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Old 02-18-2014, 01:38 PM   #1
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Dana 30/44 w/3.73 and open diffs-will become a hp30 with 4.88 and truetrac rear with a selectable front
33x12.5x15 Goodyear MTR/K on black type 8 5" BS- next set will be same tire but 35
Bilstein 7100 w/remote res front and rear
Front RE fixed length super flex upper and lowers-swapping to MC
Rear MC upper and lowers
Rough Country 2.5" springs with 1" spacer- going to MC 3.5 dual rate
Currie front axle JJ conversion
Engo 9000lb winch on Gorilla plate with bull bar
Stock bumpers no milk jugs
Bestop Trektop NX
Cobra 75 WX ST with firestik
Half doors with crappy ruggid ridge uppers, will replace with bestop before winter 2014
No interior carpets, pulled them after a mud trip. Mildew and mold too great.
Trimmed stock flares but will switch to MC Overline fenders with 6" flares
Hella e-code conversion headlights
IPF 100watt off-road lights attached at the lower windshield corners
Black rugged ridge cowl scope
Stock diamond plate rocker side plates
V8 ZJ steering
Currie TJJ front track bar and MC rear with MC angled bracket
Brand new catalytic converters, from manifold to muffler, will be adding the banks cat back system shortly
At some point the previous owner had undercoating sprayed, not the best job I've seen either.
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I'm doing some work on it next week I'll get corner to corner pics and post up.
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:35 PM   #4
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Old 03-01-2014, 12:52 PM   #5
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This was the project this morning

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Metalcloak lowers for the rear. Axles are square to within an 1/8" since my fronts are fixed.
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Old 05-23-2014, 06:15 PM   #6
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This week was the addition of the last bilstein 7100 in the rear passenger corner.


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Also added was a yellow Spiderweb Shade


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Old 05-23-2014, 06:22 PM   #7
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I love my Metalcloak arms. They give a great ride. No, a GREAT ride!
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Old 05-23-2014, 06:30 PM   #8
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I completely agree! I got a set for the rear uppers coming soon and can't wait!
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:35 PM   #9
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Nice Rig!!! Thats good to hear about the MC suspension being a GREAT ride. I have them sitting in my garage waiting for their 3.5'' springs to come and a few others. I do however have a set of Currie rear uppers that I just installed a few months ago when I did my sye and dc ds. Not sure if I am going to switch them just yet. Might tho lol
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Old 05-23-2014, 07:41 PM   #10
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My father in law is going all Currie and im going all Metalcloak so it might come down to shock choice or literally joints. See who flex more and has the best road manners. It should be fun
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I'm going to run Bilstein 5100's
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:11 PM   #12
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Nothing wrong with 5100's just do you research first. I got lucky with my 7100's. 3 of the 4 cost $50 and the 4th was $178! Do the math.
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Old 08-15-2014, 03:44 PM   #13
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I love when presents come to the door!

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Old 08-15-2014, 03:50 PM   #14
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The install of the 3.5" metalcloak front springs and lower metalcloak control arms.

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New ones in and old touch country 2.5" in front.

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Old 08-16-2014, 06:25 PM   #15
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And now the rear has Metalcloak 3.5" springs!

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Old 10-03-2014, 12:48 PM   #16
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Current pic of my build. 2 weeks and I will be installing a Tom Woods shift and JR Conversion sye. Before that I will be installing flush mount led's in place of the rear box brake lights.

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Old 10-04-2014, 02:11 AM   #17
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looks good! gotta love a yellow Jeep looks pretty tall for 3.5 could just be the angle though! either way lookin good
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Old 10-04-2014, 02:10 PM   #18
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It is the 3.5" MC springs. They netted me 4" up front and 4.5" in the rear, I measured. They are designed to be a minimum of 3.5" so when you add heavy bumpers and full size spare plus body armor it could bring me down to 3.5"
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Old 10-13-2014, 09:32 AM   #19
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Did the 4" led taillight conversion.

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This last one is just the running lights on.
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Old 10-21-2014, 12:56 PM   #20
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Just waiting on the jb conversions sye to arrive!
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where did you get the 7100s from?
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Did the 4" led taillight conversion.

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This last one is just the running lights on.
I think this is going to be my next mod. I really like the looks of these. I have been putting it off for way too long!
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Old 10-21-2014, 01:29 PM   #23
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Other then the flasher unit and the evap canister it was a very easy and straight forward job.

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That's little dot in the corner is my reverse light.
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Other then the flasher unit and the evap canister it was a very easy and straight forward job.

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That's little dot in the corner is my reverse light.
Yep and lucky for me, my evap canister is under the hood because I have a 98.
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Old 10-21-2014, 01:41 PM   #25
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Lol yeah lucky you. I did my lights for $42 all on Amazon. Do get a 4.5" hole saw, the sheet metal is thick enough.
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Lol yeah lucky you. I did my lights for $42 all on Amazon. Do get a 4.5" hole saw, the sheet metal is thick enough.
Yeah I had planned on getting the hole saw already. I have spent most of my time getting my interior the way I wanted it and am done with that now (at least for now). I swapped in a 2005 console with subwoofer, premium sound package front enclosures, headunit from a 2007 Durango, replaced front and roll bar speakers with MTX speakers, and the sub with a kicker powered with a small kicker amp. Swapped in Grand Cherokee seats, made my camo shift knob, got a camo shift boot from Bardofett, and just installed the camo roll bar covers my fiance made for me, and last but not least my compass/temp, auto dimming rear view mirror

Definitely time to start some exterior mods.
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Tom Woods driveshaft and JB Conversions sye!

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35x12.5x15 goodyear MTr with Kevlar

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35x12.5x15 goodyear MTr with Kevlar
What size lift?
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Metalcloak 3.5 which netted me 4" over stock in the front and 4.5" in the rear. Bilstein 7100 at all 4 corners. Tax time will pay for Metalcloak arched fenders.

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