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Unread 12-08-2011, 12:48 AM   #6856
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I would say to
Torque them down...star pattern...90 lbs...IIRC

But, that may be the wrong answer.
The ones that didn't fully back out completely sheared off. I would have to remove the case and drill them out, then hope that nothing else was messed up. I hate to submit to actually having to take my Jeep to someone to get fixed since I normally do all of my own work, but messing around with gears and knowing if something is damaged just by looking at it is above my head this time.

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Unread 12-08-2011, 12:57 AM   #6857
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The ones that didn't fully back out completely sheared off. I would have to remove the case and drill them out, then hope that nothing else was messed up. I hate to submit to actually having to take my Jeep to someone to get fixed since I normally do all of my own work, but messing around with gears and knowing if something is damaged just by looking at it is above my head this time.
That's no shame man. I do all my own work, but I leave gears to the professionals. It's worth it.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 07:47 AM   #6858
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Started cutting my fenders yesterday. Those rear fenders are such a pain to cut all the way through because the double thick metal. It was the first sheet metal cutting I have done like this so I took my time. It took me 2.5 hours to do just one rear fender, pinch weld, and plastic on rear bumper, about 1 hour was spent just cleaning up the sharp edges and gorilla gluing the two pieces of metal back together. Now that I know what to expect I think I can get the other rear done in less than 2 hours. The gorilla glue is holding the two pieces of metal together like a champ so far. Need to sand the gorilla glue down, then calk any holes that are left and need to pickup some spray in bedliner in a can to finish up. Doing the other rear fender this weekend as it is dark by the time I get home this time of year. Front fenders are not double thick so it should be easier than the rear except right at the rocker, the pinch weld, and the front part of the fender right where the bumper bolts up. I will post pics when I am finished. Gained 1.75" of clearance height in the rear (3.5" of width across so wheel well now measures 38.5" across as opposed to ~35" stock), would have liked to be able to cut another 1.0" higher but the rear wheel wheel height is only 1.75-2.0" max height inside and I wanted the fender line to be smooth not hacked up looking. The wheel wheel opening flows very nicely with the rear door now.

Front fenders are getting opened up about 3.25" up top and at least another 2.0-3.0" down the plastic bumper and door line (I will likely taper it because I already cut about 1.0-2.0" off the bumper), front pinch welds will be gone which makes 1.0" of extra room when turning and I will take a BFH to the inner wheel well near the pinch weld to smooth it out some. I should have enough room when I am done to run 35s with only 4" of lift or 37s with 6" of lift (my goal is to run 37 x 12.50 15 pitpull rocker radials). Should have waited before I bought my 31s because 33s will easily fit once I am done cutting with just the BB. Oh well I will be able to disconnect without any worry of rubbing no matter what.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 08:14 AM   #6859
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1. Picked up my JK rims
2. Bought this. http://www.hhokitsdirect.com/Black_F...ut_Sale772.php
Im interested w/ No.2. Can you explain more about it and how much for the total Kit? Thanks...
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Unread 12-08-2011, 08:56 AM   #6860
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Well I accidently put this pic in the wrong thread so if admin sees it in the picture thread please delete it. Thanks

Anyway new steering wheel grip thingie. Not bad being that it was free. Score!

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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:49 AM   #6861
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Did the ZJ washer bottle mod today. I picked the ZJ washer bottle up from Pick-N-Pull a few weeks ago. I think it was $12.00 with the pumps. All though I didn't use them I used the stock WJ pumps. It took longer to remove the stock washer bottle then it did to install the new one.

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Unread 12-08-2011, 12:08 PM   #6862
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Did the ZJ washer bottle mod today. I picked the ZJ washer bottle up from Pick-N-Pull a few weeks ago. I think it was $12.00 with the pumps. All though I didn't use them I used the stock WJ pumps. It took longer to remove the stock washer bottle then it did to install the new one.

I got my stock bottle out in less than two minutes just 3 bolts, 2 hoses and a couple electrical connectors. I just threw mine out. I do not use washer fluid ever really.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 01:30 PM   #6863
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Started cutting my fenders yesterday. Those rear fenders are such a pain to cut all the way through because the double thick metal. It was the first sheet metal cutting I have done like this so I took my time. It took me 2.5 hours to do just one rear fender, pinch weld, and plastic on rear bumper, about 1 hour was spent just cleaning up the sharp edges and gorilla gluing the two pieces of metal back together. Now that I know what to expect I think I can get the other rear done in less than 2 hours. The gorilla glue is holding the two pieces of metal together like a champ so far. Need to sand the gorilla glue down, then calk any holes that are left and need to pickup some spray in bedliner in a can to finish up. Doing the other rear fender this weekend as it is dark by the time I get home this time of year. Front fenders are not double thick so it should be easier than the rear except right at the rocker, the pinch weld, and the front part of the fender right where the bumper bolts up. I will post pics when I am finished. Gained 1.75" of clearance height in the rear (3.5" of width across so wheel well now measures 38.5" across as opposed to ~35" stock), would have liked to be able to cut another 1.0" higher but the rear wheel wheel height is only 1.75-2.0" max height inside and I wanted the fender line to be smooth not hacked up looking. The wheel wheel opening flows very nicely with the rear door now.

Front fenders are getting opened up about 3.25" up top and at least another 2.0-3.0" down the plastic bumper and door line (I will likely taper it because I already cut about 1.0-2.0" off the bumper), front pinch welds will be gone which makes 1.0" of extra room when turning and I will take a BFH to the inner wheel well near the pinch weld to smooth it out some. I should have enough room when I am done to run 35s with only 4" of lift or 37s with 6" of lift (my goal is to run 37 x 12.50 15 pitpull rocker radials). Should have waited before I bought my 31s because 33s will easily fit once I am done cutting with just the BB. Oh well I will be able to disconnect without any worry of rubbing no matter what.
pics please? this has been plaguing my mind on how to tackle the job lately
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Unread 12-08-2011, 01:34 PM   #6864
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Unread 12-08-2011, 05:18 PM   #6865
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Did the ZJ washer bottle mod today. I picked the ZJ washer bottle up from Pick-N-Pull a few weeks ago. I think it was $12.00 with the pumps. All though I didn't use them I used the stock WJ pumps. It took longer to remove the stock washer bottle then it did to install the new one.

i see a lot of people do this, what's the advantage of swapping washer bottles?
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Unread 12-08-2011, 05:31 PM   #6866
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i see a lot of people do this, what's the advantage of swapping washer bottles?
The stock one is behind the fog light. When you get bigger tires they tend to reach out and do a bottle delete for you. The mod puts it under the hood out of harms way.
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Unread 12-08-2011, 05:34 PM   #6867
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The stock one is behind the fog light. When you get bigger tires they tend to reach out and do a bottle delete for you. The mod puts it under the hood out of harms way.
Again, I learn sum thin knew today..
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Unread 12-08-2011, 06:35 PM   #6868
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Bought used bumstops and inexpensive wrenches...
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Unread 12-08-2011, 06:39 PM   #6869
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The stock one is behind the fog light. When you get bigger tires they tend to reach out and do a bottle delete for you. The mod puts it under the hood out of harms way.
cool, is there a write up on the swap?
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Unread 12-08-2011, 07:42 PM   #6870
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Bought used bumstops and inexpensive wrenches...
Got my wrenches tonite too. Killer!
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