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Alright, finally about ready to get started on this thing. Been ordering lots of parts from River City Offroad, Vick at VKS fab, and my buddies at M&M Trailer.
Just started getting a few things in worthy enough to start a build thread with, haha!

I chose the title because I have been heavily involved with jeeps before, around 10 years ago I bought a stock '88 YJ, ran it around for a bit, then swapped in some D44's, SOA, tires, wheels, lockers, teraflex shackles, blah, blah. Then did it all over again and then some. D60/70U, 42 stickies, coilovers, D300 4:1, NV3550, Fuel injection, then propane, then full tube chassis! Lexan body panels, no fenders at all....
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Got burnt out and sold out of jeeps completely.

Now I'm back and want to build something I can still use on the highway around here, drive across the country to Moab, Rubicon, etc, with A/C! But also only have to build it once.....and not worry about breakage on those long trips.

So here is the specimen. 2014 Altitude edition, Auto, Nav, leather... 24k miles

 

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I've already been doing a few things to the interior while saving up for all the parts.

Peel and sealed the entire tub





Put Second Skin Damplifier inside the door panels. Was a little afraid of the peel and seal sagging being vertical.



My buddy Rico from Tyler, Tx came over and helped me bedline the inside of the hardtop and build headliners









 

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Tires are in. 40" nittos




Got the KMC machetes just because of the drain holes in the lip and rings. I hate dealing with mud and water/rocks holding in the wheels.

Gotta get those rings powdercoated black before mounting them though.

 

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Full Metal Fabworks spare tire delete plate and license plate relocate. I bought theirs because it's 1 peice stamped and looks better than the peice together ones



sPOD SE Touchscreen! to run the E-Lockers and other stuff.

 

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Superchips Flashpaq. Got it installed after several attempts and updated updates/phone call with customer service.
87 tune for now.

 

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Love the thread title. Hope you get everything the way you want it the first time. Looks like you are on the right track.
 

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Last day as a stocker! I managed to put 1000 miles on 'er since I bought it till tearing it down.



 

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Climate control and sound..........and needed something to do lol!
did you put the carpet back in or are you going with bed rug?

jealous of your auto lift
 

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Yeah put the carpet back in just like it was.
Me too, it's my uncles lift, at his shop!
 

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Looking forward to see how well you get 40s to drive on the highway!
 

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3 day weekend update!

Cutting and grinding all weekend. Thankfully I had 3 extra people helping with this part.

All frame control arm brackets, front coil buckets and shock towers cut off.









 

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Waiting on parts now. Went ahead and mounted the sPOD under the hood and touchscreen on the dash with some RAM parts





 
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