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post #31 of 189 Old 10-06-2009, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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painted my front bumper

before

yuck. all nasty and dirty (doesnt come off when going through the car wash, and i got tired of scrubbing it myself)

during



after


MUCH better

oh ya, and i took the jugs off FINALLY. i had to sawzall them, 'cuz all the bolts in it were spinning


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post #32 of 189 Old 10-06-2009, 02:48 PM
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Looks awesome


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post #33 of 189 Old 10-06-2009, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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Looks awesome
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post #34 of 189 Old 10-07-2009, 10:26 PM
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u need to undercoat her, loose the brush guard and fogs and imo it will look badass

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post #35 of 189 Old 10-08-2009, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
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u need to undercoat her, loose the brush guard and fogs and imo it will look badass
undercoating will get done next summer. as for fogs, i agree, i dont like where they are, but i couldnt find anywhere else to mount them, and i dont want to get rid of them altogether. as for the brush guard, im really dissappointed, 'cuz now i dont like the look as much with the jugs off and after spending almost 200 on it and not using it for even a year, i dont want to get rid of it yet.

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post #36 of 189 Old 10-11-2009, 08:52 AM
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painted my front bumper

after


MUCH better

oh ya, and i took the jugs off FINALLY. i had to sawzall them, 'cuz all the bolts in it were spinning
Paint job looks great!

I took the milk jugs off, too (and had the same problem with the bolts spinning). Recently added rock crawler type end caps from Quadratec.

All the best!
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post #37 of 189 Old 10-11-2009, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
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Paint job looks great!

I took the milk jugs off, too (and had the same problem with the bolts spinning). Recently added rock crawler type end caps from Quadratec.

All the best!
thanks!

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post #38 of 189 Old 10-11-2009, 11:03 AM
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Looks sweet man when are the D windows and 32's coming?
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post #39 of 189 Old 10-28-2009, 01:52 PM Thread Starter
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Looks sweet man when are the D windows and 32's coming?
hm, must have missed this post, sorry. i plan to get my 15x8 D windows and 32x10.5 KM2s next spring. however, i heard KM2s were hard to find, so im not sure if i will be able to get my hands on a set.

no other updates yet. just been drivin back a forth to school and work everyday.

oh and thanks for the compliment

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post #40 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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just got back from bundy hill in Jerome, MI. i had the best time of my life. my little semi stock TJ and my friend's fully stock XJ were doin things i never dreamed we could ever do. ill get some nice pics up in a few. we took over 300 pics during 5 1/2 hours of wheeling, so ill have to sift through them all

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post #41 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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heres some of the 300+ pics:

we both had to ghetto-rig our flags




the XJ i was with got badly stuck within 20 minutes of being there


he was DEEP


my friends that were in my jeep talked me into taking this trail that i had no clue how difficult it was. we were taking this trail that these built rigs were taking




one of the rigs snapped his front DS at the top of a tight hill



posing, of course


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post #42 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 07:23 PM
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Nice jeep lift looks good.
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post #43 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
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thanks. can anybody tell whats wrong with my rear suspension in that last pic? should be a blast to fix

hint: compare the two shocks, and guess what happened. but regardless, it was the funnest day of my life for sure.

oh and get this, there were two college guys, maybe just out of college, driving a Grand Cherokee out there. he was the one that let me know my shock was 'wobbling around'. as i drove away, trying to find a flat spot on the ground to see what was up with it, he says (to both me and my friend with his XJ) "nice jeeps, what, did your daddies buy them for you?"

its people like this that can just ruin your day. why was this comment needed? it wasnt. he has no right to assume and judge. my friend bought his XJ used with his own cash and i inherited my TJ from my late uncle. he is driving a fully stock soccer mom car (no offense to any of you out there...) and he has the audacity to make fun of us? i have poured all my own sweat, blood, and money into my rig and i am damn proud. and he's drivin around a stock GC. gahh...

the NICE part about that, he got stuck literally 45 seconds after that encounter. got high centered. someone yanked him off the hump, and he got stuck again, sunk his front tires down into frozen mud stuff, only 50 feet from where he got high centered.

ahhh what a day.

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post #44 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 08:31 PM
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Did you rip it off the upper mounts?
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post #45 of 189 Old 12-13-2009, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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Did you rip it off the upper mounts?
bingo bango

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