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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:00 PM   #1
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Tell me what you think about this please

So I am trimming my render flairs and also grinned off the bed liner I am going to pain about a inch above the fender with a gloss white or black?? Help me out with the color thanks

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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
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i like the black...
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:32 PM   #3
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i dont get why you grinded it all off the way you did, the paint isnt going to come out smoothnow. id bedline over it again
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:33 PM   #4
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and the front doesnt need to be cut and folded, just cut the line you want
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:43 PM   #5
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i dont get why you grinded it all off the way you did, the paint isnt going to come out smoothnow. id bedline over it again
I'm going to sand it and it should come out smooth
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:43 PM   #6
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and the front doesnt need to be cut and folded, just cut the line you want
I know but it won't come out smooth like the back?
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Unread 07-29-2011, 10:45 PM   #7
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The fold is also going to help keep the wheel well in because only a fyew screws are holding it in
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Unread 07-29-2011, 11:07 PM   #8
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i dig it.

mind i ask, what % tint you running?

could be cus the overcast in pics but looks like 20 all around??
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Unread 07-29-2011, 11:12 PM   #9
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i dig it.

mind i ask, what % tint you running?

could be cus the overcast in pics but looks like 20 all around??
It's been a while so I'm not sure I remember but I'm thinking it's 15% maybe 5% you can't see in unless there is a light in the car or some sort of light is get g through I love it it really makes the xj look good
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Unread 07-29-2011, 11:52 PM   #10
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yeah thats prob 5% solid black windows on a white xj= winning.
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Unread 07-30-2011, 01:48 AM   #11
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I'm going to sand it and it should come out smooth
by the looks of how you did it, it looks like your gonna need to bondo it to get a smooth look back. like i said before id just beline it again

it wont be smooth regardless because it had relife cuts and you will feel/see them still. trim it all the way around and put door edge trimming around it, that will be smooth. thats also why i didnt do any trimming on my rear wells, just hammered them up and they folded in just like everyone elses

and by wheel well do you mean the rubber wheel well? those things are garbage. they hold more moisture/mud/dirt behind them causing your jeep to possibly rust out faster than it would without them. mine have been gone since the day i got my jeep over 3 years ago. cleaned the little rust i found behind them and i havent had an issue since.
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Unread 07-30-2011, 01:54 AM   #12
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by the looks of how you did it, it looks like your gonna need to bondo it to get a factory look back. like i said before id just beline it again
It's pretty smooth now it's just the missing paint you see I hit it really light I was surprised too at how smooth it already is but I'm just tired of bed liner
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Unread 07-30-2011, 01:57 AM   #13
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It's pretty smooth now it's just the missing paint you see I hit it really light I was surprised too at how smooth it already is but I'm just tired of bed liner
okie dokie. hopefully it comes out nice
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Unread 07-30-2011, 01:57 AM   #14
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by the looks of how you did it, it looks like your gonna need to bondo it to get a smooth look back. like i said before id just beline it again

it wont be smooth regardless because it had relife cuts and you will feel/see them still. trim it all the way around and put door edge trimming around it, that will be smooth. thats also why i didnt do any trimming on my rear wells, just hammered them up and they folded in just like everyone elses

and by wheel well do you mean the rubber wheel well? those things are garbage. they hold more moisture/mud/dirt behind them causing your jeep to possibly rust out faster than it would without them. mine have been gone since the day i got my jeep over 3 years ago. cleaned the little rust i found behind them and i havent had an issue since.
Doyou thi k I should just yank them out?? What about the exposed hole behind the front tire and the vacuum under the front bumper
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Unread 07-30-2011, 02:05 AM   #15
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Doyou thi k I should just yank them out?? What about the exposed hole behind the front tire and the vacuum under the front bumper
not sure what exposed hole you speak of. all the stuff the splash gaurd covers gets wet in the rain and wheeling anyways. its a useless anoying part IMO
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