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Been awhile since I updated this, going a different direction at this point. I?m being ?encouraged ? to part out the TJ. My wife wanted something she can drive?ended up picking up a 1999 4.0 auto

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This is as it was getting it home. Does have some body rust (will be fixed) frame is pretty nice.


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Started with some cosmetic upgrades, grab handles, seat covers, phone mount, new door handles as the originals were rusty. As an aside I now know way more about the inner workings of TJ doors than I ever had a desire too?

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Also did new hood latches, I tossed on the fenders I had on the TJ after rattle canning them a similar shade of red.

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The rough plan of attack is as follows:

-2.5? Skyjacker long travel triple rate coils (already ordered)

-Fox 2.0 shocks (pulling off my TJ)

-New stainless brake hoses

-SYE, Tom Woods drive shaft, all new control arms (pulling off my TJ)

-Belly up skid plate with 1.25? body lift (have both)

-Motor mount lift

-Clean and paint frame and add drain holes

-Fix body and repaint Anvil Gray

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I?ll keep this updated as I get the parts pulled/installed


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