move the lift over and add the lower control arms
replace the cv joints with u joints
flex tests to look at the brake lines
take more pics
RE 3.5'' coils
RE mono tube shocks
JKS quicker discos
JKS front and rear trac bars
Rancho HD SS
need to get
front recovery, thinking custom 2'' receiver with multi mount winch
rock rails, either JCR stage 3s or something home brew
selectable lockers and regearing, maybe a super 30 up front or full axle swaps, dunno yet, we'll see what happens down the road
I have rear upper adj ca's from RE for sale if you're interested.
1996 ZJ- 4.0, [COLOR="Purple"]AX-15 5SPD/NP242[/COLOR], RE 4.5" lift, 36x12.50x16.5 Goodyear military surplus tires, Longarms/Tri-4 link/one ton axle build/swap in progress, arb bumper, a bunch of other goodies
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
[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]
So you got a Grand, for a grand, with a grand worth of work done. Call it the 3Grand Cherokee? Grand-Cubed maybe?
Originally Posted by billyzj
G3 so far probably be G8 by the time I feel close to done
its all just grand, life's grand.
came across this earlier, with good detailed instruction pics, Im thinking about using the mounting brackets and some of the winch plate to make a custom 2'' receiver hitch for a multi mount winch. http://www.roughcountry.com/jeep-zj-...late_1049.html
I like how it looks clean and flush if you want to keep the bumper cover, but with adding a hitch, and probably a custom prerunner style tube bumper with lights, I think it could come out really clean and functional
front bumper mount cad plans, still looking for someone who just sells them, but at least finding this is a solid lead for getting whatever bumper plans I come up with rolling.
been a spell since I've had a chance to work on either jeep, hoping to get over and trade a little work for the guy who owns the shop/yard both rigs are at. trying to match our schedules to get anything done has been tough, but hopefully I'll have some positive progress to post soon.
been awhile. got my dana 30 spicer rebuild kit for the front end from kolak. still need to install it, but once thats all in the new ZJ should be streetworthy. hopefully drive it for a week or so, give that and the transfer case swap a good shake down, then move the 3.5'' lift over off the silver one and have everything operational again.
If a picture's worth a thousand words, then this will save a lot of time if you've ever heard me tell Jeep stories. top to bottom; '89 Cherokee/2'' lift/30'' tires/sold with 270k miles, '97 Grand Cherokee/stock/same 30'' tires, 3rd pic/3.5''lift/31'' tires/RIP/blown motor/parting out, 4th pic/'93 Grand Cherokee/stock, bottom pic/transfer case swap/rebuilt front end/same wheels and tires/awaiting 3.5'' lift and other goodies. Thank you to everyone who's helped me a long the way. There's been a lot of ups and downs, good and bad times, hold my beer and watch this, and ah s*** were f*****(usually those two followed one other) but I wouldn't trade the memories for anything, and I cant wait to finish this green Jeep and get out there and make some more. If you're still reading this, like my photography site, and fill out a Bowl Mania entry. Happy Holidays everyone