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Unread 02-04-2012, 12:23 AM   #1
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98 XJ -The TJ's brother build

Hey all, just picked up this 98 XJ on Thursday after selling my subaru. I wanted something that can handle snow, trails, and DD duty while the tj is being built.

Some specs on the rig:
3.5 rubicon express superflex lift
RE hack-n-tap sye
Tom woods shafts
RE gen 2 discos
31x10.5 falkens
Fake locks
HP30 and 35. Might be regeared, need to find out

Some pictures:

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It needs a little work in the pinion angle and overall looks, but it'll do me well

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Unread 02-04-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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Hell yeah, good find man. Looks like a good starting point for after your TJ gets rock ready
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Unread 02-04-2012, 03:21 PM   #3
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how are those fog lights mounted to the front bumper?
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Unread 02-04-2012, 03:27 PM   #4
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how are those fog lights mounted to the front bumper?
The PO used a bent piece of metal to go across and have the lights mounted to that. I'm taking them off since they don't work anyways
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Unread 02-08-2012, 05:22 PM   #5
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Nice XJ. And your TJ is sick!!!
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Unread 02-11-2012, 06:54 PM   #6
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Had this happen to me on Thursday
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Unread 02-13-2012, 10:44 PM   #7
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How come you always buy jeep with the fog lights broken?
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How come you always buy jeep with the fog lights broken?
Bad wiring and they're just harbor freight lights
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Unread 02-22-2012, 01:25 PM   #9
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test fitted my tj's 32s on the xj. They fit great!

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Unread 02-22-2012, 02:41 PM   #10
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i want the same setup/lift/everything you have!! so jealous!!
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i want the same setup/lift/everything you have!! so jealous!!
Thanks man! Just get a 3.5 or 4" lift and 32s and your good to go
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Had to put the 31s back on. Traded for 32" big-o a/t's yesterday on eccos. I like the clean look. I need spacers though
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Had to put the 31s back on. Traded for 32" big-o a/t's yesterday on eccos. I like the clean look. I need spacers though
Looks good! I think it's time for some fender trimming.
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I may lift it an inch taller because I'm going to throw some stock fenders on there. Being in a snowy environment with no flairs really sucks
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So ur trying to say you're spending money on XJ upgrades rather than TJ? Hmm some may have seen this coming
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