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Unread 12-30-2013, 01:48 PM   #31
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The jeep looks good! It looks a lot taller then just a bb, especially with the 31s. Do you rub at all? And once I saw you said 15's I was curious to see if you had to trim the calipers at all. I wanna go with 15s for two reasons, cheaper tires, and more sidewall lol. What did you use to trim the calipers?

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Unread 12-30-2013, 02:36 PM   #32
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The jeep looks good! It looks a lot taller then just a bb, especially with the 31s. Do you rub at all? And once I saw you said 15's I was curious to see if you had to trim the calipers at all. I wanna go with 15s for two reasons, cheaper tires, and more sidewall lol. What did you use to trim the calipers?


Thanks man

I rub my fender liners a bit, but didnt want to trim those and expose my fog lights/ wiring. I trimmed my bumper, and my side skirts (in the wheel well). I also did have to trim my calipers to fit the wheels. I used an angle grinder, was a pretty quick ordeal.
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Unread 12-30-2013, 05:18 PM   #33
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good looking jeep. You will enjoy it and spend most of your free cash on it!
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Unread 12-30-2013, 07:56 PM   #34
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Thanks and trust , me I know...this is hanging in my office at work.

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Unread 01-07-2014, 06:21 PM   #35
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Well..... Got to spend $130 on a battery today....sick of spending money on non fun parts.
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Unread 01-08-2014, 12:41 PM   #36
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what did you end up doing with your stock hammerheads?
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Unread 01-09-2014, 10:29 AM   #37
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what did you end up doing with your stock hammerheads?
Sold them on Craigslist. They weren't in the best shape, all had some pitting.
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Unread 01-14-2014, 09:09 PM   #38
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Well made a little progress lately. First off, I got rid of the amber in my tail lights. I've never been a fan of it, and always preferred the red/white WK tails.....So I picked up some candy apple red transparent paint from the hobby store and got to work. I took the tails off, taped off the amber and wrapped the rest in a clear so I could see when I needed to stop adding red.....I just cleaned them well, no sanding or anything. I made about 5 very light coats of red and one decent coat of clear, about 20 minutes in between.





Comparison....



Overall look......




It came out a tad duller than the rest of the tail, but I was pretty pleased with the results. I will give them a light wet sand and buff when I do my spring detail for a bit more shine.

I was also able to snatch up some projectors in the for sale section here for a good price so I did that and got those boys in. Extremely happy with how it freshened up the front end. I wired the halo's to my marker lights so they come on with those, still not sure how I feel about those, but time will tell.

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Unread 01-17-2014, 08:02 AM   #39
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Well since my window decided to start falling down the other day on my way to work, it was time for a window regulator. I was able to get the motor/ regulator assembly for $30 new, not to bad.

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Unread 01-19-2014, 11:48 AM   #40
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Got some rugged ridge mats from the rents for my bday!



And just for fun.....



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Unread 02-20-2014, 04:04 PM   #41
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I was also able to snatch up some projectors in the for sale section here for a good price so I did that and got those boys in. Extremely happy with how it freshened up the front end. I wired the halo's to my marker lights so they come on with those, still not sure how I feel about those, but time will tell.

Those look familiar I never actually wired up the halo's, just taped them off. I'm glad they work for you. Jeep looks good
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Unread 02-20-2014, 04:14 PM   #42
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Thanks man, yeah I wired the halos but not the LEDs
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Unread 05-17-2014, 08:32 PM   #43
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Its been a while since I have posted in here so here we go.....

Since my last post I have:
Replaced the radiator
Replaced the TPS
Cleaned my throttle body and IAC
Fixed my creaky center console
Replaced my fuel filter
Shortened my roof basket due to excessive wind noise

As far as mods I have:

Replaced the fog lights with projectors off of ebay (I had to do a little custom work to get them to work)
Replaced the exhaust tip with a powder coated black one off of ebay






Now for the big update:

I pulled the trigger on a 3" IRO lift with the works, adjustable track bar, bilstiens, new isolators etc
Also, I will be picking up a set of 5 JK moab take off's with brand new silent armor tires tomorrow for cheap. I will be putting these on with spacers after the new lift. The plan is to paint the face of the wheels black, and keeping inserts silver. I think it will match the jeep well. Pictures to come as I get the new parts.
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Unread 05-17-2014, 09:47 PM   #44
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Future plans-

Interior:
All new speakers
Blue tooth radio

Exterior:
LED reverse lights
LED off road lights
Transfer case skid

Suspension:

Quick discos
Addco swaybar

Lastly, new rockers hopefully with sliders
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Unread 05-22-2014, 07:30 AM   #45
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Here are the new shoes:





Spare MT:



And this is how I am painting them....Stole this idea obviously:

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