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Unread 04-30-2013, 01:15 PM   #1
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APRIL TJ of the MONTH CONTEST!!! Gst95dsm IS the WINNER!!!

Congrats. Please read the rules to see how to claim your prizes.

Nathan James
Gst95dsm

Mods:

Aussie locker front
Detroit Locker rear
Superior 30 spline axles
Sierra 4.88's front and rear
Tera Low 4.1 t-case
Cragar Soft 8's 15x8 with 35in. BFG Km2's
Tera Flex 1.75 coil spacers (front only, for leveling)
Rough Country 2.5 springs in the front only
Mercury Maurader Moog springs in rear (high spring rate, 2.5inchs of lift)
1in. body lift
Modified Rough Country Long Arm Upgrade
Rough Country High clearance skid
Skyjacker Hydro shocks
Teraflex 5550 shocks (front)
JKS quicker disconnects
Smittybilt rear bumper w/carrier
Smittybilt classic front bumper (bobbed 4 inches off each side)
Smittybilt XRC8 winch (regular use haha)
Metal Cloak front arched fenders with rub rail
Metal Cloak rear corners with rub rail
Trail Gear rock sliders
OR-fab sport cage
DIY front spreader bars, and lower windshield bar
Big Daddy Off Road Tie Rod (goooood upgrade)
5000k HID headlights (hella e-code housings)
4in. LED tails (harbor freight)
Bike shop hand throttle
Swag off road tailgate kit
Raptor Lined tub
Home made in cab winch switch (radio shack ftw)
Savvy Aluminum gas tank skid
Savvy Aluminum half doors
Poison Spyder Hood Louver
Raceline Monster 231 beadlock wheels
Poison Spyder rear trail cage
Home made Oil pan skidplate
Home made Steering Box skid
Synergy rear shock outboard kit
Under Cover Fab front and rear link mounts
Poly Performance CO2 System
Swag Baja Bin
CRAWL Fire Extinguisher Bracket
IGGEE Seat covers (nice stuff!)
BTF DIY Diff. covers front and rear
Yukon Chromoly D30 Axles

Story:

I've owned this Jeep for the last 5 1/2 years. Like a lot of others I bought it knowing very little about TJ's. Over the years this is what it has become. I continue to evolve my installation and fabrication skills along with my wheeling abilities and this little Jeep just keeps putting up with anything I can throw at it. I wheel this Jeep on regular basis in Sierra's and although it was born a runt, and retains it's original 4cyl. and D30,D35 axles it's proven to be a very capable and reliable family wheeler. Thanks for your consideration!

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Unread 04-30-2013, 01:16 PM   #2
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Congrats man!

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Unread 04-30-2013, 01:18 PM   #3
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Congrats, and thanks to all that voted
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Unread 04-30-2013, 02:40 PM   #4
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Thanks everyone! Very surprised I won. I really appreciate everyone who voted for me! This was my first time entering and it really is a fun contest. Much respect to all the other entries.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 03:13 PM   #5
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Eugene, is there a list of every winner since this contest was started somewhere?

Good job Gst.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 03:16 PM   #6
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Eugene, is there a list of every winner since this contest was started somewhere?

Good job Gst.
No but if you're super curious you can go through mine and spyder6's threads. Or look through the past tjotys plus the tjotms for this year
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Unread 04-30-2013, 03:16 PM   #7
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Unread 04-30-2013, 03:32 PM   #8
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Might as well add a little content!





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Unread 04-30-2013, 05:16 PM   #9
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Congrats on the win bud!
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Unread 04-30-2013, 06:06 PM   #10
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Nice Jeep and congrats on the win!
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Unread 04-30-2013, 07:26 PM   #11
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Congrats now
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the worst TJ in JF history
is the TJ of the month
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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:05 PM   #12
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Congrats! Sorry I didn't vote for you, ole Beasley need the vote more.
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Congrats now
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The worst TJ in JF history
is the TJ of the month
I vote he should change it to something like "Not quite the worst TJ in JF history".
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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:08 PM   #13
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Congrats on the win bud!
Thanks man!

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Nice Jeep and congrats on the win!
Thanks Necro, your Jeep is badass man!

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Congrats now is the TJ of the month
Ha, irony. Really surprised a D35, 4cyl, with some RC parts, some Smitty parts and some other crap pulled off the win. I hope it's because it's recognized as a home garage built type of Jeep, that's just progressing right along as it's owner's fab, install and wheeling abilities evolve, and one that actually get's used pretty hard for what it is. And NOT just for my blingy doors.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:11 PM   #14
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I only cared for the blingy doors.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 08:12 PM   #15
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Congrats! Sorry I didn't vote for you, ole Beasley need the vote more.


I vote he should change it to something like "Not quite the worst TJ in JF history".
I voted Beasley also, not only does his Jeep represent what 99% of us should strive for, but I also qualified the person behind the Jeep. And Beasley proves time and time again to be a knowledgable, level headed, and consistent JF member. I still don't know how he keeps up with so many build threads!

Oh and I might change my tag line now. I guess it can't be the WORST.
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