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03-21-2013 10:19 PM
ThatJeeperGuy I have a 2006 Wrangler X. Check out my jeep profile for more info.

Finally the body lift is in. The extended bumps that go under the radiator still remain. I will get to them tomorrow slacking off for the day !!
03-21-2013 04:47 PM
dneff What years ur jeep?
03-21-2013 04:32 PM
ThatJeeperGuy I like your welds man pretty clean!

I bought the ultimate TJ lift kit from DPG Offroad. Should be done with the body lift tonight. started it over the weekend but broke a body mount bolt, finally got that out couple of days ago and now the freaking first body mount wont align. Lets see how it goes tonight.
03-21-2013 04:04 PM
dneff Look into the zone combo lift most affordable... and thanks its been a great project. Ive enjoyed most of it lol
03-21-2013 03:54 PM
ThatJeeperGuy Looks like a great project!

I am a noob who can usually figure my way around tools. These days I am working on putting in a suspension and body lift on my jeep (It is my first jeep) and am hoping to be done in the next 2-3 weeks depending on how much time I get to work on it.

I would love to help you with your project and learn a few things along the way. Let me know if you need a hand. You are about an hour drive from me.
03-18-2013 05:46 AM
dude33 Looks great !!!
03-17-2013 03:40 PM
dneff Update!!!!! Got a little done here and there the welding is 90% done have a few little spots to do got the rear and front axles on

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02-05-2013 03:43 PM
MuddyTJ97 Wow nice welding looking good.
02-04-2013 09:03 AM
dneff Little bit of the welding done!
01-24-2013 05:16 PM
dneff 35inch toyos on 17s d44 rear d44 front 6inch rough country lift hd rear driveshaft 5.2liter fuel injected mopar bedline-ing. Floors and underneath. Havnt picked up a trans yet but planning on automatic it will simplify the swap for sure a late model dodge truck trans with a dana 300 trans and the flip kit from advanced adapters. ~~~~~~~ All said and done = : -D (happiest jeep owner in westport) lol
01-24-2013 05:08 PM
dneff Frame I had sand blasted just gotta get to work on the welding soon as this damn cold weather passes
01-24-2013 04:54 PM
lensam Hey you got any pics of your work? It would be interesting to so the progress
01-24-2013 04:42 PM
dneff Ill have to talk to my friend see if he wants to do it. The thing with my frame is its bare so its fairly easy to work on. Im not sure but ill let u kno when I get ahold of him
01-24-2013 09:05 AM
MuddyTJ97 Did it for a temp fix. Has worked well have done lots of wheeling and driving with no problems. Been over month now. But def wanna fix it right. Wanna keep the jeep around for a long time
01-24-2013 09:03 AM
MuddyTJ97 It's will end up being both. Driver side completely let go nuts pulled right through. And I noticed on passenger side that the weld nuts on 2 of the 3 bolts are just spinning on the center hole is still solid. So on driver side I drilled straight through frame and ran pipe and bolts up and on passenger side I did the same to the other two.
01-24-2013 08:39 AM
dneff Im in westport is it both sides or 1 side?
01-24-2013 08:31 AM
MuddyTJ97 That sounds good. I'm just gonna end up buying the replacement pieces as well. Seems like the best way. I found the center skid sections for $150 a side. If your buddy is interested in doing the work let me know how much he's looking for. What town are u from

Chris
01-24-2013 07:25 AM
dneff Also the frame welding I ordered the replacement pieces because figure if u bring it to a welder its 95 $ per hour for him to fabricate somthing plus the time to put it in and it could take 2 -3 for him to make something right so the 104$ part turned into 285 plus labor to cut and weld it in. If you can get your jeep down to my house we can weld it at my house im not a welder but my friend is out of work and could use the cash hes was a welder for 10 years. But not for a few weeks until my mess of a jeep is out of the way just the lack of room
01-24-2013 07:20 AM
dneff Im actually going to blue trail range that afternoon which is 10mins from the dunkin donuts I believe ill be there for sure!
01-24-2013 06:38 AM
MuddyTJ97 Let me know how the frame welding goes. I need to do the same on my tj. The center section skid let go on the driver side. The weld nuts pulled right through. Take some pics. I need to find money and someone to weld mine up. What's your ideas on fixing it?
01-23-2013 09:43 PM
dude33 Just rewired a 93 it was fun but glad it's done . You going sat ???
01-23-2013 08:56 PM
dneff Is there anyone thats good at wireing I might need your help in the short term future haha..... so anyway my friend and I are going do the welding as soon as we get a warmer day I have to do both bottom rails where the tranny skid bolts up the back right rear piece and the gas tank crossmember the body mounts 3 are shot and the back right upper shock mount. Looks to be a lot of work ahead but once thats done im taking 2 days off and putting this back together its at the point where I need my jeep I miss driveing it! Also ill have to weld the new motor mounts in place for the 5.2L swap
01-22-2013 04:51 AM
dneff Ill post mext time im working on it and id youd like to swing by ill pm my address thanks I appreciate it!
01-21-2013 10:09 PM
dude33 I live in Norwalk been putting Jeep together for the last 10 years if you need a hand im good for two and a foot I put the finishing touches on my 94 YJ slip yoke eliminator kit then I've got a Tj project put a diesel motor out of a vw in it hopefully.
01-18-2013 09:32 AM
05Unlimted im in weston as well, i can help if you need me too
01-15-2013 08:14 PM
dneff Yeah for right now because lack of funds im gonna use d44s and run 35s with just a 6inch lift I want to get motor and transmission in and rumming good and then maybe next winter continue with my original plan
01-15-2013 06:42 PM
kevin1109
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Originally Posted by dneff View Post
The plan is springs over axle, 6inch rough country lift, 44inch boggers 5.2liter magnum swap, new tranny, dana 44 axles front and rear, bedlining the whole jeep, and currently I had the frame sandblasted last week I primed and painted it last week now I need to start on welding the frame... so if anybody is interested in helping i can help with your build or thro u som cash for helping
44s will still be a tight fit i have 18" of lift with 40s and at full flex they just clear. i would go with something bigger than dana 44s if you really want a 5.2 and that much rubber. my feep has a sbc 350 300 hp gm 1 ton 14 bolt in back and a dana 60 up front.
01-15-2013 05:27 PM
dneff And deffinatly we need a meet.
01-15-2013 07:04 AM
dneff Well my friend is going to help me with the welding and that will begin on monday next week so once thats done its all going back together for now im just doing the 6inch lift using stock dana 30 axle and a dana 44 rear and 35inch tires just cant put it in 4wd or ill probally blow the front end. Buttttttttt im still putting the 5.2l v8 in and a truck transmission just have to get the money for the trany and im good to go. Thanks for everyones help I might be needing assistance soon ill keep u posted.
01-14-2013 11:34 PM
dude33 We should get a ride or a meet and check out these rigs I should have mine back on all 4 tires soon
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