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Unread 04-08-2013, 01:37 PM   #196
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I got the end caps DONE! But I forgot to get more rivets, so they're going on today.
My answer to everyones first question: Why rivets? Cuz I live in a trailer park with a bunch of white trash kids that can't leave things alone.
Rivets have a nice finished look to them as well.

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Unread 04-08-2013, 07:45 PM   #197
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It's NOT done, I have changes yet to come, but here's where I got to today.

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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:02 AM   #198
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Is all of your DP riveted on?
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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:20 AM   #199
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Yes, the rocker kit has 3M tape also.
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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:24 AM   #200
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In my defense (for going with a clean look), in medieval times, the best knights wore the nicest armor
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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:25 AM   #201
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I feel like it wouldn't offer that much protection then.
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Unread 04-09-2013, 09:30 AM   #202
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Why do you say?
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Unread 04-09-2013, 10:28 AM   #203
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Go hit it with a hammer or bang it into a rock and see how your rivets hold up. They'll probably snap. :/
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Unread 04-09-2013, 06:02 PM   #204
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They're stronger than the plastic junk I took off and far less susceptible to even getting hit.
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Unread 04-09-2013, 06:04 PM   #205
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Also the rivets are 3/16" steel.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:16 AM   #206
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Time to get to work on the roof tire rack.
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:42 AM   #207
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Is it going to be diamond plate?
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Unread 04-11-2013, 07:56 AM   #208
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Is it going to be diamond plate?
Aluminum 1.5"/.125 tube, galvanized angle, and roof lights. I have a piece of dp to use for accents, but ... I don't wanna overdo it
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Unread 04-12-2013, 07:23 AM   #209
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I did a mock-up of the roof rack with steel tube left over from the paint booth. 1.5"OD/ 1/16"wall, powder coated.
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Unread 04-14-2013, 01:17 AM   #210
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Putting the tire on the roof tomorrow. We'll see how it goes. My brother has been pushing me to do it. He says there's something "not so offroady" about my Jeep, but he thinks this may be the key. I'll have pics tomorrow to get some opinions.
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