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Unread 11-15-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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My build thread

Well, I figured Id jump on the band wagon and make one of these, so, here we go.

I started with this, a stock 1997 Jeep Cherokee SE, 140000 miles, for $3000 dollars. Got it on August 1st 2006, I was still 15. All it had were the Eagle Alloy wheels and some 235/75 15s on it.
(not a good pic)


A week later with painted flares, side molding ripped off, and Duplicolor Bedliner on the side. Front bumper caps taken off.


It snowed, I was a newb, I couldnt drive it anywhere. bad POSER SHOT. Also rear bumper caps off.


The interior, the PO had that stupid shifter boot on there, and it had some idiot lights. All thats done here is the head unit.


Then came fender trimmage and old style front end caps.


Got me some new gauges and a new shifter boot


Then doorless





Here comes the lift, got my blazer springs and GC coils.


Got her lifted up


Got tireage


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Unread 11-15-2007, 09:21 PM   #2
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Got the tires mounted, bumper caps also cut and old style backs installed.




Window tint 20%


Another sweet poser


Finally went wheelin', not very hardcore, but enough to please me for my first time.




Got it all muddy

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Unread 11-15-2007, 09:24 PM   #3
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Graphite wheels, also Herculined sides and interior.



Dont have any pics since I painted the wheels black. Ill get some tommorow
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Unread 11-15-2007, 10:40 PM   #4
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i wish my bighorns still looked like that
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Well it ain't just the smoke and the traffic jam that makes me the bitter fool I am But this four-wheel buggy is A-dollaring me to death.
For gas and oils and fluids and grease, And wires and tires and anti freeze....And them accessories, Well honey, that's something else!
Well I figured it up and over a period of time, This four thousand dollar car of mine, Cost fourteen thousand dollars And ninety-nine cents, well now!
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Unread 11-16-2007, 11:42 AM   #5
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i wish my bighorns still looked like that
Mine have more than their fair share of cuts and chunks.
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Unread 11-16-2007, 07:18 PM   #6
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i finally put some tow hooks on and had my bumper and end caps off in the process and dont want to reinstall the endcaps, did you trim your inner plastic fender well or did you rip it out?
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Unread 11-16-2007, 08:32 PM   #7
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i finally put some tow hooks on and had my bumper and end caps off in the process and dont want to reinstall the endcaps, did you trim your inner plastic fender well or did you rip it out?
Ripped it out.




Going wheelin tommorow, pics to come.
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Unread 11-18-2007, 04:12 PM   #8
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Did some wheelin with sjbond67 yesterday, killed my alternator, but got it cleaned out real good and its fine now. .










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Unread 11-18-2007, 04:24 PM   #9
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Then today came the clean up





I didnt get to the exterior because the inside took me 6 hours and its still not clean
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Unread 11-22-2007, 11:07 PM   #10
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Nice build. Now please wash that engine down good.
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Unread 11-23-2007, 08:16 AM   #11
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Nice build. Now please wash that engine down good.
Thanks. I did
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Unread 11-24-2007, 12:56 PM   #12
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nice thread. i've never heard of using blazer packs, are they a direct fit? i've read about s10 basturd packs but never a direct replacement with another make/model.

i went with 2'' shackles and Zj coils w\ a 1'' spacer. i kinda want newer[low mile] stock packs, but i sit level and plus i know i'll wanna go bigger soon

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Unread 11-24-2007, 10:55 PM   #13
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nice thread. i've never heard of using blazer packs, are they a direct fit? i've read about s10 basturd packs but never a direct replacement with another make/model.

i went with 2'' shackles and Zj coils w\ a 1'' spacer. i kinda want newer[low mile] stock packs, but i sit level and plus i know i'll wanna go bigger soon

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No, they're not a direct fit. You just use the leafs out of them under your XJ main leaf.
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Unread 11-26-2007, 07:47 PM   #14
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Huh, not many comments, come on, tell me you hate it or something. Oh well

I detailed it and smoked my turn signals. Pics to come
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Unread 11-30-2007, 04:35 PM   #15
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Got some recent pics of the heep. Bad pics, but it gets dark so freakin fast anymore

Black wheels and tinted tails and turn signals.


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