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Unread 07-14-2013, 11:40 PM   #51016
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Optima red top dry cell battery
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Unread 07-15-2013, 03:28 AM   #51017
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Rough day today, but i did manage to get the carpet in the truck, so all in all a good day i suppose. Insulation turned out great. No gaps, and fit very snuggly. Carpet was a total bear in everyway possible lol. Ended up cutting out too much by the stick and the t case lever. But ill patch it up, its not that bad im over it now. I was pissed when i realized it lol.

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Looks nice
Tidy

What particular type is that silver insulation is that you are using on the floor?

- I've got everything from Al foil (trans hump), windshield reflective screen cut & glued inside door panels (and soon more) and space blanket ...

that stuff you have looks thicker
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Unread 07-15-2013, 06:48 AM   #51018
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Looks nice
Tidy

What particular type is that silver insulation is that you are using on the floor?

- I've got everything from Al foil (trans hump), windshield reflective screen cut & glued inside door panels (and soon more) and space blanket ...

that stuff you have looks thicker
Its called ez cool insulation. Its probably 3/8 thick . To thick for the door panels, but perfect for everything else if you ask me. The space blanket is a good idea lol.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:14 AM   #51019
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Wife was messing around with a silver sharpie and I got intrigued, stole it and did the Jeep logo on my steering wheel.
Those are some amazing coloring inside the lines skills D:
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:20 AM   #51020
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Those are some amazing coloring inside the lines skills D:
I had to laugh, only cuz one of you "hard-core" guys took something black and made it shine.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:41 AM   #51021
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Optima red top dry cell battery
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Ever since Johnson Controls bought Optima their quality has been junk, we buy them by the pallet at work (were an OEM), I cant count the number of their blue tops we had returned for warranty or never pasted our testing. Before JC bought them out we never had a problem.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:47 AM   #51022
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Diehard Platinum /discussion

Ever since Johnson Controls bought Optima their quality has been junk, we buy them by the pallet at work (were an OEM), I cant count the number of their blue tops we had returned for warranty or never pasted our testing. Before JC bought them out we never had a problem.
The blue tops are prone to failure cuz they're a marine model, but because of its higher rated statistics, people try to use them as a super battery and **** them up.
I had heard they were lower quality now. Glad I got mine before the "Canadians" screwed that up too. Idk if it was Canadians. I was just reflecting.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:52 AM   #51023
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I bought an xj!
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Unread 07-15-2013, 09:52 AM   #51024
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Unread 07-15-2013, 10:46 AM   #51025
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got the 8.8 in and flexed it out, just gotta trim the rear quarter panel on the pass side like the drivers and no rub



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Unread 07-15-2013, 12:42 PM   #51026
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Diehard Platinum /discussion

Ever since Johnson Controls bought Optima their quality has been junk, we buy them by the pallet at work (were an OEM), I cant count the number of their blue tops we had returned for warranty or never pasted our testing. Before JC bought them out we never had a problem.
+1 Optimas are junk now that production has been changed to Mexico. The guys at Advance and Autozone said they get tons of them back for warranty. My yellow top died at exactly 1.5 years old. My friend's yellow top died after a year. He has had his second one for about 6 months so far.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 01:28 PM   #51027
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I hope you have, or start a build thread. I am really interested in doing the same to mine but haven't had any experience with a stroker before.

'00 XJ not quite there..
my only build thread is on Expedition Portal in the jeep section, thread title Project Brooke. havent updated in awhile cause I havent touched the Jeep lately. should get back on it soon. there is also a website dedicated to building a jeep stroker. think its just jeepstrokers.com or something. I may start a new thread on here again, we'll see, depends how fast the build goes.

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my strobes with control box in ashtray area of center console
but where does the spare change go?
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Unread 07-15-2013, 01:51 PM   #51028
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congrats

pics?
once I get it on the trails..

today I will fill the tank for the first time and go by the shop and borrow the compression tester.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 02:11 PM   #51029
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Those are some amazing coloring inside the lines skills D:
Haha I nearly had an anuerysm from concentrating so hard.

And thank for battery suggestions guys. Ive ran an Optima yellowtop in the trunk of my foxbody a few years ago. Liked it but its more than I need for this application. I too had heard of their QC issues now, so that was ruled out anyway.

Ill check around on Diehard or an Interstate. Ive got a couple weeks before my next wheeling trip to get it figured out.
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Unread 07-15-2013, 02:59 PM   #51030
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torqued down a bunch of suspension and steering components and adjusted the steering box. Jeep drives a lot better, everything was so loose.
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