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post #31561 of Old 04-08-2014, 07:08 PM
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Where did you get yours from? I got mine from rockauto and getting those clips on was a pain in the ***. Ended up breaking half of them and pulling some from the old lights.
When i did mine i got all 6 front lights from amazon for $60 shipping and all and i didnt use the plastic clips or the adjusters. I used threaded rod, nuts, and washers and bolted them directly to my header panel since i had to replace it too. They are easy to adjust and rhey are more solid then the ball and socket joints with the adjusters.

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post #31562 of Old 04-08-2014, 07:19 PM
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Where did you get yours from? I got mine from rockauto and getting those clips on was a pain in the ***. Ended up breaking half of them and pulling some from the old lights.
Put some grease on the adjuster screws that the headlights mount onto. It made a HUGE difference when I installed my aftermarket ones, after breaking 3 of the clips.

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post #31563 of Old 04-08-2014, 07:21 PM
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Where did you get yours from? I got mine from rockauto and getting those clips on was a pain in the ***. Ended up breaking half of them and pulling some from the old lights.
I got them from partsgeek.com for $18 each w/lamps.

http://www.partsgeek.com/catalog/199..._assembly.html

I'm guessing I'll have difficulties and breakage during the process.
So I picked up a package of 5 minute epoxy putty for possible reassembly purposes.

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post #31564 of Old 04-08-2014, 07:22 PM
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Put some grease on the adjuster screws that the headlights mount onto. It made a HUGE difference when I installed my aftermarket ones, after breaking 3 of the clips.
Thanks for the tip!
I'll make sure to do that!

EDIT: I just noticed that you're only about 40 min away from me. Hi "neighbor"!

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post #31565 of Old 04-08-2014, 08:11 PM
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Took a look at my radiator. Yup, it's leaking. I blame my wife. She blames me for everything else so it's fair.

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post #31566 of Old 04-08-2014, 11:44 PM
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Got some tweeter brackets from a salvage Laredo, and found a suitable Mopar hitch while I was there. Won't be buying the hitch just yet. Can't afford it. I still would like to though. Chrysler's never gonna get around to this recall.

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post #31567 of Old 04-09-2014, 05:05 AM
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Thanks for the tip!
I'll make sure to do that!

EDIT: I just noticed that you're only about 40 min away from me. Hi "neighbor"!
No problem! I've used lithium grease, and I also have a bunch of extra clips somewhere I think if you break any. Ordered some from Kolak, but I ended up not needing them haha.

Whereabouts are you in Maine?

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post #31568 of Old 04-09-2014, 08:05 AM
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Took a look at my radiator. Yup, it's leaking. I blame my wife. She blames me for everything else so it's fair.
I'll have to try that lol.

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post #31569 of Old 04-09-2014, 01:22 PM
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No problem! I've used lithium grease, and I also have a bunch of extra clips somewhere I think if you break any. Ordered some from Kolak, but I ended up not needing them haha.

Whereabouts are you in Maine?
I'll keep that in mind!
I live in Phippsburg (Bath area).
If you've been to Fort Popham/Fort Baldwin/Popham Beach, you drove by my house to get there.

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post #31570 of Old 04-09-2014, 01:50 PM
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Well on the way home about a block away and I hit some bumps, usually no biggie. But it started shaking like crazy. Get it home and look up under it and the uni-body on the passenger side where the rear control arm bolts in broke. Tore the floor boards out and everything. Guess she is headed to the scrap heap. She had a good long 21 years and 356000 miles...

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Well on the way home about a block away and I hit some bumps, usually no biggie. But it started shaking like crazy. Get it home and look up under it and the uni-body on the passenger side where the rear control arm bolts in broke. Tore the floor boards out and everything. Guess she is headed to the scrap heap. She had a good long 21 years and 356000 miles... RIP MoJeeP.
Patch weld it and cheap long arms?
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Patch weld it and cheap long arms?
Can't really afford all that and it looks like the driver side is getting ready to go any time now. I wish I was able to fix it but I dont think I will...

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post #31573 of Old 04-09-2014, 03:46 PM
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Dismounted my spare and going to experiment painting it with Rustoleum Hammered black paint. My buddy just painted his winch with it and I came out pretty good. We'll see...

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post #31574 of Old 04-09-2014, 05:16 PM
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Dismounted my spare and going to experiment painting it with Rustoleum Hammered black paint. My buddy just painted his winch with it and I came out pretty good. We'll see...
I like it, painted my old tj with it
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post #31575 of Old 04-09-2014, 05:25 PM
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I like it, painted my old tj with it
That looks awesome!

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