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View Poll Results: GCOTM
Atlas92 21 41.18%
spife7980 1 1.96%
StrokedWJ 10 19.61%
UTChavok 18 35.29%
98BlackZJ 1 1.96%
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Unread 10-24-2011, 08:08 PM   #1
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Year: 1999
Model: WJ
Drive Train: 4.0L, auto, ZJ 242 transfer case, HP Dana 44 front and Ford 9" rear with 5.13 gears
Suspension: IRO 6.5" coils and rear A-arm, Bilstein 5125's, and the rest is all custom with Creeper Joints
Wheels/Tires: 37x12.50 Wrangler MTs for the road and 36x13.50 Bias Iroks for off-road
Other Notable Modifications: Custom front bumper, rear tire carrier, 1 Ton steering, Boatsides, and lots of triming
Favorite Modification: Axle swaps
Least Favorite Modification: Spool in the rear
Favorite Trail: Interlake, IN
Best Trail Damage: Rear bumpstop got ripped off
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Year: 1997
Model: ZJ
Drive Train: D30, D44A 3.73
Suspension: IRO 5.5" front long arm
Wheels/Tires: 265/75-16 Nitto Terra Grapplers, 16x7 soft 8s
Other Notable Modifications: IRO steering, transfer skid and all of the piddly stuff is in the build thread
Favorite Modification: JKS Quick Discos
Least Favorite Modification: The long kit.
Favorite Trail: Cibolo Creek
Best Trail Damage: Nothing notable
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Year: 2000
Model: WJ
Drive Train: D30- 4.56 gears, Lockrite, Dutchman Chromoly u-joint shafts. Ford 9" - 4.56 gears, Strange Nodular case, Detroit locker, WJ disc brakes. NP231 TC
Suspension: Custom LA's & 6" lift, Bilstein shocks
Wheels/Tires: 35x12.50x16 Maxxis Trepadors on OEM Timberlines and 1.5" spacers
Other Notable Modifications: 4.5L Stroker, SCT Custom Tuned, ARB front bumper w/Warn xd9000i, Homemade rear bumper & belly skid.
Favorite Modification: 9" swap
Least Favorite Modification: dents/scratches
Favorite Trail: TNT Rock Garden @ Gulches
Best Trail Damage: Exploded D30 ring gear & twisted chromoly shaft.
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Model: ZJ
Drive Train: 5.9L, 231, D30, Ford 8.8 Locked front and rear
Suspension: Custom front radius arms and rear triangulated 4 link. 5.5" coils
Wheels/Tires: Cragar soft 8s with 35" BFG KM2s
Other Notable Modifications: Sliders, Unibody stiffeners, belly skid, lots of small things
Favorite Modification: 4 link, the rear flexes like a champ
Least Favorite Modification: still running the D30
Favorite Trail:Lower rock garden, Harlan KY
Best Trail Damage: Flopped it at Uwharrie National Forest
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Year: 1998
Model: ZJ Limited
Drive Train: 5.2, 44RE, NP242, HP30, 8.8, 4.10's, Aussie locked F&R
Suspension: 4.5" IRO springs, KOR trackbar, Clayton's longarms
Wheels/Tires: 33x12.50 KM2's, 15x8 Cragar Soft 8's
Other Notable Modifications: Clayton's belly skid, Ruffstuff diff covers, KOR rock sliders and rad support, homemade bumpers, IRO OTK steering, WJ brakes, Sanden OBA that doesn't work
Favorite Modification: Clayton's
Least Favorite Modification: Sanden OBA, it was a pain to get it working and then the A/C clutch blew
Favorite Trail: Tough to pick a favorite, I really enjoyed Trail 31 and Trail 20 last time I was at Rausch Creek.
Best Trail Damage: bent/cracked front bumper, almost ripped off the axle side front trackbar mount
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Unread 10-24-2011, 09:50 PM   #2
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Ronnie FTW!!
1997 ZJ Laredo
4" Lift
Plenty of lights
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Unread 10-25-2011, 09:17 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by 1stblack97ZJ View Post
Ronnie FTW!!
Ha thanks man. voted for strokedwj... things pretty sick and I havent seen a GCOTM with 2 jeeps that have pictures on the same trail
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Unread 10-25-2011, 08:16 PM   #4
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Allas...nice front bumper. Simple and clean...with function
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Unread 10-26-2011, 04:30 PM   #5
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Atlas got my vote.
WJ build thread.
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Unread 10-26-2011, 05:46 PM   #6
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Have some sweet looking Grands in the running this month but I had to give my vote to Atlas.
02 WJ Limited, 4.7L H.O. v8, 6.5" IRO CP Long arm kit, 35x12.50x15 Goodyear Wrangler MTR Kevlar's on Cragar soft 8's
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Unread 10-26-2011, 10:03 PM   #7
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It was a very tough choice for me, but my vote goes to UTChavok. Other than having a sweet ZJ, I noticed he never votes for himself...pretty classy IMO
2004 WJ Laredo-selectrac 242-I6- Custom XJ intake w/Amsoil cone filter- PSC HD Pump & Res- PSC ported box- B&M trans cooler- B&M PS cooler- Custom chevy 1 Ton over the knuckle steering- Rough Stuff 1 Ton tierod & draglink ends- Saguaro 4x4 Front 3/4" shackles, Rear hitch & Warn 3/4" shackle-Mopar Front skid,Gastank skid -IRO TC skid- RRO super sliders- 6.5'' IRO critical path lift -IRO extended rear arms-Bilstein 5125 shocks -IRO F&R 6.5'' Bump stops-Carolina drive shaft-16x7 black soft 8's - 34'' Super swampers-Yukon 4.11 gears -Ultimate RCV shafts - LockRight Locked ECGS bolt in rear D60 -35 spline Chomloy shafts -BTF HD diff cover -IRO Adj A-arm-OX Locked super D30 -OX HD diff cover -OX drive away lock-Rock Krawler d30 truss-Stillen rotors & Matrix pads-JKS Adj Track Bar-JKS Quicker discos -Relocated OME SD-40 Steering Stabilizer-BDS stabilizer brackets-Relocated washer bottle-Removed rear sway bar-Cobra CB-TomTom one XL navi-alpine deck

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Unread 10-26-2011, 10:08 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by UTChavok
redzj is the coolest dude ever.

You got my vote.

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