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Unread 03-22-2011, 01:18 PM   #1
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ZJ Before and After Thread

simple concept, another member started a before/after thread but asked solely for WJs. so lets see only ZJs before and after pics. make sure to add info such as lift/tire size. i'll begin with mine
step 1-before

step 2-new wheels/tires

step 3-BB with F>R

step 4-same lift with bald 32s on stock rims

step 5-same lift/tires with ARB bumper

step 6-RE 4.5" lift

step 7-new 235/85/16 hankook mud terrains

step 8-
-before

-after

step 9-the final after picture

thus concludes the 9 step program of my jeep
yal can just do a before/after or you can list yours in steps. i just did mine in steps for the heck of it

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2001 GMC Sonoma-RIP...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
[CENTER][COLOR="Blue"]RIP Troy (bigbluezj94) you wont be forgotten[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Purple"]December 2010 GCOTM[/COLOR]

5spd ZJ Club Member 001
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[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=Greengc4x4;10782815]Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


[CENTER][COLOR="Purple"]RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
you were the best father i could have wished for. I'll always miss you
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Unread 03-22-2011, 02:41 PM   #2
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Stock.


4.5" lift with ARB Bull Bar, KOR stuff, Clayton's, and 33's.



5.5" lift with Iceland stuff and 33's.



35's.

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Unread 03-22-2011, 03:46 PM   #3
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Stock circa 2006ish, 245/75r16's and a 2" BB.



On the right. Current with all RE adjustible arms and rear trackbar, Claytons front trackbar, 3.5" RE coils, JKS discos and RC shocks, 33" MTRs on 15x8 soft 8's.

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Unread 03-28-2011, 12:40 AM   #4
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Wow cant believe this hasnt caught more.

Step1-Day I brought her home. Hydro locked 5.2 and all


Step2- Dropped a 9'er grill in it and she magically started running great!


Step3- IRO 3.5" f>r and 245/75/16's




Step4- 31"s on d-windows








Step4- Trimed front and rear bumper covers to clear 33's




and eventually Step4652 lol. its a friend of mine. motivation to build mine!
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Unread 03-28-2011, 12:11 PM   #5
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i wanna see more pics of ur buddies zj. esp that rear bumper setup he's got goin on
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1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
2001 GMC Sonoma-RIP...
2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
[CENTER][COLOR="Blue"]RIP Troy (bigbluezj94) you wont be forgotten[/COLOR]

[COLOR="Purple"]December 2010 GCOTM[/COLOR]

5spd ZJ Club Member 001
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[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=Greengc4x4;10782815]Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


[CENTER][COLOR="Purple"]RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
you were the best father i could have wished for. I'll always miss you
04/28/58-2/13/11[/COLOR][/CENTER]
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Unread 03-29-2011, 02:05 AM   #6
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i wanna see more pics of ur buddies zj. esp that rear bumper setup he's got goin on
No problem purp. i can get sum more this weekend. he built everything himself and i mean everything. He's actually i the process of makin me a front bumper but shhhh! dont tell anyone
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Unread 03-29-2011, 02:14 AM   #7
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Best i can do for now. Pics from when we went to Drummond island last summer. i rode along because my 2.8 v6 xj wouldnt keep up

jeep is a 96 with the stock 5.2 and tranny with a 242 swap. axels are d44/9" combo. he mabe his own front and rear long arms. also made front and rear bumpers and sliders/boatsides.









He's making me the same front bumper minus the mini stinger
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Unread 03-29-2011, 12:18 PM   #8
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In all it's stock glory...


Wheeling w/ 2" BB and 31's


Now how it sits, 5.5" and 35x12.5r15 Maxxis Buckshot Mudders
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Unread 03-29-2011, 12:46 PM   #9
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Ok... I'll play

When i bought it:
Bone stock, blown tranny and one RANK interior


Most recent pic:



Waiting in the garage... 4.5" RC lift, all adj CA's and RE front and rear adj Track bars... just waiting on wheels and tires
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Unread 03-29-2011, 12:47 PM   #10
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That rear tire carrier is badass! Any pics of how he braced it inside for the upper side mounts?
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Unread 03-29-2011, 03:41 PM   #11
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Ill play again.

3 yr before, after install of first 4" lift


Then wheeling some 32"s with open front 373 and trac loc L.s


Then New 4.56 Yukon w/front Aussie/ previously put in the 242


Then wheeling with the snorkel.




Followed by rear locker

Then 33's Plus 1.5 " more lift


then bumper with all new flex style control arms 8 to be exact.




Then Bushwackers fender flairs



At work

then the supper swampers/ my other set of rims. for wheeling

Please fell free to tell me that you too hate the aluminum rims as much as I do.

then Show me some
Jeep Poop!




There are so many steps left out because I do not have and more time
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Unread 03-30-2011, 01:38 AM   #12
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That rear tire carrier is badass! Any pics of how he braced it inside for the upper side mounts?
not sure but i can ask.

this weekend il take as many pics as i can and find out all about it then post in the general descusion.

so please no more questions untill i post there.

on to the sexy jeep evolutions guys!
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Unread 03-30-2011, 08:58 PM   #14
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I like these threads.

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305/70/16 KM2's





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Unread 03-30-2011, 10:27 PM   #15
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Darn it, -cAcHe-, I forgot the light bar you have. That's pretty insane. A lot more high profile than the low profile I want, but no wonder you're laughing at me for wanting the Renegade bar. LOL It's a dinky toy compared to yours. I love your Jeep.
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