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Unread 07-16-2013, 01:29 PM   #541
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Well, lately I have been tackling the rust on the jeep. I touched up the frame, axles, rock sliders, and gas tank skid.



I finally found out what my popping noise was in the front end. I had to park it on an incline and rock it back and forth, but I found out the front drivers side shock was loose. Of course while I was trying to tighten it, I snapped the bolt.


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Unread 07-17-2013, 06:16 AM   #542
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I got bored yesterday and painted the inner fenders to my Metalcloaks black...
Horrible pics, but it looks good
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Unread 07-17-2013, 09:03 PM   #543
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I finally found out what my popping noise was in the front end. I had to park it on an incline and rock it back and forth, but I found out the front drivers side shock was loose. Of course while I was trying to tighten it, I snapped the bolt.
I think on those rearmost ones you can access the bottom side to put a nut on once you through-drill the old stuff. The other bolts are boxed in IIRC. Those inner fenders look sharp black!

'00 XJ not quite there..
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Unread 07-17-2013, 09:10 PM   #544
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Well, lately I have been tackling the rust on the jeep. I touched up the frame, axles, rock sliders, and gas tank skid.



I finally found out what my popping noise was in the front end. I had to park it on an incline and rock it back and forth, but I found out the front drivers side shock was loose. Of course while I was trying to tighten it, I snapped the bolt.
Looks good get out of the rust belt when you still have a chance!
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Unread 07-18-2013, 10:30 AM   #545
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Looks good get out of the rust belt when you still have a chance!
I plan on it.....such a pain in the ***.
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Unread 07-27-2013, 10:06 PM   #546
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Not sure how many people read this build, but I am hitting up Rocks and Valleys in Harrison next weekend, hopefully someone will join!
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Unread 08-04-2013, 04:41 PM   #547
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Went to Rocks and Valleys this weekend, had a good time. Finally had someone tag along that took a bunch of pics! My dad tagged along with me, this was his first time ever wheeling in my Jeep.
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Unread 08-04-2013, 07:08 PM   #548
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More pics....
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Unread 08-04-2013, 07:21 PM   #549
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Looks muddy for R&V...?
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Unread 08-04-2013, 07:23 PM   #550
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It rained the day before, a lot of the low spots where muddy
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Unread 08-04-2013, 08:23 PM   #551
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Looks like fun bud! Wish I could have made it
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Unread 08-04-2013, 11:30 PM   #552
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Wish i could have gone! Looks awesome!
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Unread 08-06-2013, 07:02 PM   #553
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Someone snapped a video!
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Unread 08-15-2013, 04:54 PM   #554
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I got bored with some plast dip.....
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Unread 08-18-2013, 07:45 PM   #555
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Hurray for parts! Front axle is getting some much needed attention this week
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