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Unread 10-13-2010, 08:04 PM   #451
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came across this. He works near me, I have given him a JF card but haven't heard anything. He is making a sweet rear bumper/tire carrier.


he's got to be on here. I'll try to take a better pic in some light soon

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Unread 10-13-2010, 09:38 PM   #452
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finally restored my headlights using turtlewax headlight restorer kit im pretty happy with the results
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Unread 10-13-2010, 10:47 PM   #453
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finally restored my headlights using turtlewax headlight restorer kit im pretty happy with the results
A viable alternative to sanding and buffing is using a foam pad on a drill with some aluminum polish. The polish is abrasive enough that it will effectively remove a lot of the uv staining but won't damage the plastic. I've done it to two ZJs with headlights of the same condition and they both turned out great. It may cost more to do, but at least you don't have to sand!
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Unread 10-14-2010, 12:52 AM   #454
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bought it a nice 8.8
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Unread 10-14-2010, 08:44 AM   #455
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took it to go look at another ZJ. a '96 with 2500 miles on fresh rebuild eng and tranny. From what I saw it looked good, a little wear on the seats. A high end laredo, leather, and many goodies, tow package tow hooks, possible upcountry? Man, if I had room money and a reason it just might find it's way to my house.
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Unread 10-14-2010, 09:14 AM   #456
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If it's got skids and hooks, it should have upcountry.
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Unread 10-14-2010, 09:54 AM   #457
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I installed some 1.5'' wheel spacers. Took care of my rubbing issues.
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Unread 10-14-2010, 05:44 PM   #458
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Hella's!!!! $20!!!!!! Wal-mart!!!!! Now!!!!! Clearance!!!!!
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Unread 10-14-2010, 09:02 PM   #459
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Hella's!!!! $20!!!!!! Wal-mart!!!!! Now!!!!! Clearance!!!!!
wtf really? in the clearance section or just have a clearance price??
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[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


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Unread 10-14-2010, 09:56 PM   #460
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yeah! at mine they have re-merchandised the automotive lighting area and they are right across from where they use to be with a ****-ton of other lights on clearance. there was one each of the 500's and 500FF. I picked up the FF's. i wanted both but the wife threw a fit.....lol
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Unread 10-15-2010, 07:59 PM   #461
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took it to go look at another ZJ. a '96 with 2500 miles on fresh rebuild eng and tranny. From what I saw it looked good, a little wear on the seats. A high end laredo, leather, and many goodies, tow package tow hooks, possible upcountry? Man, if I had room money and a reason it just might find it's way to my house.
My up country doesnt have leather seats, but it does have the tow package, skids and tow hooks

On topic: Replaced all four ****ty BJs
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Unread 10-15-2010, 08:12 PM   #462
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yeah! at mine they have re-merchandised the automotive lighting area and they are right across from where they use to be with a ****-ton of other lights on clearance. there was one each of the 500's and 500FF. I picked up the FF's. i wanted both but the wife threw a fit.....lol
just went to walmart. they were all redtagged but still just as expensive.....
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1995 XJ- 4.0 HO, ax-15(stolen for swap), stock
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2002 GMC Sierra 1500 ECSB-roadtrip/long haul vehicle
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[QUOTE=bddisi;6376248]Glad you are ok. If you were a cat, you would be down to 8.:D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=Greengc4x4;10782815]Everything looks great, Hellen Keller! :D[/QUOTE]


[QUOTE=rritch;10960201]plastic + Fuel + Ignition = "Bubba wake up this is gonna be good" :rofl:[/QUOTE]


[CENTER][COLOR="Purple"]RIP William Anthony Kolich(DAD)
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Unread 10-15-2010, 11:28 PM   #463
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Thanks to 94chb, he sent me a new temperature sensor for my OVHD display. Couple weeks ago the OVHD display was reading 163F, then went to SC

94chb sent me the new sensor, I installed it and all is well now!!

And I also cleared my tail lights, I VHTd them, now I will let the clear cure then wet sand them down and polish them
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Unread 10-15-2010, 11:51 PM   #464
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I seafoamed the oil and changed it. Got my new Hughes Plenum kit, will start on that soon. funny how I rebuilt the motor in may but It already blew out a plenum gasket. oh well it will never do it after this
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Unread 10-16-2010, 10:44 AM   #465
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Finally got my DW under control with new LCA bushings. The old bushings were so bad they came out first then the metal sleeve that held the bushing came out last.

what a difference.... night and day..... I can drive on the freeways again

And last night couple buds and I installed my 3" Jegs exhaust. The fit is tighter then what a priest experiences from a 6th grade alter boy. But it fit.

The clamps don't hold very well so this week it looks like i will need some exhaust welding.
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