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post #76 of 138 Old 04-16-2008, 12:22 PM
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All you guys bashing US roads should come to Poland one day and see how roads look here. Sure, the highways and main roads are nice, but just go to the countryside and you'll see what a "hole" means


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post #77 of 138 Old 04-16-2008, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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All you guys bashing US roads should come to Poland one day and see how roads look here. Sure, the highways and main roads are nice, but just go to the countryside and you'll see what a "hole" means
I'm gonna agree with that speaking from experiance.
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Painted the rest of my grille:

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Trimmed my fenders....IT's NOT done yet before you start yelling at me


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post #81 of 138 Old 05-04-2008, 06:10 PM
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If the tire was a square, that would be perfect. I'm kidding, I bet it will look sweet once you are done.

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post #82 of 138 Old 05-04-2008, 06:10 PM
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Trimmed my fenders....IT's NOT done yet before you start yelling at me
I can see what your shooting for though .

How much more are you gonna trim? Or are you gonna trim until its flush with the front of your slider there?
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I can see what your shooting for though .

How much more are you gonna trim? Or are you gonna trim until its flush with the front of your slider there?
Ya i am, and with the front i have to wait till i get a front bumper to trim up the front of the fender. I'm just getting a little more prepared for Moab this month.
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post #84 of 138 Old 05-04-2008, 06:21 PM
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Nice, consider getting rid of the crhome headlights and getting black housings.....

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Nice, consider getting rid of the crhome headlights and getting black housings.....
Oh i am, thanks for the tip.
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Just a suggestion, but when your all done with it, you can put protekto-trim on the top part of the fender where you trimmed. It makes it look a lot cleaner.

This is the size to get..... Link--> http://www.google.com/product_url?q=...hl=en&sa=title

A sample pic of protekto-trim on a trimmed fender.....

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Just a suggestion, but when your all done with it, you can put protekto-trim on the top part of the fender where you trimmed. It makes it look a lot cleaner.

This is the size to get..... Link--> http://www.google.com/product_url?q=...hl=en&sa=title

A sample pic of protekto-trim on a trimmed fender.....

I actually got that already but it's a little different, thats also why i said this wasnt done yet.
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Froggo, I'm interested to see the direction your heading with that fender trim.

I've been itchin to do mine.

You gonna do the rear as well?

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Froggo27 is right, monotubes work the same way in every position, because as the name says, they have only one tube, so no gas to escape from one chamber to the other like in twin-tubes. They advise to use them "upside down" for two reasons- to limit unsprung weight (with the weight of axle and wheels, shock body won't make much difference ) and to protect the body from damage. The second one is a bit more serious, but still I can't see many situations when you can bend it.

Froggo27, great rig, congratulations!

But this red color on the cover... hmmm... might be useful only if you loose your axle on the trail at dark night
This is a bit of misinformation, because all though they only have one tube, they are still pressurized. So depending on the level of compression, their valving is changed.

Valving, when listed for shocks, are listed at what the manufacturer expected them to be length wise at ride height. This is usually right in the center of their travel.

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