Whats next for the XJ? 

I have to admit. I've neglected the Jeep for a while now. I'm creating a list of ideas and projects to do next, and am hoping for some XJ community opinions and feedback.

Front Bumper Setup: I got a good deal on a winch and want to set it up, but I'm not convinced that having the winch on a hitch-mounted plate is the best solution. So I've been considering trading the front bumper for an ARB winch bumper. A hard decision to make..

Rear Bumper Setup: Another idea/problem that needs to be dealt with the the rear set-up. The tire carrier is still failing. Every time I take it out it gets more and more loose as its bounced around. I'm considering either fabricating something up to have a second point to secure it to (maybe the roof rack?) OR selling the rear bumper / tire carrier and going to a full tire carrier system. Another tough decision.

Roof Rack: My roof rack isnt the strongest. Its held together by rivets. I'm gonna weld some brackets all around to make it something I can hang off of, and then fabricate a ladder to climb up. (I'm no welder, but I weld things. Other options are welcome!)

Sound: Currently, I'm listening to my music through just the soundbar across the back. speakers are blown so I'd like to replace all around with some nice sounding, yet cheap speakers. (I'm not THAT invested in the sound, but something to hear over my tires..)

Crazy thought for the next big mod: Chop Top. I LOVE the chop top XJ's. However, I seldom see it done nice. I want to do the chop top and mount my tire in the cab pre-runner style. Something that I feel could either make this XJ look wicked, or completely horrid. I'm going to keep on looking at chopped top done right, and that decision might come in the near future (winter probably)

Interesting for you

Ladder Bar Suspension

Ladder Bar Suspension

Fabrication
Shortening The Frame and Switching to Ladder Bar Suspension
Center console...out with ash !!!room for the cups..

Center console...out with ash !!!room for the cups..

Fabrication
We been looking to get rid of the ashtray in the center console. . Nosmoking here. . After looking through some local salvage yards we came...
Home made mesh shade

Home made mesh shade

Fabrication
Got my self a roll of window sunshade screen cut it for the size of soft top mesh shade
The start of the journey

The start of the journey

Fabrication
The start of the journey was deciding which way to go with the project then the sawzall took over . . . also pictures of the frame with a 1980...
Fabricating the turbo kit

Fabricating the turbo kit

Fabrication
Here are a couple pictures of the turbo kit being fab'd up I used a lot of vibrant materials and racepartsolutions. com materials. I think it...
Work in progress

Work in progress

Fabrication
Mine will be on this level eventually. . . . . .