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wkthursty 01-12-2012 01:39 AM

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. :readthethread:

Jeep: 2005 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3.7L

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.
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...nLauren165.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...nLauren170.jpg
First easy mod
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5048.jpg
Made of 3/8" Stainless Steel cut on Citizen CNC Lathe
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5051.jpg
First plasti dip experiment
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5042.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5043.jpg

http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5046.jpg
Dried and Installed
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5063.jpg
Second Round with Plasti Dip-Badges
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0077.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0080.jpg
Bilstein's and Spacers After Install
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0071.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0070.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0075.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/IMAG0069.jpg
New Wheels
Comparitive 29" Dia. to 31" Dia.
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...22100004_n.jpg
After
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...04216922_n.jpg
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
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...71887234_n.jpg
Upper
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...17988396_n.jpg
Rear Upper Coil Spacer
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...08297310_n.jpg
After Shots-Overall increase of 4". Clearance from 12.5" to 16.5" and Removal of Air Dam awaiting skid plate and shackle mounts.
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...57983659_n.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...89746731_n.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...63599792_n.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...13625260_n.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...50879786_n.jpg
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...22276396_n.jpg

FlyinRyan 01-12-2012 02:01 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
Nice jeep, but whats up with the chicken wire?

tri0829 01-12-2012 02:07 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
nice truck, you should paint your headlights and rims black too that would complete the whole look haha

SvenskaJeepGuy 01-12-2012 02:18 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
Paint the rims black

Fireman310pt 01-12-2012 05:52 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
nice!

BlackedOutWK 01-12-2012 10:37 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
great job so far! keep up the custom fab mods!

jlewissystem 01-12-2012 10:42 AM

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 :thumbsup:

wkthursty 01-12-2012 01:07 PM

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.

DGoral31 01-12-2012 01:20 PM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
nice work so far...

what are you planning on doing with this...
http://i1206.photobucket.com/albums/...y/_DSC5046.jpg


Grill insert?

wkthursty 01-13-2012 08:47 AM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
look at picture under that one. its in lower fascia.

Martyp 01-14-2012 03:21 PM

Re: Wkthursty build
 
Nice work thus far!

You're Jeep is looking clean!! :thumbsup:

JeepCoop 01-14-2012 06:05 PM

Nice build you got going!! Smooth n sexy. Keep it up!! :thumbsup:


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