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post #46 of 61 Old 03-18-2009, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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A Few More...

Here's My Lady in the Jeep:




And Her Driving Away:




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post #47 of 61 Old 03-24-2009, 12:29 PM Thread Starter
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Ok... so it's been like 300 miles, give or take.

I must say, the suspension feels real good! It's jsut a bit stiffer than stock which i like.
I did go through and retork everything last weekend...the front swaybar links needed tightening but thats it.

I DID identify a squeak in the passenger's side front going over bumps....my air box was loose.
Whew! I was worried for a while on that one....glad I found it.

This weekend I am installing my AA TC Linkage Bracket. I am planning on taking a bunch of picks for this mod.
Can't wait to get rid of that damn knocking noise at my feet!

I also ordered a Steering Stabilizer from Rough Country. I also ordered an adjustable front Track Bar from Rusty's... I wish I would have ordered the RC one or the JKS one though. When will I learn to stop tryin to save a penny when it comes to major upgrades????

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post #48 of 61 Old 03-26-2009, 07:54 PM
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Nice work, show pics of the shifter area where you had to file... Did you need to shift the console and does the boot cover it all? Was also told you could get some movement out of the T case after you bolt the t case drop in to help with that...
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post #49 of 61 Old 03-27-2009, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
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Nice work, show pics of the shifter area where you had to file... Did you need to shift the console and does the boot cover it all? Was also told you could get some movement out of the T case after you bolt the t case drop in to help with that...

No Problem! I have been meaning to get some pics of that! I have been bad about lack of pics with this build. This weekend Im installing the AA Bracket for the transfer case linkage. I'm going to get a bunch of pics and write up the process.

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post #50 of 61 Old 03-27-2009, 06:28 AM
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i think yours is my favorite Jeep thus far.

-Tedder

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"If you need a knife to open your knife, you've bought the wrong knife". -Tedder
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post #51 of 61 Old 03-29-2009, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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Black Bezzel Update

I painted my headlight bezzels black and I really like the difference:



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Pic of My Shifter Bezzel "Mod"

I had to file my Shifter Bezzel back after my TC Drop, Here's a pic of what it looks like: The spot I'm pointing to, was actually filed down almost a half inch!


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Looks great man, hope to see you out on the trails sometime
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Looks great man, hope to see you out on the trails sometime
Thanks!

I'm ready to roll! BTW, What club are you in??


Jeff

EDIT: Or I could have just read your sig!

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Yeah lol

Tampa Bay Area Jeep Association(TBAJA) is the true club I'm in, it's free to if you're ever looking at doing some wheeling
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Photoshop Fun:




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nice work on the pic

So all you had to modify was the plastic bezel around the shift boot? You didn’t need to file back the metal on the floor....

jeep looks good man... How is the ride with those 2.2's?
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nice work on the pic

So all you had to modify was the plastic bezel around the shift boot? You didnít need to file back the metal on the floor....

jeep looks good man... How is the ride with those 2.2's?


I did have to cut the "cover" that's under the console and mounted directly to the tub. It covers the hole in the tub and has a thick rubber boot. I had to cut the boot and cut back the plastic to that as well... that wasnt cosmetic though because its covered by the console, etc.

I didn't know what to do about the gaping hole under there... so I cut some pieces of thick foam block and put them around the shifter to act as noise filter. It worked for now.


The 2.2's are fantastic. I like them better than stock.

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33x12.50/15 BFG All-Terrain's on 15x8 ProComp Series 51 w/ 3.75" BS
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ur in my top 5 for favorite jeeps on the forum...CONGRATS lol...one reason..i love that color..i found that color 2 weeks after buying mine...im all about the military look and thats what it looks like...nice build
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ur in my top 5 for favorite jeeps on the forum...CONGRATS lol...one reason..i love that color..i found that color 2 weeks after buying mine...im all about the military look and thats what it looks like...nice build
Thanks! I appreciate the compliment. Jeep Green is my favorite...that's one of the main reasons I bought it, actually!


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Rough Country 3.25" Suspension Lift
JKS 1.25" Body Lift & 1" Budget Motor Mount Lift
33x12.50/15 BFG All-Terrain's on 15x8 ProComp Series 51 w/ 3.75" BS
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