Jritola TJ build ..... What's next - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Jeep Forums > Jeep Builds > Jritola TJ build ..... What's next

Rubicon express discounts from oconee off-roadXHD Heavy-Duty Hood Latches for JK and TJ available at OcoRough Country Lift Kits and Parts!

Reply
Unread 03-08-2014, 08:58 AM   #1
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Jritola TJ build LCOG kinda!

Here's my build thread

1997 Jeep TJ 4.0 manual 5 speed.
Dana 30 front 4:56 gears zj upgraded steering 35/12.5/15 goodyear mt's new
Ford 8.8 rear full spool 4:88 gears
Front adjustable track bar
Lift is skyjacker 4 in short arm with rebuilt control arms. Uppers are adjustable.
Currie antirock sway bar
Metalcloak progressive rate coils rear
Warn rear bumper with spare carrier
Custom front bumper with stinger
Full cage with harnesses


In the process of figuring out what's next.
Thinking of doing a tummy tuck I already have brown dog mml and jks 1.5 body lift.















Last edited by Jritola; 03-20-2014 at 10:22 AM..
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-09-2014, 07:13 PM   #2
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
On order
Ucf ulta high skid
Novak shifter
Jks rear track bar and bracket
Smitty bilt full corners and rockers
Front axle tube seals
Currie shock relocation bracket

Still trying to decide if I want to order just metal cloak rear uppers of wait and but the whole set.

This is a great place to get started if your thinking of doing a tummy tuck!

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/so...y-tuck-942018/

Last edited by Jritola; 03-19-2014 at 12:47 PM..
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-19-2014, 12:35 PM   #3
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Last of my parts showed up today. Just need to bite the bullet and order control arms.



Also up in the air if I should keep my PSC hood louver bare aluminum or paint it black?

Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-20-2014, 10:26 AM   #4
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Going to get a new soft top soon either a rampage or quadratop and input would be great.
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-24-2014, 06:29 AM   #5
Travcj79
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Gaylord, Mi
Posts: 41
hey man good looking build you have going! i have similar ideas going on with mine build at the moment. but i would keep the hood louver bare..
Travcj79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-24-2014, 10:13 AM   #6
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Travcj79 View Post
hey man good looking build you have going! i have similar ideas going on with mine build at the moment. but i would keep the hood louver bare..
Thanks the louver is staying bare and rear upper control arms are on order through northridge 4x4 same price as MC site just free shipping!
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-24-2014, 12:07 PM   #7
Travcj79
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Gaylord, Mi
Posts: 41
i didnt know northridge had mc stuff.. iam gonna have to check again when i order mine, i just ordered my aussie for up front through them.. and theres a guy up north here that had a new rampage top on CL for sale not sure if its still up or not tho.
Travcj79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-24-2014, 12:31 PM   #8
knixon804
Registered User
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: traverse city mi
Posts: 5
Sub'd
__________________
CUMMINS ON 37'S...
WRANGLER ON 40'S...
[URL=http://www.mybannermaker.com][IMG]http://i.imgur.com/1K6Za.jpg[/IMG][/URL]
knixon804 is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-24-2014, 04:00 PM   #9
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Well MC control arms were 6 weeks out so I went with currie instead.
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-25-2014, 04:39 PM   #10
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Has anyone replace there jonny joints with the MC duroflex joins.
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-27-2014, 10:01 AM   #11
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Ordered the knuckle repair kit from black magic. Also on order are a set of longer front lines from a 1/2 ton chevy.

http://shop.blackmagicbrakes.com/Knu...-Saver-Kit.htm

http://www.universityofjeep.ca/Tech/...ade/JeepTJ.htm
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-29-2014, 08:33 PM   #12
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Made some progress today half of the armor is on as well as the body lift. Only broke one body mount bolt!
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-30-2014, 04:56 PM   #13
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
On order spartan locker for the dana 30
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-06-2014, 07:49 AM   #14
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Installed rear corner armor and rock sliders from E-autogrilles. Not a bad product for the price. Was able to install the body lift at the same time.


__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-07-2014, 12:53 PM   #15
Jritola
Registered User
1997 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Traverse city, Michigan
Posts: 54
Front riddler cover

Rear G2 8.8 cover showed up today!
__________________
My project 1997 TJ

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/jritola-tj-build-whats-next-2193145/
Jritola is offline   Reply With Quote




Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.