post #136 of Old 11-16-2009, 11:44 PM
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and trimmed front bumper, sorry if some of these are obvious but I figured some may not have seen them before.




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post #137 of Old 12-16-2009, 10:22 AM
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Where did you get that mail carrier rack?
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post #138 of Old 12-16-2009, 10:29 AM
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Where did you find those AV hook ups?
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post #139 of Old 01-06-2010, 04:41 PM
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Sweet ideas guys! Anymore?
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post #140 of Old 01-31-2010, 07:37 AM
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The first three are of a custom fiberglass soundar I built that has two 8" subs, two horn tweeters, two powered tweeters, and of course two airports.


If you didn't notice I slid the original soundbar forward, and redid the ceiling with replacement auto carpet. So the ceiling is identical to the floor material wise. (You can also see the new overhead console/Mirror)

The Next one was a quick shot of my new wheels. I replaced the stock rims with brand new 17" rims off a cherokee, to do this I put a 2" daystar leveling kit in front and waiting for the 2" shackle rough country lift to come in that I ordered december 22nd. I also had to put an adapter kit on to change the bolt pattern from 5x4.5" to 5x5".


Next is the new overhead console from a '98 zj and mirror, I have not finished with my wiring, thats why the headliner is not tacked down at the window yet.


Last but not least the first part of my entertainment system a 6.5" lcd fiberglassed into the newly covered sun visor, it hooks up to a ps2 in the glovebox.


So grand totals all the reupholstering supplies and fabric cost $40
Fiberglassing/fleece costs $13
6.5" Lcd $17 off eBay
Overhead Console/Mirror $25
Wheels/Lifts/Spacer/Tires $385 but made $135 selling my old crap so $250 thanks to craigslist
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post #141 of Old 02-07-2010, 10:19 AM
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Tell me if im wrong but I seem to remember there being a write up for a High Flow air box mod for and XJ?
Anybody seen this if so can you link me to it?

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post #142 of Old 02-07-2010, 06:37 PM
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Tell me if im wrong but I seem to remember there being a write up for a High Flow air box mod for and XJ?
Anybody seen this if so can you link me to it?
you mean drilling more holes in it under the point which the air filter seats. its pretty straight forward, just put more/bigger holes, be sure not to cut in a way though to let it pick up more water or anything

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post #143 of Old 02-20-2010, 11:37 AM
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Not the best pic. but you get the idea. JIM.
How did you move your sound bar up? just took off the panel and slide it forward?

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post #144 of Old 02-22-2010, 09:44 PM
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awesome thread guys !!!! im a newb jeeper and im looking forward to trying out alot of these cheap mods. im gonna go to the junk yards on wednesday to try to find some zj front coils and some stock cherokee leaf packs to build my own packs. i scored some rough country lca's for 10.00 bucks and some 04 tj rims for 25.00 for five of them thanks to craigslist haha now im watching for a good deal on tires. hopefully i can come up with some cheap things to put in here. sorry for the long post
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post #145 of Old 02-24-2010, 10:03 AM
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So, I read a butt load of these and noone had the lift for less than a 100 bucks? Just looking for a cheap lift for my 89 xj

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post #146 of Old 02-24-2010, 12:37 PM
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How big of a lift? I did a 2" for like $75
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post #147 of Old 02-24-2010, 01:51 PM
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Im doing the antifatige mat doors on my xj. I'll post pics when there all done.

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post #148 of Old 02-24-2010, 03:56 PM
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So, I read a butt load of these and noone had the lift for less than a 100 bucks? Just looking for a cheap lift for my 89 xj
my friend knew some one that put blocks on his vehicle that were wooden 4x4s i think. but seriously dont do that, there is cheap and there is ****ing retarded
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post #149 of Old 02-26-2010, 02:14 PM
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So, I read a butt load of these and noone had the lift for less than a 100 bucks? Just looking for a cheap lift for my 89 xj
I did the following lift for cheap...
Home Brew Budget Boost

If you just are looking for the lift portion, it's cheap from a JY. It's the fact that when you get it lifted, then you have 8,134 other things to do it. Ask anyone, it all starts with a lift!

Edit: Also, consider shocks from a JK, might be able to score a set cheap somewhere.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/i...ite-up-603221/

I'm looking for a ZJ Rear Disc mod under $100. Anyone?!

Also, I just ordered some WJ Control Arms that I am planning to install on the XJ once they arrive. $41 on eBay, used but only 40K on them. I'll do a write-up if I get ambitious!

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post #150 of Old 02-26-2010, 11:39 PM
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Where did you get that mail carrier rack?
Sorry I didn't see your post right away. It came from this little guy at the local Pick N Pull for $6. Wish I coulda taken the whole jeep with me, but it was never meant to be.


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89 XJ Pioneer: Stock with 31s and a trim. Sold
99 XJ Sport: 2" on 31s with armor and dents. Sold
74 Nova - 2" drop and disc conv. Sold.
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