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post #166 of 823 Old 10-11-2012, 07:36 AM
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I'm watching you.


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post #167 of 823 Old 10-11-2012, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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just a bunch of small stuff. I can PM you all the details tonight. I don't want to clutter up your thread with it all.
Yeah all that little stuff adds up, thats how my red and black one was before I rolled it. Pressure plate was bent, driveshaft was shot in the front, tcase grinded, needed balljoints bad, yadda yadda. Its nice to start over fresh, kind of. I still gotta get this one going, all I gotta do though is swap over the radiator, paint up the new front fascia to match, get a fender and paint it, fix the passengers door and thats it to get it driveable minus axle and control arms.

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Should I be creeped out? haha

Heres some pictures from last night

This is where the tire hit the floor, gonna bend it back but the tubing for the cage will be running through there anyways so who knows



Floors look like this on both sides



Body straight as an arrow





Skid will be for sale if anyone wants it, its a 231.



It must be an SE, has the lame instrument cluster, I will either swap over a full one or just hook up mechanical gauges, idk yet kind of leaning towards running auto meteres for accuracy






Need to find an e-fan but more than likely I will just run taraus fans



And heres her resting place for now at work

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post #168 of 823 Old 10-11-2012, 11:10 PM
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post #169 of 823 Old 10-11-2012, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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How much you want for it shipped to 55378?

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post #170 of 823 Old 10-12-2012, 02:04 AM
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Don't remember what I paid for it. Shouldn't cost that much to ship. Name your price and I can send it out next week.
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post #171 of 823 Old 10-12-2012, 04:49 AM
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Should I be creeped out? haha
No I'm just Watching and learning to help my own build

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post #172 of 823 Old 10-12-2012, 09:46 AM Thread Starter
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Don't remember what I paid for it. Shouldn't cost that much to ship. Name your price and I can send it out next week.
Sounds good man I will pm you sunday I am at work now and leaving tonight for duluth so I will hit you up when I get back, thanks!

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No I'm just Watching and learning to help my own build
Haha was just giving you ****, ask any questions if you got any I am happy to help. I am a picture whore so I will get pictures of everything. I am trying to score an HP30 to start building and I will throw that in with the long arms and 6.5" lift

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post #173 of 823 Old 10-12-2012, 09:29 PM
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Dude I'm glad you have an XJ again!!

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post #174 of 823 Old 10-12-2012, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
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Me too man haha I can finally sell the ZJ now. I couldnt figure out why it was tough for me to sell it and then it hit me that I needed a crawler to work on. I got my mustang to dick around with but its not as fun but the stang is much funner to drive. Tomorrow I will be towing it back home so I can dick around with it a little more. Gonna drop a battery in it and get it running right then try to straighten the LCA mount on the axle and put in the new LCAs to get it driveable-ish

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post #175 of 823 Old 10-13-2012, 08:31 AM
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So are you going to go to a long arm and what size tires?
Im loving it so far I love rebuilds!

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post #176 of 823 Old 10-13-2012, 09:17 AM
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Ok get to building those awesome axles I mentioned on Facebook. Lol

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But yeah my 4.0 has been hydrolocked twice, ran upside down for 7 seconds it still keeps coming back for more. its like that crazy ex-girlfriend that just wont quit..but unlike her, its a good thing haha
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post #177 of 823 Old 10-14-2012, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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So are you going to go to a long arm and what size tires?
Im loving it so far I love rebuilds!
6.5" long arm lift and 35" tires or maybe 37s depending on price haha. Yeah I couldnt pass this one up and its looking like it will be an easy rebuild..knock on wood.

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Ok get to building those awesome axles I mentioned on Facebook. Lol
Which ones? Haha I forgot in the whole yota vs. jeep war that always happens, got some yota buddies and we all talk **** but I highly doubt my jeep will outwheel his yota, thing wheels like a pimp.

Had a little mis-hap today, jack slipped and went right into the damn tranny line and pinched it and split it. Ah well, **** happens.

But I towed it home today to get some work done but didnt have much time.



The ladies





I pulled off the bumper which was a feature in itself since the mounts were bent and folded over. Then took off the mangled side support. The unibody rail on the pass side is bent at the bumper mounts on the front but not bad.





Went to take the LCA off but half the bolt sheered in the wreck and now the bushing is just spinning in the tube so I will have to cut it out. Might just wait until I got the money for the lift and cut the LCA brackets off at the same time.

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Thanks to MN road salt, got holes in the floors, but they will be patched when its cage time



And an overall front shot. Gonna have to put in the new radiator soon and remount the condensor then since its half falling off.



And thats all for now. I am gonna hunt down some taraus fans and get to mounting those when I do the rad but other than that, just saving for the lift so I can get it driveable!

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post #178 of 823 Old 10-14-2012, 10:37 AM
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You know that sweet vacuum disconnect LP D30 and D35 rear.

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But yeah my 4.0 has been hydrolocked twice, ran upside down for 7 seconds it still keeps coming back for more. its like that crazy ex-girlfriend that just wont quit..but unlike her, its a good thing haha
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post #179 of 823 Old 10-14-2012, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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Oh haha its already got a D35 out back and the HP30 is bent so I am way ahead of ya haha. Shes at home now, might get back to working on her soon enough


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post #180 of 823 Old 10-15-2012, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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Got lucky, guy scrapping an xj, got the HP30, passengers fender, header panel, lights, and a radiator all for $50!It has abs but thats whatever, gonna start tear down and clean up on the axle soon, probably will do the c-gussets, HD LCAs, and inner sleeve plus maybe the truss now, throw it in the XJ and do gears down the road.

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