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post #16 of 39 Old 11-13-2012, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
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black corners it is! gonna be ordering them today. anyone have any opinion on which brand to get?

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post #17 of 39 Old 11-13-2012, 06:49 PM
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Not an option you mentioned, but I like the small orange corners like on Cameleer's ZJ. Ive seen them on ebay. I everything else looks hokey in my opinion.
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post #18 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 05:07 AM Thread Starter
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those are pretty cool too but i like the black ones with the little orange inside. think thats what im gonna get
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post #19 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 09:05 AM
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black corners it is! gonna be ordering them today. anyone have any opinion on which brand to get?
I love how like, all of us with black corners posted in here.

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post #20 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 09:42 AM
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I like the black corners just my 2cents
#thumbs up
Just did the headlights to #AngryJeep
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post #21 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 10:45 AM
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^ nice
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post #22 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 12:19 PM
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Looks great, can you do a write up on how you did it and what to look out for?

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paint that cladding. just did mine the other day and i'de have to say it turned out pretty well





- also that is a 3.5 inch lift as well with 31s
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post #23 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 12:44 PM
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Just did the headlights to #AngryJeep
Those are probably the meanest eyes I've seen on a jeep.......ever

OP: if your feeling brave. A can of VHT dark light spray tint is around 15 bucks. I did that with mine and they look sexy.

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post #24 of 39 Old 11-14-2012, 02:36 PM
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Not an option you mentioned, but I like the small orange corners like on Cameleer's ZJ. Ive seen them on ebay. I everything else looks hokey in my opinion.
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post #25 of 39 Old 11-19-2012, 07:17 AM Thread Starter
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ok so i got the black corners ordered. now im looking at a set of d window style wheels. what would be the best backspacing? im running 31x10.5x15 with no lift.

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post #26 of 39 Old 11-19-2012, 08:26 AM
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now im looking at a set of d window style wheels. what would be the best backspacing?.
I have 3.75" on mine, they help keep the 31's from rubbing... i'd suggest that, or 4". Btw mine are black 8's. (i like them better then d windows as its a little more modern and less cheap looking imo)

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post #27 of 39 Old 11-19-2012, 08:34 AM
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I have 4inch soft 8s as well. Imo i feel like 4inches almost sticks out too much and i might have gone with 4.25. but its is miniscule. With 4.25 you would probably have to trim more though, but it would only be a small amount

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post #28 of 39 Old 12-10-2012, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Little update: battery terminals took a dump on me. spent a whopping 8 bucks for new ones. wish i saw the military style terminals thread before tho. oh and got my build sheet from jeep. here it is:



Vehicle Description: JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE
Model Year: 1995
Body Model: ZJ J L 74

Sales Code Description
*TL Lux Leather Trimmed Bucket Seats
ADBP Protection Group
AFFP Luxury Group
AHX Trailer Tow Group IV
APAS Monotone Paint
ARNP Laredo Decor Group
BARS 90 Amp Alternator
BCES 600 Amp Maintenance Free Battery
BRGS Anti-Lock 4-Wheel-Disc Brakes
CACP Low Back Bucket Seats
CFNS Rear 60/40 Folding Seat
CGTS Driver Air Bag Only
CKDP Floor Carpet
CKNS Cargo Compartment Carpet
CKRP Cargo Net
CKTP Cargo Tie Down Loops
CLEP Front & Rear Floor Mats
CSAS Spare Tire Cover
CSCP Cargo Compartment Cover
CSRS Passenger Assist Handles
CUFS Full Length Floor Console
CUNP Overhead Console
CXHS Steering Column Locking Slip Collar
DGB All 4-Speed Automatic Transmissions
DGRS 4-Spd. Automatic 46RH Transmission
DHAS Lock-Up Torque Converter
DHRS Single Speed On Demand Transfer Case
DMEP 3.73 Rear Axle Ratio
DRMS Dana 35C/194MM Rear Axle
EAAC All Engines
ELF 5.2L V8 MPI Engine
GBBS Tinted Windshield Glass
GCBS Front Door Tinted Glass
GEGP Deep Tint Sunscreen Glass
GFAS Rear Window Defroster
GNCP Sun Visors w/Illum Vanity Mirrors
GNKP Rear View Auto Dim Mirror
GRMP Left Power Heated Mirror
GSMP Right Power Heated Mirror
GTM Power Heated Mirrors
GVBC All Vehicles W/Power Mirrors
GXMS Remote Keyless Entry
HAAS Air Conditioning
HGAS Hood Insulation
HGDS Deluxe Insulation Group
JAYS Instrument Cluster w/Tach
JCDS 100 MPH Primary Speedometer
JHAS Var Intermittent Windshield Wipers
JHBS Rear Window Wiper/Washer
JJAS Cigar Lighter
JJBS Dual Note Electric Horns
JKAS Locking Glove Box
JKDS Remote Fuel Door Release
JPAS Power Windows
JPBS Power Locks
JPTP Power Front Driver/Passenger Seats
LACS Illuminated Entry
LAGS Warning Chime
LAZP Vehicle Information Center
LBBS Courtesy Lamps
LBCS Glove Box Lamp
LBDS Ash Tray Lamp
LDAS Underhood Lamp
LDBS Cargo Compartment Lamp
LETP Traveler/Mini Trip Computer
LMGP Automatic Headlamps
LPSS CHMSL Lamp
LSAP Security Alarm
MDAP Front License Plate Bracket
MFZP Bright Grille
MHAS Black Windshield Moldings
MWGS Roof Rack
NAAS Federal Emissions
NHMS Speed Control
NMCP Heavy Duty Engine Cooling
PMB Wildberry Pearl Coat
QMBS Wildberry Pearl Coat
RAAC All Radio Equipped Vehicles
RBC AM/FM Comp Disc Radio w/Equalizer
RCGP 6 Speakers
RDCP Power Antenna
SBAS Power Rack and Pinion Steering
SCGS Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
SDAS Normal Duty Suspension
SUAS Tilt Steering Column
TBGS Compact Spare Tire
TBLS Inside Mounted Spare Tire
TRN P225/75R15 OWL Wrangler AT Tires
TZAS Goodyear Brand Tires
WJ6P 15X7.0 Sport Aluminum Wheels
WLZC All Aluminum Wheels
YAAS Build To U.S. Mkt. Specifications
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post #29 of 39 Old 12-10-2012, 10:32 PM
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paint that cladding. just did mine the other day and i'de have to say it turned out pretty well

- also that is a 3.5 inch lift as well with 31s
What did you use to paint it? Thinking about painting mine
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post #30 of 39 Old 12-10-2012, 11:00 PM
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Cameleer's ZJ.
gahhhh, have to go change my pants now

Reliability is relative
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