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Onion22 10-18-2009 03:47 PM

My LJ Build Attempt
 
Well my 1st year anniversary with my first Jeep, an 05 LJ, is coming up. So I decided that I would give it a build thread. I bought it completely stock last October with 24,000 miles and a 6spd. My brother in law talked me into to getting one, once I drove his with the top down and doors off I was sold. I looked around this site and decided for some reason I wanted an LJ. I had no idea what I was getting into.:rofl:

Before everyone starts bashing,I have Many Poser shots:thumbsup: because I don't really have anyone to wheel with or lots of locations to go. My bro in law is often too busy to go wheel his spacer lifted Jeep. And when I do wheel no one is there to take pictures and I'm to lazy and get out and take them myself. So if anyone is wheelin in or near Wichita KS let me know and join you:2thumbsup:.

Being a college student is really gonna keep this build from going anywhere fast, but it'll get there eventually.

The First Day I got this thing Home, I thought it looked kinda funny with no lift compared to a regular TJ.
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...81520_0001.jpg

3 weeks later, I had the Local shop here install a 3" BDS suspension lift with lower Control arms, along with 33 BFG AT's on 15x10 black streetlocks. My brother in law gave me a set of mirrors and movers, and bought me the nerf bars for by b-day, if I would of known I would have asked for sliders:drool:. (poser shots)
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...91718_0001.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/topless4.jpg

jkl 10-18-2009 03:52 PM

Lookin good

Onion22 10-18-2009 03:54 PM

My Bro in law got all new rockford speakers and a sub, and since I installed them for him I got his old Kicker speakers and got my self a Kenwood deck with the USB plug routed to my glove compartment.
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0702091428.jpg

Then I painted my exhaust with Rustoleum High Heat paint.
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0408090047.jpg
Before
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EEP/under2.jpg
After
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/exhuast3.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o.../exhaust-1.jpg

Then I painted My Fender Flares With Rustoleum Fusion
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EEP/fender.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/painted.jpg

Onion22 10-18-2009 03:55 PM

Me VS my Brow In Law
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...JEEP/jeeps.jpg

Onion22 10-18-2009 03:57 PM

took off the silly milk jugs
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...404091746a.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0404091746.jpg

Onion22 10-18-2009 04:05 PM

Super posing at the Mall
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...MallCrawl2.jpg

installed a Dome Light Switch
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/switch2.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/switch1.jpg

Then change my Oil and brakes pads (going to try and do as Much of the servicing that I can since I'm in the Air National Guard and have access to the garage on the Air Force Base):thumbsup:
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0418091339.jpg
Had to buy one new caliper in the rear because I couldn't get it to depress at all. Which cost me like 60 bucks.:mad:
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...418091605a.jpg
the new one
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0418091621.jpg

Onion22 10-18-2009 04:20 PM

Messing around at My Grandma's Farm.
My Brother on the TTR 90
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0525091904.jpg

Got My Dirtworx Rear Tire Carrier in:thumbsup:
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0619091700.jpg

After Powder Coating
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/bumper6.jpg

My Buddy Drilling one of the extra holes into my freshly painted cross member, it had a decent amount of rust on it.
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/bumper7.jpg
Frame Tie Ins
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/bumper13.jpg
and a picture of the extra mounting holes,(sry i know this pic gives me a headache)
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/bumper14.jpg
after wiring up the tractor lights from tractor supply:2thumbsup:, they're on a switch and don't come on with the reverse lights. I don't remember when I put the tail light guards on:rofl:.
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/bumper12.jpg

Onion22 10-18-2009 04:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by jkl (Post 8126252)
Lookin good

thank you sir

SOLIDJP44 10-18-2009 04:25 PM

i like that jeep, i have a 3" lift also, really like mine

Onion22 10-18-2009 04:32 PM

changed out my transmission fluid with some penzoil sycromesh
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EEP/hobby2.jpg

The few pics I have of the jeep actually off the pavement:rofl::rofl:
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0618091550.jpg
this pic wasn't worth walking down this hil
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0618091551.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...0525091902.jpgl
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/Godard6.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/Godard7.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/Godard9.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/Godard2.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...EP/Godard4.jpg
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...P/Kinghill.jpg
okay is a parking lot but at least its dirty:rofl:
http://i378.photobucket.com/albums/o...JEEP/dirty.jpg

SOLIDJP44 10-18-2009 04:37 PM

im glad u kept the white letters out on yours too

Onion22 10-18-2009 04:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by sport44 (Post 8126422)
im glad u kept the white letters out on yours too

ya I notice most people don't, im not even sure if I really like it, when they asked me i never really thought about it before. I didn't really like it at first but now that the white isn't as bright and seeing how few of people have the whites out, Its growing on me.

DBLJ 10-18-2009 05:40 PM

I wish I didn't. When you play in rocks they get torn up and it looks bad.

K.C.'sTJ 10-18-2009 06:04 PM

Your jeep looks good! I like the stance of it and I like the white letters out too.

Mike318_ 10-18-2009 06:10 PM

Looks good. :thumbsup:


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