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Unread 09-18-2010, 10:14 PM   #1
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Ethan79's 2000 TJ build

Whats up everybody. I got my 2nd jeep wrangler in late july and have been working on it since. its a 2000 Yellow Jeep Wrangler SE. 2.5 4cyl with Ax5, stock D30 up front and stock D35 out back fo now....
when purchased, the jeep had rubicon springs, 2" BDS coil spacers ( 1 3/4" to be exact) and a 3" body lift on bald 33x12.5 BFG mudterrains on 15x8 MT classic II's. this is my DD and i do take it through the mud quite a bit but not really any rock action as of now. i am a senior in high school so keep in mind that funds are limited... i do what i can.

CURRENT MODS

- Rubicon springs
- BDS 1 3/4" Coil spacers
- JKS 1.25" BL
-15x8 Mickey Thompson Classic II's painted black
- 33x12.5x15 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs
-Dynomax Muffler
- XRC Tube Fenders w/ 3" flare
-XRC Rock Sliders
- XRC Stinger
-Cobra CB w/ 4' Firestick
-Delta Quad bar xenons
-5" Procomp long range windsheild mounted
- Pioneer Headunit
-Bedlined Grille and Tub
- Swaybar discos
- 20% Tint on Hardtop
- Genright LED Front Blinker/Marker set
- 2006 Wrangler Mirrors
-2006 Wrangler Center Console
-Ford 8.8, 4.88's, Lockright locker
TO-DO List
- XRC Corner Guards
- XRC Rear Tube Fender Flares
- 4" Flush Mount LED tail Lights
- Paint inside of Hardtop Black
-Rough Country Suspension Lift (2.5" or 3.25")
- Regear D30 to 4.88's
- Belly-up
- Gas tank skid


as it was purchased..


. first thing i did when i got home was take off the gay stickers and clean her up

then it was inspection time here in VA. shop told me no way no how i could pass with the bald KM1's that were on there. later that night 4 33x12.5 goodyear duratracs were ordered..
here they are
next to a little honda haha
here are some wheeling/ post wheeling shots ince ive had it... not too extreme although i did get stuck in thigh deep mud with the duratracs



did some little stuff to the jeep
1) install center console from 2006 Wrangler
2) Install CB radio and 4' firestick antenna
3) tint side windows on hard top 20%
4) changed the plugs went with NGK's
5) changed the starter
6) put on Tuff stuff vinyil fender protectors and door protectors
7) black door handles
8) paint fender flares and rocker guards
9) painted wheels semi-gloss black
10) grinded down rust areas on frame and painted frame
11) install 2006 wrangler Mirrors
i'll get some more recent pics up tomorow with the black wheels and such, for the little things ive done it has come a long way
*** Ordered 1.25" JKS body lift to replace the P.O.S 3" BL on there now.

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Unread 09-18-2010, 10:18 PM   #2
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Unread 09-19-2010, 01:13 AM   #3
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Kill that body lift with fire. Otherwise, nice jeep!
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Unread 09-19-2010, 08:53 AM   #4
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haha thanks man. i know, i HATE THE BODY LIFT. but like i said, the JKS is oin the way and is supposed to be here monday.
future plans
1)tube fenders maybe the XRC's
2)stinger
3)rough country 2.5" progressive springl lift.
id like to have all that done before 2010 ends
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Unread 09-19-2010, 09:51 AM   #5
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what do you think? i think it has come a long way in the short time that ive had it.
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Unread 09-19-2010, 12:17 PM   #6
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once that body lift goes, it'll look awesome. I looked for like 8 months for a yellow tj and i couldn't find one that was even near reasonably priced. I'm jealous :P

Am I the only one that noticed that the "If you can read this, roll me over" sign was on backwards? haha
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Unread 09-19-2010, 12:34 PM   #7
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Looks real good. Mine had a 3 inch BL when I bought it. Do you have a bad sway problem?
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Unread 09-19-2010, 02:18 PM   #8
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yeah it really leans on turns and is unstable. but thats gonnabe fixed this week. anyone know if i'll be ok running these 33's on the BB and JKS BL? on the street atleast they shouldnt rub right? i know they will at full flex
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Unread 09-19-2010, 02:19 PM   #9
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once that body lift goes, it'll look awesome. I looked for like 8 months for a yellow tj and i couldn't find one that was even near reasonably priced. I'm jealous :P

Am I the only one that noticed that the "If you can read this, roll me over" sign was on backwards? haha
hahaha no you arnt.. that was the PO. it is long gone. and thanks man its coming along nicely
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Unread 09-20-2010, 04:34 PM   #10
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JKS BL came in today. im currently freezing the grille supports but hope to have the new BL on tomorow
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Unread 10-04-2010, 05:03 PM   #11
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ok.. been a while since i posted. i have ordered and received The quadratec floor pans and also the Smittybilt XRC tube fenders. ordeded from qtec and recieved them the day after i ordered them. as far as the body lift install goes... wellll i got 10 out of 11 bolts loose and the 1 under the grille in the center wont come out... it is mildly stripped and i will go pick up "bolt outs tomorow" and try and finally do this,the weather has been bad here for awhile and its starting to really cool off so i hope to get the fenders and the BL done soon.
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Unread 10-05-2010, 08:41 AM   #12
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looks good love the SE, but no body lift just replace it with stock body mounts and your good imo
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Unread 10-05-2010, 08:45 AM   #13
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Looks good, Keep up the good work!
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Unread 10-05-2010, 03:27 PM   #14
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thanks guys, i cant wait to get the tube fenders on and while im at that i will be painting the grille black. i think itll all look sweet
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Unread 10-14-2010, 08:01 PM   #15
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ok. FINALLY got around to putting the JKS 1.25" body lift on to replace the ****ty 3" that was on it before.
BEFORE...


IN process ( woulda done a writeup but i was in somewhat of a hurry)


annnnd the finished result. much better i think, it also doesnt lean like a ***** anymore


now i have a couple of hundred to spend on parts soooo im thinking
1) Stinger
2) Rock sliders w/ tube
3)maybe some new lights the deltas?


and i still have to put on my tube fenders which i'll try to do saturday
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