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CJ to TJ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cannonball, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Mar 10, 2017 at 9:16 AM
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    cannonball

    cannonball [OP] Member

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    My wife didn't like my 79 CJ5 at all. It didn't have A/C, the cage didn't cover the rear seat, it ran rich and smelled like gas, the leaf spring suspension and short wheel base led to a bumpy ride and the passenger door had a tendency to open unexpectedly. We have a 2 year old and her 3 year old cousin and uncle got to go play in his Jeep but the CJ wasnt up to snuff to allow my wife to let me take our daughter out as well.

    So I sold it and got a TJ. It fixes just about all of her concerns. So now I get to go play and bring my daughter! Our first run was the back way to Crown King. She had a great time!

    The mods have already begun! I have a pair of D30/35 locked 4.88 chromoly axles waiting to go under it and a Dirt Worx tire carrier bumper on order. I added a CB, steering box skid, im moving the pods to the A-pillar, new stereo(bonus the stock sub now works with a properly wired head unit), seat covers, under seat lock box, and more :)

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    and the old CJ

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    Last edited: Mar 10, 2017
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  2. Mar 10, 2017 at 9:49 AM
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    OFFGRID

    OFFGRID Well-Known Member

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    1979 Jeep CJ7, 258, TH350, NP208
    Howell fuel injection, header, HEI distributor, TH350, NP208, SOA lift with YJ springs in the front & GW springs in the Rear. AMC20 with G2 1 piece chromos trussed, Dana 30 with G2 chromos and 760x ujoints and MM Stainless Hubs, Geared 4.56. Tom Woods shafts, Metal cloaks, Caged, 37" Toyo MTs.
    Both are very nice!
     
  3. Mar 11, 2017 at 2:02 PM
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    UrbanCowboy

    UrbanCowboy Well-Known Member

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    2002 Wrangler... Hulk
    Suspension: 3 1/2" Rubicon Express Super Flex SL, 1" BL, Brown Dog MML, D44/D30 with Chromoly axle shafts, SYE, Teraflex belly up pan, Adams Drive Shafts, Currie heavy duty front end (inner and outer tie rods and draglink), Fox Racing 2.0 Performance Shocks with remote reservoir, 4.56 gears, ARB air lockers front and rear, ARB twin compressor, 37x12.5 Nitto Trail Grapplers on 17" Mickey Thompson Classics Motor: K&N cone filter and Flowmaster Delta 40 Muffler Body: Stout Fabrication Body Armor (all 4 corners), steel flat fenders (enlarged inner aluminum fenders front and 4" flare rear), Quadratec LED Stealth headlights, Pro Comp light bar with 5 6" HID Lamps, Round LED brake and reverse lights, custom front and rear bumpers, custom tire carrier with Hi-Lift mount, rock sliders, CJ style dropdown tailgate, Warn 9.5 Ti Winch, Rigid Industries metal hood latches, Buggywhips LED light whip, Baja Designs Squadron Pro-R amber wide cornering lights, Interior: Corbeau Baja Racing Seats front and rear with 4 point harnesses. Full custom roll cage, LED dome lights, CB radio, ApolloIntech switch system Audio: 2 10" JL W3v2's in a custom bedlined (waterproof) box, Kenwood 600w amp, 2 Kicker 6.5" marine speakers in waterproof SSV Works cans for rear speakers, 2 4x6 Pioneer front speakers, Axios 400w mini 4 channel amp, JL 500w mono amp, Kenwood head unit
    Another Phoenician! Nice rig. Crow King is a great run!
     
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  4. Mar 11, 2017 at 8:34 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine Moderator

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    I'd like to do crown king again! It's been a while. Next time you go, hit me up?
     
  5. Mar 12, 2017 at 7:46 AM
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    cannonball

    cannonball [OP] Member

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    Will do. It was rougher this past trip than anytime I've done it previously
     
  6. Mar 12, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine Moderator

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    I think it's been 10 years since I've been up there.
     
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