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MagJeep 07-22-2012 11:19 PM

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So I've finally pulled the trigger on lifting my Jeep. She's my first car and its been 2 years since i bought her. 2006 Grand Cherokee v6 3.7L.
Everything stock except an after market remote start and alarm system, and backup sensors with a digital readout on the dash. The backup sensor is almost useless because it usually just picks up the ground and emits an annoying beeping sound.

Things I've done so far...
-Grill guard last year
-removed mud flaps
-painted back hatch step, black
-"bucket" style floor mats

Yeah, so that list is all pretty small stuff but hey, I'm a poor college student :cheers:

Plans...
-OME HD lift w/spacers
-Bigger tires (undecided on brand)
-plastidip or powder coated wheels
-fog lights
can't think of anything major at the moment...

MagJeep 07-22-2012 11:22 PM

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My dad has these old but really great quality amber lights that I'll be mounting soon. I test fitted everything but just havnt had the time to wire them up yet.

MagJeep 07-22-2012 11:23 PM

I ordered the OME HD kit from Kolak, should be here in a couple weeks and my brother and I will be doing the install. Anyone have wheel spacers that they're trying to get rid of?!?!?!

Robb286 07-23-2012 03:30 AM

An 06, 3.7l, and red with the black trim... Looks like my twin! I think you'll really like the ome lift.

MagJeep 07-24-2012 02:06 PM

I hope i like it too, spent a lot of money one it lmao

paroxysym 07-24-2012 02:26 PM

were they factory/OEM mudflaps?

MagJeep 07-24-2012 10:30 PM

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Originally Posted by paroxysym (Post 13913960)
were they factory/OEM mudflaps?

Not sure, they were on the car when i bought it used. Why?

paroxysym 07-25-2012 05:19 AM

well if they were the OEM flaps, if you had them, id be interested in them- thats why

AJeepZJ 07-25-2012 03:11 PM

Good luck with the build. Added to list.

MagJeep 08-09-2012 07:01 PM

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Got all my parts in last week. Going to be installing the lift with my brother this weekend, wish me luck.

MagJeep 08-09-2012 07:31 PM

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Oh, forgot to add a little project I did a few days ago. Plastidiping my from "jeep" badge and grill. I attempted to spray it on without taking the grill guard or grill off, come out pretty good. Could have gone heavier in some spots but it looks good.

Jvenrick 08-10-2012 03:22 PM

Looking good, whats next?

Theogriff15 08-10-2012 04:30 PM

Looking good so far! Let me know how the OME HD lift install goes I'm planning on getting it from Kolak myself, great dude. I also have an 06 3.7L but mines midnight blue. Good luck with everything!

ccsicecoke 08-10-2012 05:40 PM

I would think 3.7L is too weak to handle lifted jeep, especially with bigger tires

MagJeep 08-10-2012 08:45 PM

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Originally Posted by ccsicecoke (Post 14002264)
I would think 3.7L is too weak to handle lifted jeep, especially with bigger tires

There are other guys on here with the same set up i will soon have. Like AJeepZJ who has a 3.7 with the OME HD and armor.

She won't be winning any races, but its a Jeep. Anyone else see it being a problem?


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