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post #1 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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Wj A few wj Qeustions ???

Im havin trouble trying to find the plastic guard that goes over the rocker i need the driver side any pointers on where to find one ??? note ive already ask a few poeple on the for sale forum and nobody has written back yet and i cant find one on ebay....

My jeep is need of paint really bad has a black fender on driver side and some deep scrathes here and there should i flat black it or get it repainted ??? any pics of flat black wj on here with pics

why would the front pass side be saggin a little lower than the driver side is this bc of a shock bein bad ???

And on my 4x4 selection i have 2wd,4wd part,4wd full,and 4 lo Does the 4wd full mean Awd or is this just for offroad only ????

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post #2 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 07:22 PM
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Flat looks cool, but its not durable.

Shocks don't determine the right height, the spring does. Is it possible the spring was damaged during whatever caused the fender to be damaged?
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post #3 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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well see that my problem my jeep was never wrecked it had crease in the fender and the guy just bought a new one and never got down to painting it the side that sags witch is the pass side is not the side that had the dent

Have you ever seen a wj with the plastic rhino lined been thinking about it but idk how it would look
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post #4 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 07:33 PM
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How do you crease a fender without wrecking it?

As for the spring, Just replace all the springs and lift it. Sounds like a spring may have given out, it happens.

People use bed liner on the plastic all the time. I have seen ZJ's completely covered in bed liner. Its a pretty easy DIY job too.
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post #5 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 08:10 PM Thread Starter
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i have no idea how but the hood,headlight,grille is all there even the inner splash gaurd is there
So whats the best kind of liner to use ???
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post #6 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 08:14 PM
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Duplicolor makes a bedliner in a spray can.

Herculiner rolls on.

Or you can pay a shop to do Rhino liner or Line-X.
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post #7 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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So is this a good idea or am i wastin my time willit actually stick to the cladding
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post #8 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 09:50 PM
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The cladding is just plastic, if you clean and prep properly it will stick just fine. Just like paint, the quality is in the prep work.

Search the forums, plenty of people do this, particularly on the ZJs.
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post #9 of 9 Old 01-03-2011, 09:56 PM
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I've seen it...it's an acquired taste. Not bad, but that much textured area makes the bottom half of the rig look very matte not shiny at all. I think in limited quantities bedliner is good. I did my rock rails in duplicolor bedliner and they are great. No damage and great finish quality. Unless you are building a trail rig, I think using Krylon Fusion paint on the cladding is the best bet.

Lastly, the 4WD works like this:
2WD: rear wheel drive
4WD Part Time: Use only on slippery/loose surfaces, never pavement. Locks the front and rear axles together. No gear reduction
4WD Full Time: sort of an AWD system. Splits torque 50/50 front/rear with an open center differential. Pavement friendly.
N: Neutral - allows flat-towing of the vehicle
4LO: similar to 4WD Part Time only adding 2.72:1 gear reduction. Front and rear axles are locked.

This info is in the owners manual as well as on wjjeeps.com (a great resource, spend some time there!)
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