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post #1891 of 4569 Old 09-30-2013, 03:10 PM
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Joe, where did you get the headlight masks?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/251180676250...84.m1497.l2648


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post #1892 of 4569 Old 09-30-2013, 04:41 PM
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Do you know what the backspacing/width are on those ?
Any more info would be great
Thanks !!
I have part number: X99128N.

I found that the width is 6.5, which was surprising. Might be why I though my 225 looked beefier than on the stock 7 mags. couldn't find the offset.
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post #1893 of 4569 Old 09-30-2013, 05:41 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.
Jeez man...remind me never to get into a car with you. You are an a$$hole magnet. Glad your ok. The truck will be fixed and the pain will go away.

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post #1894 of 4569 Old 09-30-2013, 05:56 PM
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I'll tow with it 100 times before I ever do extreme off road driving so it's not an issue.... the lift would be for a little more ground clearance and slightly larger tires, nothing extreme.
It doesn't take anything extreme. I've hit my OEM receiver several times going over stuff. Fortunately it's tucked up pretty tight and hasn't been damaged, yet.

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Awesome, Thanks. That will be part of my christmas.
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post #1896 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 06:51 AM
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It doesn't take anything extreme. I've hit my OEM receiver several times going over stuff. Fortunately it's tucked up pretty tight and hasn't been damaged, yet.
Wow, it hit even with the lift you have... crazy

I don't think I ever hit the tow receiver on anything with my KJ.... had it for 4 years with stock ride height....

I save the off road stuff for my Wrangler, which I have hit the receiver on the ground getting a trailer into my back yard which is a pretty steep hill..... took it like a champ...lol

The KK is pretty much the family transporter and the wife drives it most of the time, on paved roads...haha

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post #1897 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 09:40 AM
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Headlight masks ready for paint


Painted and clear coated


Headlight masks installed


Rain guards installed


Curt tow package installed





Next up, 15% window tints, smoked tails & front blinkers, larger tires, possibly paint matched wheels in the future, and a 2" lift
Good quality time with the KK. Looking good.
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post #1898 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 05:15 PM
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Changed my transfer case fluid. Took about 30 mins. Also snapped a few pics for if anyone needed reference in the future. :BANANA:

Things you'll need: One Jeep Liberty KK,



A drain bucket, ATF+4, and a 10 mm allen wrench.

Check that the fill plug is able to loosen.


Now put your fill bucket underneath and loosen and remove the drain plug.



After it's drained, replace the drain plug, and add your fluids to the fill plug and finish.
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post #1899 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 06:07 PM
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How much did you end up using?

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post #1900 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 06:11 PM
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How much did you end up using?
I don't have accurate measurement, but I did NOT let any drain out of the fill plug.
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post #1901 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 09:30 PM
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How did the fluid look?

When you get knee-deep in a situation, floor it.
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post #1902 of 4569 Old 10-01-2013, 09:42 PM
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How did the fluid look?
Looked normal to me. Nothing out of the ordinary. I doubt the original owner did it, but ya never know.

Now I have some peace of mind knowing my front diff, transmission, transfer case, and rear diff fluid have all been dealt with finally.
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post #1903 of 4569 Old 10-02-2013, 05:21 AM
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There's good thread here on transfer cases and diffs swell. A few things to remember like take fill plug out first. Nothing worse than taking out the drain and letting it out only to soon discover you can't get the fill plug out!
On the diffs its a good idea to break the seal and let oil drain before popping cover. When it comes off you might experience an "explosion" of oil everywhere. And lastly make sure if you have limited slip diff that you get the gear oil with traction modifier or buy it and add it. It is required and it does matter or you'll get a "whine" from your diff.
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post #1904 of 4569 Old 10-02-2013, 08:35 AM
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There's good thread here on transfer cases and diffs swell. A few things to remember like take fill plug out first. Nothing worse than taking out the drain and letting it out only to soon discover you can't get the fill plug out!
On the diffs its a good idea to break the seal and let oil drain before popping cover. When it comes off you might experience an "explosion" of oil everywhere. And lastly make sure if you have limited slip diff that you get the gear oil with traction modifier or buy it and add it. It is required and it does matter or you'll get a "whine" from your diff.
I found that thread, but no pictures for the transfer case, unless I didn't look hard enough. Now we have more pictures for everyone to use.
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post #1905 of 4569 Old 10-03-2013, 01:41 PM
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How does that Curt hitch compare to the mopar one?
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