Herculiner How To, with questions and answers!! - Page 5 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #61 of 223 Old 07-14-2008, 08:21 AM
greyser
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: lalaland
Posts: 82
Well, I did mine this weekend.

Some words..

first off thanks to the idiot who has stripped out one of the torx bolts so i couldn't remove the rollcage. thanks a lot. i had 2 days to do this. no time for extracting and finding a replacement bolt...though i should have checked closer prior to the job.

I hate carpet adhesive.

Wear a respirator if you do this!!!!!! Please!!!!! I slacked on it for some of the time and am still paying for it...headaches...generally feeling like crap. I wore it about 75 percent of the time...should've known better....but I would get in to it and get crankin and forget the mask. dumb.

Thanks to all who provided info on the job. It was all a big motivator and huge help!!!!

Another perk of the job : road noise is way down!!

positive : harder to hear noises under the jeep
negative : harder to hear noises under the jeep

haha.

anyway. great mod. glad it is over. but now i need to get some sealant for the cage mounts...because i don't want any rust.

on to my leaky drive shaft and oil leak!!

greyser is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #62 of 223 Old 07-15-2008, 03:26 PM
SuperGlueHero
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Mint Hill, NC
Posts: 144
I did mine a few weeks ago using this thread as a guide. For some reason I still had half a can left over after 2.5 aplications. Not sure why it went on so thin. I still see some spots I missed in flat places. The problem with this mod is it forces you to address any rust you find. So for me a small rust area that I didn't think a lot about became a softball sized hole in the side and floor. I taped it off so I could deal with it later. Otherwise the process wasn't too bad. Getting everything out of the tub is the hardest part.

2012 JKU - Crush - 3.5" Rock Krawler Lift - 35" Duratracs
SuperGlueHero is offline  
post #63 of 223 Old 08-03-2008, 07:12 PM
joe_o
Registered User
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: MI
Posts: 10
Great write up, you just saved me alot of headaches. Thks.
joe_o is offline  
post #64 of 223 Old 08-04-2008, 06:30 AM
AtzMaBoy
Registered User
1988 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: W-PA
Posts: 101
Quote:
For some reason I still had half a can left over after 2.5 aplications
Where you stirring the product frequently during the application? Instructions state to do so, this keeps the rubberized particles suspended in the solution and allows them to make it to the project.

Dad and I did the job and it did indeed take 95% of the near gallon can.

1988 YJ, 2.5 4cyl TBI, 5 Speed, 4WD, 31's.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
, Herculined. Wrenchin', scrapin', learnin', paintin', enjoy'n! - The "Work in Progress" …continues into '11! (althought she's been on the road since '08! Enjoy it Dad!)
AtzMaBoy is offline  
post #65 of 223 Old 08-09-2008, 09:38 PM
Fred007
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 345
Question: Why mask the drain holes? Could you not just put the plugs back on top of the herc? Or would the thickness of the herc cause the plugs to not fit right? Also, anyone using the rubber plugs that Quadratec sells?

I have my tub almost ready to go, minus the final wash and acetone rub and have been following this thread for direction. Thanks very much for sharing!
Fred007 is offline  
post #66 of 223 Old 08-10-2008, 10:36 PM
TJSport01
Registered User
2001 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Lakewood, CO
Posts: 910
my drain plugs fit just fine and i didnt tape them off

Build Thread:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2001 Jeep TJ, 1in JKS Body Lift, 35x12.50x15in Goodyear Mtr's and a RE 4.5 SF with AA sye, tom woods custom cv drive shaft, tnt tube fenders w/3in flares and flush mounted led turn signals, 1in mml, cobra cb and firestik, custom rock sliders, herced, trail scars

Looking for 4.88s (R&P) for a d44/d30 PM me
TJSport01 is offline  
post #67 of 223 Old 08-10-2008, 10:40 PM Thread Starter
Jeebs
Registered User
 
Jeebs's Avatar
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Over there
Posts: 3,386
You probably don't have to. I did it just in case they wouldn't fit.
Jeebs is offline  
post #68 of 223 Old 08-16-2008, 08:21 PM
Fred007
Registered User
1990 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Madison, WI
Posts: 345
Thanks for posting this writeup and for all the extra comments. Once again, this forum has really helped make the job easier by understanding all the potential issues. Just finished mine today and so far am really happy with the results. I used about 95% for two coats. (and the Hootus was not contaminated...)
Before:

After:
Fred007 is offline  
post #69 of 223 Old 08-16-2008, 08:26 PM
Opihi59
from here it gets rough
 
Opihi59's Avatar
1993 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Beyond Honolulu
Posts: 5,292
Nice work

....I'm not smart, but I can lift heavy things.......

Fill out your PROFILE, and don't forget to look in the FAQ for writeups

I'm stuck on da Rock
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Brian4.2 View Post
We will be going Metric every inch of the way.
Quote:
Originally Posted by 40dog View Post
yes I'm a some guy and have always put gasket sealer on my surfaces before mating
Quote:
Originally Posted by Virjeep View Post
You should go to Pirate. I hear they are real smart over there. You'd fit right in.
Opihi59 is offline  
post #70 of 223 Old 08-22-2008, 03:17 PM
UltimateCC
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: College Station, TX/Peekskill, NY
Posts: 1,029
My can is taking forever to mix, the rubber is like stuck to the bottom of the can, is this normal?
UltimateCC is offline  
post #71 of 223 Old 08-22-2008, 03:27 PM Thread Starter
Jeebs
Registered User
 
Jeebs's Avatar
2001 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Over there
Posts: 3,386
Quote:
Originally Posted by UltimateCC View Post
My can is taking forever to mix, the rubber is like stuck to the bottom of the can, is this normal?
Mine was all settled at the bottom in a big blob of rubber. It took a bit just to break it up and then start mixing.
Jeebs is offline  
post #72 of 223 Old 08-22-2008, 03:54 PM
UltimateCC
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: College Station, TX/Peekskill, NY
Posts: 1,029
i gotta see if i can find a drill to mix it, right now im just chopping it up with a screwdriver but its taking forever and still are in blobs...
UltimateCC is offline  
post #73 of 223 Old 08-23-2008, 11:23 AM
UltimateCC
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: College Station, TX/Peekskill, NY
Posts: 1,029
well i now hate herculiner, i have the **** all over my hands, here in st kitts there is no xyol so while i was mixing it it started to harden and it was too thick to spread on the truck and now i have a full gallon that is junk...im so frustrated and i have a truck thats completely in pieces that i can't drive...i think im gonna try the duplicolor stuff instead as i can't go through this mixing issue again...
UltimateCC is offline  
post #74 of 223 Old 08-23-2008, 11:34 AM
Davisio
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Indiana
Posts: 125
I just used a paint stirrer (wooden style). Had no probs. No need to thin it. Little agitation brought the particles back to the top. Then dabbed it on.
Davisio is offline  
post #75 of 223 Old 08-23-2008, 11:47 AM
UltimateCC
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: College Station, TX/Peekskill, NY
Posts: 1,029
mine was a hard hard hard blob of rubber on the bottom...i think i got a ****ty can...
UltimateCC is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
lift questions , ive searched but no definite answers XlostJeepX TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 5 09-01-2009 07:45 AM
350 conversion questions (hopefully answers) demoguru YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 1 11-25-2008 11:07 AM
3 questions with easy answers !?! jeep2008 TJ Wrangler Technical Forum 19 10-07-2008 06:39 AM
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Your Answers Are Usually Here! NaeKid YJ Wrangler Technical Forum 16 12-17-2007 12:10 AM
Three quick questions I couldnt find answers to redline73 JK Wrangler Technical Forum 12 12-07-2007 01:58 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome