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post #1696 of 3547 Old 04-22-2013, 05:59 AM
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Lu, you're gonna have to paint the rest of the jeep now, lol!
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the first brush I drive through Im going to cry a little inside but Ill be fine

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post #1698 of 3547 Old 04-22-2013, 10:45 AM
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Lu those parts look like they belong on a hot rod not a jeep! John sure does some beautiful work, I am jealous man those PSC parts look great. Make sure someone has a video camera on you when you go through your first brush patch, not sure if you guys have manzanita out there but that stuff is everywhere over here under 4000 ft and its like thousands of nails as you drive through it, has that nice screeching sound on your paint.

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Lu those parts look like they belong on a hot rod not a jeep! John sure does some beautiful work, I am jealous man those PSC parts look great. Make sure someone has a video camera on you when you go through your first brush patch, not sure if you guys have manzanita out there but that stuff is everywhere over here under 4000 ft and its like thousands of nails as you drive through it, has that nice screeching sound on your paint.
I can attest to this, lol! Only thing worse that the manzanita is the the deer brush and the poison oak. Got plenty of it in my neck of the woods.

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post #1700 of 3547 Old 04-22-2013, 02:08 PM
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gosh i love those PSC tapers! i cant wait to see how they look installed. nice paint work hendrix

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Lu those parts look like they belong on a hot rod not a jeep! John sure does some beautiful work, I am jealous man those PSC parts look great. Make sure someone has a video camera on you when you go through your first brush patch, not sure if you guys have manzanita out there but that stuff is everywhere over here under 4000 ft and its like thousands of nails as you drive through it, has that nice screeching sound on your paint.
never heard of it but Ill make sure to avoid it if or when I see it. Johns doing awesome work for me I couldnt be happier!

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gosh i love those PSC tapers! i cant wait to see how they look installed. nice paint work hendrix
Once I saw PSC daddylonglegs build with these fenders I fell in love. They are very nice! Thanks

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post #1702 of 3547 Old 04-22-2013, 04:33 PM
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Hey Lou, did that Spintech muffler quiet down the Jeep at all? I just put mine on and doesn't seem like it did much at all... Didn't run any more exhaust tubing, just ended it right after the muffler.

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post #1703 of 3547 Old 04-22-2013, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Hey Lou, did that Spintech muffler quiet down the Jeep at all? I just put mine on and doesn't seem like it did much at all... Didn't run any more exhaust tubing, just ended it right after the muffler.
No mine is kind of loud. Im curious if I ran extra tube running it to the rear of the jeep if it would quiet down.

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post #1704 of 3547 Old 04-23-2013, 08:53 PM
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All your parts are finished. I will get you a few pictures of the doors.





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No mine is kind of loud. Im curious if I ran extra tube running it to the rear of the jeep if it would quiet down.
It helps, my put put Jeep has just the cats and no muffler, but an exhaust pipe all the way to the back and screaming at 4000 rpm it still isn't terribly loud

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No mine is kind of loud. Im curious if I ran extra tube running it to the rear of the jeep if it would quiet down.
It would for sure. Dumping the exhaust right after the belly leaves the sound no where to go but to reverberate under the jeep and be annoying. A bigger/better muffler would help too but it's tough to find a spot for one with all the mods we do.


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I'm sorry to keep kissing *** about the paintwork..... but can you see how little distortion is in the reflection??? Lu how in the hell are you ever going to be able to wheel this thing looking like that!


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post #1708 of 3547 Old 04-23-2013, 09:18 PM
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Lu, might as well ship the tub to John as well... that **** will never match the factory orange peel, the quality is too good


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I am glad he is wheeling Moab first. Its going to get scratched in any other terrain.


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I am glad he is wheeling Moab first. Its going to get scratched in any other terrain.
I'm going to lead him through heavy brush


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