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"THE BUMBLE" My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2010 10:18 pm
by Oneswunk
Well this is my build thread its not going to be fast, I'll do some when I have time and money. Enjoy and suggestions are more then welcome.
Also its my daily driver so I will not be going to crazy with the build.
THE BUMBLE 98 classic 4.0 Pre moding.
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Things done since bought.
- Changed all fluids
- New plugs
- Changed all fluids
- New sway bar bushings
- Started getting read for new bumper (pix below)

Work planned.
- Rebuild NSS
- Home brew cold air intake.
- 2.25 Inch Complete Budget Boost Kit w/ (4) Skyjacker Hydro Shocks ( just ordered)
http://www.4wheelcustoms.com/ProductDet ... ?ID=193477
- New tirez
- fab a rear bumper
- fab safari rack
- Off road lights

Well I Finley started some fun shit today that inspired the build thread.

Started getting ready for my new bumper being made by double_ot_x ( a member of Jeep Cherokee forum )

Removed the stock bumper ends,trimmed the wheel well plastic and removed oem driving lights.

Sill have to move the horns and vacuum ball,but I'm liking the look so far.
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The wheel well liner I trimmed off. ( may yank it all and rinoline the wheel Wells)
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Can't wait for my new bumper,this has got to go.
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Well it started getting dark so that's all for today.
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More to come.

Enjoy, mock, laugh, suggest, whatever.
Cheers
Bill-

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:54 am
by Oneswunk
The bumper I'm picking up this week.
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Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:02 am
by whisk.e.rebellion
Changed all fluids twice, eh? Did you forget to put the drain plugs back in? :wink:

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 11:09 am
by Oneswunk
That was a typo, but I have changed the oil more then twice. Twice the first month I had it, once with cheap oil to flush out any crap then again with mobile 1.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:18 pm
by TravisM.1
Neat bumper. Will it double as a winch mount or anything else?

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:36 pm
by Oneswunk
This one is probably to small (not deep enough) for a winch. Though eventually this one will go to a buddy's Jeep build when I have time/money to fab a winch bumper. I found this one for 120 bucks and jumped on it.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:39 pm
by Grey Mann
There's no concern over the open-ended tubing at each side of the bumper? It looks there's already rust forming. :?

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2010 12:53 pm
by Oneswunk
That has bin capped since pic was taken.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 9:22 am
by Blasphemous
Nice start to your build! Keep it coming.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 7:10 pm
by Oneswunk
I'M SO PISSED OFF RIGHT NOW I COULD PUNT A PUPPY!

The Guy I've bin going back and forth with for 3 mounts to buy a custom Jeep bumper off of is trying to burn me. I'm supposed to pay it off Sunday and pick it up shortly thereafter. Well the d bag e mails me today and tells me someone saw it and offered him twice what we agreed on and that if I can match that I have first dibs.

FUCK YOU UNNAMED DICK IN DELAWARE!
/rant.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:13 pm
by Blasphemous
Oneswunk wrote:I'M SO PISSED OFF RIGHT NOW I COULD PUNT A PUPPY!

The Guy I've bin going back and forth with for 3 mounts to buy a custom Jeep bumper off of is trying to burn me. I'm supposed to pay it off Sunday and pick it up shortly thereafter. Well the d bag e mails me today and tells me someone saw it and offered him twice what we agreed on and that if I can match that I have first dibs.

FUCK YOU UNNAMED DICK IN DELAWARE!
/rant.
Sounds like he's just trying to jerk you for more money. Call his bluff and there's an easy 75% chance he'll fold. I sincerely doubt that what he says happened, did in fact occur.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2010 8:20 pm
by Oneswunk
Same thing I'm thinking we'll see how it goes when I talk to him tomorrow. Hell I have given him money down for supplies, its my bumper.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2010 1:34 pm
by Oneswunk
Okay cancel that bit bitch fest about not getting the bumper, the Guy is coming through with our deal now.

Also since my lift kit has taken so long to ship I just upgraded it to the nitro shocks. :twisted:

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:16 am
by Oneswunk
Yesterday wile the boy played in the snow. I relocated the vacuum ball from on the soon to be replaced bumper to in the engine compartment, right under the master cylinder.

with the help of some flexible hose that fit snugly over the hard vacuum like it was no problem at all.
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not the best pic but you can see how I ran the line.
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Balls new home.
Eta,the line with the black marker on it is the line I ran.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:23 pm
by Oneswunk
Hell ya some days I love the UPS Guy!
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2.5in bb lift with Skyjacker nitro shocks. :twisted:

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:31 pm
by DynamicRabbit
Don't forget to flush the power steering fluid.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:46 pm
by Oneswunk
Good suggestion that's one thing I haven't done.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:00 pm
by ZombieSoldier01
that looks great so far. cant wait to see the end result

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 6:26 pm
by Oneswunk
Thanx, just looking for time to pick up my bumper and get the lift kit on. Then the search for tires start.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:08 pm
by ZombieSoldier01
Oneswunk wrote:Thanx, just looking for time to pick up my bumper and get the lift kit on. Then the search for tires start.

go to http://www.pirate4x4.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and in their forums they have a classifieds section and there are truly some awesome deals on there. i got my (4) 36x13.50-15 Super swamper Irok's with 90+% tread and a 35x13.50 super swamper radial tsl with 50% tread for a spare for $500.00

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:24 pm
by doubleohseven
Hey, where did you get those wheel well covers? I <3 them.
My xj still has the cheap plastic ones that pop off if a tree looks at them.
Maybe it's called a fairing?

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:48 pm
by Oneswunk
doubleohseven wrote:Hey, where did you get those wheel well covers? I <3 them.
My xj still has the cheap plastic ones that pop off if a tree looks at them.
Maybe it's called a fairing?
O the Jeep with the black fender flares is not mine its my buddy's. I just posted that pic to show the bumper I'm getting off his rig. Though I believe this is what he has on his Jeep.
http://www.4wheelcustoms.com/ProductDet ... ?ID=195279" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 8:52 pm
by Oneswunk
greggk wrote:
Oneswunk wrote:Thanx, just looking for time to pick up my bumper and get the lift kit on. Then the search for tires start.

go to http://www.pirate4x4.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and in their forums they have a classifieds section and there are truly some awesome deals on there. i got my (4) 36x13.50-15 Super swamper Irok's with 90+% tread and a 35x13.50 super swamper radial tsl with 50% tread for a spare for $500.00
Thanx I'll check them out.

Re: "THE BUMBLE" Build. project slow go. My jeep build thread.

Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 7:01 pm
by Oneswunk
Got my new bumper today from JeepCherokeeforum member double_ot_xj. I'm digging the new look and he even hooked me up with some black fender flaires, since I was missing one of my white ones. Now I may pull my trim and paint it and under it to match.
Now on with the pix. :mrgreen:
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Ill take some pix of how it mounts when I pull it this weekend to reinforce the frame where the bumper mounts to.

Next on the to do list GIT MY LIFT ON. :D