. Westin brush/grill guard with Hella 500s, 411's, Solid diff covers, detroit locker rear, power lock in front, SYE and Tom Wood's front/rear shafts, RE discos, BPE's, d-rings front and back, factory tc and rad skid, hitch, Sliders next.
03' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, (wifes Jeep) 99k, 4.7 5 speed auto, K&N, KYB shocks, drilled-slotted rotors, All the toys.
2000' Ford Superduty, F250, 7.3, 198K, 37's, too much to list.

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Love the look man. Keep it up.

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post #26 of 187 Old 01-27-2010, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys...rugermack, my next mod will be to change the diff. ratio to 4:56...the 4.0 is really suffering with that tire size...??? its only 31.6'' i think...im not really impressed with the power at all and the gas milleage really went down

98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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My wife has a 03' also, she won't let me touch that one,..... yet

95' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 148k, 5.2, NP242, 46RH, 4" RC lift, all new adjustable ca's(2 IRO front uppers and the rest RC adjustables), nitro shocks, JKS TB's, Jet Chip, Dynamax cat back, Magnaflow cat, GTP hood vents. 31" Pro Comps with Rock Krawler "D"s. Westin brush/grill guard with Hella 500s, 411's, Solid diff covers, detroit locker rear, power lock in front, SYE and Tom Wood's front/rear shafts, RE discos, BPE's, d-rings front and back, factory tc and rad skid, hitch, Sliders next.
03' Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, (wifes Jeep) 99k, 4.7 5 speed auto, K&N, KYB shocks, drilled-slotted rotors, All the toys.
2000' Ford Superduty, F250, 7.3, 198K, 37's, too much to list.

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Parts for sale d30 and d35 parts
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post #28 of 187 Old 01-27-2010, 02:43 PM
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I want the same kit for my 99 WJ. But I need alittle more money for the front DS. Anyways tho let me know how you make out with it! It is a very well done WJ. Its nice to see some more canadain WJ's on here
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post #29 of 187 Old 01-28-2010, 09:12 PM Thread Starter
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The kit is awesome...the ride is great...flex good, would maybe consider some smoother shocks though...the only problem i had was a clunk in the rear and i found my problem tonight actually...took both rear shocks out...went for a drive and no clunk at all, it was like driving a boat haha, tomorrow im going in town and gonna buy bigger bolts so they fit snug in the metal sleeve on the shocks...pretty sure it will fix the problem if not ill just buy some original shocks bushing if they are available...shoulda kept my old shocks !

98% of Canadian say '' oh **** '' before taking the ditch in winter time. The other 2% are from New-Brunswick and say '' hold my beer and watch this ''

2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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The kit is awesome...the ride is great...flex good, would maybe consider some smoother shocks though...the only problem i had was a clunk in the rear and i found my problem tonight actually...took both rear shocks out...went for a drive and no clunk at all, it was like driving a boat haha, tomorrow im going in town and gonna buy bigger bolts so they fit snug in the metal sleeve on the shocks...pretty sure it will fix the problem if not ill just buy some original shocks bushing if they are available...shoulda kept my old shocks !
did you keep the old WJ shocks and steal the sleeves out of them?

or try the washer trick.

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