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NEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!! ZONE 4.25" combo lift for TJ available at Rockridge4wSPARTAN LOCKERS are on sale BIG TIME at ROCKRIDGE 4WD!

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Unread 09-23-2009, 01:14 PM   #1
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Molly: WyoZJ's Build thread

Figured I better start a build thread. I wont bore everyone with what I've done in the past (bb, short arm lift, sye, regear, lockers, etc etc)
Here's Molly as she sits today


1994
4.0
NP231 w/Rugged Ridge short shaft SYE
4.88 gears with Aussie Lockers
Trail Ready Bumpers
Warn 9500
Interco 33x12.50 on simulated beadlocks

Coming soon is IRO long arms and 7" coils

Today long arms, shocks, and all the rest of the goodies showed up from Iron Rock.

I can powdercoat for free at my buddies shop and I'm thinking about powdercoating all the arms and coils burnt orange but I'm not sure I want to take the time to strip what is already powdercoated.

P.S. got some little projects for the winter

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Five speed 35" Claws, locked, some extra steel

Front and rear Trailready bumpers, roof rack, IRO Rear long arms, and HD adjustable track bar for sale
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Unread 09-23-2009, 01:16 PM   #2
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sweet jeep! more pics!!!!
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98' JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LIMITED 5.9
149k 5.9L v8 White

Crane Cam shaft and Crane, Roller Rockers, bored .030 over, edelbrock performer heads, M1 Intake manifold, Fasstman throttle body, magnacore wires, platinum plugs, K&N FIPK, dough thorley headers,3" high flow cat, 3" magnaflow mandrel bent exhaust, SCT tuned

***future mods -5.5 IRO LA - KOR sliders -KOR roof rack -

SOLD-
95' JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE LIMITED
188k 5.2L v8 White 98 ZJ rims

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Unread 09-23-2009, 01:28 PM   #3
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I'll get some recent pics when I limp it to the shop to put on the long arms but here's a couple more









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Unread 09-23-2009, 01:29 PM   #4
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and I'm pretty sure this is when I broke my UCA mounts

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Unread 09-24-2009, 12:28 PM   #5
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Last two boxes from IRO showed up today! Cant wait to get the jeep rollin again!
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Unread 09-24-2009, 06:29 PM   #6
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Did you go with adjustable arms or fixed length?

Going to be a fun winter! Just don't roll it with 7" and 33"s.
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Unread 09-24-2009, 08:38 PM   #7
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They're fixed. When I ordered they didnt give me the adjustable option, so I kinda forgot. And i've talked to CLNinja and they're pretty udjustable on the crossmember. We'll see what happens. I can always chop em and put threaded joints on. FCZJ, you should come up for the install
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Unread 09-24-2009, 09:24 PM   #8
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That may be a possibility.

If I were you, I would spend the 100$ for a pair of thread in Johnny Joints and some tube bungs and make it adjustable NOW. Seriously now is the time to do it before they go on.
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Unread 09-24-2009, 09:38 PM   #9
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on all 6 arms?
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Unread 09-24-2009, 09:59 PM   #10
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Ooohh I thought only the fronts were non adjustable... hmmm.... maybe just do the fronts for now then, that only requires two joints and two bungs. (Threaded inserts)
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Unread 09-24-2009, 10:16 PM   #11
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Yea, i'll def look into it. It would be a good thing to have
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Unread 09-24-2009, 10:49 PM   #12
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Sick jeep, that thing is a beast
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Unread 09-24-2009, 10:51 PM   #13
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Well, as long as you are thinking about it, this seems to be the best price for flex joints, and with the jam nut, cool.

Trail-Gear Inc > Suspension Links Ends
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Unread 09-24-2009, 11:51 PM   #14
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that's not a bad price at all. If I dont order them now, they will be on in the not so distant future
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Unread 09-25-2009, 12:19 AM   #15
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Is this in Medicine Bow?
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