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Old 12-08-2009, 01:37 AM   #1
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Before & After YJ

I didn't really build this, well everything besides the lift (couldn't do that myself)...But i did alot to get it where it is today...

The day i got the terrible looking thing:




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Old 12-08-2009, 01:59 AM   #2
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nice looking yj!!!
just taking that UGLY light bar and that bug deflector off makes it look tons better.
but the black out wheels and tires make the jeep IMO..

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Old 12-08-2009, 02:04 AM   #3
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nice looking yj!!!
just taking that UGLY light bar and that bug deflector off makes it look tons better.
but the black out wheels and tires make the jeep IMO..

nice job
Thank you.Yea the light bar was terrible, and to make it worse it wasn't even wired in & all the lights were corroded & didn't work. The last ugly thing left is that front bumper, which i'm working on, after i recover from the lift. Lol
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yeah i read in another thread that you are looking into a stinger.
i have a tube bumper my self and dont mind them, but they a definitly dont fit the aggressiveness of your jeep
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What's your plan for the spare?
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And when is it getting painted that pink color you was talking about?
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Old 12-08-2009, 02:29 AM   #7
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Yea. I guess it depends on what look your going for. There's just too much going on with the tube bumpers for me. I wanted my Jeep to look agressive but I still don't really think it does. I dunno just looks too plain to me?
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What's your plan for the spare?
Haha plan for spare is. Hopefully don't need one. Lol. After I bought the lift, paid someone to put it on and bought the 4 tires, I'm broke. Haha. And I'm not painting it pink anymore since you painted yours pink. I don't wanna copy your style.
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Naw go ahead and paint it. Mine's gold.

Before the front bumper I'd suggest in, investing in a spare even if it is a used one. Just throw it in the back of the tub until you can afford a tire carrier.

I've found 35'' spares on craigslist for 30 with a wheel.
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Naw go ahead and paint it. Mine's gold.

Before the front bumper I'd suggest in, investing in a spare even if it is a used one. Just throw it in the back of the tub until you can afford a tire carrier.

I've found 35'' spares on craigslist for 30 with a wheel.

Sure it is I don't do anything extreme that I would need a spare for, but I guess anything can happen. I never really thought about looking for a used one. It doesn't have to be anything great anyways.
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Good looking yj, i agree, u need a spare, doesnt have to be great to get you home
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Yes, get a spare tire. You can't dodge all the sharp objects in the road. Excellent example, I was in a rental pick-up truck the day I was flying out to move to the UK and as I was going through the car wash I got a HUGE puncture from a piece of re-bar sticking out of the concrete. Enough to let all the air out by the time the carwash was done. They plugged the tire but it only lasted half way to the airport before I had to stop by a dealership and get some more air. When I parked at the airport it was almost on the rim again.

That being said, I have not had a spare tire for my jeep since 2003. Knock on wood.
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Just SECURE it in the back of the tub until you can afford a tire carrier.
A lose tire (and hilift jacks, etc.) is a bad thing to have behind you in the event of an accident.
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Nice Looking Jeep!!!
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Old 12-08-2009, 01:50 PM   #15
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You guys are going to jinx me. If I get a flat or something in my tire it's all your fault!
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Oh, ok!?!? It's our fault.
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Haha. That little man is funny. Yep it is because you guys mentioned it so now it'll probably happen.
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looks great, i love before and after shots. nice defunking and decrhroming the yj.
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You took a terrible looking jeep and turned it right around. Very nice, now when are you gonna wheel it and get it dirtied up?
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You took a terrible looking jeep and turned it right around. Very nice, now when are you gonna wheel it and get it dirtied up?
I dunno, it's pretty cold out now...I'll be freezing the whole time!
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Yeah, I love the bright body, dark accents.

Thats my plan with mine. Chrome on a Jeep = Fail.

What brand lift kit? If I ever do a lift I'd want 2". Now all you need is a nice aggressive bumper with a guard and a winch. Thing would look sick!
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A lose tire (and hilift jacks, etc.) is a bad thing to have behind you in the event of an accident.
Obviously.... I was giving her the benifit of having common sense to secure it down.
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Yeah, I love the bright body, dark accents.

Thats my plan with mine. Chrome on a Jeep = Fail.

What brand lift kit? If I ever do a lift I'd want 2". Now all you need is a nice aggressive bumper with a guard and a winch. Thing would look sick!
Yea i know! It's a 4" Rough Country Lift & a 2" body lift

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Obviously.... I was giving her the benifit of having common sense to secure it down.
I ain't got no common sense!
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I ain't got no common sense!
clearly, you have a 2 inch body lift
just kidin, nothing wrong with givin ur jeep some ups
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clearly, you have a 2 inch body lift
just kidin, nothing wrong with givin ur jeep some ups
Hush up crab boy...Haha...It was on there when i got it, if it was an easy task i would of taken it off, but it's not...so there it is.
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well since its on there, you should put it to good use and get a tummy tuck skid plate
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well since its on there, you should put it to good use and get a tummy tuck skid plate
I'm done with it for now. It already used up all the money for this year. Lol
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have you decided what you are gona do with next years money yet?
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have you decided what you are gona do with next years money yet?
No i haven't decided yet.
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Very nice YJ Kaycee.

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