New Memeber: Viplogics 2004 Laredo 4.7 build - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 10-17-2013, 02:15 AM Thread Starter
VIPLogics
Registered User
2004 WJ 
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: honolulu
Posts: 1
New Memeber: Viplogics 2004 Laredo 4.7 build

Aloha,
New Member from Hawaii who is an ex-BMW mechanic and I wanted to share my WJ build that I started in late August 2013. My WJ is a trail ready 2004 4.7 Laredo that I purchased locally from a gentleman who brought it with him from Iowa. I got it at a very good price because the rocker arm issue caused the motor to sound like it was going to blow up and scared the seller to just dump it. A friend helped me bring it home and I was happy boy.

The second day, I slapped on wrangler 18" wheels I picked up from CL to update the look, it was a big mistake because of clearance issues. A week later, I picked up front and rear overland varilock axles and installed the rear. Since the big rims and tires kept rubbing on the body, my WJ got stuck everywhere even with the varilock in the rear. I was flustered and installed the rough country 4" lift kit, picked up 17" wrangler rubicon rims with M/T tires, installed custom slider, cut my bumpers, pounded my fenders, and cut the body for more clearance.

It hasn't been very long that I've owned my Jeep but I am very happy with it and I'm hoping to install my front axle by next week to attack the "JEEP Eater" hill at a local trail called peacock flats.

Alright, here's what she looks like:

Attached Images
       

Last edited by VIPLogics; 10-17-2013 at 01:10 PM. Reason: added more photos
VIPLogics is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 10-17-2013, 11:27 AM
jpat30
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Groves
Posts: 552
Looks great; I especially love the new 10th Ann Rubicon wheels you have there. Welcome to the party!

-Carpe Diem Phil 1:20
jpat30 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 10-17-2013, 03:37 PM
rdkendrick
Registered User
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 3,150
Aloha, welcome to the forum. Those are some big wheels. Good luck fighting that hill!

Sent from my iPad using my fingers
rdkendrick is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome