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#1 ComancheKid45

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 04:12 PM

*EDIT* a small history story

What I began with in Fall 2003, This truck was traded in to my families former Dealership for $400 where my Dad agreed to give me this as my 1st vehicle (I wanted a Jeep truck) if i would help work on it and make it road worthy again. It was pretty rusty and needed some minor suspension work but it was easly savable. I do not have any pictures of it back then but it was a generic light blue Sportruck, only 125k but very tired 4.0L AW4/D30/D35. With some paint and work this is what i started with in Spring 2004.
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here's a pic or 2 of the transistion period I missed before i began this build thread.
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Finally got some new pics of the Truck and finally have reached a point where I'm done throwin stuff on it for alittle while, so what better time than now to show it off. Its not the prettiest thing on the Road but I'm more than proud of it:thumbsup:

Most Recent mods over the past month have been

Motion Offroad Budget Boost
New Tailgate/ Decal
Motion Offroad fender light brackets
4" Aux lights
Aftermarket H4 bulb headlights
and a set of Precision Fuel Injectors


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Any options/critisism/suggestions welcome {SMILIES_PATH}/jamminz.gif

#2 chicofuentes0224

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 04:19 PM

Siskel and Ebert give it two thumbs up :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Posted 03 September 2008 - 05:36 PM

i think it needs more stickers :D

looks good.
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#4 Pete M

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 06:05 PM

I love it! {SMILIES_PATH}/jamminz.gif Looks like a chase truck (which it sorta is for you and your quads).

Jeep on!
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#5 ComancheKid45

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 08:04 PM

Yeah i like the Chase Truck idea.....its kinda a mix between, Nascar/Baja/and CORR.....idk its the Racefan Comanche thats about the easyest way to put it 8)

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 08:07 PM

Yeah i like the Chase Truck idea.....its kinda a mix between, Nascar/Baja/and CORR.....idk its the Racefan Comanche thats about the easyest way to put it 8)


Has more stickers than a nascar does! :brows:
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#7 ComancheKid45

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 08:12 PM

Yeah i like the Chase Truck idea.....its kinda a mix between, Nascar/Baja/and CORR.....idk its the Racefan Comanche thats about the easyest way to put it 8)


Has more stickers than a nascar does! :brows:



Na i don't think so...2 bad i wasnt payed for my stickers either :cry: :brows:

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Posted 03 September 2008 - 09:53 PM

saweeeeeeth ryyyyyyde {SMILIES_PATH}/jamminz.gif

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 01:53 AM

Siskel and Ebert give it two thumbs up :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Chico, Ebert's dead. Fat boring bastard that he was. Nice job. :chillin:
1988 Comanche Laredo 4x4 Long Bed: 215k! 4.0L, AW4, NP231, D44 w/Trac-Lok, MT leaf packs, ZJ V8 coils w/1.75" pucks, Factory Off-Road Pkg, Factory Tow Pkg, 31" BFG A/Ts on Ravines, "Who's You're Daddy?" Factory Interior w/Pwr Er'ythang

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#10 chicofuentes0224

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 10:53 AM

Siskel and Ebert give it two thumbs up :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Chico, Ebert's dead. Fat boring bastard that he was. Nice job. :chillin:


Get the hell outta here :eek:
I guess next you're gonna tell me Bill Clinton isn't president anymore :nuts:
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#11 reson46

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 11:21 AM

Siskel and Ebert give it two thumbs up :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Chico, Ebert's dead. Fat boring bastard that he was. Nice job. :chillin:


Siskel is dead. Ebert is still alive but lost his voice to cancer.

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Posted 04 September 2008 - 10:12 PM

Siskel and Ebert give it two thumbs up :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Chico, Ebert's dead. Fat boring bastard that he was. Nice job. :chillin:


Siskel is dead. Ebert is still alive but lost his voice to cancer.

Willy



I guess that shows what an impression they both made on me. :D
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#13 BARILLMS

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Posted 10 September 2008 - 08:17 PM

Good lord, the sticker-mobile.
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Posted 10 September 2008 - 08:59 PM

by any chance were you driving through Brigdeport PA in the last week. I swear i saw you as i was working on my MJ.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:08 AM

Well i havent been in here for awhile but i have made a minor change or 2 with my truck.

Its hard 2 tell where i was back in early September i can't seem 2 remember :roll:


Anyway i swapped all my front lenses out for aftermaket clear 1s yesterday and installed a set of Sylvania Siver Star bulbs in my Auto Pals. Other that that its been doing its job great and with my new job ill be making some decent money so I'm sure I'm not finished with it yet :D

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:27 AM

Very nice! :thumbsup: I find it amazing how well a simple clear lens replacing a yellow lens really cleans up the look of cars/trucks. It simplifies the color scheme.

Jeep on!
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Pull up your carpet and check for rust before it's too late!!

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 01:10 PM

I love your raptors! they look like quite a bit of fun! I'm trying to save up to buy something like that after my friend bought a kfx400. I rode it and now I'm addicted :D
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Posted 04 November 2008 - 08:24 PM

Where can you find the clear lenses for our trucks?
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#19 ComancheKid45

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 11:44 PM

Where can you find the clear lenses for our trucks?


I got mine off Ebay......just type in "Jeep Clear marker lights" or something around there and youll get plenty of options :cheers:

I love your raptors! they look like quite a bit of fun! I'm trying to save up to buy something like that after my friend bought a kfx400. I rode it and now I'm addicted :D


Theyre a Blast.......I race the GNCC series with them, i finished up my season a few weeks ago so I'm doing some revamping on em for 2009 :brows: :D

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 08:24 PM

Where can you find the clear lenses for our trucks?
'86 Jeep Comanche Custom - Pretty Much Bone Stock...For Now

*Jeeps will potentially consume all of your excess money.

*Your wife/girlfriend will get pissed because you work on your Jeep to much.