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post #1 of 42 Old 12-19-2008, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
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99 Chili Pepper Red

I've been lurking around for a while now, decided to have my own thread here. I own a 99 Chili Pepper Red Pearl Coat Jeep TJ Sport.

Here are some of the pictures of the way it was when i brought it home:







It currently sits on 30" wheels. It has the D30/35 Combo unfortunately.

Here are some of the pics from my first offroading experience:












Currently, i have taken off the bug deflector, added a 12k lb Gorrila Winch, new front bumper with D Rings, added a Sailcloth Soft Top, and added Hella Off Road Lights at the corner of the windshield.

I have plans for a RC 4" Lift, 33" Mud Tires, Herculing, and Rocker Guards.


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post #2 of 42 Old 12-20-2008, 05:08 AM
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Thats a nice color and good start to a fine lookin jeep.
Its funny whenever a jeep is going through water you usually see someone grabbing onto the roll bar.

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post #3 of 42 Old 12-20-2008, 05:47 AM
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haha nice jeep man! if thats your family its awsome that they enjoy going with you! post up pics of how it sits now with the bumper and winch

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post #4 of 42 Old 12-20-2008, 10:12 AM
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Yeah that's awesome that the family goes along. My mom would get sick from the ruts.

Nice ride.

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post #5 of 42 Old 12-20-2008, 11:09 AM Thread Starter
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haha, that was the 4th of july weekend. That is actually my cousin in the back and his wife. My mom and dad were in the FJ behind me. I had 3 uncles and their wives theire too, one in a 2008 Rubicon, and the other two in fully restored CJ's. It was a family reunion of sorts
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post #6 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 06:02 AM
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awsome I noticed you have a Tn tag where are you from man?

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post #7 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 09:20 AM Thread Starter
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Middle Tennessee, in Columbia, an hour south of Nashville. I go to school over at UT Martin in West Tennessee tho. Those pictures were taken in East Tennessee, about 45 minutes outside Knoxville in Anderson County, can't remeber the city however.
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post #8 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 09:32 AM
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???

could you find out where you were? Im in east TN and im trying to find some new places to wheel.
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post #9 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 05:41 PM
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nice I used to hunt in columbia. Cool town...

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post #10 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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could you find out where you were? Im in east TN and im trying to find some new places to wheel.
Yep, i'll ask my parents. Its about 45 miutes outside of Powell. It is in Anderson County, right off of I75. There was a place selling $.55 hamburgers. There are some Dinasours sculptures or something at the exit. It is a Coal Creak Mining facility. the other side of the mountain is an the Windrock off road park.

I'll try and get more specific directions for ya.

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nice I used to hunt in columbia. Cool town...
really? did you have any luck?

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post #11 of 42 Old 12-21-2008, 08:21 PM
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O yeah I've gotten many deer and turkey there. We used to stay in an old plantation house that is supposedly "Haunted" (very creepy in there) our friend managed that house and the land for years but now works in nashville so we don't hunt there much anymore. I can't remember the houses name but I'll ask my dad.

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post #12 of 42 Old 12-22-2008, 11:27 AM
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Nice looking Jeep, I like that color.

You will find that there are many other high school/college Jeepers on here (including me, senior and I am 17)
And we are all on an extremely tight budget, just like you probably are.

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post #13 of 42 Old 01-04-2009, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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thanks, heres some of the way she sits now with the winch and lights.




and you can kinda see what we did with the radio antenna. It was hittin the windshield lights so we twisted it to an angle..

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post #14 of 42 Old 01-04-2009, 02:00 AM
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Looks good bud.

You mite want to edit you sig......30'wheels=30 ft wheels.

I assume you mean 30'' tires.

one ' is foot, two '' is inches.

Wars may come and go, but my soldiers remain Eternal.

It's nice being just down the road from DPGoffroad.

Now a 99 SAHARICON!!!!
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post #15 of 42 Old 01-04-2009, 08:54 AM Thread Starter
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haha, ya i saw that the other day actually but never got around to editing it.

Thanks

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