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post #1 of 5 Old 07-29-2010, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
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The Lucky Charm

Here is the Lucky Charm for the most up to date Build thread:http://www.luckyoffroad.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5

Specs:
Vehicle:
- 1983 CJ7

Color:
- Electric Lime Green

Suspension/Lift:
- 4 Superlift springs
- Custom 1 lift shackles
- M.O.R.E Shackle Reversal System
- 1 Daystar Body mount lift
- Rough Country shocks
- Ford F250 front shock towers

Engine:
- 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L
- Custom exhaust
- Flowmaster 40 series muffler
- Rock-It air intake

Trans:
- '00 TJ NV3550 5-speed
- YJ hydraulic clutch line

Transfer Case:
- Dana 300
- Twin-Sticked
- Clocked


Rear Axle:
- Custom Length Dana 60
- 4.56 gears
- Moser alloy axle shafts
- Detroit SoftLocker

Front Axle:
- Custom Length Dana 44
- 4.56 gears
- Dana 30 outers
- Superwinch locking hubs
- Detroit SoftLocker
- Custom homemade tie rods
- Tie rods flipped on top of the knuckle.

Tires/Wheels:
- 35x12.50x15 Mud King XT tires
- 15x10 (5x5.5bp) Allied Wheel Components Black D-Window wheels.

Winch:
- Smittybilt XRC8 Comp. synthetic line.

Lighting:
- Halo angel-eye headlights
- Bumper mounted 100w off-road lights
- Windshield mounted 100w lights
- Under carriage rock lights
- Rear-facing auxiliary light. (aka. tailgater light!)

Fabrication:
Front Bumper
- Custom homemade
- D-ring shackles
- Winch Protecting hoop
Rear Bumper
- Homemade
- Swing-out carrier
- Desta-Co Latch
- D-rings
- 2" receiver
- Hi-Lift Jack mount
- CB Antenna Mount
Side Rails
- Homemade Diamond Bar
- Bolted to Frame

Safety/Recovery:
- Fire extinguisherrs
- 8' Tree Saver
- 4" x 20' Recovery strap

Other/Misc:
- Corbeau Baja SS suspension seats.
- TJ flares
- 98 YJ tub Hurculined
- GMC 4500 seats
- Grant Steering wheel
- Chevy Blazer heater blower motor
- Tom Woods front driveshaft
- XJ front driveshaft in the rear

Future plans:
- OBA (in the making)
- Cage
- Flat Belly


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post #2 of 5 Old 07-29-2010, 10:18 AM Thread Starter
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When I bought it:

pretty much stock, except for a paint job and some stainless accessories.



The reason it's named the Lucky Charm, When I bought it there was this clover on the side. I thought it was ugly and wanted to take it off, but it was clear coated over the emblem. Well, "if you can't beat them join them" and I ever so creatively came up with "The Lucky Charm"








Grant steering wheel




After the 4" Superlift Suspension lift. My first time having the top off.


Hurst short throw shifter for mt T5 transmission:




The Rough Country shocks that came with my Superlift kit?? Along with the extended sway bar links.


Dana 30, new power steering gear box, M.O.R.E shackle reversal


Rear shackle of the SRS


AMC 20





~Bry
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Ground down to bare metal


Reinforced body mount locations




replaced rear crossmember


Eastwood Company Rust Encapsulator.
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And then Fast forward a bunch of years, and here it is now!







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If you want to see more pictures, and get more info, see my build thread: CJ: The Lucky Charm - Lucky Offroad Forum
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