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post #16 of 244 Old 12-19-2011, 08:03 PM
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yup didn't get to you intime. but i had the same problem because PO to my jeep cut my vacuum lines, why idk!

looks good so far, but i hate the 4 cyl and auto tranny for ya. and finding a bolt in axle is going to be pricey man


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post #17 of 244 Old 12-20-2011, 01:09 AM
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Sweet ride. Looks like you really enjoy driving your TJ.
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post #18 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 01:18 AM Thread Starter
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I have had a great time with me jeep

For the axil it looks like it's going to be about 2000 for. Rubi axil with the air locker and 4:88's so it's going to me a while before I can start looking to do that...

On the bright side I'm getting Bfg km2's for Christmas!!!! I found out because my parents wanted my employ discount lol but did save a few hundred. I got the 32x11.50r15 I figured I'll have *some power un till I can regear and after I regear i will be able to run them.

So today I got my tires off the rims
Tomorrow I plan on painting my rims black . Hopefully it looks better then the slight rust/ chipping chrome

I also found my passenger caliper was missing a bolt! So the pad is wearing funny so I need to re-do the front breaks
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post #19 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 02:02 AM
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Its cool you got this jeep, I was going to buy it but i just bought my project so you lucked out! if i had the room id have it
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post #20 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 07:47 AM
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why are people so into the tj rubi axles? there not even that great, they have the smallest size tubing... why don't you just get a 8.8? its way cheaper and is stronger

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post #21 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 08:19 AM Thread Starter
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Man I did luck out! I saw your yellow Tj build its sick! You drove out near my house to pick it up and I drove out by your house to pick mine up its pretty funny

....but for the axil I was just going to keep it simple, bolt in bla bla bla. I know an 8.8 would be cheaper but I don't have a welder or know how to weld

Maybe it's time for me to learn?
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post #22 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 02:34 PM
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Coming from a fellw High Schoole Jeeper (junior), great looking Jeep man! I wish I lived in Cali so I could wheel some of those trails. How much total lift is on it and what sized tires are they?

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post #23 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 07:45 PM
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where did you get the sweet stickers? the two up front are great!
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post #24 of 244 Old 12-21-2011, 09:44 PM
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Man I did luck out! I saw your yellow Tj build its sick! You drove out near my house to pick it up and I drove out by your house to pick mine up its pretty funny

....but for the axil I was just going to keep it simple, bolt in bla bla bla. I know an 8.8 would be cheaper but I don't have a welder or know how to weld

Maybe it's time for me to learn?
definitely time to learn. welding is just part of owning a jeep. and there has got to be a local 4x4 shop that will fab it up for you for less than that.

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post #25 of 244 Old 12-22-2011, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
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Finally off work...

The lift is a 4 inch from supperlift and that's all the lift I have on it

And the stickers came with the jeep but there great! It's the only one of the 100 stickers I kept on ;p

I thank I'm going to find some welding classes this summer at a college or jc just for the fun of it and to gain so hands on knowledge

Today I cleaned my rims scuffed them up and primed them them put 5 layers of mat black paint. Is that enough coats?

Tomorrow or the next day I plan on getting 6-7 clear coats on there. I hope it's enough..
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post #26 of 244 Old 12-22-2011, 09:17 AM
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Finally off work...

The lift is a 4 inch from supperlift and that's all the lift I have on it

And the stickers came with the jeep but there great! It's the only one of the 100 stickers I kept on ;p

I thank I'm going to find some welding classes this summer at a college or jc just for the fun of it and to gain so hands on knowledge

Today I cleaned my rims scuffed them up and primed them them put 5 layers of mat black paint. Is that enough coats?

Tomorrow or the next day I plan on getting 6-7 clear coats on there. I hope it's enough..
thats enough just be sure to clean off the black surface first, and be careful spraying clear coat on, its not easy. then wet sand it smooth!

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post #27 of 244 Old 12-22-2011, 09:20 AM
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I think they would look good flat black! I love flat black rims

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post #28 of 244 Old 12-22-2011, 10:53 AM Thread Starter
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Cool cool I hope I hope it doesn't get too cold tonight so I can clear coat them so I can them mounted in time for my trip the 27-28

I get off school at 11 and have to be at work at 1130 then work untill 11 then I have till 5am to paint then before I have to take my cuzin to the airport then work again till 11 so it's going to be a crazy few days but hopefully with enough chick Flet and monster I can get it pulled off!
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post #29 of 244 Old 12-23-2011, 06:56 AM Thread Starter
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So long night last night, I got the rims finished!
But I did find a broken caliper bolt and tried getting it out. It's broken rite at the threads though and was in successful. I tried torching the outside of the bolt, freezing the bolt it's self, drilled a hole threw the bolt and tried screwing a screw threw the back to spin it out and spun out all the threads, then got some easy outs and finally got a good grip... Then it broke off in there lastly I put an easy out on the bottom of the bolt and tried pulling it threw... It broke another one. So that's what I have tried does anyone have better ideas
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post #30 of 244 Old 12-24-2011, 12:13 AM Thread Starter
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I got the tires mounted today! Will post pics later!
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