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Unread 03-16-2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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Project Patriot

03 GC 4.0L Laredo



Suspension

Bilstein 5100 (f) and 5125 (r) shocks, KOR Dual SS Setup, Addco 1" Rear Sway Bar, 4.5" Clayton Springs with 2" pucks for a total of 6.5", KOR Sliders, JKS Quicker Disconnects, Iron D44 Rear Swap, Clayton Long Arms Front and Rear, Carolina DS front Double Cardan DS, JKS Tie Rod and Drag Link, JKS Adjustable Front Trackbar with Super Hard Bushings, rotated knuckles, tank tuck.
Tom Woods SYE and Custom Rear Driveshaft. 4.10 gears front and rear, ARB locker in Front and Rear.

Engine
63mm bored throttle body, K&N FIPK with AEM Filter
Summit Transmission Cooler and Remote Filter
Sunpro Transmission Temperature Gauge

Recovery
ARB Bumper, Mile Marker SE9500 Winch with Synthetic Rope
Mopar Factory Hitch Receiver
Custom skid plates
Highlift Jack
Homemade 15lb CO2 setup

Wheels and Brakes
Cragar 15x8 Soft 8s, BFG ATs 35 x 12.5 x 15
PFC Pads, Slotted and X-Drilled Summit Rotors all 4 corners W/ GoodRidge SS Brake Lines

Electrical
Optima Yellow Top to keep it all running
Pioneer AVIC-F900BT Double Din Navigation unit with Sirius Satellite, Alpine 250w Amp, Alpine Type S (doors), Infinity 3.5" Tweeters and Basslink Subwoofer
500watt Power Inverter hardwired in
3rd Generation Projector Headlights with 55watt 4300k HIDs and Digital Ballasts on dedicated relays.
Cobra Model 75 CB radio and Firestick Antenna
Hardwired Cobra Radar/Laser Detector
Viper Security System to keep the bad guys away.

Misc.
Yakima Mega Warrior Roof Rack with extension, spare tire, and tool mounts.
Driving lights on roof rack
Smittybuilt Gear Seats both front seats

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We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/


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Unread 03-16-2009, 08:52 AM   #2
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Early picture with 2" BB and Crush Rims installed, also Westin Bull Bar and Nerf Bars



Post 3" IRO lift install

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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/


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Unread 03-16-2009, 08:52 AM   #3
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Installation of double din head unit.

http://www.jeepsunlimited.com/forums/showthread.php?p=4347027#post4347027


Current ARB Setup, control box is under the bumper, plug on front and dash controls as well





Both replaced with IRO Long Arms



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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/


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Unread 03-16-2009, 08:52 AM   #4
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homemade bumpstop extensions





Rear Lowers installed correctly

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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/


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Unread 03-16-2009, 09:37 AM   #5
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reserved for even more pics
well lets see them!
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Unread 07-07-2009, 09:02 AM   #6
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started adding some pics, more to come

Yakima Mega Warrior Roof Rack installed





JKS Sliders and Rock Lights, soon to upgraded to LEDs





Front Steering Components, JKS Tie Rod, Drag Link and Trackbar (what a PIA to keep tight) and KOR dual SS. Also a shot of the loop I tie my Swaybar up with.





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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/


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Unread 07-07-2009, 10:38 AM   #7
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Rear Cargo and Interior

First aid kit and fire extinguisher


Sub, amps and power converter




Flashlight



Dash and upgraded switches





Under hood: FIPK with AEM filter, Yellow Top, Accessory Fuses and Relays, HID Ballast





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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 07-07-2009, 10:45 AM   #8
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Very Nice....gives me some great ideas!
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Unread 07-07-2009, 11:52 AM   #9
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What size rim/tires were you running with your BB? And are those the Rugged Ridge Wheels?
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Unread 07-08-2009, 07:12 AM   #10
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What size rim/tires were you running with your BB? And are those the Rugged Ridge Wheels?
I was running the same wheels as I am now, they did rub at full lock a bit especially when backing up. They are american racing crush rims, 17x8 and the tire size is in the first post. Once these wear out I am going to a 31 - 32 inch silent armor on the same rim. Working on a D44a swap right now to get my gearing up to 3.73 for the larger tire size.
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Speak softly and carry a big stick.

We have room but for one flag, the American flag . . . We have room but for one language, and that is the English language . . . And we have room for but one sole loyalty...and that is a loyalty to the American people. T. Roosevelt 1919

2003 Grand Cherokee 4.0L Laredo

My Build Thread

A few goodies
http://s257.photobucket.com/albums/h...umb55839/jeep/

2001 Kawasaki 1200 ZRX
A few Speed parts, fun to ride
http://www.zrxoa.org/

2006 Red Liberty
Wife's ride, pretty stock
http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/h...mage0008-1.jpg

http://www.cnc4x4.org/

http://www.treadlightly.org/

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Unread 07-08-2009, 11:12 AM   #11
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Damn...you KNOW what you're doing when it comes to working on WJ's. Haha
real clean setup you got goin..keep up the good work
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Unread 07-08-2009, 10:03 PM   #12
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Awesome work keep it up
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Unread 07-08-2009, 10:24 PM   #13
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Looking good, I'm not a fan of those rims but to each his own.
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Unread 07-08-2009, 10:43 PM   #14
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Damn dude, forget what the rims look like, thats an awesome WJ. You just need more lift
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Unread 07-08-2009, 10:43 PM   #15
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I seen your Post on Selling The Rustys and IRO adjustables? Did they just plain suck? im considering this for when i do my 4" lift

Pm me If they are still for sale mybe we can work somethin out

Btw I hate you Cause you have a Double Din WJ thats clean I would give a nut to have one. lolz
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