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Unread 11-16-2006, 09:32 PM   #1
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my build up 98 TJ

Nothing huge yet but heres what I have so far.

the night i brought it home (well actually my dad since I had never driven stick before but wanted to)


within a week or 2 had the audio system up and kicking (and a custom sound bar not pictured holding 2 8" speakers)


planned on keeping it stock like this


but i got bit by the jeep bug. BB and lost the mik jugs. Also installed a CB


then i found out how fun doorless was and left my doors off almost all summer


up next was the lighting problem, got some real fog lights and some offroad lights and wired them up. Made a bracket for the offroad lights that also got my plate out of the way.


then i had to adress the backwards lights, used a tractor light and wired that on up on the rear bumper


after driving my jeep 2 or 3 times my brother got the jeep thing and sold his year old corola he had bought used and picked up a sahara (bit of a differnce in milage)


next was the problem of wheels, went with some new to me stock rims and 31s


but i had rubbing with the rims and wasnt satisfied, so I got some ar 767s


and thats where she sits right now

I have bought a champion 9500lbs winch thats going on over christmas along with a new stinger front bumper

after that the plan is 1-1.25" body lift, rear bumper and rocker gaurds for the imediate things.

All in all, not bad for a poor university student. I plan on building this up after school into a dedicated trail rig... so much for leaving it stock and dd like when i bought it less than a year ago

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Unread 11-16-2006, 11:01 PM   #2
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next up:

take those chrome side steps off and hit those fenders with some black spraypaint


good start!
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Unread 11-17-2006, 09:08 AM   #3
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yup, waiting until i get sliders before I take off the nerf bars. They have saved me a few times, I even used them to slide into a creek too. As for flares, I want to take them off after winter.
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Unread 11-18-2006, 01:00 AM   #4
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Lookin' good! You need to convince your brother to do the milk-jug-bumper-end-cap mod.
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Unread 11-18-2006, 07:59 AM   #5
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Looks nice.
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Unread 11-19-2006, 04:41 PM   #6
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Lookin' good! You need to convince your brother to do the milk-jug-bumper-end-cap mod.
Ive already tried that. I may have to borrow his jeep one night and "loose" them. I'm bassically the guy that cant leave anything at all stock and I always screw around with stuff and he never changes stuff. Although he does take it wheeling so I gotta give him that.
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Unread 01-08-2007, 05:43 PM   #7
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well built up my new bumper, redid the stereo, moved the CB and took the carpets out

(winch is on now too) better pics tomorrow

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Unread 01-09-2007, 09:22 AM   #8
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That sound just like my family... My brother bought an '06 TJ. Then he put his winch on... Then the lift and the 33"s came... Then I cought the jeepitis... Then after seeing pictures of my brother and I my dad cought jeepitis...
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Unread 01-09-2007, 03:17 PM   #9
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some better pics




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Unread 03-06-2007, 10:00 PM   #10
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Well nothing big yet. Waiting on my PSC tube fenders, sliders, and crusher corners and finally got the side steps off (thank god)
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Unread 03-08-2007, 07:52 PM   #11
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Looking really nice man. 10x better than stock. I like it.
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Unread 03-09-2007, 12:13 PM   #12
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Thanks, found out my springs are actually just 6 cylinder springs (in my 4 banger) but still gave it about 1/2 of lift over the sagging stock ones. I found some rubi springs Im having a buddy pick up for me that Im going to throw in the front to help for the extra wieght of the bumper and winch
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Unread 05-16-2007, 01:42 PM   #13
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Well, I have had a ton of delays and issues with getting my my PSC tube fenders, sliders, and crusher corners and jsut getting time to put them on.

Last night I had a chance to start, until it started raining. So, heres whats done so far.



Sliders and CC's will be the same colour (truck bed liner). I cant wait... but unfotunatly next thurs Im going out to the east coast to train for 11 weeks.
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Unread 05-24-2007, 01:44 PM   #14
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tube fenders
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Unread 09-22-2007, 09:50 AM   #15
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Well things are still at a stand still. Been wheeling every chance I can and havent had much spare time so the sliders and crusher corners are still waiting. Did get the turn signals on though.



Also, this coming May Ive decided pretty much where my builds going
-2.5" springs
-33" or 35" boggers (regear if 35s)
-beadlocks
-rear perminent stinger (no tailgate)
-lockrite front
-soft doors
-half cab it (weld in divider from the rear of the jeep, wind jammer and bikini)
-custom cage
-rear winch
-1" or 2" body lift
-suspension seats and harness
and more if money permits

Next stage will be dana 60s, arb lockers and 35 spline shafts front and rear along with a strech, fuel cell, and 40s. Trying to build it so I dont have to replace too much stuff and just do it right in the first place as much as money will allow me
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