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Unread 06-23-2013, 02:49 PM   #1
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98 TJ "Zeus" Build Thread

This is a steel blue 98 TJ and it is my first car. I have only done various little mods but this summer I plan on doing more. I will try to start from the beginning and go from there.



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This is Zeus when their were no mods!

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Unread 06-23-2013, 02:58 PM   #2
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Future Plans:

- 4 inch Or 4.25 inch Zone lift
- 33s
- SYE
- Mickey Thompsen black wheels (15s)
- HAM Radio
- upgraded front speakers
- new front and rear bumpers (not sure which ones)
- winch (not sure which one)
- more stickers (lol who doesn't need more stickers?)
- Open to suggestions!
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Unread 06-23-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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Eventual plans:

- 35s
- 6 inches of total lift
- regeared axles (4.56 or 4.88?)
- upgraded rear axle: D44?
- upgraded steering
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Unread 07-01-2013, 07:40 AM   #4
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Unread 07-02-2013, 08:42 AM   #5
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First thing I did was remove the bumper end caps.

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Unread 07-02-2013, 08:47 AM   #6
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Installed a CB Radio:

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Unread 07-02-2013, 08:49 AM   #7
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Mounted my GPS:

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Ran the USB cable down through the vent and to the cigarette lighter.
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Unread 07-02-2013, 08:51 AM   #8
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Need to find a good place to mount it!

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Unread 07-06-2013, 08:15 PM   #9
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Handmade paracord grab handle!

Finished:

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Unread 07-06-2013, 08:19 PM   #10
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Maintenance today:

- Changed oil
- New oil filter
- New air filter
- New spark plugs
- New spark plug wires
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Unread 07-07-2013, 09:19 PM   #11
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Finished up the grab handle for the passenger side today. They are now both mounted with zip ties so that they are tighter and stay in place.
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Unread 07-12-2013, 03:13 PM   #12
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How it looks today after a wash and some black finish restorer!

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Unread 07-12-2013, 03:18 PM   #13
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Looking good. I have to refinish my flares soon as well.
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Unread 07-19-2013, 04:48 AM   #14
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Thanks! Right now it's going a bit slow but I'm just building up funds right now
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Unread 09-07-2013, 02:52 PM   #15
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New decals on both sides!

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