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post #16 of 93 Old 12-14-2010, 04:15 PM
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i'll have to look into that


1996 ZJ- 4.0, AX-15 5SPD/NP242, RE 4.5" lift, 36x12.50x16.5 Goodyear military surplus tires, Longarms/Tri-4 link/one ton axle build/swap in progress, arb bumper, a bunch of other goodies
1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
2001 GMC Sonoma-RIP...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
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plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:

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post #17 of 93 Old 12-14-2010, 04:54 PM
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looks great

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/camo-beast-975063/

5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -Optima -E3 plugs-Custom Paint-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

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post #18 of 93 Old 12-14-2010, 05:29 PM
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awesome build very clean

check out my build of Mudzilla

2010 jk islander aka Mudzilla 2.5 AEV lift 35" kevlars, PSC front and rear bumpers Q10000 winch. More to come!
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post #19 of 93 Old 12-14-2010, 05:50 PM
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Gotta love homebrew lifts

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/camo-beast-975063/

5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -Optima -E3 plugs-Custom Paint-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

Zombie Outbreak Response Unit #75
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post #20 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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Found some more pictures, mostly of the interior.. and at night.. And yeah, i have this unhealthy obsession with blue LED's.. Dunno why, but enjoy.

Cluster:


Full interior (minus the new courtesy lights):


Subs:


HU:


And the backup lights:

95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
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post #21 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 02:22 PM Thread Starter
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And my latest low-speed mishap:





Good news is i'm using the 94 to go pick up 4 black 15x8 D-windows with some worn swampers tomorrow!

95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
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post #22 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 03:43 PM
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took me a minute to see it but holy **** man. too bad i kinda liked those rims on your rig. the blue leds look good

1996 ZJ- 4.0, AX-15 5SPD/NP242, RE 4.5" lift, 36x12.50x16.5 Goodyear military surplus tires, Longarms/Tri-4 link/one ton axle build/swap in progress, arb bumper, a bunch of other goodies
1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
2001 GMC Sonoma-RIP...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
RIP Troy (bigbluezj94) you wont be forgotten

December 2010 GCOTM

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Quote:
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Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D

Quote:
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Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D

Quote:
Originally Posted by rritch View Post
plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:

RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
you were the best father i could have wished for. I'll always miss you
04/28/58-2/13/11
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post #23 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 04:29 PM
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holy crap... i had to look at the wheel pic a couple times before i saw what happened... i was thinking... how will D-windows help a ball joint problem?... ha... glad it was low speed at least! how'd it happen... curb check or something?

1993 ZJ 4.0L AX-15 2" BB Rola Roof Rack, Warn 8274, 235/75/R15 BFG AT's, that's about all for now...
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post #24 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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Nope. Turning around in a parking lot. Perfectly level, nothing in the lot but painted lines. I pulled into a space, threw it in reverse, backed up 4 feet and heard a clattering sound on the concrete. I got out to check it and thats what i saw. The clatter was the center cap being broken away from the mounting screw and flung across the parking lot. I started a thread about it and so far the popular answer has been "ghetto rims". So i guess that leaves it at no explanation whatsoever.

95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
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post #25 of 93 Old 12-15-2010, 07:37 PM
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Like the LED's but that sucks about the rims!

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post #26 of 93 Old 12-17-2010, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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So the 4 procomp rims and swampers got picked up yesterday after i talked the guy down to $150. The rims/tires i went to pick up weren't what the guy described when i went to go look at them. THEY WERE BETTER. I'm in shock that craigslist pulled through for me. Lol.










95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
Built not bought #512
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post #27 of 93 Old 12-17-2010, 04:46 PM
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love this rig, looks really good man.

95 Grand Cherokee Limited Orvis | 96 Trans Am | 04 ZX10

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post #28 of 93 Old 12-17-2010, 05:51 PM
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awesome find, and price. But you can sell that rim for scrap metal.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/camo-beast-975063/

5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -Optima -E3 plugs-Custom Paint-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

Zombie Outbreak Response Unit #75
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post #29 of 93 Old 02-22-2011, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
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No update in a while, but I fixed the bend in the driver front rim, repainted it, painted all of the hub centers, repainted the front bumper, put all new rear brake pads/rotors/shoes on, dropped the whips to the taillights, mounted both of my maglites and knife in the hatch area, and got an OBA setup.
















95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
Built not bought #512
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post #30 of 93 Old 05-15-2011, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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So i havent updated in awhile, but i've still been dumping money into the ZJ.

So i ended up just taking off the crappy plastic bumper, and painted the exposed stuff black.


Then i did the whips.


And the stripes.


Oh yeah, and i lightly used some of that nightshade stuff, just enough to make the amber un-obvious.


All before the 35 out back blew the f up.


You know, i always read about how bad the 35 sucked, and i always thought that it wasnt really that bad. Well, i was wrong. I was just slowly driving on pavement when it imploded. So I went for the cheap easy road and ended up swapping the 3.55 axles out of my parts Jeep. 33's on 3.55's BLOWS. But they look clean, which is a plus i guess.


So my new plan for the summer is most likely going to be a long hard search for a 4.10 hp30 and a 4.10 8.8, since i dont want to regear myself and wont pay for it, and i really dont want the pos d35 after the last one i had freaking exploded. Sound like a good plan guys?

95 Limited Chargold ZJ 5.2L -5.5" lift (IRO, Ironman, and RC parts), 33" BFG M/T's, 15x8 procomp crawlers, 242 swap, 2 12" subs, 1000w amp, cherry bomb, full skid package, Kevins rear stealth bumper clone w 3/4" D rings, Rlcwelding front bumper w 3/8" D rings, XRC-8, front tow hooks, 2 daylighter fairlead lights, 2 daylighter windsheild lights, 2 55w driving lights, OBA, Cobra 18 CB, dual 4' whips, RC disconnects, smittybuilt jack, optima yellowtop.
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