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Unread 01-12-2010, 03:43 PM   #1
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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


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Unread 01-12-2010, 03:48 PM   #2
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everything there


me (in the white shirt) and my brother in the bright shirt starting at 2:30ish


my brother taking the shocks off
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Unread 01-12-2010, 03:51 PM   #3
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stuff out on drivers side


control arm coming out
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Unread 01-12-2010, 03:55 PM   #4
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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






finally got it in. my jeep was hanging about 4 inches in the rear


the control arm was not very fun...
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Unread 01-12-2010, 04:03 PM   #5
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drivers side done


starting the other side








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Unread 01-12-2010, 04:08 PM   #6
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glad i got the 4.7


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




now shes done


my brother putting some off the small tools away
he dropped them all!!!


brotherly love
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Unread 01-12-2010, 04:10 PM   #7
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Unread 01-12-2010, 04:18 PM   #8
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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







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Unread 01-12-2010, 04:19 PM   #9
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and my favorite thing
rock lights
and i think this is a super sweet place to put the switches

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Unread 01-13-2010, 01:19 AM   #10
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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 40

anyone have some advice on a good bumper? not planning on a winch anytime soon
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Unread 01-13-2010, 01:22 AM   #11
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i would think about buying some wheel chocks
looking good tho
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Unread 01-13-2010, 01:39 AM   #12
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nice rig, i like how your switches for the lights are in the compartment sort of james bond style
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Unread 01-13-2010, 01:40 AM   #13
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now paint your bumpers and cladding black and go get some action shots
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Unread 01-13-2010, 01:15 PM   #14
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now paint your bumpers and cladding black and go get some action shots
oh, thats a good idea! kinda hard to flex without a front ds though
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Unread 02-07-2010, 12:47 PM   #15
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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
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