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Unread 07-08-2011, 01:22 AM   #496
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I just read your whole thread and was looking forward to seen some Metalcloak rear flares mounted on some Savvy corner guards.

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Unread 07-08-2011, 07:31 AM   #497
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Yeah, I'm getting to that eventually... I hit a few snags. Over the next three weeks I plan on getting my Savvy parts installed; I have the sliders, corner guards and taillights just sitting around. I mobilize for Afghanistan on the 28th of this month, so hopefully I'll have time to get it all done. I've also got an ARB compressor and Novak shifter to install, as well as some wiring to finish. What I don't get done will have to wait until I get back.
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In the garage: Viking Offroad 350 series Hawse fairlead, ARB compressor, Savvy corner guards, Novak 231 cable shifter, EBC green stuff/Centric rotors (rear), Savvy tub rails, Savvy taillights
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Unread 07-08-2011, 09:20 AM   #498
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You are a military man? Didn't know that. Thanks for your service and get that done before you head out. Stay safe.
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Unread 07-21-2011, 07:19 PM   #499
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Yeah, I'm a Marine. Unfortunately, I ended up being activated a week early... Went on orders today, so I never got a chance to finish up the Jeep. I guess that just means I'll have plenty to do when I get back. Assuming the timeline doesn't change more, I should be back in April, and will hopefully get things done then.
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In the garage: Viking Offroad 350 series Hawse fairlead, ARB compressor, Savvy corner guards, Novak 231 cable shifter, EBC green stuff/Centric rotors (rear), Savvy tub rails, Savvy taillights
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Unread 07-21-2011, 07:25 PM   #500
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Thank you for your service my friend
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Unread 07-21-2011, 07:32 PM   #501
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Great build! Looking forward to seeing more of it in the future (and you're semi-local)
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Unread 07-22-2011, 08:01 AM   #502
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Be safe out there.
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Unread 07-29-2011, 08:18 AM   #503
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just looked through you whole thread...i love your jeep and your friend keiths....i would like to see it in person one day since im just up here in staunton....
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Unread 03-15-2012, 12:23 PM   #504
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Well! It's been a while... I come home from Afghanistan in just two weeks! My dad's been taking care of the Jeep for me while I've been gone... Turns out that the annoying vibe I felt before I left requires a new transmission and clutch to fix!! So... $2800 later, it should drive well when I get home!

bcheung30, you're only a 45 minutes up the road... Shoot me a PM or something if you want to get together to check out the Jeep. Keith moved to Minnesota, so I doubt you'll get to see his!
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RE 3.5" coils, OME shocks, Currie control arms, JKS track bars, JKS 1.25” BL, JKS 1” BMML, 35x12.5x15 Goodyear MT/Rs, American Racing ATX Chamber (Teflon), JB Conversions SS SYE, Tom Woods driveshaft, Savvy Gas Tank Skid, Warn 9.5ti, Viking synthetic winchline w/safety thimble, Metalcloak bumper, Metalcloak steering box skid, Savvy rear bumper, HP30 w/Aussie Locker, Barnett cover, XRF ball joints, Savvy tie rod flip, mini-skids, housing end JJ's, , Currie Steering, OME steering stabiliser, Metalcloak Tube Fenders/rear flares/rocker guards, ORO SwayLOC, Banks Stinger Exhaust, Cobra 75 WX ST with Wilson Silver Load, S-POD, Alpine/MOPAR RB1 Navigation Unit w/MOPAR iPod integration, Superlift Truspeed speedo correction, Lightforce 140 Lance driving lights, OTRATTW switch panel, Tinted UPOL Raptor Liner, Savvy Black Magic brakes, Centric rotors, Superior Evo rear shafts

In the garage: Viking Offroad 350 series Hawse fairlead, ARB compressor, Savvy corner guards, Novak 231 cable shifter, EBC green stuff/Centric rotors (rear), Savvy tub rails, Savvy taillights
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Unread 03-15-2012, 12:28 PM   #505
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Stay safe for these last couple weeks my friend. That sucks to hear about the transmission.

Once again, thanks for your service to our country. There is no denying that we are in debt of you (and all service members).
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Unread 03-15-2012, 12:33 PM   #506
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thank you for your service and welcome home!!
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Unread 03-15-2012, 03:10 PM   #507
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Semper fi and im in hopewell
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Unread 03-16-2012, 07:20 AM   #508
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Untrue I do see it! Safe travels back. MN is alright.... But it's a trip to Moab in October that I'm really excited about
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Unread 03-16-2012, 01:55 PM   #509
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Just read the entire thread. Great Jeep, and much thanks for your service. Stay safe and I can't wait to see the future upgrades.
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Unread 03-16-2012, 09:47 PM   #510
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Untrue I do see it! Safe travels back. MN is alright.... But it's a trip to Moab in October that I'm really excited about
Ah man, I'm jealous! That should be an awesome trip; be sure to post pictures here or on FB when you get back. I'm still hoping to get out there someday...

And I just got an email letting me know that my Jeep is ready, so everything should be fixed and ready to go!
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2005 TJ Sport, Light Khaki Metallic
RE 3.5" coils, OME shocks, Currie control arms, JKS track bars, JKS 1.25” BL, JKS 1” BMML, 35x12.5x15 Goodyear MT/Rs, American Racing ATX Chamber (Teflon), JB Conversions SS SYE, Tom Woods driveshaft, Savvy Gas Tank Skid, Warn 9.5ti, Viking synthetic winchline w/safety thimble, Metalcloak bumper, Metalcloak steering box skid, Savvy rear bumper, HP30 w/Aussie Locker, Barnett cover, XRF ball joints, Savvy tie rod flip, mini-skids, housing end JJ's, , Currie Steering, OME steering stabiliser, Metalcloak Tube Fenders/rear flares/rocker guards, ORO SwayLOC, Banks Stinger Exhaust, Cobra 75 WX ST with Wilson Silver Load, S-POD, Alpine/MOPAR RB1 Navigation Unit w/MOPAR iPod integration, Superlift Truspeed speedo correction, Lightforce 140 Lance driving lights, OTRATTW switch panel, Tinted UPOL Raptor Liner, Savvy Black Magic brakes, Centric rotors, Superior Evo rear shafts

In the garage: Viking Offroad 350 series Hawse fairlead, ARB compressor, Savvy corner guards, Novak 231 cable shifter, EBC green stuff/Centric rotors (rear), Savvy tub rails, Savvy taillights
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