Looks good. If it's only temporary, how did you mount them? I like the idea. I think if you went steel it'd be strong enough for a hi lift if the protection wraps under the rocker panels and was permanent.
Sorry it took me so long to reply, it's been work,school,work,school ect...
I just used self tapping screws to hold it on haha
Basically i bought the jeep after it had been t-boned (former high school girl's mall crawler) and her grandpa just filled in the rocker with bondo to get the shape back okay enough to cover it with the plastic rocker cladding. I had both bottoms of the front fenders rusted out and I took the plastics off because I have to paint the doors to match and them bedline the lower part. Just temporary because I'm gonna cut out all of the outer rocker sheet metal and fab up rock sliders to tuck up into the rocker, basically just to keep the profile really low on the sliders. I was mostly concerned about covering up that bondo and rust, people laugh at my red doors enough and I don't want them thinking I was the one who used a can on filler on the rocker haha
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On 2/23/12 it finally got done.I took a while but,it was worth the
pain.I paid my 98 Grand Cherokee Laredo off!!! Now I can surely say I AM A JEEP OWNER!! Started on getting thing fixed,headliner replaced on Monday first thing in the morning.Ordering new door sensors of Ebay next.Slowly I will have this lifted.Thanks go out to Jeep Forum for all the info provided by its members. Peace,Love and Jeeps
That looks good 98xj guy, the bumper too. I'd just beef the tire carrier up some more. I dunno if you plan on wheeling it or not, but I've seen some people come down a ledge and the spare tire grab the ledge and bend/rip the whole mount into the hatch. Pretty easy to destroy not only your bumper, but the mounts, probably the framerails, taillights, glass, hatch, etc... There's quite a bit of leverage on that when you think of how much weight and everything is being supported, let alone if you end up snatching or grabbing it on something on the trails.
I didn't do much but found the source of my mystery loss of coolant. I haven't fully looked but somewhere around lower radiator hose or radiator it's self. While I was under there found the source of my slowly disappearing tranny fluid. One of the lines to the tranny cooler is coated in fluid. Blah new projects.
I put it on the battery charger last night. Took it off this morning and started it for the first time in 3 weeks. I figured out why my hood wouldnt latch and put some pb blaster on my door hinges so they dont creek
Night shaded the taillights and attempted to help a friend remove a broken tcase. Might need to get it cut off. I'll post some pics of the taillights tomorrow! Calling for some snow up here in pa finally!