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Unread 04-14-2009, 11:22 PM   #16
3shifty
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The guy ended up selling em before I could buy. So, now I'm on the hunt for some 31's.

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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:49 PM   #17
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Lift completed!!

Day pics soon. I did have a couple rattles, after the lift, but I have worked them out for the most part. Most were caused by bolts/whatnot not being tightened all the way.


Just to give everyone an idea, these are the parts I used:

Rusty's 3" Spring Pack
Rusty's .75" Extended Shackles
Rusty's Quick Discos

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Unread 08-27-2009, 09:31 PM   #18
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Ive done some more work since I last posted. I put in a 136amp alternator from a Grand Cherokee. Ive got a transfer case drop that Im putting in tommorow, as well as a steering stabilizer, since ive had some death wobble. Ill get some pics up. Im looking for some 31's if anyone local might have some for sale.
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Unread 11-26-2010, 01:41 PM   #19
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Heres a pic after the lift last winter, about 9 months ago! Have some new pics up soon, Im working on getting it back into shape!
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Unread 11-26-2010, 01:44 PM   #20
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I love red XJs. That looks great. Post up some updated pics.
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96 XJ 4.0L/AX15/NP231/AUSSIE'D D30/C8.25/4.5" RE LIFT/33'S/BUMPERS, SLIDERS, ETC...
"I pitty the fool who lists D30's and 31's, then tries to talk **** on PBB":

Originally Posted by Durt_Diver:
Those pics might be a little too flexy for this thread. You don't happen to have any pics of your friends xj on a curb by chance?
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Unread 02-25-2011, 07:21 AM   #21
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Time for some rusty's cut out flares!!!
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Unread 09-23-2011, 09:13 PM   #22
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Updates:
Chrysler 8.25 Disc Brake Conversion
Replaced Ax-15, with one from a 1996
Transmission Mount

I've done so much basic maintenance, that it doesn't seem like I've done much to make her more capable. But, she is definitely more reliable now, and I have a lot less to worry about. Pics, etc to come!


Looking for:
D30 locker
Center Caps

Things to do next:
Fix Rockers
Coolant system overhaul

Items I have to install:
Drivers side Wheel bearing
Unity Spotlight


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