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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:36 PM   #1
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slow ultimate wj build "SLOW"

On December 23, 2009 I purchased my first 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I was very excited to own a Jeep.
This was what she looked like when i first bought her


I rocked it out stock for a few weeks, then I decided I need to start modififying it. First thing I was to replace was the factory head unit.

Then I wanted a little bump



Im very much into wheeling just as much as i am into listening to music.
But things have changed and im slowly downsizing on the audio in the jeep as i have no cargo room

So skip 6 months later, and i purchased my Rough Country X-Series 4" lift

Recieved it at my job I was very happy to see the ups guy pulling up

about a week or two later we started the install of the lift



This is how the quick disconnect from rough country should look.

After a very very long night 16 hours total we got to this

And a day later for tires
265/70r17 no trim no rub


Went with a few buddies out to his land and had a little fun


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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:37 PM   #2
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Then one day, out looking for house's for sale with the fiance and found a place to turn around lead to this

in turn lead to me having to replace the rear axel. now mind you, this is my dd and i would of went with full size axels, but its my dd so i replaced it with stock for a pretty penny, a $585 mistake
The day we swapped axels, a little bit of mall crawlin at my dads job :P



Now jus for some pictures of my WJ:







Then one day, I had an accident on the way to work

only damage done was to hood bumper, and ripped out my head light

My first attempt at HDR

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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:38 PM   #3
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As this is it for now, but im slowly working on a custom front bumper, ill have pics of my build on that, and ill be sure to make the pics smaller. if the ones ive posted already are to big.
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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:39 PM   #4
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Are those the Feirce attitude MTs? I didn't think anyone got those. Looks good!
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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:48 PM   #5
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Are those the Feirce attitude MTs? I didn't think anyone got those. Looks good!
Yes they are.
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Unread 08-30-2010, 12:51 PM   #6
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Yeah, bought them at Raben Tire for 185.95 a piece. I didnt wanna break the bank with tires right now, but wanted something different from everyone else, and they showed me the Feirce tire brand, and bam i bought all four mounted and balanced for 860
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Unread 08-30-2010, 03:03 PM   #7
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Looks good!!!
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Unread 08-31-2010, 09:56 AM   #8
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Thanks, here in the next few weeks im going to be doing a 247-242 Swap.
Im excited, but bummed at the cost of getting the 242

242 Swap
Custom Front Bumper-going to try and incorporate winch mount
Rear Bumper
CB install
aux lights
and a second battery
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Unread 10-07-2010, 12:39 PM   #9
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So I was able to do the 242 swap on October 3, 2010. All new u-joints, but one thing i forgot to do was, replace seals while it was out. So now i have to pull 242 and do new seals. But it must wait since im getting married October 10, 2010 at 4:30 EST.

So it will have to wait till the following weekend.
Also purchased Clarion NV500 with nav to install for the long trips me and my fiancee take. Will have pics up soon of the swap. Didnt take any during but will when i pull it again.
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Unread 10-27-2010, 12:06 PM   #10
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update: transmission output shaft seal replaced, t-case input/output seal replaced. started at 11:00am finished 8:00pm some helped aquired by my friend also since i was at his shop
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Unread 10-27-2010, 12:13 PM   #11
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Married October 10, 2010








She wanted to take pics of jeep after we got it fixed so we went wheeling a little bit 10/23 and 10/24 some, sat. night our friend took his moms durango but didnt get no pics really since it was dark out
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Unread 02-08-2011, 12:14 PM   #12
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I ordered new wheels on Feb 1, 2011. Got 2 wheels on Feb 3, 2011. Monday Feb 7, 2011, I finally got the other two wheels, Im not complaining but it was a bummer to get em seperate and have to wait


17x9 4.58 BS

Hopefully when i get my tax return im getting an IRO Transfercase skid, track bar. And then maybe some aux lights, light bar, and roof rack. maybe some metal to start fabbin stuff up for it.
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Unread 02-08-2011, 08:25 PM   #13
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IRO 6.5" lift, IRO Front long arms, rear iro adj upper a arm and adj rear lower, custom 4x4 fab front bumper, rough country winch, 15" crager soft 8's, procomp 35-12.50 tire, fenders trimmed KOR light bar, malone roof rack
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Unread 02-08-2011, 08:50 PM   #14
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It's about time for an update. I like the new stance.
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Unread 02-08-2011, 11:11 PM   #15
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Thanks, atlas ill be by this weekend after u get off work
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