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Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« on: July 19, 2010, 05:12:31 pm »
Just wanted to put in writing my thanks to all who helped me over the weekend with the installation of a Zone Offroad Products 4" lift kit on my (previously) stock TJ.

Thanks to; Charlie, Rick and Dave for offering me the opportunity, to Jack for the loan of some air tools, to Dave and Dave for wrenching and words of wisdom, to Norm for the photos, to Collie and Jenn for the Band Aids and water and to the many other members who stopped by and offered me words of encouragement.

I truely believe that this installation shows the strength of this club and it's members. First, that Zone Offroad Products had the faith and confidence in the PA Jeeps club to accomplish this project, and second that the membership were all behind me urging me on. Thank you.
Peter Caddick
2006 TJ - 4" Zone Offroad Products lift, 33x10.50x15 BFG A/T, 6" Bushwaker flares, Bestop Tyre Carrier, Skid Row engine and fuel tank skid plates, A to Z Rocker Guards, SYE, BDS belly up pan
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2010, 05:37:05 pm »
glad to see it went to someone deserving, and youve earned your way into the club of real jeepers, any one can buy a built jeep but to do it yourself is a whole new level. didnt get to see the finished product but im sure its awesome.
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2010, 05:50:20 pm »

   Yeah, Congratulations and Welcome to the world of Busted Knuckles and BIG smiles...  ;D

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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2010, 06:21:37 pm »
In case anybody missed it here is a preview of Peter's weekend.







2006 Wrangler Golden Eagle Edition w/3" BDS lift, BFG 33X10.50's, Warn front and rear bumpers, Warn 9.5ti winch and a whole lot more...

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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2010, 07:31:29 pm »
Peter,

I know that the Zone Reps were wanting you to install it yourself and from what I saw you certainly can. But in that heat it's difficult for anyone. You were doing well on your own but I had to insist that you were provide another set of hands. Dave was eager to assist and now you can save for 33's without having to worry about purchasing a lift.
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2010, 08:16:07 pm »
Peter,
It was my pleasure to assist you with your project, To say the environment to do such a task was challenging ,would be an understatement. Congratulations on your upgrade. I want everyone to know you did 99% of the work and all Dave H. and myself did was provide an extra set of hands and eyes.  It always put a smile on my face when someone who understands the true spirit of this sport receives an award like this.   
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2010, 10:01:27 pm »
Congratulations again, Peter--it couldn't have gone to a more deserving guy!  You'll have to test it out soon and let us know how it rides!

Thanks also to Norm for the photos, as I wasn't able to see the installation taking place.
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2010, 07:19:29 am »
I must agree that a more deserving and nicer person could not be found, Peter you earned every last penny and inch of that lift. Great job! ;D

Dave and Dave, I must also thank you for lending a hand towards Peters success.

Thanks again to Dave DeVormer from Zone Offroad for making this opportunity possible.

Charlie

PS...It's funny that I can't pick up the slightest British accent in your post Peter.  ;) That Zone decal looks good on your bonnet.
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2010, 07:43:22 am »
I agree - couldn't happen to a nicer guy.  :)

Peter - you were pertty near unstoppable stock, I can't wait to see what you can do now!!  :o

I enjoyed stopping by to watch the progress and getting to see how things go together under there. I learned a lot. If I ever get a free minute I'll post some pictures.
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2010, 03:45:10 pm »
Just think Peter, a week ago you were wheeling stock at Rausch Creek... Great Job Mate!  ;)

Thanks to our friends at Zone for making this possible!
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2010, 03:51:55 pm »
PS...It's funny that I can't pick up the slightest British accent in your post Peter.  ;)

    I say Chawwwwles, Peetah, being a Gentleman, would never point out your gross misrepresentation of his Nationality, but I, being the crude “Colonist” that I am, must set the record straight!
    My Good Man Mr. Caddick, is KNOT British, but an Englissssshman, hence your inability to distinguish a "British" accent.

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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #11 on: July 20, 2010, 05:45:26 pm »
Jack, I sit corrected. ;D
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #12 on: July 20, 2010, 06:52:17 pm »
Here is my pictorial record of the great Zone lift experience:

And so it begins:












Job well done chap!

Colli Leighton
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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2010, 01:44:04 pm »
Good job Peter . Glad you got the lift and were able to get it on your Jeep. Hope you get many years of off road use with it

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Re: Jeep Show - TJ Lift
« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2010, 09:44:59 pm »
Charlie,
Glad to see that you know my Jeep has a bonnet, it also has 30" tyres too - although I am looking to change those those tyres for 33x10.5/15.
Peter Caddick
2006 TJ - 4" Zone Offroad Products lift, 33x10.50x15 BFG A/T, 6" Bushwaker flares, Bestop Tyre Carrier, Skid Row engine and fuel tank skid plates, A to Z Rocker Guards, SYE, BDS belly up pan
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