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post #31 of 93 Old 05-15-2011, 11:14 PM Thread Starter
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And heres the most updated full shot of it.



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 #32 of 93 Old 05-15-2011, 11:23 PM
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I love the mods you've done. Every little detail. The mounting of the fire extinguisher is great, and I like the Maglights mounted up. How'd you level them so well, and where'd you get the mounting hardware for the fire extinguisher? I'd come check it out in person, but Houston is a good 9 hours away from me, maybe more.


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post #33 of 93 Old 06-24-2011, 09:34 AM Thread Starter
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Some more work done. New SS brake lines, more LEDs, rc performance stabilizer, fuel killswitch, trans shifter, fixed the ac, and brakes all around. Painted the badges, and stripes.

Also, the carrier in my pos 35 broke (pinion shaft wallowed out hole, then snapped) so for the time being I'm rocking the 3.55 combo from my parts jeep. on the bright side though i stripped and painted them before installing, so they look awesome.
Over the next 2 months I'll be getting an hp30 and 8.8 disc combo and building them mildly before I swap them in, with 4.10 or 4.56 gears and a rear locker.

Oh yeah, and it rained in Houston yesterday for the first time in like 2 months, so I seized the opportunity to go mudding.
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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 #34 of 93 Old 11-09-2011, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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Got sick of my limited cladding, so painted and installed all of my parts jeep's cladding. Also made some wrangler-style windsheild/mirror mounts for my kc's, which still need to be painted.



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And I also get to pick up my Kevin's rear bumper on Sunday.

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 #35 of 93 Old 11-09-2011, 06:21 PM
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The black cladding looks worlds better than the color-matched stuff. I like the chargold color quite a lot, now that I've had it nearly 5 years. That said, Laredo cladding does look better on it.


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post #36 of 93 Old 11-09-2011, 06:45 PM
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where did you get those gauges? I thought I saw some like it once but can't seem to find them again.


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post #37 of 93 Old 11-09-2011, 09:36 PM Thread Starter
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The black cladding looks worlds better than the color-matched stuff. I like the chargold color quite a lot, now that I've had it nearly 5 years. That said, Laredo cladding does look better on it.
Yeah I like it a lot better. So far I've painted black on the bumpers, rear window louvers, grille, rockers, and cladding, and I love the look. And I got rid of all the pimpin gold accents awhile back.

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where did you get those gauges? I thought I saw some like it once but can't seem to find them again.
eBay. They were like $20. I got them over two years ago though..

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 #38 of 93 Old 11-11-2011, 12:19 AM Thread Starter
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where did you get those gauges? I thought I saw some like it once but can't seem to find them again.
Here
http://www.ebay.com/itm/160657623433?redirect=mobile

And the wj people
http://www.ebay.com/itm/160642131291?redirect=mobile

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 #39 of 93 Old 11-11-2011, 12:31 AM
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I didnt know u had a build thread. Looks good mang. Whats next?

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post #40 of 93 Old 11-11-2011, 12:35 AM
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man, i love that color. keep up the good work
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post #41 of 93 Old 11-11-2011, 10:53 AM Thread Starter
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I didnt know u had a build thread. Looks good mang. Whats next?
Yeah, ive just never bothered to keep up with it. I guess now's a good time to start eh?
The immidiate plans are getting the Kevin's rear stealth bumper on sunday, and immediately starting on a rear tire carrier similar to the one he sells. When that done, everything's coming off the roof in favor of a few mpgs.

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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man, i love that color. keep up the good work
Thanks bud.

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 #43 of 93 Old 11-12-2011, 09:49 PM
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Can i see more detailed pics of the wrangler style light mounts?
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post #44 of 93 Old 11-13-2011, 10:46 PM Thread Starter
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I'll get some tomorrow of how it's actually mounted to the body.

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And I picked up my bumper. It's not a Kevin's like I thought though, some guy decided to copy Kevin's stealth bumper's overall design with his own touches, including the bottle opener built in and the little bulges on the sides that follow the factory body flare.

I installed it after earlier tonight after it was already dark, so right now the only pics are at the gas station haha.


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post #45 of 93 Old 11-14-2011, 09:35 PM Thread Starter
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Better pics



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I'm just glad to have a bumper back there that's all one color. From day one with me, the factory one looked like this:


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Also, thanks to the PO, this pic is a prime example of why you need trackbars at 3".

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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