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Unread 08-06-2014, 12:56 PM   #1
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Its a WJ thing build thread

Well i have been on JF for over 2 years now and decided to start my own build thread. This is my 2nd WJ, my first one i totaled unfortunately last Xmass eve. I bought another WJ as soon as i could haha. Below is a list of all the mods i have done so far:

4in lift
cubby 4 switch plate
interior LED's
dual ram air intake
ZJ reservoir swap
4wd shifter swap
in-bumper LED reverse lights
cut front bumper

I think im missing a few things but if you have any questions or pic requests, just PM me.

Here's a few pic's of my WJ's then and now:

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24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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Unread 08-06-2014, 01:00 PM   #2
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The first 2 are my old 04 WJ which i still have and the last few are the before and after the lift install pics. The last pic is how she sits now minus my roof mounted LED's.
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2004 WJ 4.7 - 4in lift
RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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Unread 08-14-2014, 12:47 PM   #3
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while doing my rear coil isolaters, I decided to paint my rims....well come to find out the front tires have major cupping on the inside of the tread and uneven wear :-/ AND my oil pan finally took a dump and really started leaking. luckily I have a new oil pan allready to go in next week and I have an extra set of 32s laying around that I was going to sell haha. I still have to do my front spring iso's too. lots to do this weekend and next week. heres how she sits with the painted rims...

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RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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just scored a 242hd tcase for $60...now I just need new rear drive shaft
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RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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Unread 09-07-2014, 11:55 AM   #5
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nice i was thinking of doing the steelies myself
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So i found out that i needed to replace my passenger side wheel bearing before going on my wheeling trip yesterday...so getting right into the change, i also found out that my caliper wasnt properly releasing and i needed pads and rotors as well. After spending lots of money i didnt want to, my gf and friends left for whispering pines, just north of geneva ny. We hooked up with a couple jeep clubs there and had a pretty great time. i did meet a fellow wj member on jf and his badass 6.5 lifted wj with 35's. I didnt break anything...but bent my light bar mount 4inchs left when i clipped a tree turning around on a trail...owell haha. Oh and i lost a front sway bar bolt which made my 2hr drive home really interesting.
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RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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I have finally decided on what my next investments for my WJ are going to be and are as followed:

Spartan locker - Dana 44HD
rocker panel replacement w/ box steel
Hard-KOR tie rod
RC long arm upgrade
33in tires ( unsure if im going to get 15in rims or stay with the 16's and use wheel spacers )

After i get 33's, the next decision is whether or not to go up to 6in springs, which would be clayton springs
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2004 WJ 4.7 - 4in lift
RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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Unread 10-16-2014, 07:12 AM   #8
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nice i love those light bars where did ou get them?
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Unread 10-16-2014, 09:31 AM   #9
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I got mine on ebay for $54. I can justify spending so much money on a legit one. it works pretty good though for the price.
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RC springs shocks//IRO UCA's+LCA's
JKS trackbar//KOR bushings//Moog trailboss SS
24" light bar//x2 3" duallys//JK steelies//31's

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