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Old March 9th, 2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default Herman (mrslousypirate's xj)

Wanted to start a thread for my other half's rig. We finally started doing some modifications over normal maintenance.

Specs at time of purchase:

- 29" tires
- 4.0, AW4, 35/30, 241?
- pretty much all original (found most of that out working on it the past two weeks)

Put in a new battery, tune up, oil change, stereo

Day she bought it (I found it in Holland, two owners)
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Silver lake, stock, zero issues. Welded a tab to front bumper for flag. Pictures on Facebook, can't pull from cell. Will update later

Drove it as a dd in stock form until last weekend. Picked up an xj as a donor for the suspension lift. Ditched the rusty's shocks, kept coils and springs. Picked up jk Rubicon front shocks, ended up purchasing s10 rear because I ran out of time looking. Made bpe's for mounting. Relocated track bar to accommodate lift.

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This weekend, made the front bumper I promised her a year ago.

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And up to now. No death wobble experience after relocated track bar. There is a undulation around 50-55, but I think that may be attributed to older tires...

Going to replace the stabilizer in two weeks when she is back in town, and keep an eye out for some 30-32" tires and maybe some rims to push them out a little bit.

Still her dd for now, but looking better.

She said she wants to make a name, ask I said she had to be mrslousypirate
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