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post #136 of 402 Old 05-04-2011, 04:21 PM Thread Starter
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I'm happy with the abuse it takes.


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post #137 of 402 Old 05-11-2011, 11:41 AM Thread Starter
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Alright so I picked up some Savvy corner guards yesterday and want everyones opinion on what color I should have them powdercoated. The choices are:

A) powder coat the corner guards and my sliders to match my dark grey wheels. Gunmetal armor on a blue jeep sounds sweet.
B) powder coat the corner guards and the base plate for the sliders the same blue as the jeep, and then have the actual slider portion black
C) do it all black

That's listed in the order of my preference, but I can't decide!


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post #138 of 402 Old 05-11-2011, 03:45 PM
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Option a everyone does black I like being different. O and I can't make it to the big bear trip ill be in lake Mead riding my seadoos

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post #139 of 402 Old 05-11-2011, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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I went to a powdercoater today. He had a blue that matched perfectly, and a grey that was close enough. But it was too pricey at $700-$800. That's for blue corners, grey slider, and blue backing plate on the slider. I decided on that combo. I'm not a fan of black lately.

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post #140 of 402 Old 05-11-2011, 05:49 PM
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So you did option B?

2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport Dana 30 Front, Dana 35 Rear, 5 Speed
2.5'' Rough Country Suspension
33x12.50 Mud Grapplers on 17" Black Rock Vipers
Mopar Rubicon Rockers,Warn Front Bumper, Bestop Rear Bumper, Banks Exhaust, K&N FIPK
Next: 1.25 Inch Body lift, SAVVY Corner Armor and Steering, PSC Rocker Knockers
Down the Road: Ford 8.8, 3 Inch Springs, 35" Mud Grapplers on Black 20's
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post #141 of 402 Old 05-13-2011, 02:23 PM Thread Starter
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Meeeeh due to $ I picked up the same spraypaint I used on the sliders. Rustoleum hammered black. I'm gonna use the money I saved to hopefully repaint my doors to match.

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post #142 of 402 Old 05-13-2011, 09:32 PM
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Bet... Sliders look good as they is. but corners and doors colored match= SWEEEET! I plan on getting corners colored match. I

2003 Jeep Wrangler Sport Dana 30 Front, Dana 35 Rear, 5 Speed
2.5'' Rough Country Suspension
33x12.50 Mud Grapplers on 17" Black Rock Vipers
Mopar Rubicon Rockers,Warn Front Bumper, Bestop Rear Bumper, Banks Exhaust, K&N FIPK
Next: 1.25 Inch Body lift, SAVVY Corner Armor and Steering, PSC Rocker Knockers
Down the Road: Ford 8.8, 3 Inch Springs, 35" Mud Grapplers on Black 20's
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post #143 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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Sneak peak


I put them on today. Easiest installation EVER. They really took their time to ensure a perfect fit. It only took about an hour each side, including removing the flares and tail lights. I took them back off so I can paint them now though.

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post #144 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 07:07 PM
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Sneak peak

I put them on today. Easiest installation EVER. They really took their time to ensure a perfect fit. It only took about an hour each side, including removing the flares and tail lights. I took them back off so I can paint them now though.
Looks good man you still should powder those that blue!

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post #145 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 07:10 PM Thread Starter
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Give me money then! My birthday is next month, call it an early gift!

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post #146 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 09:22 PM
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Give me money then! My birthday is next month, call it an early gift!
Ok if you give me a birthday gift mines Monday!

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post #147 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 11:27 PM
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you call performance powder???? they prolly have your color in stock.
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post #148 of 402 Old 05-14-2011, 11:37 PM Thread Starter
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No I decided the money would be better spent elsewhere.

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post #149 of 402 Old 05-20-2011, 11:23 AM Thread Starter
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Got the corners painted and installed.



I used Rustoleum hammered black again, and wetsanded between top coats. It really made a difference in the look and feel of the paint.

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post #150 of 402 Old 05-20-2011, 11:50 AM
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Looks good!
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