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Unread 08-07-2010, 05:43 PM   #406
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Looking good. Can't wait for the final results.

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Unread 08-07-2010, 06:14 PM   #407
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looking good so far cant wait to see them on the jeep
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Western Mass 4x4 KEVIN'S OFF ROAD IRON ROCK OFFROAD

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Unread 08-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #408
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Well, I was in the zone last night. Stayed up til 4AM getting everything wired up and the way I wanted it. Turned out nice in my opinion.



I'm really glad I painted the body underneath the bumper. It hides the fact that there is a small gap between the bumper and the body pretty good.





Here is some of the wiring I did for the reverse light and tag light. Before I actually painted it, I drilled and tapped some holes to place these hoops to hold the wiring in place. It turned out great. I ended up not being able to use the extra Hella 500 for the reverse light. It was just to big. I just went to walmart and picked up a cheap fog light set and swapping in the 100W H3 bulb that I had in my Hella. It's pretty dang bright. For the tag light, I used a "Add-a-Circuit" from Autozone. Basically gives you a tap off whatever fuse you want on the fuse box. I ended up tapping off the lo-beam fuse, so when my headlights come on, the tag light comes on. Everything works flawlessly.



My only complaint is the jack carrier. There is just about only one way to mount it without hitting the shackle mounts. Before that, I had to get a BFH to the jack mounts to lower them cause the jack wouldn't go on with the tire installed. I got something to work finally, so it ain't a big deal really.

All in all, a big .
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Unread 08-08-2010, 11:40 AM   #409
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looks good im jealous i want to finish mine
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Unread 08-08-2010, 11:41 AM   #410
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I really like the look of your rear bumper. Nice!
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Unread 08-08-2010, 05:12 PM   #411
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i really like the look of that bumper on a wj and nice clean wiring job on the lights
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Unread 08-08-2010, 07:12 PM   #412
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So how was dealing with kennesaw mountain? Ive read some horror story threads about them on pirate 4x4 but they are kind of local and i like there products.
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Unread 08-08-2010, 10:50 PM   #413
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looks good im jealous i want to finish mine
Well get to work!

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I really like the look of your rear bumper. Nice!
Thanks man.

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i really like the look of that bumper on a wj and nice clean wiring job on the lights
Appreciate it!

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So how was dealing with kennesaw mountain? Ive read some horror story threads about them on pirate 4x4 but they are kind of local and i like there products.
To be honest, it wasn't that bad for me. I mean they kind of gave me the run around on when the bumpers would be done, but I can understand being busy. It was definitely obvious that they had something to be made at all times. They're shop was small (Can't really guestimate sq. ft. wise, but only 4 people work there), but was littered with pre-bent parts to make a ton of other bumpers. If you deal with them locally, I wouldn't hesitate to buy products from them. Especially if you go to pick them up. If there happens to be any problems they can easily be fixed right there in their shop. I'd just recommend keeping up with the order status so they know you're still waiting.

All I can say is I was taken care of when I picked the bumpers up and Kyle made sure I left happy. Personally, I had a positive experience, which seems to be a small percentage of people. But I would recommend them if you are close to their shop.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 07:11 AM   #414
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thanks for the feedback yeah they have a very unreputable business in the offroad community it seems. Did you have to put half the money down first? I was wanting multicarriers for my jeep and my 4runner.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 07:12 AM   #415
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Oh which lightforce 240s are those?
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thanks for the feedback yeah they have a very unreputable business in the offroad community it seems. Did you have to put half the money down first? I was wanting multicarriers for my jeep and my 4runner.
Yea, their reputation over the internet hasn't been the best. I gave them the benefit of the doubt cause most of those "don't buy from them" posts are dated 2 or more years ago and they may have cleaned their act up. But knowing their online reputation was one of the biggest reasons why I drove 3.5 hours to their shop to have the bumpers installed. So if there was in fact a problem with the bumpers, the issue could handled in-house at their shop. But like I said, Kyle made sure stuff was correct and saw to it that I left with what I wanted.

And yes, you only have to put half down on your total purchase before they start building them.

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They are the HID Lightforce 240 Blitz. I ordered them from BJ's Offroad.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 04:19 PM   #417
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pm sent about those hooks.
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Unread 08-09-2010, 06:14 PM   #418
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When's the 35's goin on?
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Whenever I can afford the Clayton LA kit. Either that or a welder and materials to make my own stuff. Not to mention the cost of the driveshafts, gearing, gearing install, the tires themselves and whatever else to make the Jeep [somewhat] reliable.
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Unread 08-10-2010, 04:21 PM   #420
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Finally got the Jeep back on all four wheels. It needs an alignment BAD as it pulls pretty good to the right. I made sure to tighten those track bar bolts down as much as I could. The wobble I was getting at about 45 mph seems to be gone.

I kind of want to put my rear sway bar back on with this rear bumper installed...
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