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Old June 14th, 2014, 07:57 PM   #1
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About two years ago I sold my YJ. Because I wanted something I could drive on the road also. So I bought a 2006 LJ.

The day I bought it.



My plan was to find a Dana 44 for the front and run some 37's. well i bought some 37's from discount tire. took them home and bolted them on. they looked good but was no way that I was going off road. It still needed a lot more stuff done to it before I could run them.




I could not find a good deal on a 44. so I decided if I wanted to wheel I better buy a set of 35's



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Old June 14th, 2014, 08:21 PM   #2
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Glad to see you decided not to sell it! One of my favorite LJ's .
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Old June 14th, 2014, 08:27 PM   #3
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Then I bought a Clayton off road skid plate. and bought a JCR bumper, Rock sliders, Rugged ridge winch and a Rampage top.



I wheeled it last year and hated it...... it's open front and rear with 3.73 gears. so I started looking for a 44 front so I could re-gear it. but could not find a used one for less than 1500. so then I bought a 79 ford dana 60.... but really was trying to stay away from one tons again. then I sold the 37's that was just sitting in the way. I was so confused on what to do with this Jeep. I was like fukc it and put it up for sale. It didn't sell..... and I just started buying more stuff.

I bought my 37's back from the guy I sold them to. Bought a set of poison spyder high line fenders, a G2 dana 44 with 5.13's and a E-locker bought 5.13's for the rear wth a Detroit soft locker and some 33 spline G2 axle shafts. some Bilstein shocks, genright gas tank skid.

I hope it holds up. I will need to let up on the skinny pedal a little......

here is where it is as of now.





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Old June 14th, 2014, 08:30 PM   #4
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Next year it might get a long arm kit. I spent way too much this year to do anything else.
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Glad to see you decided not to sell it! One of my favorite LJ's .
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When I seen your Jeep at Rocks and Valleys last year. really made me want to go back to one tons.
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Old June 14th, 2014, 08:37 PM   #7
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I thought about offering you a trade when you were selling it!
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Your Jeep looked great at R&V yesterday! Are you happy with the upgrades?
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Yes I'm happy with it, everything work great and I didn't break anything. I still miss my YJ.......
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When you are ready to work out a trade let me know! lol
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You're killing me. .......lol
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It worked great at R&V on Saturday.... I think once those tires break in and the side wall softens up a bit it will even be better....
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It needs the ghetto spray paint job....


































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Wow that is really the cat's pajamas!

Did you have to bend your defenders to match the contour of the grill, or where they perfect fit right out of the box? (Forgive me if we already talked about this)

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looks really nice. glad to hear it works well for ya
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It worked great at R&V on Saturday.... I think once those tires break in and the side wall softens up a bit it will even be better....
I agree or I might need to buy some beadlock wheels from Dale...

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Thanks Dale, I might need to buy some wheels. Do you know where I could get them......

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Did you have to bend your defenders to match the contour of the grill, or where they perfect fit right out of the box? (Forgive me if we already talked about this)

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I miss the old one.
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