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Old December 17th, 2011, 22:02
5-Speed XJ 5-Speed XJ is offline
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Adam's 98 5-speed Build

Posting my build here it was in the NAC

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so this is what i started with


Saved up for a lift and tires


Then basically pulled off my bumpers so i made some and got a winch and sliders




Then 3.07's got really old fast so i found a 8.8 with 4.10 and rebuilt it and threw a aussie locker in it




Oh it has disks too


matching solid cover for ten bucks on craigs list and 4.10s as well


Thanks For Checking out my build so far

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Old December 17th, 2011, 22:06
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Wheeled it like that for a while




Then stiffeneres

Then rear upper Shock mounts


Steering Box Brace did the yj box swap with jcr plate and a chevy pump swap


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Old December 17th, 2011, 22:09
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today i pulled a 84 grand waggy 44 to be swapped in non dico
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Old December 18th, 2011, 09:01
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

looks good. what steering is that your running? and whats the purpose of the upper shock mounts on the rear?
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Old December 18th, 2011, 10:33
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

I have the crappy rugged ridge with spacers for steering. The shock mount was to get more up travel I mounted my lower shock mounts to high so i would bottom out on crosswalks i i lean them in but they'll be going through the floor soon
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Old December 21st, 2011, 10:47
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

nice build. a lot of similar stuff to what i'm going to do w/my new xj.
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Old December 21st, 2011, 18:23
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

44 stripped and in primer
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Old June 30th, 2012, 15:24
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

I now have Ross's SJ Mid-arm Setup

The Old



Stripped and painted


Installed

Pushed the axle 2 inches forward



Put an new to me header panel on and refinished the flairs and moved them to accommodate the 2inch stretch.


HD Offroad Engineering Shackle Relocation Brackets are ordered from
BRIANHO13
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Old July 5th, 2012, 20:24
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

Package is in NY

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Old July 5th, 2012, 20:36
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

UPS came today


got new leafspring bushings as well
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Old July 6th, 2012, 21:00
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

Some stuff happened


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Cappy Dark Garage pic i'll get a nice one tomorrow
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Old July 7th, 2012, 20:21
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daytime

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Old July 21st, 2012, 09:04
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

2x6 rockers
got steel for my rocker replacements



started cutting out the old ones


The teaser


Mock up leg one

inside

and then there were 3
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Old July 21st, 2012, 09:22
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

looking good so far just pick up a set of 1st gen shackle relocaters myself and have plans for waggy 44's in future but for now working on 241or swap and 5-speed in fall/winter
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Old July 21st, 2012, 21:00
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Re: Adam's 98 5-speed Build

just need to be welded in and painted
3 legs a side to my stiffeners
here is a finished rocker leg going through the floor X

Front caps

End caps

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