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Old 01-12-2012, 01:39 AM
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Wkthursty build

CAUTION THIS THREAD IS GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF PHOTOS DUE TO SERIOUS CATCHING UP. PLEASE DO NOT GET BORED OR ATTEMPT TO STRAY AWAY FROM THIS THREAD OR FALL ASLEEP WHILE SCROLLING THROUGH. I WILL NOT KNOW IF I AM DOING A GOOD JOB WITH MODS OR NOT IF YOU DO SO.

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Mods: Plasti Dip badges and Grille, Custom 10" Antennae (made by me), Removal of restrictor on air box, steel diamond grid in lower HL (for now), New Bilstein HD shocks and struts, 2" Daystar Lift
fascia, 1.5" Wheel Spacers, '08 Sahara Wheels w/ 255/65-18 Goodyear Fortera
Future: Custom 3/4 ton Shackle mounts (already made waiting for extension cord for welder), Custom Skid Plate from 3/16" sheet (waiting on free weekend to cut on plasma table), new shift knob (on hold until teacher approves as project for grade), possibly plasti dip wheels and paint calipers

Where it all began. Love at first Jeep.


First easy mod

Made of 3/8" Stainless Steel cut on Citizen CNC Lathe

First plasti dip experiment




Dried and Installed

Second Round with Plasti Dip-Badges


Bilstein's and Spacers After Install




New Wheels
Comparitive 29" Dia. to 31" Dia.

After

2" Daystar Lift (since i took all photos with phone all of my lift install pictures have been mysteriously deleted-smart phones arent really that smart)
Lower Front Strut

Upper

Rear Upper Coil Spacer

After Shots-Overall increase of 4". Clearance from 12.5" to 16.5" and Removal of Air Dam awaiting skid plate and shackle mounts.





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Old 01-12-2012, 02:01 AM
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Re: Wkthursty build

Nice jeep, but whats up with the chicken wire?
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Old 01-12-2012, 02:07 AM
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Re: Wkthursty build

nice truck, you should paint your headlights and rims black too that would complete the whole look haha
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Old 01-12-2012, 02:18 AM
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Paint the rims black
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Old 01-12-2012, 05:52 AM
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Re: Wkthursty build

nice!
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:37 AM
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Re: Wkthursty build

great job so far! keep up the custom fab mods!
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Old 01-12-2012, 10:42 AM
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Re: Wkthursty build

Lookin good Sean! Great start my friend. Glad you had help with your Daystar.....my neck decided to tweak on me....keep the mods coming....let me know when you get some tires and we'll go play in the snow
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Re: Wkthursty build

thanks guys. i have been debating on painting wheels. Jason i may have to go get me some new tires after the morning i had on Antire Rd. coming into work.
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Old 01-12-2012, 01:20 PM
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Re: Wkthursty build

nice work so far...

what are you planning on doing with this...



Grill insert?
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:47 AM
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look at picture under that one. its in lower fascia.
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Nice work thus far!

You're Jeep is looking clean!!
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