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post #1 of 4 Old 04-27-2016, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
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The Rootbeer Float

This build has been going on since I got the jeep.




This is the fully polished turd I purchased.

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-27-2016, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
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OK, linking instead of attaching. This looks ok from the outside....but OH BOY were there problems underneath!

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post #3 of 4 Old 04-27-2016, 04:02 PM Thread Starter
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Like I good used jeep owner I stripped off the stuff I didn't want (ugh - that light bar) and then wheeled it!


Found out just how rickety this thing was. Alternator died on this trip.



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post #4 of 4 Old 04-27-2016, 05:29 PM Thread Starter
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So the list of problems right out of the gate here:


35" tires on short arm lift - Procomp fixed lowers, Stock uppers. Stock gearing. Constant emissions CEL. Steering is horrible. No armor. Ignition swtich is busted. No SYE.


I can go on and on here.

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