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post #16 of 85 Old 06-19-2010, 07:17 PM Thread Starter
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Yea im going to a pick and pull yard some time in the next week to look for some tires that look a bit more agressive

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post #17 of 85 Old 10-11-2010, 11:58 PM
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I've seen this jeep around on campus quite a few times. Looking good! but you need a lift!

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post #18 of 85 Old 10-12-2010, 07:49 AM Thread Starter
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Ha Ha i know i need a lift bad!! Im looking at a 3.5 inch lift to install this winter. Not sure who to go with yet but any ideas are welcome!!!
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post #19 of 85 Old 12-09-2010, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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Installing Iron rock offroad 2"BB today with shocks and steering stablizer. Got the rear done tonight and the steering stablizer, doing the front lift and shocks in the morning. Will post pics when the lift is complete. Getting 7 to 8 inches of snow cant wait!!!!!

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post #20 of 85 Old 12-09-2010, 09:18 PM
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Nice build so far. When are you coming out to one of the club events? We need some more GCs in the club. Check us out at ddoffroad.com. Cant wait to see that budget boost on.

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post #21 of 85 Old 12-09-2010, 09:23 PM Thread Starter
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Ill try to make it out to the next meet. I cant wait to meet everyone there. Ill post pics as soon as im finished. So far it looks BA

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post #22 of 85 Old 12-09-2010, 09:51 PM
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So what fogs are those?

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post #23 of 85 Old 12-09-2010, 10:23 PM
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You end up finding any tires at the P&P?

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post #24 of 85 Old 12-10-2010, 07:24 AM Thread Starter
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I didnt find any tires as of yeat at the p and p but they said they have someone comming in to sell a set of 31's in a week and they would let me know.

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post #25 of 85 Old 12-10-2010, 07:25 AM Thread Starter
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the Fog lights are 6k HID lights in the stock housings. Ill take pics and post how i have them mounted as soon as i complete the lift

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post #26 of 85 Old 12-10-2010, 12:34 PM
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I got a set of 31s up for sale. They are Cooper Discovery STTs, they have about 75% left on them.

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post #27 of 85 Old 12-29-2010, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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So after about 2 weeks with the Iron Rock Offroad 2"BB installed i have to say its sweet. When installing the lift I also installed new Monroe Reflex shocks along with a Moog Steering Stablizer. Here are some pics of the Jeep with the new lift. New wheels going on soon.

Enjoy
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post #28 of 85 Old 12-29-2010, 06:17 PM
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nice looking. Hope to see you at the meet and greet on the 8th. Check out the website and introduce yourself.

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post #29 of 85 Old 12-29-2010, 06:30 PM Thread Starter
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Here is a pic that my friend took the day after we installed the lift out wheeling. Sry for the quality (cell phone pic) Had a blast!!!
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post #30 of 85 Old 12-30-2010, 09:57 AM
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Meet and Greet Jan. 8th, love to see the ZJ there.

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