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Unread 04-03-2009, 05:55 PM   #1
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UTChavok's build thread.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/nameless-zj-project-631891/

Heres a link to my build thread already in progress in the Jeep Registry, Im pretty sure thats where there supposed to be but no one actually looks there, therefore you get 0 input which blows.

Heres some pictures of how she started.
Stock: Lost the picture, everyones seen a stock jeep with 7 year old soccer players in the back seat
BB and 30" ATs:


3.5 and 32s:

(before I spent my best $100 on a lockrite


Current at 3.5 RE and 1.75 spacers with 33 KM2s:





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Unread 04-03-2009, 05:56 PM   #2
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Heres the last post too just to put a little more in this thread.

Started constructing my new crossmember. The 2x2 will be welded onto the stiffeners and then the tube is welded onto a small piece of plate that bolts to the 2x2. Its tacked on now just to mock it up. Have a 4x6 piece of plate that will be welded in to bolt the tranny mount to. Eventually the hole bottom of the tube will be plated. Have to bend a piece of tube for the transfercase skid aswell.

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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:23 PM   #3
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What's next for your jeep after the crossmember?
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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:26 PM   #4
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Save and do rear LAs and the 8.8. After I get that done regear the 8.8 and HP30 that I find to 4.56 and do front LAs, bump up to just under 6" then too. Get chromollys for the 30 and throw some 35s on there. I could go on and on haha. I basically decided to skip the waggy 44 and do 8.8/30 until I get the knowledge and ability to run full width tons, and the little factor of money.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:31 PM   #5
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When you say long arms I hope you mean Claytons.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:37 PM   #6
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If he can build that crossmember, he can build his own LA's.

ZJones, does Clayton pay you every time you mention his name lol
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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:38 PM   #7
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Unread 04-03-2009, 06:44 PM   #8
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He should be paying you to use his arms.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 07:03 PM   #9
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If he can build that crossmember, he can build his own LA's.

ZJones, does Clayton pay you every time you mention his name lol
Ha yeah definitely building my own.

A little different but basically this set up


My front lower mounts will be on the unibody though instead of built into the crossmember.
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Unread 04-03-2009, 08:23 PM   #10
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nice lookin' zj.. my lower mounts are on the unibody as well..
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Unread 04-10-2009, 04:45 PM   #11
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I just got the jeep back, it feels so much better driving this then my parents cars. No major updates though but I did change out my 4" red firestik for a 3" black one. Definitely like it better, and will be alot better in the parking garage when I go to work.
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Unread 04-10-2009, 09:34 PM   #12
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I love this jeep! You have made it a clean build. How do you like those sliders? Probably going to be my next upgrade
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Unread 04-11-2009, 08:21 AM   #13
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Is your crossmember going to be removable ? You might want to think about that.
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Unread 04-11-2009, 09:13 AM   #14
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I love this jeep! You have made it a clean build. How do you like those sliders? Probably going to be my next upgrade
I love the sliders, they saved my rockers so many times. My only regret is not getting them sooner. If you wheel with any type of rocks they would be #1 on my list to do.

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Is your crossmember going to be removable ? You might want to think about that.
Yes it is. If you look you can see two holes that are drilled on a peice of 1/4 and that bolts onto the 2x2.
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Unread 04-11-2009, 12:17 PM   #15
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What other plans do you have for it?
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