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Unread 04-18-2010, 07:00 AM   #1
JerseyTeethCut5
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Need a shop in NJ

Does anyone know of a good shop in NJ that does lifts and other modifications? I finally bought my first Jeep and am ready to get some work done.

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Unread 04-18-2010, 08:07 AM   #2
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First post eh? Welcome. I would suggest doing the lift yourself....and I suspect many others will agree. I just did mine and while I had some bumps in the road, with the help of this board you can get it done and learn a lot in the process...as well as saving COIN for other mods. Where in NJ are you?
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Unread 04-18-2010, 06:48 PM   #3
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also depends on where your from. i go to a guy in rahway for work that i cant do self like welding and such...
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Unread 04-18-2010, 08:59 PM   #4
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you can always drop it off at my house ill hook you up, but also no welder or anything like that
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Unread 04-19-2010, 06:44 AM   #5
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Welcome .

Try OK4WD in Stewartsville. They've got an Open House event coming up this weekend too. Always a good time there. You can check out more info. about the event over on their site.
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Unread 04-19-2010, 08:16 AM   #6
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Where are you at in NJ?
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Unread 04-19-2010, 01:24 PM   #7
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Like others have said, give it a try for yourself, I'm sure you would be able to find at least one board member that might assist you in installing a lift or some other bolt on accessories. I'm looking for a shop that has experience with swapping gears.
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Unread 04-20-2010, 09:15 AM   #8
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Unread 04-20-2010, 08:25 PM   #9
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northfield, about 10 minutes outside ocean city, nj
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Unread 04-21-2010, 10:15 AM   #10
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if you are anywhere near the deptford or glassboro area i have a shop in deptford. its not a business just a place me and a couple of guys are renting for cheap. i got a mig and all the tools you could need. if u are close by i would be glad to give you hand installing whatever you need. all i ask in return is that you bring some beer and throw us a couple of bucks toward electric/rent depending on how big of a job
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Unread 04-21-2010, 05:26 PM   #11
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Im in AC. I have a full socket set and basic hand tools as well as a 36MM Axle nut socket.
I might be able to help sunday afternoon, its the only day I dont have practice for the next week.
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Unread 04-26-2010, 07:01 PM   #12
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i'm in EHT if you need any help with it. If not, I know a lot of the guys at Best Tire in Ocean City have jeeps, I think about 5 of the guys there. I'm sure they could do it if you aren't comfortable. Let me know
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Unread 04-27-2010, 11:56 AM   #13
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Not to hijack this thread.. But I also cant install a lift myself, or even know where to begin for that matter. I live in South Jersey and im 10 minutes from deptford and about a hour from OC.
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Unread 04-27-2010, 08:13 PM   #14
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Unread 04-27-2010, 08:20 PM   #15
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NJXJ91, i'm always ready to work on some cars, or jeeps as it may be. I'm fairly new to the jeep thing, but i've changed suspension and much more other work in my other cars before and have a fairly decent amount of tools in my garage if you ever need some help, or anyone else in the area for that matter
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