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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:05 PM   #1
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When I bought her in 2005, she had 24K miles, soft top, 2" Rubicon Express Budget Boost Lift with shocks, 1" M.O.R.E. Body Lift, KC Day Lighters on windshield, Hella 500 driving lights, tow hooks, Auto Meter Air/Fuel gauge, and 31" tires. I have since been building her over the past nine years, buying and adding parts as soon as I bought her. I want to learn and have been doing as much of the work as I can myself and with the help of friends and my Dad. I wanted to build an off road capable Jeep with the reliability of a daily driver, using not the most expensive parts, but good parts that are affordable for someone on a tight budget.

Future Mods: Aussie Locker Front, Detroit True Trac Locker Rear, HP Dana 30 Nitro Chromoly shafts, Superior Axle Tube Seals, Hyline Hood Louver, In-Cab Winch Controls, Flat Flares.


Specs:
2003
Jeep Wrangler TJ
Patriot Blue Pearl Coat
Dark Charcoal Interior
Air Conditioning
X Model
4.0L
5 Speed Manual
Transmission NV3550
NP231 Transfer Case
Soft Top
Hard Top


Suspension:
4" Rough Country Long Arm
1" M.O.R.E. Body Lift
1-1/4" Crown Automotive Spacers on the front springs
Bilstein 5100 Long Arm Shocks
Rough Country Front Quick Disconnects
Rough Country Front Adjustable Track Bar
Rough Country Rear Adjustable Track Bar
Rough Country Dual Steering Stabilizers
Pure Jeep Steering Box Skid Plate
Teraflex Rear Lower Shock Relocaters
Currie Currectlync Heavy Duty Steering System


Axles / Drive line:
High Pinion Dana 30:
- 27 Spline
- Nitro 4.88
- Dana 44 1310 Yoke
- UnderCover Fabworks HD Cover
- Moog Ball Joints
- Moog U-Joints


Ford 8.8:
- 31 Spline
- Nitro 4.88
- Welded Tubes
- 1310 Flange Adapter
- Disc Brakes
- E-Brake Cables
- UnderCover Fabworks HD Cover

Rugged Ridge Slip Yoke Eliminator
Tom Woods Driveshaft
UnderCover Fabworks Extra-Clearance Carbon Steel 3/16" Skid Plate
UnderCover Fabworks Lo Pro Transmission Mount
Crown Automotive 39 Tooth Speedo Gear
Novak NP231 4WD Cable Shifter


Tires / Wheels:
35x13.50x15 Toyo Open Country MT
15X10 American Racing Outlaw II with 4" Backspacing
35X12.50X15 BFG KM2 Spare
Plasti Dip Rims Flat Black


Recovery:
Smittybuilt XRC-8 Winch
Rough Country Winch Mounting Plate
ARB 3/4 D-Rings Front
ARB 3/4 D-Rings Rear
Tow Hooks On Rear Frame
Rugged Ridge Expandable Shovel
Fold Up 4-Way Lug Wrench
48" Hi-Lift
Hi-Lift Handle Isolator
Hi-Lift Mount: (3) 2.25", 2 piece clamp on shaft collars
Kidde Fire Extinguisher


Engine / Exhaust
Air Conditioning Kit from JeepAir.com
Brown Dog 1" Ultra-Flex Rubber Motor Mounts
INSYS-USA Intake System
K&N Air Filter #RU4950
Spectre Blue Coupler
Quadratec Extreme Duty Battery Terminals
Air Raid Throttle Body Spacer
Lou's Custom Exhaust 2 Chamber Muffler
Magnaflow High Flow Catalytic Converter
Exhaust Turn Down Tip
Duralast Yellow Top Battery
Mopar Engine Block Heater
Autolite APP985 Spark Plugs


Exterior:
Custom Front Bumper:
- 4 Custom Light Tabs/Mount
- Bumper is designed out of 5"x2"x3/16" steel tube
- Ends of the bumper are capped with 1/4 inch tabs which are CNC plasma cut out of 1/4 inch plate
- The D-ring mounts are machined out of 3/4 inch plate, tubes are mandrel bent from 1-3/4, .120 wall DOM
- The overall width of the bumper is 52"
Custom Rear Bumper:
- Two, 2" round LED back up lights
- The Bumper is 54" long by 5" high. It is 2" wide
- The square tubing is 2" X 2" by .120 wall thickness
- Swing away tire carrier, greasable joint, with locking latch for up to 36" tire.
Bushwacker 6" Pocket Flares
Smittybilt Hood Scoop
Smittybilt XRC Rocker Rails With Step
Off Road Only LED Lite DOTS (2nd Generation)
Off Road Only LED Plate Lite
Jeeperman LED 3rd Brake Light
KC 6" 100W Daylighters On Bumper
KC 6" 100W Daylighters On Pillar
KC Daylighters Pillar Mount
KC 5" 55W Apollo Series Driving Lights
Hella E-Code (ECE) 7” Round H4 Headlamps
Sylvania Silverstar Ultra H4 Bulbs
Headlamp Gaurds
3/4" Mini Amber LED Side Markers (2)
Plasti-Dip Flat Black Grill & 1/2 Front Fenders
Plasti-Dip Trail Rated Badges
Soft Top Zipper Pullers
Crown Automotive Parking Lenses



Interior:
74-xHP: Wedge Base LED Bulb-74-BHP: Blue, for Instrument Cluster (5)
NEO4-B: 4mm NEO4-x Blue, for HVAC Controls (3)
Kilby Dash Mod Pod
Auto Meter Single Pillar Pod
Auto Meter Air/Fuel Gauge
Cyberdyne Volt Gauge
Cyberdyne Amplifier Temperature Gauge
Cyberdyne Outside Temperature Gauge
Cyberdyne Vacuum Gauge
B&M T-Handle Shifter
Jeep Rubber Floor Mats
Rough Country Grab Handles Front
Quadratec Black Grab Handles Rear
Blue Toggle Switches (4)
Mopar Blank Switch Panel Squares
Daystar Vent Switch Panel
Daystar Blue Rocker Switches (2)
Window Tint - 20% - Front
Hardtop Tint - 5% - Rear
1.5" Seat Lifters
Blue LED Alarm Light
2005 TJ Leather Shifter Boot
Rampage Adjustable Door Straps
Rampage LED Map Light
Scan Gauge II On-Board Automotive Computer
Scan Gauge II Blend Mount
Overhead CB Rack
Cobra 16 CH CB Radio
MaxTrac 16 CH PD Radio


Sound System:
Alpine CDE-143BT CD Player
Infinity Kappa 4x6 Speakers In Dash
Alpine SPS-500 5-1/4" Type S, Speakers in Roll Bar
Alpine SPS-500 5-1/4" Type S, Speakers in Mod Pods
Alpine Type E, 12" Sub Woofers (2)
Select Increments Mod Pod Under Doors For 5-1/4" Speakers
Rockford Fosgate 1000W Capacitor
Alpine Mono M-500 V-Power Amplifier
Custom Made Box For Two 12" Sub Woofers
Audiovox Sensor Alarm System with Remote Starter



Parts Once Installed, Now Removed For Reference:
Sylvania Silverstar H4 Sealed Beam HeadLamps
DDM Tuning 6000K 55W HI/LO HID Headlight Ballasts
DDM Tuning 5000K H3 HID Fog Light Ballasts
Hella 500 Driving Lights
2" Rubicon Express Budget Boost Lift
K&N Air Filter
Bushwacker Trail Armor Side Pockets
Rough Country Short Arm Lower Control Arms
Rough Country Adjustable Rear Upper Control Arms
Rough Country 2.2 Shock Absorbers
Rough Country Rear Bar Pin Eliminators
Skyjacker Dual Steering Stabilizers
Hi Lift mount Using 4" Exhaust Clamps
33x12.50x15 BF Goodrich Mud Terrains
33x12.50x15 BF Goodrich All Terrains
Jensen In-Dash DVD/HD Radio Player
AMI 12" Stubby Antenna


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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:07 PM   #2
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I will post pics from various installs and pics I like of my jeep!


Jeeperman 3rd brake light install
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:09 PM   #3
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Front Bumper
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:12 PM   #4
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Bushwackers 6" Pocket Flares
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:15 PM   #5
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:18 PM   #6
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:25 PM   #7
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Skyjacker Dual Stablilizers
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:39 PM   #8
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Unread 01-09-2010, 05:49 PM   #9
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Unread 01-09-2010, 07:57 PM   #10
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Unread 01-09-2010, 07:59 PM   #11
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1.5" seat lifts
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Unread 01-09-2010, 08:03 PM   #12
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Unread 01-10-2010, 01:07 AM   #13
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did you make those seat risers yourself?
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Unread 01-10-2010, 04:52 AM   #14
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I have a question. Why are you raising your seats?
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Unread 01-10-2010, 10:38 AM   #15
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I put the seat risers in because in the 03 up TJs the seats sat lower then in previous years.

I got these off eBay for about $50.
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