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post #92 of 384 Old 04-11-2012, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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This is the Newest pics I have of the XJ an it shows how tight the sliders tuck up against the body


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post #93 of 384 Old 04-11-2012, 04:34 PM
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Looking good!!

By any chance are you planning on changing fender flares?
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I guess Black Betty will be getting a winch bumper sooner than planned thanks to the kid in the white XJ whom was a new driver paying more attention to his female passengers than the road an ran a red light, Slamming into a civic which spun 180* an the momentum carried it into my XJ that was sitting Stationary at the light !

The good thing is noone was hurt badly (I pulled a muscle in my back an popped a rib out of place )

On the plus side I was the only one able to drive away an His insurance is helping me build/repair my Jeep !









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Looking good!!

By any chance are you planning on changing fender flares?
Eventually I plan on having Napier Precision flares once my tires wear so I can step up to 33's

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post #96 of 384 Old 04-13-2012, 09:05 AM
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Eventually I plan on having Napier Precision flares once my tires wear so I can step up to 33's
I wanted you to replace them soon so I could ask for your stock ones. I have stupid textured ones that have turned gray.


Glad you and your jeep were ok after the wreck. The pics reinforce why I will never go back to driving a car.
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I went to the doctors today, An I had knocked a rib out of place the Dr massaged the muscles an popped it into place so I'm feeling a ton better now !

As for my XJ it would have been totaled, But I was able to raise the value of it with receipts from my Wheels, Sliders, Headunit, Headlights/Headlight Harness, RE 3.5" lift (thats not installed yet). Since the Adjuster took that all into account I was $300 away from the 75% of value that will claim it a total loss.

Next week I will be getting a check for almost $2700 So with in a few weeks she will be all better .


Once I get my check I will be ordering a Rigid Front Winch Bumper, JCR Gastank skid , Spartan locker for the 8.25, and a XRC8 Winch or maybe a Guinea Pig for JF and buy the new Quadratec winch that is based off Warns old M9000 which is not in production anymore .

As for the header panel I will be getting one from the scrapyard an painting it myself

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As far as the header panel. U talking about the piece around the grill and headlights? My friend has a black on he'd sell cheap

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As far as the header panel. U talking about the piece around the grill and headlights? My friend has a black on he'd sell cheap
Yes I am talking about that piece Please pass along I am looking for one as long as it is 97-01 style !

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Sucks that happened man. I wish I took the 2300 from insurance to get tubes and new kevlars when I got in my accident. Instead I just let the body shop handle it haha.
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Sucks that happened man. I wish I took the 2300 from insurance to get tubes and new kevlars when I got in my accident. Instead I just let the body shop handle it haha.
Ya live you learn right ? This is how my TJ was built also. In the meantime while waiting for the check I have a hard time looking at the damaged XJ but all will be better in due time !

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post #102 of 384 Old 04-18-2012, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
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Just a small update !

Yesterday, I had ordered a Dirtbound Offroad Extreme Hoop Kit for the Rigid FBW2 Winch Bumper that I am going to order on the next few days. Once it arrives I will take it over to Terry (Rigid Fab) an I'll have him weld it up while he is making my bumper !

This is what the hoop look like for those whom live under a rock an have not seen it !


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post #103 of 384 Old 04-20-2012, 08:21 AM Thread Starter
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*Update*

My check came lastnight so today I started to order parts to repair/ build the XJ

Parts Ordered :

JCR Gas Tank Skid
Rigid Fabrication FwB2 Winch bumper
XRC8 Comp Winch
(5) 33x13.50x15 Toyo Open Country MT's with 1200 miles on them

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Build Totals to Date :


RE Coils $ 99.00
RE Leafs $ 86.00 ea
RE Adj Tracbar $ 104.00
Bilstein 5100 Shocks $ 78 Ea
Rigid Fabrication Sliders $ 190.00
Procomp Rock Crawler Wheels $68.00 ea
Extended Brakelines $ FREEBIE
New U bolts $8.00 ea
JCR Gas Tank Skid $230.00
DirtBound Offroad Extreme Grill Hoop Kit $ 60.00
Rigid Fab FwB2 Winch Bumper $ 440
(5) 33x13.50 Toyo Open Country MT's with 1200 miles on them $600.00
S/B XRC8 Comp $412.00
Spartan Locker for 29spline 8.25 $370
SOLD the ugly wheels -$100.00
SOLD 31x10.50 15's -$300.00
Insurance Check -$3198.00

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Total to Date : $-305.00

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Look what just got dropped off to me at work 3hrs after I ordered it ..............



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I bought my Header Panel today to replace the broken one so I have all of the parts minus a side marker and turn signal to finish my Jeep !

Now I just need to play the waiting game I should have all of my parts with in the next 2-3 weeks



Build Totals to Date :


RE Coils $ 99.00
RE Leafs $ 86.00 ea
RE Adj Tracbar $ 104.00
Bilstein 5100 Shocks $ 78 Ea
Rigid Fabrication Sliders $ 190.00
Procomp Rock Crawler Wheels $68.00 ea
Extended Brakelines $ FREEBIE
New U bolts $8.00 ea
JCR Gas Tank Skid $230.00
DirtBound Offroad Extreme Grill Hoop Kit $ 60.00
Rigid Fab FwB2 Winch Bumper $ 440
(5) 33x13.50 Toyo Open Country MT's with 1200 miles on them $600.00
S/B XRC8 Comp $412.00
Spartan Locker for 29spline 8.25 $370
Header Panel $ 60.00
SOLD the ugly wheels -$100.00
SOLD 31x10.50 15's -$300.00
Insurance Check -$3198.00

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Total to Date : $-245.00

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