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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:19 AM   #1
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A good bud just bought this last week from Roger. He was looking at jeeps and I pointed this one his direction. At the time he was in afganistan and made some contact with Roger. I went and looked at it, done deal. Hes home on leave now til the 12th. Tomorrow the jeep is going under the knife for a 1 ton swap and SOA. Its gonna be a BDMJ til after hes gone then im planning to get it lower by ditching the lift springs on it and running some waggy or xj springs. Stretch it and comp cut the tub. Gonna run 44's under it. Heres a before pic and will have progress pics tomorrow.

Big Bird and Oscar as our other buddy says
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Old March 5th, 2012, 12:25 AM   #2
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Wouldnt mind finding some waggy springs to use under it if anybody has any.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 12:37 AM   #3
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Almost done. Not the typical rig that most like on this site but hey it is what it is. Still gotta put the traction bar on in the rear and thats about it.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 03:56 AM   #4
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Looks like a beast.
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Old March 8th, 2012, 10:13 PM   #5
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i like it got any more pics?
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Yea I got a bunch of pics.
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Steering box brace there? I just put one on mine before I break my frame.
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Impressive Welds!
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I have one for sale plumber
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Yep, used an old connecting rod.
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Looks good
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Looks good, but why run a track back any more if its staying on leafs?
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things huge! looks good!
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Cool idea. What motor had the right size brg.??
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Looks good, but why run a track back any more if its staying on leafs?
No track bars, traction bar for axle wrap. The rod is from a 350 Chevy.
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