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Unread 06-24-2008, 10:40 PM   #241
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Looks pretty good. Little tip on the custom lightbar, when i made mine i cut off about 6-8 inches so there wasnt ends sticking out.





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Unread 06-24-2008, 10:45 PM   #242
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the edges are going to be camera mounts. i might cut it off later but for now, it works. thanks for the idea though.
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Unread 06-25-2008, 06:22 AM   #243
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Since I had already replaced my front Rusty's shocks with OME's, it was time to tackle the rears last night. Thinking the previous owner had already replaced the stock shocks with Rusty's parts, I figured I'd be perfectly fine with the upper shock bolts. Wrong. First one came out just fine with the impact. 2nd twisted right off. 3rd came out nicely so I figured I'd take it easy and try a ratchet on the last one. Spun it off. WOW was it a pain drilling those out and tapping the hole again. Got it done but took forever.

I also removed the stock bumpstops to put on longer ones from JO. The stock ones were dryrotted and starting to rust the metal underneath, so I scraped off all the rust and paint and sprayed the framerail with undercoating. Also took the rear sway bar off and undercoated where that used to be. I didn't know what size the shock bolts were, so I had to use the bumpstop bolts to hold the shocks in. I'll be getting new bolts for both hopefully tomorrow and can replace the shock bolts as well as put the bumpstops back in.
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Unread 06-25-2008, 09:24 AM   #244
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got my KCs off and hellas on. Boxed up the KCs and shipped em out.
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Unread 06-25-2008, 11:07 AM   #245
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thanks again millhouse..the KCs will be put to good use

now get some pics of the hellas
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Unread 06-25-2008, 08:00 PM   #246
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yup. Got the FF500s today and they are the same exact thing as the standard 500s, the only difference is the light cover is a different design. Both driving lights have the same exact lense

I put the 500s on today and to be honest while they are plastic, they feel sturdier and beefier than the KC slimlites, and they are much more user friendly the way they mount. The screw that adjusts them up and down also allows side to side motion, so i dont need to loosen the screw that keeps them mounted.
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Unread 06-25-2008, 10:29 PM   #247
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today i got the firestik re-mounted now on the roof rack and got the radio back in the jeep. (not mounted or wired..its sitting on the passengers side floor. didnt have time to rig it up before work.) i just need to get it back in if i end up going wheeling tomorrow. makes communicating a hell of alot easier ofcourse.

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ill get it re-tuned tomorrow when i get the radio wired up. only time ive worried about it hitting anything was today going under a low bridge. it didnt hit.
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Unread 06-25-2008, 11:52 PM   #248
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Installed wires for my roofrack and installed fuse box in the engine room.
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Unread 06-26-2008, 12:09 AM   #249
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aircruiser, you should not have to worry about it hitting much other than tree's and drive through's. i have a 10' whip mounted on the roof and i dont touch power lines or overpasses so i think your alright.
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Unread 06-26-2008, 05:36 AM   #250
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Aircruiser, man I love your Jeep! That roof-rack/light combo is great. Nice work

As for me, today I am making preparations for my weekend wheeling trip. Check all fluids, no loose bolts, etc...
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Unread 06-26-2008, 12:53 PM   #251
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thanks man, i appreciate the compliments. im glad i didnt spend money on soft 8s and spent the money on the lights instead. as for hitting stuff, i dont worry to much. i did fold it down on the trail today however.

and yea, thats what i did today..went wheeling.


me and my friend redhatman..i took my xj and he took his zj.











more pictures in the xj wheeling thread
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Unread 06-26-2008, 04:29 PM   #252
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Threw on my spare tire/tire mount on my roofrack. thanks mill
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Unread 06-26-2008, 04:32 PM   #253
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No problem, thank you for contributing to my bumper fund.

Heres the latest pics of my xj, just took these a minute ago.





A more detailed pic of the Surco Basketball hoop attachment.






I was gonna do more, but it was lightning and whatnot.
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Unread 06-26-2008, 05:25 PM   #254
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Damn those clips are rusted out. those will come off nice and easy
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Unread 06-26-2008, 06:45 PM   #255
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i refilled it with power steering fluid
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