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post #91 of 118 Old 03-23-2013, 07:38 PM
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I just got my Jeep today!



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post #92 of 118 Old 03-23-2013, 07:47 PM
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Nice! What part of the City you from and what you planning on doing to it?

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post #93 of 118 Old 03-23-2013, 07:53 PM
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I'm from the far northwest side, near Edgebrook. The very first thing I need to do to it is get some new headers. The ones on there right now (don't even know what kind) are cracked, but I knew that buying it.
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post #94 of 118 Old 03-23-2013, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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Congrats and where is Edgebrook?

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post #95 of 118 Old 03-23-2013, 09:22 PM
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Sorry, had to do it.
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=edgebrook+chicago

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post #96 of 118 Old 03-24-2013, 02:58 AM
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Lol... Edgebrook is literally at the edge of the city limits. The center of Edgebrook is Devon and Caldwell. I'm closer to Touhy and Caldwell.
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post #97 of 118 Old 03-26-2013, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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Waiting on a case of Comp cam break-in oil, edelbrock intake gasket, manifold bolts today. Once those are in the work begins.
Also on the way, 4 new Skyjacker Nitro Softride shocks and a crt performance TFI kit.
Can't wait to have all this done so I can then start my carpet removal/monstaliner application and remove old and install new custom headliner...

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post #98 of 118 Old 03-26-2013, 06:38 PM
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Saul, you got a ton of stuff going on. Who did you end up going with to get all your work find?
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post #99 of 118 Old 03-26-2013, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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My regular mechanic. Called him up and he said they were a bit slow. He said 2-3 days tops and he said he would do it all for $500. However, I didn't mention the shock because that's something I can def tackle myself. He is a long time family friend and has been the family mechanic for about 30 years.

Also, the tfi kit I'll also do myself because it won't be in until friday or sat. Headliner will also be done by me. Thinking either actual wood paneling or a country plaid pattern for that.

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post #100 of 118 Old 03-30-2013, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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Mechanic said it will be ready Tuesday... no rush. I'd rather wait an extra day or 2 and know it was done right..

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post #101 of 118 Old 03-30-2013, 07:41 PM
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Was the deal you got because you are a friend of the family? It seems like you had way more work than 500 in labor.

I'm looking for someone to do some stuff for me, nothing compared to you, but if he's good, I'd be interested in using your guy. Where's he located?
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post #102 of 118 Old 03-31-2013, 09:00 AM Thread Starter
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I don't know if its because he is a family friend or if its because I take my cars to him for everything. He is a great mechanic though.
He is at Kedzie and 23rd. Corral auto and his name is Fidel.

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post #103 of 118 Old 04-02-2013, 06:31 PM
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little offroading in my Wk same spot i went with my Yj in Chicago.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAAwl...ature=youtu.be

A far away pic of my yj and wk and roommates yj
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post #104 of 118 Old 04-03-2013, 10:24 AM Thread Starter
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Burtman you're right by my house I think. Is that by 18th and clark? I'm a few streets down from there if so. The tall grass is fun to run over too. Let me know when you hit it up again.

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post #105 of 118 Old 04-03-2013, 05:01 PM
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Hahaha Yes it is Saul i would have, i was nervous of screwing something up when i am by myself. I will pm me your number usually i switch up between rides when i go there,but my wk loved being there more than my yj though. I think the train was yelling at me you can hear it in the video which is why i left so early hahha. i am allowed to be on that land but i don't know about off roading on it.

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