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Bought the car on Jan 17, 2011 and here is the build so far.

I promised myself i wouldn't mod this car, and it really did look good out of the box but i caught the mod bug early...

closed the deal at $29,395. my first new car and paid "invoice"... and im loving how bad it looks stock...





obligatory at the dealer pics...
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Build Continued....

update Wheeling at Tahuya 5/13/12

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Tahuya State Park Part 1 - YouTube

Updated 04/06/12

MB Vdrive Wheels painted black On Goodyear DuraTracs



UPDATED 04/03/12









So started modding extensively in FEB/MAR now we are here

Armor
-Metal Tech front bumper with bash plate
-Demello Hybrid Kickouts W/Mesh
-Outpost Offroad sliders with dimple plate
-Ricochet HD Skids (Soon)

Suspension
-Front 884 with spacer and oem grey bilsteins
-Rear Icon 2'' with monotube shocks

Lighting
Retrofit Source Bi-Xenon HIDs with 5k bulbs and Apollo shrouds
Yellow Hella 500
20'' LED bar for the top of the Metal Tech Bumper
Interior LED
Mirror Bulbs LED
License Plate LED

Electronics
Cobra 75WX ST CB
Bandi Mount with 3' White FirestickII
Heated Mirrors
Scangauge II

Sounds/Interior
Dynamat Extreme Doors
Sound Deadened roof and rear Door
SUB Thump Box Customized with Image Dynamics IDQ10
Powered by JBL 601.1 with LC6I Soon to be a 5channel or 6 PDX5
Heated Seats (Soon)

Engine
AFE pro dry filter
Borla XR1 custom high tuck

Wheels/Tires
ATX Thug 17x8.5
BFG 285/70/17
Aluminum wheels with Goodyear MTR 35x12.5x17
another set coming
Method race wheels after that.
 

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week two was easy... and really didnt have much but


so far mods done...
scangaugeII
plastidipped my grill black
and put a Hawaiian Islands decal...

on order....
gonna swap out the stock muffler for a borla Xr-1 got it from viewing Joeisip811 ride

 

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bday hit and bought some goodies.. uncle sam knew it was my bday too

CL find... bought some 285 BFG TA KO





yeah the bumpers are in line with the metal tech install as well as the new exhaust...
 

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now for the new installed pics! 45 dollars at sams club and i have these!!!









metal tech open house in a week on the 26th will have that installed

next month is the borla XR1 and if the budget permits some spidertrax spacers 1.5 all around.
 

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and another bday present arrived...





GO huskies vanity plates arrived!







i gotta thank [email protected]

he hooked me up, morimoto mini d2s, h4 relay kit and apollo shrouds

the retrofit source is a great place to pick up these kits and matt has an FJ himself so he knows how easy it is to install.

ill have a write up on how to install a true bixenon conversion.

thanks for looking so far. more to come!
 

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So far so good :bigthumb: I hope you know that there's no cure for mod Bug Virus :lol: :lol: :lol: it will only temporarily cure you once new mods are installed :lol:

Keep them mods coming!!!!
 

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haha thanks i always loved starwars growing up so it was apparent.

I dont know yet but since ARB and metal tech so close i will most likely get more parts locally. ARB headquarters is less than 25 miles from my work. so the lift will most likely be OME med. on the silver billys

skids are next and maybe a rigid light bar and a basket.
 

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So far so good :bigthumb: I hope you know that there's no cure for mod Bug Virus :lol: :lol: :lol: it will only temporarily cure you once new mods are installed :lol:

Keep them mods coming!!!!
thanks joe as you can see ive gotten some inspriation from you so gratitude is in order.

ooh and some bushwacker pocket flairs and black out the mirrors with linex is also next.

i love me some LEDs so there are some side projects ill update with as well .
 

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thanks joe as you can see ive gotten some inspriation from you so gratitude is in order.

ooh and some bushwacker pocket flairs and black out the mirrors with linex is also next.

i love me some LEDs so there are some side projects ill update with as well .
Did you say Line-X???? :lol:
 

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more random pics to dig up from the last year

with hella 500 fogs


Hit and Run





ATX Thug





Lift







front only preunner lift


Cool unique mod

Line-X seat backs


and flying saucer


mpac hd side rack


Bushwacker flares in the snow





Ellis Precision shifters



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Body Armor Sliders (SOLD)

 

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Tint



amaesing hood decal CF




Goodyear 35" MTR Rear also lifted ICON monotube and 2"

LIGHTFORCE 170s too






ellis precision ebrake
 

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Looks good Duck! Are you keeping the 35s?
no im going to 16s and 285s i was considering 315s but i didnt like the outcome for a daily driver.

im gonna go with duratracs. 35s are way too big maybe if i took off the spacers it would be better but gas mileage and the stress to key suspension components dont warrant them. im borrowing them from John at ACR&O

i just sold my demello gift certificate so i might buy some rear flairs now. and save up for the 4/5th set of wheels. lol
 

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Nice build! Represent the 808. The shift knob is pretty sick and I like the pocket flare only on the front tires.
 

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thanks guys

some weekend stuff i got



what started as this


ive made into refinished with about $20 of paint and supplies









now till my tires come in on thursday. 285/75/16 duratracs
 

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Your truck is really looking good Duck! There's so many cool mods that you have done that I'm trying to catch up on doing to mine! :cheers:

Can't wait to see your next project!:clap:
 

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Your truck is really looking good Duck! There's so many cool mods that you have done that I'm trying to catch up on doing to mine! :cheers:

Can't wait to see your next project!:clap:
haha thanks for the kind words. i really need to update this thing in real time instead of a picture bombing it.

next thing will be ICON coilovers (im an ICON dealer)

Some method race wheels (im a Method Race Wheels Dealer)

LED light bar on top (im a Baja Designs Dealer)

and some other interior things like black headliner,
 
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