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Unread 11-12-2012, 08:57 PM   #14866
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Radiator tuck finally done!!!!

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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:04 PM   #14867
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radiator tuck finally done!!!!
awesome
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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:13 PM   #14868
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Nada , hit some gravel by the river looking for some spots to wheel
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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:18 PM   #14869
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Radiator tuck finally done!!!!
Is there a thread about this or is it a one off idea?
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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:18 PM   #14870
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Radiator tuck finally done!!!!
Looks great. The rad is in a horrible spot factory, so good call!
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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:26 PM   #14871
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Is there a thread about this or is it a one off idea?
Tried doing an XJ radiator swap and it didn't work.... so it turned into this! Ill go post more pictures in the wj tech section
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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:38 PM   #14872
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In addition to chasing down a couple of electrical gremlins, I finished the switch panel and the lights The headlights are Silvanias brightest 9006's. The fog lights have retrofitted 9004's. The spot lights are some halogen WallyWorld specials.

The switch panel:


The tint on the headlights and fog lights might reduce light output a little bit, but they're still hella bright.


Here's some pictures as proof:

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Unread 11-12-2012, 09:55 PM   #14873
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Figured out the vibration issue. The slip yoke has play in it now that the driveline has been stretched. The solution:
Bought a NP 242 (Select Trac) T-case from the salvage yard with under 100k on it. Now I need to install it and look forward to better gas mileage and stronger 4wd. Pretty sweet day.
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Unread 11-12-2012, 10:29 PM   #14874
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he said better gas mileage
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Unread 11-13-2012, 12:30 AM   #14875
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Haha gas milage is never good on these, but atleast its not as bad as some. Anyways, since my last post I swapped in all LED interior light and rear plate lights. Other than that not much but I have lots of ideas for when I have more to spend on it. I need to buy a full set of headlights since I have no clue on the last time they were changed and I have no idea what's in there.

In case anyone missed it I figured this would be a good place to post it. Crysler is doing a recall starting Jan 2013 on Grand Cherokees from February 13, 2001 through May 23, 2003, on the air bags. Google it up if you like I heard about it by chance during the rare time I listened to the radio the other day.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 02:25 AM   #14876
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Technically I did this over 4th of July weekend but realize I never threw any pics up. Installed hood louvers that I've had forever. Theres no easy way to force yourself to cut into a perfectly good hood. Took a bunch of pics on my camera to do a write up in my build thread. Judging by my current pace it'll be a while.
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Unread 11-13-2012, 05:28 AM   #14877
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Technically I did this over 4th of July weekend but realize I never threw any pics up. Installed hood louvers that I've had forever. Theres no easy way to force yourself to cut into a perfectly good hood. Took a bunch of pics on my camera to do a write up in my build threbad. Judging by my current pace it'll be a while.
Looks awesome, clean install! I thought about doing this but like you said, can't force myself to cut a perfectly good hood
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Unread 11-13-2012, 06:56 AM   #14878
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Technically I did this over 4th of July weekend but realize I never threw any pics up. Installed hood louvers that I've had forever. Theres no easy way to force yourself to cut into a perfectly good hood. Took a bunch of pics on my camera to do a write up in my build thread. Judging by my current pace it'll be a while.
I want
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Unread 11-13-2012, 07:47 AM   #14879
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Wow that's blacked out! I've wondered what the Silverblades painted black on a black WJ would look like. Looks good. How hard is it to see deer with those black head lights?
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Unread 11-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #14880
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Thanks but, It's blue. The lenses are the smoked ones off eBay. I just plastidip'd the inside chrome black.

The lenses really aren't that dark , they just look like it from sifferet angles, the hids cut right thru them.
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