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Unread 08-08-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
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On my third WJ now. Started with a blue 2000 4.slo, traded it in on the white 2002 in the pic below, then sold that to get a car (horrible horrible decision) then sold the car and picked up my current Overland. Skip to the bottom of the first post for a link to the start of the Overland build.



Edit again: Sold the White Jeep and picked up an 02 Overland Click Here to skip to the first post for Jeep #3



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Unread 08-08-2009, 05:02 PM   #2
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cool. looks good, get some tires and rims
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Unread 08-09-2009, 09:14 AM   #3
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I could be wrong, but I think that spacers are supposed to go on the top of the spring (your rear is on the bottom)
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Unread 08-09-2009, 10:22 AM   #4
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Nah, the rear is 'sposed to be on the bottem.
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Unread 08-09-2009, 01:01 PM   #5
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I beg to differ, but I actually had the RE spacer kit and the instructions specifically said to install on top with the radius of the spacer facing down.
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Unread 08-09-2009, 01:11 PM   #6
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Nah, the rear is 'sposed to be on the bottem.
Ditto......
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Unread 08-09-2009, 04:30 PM   #7
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I could be wrong, but I think that spacers are supposed to go on the top of the spring (your rear is on the bottom)
Nah, the instructions specifically stated the front goes on top and the rear goes on the bottom. Plus it was the only logical place for it once I had the springs out.

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The tires I have were brand new when I bought it. I started my college career a little late so, I am 27 but a full time college student on a tight budget. Once these tires are shot, I will be looking at cragers and bigger tires. Probably 31's.
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Unread 08-09-2009, 05:59 PM   #8
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my apologies...must have been made differently than my old spacers. My RE ones told and even showed to put on top of springs.
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Unread 08-09-2009, 10:00 PM   #9
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It doesn't matter for the rear spacers. Some kits say bottom, others say top, you pick.
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Unread 08-10-2009, 05:36 PM   #10
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Looking for advise on painting my plastics. I was thinking black, but wonder how that would look against the blue. I was also thinking a lighter color like silver. What do you guys think. Probably looking at doing this in the next couple of weeks.
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Unread 08-10-2009, 07:44 PM   #11
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I like black cladding for red and black; but I think silver would indeed look better with blue. I just painted my plastics black today. Make sure you use Krylon Fusion paint. Stuff kicks arse. Virtually no surface prep and dries in an hour. I only used 3.5 cans on both bumpers, rockers, and cladding so I'll probably also do the door handles and strip-O-plastic on the liftgate.
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Unread 08-13-2009, 01:28 PM   #12
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Ok, I've been playing around in photoshop a little bit...what do you think?

Silver plastics


or black plastics
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Unread 08-13-2009, 01:33 PM   #13
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Black plastics all the way.
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Unread 08-13-2009, 01:37 PM   #14
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black ftw!!
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Black, but different rims make a difference.
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