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mtnmarc 01-12-2010 02:43 PM

mtnmarc's '99 WJ build thread
 
hey guys... so i started with a 1999 grand cherokee laredo with the 4.7 liter engine
92,000 miles when i bought it just over 2 years ago.
quadra-drive
d30 in the front
d44a in the rear
tow package
infinity system

now:
just hit 138,800 miles
teraflex 4 inch coils
iro adjustable front lca's
black diamond shocks
jks adjustable trackbar
rustys ss and sway bar links
33x12.50x15 pro comp ats
15x8 cragar soft 8's

here it is stock
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...arc/img092.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 02:48 PM

everything there
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0015.jpg

me (in the white shirt) and my brother in the bright shirt starting at 2:30ish
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0011.jpg

my brother taking the shocks off
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0013.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 02:51 PM

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0014.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0017.jpg

stuff out on drivers side
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0018.jpg

control arm coming out
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0021.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 02:55 PM

bought coil spring compressors, but forgot them at my buddies house 45 minutes away. so we had a good time trying to get the teraflex coils in
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0023.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0024.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0025.jpg

finally got it in. my jeep was hanging about 4 inches in the rear
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0026.jpg

the control arm was not very fun...
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0027.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 03:03 PM

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0028.jpg

drivers side done
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0030.jpg

starting the other side
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0031.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0032.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0033.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0036.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0041.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 03:08 PM

glad i got the 4.7 :D
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0048.jpg

so from here, my photographer lady went in the house to eat!
my buddy came and helped a lil. so we finished pretty fast. here is the last tire going on
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0050.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0052.jpg

now shes done :)
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0053.jpg

my brother putting some off the small tools away
he dropped them all!!!
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0060.jpg

brotherly love :D
http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0061.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 03:10 PM

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0062.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0063.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...c/IMG_0066.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 03:18 PM

just gunna put these other pics in....
i have a pioneer deh5000 deck
rockford fosgate 6x9 in the front
rockford fosgate 6.5 rounds in the rear
rockford fosgate 4 guage power wire
rockford fosgate t400-4 amp for the speakers
rockford fosgate p2d412 in ported box
and crappy soundstream 320.2 amp for the sub
diesel 2 farad cap

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...nmarc/deck.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...tnmarc/sub.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...ockfordamp.jpg

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...dstreamamp.jpg

mtnmarc 01-12-2010 03:19 PM

and my favorite thing
rock lights :thumbsup:
and i think this is a super sweet place to put the switches

http://i818.photobucket.com/albums/z...ightswitch.jpg

mtnmarc 01-13-2010 12:19 AM

still to come during tax returns....

carolina driveshaft around 300

heater core :( 115

either brighter head lights or driving lights

a-arm spacer 100

front upper control arms 140 from iro

possibly on board air, i really like viair around 275

new shoes :p 40

anyone have some advice on a good bumper? not planning on a winch anytime soon

gixxerphil 01-13-2010 12:22 AM

i would think about buying some wheel chocks
looking good tho

zjzach 01-13-2010 12:39 AM

nice rig, i like how your switches for the lights are in the compartment sort of james bond style

zjzach 01-13-2010 12:40 AM

now paint your bumpers and cladding black and go get some action shots:thumbsup:

mtnmarc 01-13-2010 12:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by zjzach (Post 8680494)
now paint your bumpers and cladding black and go get some action shots:thumbsup:

oh, thats a good idea! kinda hard to flex without a front ds though :(

mtnmarc 02-07-2010 11:47 AM

so there is a place next to where i live thats selling 1.75x.120 wall dom 20 feet for $40. and my buddy has a tube bender and a welder. im gunna post some pics of a bumper i have planned out, and i want to get teh advice of some jf members :thumbsup:


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