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Unread 11-09-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
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MJWJ12* Build Thread.

Well i finnally decided to do this build thread. I bought my WJ at the dealership after trading in Jeep liberty. I couldn't handle such a girly jeep haha.
I bought it in july 2012 with only 63000 miles more or less.
I didn't take a personal pic myself but here is what it looked like basically.


The first thing i did was get a thrush glass pack and a chrome tip and get that installed.

next i went to a pick and pull took a hitch from a older WJ and installed it.


My WJ didn't come with the tow package so i had to kinda guestimate the space for where the hitch would come out....

I didn't like the way that looked for very long so i decided to get ahold of someone that could customize me a read bumper..
Here are the pics for that.



Here is the finished product!

I really liked the out come of it, and i got it for a steal price!


Next i plasti dipped my OEM 16" silverblades.



Next i took a break to eat some of my wife awesome tacos!


Now keep in mind all this stuff has been done within the time between jully and now.

Here are some pics of the jeep...




I changed to oil 2 weeks ago and it running awesome now!

This is the old oil filter i took off.



My next puchase when i get to Ft. Bragg in jan will be this IRO 4"

and this roof rack.



Now here are so pick from last week end trail ride.





Now i would love some insight on what to do next do i can put it on the list.
So feel free to post. I will post more one ive done it. On jan 2 i will be taking a 2000+ mile road trip with my WJ pullin a nissan versa. I will post pics of that too.

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Unread 11-09-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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in the future if you have another grand cherokee that you want to add the tow hitch to......just take the rear bumper off and on the back of it is a marking for cutting the proper space out....
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Unread 11-09-2012, 07:25 PM   #3
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You coming to ft. Bragg California?
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Unread 11-09-2012, 07:30 PM   #4
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You coming to ft. Bragg California?
Yes. You there?
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Unread 11-09-2012, 08:34 PM   #5
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Just a couple hours south. We have a place about an hour from there called cow mountain. Tons of fire roads and wheeling.
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Unread 11-09-2012, 09:03 PM   #6
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Just a couple hours south. We have a place about an hour from there called cow mountain. Tons of fire roads and wheeling.
Awesome. I'm very excited for more rain and trees. El paso is only dust and dirt. We will have to meet up sometime.
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Unread 11-09-2012, 09:27 PM   #7
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BIG climate change!
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Unread 11-11-2012, 01:47 PM   #8
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Nice work. I'm interested to see what the roof rack looks like
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Unread 11-11-2012, 03:36 PM   #9
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Nice work. I'm interested to see what the roof rack looks like
Oh me too. Idk if i mentioned it but it is really cheap on amazon and ebay.
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Unread 11-16-2012, 07:50 PM   #10
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Here is the package I'm buying for it. Its going to run me about 1300$

1.5 wheel spacers.
3" iro kit
265/75/16 TW gaurd dogs


photogrid_1352653693483.jpg

Sent from my WJ.
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Unread 11-22-2012, 01:37 PM   #11
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You coming to ft. Bragg California?
So i looked back at this thread and no im going to ft bragg NC lol
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Unread 11-22-2012, 01:39 PM   #12
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just a little up date... ive got about 1500$ range of play money coming up so im also adding all of this to my list of goodies....
i cant wait!
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Unread 11-22-2012, 08:40 PM   #13
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Nice work in progress, good looking jeep so far.

Incase you might be interested, seeing as how you'll be in Texas a bit longer- http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...texas-1419143/
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Build thread- http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...build-1195835/

North Texas Grands- http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f348/...rands-1323367/

Grand Slam Texas- http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...texas-1419143/

Grand Slam Texas Group- http://m.facebook.com/?_rdr#!/groups...00000454207551
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Unread 11-23-2012, 06:32 AM   #14
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Looks like a good start., like the bumper.
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Unread 11-23-2012, 11:40 AM   #15
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Got a little bored today and decided to do some painting...

Before and after pics!
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