"Oscar the grouch" build thread - Page 19 - Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum

Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Photo/Video > Members Rides

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #217  
Old 11-07-2011, 06:30 PM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Thanks Kevin! Turns out Kolak could get em pretty cheap, so he tacked them on the SL shipment for me.

__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/f14/oscar-the-grouch-build-thread-24810.html
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #218  
Old 11-07-2011, 08:02 PM
kevin06vino's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Eagan, MN
Posts: 260
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 2983
kevin06vino has a reputation beyond reputekevin06vino has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by mrtosh View Post
Thanks Kevin! Turns out Kolak could get em pretty cheap, so he tacked them on the SL shipment for me.
Nice! I see it is coming together.

Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
__________________
Kevin
05 WK Limited - Hemi, QDII, REC
Magnaflow Catback - aFe Stage 2 Pro Dry S Intake - Husky Liners - Viper SmartStart - Spidertrax 1.5" Spacers - Diablosport Predator - iSimple ISCH73 - 4XGuard Matrix Guard/Hoop/Receiver - Saguaro Switch Panel - Rigid Industries Dually Combo Beam D2's - Thule Rack - 4XGuard Rock Rails JBA Upper Control Arms - JBA Strut Spacers - OME MD - 255/75R17 Firestone Destination ATs - SRT8 Front Sway :thumbsup:
Reply With Quote
  #219  
Old 11-07-2011, 08:05 PM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin06vino View Post
Nice! I see it is coming together.

Sent from my DROID BIONIC using Tapatalk
Yessir! SL, Bilstein HD's, new upper/lower Coil isolators, strut plates, and new oem front coils. Hopefully be here next week.
__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=24810
Reply With Quote
  #220  
Old 11-07-2011, 10:00 PM
omelet's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 1,608
Thanks: 3
Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
Rep Power: 449334
omelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

So you are planning on using all SL stuff up front and not using any of your existing parts? Since you already have the OME coils and struts, why not use them along with a 2" BB spacer up front for the lift. Of course you will still install all the SL brackets, but use the OME instead of the 4" SL spacer! This is what I plan to do once I eventually upgrade! That is if I don't put together my own Fox coilovers (money depending)
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #221  
Old 11-07-2011, 10:12 PM
Crestwood1001's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 2,864
Thanks: 6
Thanked 34 Times in 33 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Crestwood1001 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Those fox struts are dirtyyyyy
__________________
2005 PXR GC Lorado 4.7L | Factory NAV with motion hack | K&N Intake | SuperChips | RC 2 Inch Lift | Bilstein HD Shocks/Struts | 255/70/17 Firestone Destination A/T's | 4x Guard Front Guard | 1.25 Inch Spacers |Rola Roof Rack | 4 Hella FF75 Lights | Saguaro Switch Panel | Saguaro Hi-Lift Mount | Saguaro Front D Ring Shackles | 48" Hi-Lift Jack |Smitty Built Receiver D Ring Shackle & Recovery Strap | Tinted Front Windows | Shorty Antenna | Limited Chrome Door Molding/Grill |Uniden BCT8 Scanner |3000k 55W HID Fogs | LED Interior Lights | LED License Plate Bulbs |
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]BUILD THREAD



Reply With Quote
  #222  
Old 11-08-2011, 12:00 AM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by omelet View Post
So you are planning on using all SL stuff up front and not using any of your existing parts? Since you already have the OME coils and struts, why not use them along with a 2" BB spacer up front for the lift. Of course you will still install all the SL brackets, but use the OME instead of the 4" SL spacer! This is what I plan to do once I eventually upgrade! That is if I don't put together my own Fox coilovers (money depending)
Thought about it but I already have the OME kit sold(helps with the SL price). I may in the future run the OME front coils with a coil cut out(lots of XK guys going this route). Still up in the air about keeping the control arms where they are pe getting some adjustables as i dont want their anchor drop arms in the rear.
__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=24810
Reply With Quote
  #223  
Old 11-08-2011, 12:07 AM
lll2for3lll's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2005 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 6,541
Thanks: 525
Thanked 151 Times in 124 Posts
Rep Power: 470825
lll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

I really think you should leave it alone. The WK looks awesome. No need to spend money on a Superlift. Honestly.
__________________
Jeep: 2005 WK | OME Lift Kit & 1.5 Rear Coil Spacers (3" of lift front & rear) | 255/75/17 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM1 on stock wheels (no spacers) | SCT Tuner with 93 Octane Tune | Fastman TB | K&N 77 Series | Pioneer 7" Double Din | Pioneer D-Series 6 Speaker Upgrade | Custom Rear Peek-A-Boo Camera | 5K TRS XB35 HID Bulbs & Mini Morimoto Retrofitted Projectors | Parking Lights Deleted | PIAA 510 in OEM foglight location modded for OEM foglight harness | 6K V-LEDS Reverse | 5K V-LEDS License Plate | 6K V-LEDS Interior | Custom Overhead Console Blue Ambient Light | LXHarness Complete Blue Interior Upgrade | 5% on top of 20% Tint & 50% on the whole windshield | Debadged
Bike: 2009/12 Yamaha Falcon R1 | CrossPlane Crankshaft | Far from stock | Quicker/Faster than your SRT
Reply With Quote
  #224  
Old 11-08-2011, 12:11 AM
omelet's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 1,608
Thanks: 3
Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
Rep Power: 449334
omelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond reputeomelet has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Are you saying cuts coil so it doesn't give you the height, just the higher spring rate? You should be getting one of the newer kits so you won't have to worry about the anchors.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #225  
Old 11-08-2011, 12:38 AM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by lll2for3lll View Post
I really think you should leave it alone. The WK looks awesome. No need to spend money on a Superlift. Honestly.
I've got some plans for this lift... Might be a 6". I also really want the factory or close to factory angles and added down travel the SL will give me. One step at a time right now.
__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=24810
Reply With Quote
  #226  
Old 11-11-2011, 04:13 PM
Crestwood1001's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 2,864
Thanks: 6
Thanked 34 Times in 33 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Crestwood1001 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

If anyone should get the superlift its you tosh lol you beat on that thing, a few more inches will help alot! Cant wait to see it!
__________________
2005 PXR GC Lorado 4.7L | Factory NAV with motion hack | K&N Intake | SuperChips | RC 2 Inch Lift | Bilstein HD Shocks/Struts | 255/70/17 Firestone Destination A/T's | 4x Guard Front Guard | 1.25 Inch Spacers |Rola Roof Rack | 4 Hella FF75 Lights | Saguaro Switch Panel | Saguaro Hi-Lift Mount | Saguaro Front D Ring Shackles | 48" Hi-Lift Jack |Smitty Built Receiver D Ring Shackle & Recovery Strap | Tinted Front Windows | Shorty Antenna | Limited Chrome Door Molding/Grill |Uniden BCT8 Scanner |3000k 55W HID Fogs | LED Interior Lights | LED License Plate Bulbs |
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]BUILD THREAD



Reply With Quote
  #227  
Old 11-11-2011, 08:56 PM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Quote:
Originally Posted by Crestwood1001 View Post
If anyone should get the superlift its you tosh lol you beat on that thing, a few more inches will help alot! Cant wait to see it!
Bah! It's a Mallcrawler! Highcurb edition!! Haha! Oh yeah and that's what she said!!!
__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=24810
Reply With Quote
  #228  
Old 11-22-2011, 02:55 PM
mrtosh's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2005 5.7L WK
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Woodbury, mn
Posts: 765
Thanks: 0
Thanked 26 Times in 26 Posts
Rep Power: 93785
mrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond reputemrtosh has a reputation beyond repute
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Finally got my front oem replacement springs for when I do the SL. My stock front springs were hurting after the P.O. drove the jeep for a year plus with blown struts. I had to do some digging and apparently the drivers side is different than the passenger side. It sits about .25" taller. Now just waiting on the Damn parts to be powdercoated for the rest of my SL!!

__________________
Jeep Armor-You've got to pay to play and I've paid in advance!
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]'05 WK Limited: Superlift 6", Bilsteins, Rustys adj. Trac bar, 4xguard front guard, Rear Guard, matrix/hoop, belly skid, rock sliders, and diff guard, Volant CAI, Gibson 3" CB, 315/70/17 Goodyear Duratracs, Diablosport Intune, xenondepot 6000k HID's, Putco Jet Yellow fogs. Build thread: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=24810
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The "OFFICIAL" JeepGarage.Org 2012-18 WK2 Jeep SRT "Ordered" thread Scottina06 Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 155 12-29-2014 02:29 PM
Another "first time in the snow" thread - lattitude content! SixZeroFour Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 24 01-14-2011 04:41 PM
My "Hybrid" lift build thread AcidCold Off Road Modifications 6 12-08-2009 01:49 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by FCA US LLC. Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Mopar and SRT are registered trademarks of FCA US LLC.