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Unread 12-14-2010, 04:15 PM   #16
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i'll have to look into that

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[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=Greengc4x4;10782815]Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


[CENTER][COLOR="Purple"]RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
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Unread 12-14-2010, 04:54 PM   #17
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looks great
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

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Unread 12-14-2010, 05:29 PM   #18
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awesome build very clean
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Unread 12-14-2010, 05:50 PM   #19
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Gotta love homebrew lifts
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

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Unread 12-15-2010, 02:19 PM   #20
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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:
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Unread 12-15-2010, 02:22 PM   #21
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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!
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Unread 12-15-2010, 03:43 PM   #22
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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
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1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
2001 GMC Sonoma-RIP...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
[CENTER][COLOR="Blue"]RIP Troy (bigbluezj94) you wont be forgotten[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Purple"]December 2010 GCOTM[/COLOR]

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[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=Greengc4x4;10782815]Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


[CENTER][COLOR="Purple"]RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
you were the best father i could have wished for. I'll always miss you
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Unread 12-15-2010, 04:29 PM   #23
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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?
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Unread 12-15-2010, 05:43 PM   #24
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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.
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Unread 12-15-2010, 07:37 PM   #25
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Like the LED's but that sucks about the rims!
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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:07 PM   #26
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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.









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Unread 12-17-2010, 04:46 PM   #27
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love this rig, looks really good man.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 05:51 PM   #28
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awesome find, and price. But you can sell that rim for scrap metal.
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5.2-242 tcase-44a-30x9.50x15 MT/R-American Racing Burst Rims -[COLOR="Red"]Optima[/COLOR] -E3 plugs-[COLOR="DarkGreen"]Cu[/COLOR]st[COLOR="DarkGreen"]om[/COLOR] Pa[COLOR="DarkGreen"]in[/COLOR]t-Amsoil-Addco Front and Rear-polyurethane bushings

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

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

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Unread 02-22-2011, 04:39 PM   #29
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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.















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Unread 05-15-2011, 10:04 PM   #30
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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?
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