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post #16 of 618 Old 04-02-2011, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
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Looking good.Will definitely benefit with larger tires.
I'd love to get some 33's but it's my DD and it's only a 4 cylinder with stock gears. I've read a lot about running that set up but it scares me because it is my dd and I am on the highway often.

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post #17 of 618 Old 05-25-2011, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
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Did a few things lately. Put some rocker panels on. Most importantly, I bought a set of 33 bfg a/ts and I finally got them on today It took me a while because I needed to buy bigger rims before I put the tires on, and I also recently lost my job so I did all this on a very tight budget. But this is how my rig sits now
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post #18 of 618 Old 05-25-2011, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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few upcoming things are maintenance first, I need a new o2 sensor, and my power steering is leaking, gotta change the oil and get my right side rear passenger shock mount on so I can finally have a 4th shock. Then I want to add to my bumper, I was going to get a custom bumper with a small stinger on but it's just added weight so I may just have a guy make me small stinger that I can just weld on to the stock bumper, idk yet. Gotta get a spare, and a better sound system
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post #19 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 07:18 AM
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figure out where its leaking, and patch it up with some jb weld. Cheapest repair you'll ever make to your power steering
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post #20 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 04:27 PM Thread Starter
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figure out where its leaking, and patch it up with some jb weld. Cheapest repair you'll ever make to your power steering
Thanks, I'm gonna try and find some time this weekend to find the leak.

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post #21 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 06:58 PM
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Your Jeep is coming out great man. You're gonna love the new BFG tires. Good to see a Jeep build by another broke college student in Mass. Have questions about your window tint...what did you use and how did you go about doing it? It looks really good and I would like to do the same.
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post #22 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Your Jeep is coming out great man. You're gonna love the new BFG tires. Good to see a Jeep build by another broke college student in Mass. Have questions about your window tint...what did you use and how did you go about doing it? It looks really good and I would like to do the same.
Well this man's a girl hahaha. I knew there was a way to tint windows so after reading a billion threads I found a write up from a guy who did his. I still have the tint on and it's holding up just fine in heat and I take my windows on and off daily without a problem. Just follow the write up and if you decide to do it just make sure you get the cut almost perfect so it isn't so big that it covers the plastic window AND goes over the cloth..make sense? Ha. Heres the link. Good luck!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/i-...indows-793255/

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post #23 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 09:22 PM
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My bad...I should not have assumed. Haha and I just read your signature at the bottom there. Thanks for the help!
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post #24 of 618 Old 05-26-2011, 09:34 PM Thread Starter
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My bad...I should not have assumed. Haha and I just read your signature at the bottom there. Thanks for the help!
Haha no problem!

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post #25 of 618 Old 05-27-2011, 04:34 AM
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Great looking jeep! It's relieving to see other 4 cylinders out there. I just bought mine for a similar price. First post!!

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post #26 of 618 Old 05-27-2011, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Great looking jeep! It's relieving to see other 4 cylinders out there. I just bought mine for a similar price. First post!!
Welcome I love my 4 cylinder. Sure a 6 would be nice but I never complain about my 4. I was worried about putting the 33's on but it's just fine!

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post #27 of 618 Old 05-29-2011, 11:01 AM Thread Starter
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Just a few more pics of the updated jeep
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post #28 of 618 Old 05-30-2011, 08:57 AM
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rampage also sells OEM replacement windows that are already tinted for only like 113 bucks i think? idk i just ordered mine last week, so i'll let you know how i like them
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post #29 of 618 Old 05-30-2011, 09:10 AM
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Cool another Red 4 Cyl College Student In MA build. I relay alot of the concerns of regearing, i'm planning on going 33s on my 4 popper soon. BTW what brand of seat covers are those, they look really nice.
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post #30 of 618 Old 05-30-2011, 11:58 AM
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Love the Chili Pepper Pearl! Not many of us have that color. Build looks good!
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