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Old 04-09-2012, 11:51 PM   #1
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So I think it's about time I put my budget build on here. So first off I was 18 when I got her in January something like the 4 or 5...of this year of course

I love cars I love trucks and I love something will go threw anything and survive.....mix all three and you get a jeep so I bought one as sort of a release from college and studying and all that sh** and if you interested I go to Suny Geneseo but anyways these are the pics the guy sent me about his jeep

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As you could tell I was in for a bit of work but for 1800 I wasn't really complaining to much

O and "she" is a 1994 yj 4.0 5speed the body had clocked in 166k and the engine had 102k

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Old 04-09-2012, 11:57 PM   #2
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After I got her home I did a complete tune up plugs, wires, cap, rotor, oil, both differentials fluid, transfer case fluid, air filter, coolant, serpentine belt (old one squeaked real bad), o2 sensor, and air filter...I wish I did this all in a day but it was spread out in about 2 months

When I got it she was getting 12.5 mpg :x

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Old 04-10-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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I also decided to give her some color


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The bead locks were pretty bad off and took forever to clean up

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And yes that is duck tape on the window, found a camping zipper kit for $9 that had two zippers that were a perfect match


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The back end was just....ya


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Old 04-10-2012, 12:15 AM   #4
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Also patched that huge whole

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Just needed to sand smooth but wanted to make sure it cured on good and strong

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Ordered my jd ball, add a little class

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I ended up calling a salvage yard about 45 min from me and picked up a new tailgate for $125 off a 91 and painted it of course

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Old 04-10-2012, 12:24 AM   #5
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Looks pretty involved for a college kid. Good job. I know I havnt been able to do shut to my jeep since school started again.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:55 AM   #6
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Thanks..I'll post more later...what schooling are you in?
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:11 AM   #7
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Looking good so far!
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:31 PM   #8
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After all the was said and done I ripped into the interior...I took the nasty carpet off along with the seat covers and bed lined it with herculiner or however you spell it

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Also took care of the rust so that was another positive

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Loved the outcome
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:04 PM   #9
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great job!
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:28 PM   #10
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Thank you much!!
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:32 PM   #11
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nice! i go to a SUNY school also.. and am trying to build my jeep along with school lol.. we both got that black wrangler too
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:45 PM   #12
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No way man that's sweet what Suny??
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:34 PM   #13
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State University of New York ....suny?
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:42 PM   #14
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Yes sir
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:07 AM   #15
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SUNY Plattsburgh! lol. and the jeeps lookin great for a college budget im doing the same thing!
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Nice purchase! I noticed the gate was f*(&^cked. How does the frame look behind the rear tires? What size tires are on it? Not sure if you know it but that front bumper is bent. I cut mine in an attempt to make it look like a Warn bumper.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:49 AM   #17
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SUNY Plattsburgh! lol. and the jeeps lookin great for a college budget im doing the same thing!
O that's cool man goodluck...and thanks
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:57 AM   #18
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Nice purchase! I noticed the gate was f*(&^cked. How does the frame look behind the rear tires? What size tires are on it? Not sure if you know it but that front bumper is bent. I cut mine in an attempt to make it look like a Warn bumper.
Ya the gate was just ridiculous...the frame is in absolutely great condition it looks like it had factory undercoating on it and it only haves surface rust which I already took care of...to be honest I was scared of what it would look like after seeing the other rust spots on it....tire wise it came with 31s on beadlock Crager soft 8s but I bought some rubis on crags here's the before and afters


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O and the switch was from 31s bfgs that were almost dead to 31s mt/r's two brand new and 3 1/4 of the way to being dead haha not bad for $550 tho
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Nice purchase! I noticed the gate was f*(&^cked. How does the frame look behind the rear tires? What size tires are on it? Not sure if you know it but that front bumper is bent. I cut mine in an attempt to make it look like a Warn bumper.
O and I love that set up man that looks sweet I'm def stealing your idea
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:09 PM   #20
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sweet job ben-o... if there are any jeep activities in the p'burgh, please let me know... just got a '08 JK
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Thanks will do....and welcome to family haha

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