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Old March 22nd, 2011, 11:39 PM   #1
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98 ZR2 sas w/xj long arm

Back in august or so I listed my zr2 for sale or trade for an xj. Bc I had ordered a full 6.5" xj long arm kit and had one of 2 things in mind. 1 trade off into an xj so i had a four door or 2 do a sas to the zr2. After talking to a few people well hey the zr2 won. I started to research out everything needed to do the swap the right way which working @ a parts store and being a rough country dealer helped a lil I found all the right combos to keep my abs and upgrade a few xj pieces without spending a fortune. So far i just started it last week though bc its been cold as hell out but we torched out all the ifs and started w welding in new coil buckets for the springs fabbing a new mount for the long arm mounting plate & got the new axle sitting under it. Now down to the nitty gritty all the steering brakes driveshafts & who knows what else we will run into to come hoping to see the trail the 2nd weekend in april but who knows pics will be up sometime tomorrow
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 12:03 AM   #2
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This is the worst start to a build thread evar...
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 12:06 AM   #3
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lol sorry for the bad start its my first build thread didnt know what to put
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:49 PM   #4
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the begining it was wrecked with a tiwsted frame i put all new doors rockers fenders and flares then changed the color to a 2010 chevy mineral grey
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:49 PM   #5
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new wheels n tires the first set anyways
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:50 PM   #6
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fresh paint and new wheels
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:51 PM   #7
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:52 PM   #8
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:52 PM   #9
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then came a brilliant idea for a long arm s.a.s.
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:53 PM   #10
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then it begins
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:53 PM   #11
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no turning back after the torch hit the frame
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:54 PM   #12
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same rims but figured might as well sprout for some new 35's
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:54 PM   #13
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:56 PM   #14
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35s w the 3" xj coils
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 03:56 PM   #15
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then changed my mind & put 6" xj coils in instead and 8" ones r coming bc i want a lil more room in the fenders
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 04:05 PM   #18
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For more room in the fenders look at Diversified Creations they make cut out flairs for zr2 pick ups that could keep ya lower
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 04:15 PM   #19
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Yea ive checked them out i dont really like the look of them im trying to keep it looking good with out cutting it up to much. Really its a lil over board for what i do anyways i like to two track and hit the dunes i dont really do much else maybe some mud here and there but thats about it
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 04:47 PM   #20
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Yea ive checked them out i dont really like the look of them im trying to keep it looking good with out cutting it up to much. Really its a lil over board for what i do anyways i like to two track and hit the dunes i dont really do much else maybe some mud here and there but thats about it
You could always just move your axle forward a few inches too. It looks good so far though
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