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Unread 09-29-2010, 12:34 PM   #1
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Stacy an Austin Texas WJ build up.

well guys I have made it to the GC side of life, some of yall might know me some of you not, but I started out with an 01 XJ that was unfairly taken away from me in january 2010, I took the insurance money and bought a TJ, it was the biggest piece of **** ever, so I sold it for 6.5K and picked up my 99 WJ limited.

I'll have a few questions as time progresses but for now, here she is.



Specs:
99 WJ limited
4.7L V8
D30/ D44a
125K
black leather
all the bells in whistles
paint damage to rear driver quarter pannel.

paid 3k.

Plans:
TC swap Nv247 to Np242HD
4" RC lift (for now) later ill get the IRO 6.5 springs and a LA upgrade..
33x12.50xR15 KM2's or MT/R's
15" black steelies D-Windows or Soft 8's (over played I know, but I still love the look)
skids/ misc armor
Rock lights
tow hooks or some sort of other recovery
fix up paint and other stuff(ABS light, Airbag light)
Roof Rack w/ hilift/shovel mount and lights all around
Front/rear steel bumpers. (come on jeep, plastic covers really??)
lockers and regear to 4.10's.













So far I have polished out the head lights





and replaced my battery terminals.

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Unread 09-29-2010, 12:35 PM   #2
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what do yall think?
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Unread 09-29-2010, 12:39 PM   #3
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I think its gonna be a nice project to follow...awesome job with the headlights.
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2003 WJ 4.0, 4'' IRO Critical Path, 31x10.5x15 goodyear wrangler territory on soft 8's, Tom Wood front drive shaft, Rough country SS, 4.56 G2 gears, D30 front, D35 rear/detroit trutrac, IRO adj. trackbar, Doetch tech 8000 shocks, nv242 TC, midland cb, 3' firefly antenna, Mopar TC Skid

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Unread 09-29-2010, 12:46 PM   #4
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thanks man! AustinTJer actually did the work, I bought it and read the instructions.


can you send me the link to your TW front drive shaft?
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Unread 09-29-2010, 12:59 PM   #5
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Bout time you made a thread about your dub over here.
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Unread 09-29-2010, 01:00 PM   #6
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Nice WJ man! glad to see you finally got a new jeep. Ive always wanted a 4.7 wj, hows the power on that thing?
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Unread 09-29-2010, 01:06 PM   #7
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thanks man! AustinTJer actually did the work, I bought it and read the instructions.


can you send me the link to your TW front drive shaft?
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Unread 09-29-2010, 01:13 PM   #8
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Looks good my man. I like your "rock sliders". haha

I'd be willing to bet you have the 44a. V8 Limited on a 35? doubtful.

Man those wheels are fugly. Get some Jk moabs on there asap!
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Unread 09-29-2010, 01:53 PM   #9
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Nice looking WJ, can't wait to see how it progresses
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Unread 09-29-2010, 03:14 PM   #10
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Have to get rid of the running boards.
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Unread 09-29-2010, 04:13 PM   #11
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AustinTJer actually did the work.
What were you thinking?
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Unread 09-29-2010, 04:16 PM   #12
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Those headlights cleaned up great.
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Unread 09-29-2010, 04:23 PM   #13
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Looks Great!!!! Don't like the wood grain in the interior though. Otherwise it is a great looking vehicle!
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Unread 09-29-2010, 06:14 PM   #14
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Unread 09-29-2010, 07:36 PM   #15
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Looks good my man. I like your "rock sliders". haha

I'd be willing to bet you have the 44a. V8 Limited on a 35? doubtful.

Man those wheels are fugly. Get some Jk moabs on there asap!
I kind like the rims, I want it to look reallly clean compared to my other builds. I prolly wont even cut the metal on this jeep.

and yeah Im sure I have the D44a

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Nice looking WJ, can't wait to see how it progresses
Thanks man, lift should be here next week.

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Have to get rid of the running boards.
haha no disposable rock sliders?

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What were you thinking?
I have no Idea. he was like "let me try it on your jeep"

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Those headlights cleaned up great.
yeah im quite surprised still.

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Looks Great!!!! Don't like the wood grain in the interior though. Otherwise it is a great looking vehicle!
I like it. the Laredo dash looks to boring.

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Nice mallcrawler.

hahahah you just wait.
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