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Unread 01-18-2013, 11:01 AM   #31
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Talked to Kevin, he said that it wouldn't be safe to try and repair it. I'd thought about hammering it back straight and then welding a plate to each side for extra strength (both tabs are bent, but the drivers side is worse). Problem is, I can't weld. So most likely I'll just have to buy a new one which means I'm out another $150 .
Id just say you bent it during normal use. It shouldnt bend like that. I dont have the email any more, but ask Kevin if you can get the Christmas pricing. I think they did a sale of 75$ for the rad support for Christmas. That tells me there is still profit at that price. Maybe he'd be up for it.

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Unread 01-18-2013, 11:13 AM   #32
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What size tires are you running on the bb? Is it a 2"bb?
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Unread 01-19-2013, 11:59 PM   #33
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Id just say you bent it during normal use. It shouldnt bend like that. I dont have the email any more, but ask Kevin if you can get the Christmas pricing. I think they did a sale of 75$ for the rad support for Christmas. That tells me there is still profit at that price. Maybe he'd be up for it.
Well I've already talked to him and he said he could take $30 off, he said he had credited it to my account, but I couldn't find how to use it, and when I messaged the company about it again they didn't respond. Sooooo not sure really, I don't have the money to blow right now, so I'll just have to stay away from wheeling much.


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What size tires are you running on the bb? Is it a 2"bb?
Yeah man, I know it says in here somewhere, but I'm at 2" and on 31x10.5s. It's a good setup for a beginning wheeler like myself.
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Unread 01-23-2013, 10:31 AM   #34
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Great build. Thanks for letting me know you were on JeepForum. We will have to try to meet up and go riding
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Unread 01-23-2013, 11:06 PM   #35
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Photos

My friend (who's a photographer) wanted to get a few pics, so we went out and posed our cars together. annnd we threw a girl on their to make my Jeep look better

Chillin.


Proud Americans... hahah




My friend Kayla




Also, thinking about cutting my bumper up like this:


Not sure yet...
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Unread 01-23-2013, 11:11 PM   #36
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Great build. Thanks for letting me know you were on JeepForum. We will have to try to meet up and go riding
Thanks man! and np! That'd be great! That'd be great! I'd love to see your beast wj in action!
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Unread 01-24-2013, 05:18 AM   #37
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Thanks man! and np! That'd be great! That'd be great! I'd love to see your beast wj in action!
I sent you a PM. Just text me and we can put a ride together
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Unread 01-30-2013, 02:19 PM   #38
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So my local park flooded today, so I decided I'd drive through it! Sadly the gate to cross the bridge was locked and there was no way around, or else I would have gone further into the park. Here's the only pic I got, this is from the bridge, looking towards the street. The water came up probably a foot and a half I'd say, it came up to the bottom of my rocker panels at a few deeper parts.



My buddy was driving that green tacoma in the background, he hopped in to ride with me across the flooded part.


On the bright side, the water was able to wash some of the mud off of my axles and undercarriage
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Unread 01-30-2013, 07:58 PM   #39
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Nice flooding, parking lot near us flooded a few weeks back so we tied a boogie board to the trailer hitch and had a blast surfing the lot.
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Unread 01-31-2013, 03:33 PM   #40
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Unread 01-31-2013, 04:16 PM   #41
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Yanked front bumper off, to tired of it falling off on trails, I'll paint the metal up later.



Annd organized my tools.

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Unread 02-01-2013, 12:38 AM   #42
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Yanked front bumper off, to tired of it falling off on trails, I'll paint the metal up later.

Annd organized my tools.
Got gaurd dogs? How you liking them? What sidewalls did you choose?
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Unread 02-01-2013, 09:48 AM   #43
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Got gaurd dogs? How you liking them? What sidewalls did you choose?
Yeah I do, I like them a lot, can't complain really got 5 for 700 shipped. As far as sidewalls, I didn't get a choice when I got them, I think that may be a new thing that they've started doing. But if you want a nice inexpensive tire, then I definitely recommend them.

The tread is really thick to, one time I found a screw stuck in my tire, so I took it out thinking I'd have to plug it, well I didn't end up even having to, it didn't even puncture the tire.
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Unread 02-03-2013, 10:57 PM   #44
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Finally moved my evap canister, took about 5 minutes while I was on break from work. I zip tied it into the empty space where my old air box was.

Now no canister to hit on stuff!


Zip tied in.
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Unread 02-07-2013, 08:00 PM   #45
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Fascia removed, painted metal bumper

Painted up the front bumper, cleans it up a little.

Before paint


After
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