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post #1831 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 10:05 AM
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I don't want to come off sounding like an ***...but somebody would take off the fake air vents but then they put on a $600 Mopar fake light bar??? SMH

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post #1832 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 10:09 AM
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Seriously...
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post #1833 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 11:14 AM
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Changed my cabin filters. Yuck!

How many miles do you have on your jeep before you changed the filters?

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post #1834 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 12:15 PM
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Finished installing my new Cort trailer hitch yesterday before the Seahawks and what a job.Actually started on Sat.) First I couldn't get the bolt out of the frame,even with a 1/2" breaker bar and then second couldn't get some of the new bolts up thru the welded nuts on the frame. (broke my torque wrench trying and it was only set for 150#'s.) Will be taking it into a friends place that has an impact wrench to finish it.
Did the wiring for the trailer hitch and it took a bit longer than they said it would. The hardest part was trying to get the black wire down from the battery,thru the little cardboard thingy and along the wiring for the Brake Buddy that I have. Then I couldn't get any of the lights to test,bummer,now what's wrong? found out that my handy-dandy tester was bad. Bought a new one and everything is working fine.
Fired it up to get the new tester and the check engine light came on again. I've had a gascap problem since I bought the rig 2 1/2 months ago and it finally went away when I disconnected the battery the other day. Man.the dealer is gonna hate to see me coming again today.
I finished mine last night after 2 hours of trying for a "20-40 minute job". I ended up using impact wrenches and grinded down the first 2 threads of one of the bolts. I had a lot of junk up in there...
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post #1835 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 12:22 PM
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If it holds functional lights, how can it be fake?
It's even OEM.
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post #1836 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 05:09 PM
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It's even OEM.
Alright guys...I get it...to each their own. I don't want to be the bad guy here. I just thought the removal of the stupid air vents was...interesting to say the least. But, if there's one thing I've learned since buying my jeep, the mods are seemingly endless. I am guilty of some...and I want to do a lot more...why??? Why the hell not. So again...I get it.

Back to the light bar though...functional...I suppose. Ridiculously priced if bought through Mopar? Big fat yes. Plastic rivets? Mopar at its finest. Please I'm dying to hear the arguments on this one.

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post #1837 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 06:19 PM
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Removed the fake fender vents.

I dig it! How'd you do it? Just open the hood and pop them off?
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post #1838 of 4547 Old 09-26-2013, 10:25 PM
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How many miles do you have on your jeep before you changed the filters?
I changed them right about 20,000 miles.

Today I gave her a bath and a wax! Also took the nasty dealer decals off it's mine now!
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post #1839 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 02:44 AM
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The diff fluid that came out after 20,000 miles looked totally fine, btw.

I'd recommend going at least 30k, maybe even 40k. At 20k, it looked new.
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post #1840 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 09:42 AM
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I dig it! How'd you do it? Just open the hood and pop them off?
Yes you have to open the hood. Took a little bit of force, I thought they would snap and break, but didn't. Might try to "wedge" something underneath it to make it easier.
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post #1841 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 09:46 AM
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Alright guys...I get it...to each their own. I don't want to be the bad guy here. I just thought the removal of the stupid air vents was...interesting to say the least. But, if there's one thing I've learned since buying my jeep, the mods are seemingly endless. I am guilty of some...and I want to do a lot more...why??? Why the hell not. So again...I get it.

Back to the light bar though...functional...I suppose. Ridiculously priced if bought through Mopar? Big fat yes. Plastic rivets? Mopar at its finest. Please I'm dying to hear the arguments on this one.

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No one is the bad guy here. I got if off a member here and saved a little bit of money. About the plastic... that's what all vehicles are these days.

If you don't like the plastic, why would you want the vents on?

My main reason for doing it was to try something new I haven't seen a KK owner do yet. I'm always on that quest for being a little original and to help others out.
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post #1842 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 12:48 PM
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No one is the bad guy here. I got if off a member here and saved a little bit of money. About the plastic... that's what all vehicles are these days.

If you don't like the plastic, why would you want the vents on?

My main reason for doing it was to try something new I haven't seen a KK owner do yet. I'm always on that quest for being a little original and to help others out.
Too bad those vents are black, or you would have plasti-dipped them already
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post #1843 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 05:33 PM
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I was supposed to go to the firing range today.

Instead I got run off the road by a dump truck and spent all day in the heat fixing my jeep up enough to drive it home.

Now I'm sore, the doctor put me on Mobic, lortab and tizanidine. Which means I'm still sore but also delusional and tired. My guns are upset because they never got shot. And I have insurance people to deal with. :BLECH:

And the driver never stopped. So its all on my insurance.

I discovered that those crappy plastic fender wells are useless decorations. There are real metal fender wells underneath.

I discovered this because the concrete driveway is 8 inches high and ate my bumper and one of my 31" guard dog MTs, which then ate the fender. I must have gone slightly airborne for the bumper to bite that 8 inch lip at all.

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post #1844 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 05:47 PM
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Damn! I'm glad your okay.. Sucks the guy didn't stop. Some people just don't give a crap.

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post #1845 of 4547 Old 09-27-2013, 06:08 PM
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Josh this story sounds familiar.. Bad luck with getting run off the road?

Glad you're ok though
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