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Forum: Communications & Other Electronics 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By adriaanvn99
Awesome write up! Definitely on my to do list

Awesome write up! Definitely on my to do list
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Some more shots 4201 4202 4203 ...

Some more shots

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Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thanks George! Yes I definitely think it was...

Thanks George!

Yes I definitely think it was a step in the right direction, thanks for your advise earlier!

I was thinking that since it was mandrel bent stainless steel it wasn’t necessary,...
Forum: Your Rig! 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
The engine rebuild has started to take some...

The engine rebuild has started to take some shape! I was hoping to have everything buttoned up before months end but unfortunately I was waiting for my 258 crankshaft which was difficult to find! I...
Forum: Your Rig! 05-03-2019
Replies: 505
Views: 93,351
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thumbs up Epic man, styling hard! Glad it all worked out...

Epic man, styling hard! Glad it all worked out well
Forum: Your Rig! 04-23-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thanks all! Just got the donor engine from a 1998...

Thanks all! Just got the donor engine from a 1998 with 160 000 miles on it.

Getting ready to strip it and send of some of the cosmetic stuff to get media blasted and ceramic coated. Once I get...
Forum: Your Rig! 04-22-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thanks man! Was bound to happen with the high...

Thanks man! Was bound to happen with the high milage, but excited to take this as a learning opportunity. Building engines is always fun:D
Forum: Your Rig! 04-22-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
The XJ's 4.0 has been defeated! After clocking...

The XJ's 4.0 has been defeated! After clocking 270 000 miles, the 4.0 failed on my way to EJS in Moab. I was traveling up the i17 N when I had a sudden loss of power. Pulled over and shut off, and I...
Forum: Your Rig! 04-12-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thanks Kris! Yes that’s exactly the kit I got,...

Thanks Kris! Yes that’s exactly the kit I got, also through Amazon.

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Here’s a better shot of the Cerakote. This is the “titanium”. They offer black and silver too

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Forum: Your Rig! 04-12-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
The XJ has had a cracked header for a while now,...

The XJ has had a cracked header for a while now, and finally got to replacing the whole exhaust system. Whilst at it, I decided to do the 99-01 horseshoe intake swap. I got the intake manifold from...
Forum: Your Rig! 03-18-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
I have been busy with a number of smaller...

I have been busy with a number of smaller projects on the XJ over the last few weeks. The biggest upgrade which was done is that I finally regeared to 4.56 Yukon gears and swapped in my Chrysler 8.25...
Forum: Jeep Specific 02-07-2019
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By adriaanvn99
Awesome work theksmith!

Awesome work theksmith!
Forum: Your Rig! 01-01-2019
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
The XJ has been working hard the last 2 weeks! I...

The XJ has been working hard the last 2 weeks! I will add a full write up soon of the little additions made, but the added rack has been a nice addition in terms of added storage options.

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Forum: Your Rig! 12-12-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Thanks Scotty, much appreciated! I was very...

Thanks Scotty, much appreciated! I was very skeptical too, but the look is starting to grow on me quite a bit. I’m hoping that it doesn’t look too “bulged” once it’s loaded up. Luckily it is...
Forum: Your Rig! 12-11-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
The XJ is rocking a new look! I took advantage of...

The XJ is rocking a new look! I took advantage of some of the holiday savings various manufacturers are having. Most notably is the JCR front Crusader bumper. I opted for the non winch version as I...
Forum: General Talk 11-20-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By adriaanvn99
CavFab 20% off steering, long arms, short arms,...

CavFab 20% off steering, long arms, short arms, armor, bumpers
Coupon Code: Holiday18

JCR Off Road has a $19.95 powdercoat special going on too which is pretty good. For their XJ front bumper,...
Forum: General Talk 11-19-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By adriaanvn99
Warn has a 10% off sale going from 11/19 until...

Warn has a 10% off sale going from 11/19 until 11/26

www.warn.com

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Forum: General Talk 11-18-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By adriaanvn99
I will be on the hunt too! So far I have seen K...

I will be on the hunt too! So far I have seen K Suspension and Fab (https://www.ksuspensionfab.com) has a 15% off promotion going on with the code “TURKEY”. I just ordered a 63mm bored throttle body...
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 11-16-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By adriaanvn99
Grand Canyon - Horseshoe Bend - Lake Powell - Zion

Made advantage of Veterans day weekend as we had Monday off to go explore a bit North. We left Saturday morning around 05H00 and headed for Grand Canyon National Park. The Canyon had perfect...
Forum: All Other Activities, Gear & Resources 10-30-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By adriaanvn99
Sema 2018

Has anyone else been following SEMA closely?

Some very nice new products have come out from the looks of it. Two things that caught my eyes were Mopar's...
Forum: Trip & Event Planning/Sign-up 10-19-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By adriaanvn99
I will be in!

I will be in!
Forum: Your Rig! 10-17-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By adriaanvn99
Jeep 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Picked up a 2018 JL in Bright White from Tempe Jeep earlier this week. Since relocating from South Africa we have always wanted to replace the Wrangler we sold there. We actually went to go view a...
Forum: Your Rig! 10-09-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
Very pleased with the XJ's performance on the...

Very pleased with the XJ's performance on the most recent trip. A regear to 4.56 gears will definitely have to be done soon. With a cargo in the back I struggled a little bit up the mountain grades....
Forum: Trip Reports & Photos 10-09-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By adriaanvn99
Flagstaff - Schnebly Hill - Cave Springs - Broken Arrow

The XJ's first longer trip was overall a great success. My friend in his JK decided to tag along, and it was quite an operation to get the vehicles prepped for the trip. We ended up rebuilding the...
Forum: Your Rig! 10-03-2018
Replies: 141
Views: 11,545
Posted By adriaanvn99
I've been on the hunt for a portable floodlight...

I've been on the hunt for a portable floodlight setup. I decided my best option would be to build my own from good components. I found everything on Amazon, and for just under $50 it turned out...
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