Go Back   Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Rig Builds and Pics
GL4x4 Live! GL4x4 Casino

Rig Builds and Pics Introduce your rig or post a buildup here.







Search
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 10th, 2013, 11:00 AM   #1
98REDXJ
Member
 
98REDXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-10-13
Location: Holly
Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default 98 RED XJ- 14 year old build

Well i started this build last year, at the age of 13 in my garage. its a 1998 jeep Cherokee. with a Dana 30 hp in the front and Chrysler 8.25 in the back. I'll post pics when I get them off my phone. but in the past year i have taken out all the old junk suspension and brake lines went, drive shaft, shocks, everything. then i wire brushed the whole under body. after i primed and painted black the whole underside. wire brushed axles and primed and painted black. put a 3.5 RE Super ride lift on it. new tie rods. SYE. rebuilt the axles with new bearings and ball joints and seals, new fluid, new brakes and brake lines all the way around. man brake lines are a pain in the ***. As i put everything back in and got it on the ground i started to work on the engine, some small stuff for now, pout Rusty's intake with k&n filter. along with a flow master muffler. now it has been out side for the first time in 6 months. now i started to work on the body, cut and folded the fenders and rear quarter panels, fabed up my own front bumper, currently working on rear bumper. on stock wheels for now till i get some money. planning on some 33X12.50R15 Goodyear Wrangler Kevlar tires on mickey Thompson baja wheels. sorry for not having pics will post in a few.
98REDXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 11:01 AM   #2
98REDXJ
Member
 
98REDXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-10-13
Location: Holly
Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

and it has a 4.0L too with 231 transfer case.
98REDXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 11:03 AM   #3
GearDrive
A little slow
 
GearDrive's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-30-07
Location: Charlotte, Mi
Posts: 592
iTrader: (6)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Sounds cool. I'm impressed.
GearDrive is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 11:40 AM   #4
98REDXJ
Member
 
98REDXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-10-13
Location: Holly
Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Pics
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image.jpg
Views:	159
Size:	86.7 KB
ID:	111221  
98REDXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 02:58 PM   #5
bbaXJ
Yooper In Training
 
bbaXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-29-06
Location: Fowlertucky, MI
Posts: 4,691
iTrader: (61)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Send a message via AIM to bbaXJ
Default

Very cool....I wish I would've been picking up skills like that when I was your age.
bbaXJ is online now   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 08:09 PM   #6
cj7on44's
[
 
cj7on44's's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-06-07
Location: fenton mi
Posts: 1,709
iTrader: (15)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Bout time you got on here kid. Get some more pics of the jeep up
cj7on44's is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2013, 08:20 PM   #7
curbdog17
.
 
curbdog17's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-10-08
Location: 49415
Posts: 31,717
iTrader: (23)
Mentioned: 17 Post(s)
Default

I also wheel a 98 red XJ.
Nice rig.
__________________
.
curbdog17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11th, 2013, 06:55 PM   #8
MTY Mouse
Senior Member
 
MTY Mouse's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-19-08
Location: Shepherd MI
Posts: 394
iTrader: (8)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Mine has the red part as well, but a bit dyslexic.

Sometimes I feel like I have been working on my Jeep since i was 14!

Make it happen, lot better for a kid to hang in garage, then the streets!
MTY Mouse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11th, 2013, 07:27 PM   #9
cj7on44's
[
 
cj7on44's's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-06-07
Location: fenton mi
Posts: 1,709
iTrader: (15)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MTY Mouse View Post
Mine has the red part as well, but a bit dyslexic.

Sometimes I feel like I have been working on my Jeep since i was 14!

Make it happen, lot better for a kid to hang in garage, then the streets!
Haha in the same way mine had red fenders at one time. And sure is I grew up in the garage and Ik josh has been spending some time there and is always welcome to come hang in my garage any time
cj7on44's is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11th, 2013, 08:25 PM   #10
98REDXJ
Member
 
98REDXJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-10-13
Location: Holly
Posts: 35
iTrader: (0)
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by cj7on44's View Post
Haha in the same way mine had red fenders at one time. And sure is I grew up in the garage and Ik josh has been spending some time there and is always welcome to come hang in my garage any time
Thanks cj I'll keep the offer in mind;)
98REDXJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 11th, 2013, 08:28 PM   #11
cj7on44's
[
 
cj7on44's's Avatar
 
Join Date: 10-06-07
Location: fenton mi
Posts: 1,709
iTrader: (15)
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 98REDXJ View Post
Thanks cj I'll keep the offer in mind;)
Any time man you brother and I spent lots of time in the garage growing up.
cj7on44's is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Great Lakes 4x4. The largest offroad forum in the Midwest > 4x4 Talk > Rig Builds and Pics
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:35 PM.


Powered by: vBulletin, Copyright 2000 - 2012, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Copyright 2005 - 2012 Cracker Enterprises - Powered by Linux
vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=
Page generated in 0.11660 seconds with 35 queries