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Unread 12-18-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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1996 Xj

i thought it was time to start my "build" thread. i bought my XJ in august right after my 18th birthday. i call her cherry

the day i got her


the maiden voyage out to four peaks





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Unread 12-18-2008, 09:30 PM   #2
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when i bought her she had a 3 inch pro comp lift, TJ alloys with 30" bridgestones, roof rack, header, K&N intake, magnaflow exhaust, and MSD ignition. since i bought her i've had to fix the passenger upper ball joint and my o2 sensor. i also added baja lights which ill post the pics a little later.
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Unread 12-18-2008, 09:41 PM   #3
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at the begining of december i took a trip with some friends up to wild cat canyon which is by heber, AZ. we killed alot of beer and did some muddin oh and we all froze lol heres some pics

fillin up


the 87 highway to payson



ma buddy chris' yota and my jeep


the water hole we destroyed


my jeep after running through



i had to pull out our buddy's rhino(hydralocked the engine)

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Unread 12-18-2008, 09:42 PM   #4
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chris gettin stuck



our friend tk did some tokyo driftin with his montero oops



the campsite



home again
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Unread 12-18-2008, 09:46 PM   #5
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i put on baja lights last week and two nights ago hit a BIG branch out at sugarloaf


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Unread 12-18-2008, 10:35 PM   #6
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Dang how did you hit a branch dude? NOOB? Bout time you got some body damage. Cool Jeep bro.
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Unread 12-19-2008, 02:44 PM   #7
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Dang how did you hit a branch dude? NOOB? Bout time you got some body damage. Cool Jeep bro.
good story out at sugarloaf i took the river as far back as i could. it was either squeeze between that branch and a rock or go back the way i came. and i could not turn around
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Unread 12-19-2008, 02:49 PM   #8
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good story out at sugarloaf i took the river as far back as i could. it was either squeeze between that branch and a rock or go back the way i came. and i could not turn around
Should have gone over the rock and avoided the tree all together.
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Unread 12-19-2008, 03:15 PM   #9
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Should have gone over the rock and avoided the tree all together.
to bad the rock was a 14ft tall boulder lol oh the peice is only 15 bucks so i may go down to pickapart and snag one
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Unread 12-19-2008, 03:38 PM   #10
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to bad the rock was a 14ft tall boulder lol oh the peice is only 15 bucks so i may go down to pickapart and snag one
Lol you failed to mention the height of the "rock" before.
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Unread 12-19-2008, 08:54 PM   #11
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Hey nice looking Jeep man, If you ever wanna get out wheeling then lemme know. Always looking for people to go out with.
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Unread 12-20-2008, 07:56 PM   #12
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thanks man you should get with zjones and i to plan a day trip
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Unread 12-20-2008, 08:41 PM   #13
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Sounds like you were between a rock and a hard place. Nice jeep.
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Unread 12-21-2008, 12:28 PM   #14
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hahaha word
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Unread 12-21-2008, 09:31 PM   #15
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so brian(zjones) and i went to four peaks today and did some wheelin. sorry no wheelin pics we came acrost a problem as brian broke his track bar although he still managed to make it back through the trail so his sisters boyfriends could tow him home.


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