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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:01 PM   #1
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Project college FUNd

Posting this here to carry over from my club site so non members can veiw... feel free to post up any comments!!!! Thanks...
edit: current pic to gain your attention lol


1998 Gun metal TJ
4.0/5 speed/231
d30/35

the only picture i saw before i bought it :lol:


the day i brought it home... and washed it...


me and nick in front of our fraternity


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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:01 PM   #2
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First Mod:
CB
Mirror relocators... gotta stay legal
Corner gaurds



All this in prep for my first trip to Disney... within my first month... and realized it needs to be a little taller :wink:


Molli had never driven a stick :shock:

one of my favorite moments... its a little hill but half the group had to be winched up... not me i was impressed with my little TJ
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:02 PM   #3
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next up was some skyjacker 2.5" springs that a fellow members brother traded me for my stock springs so her could trade in his jeep.
that was some time before MUD FEST!!!!!! little event on the st louis side i go to with some friends from my fraternity



and i realized i needed bigger, more aggressive tires...

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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:03 PM   #4
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didnt change anything for the club campout

next up was the tires, adjustable trac bars and disconnects... again for my stock parts... but that guy was a jerk...


shortly after i did a stealth snorkle based on this write up on here
Tj Cowl Induction & Snorkle
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:03 PM   #5
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so... at some point between the snorkle ad SMORR I did a 1.25" body lift and 1" motor mount lift
here are some pics from SMORR...

V-Notch... 2nd day and 2nd time... not as successful as the first... but more successful than reed :P


and a cool flex shot from that place out on the ks side... off 435...

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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:04 PM   #6
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Not much has changed until now... ive been gathering parts for the last two months preparing for the first big set of upgrade:
Mod list: purchased
Home made belly up skid (in progress... pics to come)
HP D30 4.10s/Aussie locker
Ford 8.8 4.10s/LSD
MAD4x4 brackets
Tera 2lo
Teraflex super short SYE
Home made highline tube fenders front and rear
35x12.50 LTBs 36x12.50 SXs
DIY Beadlocks
WJ cross over steering and brakes
custom bumpers front and rear
custom rocker gaurds
sport cage reinforcement

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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:05 PM   #7
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Here is the write up of my belly up in the fab section!
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f37/t...p-skid-776123/
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:06 PM   #8
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pics of it painted


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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:07 PM   #9
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Installed over memorial day:
SYE
2lo
Belly up
HP D30 w/ Aussie
Ford 8.8
Pics:
Parts

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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:07 PM   #10
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Some of the brackets tacked on... i had some issues w/ the uppers and sway bar mounts. Stu's write up says to mount the sway bars first and then mount the uppers around them but that was for the MORE kit and the madw4d brackets are different. so i measured the D35, welded the upper in the right place and then relised the swaybar mounts were cut wrong...

the one on top is the one i modified vs how they cut them...

much better
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:08 PM   #11
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everything welded up... after a couple test fits of course

welded a plate over the abs sensor hole and tapped it for a fill plug
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:09 PM   #12
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Primed


and painted 8)
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:09 PM   #13
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Pulled the front axel and started swapping the shafts and knuckles

The kids together for the first time

floatin Jeep
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:10 PM   #14
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Kevin and Reed came over and did some of their own swappin... the looks from passer-bys never get old...
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Unread 10-13-2009, 12:11 PM   #15
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some pics...
since i didnt get pic of my rti i thought id post some flex shots w/ the tsl's


at full bump my shock its the brake line... but after some trail adjustments (flexing) its now out of the way. I plan on outboarding my shocks soon so ill prob just leave it till then
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