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post #16 of 41 Old 03-27-2010, 08:29 PM
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wait in your first post you stated you had a 2.5 foot lift and 31 foot tires....... do you have pics of your monster truck xj lol. just playing we all knew what you ment sweet jeep btw i love 97+ xjs and 2 doors hold a close spot due to that being what I had for a first jeep. glad to see a clean xj


some people say I am too hard on my jeep I say I am just diagnosing weak points.....
my build
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post #17 of 41 Old 03-27-2010, 10:14 PM Thread Starter
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Looks good. Loving the color. Flame red ftw
Thanks man! I got your jeep build in my favourites haha Gotta love fighting the snow. I'm like 3 hours from Maine

Yeah man I love the red. Can't wait to get some more black on er
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post #18 of 41 Old 04-03-2010, 12:16 PM Thread Starter
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wait in your first post you stated you had a 2.5 foot lift and 31 foot tires....... do you have pics of your monster truck xj lol. just playing we all knew what you ment sweet jeep btw i love 97+ xjs and 2 doors hold a close spot due to that being what I had for a first jeep. glad to see a clean xj
bahaha I didn't even notice until now

I wish I had ****ing 31 foot tires
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post #19 of 41 Old 04-08-2010, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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UPDATES:

Ordered in a Rubicon adjustable track bar, tow hook kit, and new sway bar bushings Pictures when they are on

Still working on the tire holder, thinking about mounting it on the roof....but I don't wanna!
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post #20 of 41 Old 04-08-2010, 07:52 PM Thread Starter
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Thinking about pulling out some pieces in my dash and painting them red. Anyone ever done that? How hard is taking it apart?

Also if anyone has a good link to a fender trimming write up I would love you

thanks
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post #21 of 41 Old 04-08-2010, 08:58 PM
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its easy to take apart, just remember all your screws go, and they make special paint for plastic pieces. i'm not sure what its called.
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post #22 of 41 Old 04-08-2010, 09:03 PM Thread Starter
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its easy to take apart, just remember all your screws go, and they make special paint for plastic pieces. i'm not sure what its called.
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easy eh? lol

I used Kyrlon fusion? paint on my flares. Worked awesomeeee
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post #23 of 41 Old 04-08-2010, 09:27 PM
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just make sure to degrease it well. scrub it with some dish soap. dont use brake cleaner like metal parts as it can eat some plastics.
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post #24 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 12:23 PM Thread Starter
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just make sure to degrease it well. scrub it with some dish soap. dont use brake cleaner like metal parts as it can eat some plastics.
Not a bad idea.

Red on the inside would look good though eh?
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post #25 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 12:47 PM
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I used Kyrlon fusion? paint on my flares. Worked awesomeeee
did it chip at all since you put it on?
because i painted my flares with rustolium spray can bedliner, and it chipped within a couple of months.
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post #26 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 01:09 PM Thread Starter
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did it chip at all since you put it on?
because i painted my flares with rustolium spray can bedliner, and it chipped within a couple of months.
Mine haven't chipped at all. I just washed them before, didn't do too much prepping. Last threw the winter, so far so good. I'd do a couple of coats.
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Clean XJ, I like the whole red on black color scheme. I'm jealous cause both of my 2drs are black with peeling clear coat and the 88 was 1/2 grey 1/2 fungus lol

Project/DD - 95' Cherokee Sport, 2 Door, Converted to 4x4, AX-15, NP231, Black and lots of other goodies

88' Cherokee Limited - RIP

Sold - 96' Cherokee Sport 4x4, 2 Door, AW4, NP242, Its the girlfriends now!!
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post #28 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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Clean XJ, I like the whole red on black color scheme. I'm jealous cause both of my 2drs are black with peeling clear coat and the 88 was 1/2 grey 1/2 fungus lol
Thanks man.

You still got em? Keep those 2drs going!
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post #29 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 01:58 PM
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Thanks man.

You still got em? Keep those 2drs going!
Yea i bought my 95 sport 5sp about a yr ago for real CHEAP, basically rebuilt the whole thing and converted it to 4x4. I have parts from 87 up to 2000 in my heep and once i get some money im doing a bastard pack lift to fit 31's. My most recent project was a Taurus fan to cure my heating issues which i highly recommend I'm going to drive this jeep till the day it dies

My 1st jeep i owned was a 96 sport that I sold to my gf after she totaled her car. I was going to part it out for my project or chop top it b/c the floors are completely rusted out due to leaky windshield. By time i knew of the rust it was too late, i dont think that this 2dr is going to survive too many more MI winters

I wish i could find the pic to share but up at school we had 3 black 2drs (my gf's, another girls and mine), 1 white 2dr on 35's, 79 J-10 fully restored on 37's and a 197something CJ5 or 6 idk, all being worked on next to each other in our parking lot to prepare for the mudboggers ball that coming weekend.

Project/DD - 95' Cherokee Sport, 2 Door, Converted to 4x4, AX-15, NP231, Black and lots of other goodies

88' Cherokee Limited - RIP

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post #30 of 41 Old 04-09-2010, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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Thats awesome man. You should throw some pictures of those babies on here
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