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post #16 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:37 PM
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lol love it when ppl say our jeeps are going to get stuck and its the other way around


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post #17 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:38 PM Thread Starter
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looking good so far! if you want to make it look a little younger you can paint the bumpers and cladding with some spray paint. krylon fusion is what i used and it made my jeep look much younger...most of the people who see it after i painted the bumpers and cladding ask me if i bought a new jeep. lol
ive thought about it before but i like the green grey combo, i like it and it looks new whenever i detail the cladding with some meguiars natural shine stuff. once it starts to turn white, if that ever happens, ill probly paint it but i like it the way it is. but i appreciate your input

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post #18 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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lol love it when ppl say our jeeps are going to get stuck and its the other way around
oh i know it makes me happy, people underestimate the capabilities of the zj way to much

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post #19 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:44 PM
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i did the same thing to mine for a while detailing it and it worked but i eventually just decided to paint them. mine started turning white by the time i painted them.

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post #20 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
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yeah if they ever start to turn white ill just remove the cladding and paint the rocker trim black, i saw one the other day same color as mine and black painted cladding and i cant say i was a fan of it. the whole exterior was very very well kept before i got it and ive tried to keep up on keeping it nice

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post #21 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 08:55 PM
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you dont have to paint it black though, they have other colors available last i dropped into walmart. lol. it would look good with painted cladding or removed cladding.

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post #22 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
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you dont have to paint it black though, they have other colors available last i dropped into walmart. lol. it would look good with painted cladding or removed cladding.
this is true. id probably go with some grey or somethin.
the next couple of things im gonna do to it will be a 2" bb and then put some lights on the roof and tire, def need some new tires

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post #23 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 09:03 PM
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i just did roof lights. i went cheap with some walmart lights but i think they look good and put out a good amount of light.
i also just got new tires, big o had a good deal on their all terrains and i really like them so far.
lifting is what i want to do next but need to find another job to be able to do that. lol

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i just did roof lights. i went cheap with some walmart lights but i think they look good and put out a good amount of light.
i also just got new tires, big o had a good deal on their all terrains and i really like them so far.
lifting is what i want to do next but need to find another job to be able to do that. lol
walmart lights are also what i was going to get hahaha. i can get bfg at's in 32x11.5-15 for about $100 each from the dodge dealership im about to start at and my dad works at. i thought id go with 4 rectangular roof lights but when i saw someone did that i didnt like em to much so round is what ill go with. walmart sells kc knockoffs for like 40 a pair so it shouldnt be to hard to do.

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post #25 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 09:27 PM
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I was really looking into these lights Northern Industrial Off Road Lighting System Spotlight — 12 Volt DC | Work Lights | Northern Tool + Equipment

I'm going to buy some once I get some more cash and make a light bar.

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post #26 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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I was really looking into these lights Northern Industrial Off Road Lighting System Spotlight 12 Volt DC | Work Lights | Northern Tool + Equipment

I'm going to buy some once I get some more cash and make a light bar.
that link brought me to northern's heaters and stoves page lol. but if ur strapped for cash just use the factory roof rack for a light bar, its cheap, since its already there. and easy to do

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post #27 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 09:56 PM
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That's really odd about the link.... Hmm maybe it's issues on their end. Anyways, yes I was going to use the stock rack on it. Ithink it would look pretty good with the lights I linked. If you search on northern tool they are like $11.59 or something and are round with plastic guards.

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post #28 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 10:12 PM Thread Starter
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northern tool has always been pretty good on prices. didnt realize they sold lights like that. theres so many things i wanna do to the zj but just dont seem to have the funds haha

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post #29 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 10:23 PM
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Looking good!! You're motivating me bc I also have a 94 green 5.2 stock right now.

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post #30 of 152 Old 05-18-2010, 10:26 PM
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nice ZJ!

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"Either more or less lube may change the moaning!"

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