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post #46 of 557 Old 10-27-2009, 08:07 PM
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so its Rustoleum Semi Gloss Black on the axle itself, but what about the paint on the diff cover? That looks awesome on the black!

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post #47 of 557 Old 10-27-2009, 08:19 PM Thread Starter
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Absolutely fantastic man! Looks like its coming along great! Can't wait to see the continued progress. I have driven a few MJ's in my life, and its definitely one of the most fun / cool Jeeps ever!
I appreciate it.
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post #48 of 557 Old 10-27-2009, 08:22 PM Thread Starter
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so its Rustoleum Semi Gloss Black on the axle itself, but what about the paint on the diff cover? That looks awesome on the black!
Same brand and type paint but the color is 'Cast Coat Iron'. When dry it's a little darker than the color of a brand new brake drum.
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post #49 of 557 Old 10-28-2009, 07:48 AM
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Nice MJ! My axles used to look that clean.... Wheeling makes a mess of them!

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post #50 of 557 Old 10-28-2009, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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Been one of those kind of and kinda days. A few annoying things popped up. Last month I purchased a set of Raybestos Ceramic brake pads and when I pulled them out of the box they were wrong. The parts store I bought them from was out of the number I needed, Won't have anymore in till thursday afternoon at the earliest. While I'm not a big of the "Zone", I went by and picked up a set of their Ceramic based pads. Not too bad plus I had a $20 credit.



The NAPA TJ font brake lines I purchased 2 years ago XJ were 3"+ longer than stock so I purchased another set for the MJ. Pulled them out of the box today and they're the exact same length as the old MJs. I rolled under the XJ and the new NAPA lines are shorter than the old NAPA lines. After that I pretty much called today a wash and had a beer. I did find a deal online for some SS brake lines. PORC had front and rear for $87 shipped to my door by Friday. BTW an extra to the guys at PORC who took my order 2 minutes before they closed.

Did manage to get my hubs and backing plates installed:





With a rotor:



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post #51 of 557 Old 10-28-2009, 06:50 PM
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man, your undercarriage is so clean, so fresh, so beautiful! very nice

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post #52 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 12:48 AM
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man, your undercarriage is so clean, so fresh, so beautiful! very nice
Oh just wait till it sees some offroading. haha

I can't wait to see how the rear looks if you are doing the front this clean!

You have inspired my to clean up my undercarriage, but that won't happen until I swap my rear. Keep up the good work.
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post #53 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 06:52 AM
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I'm impressed. excelent work.
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post #54 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 04:35 PM
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Big time thumbs up! Inspiration to lots, I'm sure!

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post #55 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 07:42 PM
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Looks good, super clean.

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post #56 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 10:00 PM
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man i love Comanches. Definitely on top of my want list. Thread crawled.
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post #57 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 10:14 PM
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Looks good man. Really clean. Keep up the good work. Subscribed.

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post #58 of 557 Old 10-29-2009, 10:15 PM
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Nice work on the MJ. Once I get to stripping it down and getting paint done, she'll hopefully be on par with your truck!

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post #59 of 557 Old 10-30-2009, 10:26 AM
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I sure wish I still had my MJ. It was my first vehicle when I was 16.
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post #60 of 557 Old 10-30-2009, 11:01 AM
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I am amazed at this build. You are giving my hopes of building the XJ up. Will this be purely an offroading beast or a dd or a hybrid?
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