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Unread 03-29-2010, 01:32 PM   #16
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Thanks! I'm pretty sure my first post here was the awesome "what do you guys think about chrome grills?" I have learned a ton so far. Glad I found the search button. It is fun out here. It can be a PITA finding a legal spot to wheel, but there are some great places. The grass is always greener someplace else though. I was looking at your build thread the other day, and thought you had some great spots to wheel. I'm planning on Moab in two summers.


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I'm liking the progression--you started out as a know-nothing noob and now it's obvious you know what's right and wrong. Great job. And I'm jealous you live in the PNW--from the pics I've seen, the trails out there are gorgeous.


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Unread 03-29-2010, 01:34 PM   #17
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Browns Camp or out in the woods, Oregon has alot of land.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 01:36 PM   #18
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Where from Oregon are you?

I'm outside of Eugene. I work in the city, but I can't stand all the hippies or the homeless person on every corner with a sign so I moved out by the rednecks.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 01:37 PM   #19
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Browns Camp or out in the woods, Oregon has alot of land.


Very true. It's the legal part that will get ya.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 01:45 PM   #20
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Go buy land, its cheap! cheaper than Hawaii. Well if youre out by Eugene I dont think youd want to go up to Browns Camp. Hmm cant help ya out, as the wheelers Ive heard up live in the Greater Portland Area as thats where im also from.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 02:02 PM   #21
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Very nice jeep so far
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Unread 03-29-2010, 02:19 PM   #22
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Go buy land, its cheap! cheaper than Hawaii. Well if youre out by Eugene I dont think youd want to go up to Browns Camp. Hmm cant help ya out, as the wheelers Ive heard up live in the Greater Portland Area as thats where im also from.
I'm just across river from Portland in Vancouver. and it sucks because there is nowhere legally to wheel in Vancouver, last time i went out guy i was with got 1500 fine for offroading. But don't mind driving out to browns camp it is a great place.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 03:03 PM   #23
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wow 1500. did you get it knocked down?
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Unread 03-29-2010, 03:17 PM   #24
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wow 1500. did you get it knocked down?
Nope!!! the bastards look for every thing to bust him. So know i only go up when it is snowing and no cop would dare to go So it is illegal to off-road anywhere in Clark county
Edit: he said he got it down to 800.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 07:17 PM   #25
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Very nice jeep so far
Thank you!

So I played around today. Nothing great that's for sure. I have found to many "deals" on ebay. I picked up some 5 1/4 sony speakers for cheap. I threw them in the sound pods, and in the front using adapters I found on EBAY as well. They sound a ton better then stock. I used the stock grill covers in the sound pods so you can't tell they are there.


I also picked this up. I plan on getting rid of the center console when I do the u-pol and cage. I'm going to mount this under the new PRP seat that's going in the back for the little guy.



I know this is kinda lame, but I did it anyway. I think the SPORT decal is lame so I pulled it off. Then I replaced the JEEP decal.

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I got an email from Zach at A to Z fab, and my cage kit is on the way. Fed Ex shows it should be here Sat.
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Unread 03-29-2010, 08:01 PM   #26
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I liked mine much better with out the sport decal and the trail rated badge. I keep the trail rated badge in my Jeep to remind me it can still go offroad
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Unread 03-29-2010, 09:13 PM   #27
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Very nice progression, can't wait to see more!
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Unread 04-04-2010, 05:49 PM   #28
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The FedEx guy was a whiny little B, but my cage kit is here.



I was dissappointed that the A to Z shipping guy thought it was cool to throw all his packing trash in the box. I sure hope the kit is quality. I have read a few bad builds.

The starter plate for a new front bumper.



U-Pol kit from TP tools. (best price)




Waiting for the PRP seat still. After looking around on-line I think I am going to buy some seat sliders and build the brackets. When my little guy is not with me I will be able to move the seat forward a few inches for more cargo room.


This stuff is coming together, and I need to study for a promotional exam on May 3rd. My days are full for now. When I'm not on-duty I'm studying 4-6 hours and that's only going to get worse. So not much will happen till the test is over. The good news is if and when I promote that's more Jeep money!
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Unread 04-04-2010, 06:34 PM   #29
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Jeep is really coming along, and is really looking good. Good luck on your promotional exam!
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Unread 04-04-2010, 06:43 PM   #30
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Thanks. The compitition is pretty crazy to promote here.


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