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post #1 of 29 Old 07-20-2009, 06:18 AM Thread Starter
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Jspecfever XJ 2dr Build

6-20-07

A buddy that i work'd with at UPS took his jeep to the shop because it was running bad. They replaced the timming chain, plugs, wires, distributer, fuel filter, and it still wasnt running right.. i told him i might have been a fuel pump.. The so called "mechanics..." said he needed a motor b/c it was loosing compression and it was blown.. I went to the shop and took a look at it.. wasnt the motor it was the fuel pump like i said from the get go.. Then he was gonna fix it... then they gave him the bill... 400+ he told me if i pay the bill i could have it! SO i bought it and now slowly building it up..

around October 07

I did the cheap 3" block spacer in the rear and a 2" spacer in the front ( wasnt happy because the kit said 3" all around.. and they gave me a 2" spacer.. whatever)

Christmas 07

I got some 31" mud sports on some keystone rims

January 09

The g/f needed to get to work so I told her that she could take my jeep....
She was ran off the road by another vehicle ( I still think she was messing with the damn ipod..) but she ate the ditch hit the concrete drain thing... Went airborn then hit another drain thing.....

End result... My front rims and tires were destroyed...

Leason learned... DONT LET THE GIRLFRIEND DRIVE THE JEEP!!
but she still drives it every now and then like a grandma b/c shes afraid to wreck it again..

Main thing is she was fine.

Feb 09

Got 2 goodyear 31" tires on craigslist

March 09

Found a brushguard at the boneyard.. then chopped.. cut.. and welded it on..

June 09
Straight piped my exhuast. Sounds good but a month later colonial heights police stopped me and told me to put a muffler on.. I might do it lol


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post #2 of 29 Old 07-20-2009, 06:19 AM Thread Starter
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July 17, 2009

I purchased some bushwacker flares for 100 bucks! I researched the web and i didnt see any write ups on this.. so i said "what the hell only $100.. If i didnt like it I could sell it and get my $100 back.



July 19, 2009

I installed the flares

I think it looks weird b/c the tires arnt as wide...
So ill get a set of 33" tires now.

Heres some pics :-D







I really need bigger tires!!









I think it looks pretty good, It would look better if i get some biigger tires...

Before...




After...


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post #3 of 29 Old 12-23-2009, 10:57 PM Thread Starter
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Man... I look back now.. i really with i had left the tj BW's alone.

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post #4 of 29 Old 12-23-2009, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
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Its been a while since I've updated this thread.. so here are some updates

9-25-09
Sanded down the Fenders and primed them

9-27-2009
Okay after my little F up with the TJ bush wacker flare converion... I finally got it somewhat close to the same color. Primed and painted them with spray cans so it's not gonna be "show perfect" but here it is..
Before...

After!!

Didnt turn out too bad.

November 2009
Got some 15x10 Soft 8's and some FREE! used 32' BFG Mud-terrains

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post #5 of 29 Old 12-25-2009, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
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Got a some KC lights from Santa today, but they are round lol heres some pics I monted them but havn't wired them up yet. Will do tomorrow after work..


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post #6 of 29 Old 12-29-2009, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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December 2009

I scored 5 35" BFG Mud-Terrains on M/T Classic II rims with 95% tread left and the spare with 0 miles on it 100% life




The Spare still has the little hairs on it still..


Sitting In the corner of my garage until i get my lift in..


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post #7 of 29 Old 01-03-2010, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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December 2009
Relocated the KC Daylighters on my window by weldling some tabs. They look a lot better now.. didnt really like them on top lol


January 2nd 2009
I did the Doorless mod.. Now i just cant wait till it gets warm again! I love driving doorless!



Also! Got a SSJ Sticker!

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post #8 of 29 Old 01-23-2010, 09:14 AM
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Love the Jeep my man, I can sooo relate to this build!! Coming along very nicely and looks good!! Can not wait till mine starts to come along this nice!! Love runnin mine doorless too, now spring get here!!

92 XJ sport 4.0L HO auto 231 Rustys 4.5"(gained 5") SA lift, ROR Adj TB, AR23 wheels, 33x12.50 MT Baja MTZs, doorless when sun shining
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post #9 of 29 Old 01-23-2010, 09:42 AM
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nice 2-door...are not that common here in Norway. Will follow this, as we just got a 2-door ourselves...
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post #10 of 29 Old 05-22-2010, 08:59 PM
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do you have anymore closeups of the light tabs for the windshield? can you elaborate more on how you made them and their design? it looks really good!

thanks!

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1999 XJ | Rubicon Express 5.5" | 35" MTZ | RockHard 4x4 | Aussie | Rough Country | Bushwacker | Hella
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post #11 of 29 Old 05-23-2010, 01:52 AM Thread Starter
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I'll get you a close up tomorrow its 4am right now lol. If I forget, which I know I will remind me lol Shoot me a pm.

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post #12 of 29 Old 05-25-2010, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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Finished the Front today here are some pics. Will finish rear tomorrow.

Front: RC 6.5" lift and 35's
Rear: RC 3" Lift and 31's


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you should ride around town like that for a couple days

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post #14 of 29 Old 05-25-2010, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
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Knowing my luck I'd get pulled over for something

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post #15 of 29 Old 05-26-2010, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Done the Rough Country 6.5 Lift. Along with some 35x12.50 BFG Mud Terrain KM1's on Mickey Thompson Classic II wheels
Before |3in Block Lift|1.75 Coil Spacer| 31in Tires on stock XJ wheels|

See the difference?

After |6.5 inch Lift| 35 inch BFG 35x12.50 Mud Terrain KM1's| Mickey Tompson Classic II wheels|




Some Flex Shots in my backyard and for "ONCE" Zero carnage!;;



Im very happy with the install. Definatly Changes the appearence of my jeep alot!!
Thanks to Mike86xj for the help and the busted knuckles lol

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