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Unread 01-17-2014, 08:40 PM   #27376
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As Stimmel says, yes, totally plug & play although there is a control/resistor box you need to mount/secure. Spyder LED 3rd brake light and CCFL Halo projector headlights go on tomorrow. Really impressed with CARid.com, ordered on Wednesday arrived today and everything looks great, only question is if there should have been a separate resistor for the 3rd brake light or if it is on the circuit board.
The resistors are probably just for the turn signal lights. I changed my CMHSL to an LED and had no problem.

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Unread 01-17-2014, 08:44 PM   #27377
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The resistors are probably just for the turn signal lights. I changed my CMHSL to an LED and had no problem.

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As complete as the kits are I kinda figured as much but appreciate the confirmation, thanks!
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Unread 01-17-2014, 09:49 PM   #27378
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Transmission fluid/filter change, dash speakers, and new taillight. Found a nice sliver of metal attached to the magnet...
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Unread 01-17-2014, 10:11 PM   #27379
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Went wheeling tonight

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Even got stuck lol
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Unread 01-18-2014, 02:12 PM   #27380
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We went snowboarding at Mt Hood. Well, I went snowboarding and she's in the lot out front.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 02:35 PM   #27381
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We went snowboarding at Mt Hood. Well, I went snowboarding and she's in the lot out front.
Should have took her on the slops I bet it would have been way fun lol
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Unread 01-18-2014, 03:34 PM   #27382
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Drive to pick up brand new bumper cover for $75 from KansasCity. Installed said bumper cover. No more ugly gold bumper on my midnight blue WJ.

Yesterday put on new ccv breathers and grommets yesterday.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 04:51 PM   #27383
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Went to the local pick-n-pull and got a factory hitch, wire harness and bezel for it, only $32. Just gonna drill holes and nut and bolt the bezel on
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Unread 01-18-2014, 04:54 PM   #27384
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I installed some Rugged Ridge front slush mats. Decent fit, I like how they are more of a rubber type material instead of the slick plastic material the Husky mats are made from.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:55 PM   #27385
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Changed trans fluid and filter,neutral safety switch and trans speed sensor.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:11 PM   #27386
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Tried to install my front driveshaft. Wished I would have measured after I put the yoke on because it's a little too short. Give me a holler if you need a double cardan for a V-8 because it won't fit on my 4.0.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 08:08 PM   #27387
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Installed the Spyder CCFL Halo Projectors, took longer than I wanted - instructions were good except they suggest using tap-splices to connect the Halo inverter to the LED leads, don't do this, the wire guages are too different and you won't get a solid connection (no halo's). Instead I removed the insulation from the LED leads and wrapped the CCFL inverter leads around the exposed wires and then taped it up - works great.

Also got the LED 3rd brake light installed -super happy with all the new lights (also recently did LED's for courtesy, map, footwell and cargo/dome lights) - Jeep has joined the 21st century.

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Clean modern front end - will Rhinoline the TAG front and rear bumpers to match the Bushwacker fender flares which are February's mod


The high beam halos seem to take longer to charge up but it's symmetrical


LED 3rd Brake Light installed
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Unread 01-18-2014, 09:42 PM   #27388
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Installed the Spyder CCFL Halo Projectors, took longer than I wanted - instructions were good except they suggest using tap-splices to connect the Halo inverter to the LED leads, don't do this, the wire guages are too different and you won't get a solid connection (no halo's). Instead I removed the insulation from the LED leads and wrapped the CCFL inverter leads around the exposed wires and then taped it up - works great.

Also got the LED 3rd brake light installed -super happy with all the new lights (also recently did LED's for courtesy, map, footwell and cargo/dome lights) - Jeep has joined the 21st century.

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I've really looked at getting these lights because I love the way they look but I want it to be of a more smoked look. Nice WJ.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 10:52 PM   #27389
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I changed my own oil for the first time ever today, with some guidance from a buddy. lol don't judge me, everybody starts somewhere! I'll be doing that myself from now on!
Don't worry. First time I changed my oil it ended up costing me about $70...guess who forgot to put the plug back in after draining...
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Unread 01-18-2014, 11:51 PM   #27390
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Don't worry. First time I changed my oil it ended up costing me about $70...guess who forgot to put the plug back in after draining...
That's awesome. Love the honesty :-D
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