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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #50 on: April 30, 2012, 09:38:06 PM »
So I just bought a best top super top for the jeep this past week.   I really like it.  The lift came in today and I hope to pick it up tomorrow.  Here are some pictures from yesterday with the top on. 



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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #51 on: April 30, 2012, 09:45:51 PM »
wow. captured the paint very well. no stick-carwashes for you

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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #52 on: May 07, 2012, 09:24:10 PM »
After the lift and tires today.  Getting it aligned tomorrow.  It rides great and I really like how it turned out. 





It now BARELY fits in the garage.  I think it actually hit the arm of the garage door when I pushed it into the back garage.  If it didn't it was a difference of a mm or something.  Really tight.  I how it sits down a bit when I break the springs in. 



I just have to find a spare 33 inch tire now. 
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #53 on: May 07, 2012, 10:22:05 PM »
I LOVE your CJ!  Nice work! :mrgreen:


I have a new old style MTR for sale.  Only had about 70 miles on it.  Was my spare.  Now running on 35s.

http://forum.northeastjeep.org/index.php?topic=28205.0

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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #54 on: May 08, 2012, 09:58:04 AM »
^I sent you a PM.  I think I did anyway.  This forum works a lot different than what I am used to.  Thanks. 
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #55 on: May 08, 2012, 10:11:51 AM »

It now BARELY fits in the garage.  I think it actually hit the arm of the garage door when I pushed it into the back garage.  If it didn't it was a difference of a mm or something.  Really tight.  I how it sits down a bit when I break the springs in. 

I have to air down my tires or won't fit in my garage...

Jeep is looking really good - nice job!!


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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #56 on: May 08, 2012, 05:23:07 PM »
bitchin CJ!! i miss mine....
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #57 on: May 08, 2012, 05:23:53 PM »
Nice job, looks great.
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #58 on: May 08, 2012, 05:30:45 PM »
btw... rough country lifts arent bad or cheap... but as long as you understand the limitations of the kit you should do just fine .... just my .02


also ill say it again.... sweet CJ
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #59 on: May 08, 2012, 05:47:02 PM »
sweet ride!
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #60 on: May 08, 2012, 08:40:45 PM »

It now BARELY fits in the garage.  I think it actually hit the arm of the garage door when I pushed it into the back garage.  If it didn't it was a difference of a mm or something.  Really tight.  I how it sits down a bit when I break the springs in. 

I have to air down my tires or won't fit in my garage...

Jeep is looking really good - nice job!!



I am so glad it fit in the back garage!  I couldn't imagine leaving it outside all the time.  Screw that!!  haha
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #61 on: May 08, 2012, 08:43:12 PM »
btw... rough country lifts arent bad or cheap... but as long as you understand the limitations of the kit you should do just fine .... just my .02


also ill say it again.... sweet CJ

I understand the definition of the word "limitations," but what do you mean in regards to my lift?  Do you feel as though they aren't as capable as others for some reason?  I do like the ride of it even though I really haven't had a chance to break it in.  The alignment is way off and the Jeep is at the shop right now.  Should be done tomorrow, I hope. 
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #62 on: May 08, 2012, 08:46:29 PM »
Thanks for all the compliments!  I have never owned a lifted anything before and this thing gets a ton of looks.  Even in the short drive I went on I had a smile the entire time.  It is so badass! 

Here are my old tires if you guys know of anyone looking:
http://westernmass.craigslist.org/pts/3003062307.html
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #63 on: May 08, 2012, 09:11:40 PM »
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #64 on: May 08, 2012, 09:13:51 PM »
I'll probably get grief for this... but please tell me you aren't going to wheel that.
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2012, 09:18:50 PM »
FIWI.
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #66 on: May 08, 2012, 09:34:09 PM »
You need to come to Topless Day in Canaan ct on the 19th of may right on rte 7 Brewer Brothers Inc 11 to 2 pm
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #67 on: May 09, 2012, 03:37:43 PM »
Yup, taking it out in Granville mass saturday with a few friends.  I can't to see how much better it is now. 

What does FIWI mean?

Wish I could make it down to CT.  That's a 1.5 hour drive in a car for me.  I don't know if I would want to attempt that in the jeep.  I think it would do it but that would take a while at 55 mph, haha.
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #68 on: May 09, 2012, 03:38:50 PM »
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #69 on: May 09, 2012, 06:45:17 PM »
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #70 on: May 10, 2012, 02:31:02 PM »
I LOVE your CJ!  Nice work! :mrgreen:


I have a new old style MTR for sale.  Only had about 70 miles on it.  Was my spare.  Now running on 35s.

http://forum.northeastjeep.org/index.php?topic=28205.0



Thanks again for the tire.  I decided to do white letters out, even though that doesn't really even match, haha.  I think looking at the jeep from the back will make it look cooler.  Guess I will find out.  At least if I change my mind it is an easy fix, haha. 
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #71 on: May 10, 2012, 02:31:18 PM »
Fawk It Wheel It

Thanks, I knew it had to be something like that. 
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #72 on: May 10, 2012, 08:23:57 PM »
I LOVE your CJ!  Nice work! :mrgreen:


I have a new old style MTR for sale.  Only had about 70 miles on it.  Was my spare.  Now running on 35s.

http://forum.northeastjeep.org/index.php?topic=28205.0



Thanks again for the tire.  I decided to do white letters out, even though that doesn't really even match, haha.  I think looking at the jeep from the back will make it look cooler.  Guess I will find out.  At least if I change my mind it is an easy fix, haha. 

No problem. :mrgreen:
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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #73 on: May 11, 2012, 09:43:47 AM »
I just washed it so I figured I would snap some pics.  Its also the first time I unzipped all the windows and took the doors off.  It looks kind of cool I guess but I still prefer just a bikini top.  Spare looks good I think. 









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Re: New guy from Western MA
« Reply #74 on: May 11, 2012, 04:12:46 PM »
Nice progress on the CJ!
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