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Old November 24th, 2015, 13:12
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MJ DD build

Ok so yes, another jeep. This time I want to keep this one! lol

Specs when purchased:
1991 Base Short Bed 4.0 AX15 2wd
177k
All stock
Bench seat
Dana 35 rear
Tool box

Since the past 2 weeks I've owned it:

3.5" lift (T-bird coils and Chevy drop shackle with relocated mounting)
33s
Chopped the fenders
Dodge 1500 rear shocks
2015 Rubicon JK fronts w/ BPE

Future:
Bumper builds
Sliders
8.8 w/ 4.10s
4wd convert(probably a long ways out)
Drive it and enjoy it


Bought some 33s on 15x10 3" BS ICW Racing rims.. Ended up being free since I bought a set of 31s with new tread on Pacer 15x8 that I sold for $500. Bought both the 33s and 31s for $300. I'll be swapping them to some Trailmaster 15x8 Flat black steelies I got for $160 shipped.

Bought some JK takeoffs off a member out here. Ended up breaking one of the rears and discharging the gas. Kept the fronts. Added BPE's from some JY rear sway bar mounts. Small amount of cutting and drilling to fit. Rear shocks from a 1997 Dodge 1500. Basic cheapo Monroe shocks. Had to push out both the bushing sleeves to mount them.

As for now that is it! She sits level and looks damn good. Rides really well too surprisingly enough. This JY lift netted me a total of $90 thus far.

Few pics of the process.

The CL posted pic:


Dog photo bomb


Chopping the fenders...


33's w/ No lift


Lift w/ 33s
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Old November 24th, 2015, 13:15
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Re: MJ DD build

Some lift components for those curious!

JK shocks are approximately 2" longer than these stock ones.


Dodge rears were 3" longer than these stock ones (MJs dont have a bar pin in the rear. The stock shocks are also longer than XJ rears. These will probably be about 5" longer than a stock XJ shock)


Pressing out the sleeve was easy


Thunderbird coils next to XJ(Right)


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Old November 24th, 2015, 13:28
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Re: MJ DD build

I love it!! When did u sell the white 2door one?
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Old November 24th, 2015, 17:47
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I still have the 2 door! It's at my dads warehouse in SJ being driven 100 ft in and out everyday lol
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Old November 24th, 2015, 17:49
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Re: MJ DD build

1 1/2"x3" 7GA slider I made today. 1x3 11ga legs total of 3 and 3/16" 3x3 angle.


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Old November 24th, 2015, 18:40
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nice man. thats going to be a sweet build and you wont have much money into it!
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Old November 25th, 2015, 12:26
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Old November 26th, 2015, 11:41
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Pic heavy thread... Sorry if you're on a phone lol..

Sliders finished up came out perfect and I am very happy. On to the bumpers!


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MJ DD build

Im super jelly pat. Thats a great looking rig. Nice work man
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Those wheels kinda go with those "8-bit" lines. Otherwise, I think they're meh.
Overall, looks good though.
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Lol they are so wide! I dislike them but they are a quality wheel.

Thanks guys!
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Updates daily folks...
Put these JK XRC front fenders on for some cash also welded on some shock tabs on another MJ. Wasn't clean but a rare bird for sure! He put an XJ sound bar in it thought that was badass... it was a 92 AX15 4x4 SOA 8.25 welded rear with SYE and 70" driveshaft. Having fun working on rigs out here. Another guy has a m715.. I believe thats correct. And wants me to do a cage for him. Headed to his place tomorrow so that will be fun!

Pulled an esploder 8.8 w/ 4.10s and LS for $60 today. Also got some Waggy parts! Decided to pass on the header panel as it had some damage and even with half off.. Finding the replacements wouldn't be worth it. The tail lights were cherry and I can get them for anybody interested!! Pulled the badges and put the interior on tonight.


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Oh ya.. Finally swapped the rims as well. Much better!

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DUDE looks shweet with the new rims! glade to see that you are enjoying your self out there. Hows school going for ya?
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