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post #1261 of 2220 Old 03-25-2011, 09:50 AM
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Step 1: travel over to this thread http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...gcotm-1186695/

Step 2: you then proceed to look at the sexy pictures of the jeeps, and then remember to go back through and read the specs

Step 3: you go back to the top, and select the jeep you wish to vote for

Step 4: Mashy da vote button


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post #1262 of 2220 Old 03-25-2011, 10:59 AM Thread Starter
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Hahahaha. "Mashy da vote button"

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post #1263 of 2220 Old 03-25-2011, 09:23 PM Thread Starter
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I'm really thinking about doing the gas tank tuck soon. Does anyone have anything to say on how or what I should do? Is it really as simple as cutting out the wheel well and cutting 3 inches out of the mounting bracket and welding it back together?

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post #1264 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 02:23 AM
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The most difficult part is slicing a hole through the unibody. You should then re-enforce it before you route your gas filler tube through it. I would raise it more than 3 inches if you are going to all of that work though. You should be able to lift the tank 6-7 inches.

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post #1265 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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The most difficult part is slicing a hole through the unibody. You should then re-enforce it before you route your gas filler tube through it. I would raise it more than 3 inches if you are going to all of that work though. You should be able to lift the tank 6-7 inches.
I'm guessing for the fill tube?

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post #1266 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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Saw this beast today...
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post #1267 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 09:40 PM
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Now that's the kind of station wagon i could own,nice lil play toy just not sure what i'd do with it.
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post #1268 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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Not for $5,000.... WAY too much. The thing was a joke and a half.

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post #1269 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 09:52 PM
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Yeah i guess the pic. just made it look better then it is and 5k is a lot of money for a play toy not to mention what you would do with it,i'm looking for a play toy to take on trails but also to use as a 2nd car .
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post #1270 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 09:56 PM Thread Starter
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Well use your WJ as a play toy!!

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My WJ is my DD and hunting rig and will go on trails and sand dunes but i'm looking for a hard core beater to take out and trash on and do some rock crawling,dont wanna tear up the WJ on these trails,i'm looking for a old CJ,FJ-40,or early bronco and since i sold my tow rig i have to find something i can also drive on road and since i sold my truck my WJ is only thing i have right now so it would be crazy to go tear it up (the bank would love that) so i'm looking for a beater
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My WJ is my DD and hunting rig and will go on trails and sand dunes but i'm looking for a hard core beater to take out and trash on and do some rock crawling,dont wanna tear up the WJ on these trails,i'm looking for a old CJ,FJ-40,or early bronco and since i sold my tow rig i have to find something i can also drive on road and since i sold my truck my WJ is only thing i have right now so it would be crazy to go tear it up (the bank would love that) so i'm looking for a beater
Gotcha. Just get a pos Cherokee. Jeep and relatively strong.

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post #1274 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 11:39 PM
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Yeah i thought about another XJ,i've built them before (wish i had it back now) just gotta find stronger axles for it,i went through a couple of the famous or infamous D-turdy 5 rears and 1 d-30 front,i also thought bout an older ZJ with v-8 and D-44 and maybe exo-cage it to try and save on body a little,i dont want a ticket magnet since i will have to drive to and from trails,i would really like to get an early 80's CJ-7 and swap in d-44's
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post #1275 of 2220 Old 03-26-2011, 11:58 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah i thought about another XJ,i've built them before (wish i had it back now) just gotta find stronger axles for it,i went through a couple of the famous or infamous D-turdy 5 rears and 1 d-30 front,i also thought bout an older ZJ with v-8 and D-44 and maybe exo-cage it to try and save on body a little,i dont want a ticket magnet since i will have to drive to and from trails,i would really like to get an early 80's CJ-7 and swap in d-44's
Yea, a ZJ w/ Exo cage would be sick!

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