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Unread 10-20-2013, 11:45 AM   #25321
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Got my zombie apocalypse response team sticker on it. And took the entire front end off to replace the belt and tensioner... Stripped out bolt on the tensioner... Just to find out it was the water pump pulley that was squealing...

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Unread 10-20-2013, 11:52 AM   #25322
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do u notice a difference in the way it runs with the better grade gas ?
May I direct you to a thread about this where I was asking the same question. Quite a few things in here: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f310/octane-1502984/
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Unread 10-20-2013, 11:54 AM   #25323
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Looking good! Wish I could find a brush guard for mine, but no luck so far. Eventually I will. Usually do! And yes, definitely go retrofit! As for the wheels for now, you can always just paint them. Went with a low gloss engine paint. Took me a little over a can to do all 4.
Yeah, I really like the brushguard. I got a good deal on it and a steal for the Warn lights. What prep work was needed for painting the rims?
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:02 PM   #25324
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Yeah, I really like the brushguard. I got a good deal on it and a steal for the Warn lights. What prep work was needed for painting the rims?
I used plasti-dip, just washed them and let them dry was all the prep I needed.

And if you dont like it. You peel it off
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:08 PM   #25325
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Today changed the oil and did the seafoam treatment to the oil and ran it though the intake by way of the brake booster vac line .
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:08 PM   #25326
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I used plasti-dip, just washed them and let them dry was all the prep I needed.

And if you dont like it. You peel it off

Maybe I'll get going on painting the rims dinner than I thought. Seeing your WJ makes me want to paint my fuel door, too.
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:16 PM   #25327
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Maybe I'll get going on painting the rims dinner than I thought. Seeing your WJ makes me want to paint my fuel door, too.
Do it! It looks really good with the purplish paint. And its plasti-dip so when im done with that look, ill peel it off.
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:24 PM   #25328
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Painting rims is wash degrease and clean/take off any peeling clear coat. Then just paint. Can as well touch them up whenever you need.
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:25 PM   #25329
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Got my zombie apocalypse response team sticker on it. And took the entire front end off to replace the belt and tensioner... Stripped out bolt on the tensioner... Just to find out it was the water pump pulley that was squealing...
You're cladding looks good. What did you do it with?
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:31 PM   #25330
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Installed a k&n 77 series cold air intake today. Noticeable difference in sound and acceleration. MPG also increased by 2 Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IikO-qgoL38
what truck do u have? And what's the name and model of te intake ?
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Unread 10-20-2013, 12:33 PM   #25331
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Painting rims is wash degrease and clean/take off any peeling clear coat. Then just paint. Can as well touch them up whenever you need.

I'll be looking into painting my rims in a couple weeks. I'm closing on a house tomorrow so I'll be busy for the next couple weekends.
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Unread 10-20-2013, 01:29 PM   #25332
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what truck do u have? And what's the name and model of te intake ?
2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0 i6 the intake is a K&n 77-1526kp
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Unread 10-20-2013, 01:39 PM   #25333
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You're cladding looks good. What did you do it with?
I just used krylon fusion satin black. Scotch brite pad, soap and water, rinse, dry, tape it off and spray it. For best results I would recommend painting in direct sunlight. I run it through trees and it will scratch off and just touch it up and looks fine for all intents and purposes.
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Unread 10-20-2013, 02:27 PM   #25334
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0 i6 the intake is a K&n 77-1526kp
dont mean to be rude but how much did that coast u ?
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Unread 10-20-2013, 02:29 PM   #25335
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2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0 i6 the intake is a K&n 77-1526kp
i don't mean to be ride but home much did that run. U ?
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