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post #91 of 456 Old 04-20-2008, 08:52 PM
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man at work today it was 60 degrees and sunny, i wish i wouldve had the doors off.

how long does it take to take your doors off? its funny, youll have them off in one picture and on in the next.

and was it just the lugs on the tires that rubbed on the pinch frame or was there more? i like the look of the 32s but dont really want to trim my pinch frame...


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man at work today it was 60 degrees and sunny, i wish i wouldve had the doors off.

how long does it take to take your doors off? its funny, youll have them off in one picture and on in the next.

and was it just the lugs on the tires that rubbed on the pinch frame or was there more? i like the look of the 32s but dont really want to trim my pinch frame...
Takes me like 2 minutes to take them both off.


Do you mean the pinch seam inside the front fender, or just the rear fender in general? If the front, it just freakin ate my tires, I had to fold it back.

The rear probably couldve gotten away with just going to the pinch seam and not folding it over. Ive never rubbed in the rear. Just the damn front. Im gonna have to bumpstop.
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post #93 of 456 Old 04-20-2008, 11:22 PM
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O man, those pictures are killing me. Makes me want to punch all the 'tards in my Senior Project team for not getting their crap done on Wednesday. I showed up and everyone else screwed around so I got to spend the amazing Saturday in the lab. I really hope I can get down there again before graduation. If not I'm sure I'll definitely be down on some weekends but I'll be coming from KC. I'll definitely let you know though. Sorry I couldn't make it. I'm super pissed at my group now, it looked perfect down there.

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post #94 of 456 Old 04-21-2008, 12:56 PM
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did you use a cotter pin or an old bolt for your door hinge pin? looks like they line up perfect

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did you use a cotter pin or an old bolt for your door hinge pin? looks like they line up perfect
Mine actually has the old style hinges that you can make bassically into wrangler hinges.......BUT. We did my buddys with bolts, and it lines up real good.
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cool man, im halfway through taking mine off and ofcourse, it went from 70 and sunny to 50 and cloudy today and the doors seem to not want to come off...

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Got a CB. Its the cheap Cobra from WalMart. Got a 4 foot fiberglass antenna and mounted through the endcap to the body.




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nice man, i got the same radio and probably the same antenna. did you get any spring or fold over?

also, i got tired of mine whacking my jeep on the trail. after i get a sucro roof rack, i think im gonna re-mount mine on the roof and maybe get a 3ft fire fly or 2ft.

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Looks nice. How much did it cost if you don't mind me asking?
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nice man, i got the same radio and probably the same antenna. did you get any spring or fold over?

also, i got tired of mine whacking my jeep on the trail. after i get a sucro roof rack, i think im gonna re-mount mine on the roof and maybe get a 3ft fire fly or 2ft.
Nope no spring, its just solid in the body. I had to make it short enough to fit in the garage.

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Looks nice. How much did it cost if you don't mind me asking?
Thanks, the CB cost me $34.95, the antenna cost $19.99, and the coax cost about $10.
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yeah thats why i got the fold over with mine, it folds the antenna down so i can fit my jeep in the garage easily. have you tuned the antenna either? i know tuners are expensive but if not tuned properly, it can damage your radio. just a heads up, i like the looks of it low like that

do you know how much range it gets yet? im hoping to also increase my range by mounting it on the roof..

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yeah thats why i got the fold over with mine, it folds the antenna down so i can fit my jeep in the garage easily. have you tuned the antenna either? i know tuners are expensive but if not tuned properly, it can damage your radio. just a heads up, i like the looks of it low like that

do you know how much range it gets yet? im hoping to also increase my range by mounting it on the roof..
No, I havent tuned it yet. Im planning on it, Im just trying not to use it to much till then.

Dont really know the range yet, Ill wait till its tuned.
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alright man

a little off subject, but do you got a sound clip of your jeep with the cherrybomb on? i watched the video of you going through that mud hole but im assuming that was stock..

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alright man

a little off subject, but do you got a sound clip of your jeep with the cherrybomb on? i watched the video of you going through that mud hole but im assuming that was stock..
Nope that was the Cherry Bomb. I actually have a stock muffler on it now though, the Bomb got annoying, and I put a big dent in it. Although, it might go back on because I ripped the stock monster sized muffler off on a rock.
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yeah i just want something a little louder, but i think straight pipe would be to loud and to illegal. just curious because it didnt sound that loud in the video..

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