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post #1 of 8 Old 01-10-2010, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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anybody catch extreme 4x4's build of a CJ8?

i just caught the last of the series today and i have to say, it was pretty ugly.

but i did like that 14 bolt front axel...

what did you think?

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post #2 of 8 Old 01-10-2010, 08:05 PM
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I liked it for what it was, a trail rig. But for it looked pretty un finished.

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post #3 of 8 Old 01-10-2010, 08:39 PM
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front end is sick but think it looks like crap. dont like the cj7 top on the cj8 at all or the polished body but cool jeep drive train is sick
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post #4 of 8 Old 01-10-2010, 08:48 PM
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Yeah I caught it and agree the appearance wasnn't overly impressive. I was a bit disappointed that one week he rolled the big tires out and noted that the stock axles were going to be replaced on the next episode but then the next episode showed the whole thing done. Not sure how I missed his custom axle build. He only noted in passing that the front was a hybrid 14 bolt/dana 60. After watching him take it over the rocks he might have done well to have an episode shaving the

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There was an episode on the 14 bolt build. It was pretty cool to me since I have no experience with extreme 4x4 builds. The episode was in 2008 met the host at SEMA and asked him when they would pick up the build, he told me 2009.

I did not like the look of the CJ7 top on it either, I think it looks better than a CJ8 hard top but not as good as a full soft top.
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post #6 of 8 Old 01-11-2010, 08:36 AM
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I did not like the tj grill. Or the top.

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post #7 of 8 Old 01-11-2010, 09:00 AM
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He was really in love with that front end. He kept stumping us with that "guess what that is?" question. The 383 with the dual fuel setup was way cool. I personally didn't much care for the 7 top on an 8, but he wanted to do it and he did. Isn't that what we are all about? He built a runner, not a trailer queen, and had a blast running with the big boys that weekend. Really nice down to earth guy, as was Rusty.
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post #8 of 8 Old 01-11-2010, 10:49 AM
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Must be nice to have that kind of budget!

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