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Unread 02-26-2014, 12:10 PM   #16
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I'll second the PINK recommendation.

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Unread 02-26-2014, 12:18 PM   #17
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Have you considered black? It's a classic.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 12:28 PM   #18
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Throw it in the garbage and get a chrome one.

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Unread 02-26-2014, 12:49 PM   #19
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Flat black, its the new gloss.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 01:02 PM   #20
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Alright, I'll try to give you a semi-serious response.

Keep in mind that you asked a question that comes down to a matter of personal opinion. I suspect that you're getting these sarcastic responses because most people don't think the diff covers are a feature that should stand out.

I tend to agree with that. To me, it reeks of "I'm trying hard to be noticed." From a design standpoint, I don't think diff covers are particularly attractive. So I'm not sure why anybody would try to highlight or call them to attention. For hot rods, that genre is often about showing off the modifications you've made. So if the JEep were a hot rod, I could understand why you'd want to show off the fact that you modified your gearing and/or added limited slip. But the Jeep isn't a hot rod, so it doesn't really fit the genre. In my personal opinion, on the "form vs function" spectrum, Jeeps should be biased toward function because it better reflects the purpose of the vehicle.

But if I were absolutely forced to give you an answer that is not black, then I'd chose charcoal or something subtle. I suspect that's not the answer you wanted though.

End of the day, it's your jeep. Do what makes you happy... which means this thread is pointless because nobody here knows what makes you happy except you! ;-)
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Unread 02-26-2014, 02:48 PM   #21
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If you're going to paint them at least take them off and change the fluid so it's not a complete waste of time.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 02:56 PM   #22
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If you want to paint it I would try to match another color on the jeep such as maybe your shocks or springs, maybe.

As far as pink? maybe if you paint a nipple in the middle of them in support of breast cancer awareness?
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Unread 02-26-2014, 03:57 PM   #23
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I think pink would look faaaaaabulous!!
Corrected that for you.

I think a lot of folks on here would have to paint theirs rust to match the rest of the undercarriage.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 03:58 PM   #24
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Corrected that for you.

I think a lot of folks on here would have to paint theirs rust to match the rest of the undercarriage.
That's what mine is
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Unread 02-26-2014, 04:20 PM   #25
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Semi-gloss black with grade 8 bolts. I get compliments on my rear all the time... oh wait...



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Unread 02-26-2014, 04:24 PM   #26
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I'll second the PINK recommendation.
Where I'm from they're pink on the inside.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 04:47 PM   #27
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Black...

The grade 8 bolts look nice but what happens if you have one snap off and have to try and drill it out?
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Unread 02-26-2014, 04:51 PM   #28
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Black...

The grade 8 bolts look nice but what happens if you have one snap off and have to try and drill it out?
I'll let you know, if it happens. So far, in about 8 years, no problem.
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Unread 02-26-2014, 05:03 PM   #29
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Unread 02-26-2014, 05:43 PM   #30
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