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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:44 PM   #1
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its a jeep GRAND cherokee to you

this is my $500 '97 orvis zj

here it's almost stuck in some silt mud because the tires are near bald

and the t.v.cable was so far out of adjustment , the trans would fail at high load


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so far ive done
  1. 5 225/75/16 hankook dynapro atm tires
  2. bilstein shocks
  3. drag link
  4. front and rear sway links
  5. front and rear brakes and rotors
  6. ball joints
  7. new driver side hub
  8. track bar
  9. dakota intake hat
  10. thrush turbo muffler
  11. mk-8/t-bird fan , relayed to cigarrete lighter
  12. radiator and t-stat
  13. new power steering pully
  14. adjusted power steering tighter
  15. 2 engine mounts and the trans mount
  16. 1 new head light housing
  17. plugs and wires
  18. belt tensioner
  19. 4 extra lights
  20. repaired the holes in the rockers
  21. under coated it with 6 cans of rubber
  22. 700w amp which caught on fire and a 12 inch subwoofer then a 1250w amp with a 10'' and a 12''
  23. buffed the paint and screwed it up lol
  24. 2 new horns
  25. driver door replaced
  26. 1 window motor



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[QUOTE=PolkaPower;]96+249's are basically RWD until it slips then the awe kicks in.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:46 PM   #2
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[QUOTE=PolkaPower;]96+249's are basically RWD until it slips then the awe kicks in.[/QUOTE]
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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:49 PM   #3
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here she is with her face off

im installing some new fogs and a new driver side headlight lense

for a total of 8 lights

while i was doing this i restored the passenger sideheadlight with some 1 year polish from harbor freight

and a black and decker sander with a linen cloth on it
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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:52 PM   #4
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here you can really see how bad the headlights were and how much better they are now



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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:55 PM   #5
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the steering got a lot better after the p/s pully broke and i replaced it

but it was a pita
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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:59 PM   #6
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Nice GC Man!! I love that color.
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:01 PM   #7
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Nice GC Man!! I love that color.
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:06 PM   #8
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here i am over estimating how tough she is , i ended up breaking about a 1,000 dollars of ****
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:08 PM   #9
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i blew the shocks there too , getting bilstiens soon
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:11 PM   #10
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got the lights on , and i couldnt be happier with them

when im next to an hid/projector equipped vehicle mine over power theres

so thats a win for me
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:13 PM   #11
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they work pretty good with the stock fogs and the ambers on

the round pair are relayed to come on with the brights
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Unread 11-27-2012, 03:29 PM   #12
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the paint i just buffed yesterday
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Unread 11-27-2012, 05:54 PM   #13
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before and after

to date it has almost 290,000 miles on it
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Unread 11-27-2012, 05:58 PM   #14
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I like this build its got prospects
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LOW COG wannabe http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/zips-2-0-my-98-a-1498978/
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Unread 11-27-2012, 06:03 PM   #15
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