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post #11326 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 05:50 PM
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what does ctrl+f do?
press it and " FIND " out

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post #11327 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 06:03 PM
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press it and " FIND " out
i see what you did there
but staying on topic, I replaced both lift gate supports which took me about 2 hours with a high-powered drill...

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post #11328 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 06:12 PM
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i see what you did there
but staying on topic, I replaced both lift gate supports which took me about 2 hours with a high-powered drill...
Wow. Mine took about 2 minutes with my low-powered hands

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Wow. Mine took about 2 minutes with my low-powered hands

How is the rear axle build coming along?
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post #11330 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 06:26 PM
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Hopefully this week. Went out of town for the weekend for wedding anniversary and just got back today. I want someone with experience to come help me since I'm apprehensive about doing it by myself

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post #11331 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 06:41 PM
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Window Rack

I stumbled across the Window Rack that Dirt Bound Offroad has available for XJs only and figured I could make one simple enough for my WJ. I put pencil to graph paper and came up with a good design.

Here's how it came out:





Installed





I got it welded up yesterday afternoon and then over the course of last night and today put 4 coats of Plasti-dip spray on it so it wouldn't rattle against the window. The tabs on the top that hold it in I dipped in the Plasti-dip bottle two coats so it's not scratching anything. It fits exact but Im going to drive a couple self tappers through the bottom bar any way.

My plan is to make one for the other side and hang MOLLE/PALS compatible bags to give me more storage for small items. Here's my FAIK and binos hanging off it to give you an idea.


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post #11333 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 08:00 PM
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Hopefully this week. Went out of town for the weekend for wedding anniversary and just got back today. I want someone with experience to come help me since I'm apprehensive about doing it by myself
Please do elaborate - I just installed my d44, cut off the brackets and moved them up to 0 degrees - wanting the practice before doing my 14bolt ff

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post #11334 of 42817 Old 06-12-2012, 09:37 PM
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I stumbled across the Window Rack that Dirt Bound Offroad has available for XJs only and figured I could make one simple enough for my WJ. I put pencil to graph paper and came up with a good design.

Here's how it came out:





Installed





I got it welded up yesterday afternoon and then over the course of last night and today put 4 coats of Plasti-dip spray on it so it wouldn't rattle against the window. The tabs on the top that hold it in I dipped in the Plasti-dip bottle two coats so it's not scratching anything. It fits exact but Im going to drive a couple self tappers through the bottom bar any way.

My plan is to make one for the other side and hang MOLLE/PALS compatible bags to give me more storage for small items. Here's my FAIK and binos hanging off it to give you an idea.

that is cool may have to come up with something like that
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These remind me of the armored bars on the Mercedes in Jurassic Park 2

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Changed the battery as the old one was dying a slow (and natural) death. As its winter in Southern Hemisphere, I didn't want my wife and kids stranded somewhere with a dead battery (WG is her daily driver).

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post #11337 of 42817 Old 06-13-2012, 06:36 AM
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wow.

i prefer the PDF with my laptop or tablet and CTRL+F!
This is also true... but in a pinch, I always have this as a back up. Oh and btw, I'm moving to the PHX/Gilbert area next June... how's the trails/wheelin out there?

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press it and " FIND " out
Ctrl+F4 is better

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Put gas in her for less than $3.00/gal for the first time in forever! Whoo!!!

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Put gas in her for less than $3.00/gal for the first time in forever! Whoo!!!
Very jealous!! Premium is still around $3.70 in northern Jersey

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