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post #1 of 225 Old 02-14-2009, 10:44 AM Thread Starter
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Rmtomasin build thread- Project Jeep Grand Heep

Got my jeep feb. 2007, it was my first vehicle and i wasn't involved with froadiing yet at all i just happened to get a 4wd jeep.


i worked at a toyota dealership with one of my friends who had a 4runner and lifted it and wheeled


i started doin some stock wheelin and about a year later in dec. 07 i lifted her in my garage


this was sometime in jan. a morning after i had gotten stuck all night up to my doors for about 4 hours and none of my friends could get me out so i had to wait on a chevy with 6" lift and 35" to come yank me. I flooded my tranny and put the heep out of commission for a while, my pocket has still not fully healed a year later

i've done a few mods since then

i put a kevins offroad rad support in


put in a cb radio



i wheeled it all of 08






then same time in dec 08 as in dec 07 i sunk my heep again an now have many problems such as stalling and misfiring and another tranny problems. Hopefully these will be fixed soon so i can continue with my build.


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post #2 of 225 Old 02-14-2009, 10:45 AM Thread Starter
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i know the cb sucks i'm fixing that and reconsidering a new antena mount location. What do you guys think i should do with the cb and antena, i'm think about getting a rack so i could mount it up there.

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post #3 of 225 Old 02-15-2009, 02:15 AM
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Sweet build up Teezy, I cant even remember the last time she looked that... stock.

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looks like you used a hammer to fit that CB. good to hear youll be fixing that, otherwise, good build so far.

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post #5 of 225 Old 02-15-2009, 10:35 AM Thread Starter
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went doorless for topless day feb. 3rd


went froadin last night, heep still broken road with scottharr, here are some pics.

the group


scotts tj


my friend sarah (lady_luck) wj


my friend nate's heep


stock wj high centered



after the night

scott


nate


and sarah


it was a good fun night and a brand new trail we found some road that just turned into creek crossings and plenty of stuff, was some good motivation to get my heep back up and running.

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Dude last night was a blast! cant wait til' your heep gets back up and running so we can ride some trails. get your lady back up and runnin teezy! Oh and i got my codes pulled and I had a misfire last night.

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post #7 of 225 Old 02-17-2009, 01:35 AM Thread Starter
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got some tune up parts yesterday, i got a new air filter, new oil, new plugs, wires and cap, and some seafoam



do i need anything else that you guys can think of, i've had a misfiring problem so i'm trying to fix that, and should i seafoam first then change everything?

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distributer rotor?

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distributer rotor?
yeah thats what i ment

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no i was saying you should replace the rotor when you do the cap.

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I noticed that on of the TJs had a "Southern Offroad Specialist" sticker on the windshield. My brother bought a black YJ in Birmingham with a southern offroad specialists sticker. Is that a local shop or group or something?

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lookin good. how do u like the iro 3.5" springs? iv heard theyr decent but how do they ride?

also do u have any more pics of the way u mounted ur antenna (specifically with the taillight taken off)? that is exactly the same way i want to do mine.

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Nice Jeep man. Nice to see you around on the forum. What part of Atlanta are you in?

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Next time Im up that way we should go wheeling....

looks like a hell of a good time.

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I noticed that on of the TJs had a "Southern Offroad Specialist" sticker on the windshield. My brother bought a black YJ in Birmingham with a southern offroad specialists sticker. Is that a local shop or group or something?
Yes sir. Its our local 4x4 shop around here. I bought my wheels there and they hooked me up with amd amounts of stickers. so i threw it on. my dad hates it, he says it false advertising since they didnt do any of the work. haha

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