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post #96106 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 07:01 AM
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Today I finally got my TJ licsenced and on the road after a on again off again 4 year build. I installed a 1998 Vortec 4.3 4L60e NP231C, Equus Gauges, Armour(Rock Ready steering box skid, smitty built rock sliders, rock crusher rear diff cover), Aussie D30 Locker, Novak Transfercase Shift Linkage, B&M Transmission Linkage, Ten Factory Axle Tube Seals, Warn VR 8000 winch, Champion 3 Core Radiator, Custom wire harness from Howell EFI, ECM Flash by LT1swap.com and I am sure I have over looked many other mods. Just glad to get back in my jeep!
I very much miss my 4.3L Vortec from my 1990 GMC S15 Sonoma... was just thinking that would be a great engine if I find myself doing a ground up basketcase TJ build sometime in the future...

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post #96107 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 07:57 AM
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Took the top and doors off.

'03 TJ Rubicon
'91 Cherokee Laredo, Stock - Sold
'98 XJ - burned :(
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Anyone care to guess the % of tire pressure lost going from 7500 ft down to 850 feet?

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post #96109 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 08:15 AM
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post #96110 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 08:21 AM
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10%
Winner, winner, chicken dinner.

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Used it as an excuse to learn some new methods on the D-SLR.
It's dookey's revenge! Haha

Been following your thread every now and then. Your jeep is amazing.

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post #96112 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 10:01 AM
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Fairly easy swap, glad I did.. 4.88 with 35s that thing regained alot of power..
Looks good hoss. Any problems with your rear track bar did you cycle it? Which one do you have? Is that the rust oleum finish?

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post #96113 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 11:13 AM
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Purchased a new seat for it (me).

I don't even own a jeep anymore
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post #96114 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 11:24 AM
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Took off the MOPAR light bar with 4 Hella FF75's...

Holy crap was that thing ever loud.

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post #96115 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 11:34 AM
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Purchased a new seat for it (me).
stock or aftermarket... thinking I want to replace both the fronts, but would like something sportier, maybe with a 5 point harness option... I feel a little vulnerable in the Jeep with just a shoulder / lap combo... keep thinking about the flailing around if it were ever to roll over.

that's probably just the open wheel racer in me though.
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post #96116 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 11:37 AM
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Took off the MOPAR light bar with 4 Hella FF75's...

Holy crap was that thing ever loud.
and bright? or "loud" like the clothes my dad used to wear on the golf course???
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stock or aftermarket... thinking I want to replace both the fronts, but would like something sportier, maybe with a 5 point harness option... I feel a little vulnerable in the Jeep with just a shoulder / lap combo... keep thinking about the flailing around if it were ever to roll over.

that's probably just the open wheel racer in me though.
Corbeau Baja RS. I will probably do an install and review when they arrive and I install them.

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post #96118 of 110161 Old 04-19-2014, 11:54 AM
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and bright? or "loud" like the clothes my dad used to wear on the golf course???
Acoustic more than the aesthetic.

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Happy birthday to my Jeep. My dad bought it the Saturday before Easter Sunday in 1998. 16 years old and 153k miles later
Back when Dad drove it:

As it is now:

If you can't stand behind our troops feel free to stand in front of them!
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Rain rain go far far away!

It's better to be dead and cool than alive and uncool.
Nothing like a permanent reminder of a temporary feeling. I have a few.
4.0 auto, 8.8 rear with detroit locker, 4.10's and 33x 12.50's
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