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post #91 of 557 Old 11-04-2009, 05:53 PM Thread Starter
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Great looking rig. Very clean work. You are planning to go SOA on the rear plus lift springs, or did I rear it wrong, and you are installing 4.5" SUA lift springs in the rear?
I'm going to go with 4.5 SUA. You probably read it right I probably typed it wrong.

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post #92 of 557 Old 11-04-2009, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry about the excessive pics, but I'm going to get my money's worth out of Photobucket.
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post #93 of 557 Old 11-04-2009, 06:05 PM
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There is no such thing as TOO MANY PICS in a build thread! Amazing job Kabowabo, keep it up!
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post #94 of 557 Old 11-05-2009, 07:19 AM
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Sorry about the excessive pics, but I'm going to get my money's worth out of Photobucket.
Keep the pics coming!!

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post #95 of 557 Old 11-05-2009, 07:25 AM
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I really wanted a set of Grizzlys, but I can't find a decent set., but I like the soft 8's. The back 5.5" backspacing keeps most the tire under the fender and off the suspension parts. I've had them 2 years and coat of wax makes them look nearly new.
I have set of Ecco's on my 99 if you are interested in those?

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It is, but...:



...the fitment is on hold till I fix the dent in the floorboard.
I have the same carpet kit to go in my truck as well. If you don't know it their website states that the carpet should not be left rolled up in the box for an extended period of time. I have mine unrolled and laying on the bed in our extra bed room....the wife loves it there

The pic looks like it's just black, what color is it?

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I'm going to go with 4.5 SUA. You probably read it right I probably typed it wrong.
No worries...just wanted to make sure you wearn't going to be 9.5" in the rear.

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Sorry about the excessive pics, but I'm going to get my money's worth out of Photobucket.
This is JF! Surprised you haven't gotten a dozen responses saying 'MOAAAAR PITCHURS OR I KILL THE CAT!!'

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post #97 of 557 Old 11-05-2009, 10:56 AM
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Incredible build thread! Makes me wish I could have found a 4x4 MJ when I was looking at buying Jeeps :P And don't think I didn't look!

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post #98 of 557 Old 11-05-2009, 11:43 AM
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Awesome lookin truck. going 33's or 31's? Gonna offroad with it or just strictly onroad truck? I would go for the Goodyear Duratracs or Cooper ST's
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post #99 of 557 Old 11-05-2009, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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There is no such thing as TOO MANY PICS in a build thread! Amazing job Kabowabo, keep it up!
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Keep the pics coming!!
Good to hear, need to get as much of my $24.95 out of Photobucket as possible.

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I have set of Ecco's on my 99 if you are interested in those?

I have the same carpet kit to go in my truck as well. If you don't know it their website states that the carpet should not be left rolled up in the box for an extended period of time. I have mine unrolled and laying on the bed in our extra bed room....the wife loves it there

The pic looks like it's just black, what color is it?
I'll pm you my email, and send me some pics, I may still change them out. I like the soft 8's especially the fact that there's a huge variety of 32" tires in 16". The guy I was talking to about the Grizzlys email me some pics, here's one of them:



It's black. I had mine laid out on our bed the night I pulled it out (talk about unhappy), but now it's laid out flat on the attic floor.

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No worries...just wanted to make sure you wearn't going to be 9.5" in the rear.



This is JF! Surprised you haven't gotten a dozen responses saying 'MOAAAAR PITCHURS OR I KILL THE CAT!!'
9.5" might be a little hard to level out

I'm a slave to my digital camera, I even take it (or my phone to the Pull a Part) so I got plenty of pics. No cats need die.
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Incredible build thread! Makes me wish I could have found a 4x4 MJ when I was looking at buying Jeeps :P And don't think I didn't look!
I test drove a MJ when I worked at the Stealership back in the 90's and I was hooked. Didn't have the cash then. I looked for most of this past spring before I found this one.
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Awesome lookin truck. going 33's or 31's? Gonna offroad with it or just strictly onroad truck? I would go for the Goodyear Duratracs or Cooper ST's
They are 265/75R16's or 32 X 10.50-roughly. It's gonna be my DD so it'll see a little of bit of everything. I like the Cooper ST's, but I personally haven't had very good luck with Goodyears.
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Very nice. Always wanted one of these trucks and have a friend selling one now. I love my wife too much to bring home another Jeep.

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They are 265/75R16's or 32 X 10.50-roughly. It's gonna be my DD so it'll see a little of bit of everything. I like the Cooper ST's, but I personally haven't had very good luck with Goodyears.
ST's? Or STT's?

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