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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. spectre cone filter and a 3 '' pvc tube
  11. thrush turbo muffler / removed replaced with a thrush glasspac 28 ''
  12. mk-8/t-bird fan
  13. radiator and t-stat
  14. new power steering pully
  15. adjusted power steering tighter
  16. 2 engine mounts and the trans mount
  17. 1 new head light housing
  18. yellow tint on the stock fog lights
  19. plugs and wires
  20. belt tensioner
  21. 4 extra lights / removed
  22. yellow tint on the stock fog lights
  23. repaired the holes in the rockers
  24. under coated it with 6 cans of rubber
  25. 340w amp which caught on fire and a 12 inch subwoofer /added a 10 '' sub too then a 600w amp / replaced with 2400 watt amp and a 15'' in an 8.2 cuft box tuned to 28 hz
  26. buffed the paint and screwed it up lol
  27. mobar bug shield
  28. 2 new horns
  29. driver door replaced
  30. 1 window motor


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Unread 11-27-2012, 02:46 PM   #2
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bondo
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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.
thanks
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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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Unread 11-27-2012, 06:03 PM   #15
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