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post #31 of 173 Old 09-14-2007, 09:39 PM
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Nice, keep us updated on your progress.

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post #32 of 173 Old 09-14-2007, 09:57 PM
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Where at in Texas are you? I have yet to find someone on JF within 100 miles of me. . Sweet yota, If it hadent been for finding a Jeep first, I would also have one.

Sold the 98 TJ Sahara. Buying another Jeep soon!
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post #33 of 173 Old 09-14-2007, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Where at in Texas are you? I have yet to find someone on JF within 100 miles of me. . Sweet yota, If it hadent been for finding a Jeep first, I would also have one.
I live in north Austin. To be honest I had to google Edna, Texas to figure out where it even was
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post #34 of 173 Old 10-14-2007, 07:19 PM Thread Starter
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I had JK Customs in Round Rock, Texas weld up my cage. This is the same shop that did all of the tube work on my old rig so I know they build there stuff to last. The new cage is a DIY cage kit from Essentially Offroad but Jason @ JK Customs added in some extra details that improved on EOR's design(check out the dash bar he cooked up for me)

Here are a few shots I will get some better ones once I toss some paint on it





I can't wait to wheel it for real now with no fear of rolling
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post #35 of 173 Old 10-18-2007, 07:44 AM
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Dark Side?

I don't see a Grand National.

'13 Explorer, '12 Outback,'07 JK, '06 Mustang GT, '05 PowerWagon,'05 Freestar, '02 Yamaha
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post #36 of 173 Old 10-18-2007, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
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Dark Side?

I don't see a Grand National.
i was thinking more in the star wars sense of dark side
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post #37 of 173 Old 10-19-2007, 02:27 PM
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Very nice, get some pictures when you go wheeling.
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post #38 of 173 Old 02-06-2008, 07:53 PM
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what year and model yota is that?

1998 Sahara TJ 4.0 6-cyl ,90kmiles, Black Hard top, 4" Rough Country Lift, 33x12.5 BFG MT's on Black Cragars, Warn XD 9000 Winch. Premium Infinity Kappa Sound System w/ 12 inch Sub. Willing to trade for White or Silver TJ. I just don't like my color.
and....1991 YJ 2.5L 4-banger, white, 130k miles, Black Supertop.3.5" BDS + 1"shackle lift, 33x12.50 BFG AT's on Black Cragar 15x8's.
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post #39 of 173 Old 02-07-2008, 08:40 AM Thread Starter
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It is a 91 pickup.

I will have some updates very soon, I have some new parts being dropped off by the UPS man today
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post #40 of 173 Old 02-07-2008, 08:36 PM
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Very nice truck. Can't wait to see everything added, it will look awesome.
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post #41 of 173 Old 02-07-2008, 09:29 PM
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Nice Toy. I had a roommate in College Station who had a '91 with a solid front and buggy spring rear. Last I saw it was on 37's, but that was several years ago. I remember being at Heat Wave one year when he had 33's on it with the same suspension and crawled up a 44" bogger on one of the show trucks there. Damn thing was impressive.

Where do y'all go around Austin? I will hopefully be up there for a few years starting this fall.

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post #42 of 173 Old 02-08-2008, 08:48 AM Thread Starter
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Here are a few of the parts that will be going into the front axle.

Six shooter knuckles and high steer arms(stock configuration is a 4 bolt arm)
Upgraded ARP knuckle studs
Full axle rebuilt kit


and to think this all started with one broken steering stud on my stock knuckles I should be good for 39s and hydro steering



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post #43 of 173 Old 04-26-2008, 03:58 PM Thread Starter
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I have been really busy moving into a new house, but I finally got my new steering knuckles installed. Here are a few pics:



these things are stout


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post #44 of 173 Old 05-17-2008, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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Here are a few shots from a day trip I made to check out Boulder Creek offroad park. I was having camera problems so the pics are kind of blurry





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post #45 of 173 Old 05-28-2008, 05:10 PM Thread Starter
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I pulled my bed off to work on mounting some ford shock towers, and rebuild the rear crossmember

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