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Old October 20th, 2011, 09:23 AM   #1
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traded off my xj for this.

starts life as a 2.5 5 speed w/ 4.10's 3.5" lift and 33's

thinkin windsor, c6 205, waggys, 6ds, and 40's. but time and $$$ will tell




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Old October 20th, 2011, 09:26 AM   #2
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Old October 20th, 2011, 09:28 AM   #3
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Old October 20th, 2011, 11:12 AM   #4
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since getting this mid summer, i have about a dozen trips on it and been able to cruise around town with it too. wife likes it too.

the repair list to date:

*new motor, old one was JUNK if anyone wants parts off it it is still sitting on the floor in the barn.
*all new bolts in the t-case, when i got it there was only 1 finger tight holding it on
*rebuilt the trans crossmember area of the skid
*installed a set of recessed LED tail lights (read "bling")
*couple of u joints as to be expected

a recent trip to the badlands cost me a brake line (stood on it and found a spot that didnt want to hold pressure anymore) a front shock, and pass inner and stub shaft. but for the abuse this has seen this summer it is about time that something broke.

gonna try to keep this build in a budget, and the drivetrain from motor to tires will be built with the intention of being swapped into a buggy in the future.
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Old October 20th, 2011, 11:32 AM   #5
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I have something in my barn you might need for this build
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Old October 20th, 2011, 11:49 AM   #6
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Old October 20th, 2011, 12:52 PM   #7
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Old October 20th, 2011, 01:02 PM   #8
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Old October 20th, 2011, 02:14 PM   #9
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Old October 20th, 2011, 02:41 PM   #10
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"the mistress" that's great!
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Old October 20th, 2011, 02:49 PM   #11
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since getting this mid summer, i have about a dozen trips on it and been able to cruise around town with it too. wife likes it too.

the repair list to date:

*new motor, old one was JUNK if anyone wants parts off it it is still sitting on the floor in the barn.
*all new bolts in the t-case, when i got it there was only 1 finger tight holding it on
*rebuilt the trans crossmember area of the skid
*installed a set of recessed LED tail lights (read "bling")
*couple of u joints as to be expected

a recent trip to the badlands cost me a brake line (stood on it and found a spot that didnt want to hold pressure anymore) a front shock, and pass inner and stub shaft. but for the abuse this has seen this summer it is about time that something broke.

gonna try to keep this build in a budget, and the drivetrain from motor to tires will be built with the intention of being swapped into a buggy in the future.
well thats third motor this thing has had then i put on in it 3-4 years ago when i had it
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Old October 20th, 2011, 03:04 PM   #12
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well thats third motor this thing has had then i put on in it 3-4 years ago when i had it
was it a new motor or a used? it finally went climbing some local hills and i had to drive it home on 3 cyls....it was a ticking time bomb (literally) i was using a qt of oil every 100 miles mostly blow bye out of the dipstick
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Old October 20th, 2011, 03:16 PM   #13
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it was a used one it ran fine before i sold it to the kid who had it after me i was tired of the 4 cyl so i sold it to get a 6 cyl cherokee and built it
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Old October 20th, 2011, 05:01 PM   #14
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i have come to the realization that he beat the tarnation out of it with little or no maintenance
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Old October 20th, 2011, 05:20 PM   #15
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Old October 20th, 2011, 05:48 PM   #16
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Needs more stinger
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Old October 20th, 2011, 06:03 PM   #17
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i am not responsible for that thing. i was gonna cut it, but i want to sell it.
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Old October 20th, 2011, 06:07 PM   #18
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Old October 20th, 2011, 08:10 PM   #19
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Old October 21st, 2011, 09:01 AM   #20
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