New build thread: Blizzard - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > Grand Cherokee General Discussion > New build thread: Blizzard

FS: 2007-2013 Jeep Wrangler "HALO" Angel Eye KitFS: Wranger BRIGHT License Plate LED! Just $3! Great valueRough Country Lift Kits and Parts!

Reply
Unread 07-18-2009, 04:00 PM   #1
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,020
New build thread: Blizzard

So after i blew the tranny out in my old ZJ I got another one since I have too much in mods to try and sell them.

Picked up a 95 Limited with the 5.2V8 for cheap. 70k on motor and tranny, 140k on the body. Still had the ugly gold trim on it.





First item was to order a Magnaflow catback and exhaust. Got it at cost and then had it welded up for $100. Didn't bother with a tip since it will only get wrecked.







Next was the gold trim and the bug guard. Guard came off, might go back on when I paint and trim it. Painted all the gold trim black and re-did the pinstripe.





New JF sticker and CB antenna


WhiteOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-18-2009, 04:03 PM   #2
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,020
The 3.5" RE lift, 1.25" coil spacers and all the junk from the old one should be getting swapped on next weekend. Im going to pick up a set of Canyon rims to paint black and put either my 31's or new 32's on.
WhiteOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-18-2009, 04:05 PM   #3
-Shoey-
Registered User
2003 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Harrisville, WV
Posts: 1,661
Looks good, but I'da just put a turndown on, instead of having it go straight out without a tip, it just looks odd IMO. But thats just a pet peeve of mine. Carry on!
__________________
2003 Liberty Limited
2004 Chevrolet Tahoe Z71
USN Jeep Club #115
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sgt.Fuzz View Post
On a 1-10 scale, I give it.... Tits.
-Shoey- is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-18-2009, 04:19 PM   #4
corndogduff
Registered User
1992  
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Mormonville, UT
Posts: 3,330
Looks sweet man, now de-badge and lift


I need a ZJ.....
__________________
Duff.
(broken)98 ZJ 5.9
UT Jeepcrew #13
NIGHTCREW
corndogduff is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-08-2009, 02:37 AM   #5
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,020
Bit of work got done, pretty much half the club is done for repairs of their own or on vacation so its been a bit hard to get help.

The red ZJ is all stripped now, I just have to decide if I'm going to part it since everything but the tranny is good or try and sell it whole.




Figured while its apart I'd add a bit of protection. So i got my rock sliders painted and ready for welding.



Skid plate for the gas tank


And a diff guard for the rear


After its all put back together I'm done messing around with it for a year, its been such a pain to do all of this over.
WhiteOut is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-08-2009, 02:06 PM   #6
indredsnake99
Registered User
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: wakefield, massachusetts
Posts: 1,447
Looks good so far
__________________
Wayne
1997 formerly GREEN now rustoleum bed lined zj 4.0 np242 bought 9/25/2008 MY 97 4.0 BUILD THREAD gone
1998 5.9l platnium zj np249 k&n sct bought 4/6/2010 MY NINER BUILD
2007 sahara 2 door wrangler stock bought 02/08/2011



Western Mass 4x4 KEVIN'S OFF ROAD IRON ROCK OFFROAD

Quote:
Originally Posted by ZJones View Post
You'll learn a lot. I didn't know anything when I first joined this site either. (not sure if that's changed at all :laugh:)
indredsnake99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-08-2009, 02:27 PM   #7
AEagle326
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Johns Creek, GA
Posts: 1,164


cant wait to see more
__________________
Andrew
1995 Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition
My Build Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by squashman702 View Post
You can never go wrong with an Orvis.
AEagle326 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-08-2009, 02:43 PM   #8
MoonyJohn
Mountain Climber
 
MoonyJohn's Avatar
2008 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: West Linn, Oregon
Posts: 6,611
Im anxious to see the finished product.
__________________
08 JK Sahara | AEV | Rock Krawler | BFGoodrich | Yukon | ARB | Solid | Bushwacker | Yakima | Rigid Industries

"Water covers 3/4 of the earth, Jeep covers the rest"
MoonyJohn is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-08-2009, 02:45 PM   #9
AEagle326
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Johns Creek, GA
Posts: 1,164
additional generic build thread compliment
__________________
Andrew
1995 Grand Cherokee Orvis Edition
My Build Thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by squashman702 View Post
You can never go wrong with an Orvis.
AEagle326 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.