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Ratm 03-31-2012 08:43 AM

Daddy's power wheel TJ build (Slow build)
 
I'm making this thread to keep it documented for myself mostly. With 1 income a wife and 2 kids it is going to be a slow build.

Here is how it came to me on 5 Feb 2011:

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/.../Jeep/Jeep.jpg

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/100_2742.jpg

First thing I did was get it dirty just little bit though lol

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/100_2750.jpg

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/100_2749.jpg

This is how

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/IMAG0005.jpg

After a lot of pulling to get it out I decide it was time for some "upgrades". First thing I did was get a new rear bumper, taillights, soft top, 2.5" lift, painted fender flares and a good wash.

Start:
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/DSC_0864.jpg

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/DSC_0865.jpg

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...eep/Lifted.jpg

Finish
http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/DSC_0867.jpg

http://i1065.photobucket.com/albums/...p/DSC_0868.jpg

Thats all I have for now but hopefully ill get more updates soon

dkllr4 03-31-2012 08:50 AM

I just got a tj a couple months ago and bought about putting a small lift kit on it. How hard was it to put on. What did it run you

Ratm 03-31-2012 09:05 AM

It took me about 3 hours by myself. It's not the first one I have installed but I haven't done a ton either. I would say if you can use tools and have general idea of how/where things go your good. As for price I went through Jeephut and they gave me a pretty good deal. They have a post in the venders display area.

djflyy 03-31-2012 01:10 PM

Red to black half doors? :confused:

Looks like you're off to a good start!

Ratm 03-31-2012 01:24 PM

Doors were scratched bad and im gonna paint the whole thing black at some point so i rattle canned them for now

midnight_f150 08-02-2012 10:25 PM

Any updates?

Ratm 08-03-2012 04:17 AM

Nothing really to update... I was given a set of Pacer daytonas but I have not gotten around to putting them on yet

Ratm 12-05-2012 12:54 PM

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...46742272_n.jpg

Finally put the wheels on it

midnight_f150 12-05-2012 05:01 PM

They look good on there.

G Beasley 12-05-2012 07:42 PM

I like how it looks with the black doors ,with a set of black uppers they will look like soft doors .

robswampthing 01-23-2013 03:10 PM

time for updates man! lets do something! atleast lets wheel! so we can upload those pictures!

bobthetj03 01-23-2013 03:47 PM

I know what you mean about "slow build". I don't think it gets any slower than my build is going! Jeep looks good. Good choice to paint it black.

Ratm 01-23-2013 03:53 PM

Funny thing is the color choice has been changed to tan lol

bobthetj03 01-23-2013 03:55 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ratm (Post 14841108)
Funny thing is the color choice has been changed to tan lol

That's a good choice too! LOL! :teehee: Desert tan is one of my favorites.

Ratm 07-20-2013 08:49 AM

Does anyone have a good wiring diagram for a 98 2.5L ignition. My cluster stopped working while the key is in the run position but works fine if I move it to the start position. I'm wondering if they use a different ground in these two positions. I should note that my gauges do work intermittently and my radio horn AC and lights all work fine. It runs fine and I have swapped out my PCM, Cluster, and my ignition switch and nothing has changed.


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