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Chris Call replied to 1980 Ford F-250's discussion where can i get Dana 60 axles?front and rear in the group XTREME 4X4
"It is usually cheapest to find and buy a junk truck with them in it."
Mar 19, 2009
Chris Call replied to Grand Cherokee-aholic's discussion Lets hear about your Grand! in the group Grand Cherokees are real JEEPS
"Here is my 98 grand, I've had since new. Its been under construction for the last 6 years. I've had a 3.5 teraflex lift, to my custom 7 inch lift long arm kit. 2 years ago I put the dana 60 and 14 bolt in. The front is detroit locked, full…"
Mar 19, 2009
Chris Call replied to ron's discussion springs in the group Grand Cherokees are real JEEPS
"Some early broncos have really stiff springs. you can buy a set for the front or back specificaly for a grand cherokee for around 130 bucks a pair at many offroad dealers online."
Mar 19, 2009
Chris Call replied to ron's discussion best build up in the group Grand Cherokees are real JEEPS
"A good height to start with is 4.5 inch long arm kit, it still handles decent on the road and excellent off. and it gets rid of the weak stock brackets. The kits are pricey but worth the money if you want a all round performing rig. And stay away…"
Mar 19, 2009
Chris Call replied to ron's discussion best build up in the group Grand Cherokees are real JEEPS
"don't forget to check the input spline count and depth on the t-case not all 231s are the same. If its different then swap the input planetary gears from the 249 into the 231. Also try and find one close to the same year model as your jeep, so…"
Mar 19, 2009
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katemcy rocks 4

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the waterfall at katemcy
Mar 16, 2009
Chris Call posted a video

katemcy rocks 5

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Thanks to the one tons my doors are saved!
Mar 13, 2009
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Grand cherokee at longs ranch
Mar 13, 2009

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At 4:55pm on September 7, 2011, Off~Camber 4x4 said…
sweet zj. i got one too that i am building up. i also have a 4x4 website  www.offcamber4x4.org  and a group on here off~camber 4x4. come check them out.
At 9:25pm on April 2, 2010, Mat (SrA-USAF) said…
Damn man, I don't think I've ever seen a grand cherokee that built before for. Excellent work!
At 6:28pm on March 10, 2010, Joe Petersen said…
hey you inspired me man wait til you see my new jeep posting pics soon i did almost the same thing except no roll cage and i used 3/16in diamond plate steel for the reaer and the bed actually eliminates the rear seats and doors there is only a little 10inch piece of glass behind the driver window and it look great still need to do the roll cage but ill post the pics when i can probs this week i got the magnaflow hooked u as well and a 4 inch skyjacker lift and 33in pro comp all terrains(still looking for replacement meat) i also did 3/16 diamond plate custom from bumper as well
At 11:06am on February 28, 2010, Joe Petersen said…
thanks man i think that will help a lot, the jeep looks great.
At 10:01am on January 24, 2010, chuck said…
I havent had no problams with mine being short, the only problam ive had is one tire being out of round. They are the best tire ive run and even bet alot of other tires on the trails. When there tires are packed with stuff, the pits look like they just came off the street!
At 1:04pm on January 18, 2010, chuck said…
Kick a.. zj , how you like those rockers? Kool pics!
At 7:43pm on September 27, 2009, JONATHAN GARCES said…
i didn't post that text that was cousin
At 12:52pm on September 13, 2009, James Luke said…
yea really nice job buddy i like it
At 9:34pm on April 1, 2009, JacsGP said…
sick ride man you set the bar high with this one
At 12:16am on March 13, 2009, SKULL CRUSHER said…
lol Well i show all my buddies your rig, lol
i show them and say you see that why i want a jeep chookee lol ha ha ha...
But skull crusher does have is character. And im finially doing upgraded i needed so hopefully i can keep up with yall jeep guys lol. But i gotta say it man i TEAR up some MUDD. LOL later man congratez

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This is my 1998 Grand cherokee I've put a lot of time in it over the years starting from a 3" Teraflex lift to this beast of a driver/hard core crawler I built, with no end in sight.
Abbreviated Parts List:
HP dana 60 front, 35 slpine chromoly shafts, FF 14 bolt rear 5.13's, spool up front ARB in back, and disc breaks front and rear. one ton drive shafts from High angle driveline, T-case brake. PSC hydro assist with full high steering. custom rock sliders bumpers and now caged and plated rear, rancho 9000's, 39.5" rockers, dual lamp PIAA's. Custom Dual exhaust, K&N cold air intake is enough to wake the stock 5.2l 170'000 mile motor up. Infinity stereo "not stock", JVC NX-5000 deck.

I'm now starting on my newest build, a Samurai. I've chosen this because of several reasons, First is the price, free 90 free, thanks to a freind cleaning out his yard, second is gas mileage, compaired to my jeep.........well there is no comparison, Third is I'm just sick of seeing YJ's TJ's everywhere I understand they are easy to modify with everything being "bolt on" and "off the shelf" I like to built something myself after all its half of the fun! Now I've already got the truck and have a complete toyota 20R and running gear ready to put in. I'm planning on doing a coil front and a YJ spring over in the back. It is going to sit on 33" MTR's I'll post more as I progress.

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Samurai completed

I've finally completed my samurai. It took me only a few months, thanks to my day job slowing down. I finished the 20r upgrade and man... it was worth it. It has more power than the VW turbo diesel that I installed in a sammy a few years back, not as good of mileage though. It has a weber 38, header, ignition kit, new double roller timing chain, rod bearings, and seals. The axles are from a toy pickup that had the 4.30 gears, and lockers, I put trail ready high steer and a toy IFS power… Continue

Posted on July 16, 2009 at 10:05pm — 4 Comments

sammy build

I decided while I had the front clip off to add power steering and a GM alternator. I fabricated the alt. brackets from 1/4 flat stock, and modified the adjuster bracket with a stock sammy one. I then used a jeep grand power steering pump and reservoir (guess where that came from). I adapted the hoses to run a toy IFS power steering box. I used a stock toyota PS pump bracket re drilled some h***s and added some small spacers to the back side to get the belt to align. next was the tensioner I… Continue

Posted on May 4, 2009 at 9:42pm

Sammy build

So far I'm into the sammy 750$ with wheels and tires but the motor/tranny is in place and all I have left is a carb and timing chain. then I'll start on the suspension a friend gave me his old YJ springs so I'll be running those for now. I think I'll be under 2,000 by the time I'm done and I'll have a tough little beater to drive around to keep the miles off my jeep.

Posted on April 23, 2009 at 6:12pm

 
 
 

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