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post #16 of 185 Old 08-17-2012, 04:59 PM Thread Starter
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Day 2- Ensured proper drying of the end caps and removed the tape. This completes the process for the end caps!! Woohoo! Now to continue with the rails…after allowing the Rust Reformer to dry overnight, I began day 2 by taping off the mounting plates that attach the rail to the frame. Again, this is optional, however I figured that since the mounting plates are already black and I didn’t want to **** up the new paint when re-installing them, it was better to just leave them be.
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After taping, I sanded down the WHOLE rail (including the Rust Reformer) with 150-grit. Next, I degreased the WHOLE rail, making sure not to leave any fine dirt/sanding particles behind. As for any restoration, preparation is key so take your time!!! After all that, it was time for the bedliner. Again, I did 3 coats to ensure great protection as well as a nice texture. Waited about 15 minutes between coats. Lastly, I let them dry overnight before putting them back on the Jeep.
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Day 3-Final touch-ups, reassembly, and reinstallation!! Look over your work to see if you missed any spots. Then, simply attach all the parts in reverse order, step back, and admire your work! But don’t get too excited until you put them back on the Jeep! Looks awesome IMO. I really enjoyed this project and the final result was amazing…the texture, the protection, the look, everything came out great!
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If I missed anything or if you have any other questions, let me know! If you decide to take on this project, good luck and post your final results here!



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post #17 of 185 Old 08-17-2012, 05:31 PM Thread Starter
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Here are some before and after pics. It was a cloudy day when I put them back on, so they don't look that dark. I'll try to get some better pics when it's sunny again!
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1998 ZJ Limited 5.9 SOLD!
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Wow, I really like the darker look. Great work on it, especially with the clean up, rust removal, that will save you in the long run! Better to catch it now.

~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600’s | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

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Wow, I really like the darker look. Great work on it, especially with the clean up, rust removal, that will save you in the long run! Better to catch it now.
Thank you sir! Hope all that work keeps the rust at bay for a long time.

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Thank you sir! Hope all that work keeps the rust at bay for a long time.
The Rust Reformer is some pretty good stuff, then sealing it with bedliner should be good to go.

~ 04 WJ Overland 4.7 HO | Graphite Metallic | Quadra-Drive | Vari-Locks | Bilstein 4600’s | ADDCO Sway Bar | Powerstick Exhaust | RB1 | SuperChips Tuned | Much More to Come ~

~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | OME HD Springs | Bilstein 5100’s | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Scott the rails look AWESOME! That faded grey really gets old after a while. Also kudos on the awesome tutorial for those I'm sure many will appreciate it. I'm going to picture spam for anybody who would like another pic of how the bed liner works out... I like it better on your jeep the deep colors match, not like having a white WJ helps hahaha. Did they ever make a white overland WJ? Never seen one before

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Scott the rails look AWESOME! That faded grey really gets old after a while. Also kudos on the awesome tutorial for those I'm sure many will appreciate it. I'm going to picture spam for anybody who would like another pic of how the bed liner works out... I like it better on your jeep the deep colors match, not like having a white WJ helps hahaha. Did they ever make a white overland WJ? Never seen one before

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Thanks man, i appreciate that! Hopefully some other people will even see my build thread haha but yes, i hope people can use this write-up as a guide. Overlands weren't offered in white, but i must say Limited's in white with the chrome wheels look pretty good.

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Heres a better pic of the rock rails in the sun...

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The pictures look so much better on my huge PC screen. Turned out great! I like the sun shinning on the rims, sweet!

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~ 04 WJ Laredo 4.0 | Selec-Trac | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Silent Armor 245/70/17's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon HU | Alpine Speakers, Amps, and Subs | Bilstein SS | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars | Lots of Cool Stuff ~

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The pictures look so much better on my huge PC screen. Turned out great! I like the sun shinning on the rims, sweet!
Thanks dude...this picture still sucks because there is a bush blocking some of the sun lol, but it gives you an idea.

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Time for some new Overland badges! Mmmm shiny...
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Kelly at the track! Audi eating my V8 exhaust She ran great considering MT claimed 1/4 time to be 15.2@88 when it was new!
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Got a set of OEM tinted tails, still decideing on whether or not to keep them...
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They actually look pretty good and I'm not one for tinted lights. I LOVE the LED replacement lights that are going around (not the ricey altezzas obviously) you need a set!!!

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They actually look pretty good and I'm not one for tinted lights. I LOVE the LED replacement lights that are going around (not the ricey altezzas obviously) you need a set!!!

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Agreed, i like the look but i'm thinking they're a bit too dark and that becomes a safety hazzard. But what are these LED tails you speak of? Post a link!

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