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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:05 PM   #331
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Gears is something I need to research some more..I can regear and keep my d35? How Mich would gears cost me? And I hate paying for labor but I'm not sure that's a project I could tackle myself
I wouldn't want to do it myself. And I'm not sure what labor would be, but it'll probably be around $500.

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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:10 PM   #332
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I wouldn't want to do it myself. And I'm not sure what labor would be, but it'll probably be around $500.

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I have 4.10s now, for 500 bucks how much better would it make it? I don't mind my jeep with the 33s on it at all so I think I'd be ok with the 35s to. I don't expect it to go fast. I'm not heavy on the skinny pedal at all.
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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:17 PM   #333
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I have 4.10s now, for 500 bucks how much better would it make it? I don't mind my jeep with the 33s on it at all so I think I'd be ok with the 35s to. I don't expect it to go fast. I'm not heavy on the skinny pedal at all.
You will be ridiculously sluggish. You should probably get 4.88, if not more.

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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:18 PM   #334
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You will be ridiculously sluggish. You should probably get 4.88, if not more.

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I'll see if it's even going to happen and if I get the tires, put them on and go from there after trying it out
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Unread 06-04-2013, 02:59 PM   #335
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Top is here. I know some people dislike smittybuilt but I gotta say, I'm glad I pulled the trigger on this top. I sold my best top to buy this one because I wanted tinted windows and for about the same price as windows I got a whole new top. I left it in the sun for a few hours, and man I gotta say that was still a tight fit. But I had no problems getting it on. Perfect fit everywhere. Love the darkness in the cab now. Time will tell how it holds up but from the feel of it and playing with the zippers and things, i think this top will last without problems.

If anybody wants more pictures or specific pictures that is debating this top just say so!
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Unread 06-04-2013, 03:02 PM   #336
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Looks good. Soft tops wear out in a few years anyway, if not garage kept. That's why I got my rampage top. Under $300 off amazon and if it lasts as long as any other time, I'll just keep buying this one. It's half the price of the Bestop ones if not less!!! And so far it's been great.



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Unread 06-04-2013, 03:49 PM   #337
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Looks good. Soft tops wear out in a few years anyway, if not garage kept. That's why I got my rampage top. Under $300 off amazon and if it lasts as long as any other time, I'll just keep buying this one. It's half the price of the Bestop ones if not less!!! And so far it's been great.



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exactly! If in a few years it's worn, a whole new top only cost 222..I can deal with it
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Unread 06-04-2013, 03:53 PM   #338
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exactly! If in a few years it's worn, a whole new top only cost 222..I can deal with it
You didn't have to get new hardware did you?

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Unread 06-04-2013, 04:13 PM   #339
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You didn't have to get new hardware did you?

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Nope I used the hardware which I believe it still the original that I had on there. I sold just my top and windows alone
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Unread 06-04-2013, 04:16 PM   #340
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Nope I used the hardware which I believe it still the original that I had on there. I sold just my top and windows alone
Well that's good to hear that the smittybilt top fits great then!

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Unread 06-04-2013, 04:23 PM   #341
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Well that's good to hear that the smittybilt top fits great then!

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Ya it definitely does. I'll post pics later of the inside but the windows are really clear to see out of despite the dark tint. I'm lovin it
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Unread 06-06-2013, 07:25 PM   #342
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Did a few things today. My step guard things didn't fit anymore because my sliders so I cut them and gave them a paint. Though the ends on the passenger and driver side both chipped a little but oh well.

Also got some fog lights in my bumper. I hated those empty holes and didn't want to break the bank so I bought some $20 dollar auto zone lights. i thought the blue would totally throw the black and red off but I actually don't mind it. Bright little suckers.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 08:45 AM   #343
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Just stumbled upon your build. Looks good.


You're making me want to go get vinyl paint now so that I can paint my tan to black.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 08:56 AM   #344
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Just stumbled upon your build. Looks good.

You're making me want to go get vinyl paint now so that I can paint my tan to black.
Go for it! Wicked east and definitely worth it
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:15 AM   #345
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Go for it! Wicked east and definitely worth it
I googled the Rustoleum stuff. Did you use flat black? I see a gloss black, but I don't think that would be a very good idea.
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