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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:22 AM   #1
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I 've had this jeep for about a year now and have change just about everything, from suspension to tires to body armor. It's time for links and more power. This picture is right after the new leaf springs and shocks.

This is the picture of how it sat late summer 09'.


I have cut the frame off in front of the new motor mounts and right befor the rear wheel well in the back.

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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:31 AM   #3
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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:33 AM   #4
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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:39 AM   #6
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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:44 AM   #7
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Looks good man. Not streching it at all huh?

And you do know you can load more then one pic at a time and post them at the same time right?
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Old January 20th, 2010, 01:45 AM   #8
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The drive train should be as follows:
MOTOR- LQ9 6.0L-IN
TRANS- TH400
TRANFERCASE- ATLAS or STAK
REAR AXLE- DANA 60 FF-IN
FRONT AXLE- 79 FORD KP 60-HAVE
GEARS- 5.38'S or 4.88's depending on transfer case gearing
SUSPENSION:
REAR= CUSTOM 4 LINK WITH 14" FOX 2.0 EMULSION COILOVERS-DONE
FRONT= custom 4 link 14" FOX COILOVER AIR SHOCKS-done
STEERING- FULL HYDRALIC
TIRES- 40" GOODYEAR MTR KEVLARS-HAVE
WHEELS- RACELINE ROCKATHON 17" BEADLOCKS-HAVE
SEATS- CORBEAU BAJA SS-HAVE
DASH-12VOLTGUY.COM-HAVE

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Yeah I already loaded them to my picture album but didn't know how to load more than one at a time to this thread. wheel base is stretched.
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Yeah I already loaded them to my picture album but didn't know how to load more than one at a time to this thread. wheel base is stretched.
What's the wheel base then you be running?

IF you copy and paste the [img] link from your pic site to your post then they will all be the post.
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The rear is 3.5" back and the front will be 6-8" forward, I want to keep it looking like a jeep. Stock yj wheelbase is 93.5" i plan to be 106" to 108". And still look stock. to most
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The rear is 3.5" back and the front will be 6-8" forward, I want to keep it looking like a jeep.
we all start that way.
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No way, after this thing is done I'm building a tube buggy...yeah I know we are never done.
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Old February 5th, 2010, 05:06 PM   #14
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Finally got home and was able to get some stuff done:
Re-cut rear fenderwells
Strip all wiring, heating duct
Remove rollbar
Shave tailgate and all the holes in corner guards
Shaved firewall
Made front truss
Made front fourlink
Mount Shocks
Front Four Link

Shaved Firewall

Shaved Tail Gate and gas fill
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Looking sextacular
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Took the tube off and started cleaning the frame and finish welding all the link brackets.


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Been working alot so just a small update. The tub is out for paint but should be back soon then I can start mounting the radiator and cross brace for the front shock towers. Plus get the cage done. The way I figure I'm still shootin' to be done befor the dunes close.
Mounted my tires and wheels can't wait till I can get them dirty.

Mounted slack adjusters for the limit straps.

Decided to gusset and box in the lower link tabs.
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very nice!

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sick coilover setup! the frame also looks very unique with the boxed mounts good work!
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