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Unread 02-10-2013, 09:55 PM   #181
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Lol thanks man. If I did it I would make it pretty, Id use the 3m undercoat around the fender lip. I just dont think I need to with these stock back spaced rims, if I go to lower back spaced wheels I may need to trim. Il just wait until Im talked into it like I was the 1/4 cut and fold.
I have some wheels here I'd sell you

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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:10 PM   #182
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Got the cut and fold done

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Thanks T, now I just have to decide whether or not to cut and fold the fenders...
Do it
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:14 PM   #183
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Really clean work
Thank you
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I have some wheels here I'd sell you
Pics?
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Do it
Why you mad?
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:20 PM   #184
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Thank you

Pics?

Why you mad?
Is your lug pattern the same as a cj?
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1976ish cj5 304 t18 d20 2.5" lift

some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:27 PM   #185
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Is your lug pattern the same as a cj?
No
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:33 PM   #186
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No
Well then I don't have wheels for you.
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some year YJ custom frame HP D60 14 bolt 4 linked front rear FI 350 700r4 NP231c

2009 JK 4 door 2.5" lift 35" tires custom bumpers mile marker 9500# winch
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:44 PM   #187
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Well then I don't have wheels for you.
Dumb ***.

I be mad cause that cut and fold is sexy
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Unread 02-10-2013, 10:58 PM   #188
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Dumb ***.

I be mad cause that cut and fold is sexy
Haha It came out real nice like for my first ever body work (other than bondo on different vehicles). I cant wait to build a rear wrap around bumper. Il get pictures of the Curt hitch I installed with its d-ring receiver next. It doesnt hang as low as I thought it would which is nice. Im tempted to angle the rear bumper until I build one. What Id build would essentially be my front, might do d-rings not sure. Then rock sliders before my rockers get chewed up to bad. Found some dings
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Unread 02-10-2013, 11:01 PM   #189
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Haha It came out real nice like for my first ever body work (other than bondo on different vehicles). I cant wait to build a rear wrap around bumper. Il get pictures of the Curt hitch I installed with its d-ring receiver next. It doesnt hang as low as I thought it would which is nice. Im tempted to angle the rear bumper until I build one. What Id build would essentially be my front, might do d-rings not sure. Then rock sliders before my rockers get chewed up to bad. Found some dings
Just take the ball out of your Reciever and put a d ring in and save 30 bucks
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Unread 02-11-2013, 12:03 AM   #190
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Haha It came out real nice like for my first ever body work (other than bondo on different vehicles). I cant wait to build a rear wrap around bumper. Il get pictures of the Curt hitch I installed with its d-ring receiver next. It doesnt hang as low as I thought it would which is nice. Im tempted to angle the rear bumper until I build one. What Id build would essentially be my front, might do d-rings not sure. Then rock sliders before my rockers get chewed up to bad. Found some dings
I'll help ya build one man.
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Unread 02-11-2013, 12:50 AM   #191
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Just take the ball out of your Reciever and put a d ring in and save 30 bucks
Already have a d-ring receiver.
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I'll help ya build one man.
Just need to get some $$.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 06:31 PM   #192
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Decided to do the cowl intake. I went to the local auto parts store and picked up Spectre 3in flexable air duct tubing, the plastic mount, 4 self tapping screws, rtv ultra black, and a 3in hole saw bit. I had trouble getting the whole saw bit to cut through the firewall or the airbox, it just wanted to jump all over the place. After if jumped off and cut my finger, I decided to use my dremel and reciprocal saw which worked perfect. First unhook your stock air intake tube where it hooks onto the air box cover. I use a flat head screw driver to pry the plastic hose clamp open, pop the air tube off the cover, un clip the 3 metal hold downs, remove the hose that runs from the valve cover to the side of the air box cover, then remove the entire airbox cover. Next remove the air filter, then you can get at the air box mounting nuts/bolts. 3 total, 2 bolts and 1 nut, all 13mm.
This is the 3in Spectre tubing -
Next cut/drill a hole in the backside of the airbox. I used my dremel for this. You want the air duct tube to fit very snug, so trim and little then test fit, trim more... (the inner circle was for the 3in hole saw bit, the outer was the duct tube actual diameter.)

Heres the tube inserted snuggly into the hole -

I trimmed a portion of the tube so I didnt have to trim the air filter -

Heres the whole setup including the end plastic mount (Dont forget to use some type of sealant around the air tube where it goes into the airbox, I used rtv ultra black.) -

For the front of the airbox I inserted 4 screws in the factory air intake area to help secure the plastic blocking material that I used -

I cut a piece out of my factory rear bumper end caps to block the old air inlet (I used rtv ultra black on the insde and outside of the box around the perimeter of the plastic piece to make it air tight -

I next coated the plastic air duct mount with rtv before I screwed in into the firewall -

Here it is in place -

Here it is complete -

Very easy mod and for $25 total its one of the cheapest mods yet. I dont get the loud noise upon start up that many do however at idle I can hear a very faint suction sound which I like. Also at WOT is sounds good! I have been cruising around all day because the Jeep feels and sounds like it has more pep. Ontop of now being able to go through deep water.
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Unread 02-15-2013, 07:04 PM   #193
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Nice mod!
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Unread 02-15-2013, 07:14 PM   #194
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Nice mod!
Thanks! Picked up hockey pucks going to extend the front bump stops. Really torn between flares or the cut and fold right now. Almost need to do the cut for the tires to clear no questions asked.
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Unread 02-17-2013, 12:48 AM   #195
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Clean work ... Damn, you did a good job
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