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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:53 PM   #1
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This is my build thread that I did on another forum. I am copying and pasting it over here so the time line is not real time. I purchased it in April 2009. The original LJ referenced was sold in May of 2008. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have building it:

Almost a year ago, I made the mistake of selling my 06 LJ Rubicon. Although I didn't get to off road it much, I really miss it. I did an Carfax on the VIN and it is now living in Mesa, AZ. I hope the new owner is using it how it should be.

Anyways, I found another 06 LJ Rubicon in Denver. Earlier today, it was put on a truck and is on the way to Houston! The build will begin after a few months of driving it stock. I hope to take it off road more than the last one.

Here are pictures of the old and new. The first one will always be missed. If you see it in Mesa, let me know.

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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:54 PM   #2
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Here it is just off the deliver truck. It was only a full week late getting to me!



At home cleaned up with hard top.



The hard top was on less the 24 hours.



BL and MML installed last night.





These beautiful things were dropped at the paint shop today.





I will get pictures with the MT KM2's tomorrow.
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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:55 PM   #3
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I got the Rokmen TT and engine skid installed. I started the gas tank skid, but busted the plastic on the fuel pump line. I also broke the fuel pump harness clips. Looks like a get to visit the dealership Monday morning. Funny how it always happens Saturday afternoon after the parts department closes. A dealership with Saturday afternoon and Sunday service would probably make a killing!


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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:55 PM   #4
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The fuel pump arrived this morning and I got it installed after work. The Rokmen gas tank skid is now installed. Here are the promised pics of the engine, TT, gas tank, and steering skids. I still need to drill the bumper to install the other mounting bolt, but I got lazy and installed without for now.







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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:56 PM   #5
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Talked to Dave at Rokmen, my lift ships tomorrow! I hope to install next week.

I ordered sliders, front bumper, and rear bumper/tire carrier from Shrockworks. Let the wait begin. They have some long lead times!
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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:57 PM   #6
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I got the OME ZJ/LJ lift, Rokmen control arms, and rear JKS trackbar installed over the weekend. I will take pictures when I get home from work.

Anti-Rock will be install this weekend.
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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:57 PM   #7
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Sorry for the poser pics. I have a 6 month old son and probably won't be able to really wheel it till this fall.













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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:58 PM   #8
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Well I haven't been good about updating this thread. Since my last post I have added Shrockworks front bumper, rear bumper, and sliders. I have also added a Superwinch with synthetic line. Lastly I added a Cobra 75 CB and antenna. Oh, there was an MCAI installed at some point. Here are a few pics with the added stuff.

Here is the Shrockworks rear bumper:



A side shot of the rear bumper and the Shrockworks sliders:



Here is the Shrockworks front bumper and Superwinch:

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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:00 PM   #9
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It might not look this small for long. I have my self talked into a Highline kit. Stayed tuned.......
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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:01 PM   #10
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Well I just got off the phone with David from Northridge. I have some new gears, axle shafts and wheels on the way!

Hoping to make one more large purchase later this week after some coordination.

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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:02 PM   #11
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Major upgrade coming soon. Everything has been purchased except tires. Here is a list of the new goodies!

-AEV Highline Kit
-AEV Argent Beadlock Pintlers
-Alloy Axle Shaft and Gear Package (5.13's)
-Currie HD Steering

Stay tuned......
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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:02 PM   #12
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Thanks to Jimmy the Jeep now has new front axle shafts, seals, and Currie HD steering.





I'll add a picture of the steering later.
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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:03 PM   #13
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Got the new tires mounted on the new beadlock wheels. The Jeep really wanted to try them on! Did a test drive and only minor rubbing on the street. New shoes are staying on! No wheeling till another mod is finished in November.









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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:04 PM   #14
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Full Jeep shots.















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Unread 02-19-2010, 08:05 PM   #15
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We started the Highline today. I have to thank Mike and Jimmy. Both are great and ready to help a fellow Jeeper! We got the front finished but it was getting dark. I will get some better pictures tomorrow after we pull it out of the shop.

















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