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Unread 07-10-2010, 11:49 PM   #31
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It's a cool place that's for sure. A guy could always fly to Moab and rent a jeep there. Ran into a few folks on the trail that went that route. It's surprising how capable a Rubi is in stock form!

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Unread 07-11-2010, 12:11 AM   #32
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Jeep looks awesome dude... **** I need to buy a TJ
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:22 AM   #33
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It's like Christmas!!
I picked up a steering box skid and got a new bumper today...
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:26 AM   #34
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:30 AM   #35
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The bumper is 1/4" steel folded to fit just like the stock one. It's 44" wide with shackle mounts welded on each side
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:34 AM   #36
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That was just a test fit. It slips on and off better than the stock one. I will be drilling holes for the lights, steering box skid, and the license plate (unfortunately). Then I will wire wheel it, prime and paint! Finished pictures soon to come!
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:37 AM   #37
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lookin good man any other big plans down the road for suspension wise?
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Unread 08-01-2010, 11:48 AM   #38
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lookin good man any other big plans down the road for suspension wise?
Yes but probably not soon...Right now its on a 2" spacer lift with #129 6 cylinder springs which gave me about 3/4" more in the front, and a 1.25" body lift. In the future I would like to ditch the spacer lift for either Rusty's 3" springs or some 2" OMEs or something. I'd also like to upgrade control arms all around. AND someday get some Bilstein shocks.
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Unread 08-02-2010, 05:14 PM   #39
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Too humid here to paint today....Looks like I'll have to wait until tomorrow. I will also cut and mod the steering skid slightly to better fit with the bumper.
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Unread 08-06-2010, 06:10 PM   #40
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Got the new bumper painted and installed along with my steering skid.
I used Rustoleum Hammered black which kindof turned out a charcoal color. I did about 3 coats of primer, 3 of color, and a lot of clear. I like it! Let me know what you guys think!
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Unread 08-06-2010, 06:12 PM   #41
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Unread 08-06-2010, 06:13 PM   #42
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I got some stickers in the mail so I put one on each side....
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Unread 08-06-2010, 06:25 PM   #43
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Nice looking Jeep
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Unread 08-06-2010, 06:56 PM   #44
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Nice looking Jeep
Thanks a lot!
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Unread 08-06-2010, 07:01 PM   #45
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cool jeep great thread
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