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Unread 02-20-2013, 11:05 PM   #166
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Your Jeep collection is awesome! Saw both the JK and the LJ at HCP4X4 couple years back at the open house. ( the wife and I are actually in one of the pictures you posted in your LJ build thread of the show). Both rigs were steller man! Now adding a J8 and a Brute plus the TJ, your making me jealous! My wife thought I was crazy for wanting another Jeep when I already had two... But if I had the means my garage would look like yours. All the jeeps look sweet man, keep up the killer work!

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Unread 02-21-2013, 09:26 AM   #167
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Thanks mate, looks like you are having a ball back home
a little snow. Only about 3 or 4 inches though.
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Unread 02-21-2013, 09:28 AM   #168
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where is the brute build? give us updates on that
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Unread 03-07-2013, 09:33 AM   #169
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Thanks guys!!

Brute project is coming after 2 big events.

I'm putting together the first ever Jeep Jamboree in Saudi for Jeep.

Getting married in late August.

Still need to get a donor TJ for the brute. not many TJs running around here in Saudi. they're very hard to come by.

I'm also considering a JK frame. It's stronger has a lot of accessories over TJ stuff.


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There is always someone who can spend more than you can. Don't measure your self worth against others. You can create, you can be fast and you can fail. It's all part of life.
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Unread 03-07-2013, 12:26 PM   #170
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If you went the JK route you could do a single or double cab.
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Unread 03-08-2013, 12:54 AM   #171
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Congrat's on the Jambo and pending marriage! I hope she likes 4 wheeling. JKU dual cab brute... I like that concept, good for getting the little ones out with you
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Unread 03-09-2013, 09:35 AM   #172
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Hey Thanks!

According to Dave from AEV, the Brute fits really well on a JKU frame! I will just have to make my own body mounts for it. I'm going to keep it a single cab. I have this thought about extending the cab just a little for extra room. but then the top will have to be modified and i'm not really sure we have good fiberglass shops here.

Still in the back burner. I take notes when I have time

Jambo will be great. I'll post some pics when it's done

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This hobby is not about who can shop the best, it's about creating things that did not exist before. It's about giving a machine a soul and making it an extention of your persona.

There is always someone who can spend more than you can. Don't measure your self worth against others. You can create, you can be fast and you can fail. It's all part of life.
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Unread 03-09-2013, 11:34 AM   #173
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woah ! Big plans ! Congratulations !

If you are going to do it on JK frame then it will be very simple to get donors from UAE instead.

I'm also planning to do a single cab brute. But instead, I'm hoping to do an actual single cab JK brute !
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Unread 03-09-2013, 10:38 PM   #174
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Now you have my interest where could I get a JKU chassis from, apart from jeep. Are there many at the junk yards?
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Unread 03-10-2013, 05:03 AM   #175
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Now you have my interest where could I get a JKU chassis from, apart from jeep. Are there many at the junk yards?
There are two ways about this. If you want to register it as a newer truck then you will need a working 2007+ Jeep wrangler unlimited and TJ body from the scrapyards.

The other way is to get JKU chassis and place under a working TJ Jeep. Then you should change the frame # in registration. This will be harder to do in my opinion but can be done. I have seen multiple jk frames in Sharjah scrapyards. Clean ones run for aed4000.

Sorry for the hijack..
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Unread 03-10-2013, 05:08 AM   #176
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We are just giving him options while his wife to be has him distracted. 8)
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Unread 04-07-2013, 01:13 PM   #177
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Anybody home... any updates you can share.....
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Unread 04-28-2013, 03:26 AM   #178
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Still here. Not much work has been done to Chinook. a lot of work on friends Jeeps and building a big badass truck.

Sand dunes aren't really my thing. but we had a lot of fun.
Those pics are from Friday.











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There is always someone who can spend more than you can. Don't measure your self worth against others. You can create, you can be fast and you can fail. It's all part of life.
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Unread 04-29-2013, 12:00 PM   #179
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I see that you are enjoying the rainy days !
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Unread 05-06-2013, 11:56 AM   #180
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Absolutely!

Here are some more from this past weekend















That's all for this weekend
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