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Unread 05-21-2009, 08:56 PM   #181
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John, im jealous of your WJ.



all you people with grands are gonna convert me yet.....

I may or may not be looking for a grand on KSL right now.

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Unread 05-21-2009, 09:04 PM   #182
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John, im jealous of your WJ.



all you people with grands are gonna convert me yet.....

I may or may not be looking for a grand on KSL right now.
That's right. Join the dark side and together we can rule the galaxy.
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Unread 05-21-2009, 09:31 PM   #183
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John, im jealous of your WJ.



all you people with grands are gonna convert me yet.....

I may or may not be looking for a grand on KSL right now.

just wait to you actually come wheeling with me.. then you'll be itchin' for one for sure!
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Unread 05-21-2009, 09:50 PM   #184
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all you people with your comfortable interiors and your good sound systems and your long wheelbases....
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all you people with your comfortable interiors and your good sound systems and your long wheelbases....
Don't forget the heated seats .. and a V8
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Unread 05-22-2009, 07:03 PM   #186
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Don't forget the heated seats .. and a V8
I was getting there....
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Unread 06-02-2009, 02:19 AM   #187
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TIME TO UNVEIL THE ICELAND BUMPER ON MY WJ!!!!

I took some pics during the process to show ya'll the install...

Before & After

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now I started off by taking off the stock bumper... which on the pre-04 models, the grill and bumper are the same piece...




you just need to grind down the lip between the bumper and grill and they come apart nicely..

grill back on

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then i started bolting in the bracket. Here it is installed..

It is about 11 bolts on both sides... very tough bracket... It bolts all the way back and between the sway bar and "frame." It then sandwiches the frame with the two brackets and then the Cradle for the winch bolts to them...






then you actually have to grind down the corners of the metal behind the bumper so it will fit on.. it barely fits over the front of the vehicle
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and here are the rest of the before and afters!












hopefully some better daytime pics will be taken tomorrow!!!!
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Unread 06-02-2009, 02:43 AM   #191
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Wow that is a nice tough mount ,love it !!! ... ready to go put that bumper to the test this weekend
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oh heck yes! it's solid...
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Unread 06-02-2009, 02:52 AM   #193
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dude... that thing looks sweet as hell! how thick is the fiberglass tho? id be worried about punching a hole in it depending on how thick it is
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Unread 06-02-2009, 02:55 AM   #194
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question tho how does the fiber glass mount to the mount ?? through the dring mounts ?
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Unread 06-02-2009, 02:58 AM   #195
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well you see the black brackets on the front? they have two bolts each that bolt to the front of the bracket.. then you screw the sides into the fenders..

the fiberglass is AT LEAST 1/4" thick.. its solid!
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