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post #46 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 08:08 AM
Mitch11
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Looks good so far cool to someone else with a purple jeep I have only seen one other one than mine in the 3yrs. I have had it. can't wait for more


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post #47 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 04:58 PM Thread Starter
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thanks! and yes, this color is very rare. theres another member here that has the same color. Kenbo slice, here's his build

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...ts-now-766666/

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post #48 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 05:24 PM
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Mine is the magenta purple. it's really purple and I love it! havent gotten around to a lift but really wanna I just don't know if I can handle doing it. yours is looking good

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post #49 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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ahh i see. i like that color too, although i'd hesitate to say i'd ever get caught driving it. i am a male, afterall if you dont mind me asking, how old are you? im 17 and i, along with some help from my 19 year old brother (who knows squat about jeeps) put my entire lift on in a total of around 8 hours, including breaks, eating, etc. all you need for a basic lift like mine is hand tools, ratchet set, some kind of jack, and at least 6 ton jack stands.

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post #50 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 07:29 PM
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Nice jeep! I have the same brush guard and your one of the few people I've seen with it too. IMO i like the way it looks and its super durable I've hit a deer going 55 and it saved the front end of my jeep. Well worth the money paid for it.
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post #51 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 07:30 PM
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I am a 21 male and I love to have my purple jeep because how many people have one that color ya know. I know squat about jeeps so I am just hesitant to do it but i've got most of the tool to do it. thanks for the motivation though.

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post #52 of 189 Old 12-14-2009, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Nice jeep! I have the same brush guard and your one of the few people I've seen with it too. IMO i like the way it looks and its super durable I've hit a deer going 55 and it saved the front end of my jeep. Well worth the money paid for it.
thanks! i like the look too. thats why i got it!

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I am a 21 male and I love to have my purple jeep because how many people have one that color ya know. I know squat about jeeps so I am just hesitant to do it but i've got most of the tool to do it. thanks for the motivation though.
i know, i was givin you a hard time. i get crap about my purple too, but i dont care. i love it.

if your jeep is all stock right now, i'd recommend Rough Country's 2.5" lift, the one that i got. super simple install, and if you read a couple write ups and ask general questions, the install should be a breeze.

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post #53 of 189 Old 12-15-2009, 06:31 AM
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I'll probably do that this spring unless I can find a heated garage or something but I am looking forward to it.

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post #54 of 189 Old 12-15-2009, 02:01 PM Thread Starter
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I'll probably do that this spring unless I can find a heated garage or something but I am looking forward to it.
haha ya good idea. besides stuff that breaks and must be fixed, i wont be doing anything to the jeep until spring

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post #55 of 189 Old 12-15-2009, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
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oh ya, for anyone who cares about my updates, i got those 'euro style' tail light guards about 2 months ago. also go a pair of grab handles for the roll bars.


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post #56 of 189 Old 02-20-2010, 11:59 PM
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Nice Jeep, I like the color!
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post #57 of 189 Old 02-21-2010, 01:09 AM Thread Starter
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thanks, me too!

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post #58 of 189 Old 03-23-2010, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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OH MY GOD! UPDATES! FINALLY!

so all winter i literally didnt do anything to my jeep but wheel it and drive it, and get a broken shock mount fixed. well now i finally got my new wheels and tires on, and im pumped. they look great and i love them.

32x11.50 KM2s on 15x8 D windows







they dont ride any worse than my AT's did. i can notice a very slight change in power, and a small change in braking, but neither one is big enough to really effect how i drive. as for the noise, i cant hear them over the soft top a-flappin, so i'll get back to you on that once i take it off when its warmer.

also got a cb and mounted it/the antenna. ill get pics tomorrow

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post #59 of 189 Old 03-24-2010, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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heres some pics of my CB and antenna mounted. all i need to do is wire it and get a SWR meter to test and tune it

i made my own bracket, and used a bolt that was already being used to hold the tire carrier to the tailgate

the bracket is simply a 'washer' type piece that was used on a U-bolt, and i bent it as shown. i drilled 2 holes through the tire carrier to thread the antenna through


yes, i know. i need to wash it. i will if it gets any warmer this week.
the antenna just BARELY touches the tire, its not even getting bent at all by it.

heres where i mounted the CB

doesnt interfere w/shifting (shifted into 1st in this pic)

mic mount


thanks for reading. lemme know if you have any questions

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post #60 of 189 Old 03-24-2010, 02:43 PM
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Can you make me said mount?


edit: nvm i see how easy it is to make
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