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Unread 04-02-2008, 12:58 PM   #1
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99 TJ mini build thread

I figured that i would start one of these, since that im going to be putting on 31" tires and a 3" lift in the next two weeks.

This is what it looked like the day that i bought it


I have added a sub, and new head unit, sorry no pics of this

I put on windshield protectors.


Then tinted the windows


Added some camo seat covers and steering wheel cover


This weekend im adding some BFG AT's 31x10.50x15 (pics to come)

The following weekend ill be installing a 3" lift (pics to come)

I know that its not much but i thought that you might want to see

Enjoy

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Unread 04-03-2008, 12:21 AM   #2
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I love that color.
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Unread 04-03-2008, 12:27 AM   #3
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Unread 04-03-2008, 06:55 AM   #4
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I love that color.
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Yea i know im going to be taking them off soon to, i just havent gotten around to it yet
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This "Jeep thing" is like dating a really really hot chick, who is crazy! Its alot of fun, you spend too much money, your up all night ending up sweaty & greasy from it, your friends are jealous, you get admission into some sort of weird club... but it gets mad at your for no reason, throws fits seemingly randomly, has unexplained issues which it somehow solves on its own only after you try a bunch of different things (and spend a bunch of money) to solve it... and yet you can't resist getting in it every chance you can.
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Unread 04-06-2008, 07:33 PM   #5
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So i got the tires and the lift installed on saturday. I forgot my camera at home, but my buddy had is, i forgot to grab the pics from him , so hopefully he will email them to me tonight and then i can get them up. All i can say about the look of the jeep now is that its 100% better looking then before
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Unread 04-08-2008, 02:06 PM   #6
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Can't wait for the pics, I love the color of the Jeep.

Nice work.
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Unread 04-08-2008, 02:09 PM   #7
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Can't wait for the pics, I love the color of the Jeep.

Nice work.
I know my buddy is messing around and he wont send them to me, ugh!!!. I know i failed forgetting my camera. And thanks
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Unread 04-08-2008, 05:23 PM   #8
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is that second picture at windgap?
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is that second picture at windgap?
Yes it is , good eye
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Unread 04-08-2008, 06:56 PM   #10
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i love it up there, as soon as i get my jeep up and running im need to make a trip there
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i love it up there, as soon as i get my jeep up and running im need to make a trip there

I plan on going up there this sat. to try out the new tires and lift , when you get yours ready, i got a buddy with TJ also, we should meet up there
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yea ill pm u when i go up, i usually go up a few people so we can have a nice sized group going. make sure to take pictures when u go on saturday and post them some where.
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I finally got the pics, and i just want to give credit to my buddy Josh for taking the pics, and Trimmer and Ian for helping with the install

Total Cost:
Front Coil Springs from a ZJ $40
New Skyjacker shocks $100.96
OME Rear Track Bar Bracket $16.99
Home made transfer case bracket $30
Home made quick disconnects $6
BFG AT's 31" $133 per tire

I think the old shocks a bit shot


Taking off the old shocks


Finally got the spring out


New springs and shock on


Reinstalling sway bar
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This "Jeep thing" is like dating a really really hot chick, who is crazy! Its alot of fun, you spend too much money, your up all night ending up sweaty & greasy from it, your friends are jealous, you get admission into some sort of weird club... but it gets mad at your for no reason, throws fits seemingly randomly, has unexplained issues which it somehow solves on its own only after you try a bunch of different things (and spend a bunch of money) to solve it... and yet you can't resist getting in it every chance you can.

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Front passenger side done



Finishing up drivers side


Front is done:



Spare tire:
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This "Jeep thing" is like dating a really really hot chick, who is crazy! Its alot of fun, you spend too much money, your up all night ending up sweaty & greasy from it, your friends are jealous, you get admission into some sort of weird club... but it gets mad at your for no reason, throws fits seemingly randomly, has unexplained issues which it somehow solves on its own only after you try a bunch of different things (and spend a bunch of money) to solve it... and yet you can't resist getting in it every chance you can.
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Unread 04-08-2008, 09:45 PM   #15
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Rear stock


Removing rear stock shocks:


Installing rear track relocation bracket (what a pain )


The rear with new spring and shock
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This "Jeep thing" is like dating a really really hot chick, who is crazy! Its alot of fun, you spend too much money, your up all night ending up sweaty & greasy from it, your friends are jealous, you get admission into some sort of weird club... but it gets mad at your for no reason, throws fits seemingly randomly, has unexplained issues which it somehow solves on its own only after you try a bunch of different things (and spend a bunch of money) to solve it... and yet you can't resist getting in it every chance you can.
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