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post #1 of 5 Old 07-22-2010, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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'97 TJ low budget build

i bought this tj around this past christmas, miles in the 7X,xxx somewhere.

factory drivetrain-2.5L, second 4banger ive owned love it, dont want a 4.0L

before you get discouraged, i will be posting pics following this post, theyre on the one computer not networked in the house

parts already in/on or not in jeep

no rear seat
no carpet
crappy store brand rhino liner
decent head unit
black fabric "jeep" seat covers
camo steering wheel cover
warn front bumper w/winch plate and front bar
warn rear bumper w/hitch
31"procomp mud terrains on rusty chrome steelies

so this is what ive done, ill do my best with order
ditched steering wheel cover first thing
ditched seat covers, except bottom drivers (typical torn seat)
installed my head unit, sony GT630UI
nice good wash
added HF 8k winch and d-rings
added autozone fogs
swapped clutch, blown release bearing, just swapped it all while i was at it
can you say super saggy front end, i had like 1.5" of uptravel till bump
bought rancho 2.5" springs for front
put fronts in rear, 3" lift
painted spare's rim flat black
painted flares and headlight bezels flat black
ditched rear swaybar
disconnected front, when i get discos or make some ill put it back
add in gps and typical bag of recovery gear, tools, and survival gear and thats pretty much it

Plannin on takin my wheels to the dealer to dismount the tires. Im gonna strip the chrome off the rims and paint them flat black. im also gonna go ahead and do the bb balacing, itll make the wheels look better and get perfect balancing


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post #2 of 5 Old 07-22-2010, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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well heres one of it when i bought it
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post #4 of 5 Old 07-26-2010, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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took some poser shots this mornin on the way to work
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post #5 of 5 Old 07-26-2010, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
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overall im pretty stoked, i think its pretty darn good for stock arms and trackbars, discoed of course
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