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Unread 12-04-2007, 12:08 PM   #1
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Another build in progress.

Well I'll start off with a big thanks to all the info on this site, it's helped with some of my decisions. Next, I hope this is the correct section. If not, mods please move it. Thanks.


OK, so I bought this Jeep the first week of Nov. Drove it a couple hundred miles then parked it and started ordering parts, after receiving the wrong parts a couple of times and many phone calls it all came together. I started with a '08 wrangler X Unlimited, Steel Blue, w/ 3.73's. This is how she looked.








I went w/ the Rubicon Express Long Arm (RE LA) 4.5" kit, I also did front and rear drive shafts. I went w/ the Fox 2" w/ res.








For wheels and tires I went w/ 18" Moto Metal 954's (18"x9") and BFG 37/12.50 Mud Terrain KM2.




Now this is how she looks today.





Sorry that all I have is poser shots, I just got back to town and haven't had a chance to take her out. As soon as I do I'll get some photos put up.

Next I'm going to fab the bumpers and a rear tire swing-out. I was going to start w/ the front first but I think I should do the rear so I can get the fifth full size wheel and tire on.

Thanks for looking, and I'm good w/ constructive criticism so feel free to tell me what you think, good or bad...

Oh yea, 5.13's are also on the must do list.

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Unread 12-04-2007, 12:12 PM   #2
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nice lookin JK. better get it dirty though

how do you likethe KM2's?
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Unread 12-04-2007, 12:27 PM   #3
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Love the way it looks, good job.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 03:44 PM   #4
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mean stance. nice job. Way to fill up those enormous front fender flares, they look somewhat proportional now.
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Unread 12-04-2007, 04:36 PM   #5
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nice looks great!
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Unread 12-04-2007, 05:04 PM   #6
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Night and Day diff!

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