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post #211 of 1364 Old 08-21-2008, 06:58 PM
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love the tail lights totally different thanks for the idea

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post #212 of 1364 Old 08-22-2008, 04:41 AM
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Don't think he means Flip it over...but flip it around so the other end is towards the front for awhile.

I don't know if that would make a difference but that's how I read it.

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post #213 of 1364 Old 08-22-2008, 07:56 AM
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oh i see how he means it if you are right badge. not flip as in top to bottom, flip as in front to back .. yeah i guess that would work...

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JEEP is spelled wrong.. It should be spelled J-U-N-K
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post #214 of 1364 Old 08-22-2008, 10:01 PM
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Anybody seen pictures of a yellow Jeep with black bezels. I'm thinking of painting them up but would love to see a picture of someone elses's first.
Just did mine a week ago along with the fender flares and they came out great. Krylon Fusion Rocks!!!

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Installed: | Viking Fastback Top | Neoprene Seat Covers | Black Rollbar Handles| Repainted Fender Flares and Rollbar Padding | 2" Superlift BB | Superlift Steering Stabilizer | 1.25" JKS BL | 1" MML | Advance Adapters Transfer Case Bracket | 15x8 Rock Crawler Series 97 Wheels | 33" Kumho Road Venture MT's | Uniden Pro 510XL CB | 4' Firestik Firefly Antenna |

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post #215 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 05:11 AM
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man those flares look great .. do you know if they make that stuff in just a little more of a flat black, b/c that semi gloss looks good on your yellow, but i think it would give too much of a sahara look on my black ... right now i use the black magic interior protectant on my flares, and it gives the exact look i want (not glossy, but a good deep dark black) but the main problem with it is that everytime you wash it, or it rains, you have to reapply it..

'06 6cyl 6spd X - 2.5" Rough Country Progressive Springs, Rough Country Performance 2.2 Shocks and Steering Stabilizer, 1" PA BL, 1" JKS MML, 33x12.50 TrXus M/T's w/ Spidertrax 1.25" Spacers on 15x8 Ravines

JEEP is spelled wrong.. It should be spelled J-U-N-K
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post #216 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 07:16 AM
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I would just get some satin black, it will have the look your after I used it on my flares on my black jeep and it looks great. You can get it in a rattle can if you want or if you have a paint gun spend alittle more money on them.

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post #217 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 08:53 AM
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thanks jaikyj

'06 6cyl 6spd X - 2.5" Rough Country Progressive Springs, Rough Country Performance 2.2 Shocks and Steering Stabilizer, 1" PA BL, 1" JKS MML, 33x12.50 TrXus M/T's w/ Spidertrax 1.25" Spacers on 15x8 Ravines

JEEP is spelled wrong.. It should be spelled J-U-N-K
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post #218 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 08:54 AM
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a safety net (you can modify a snow net) and some cargo clamps will keep your arms in the jeep when you roll
or use some gloves and cable w quick disconnect mounted to the dash to keep the drivers left and passengers right hand inside the jeep

washable seat covers

use a 3/8 thick chain and bolt it behind the front seats will keep the dog out of the front and give you a place to tie his leash to so he don't fall out the back when you hit a steep hill worked great with my English mastiff in my tj

that space behind the front seats is a great place to put small tool boxes(bolt them to the floor)

remove your sway bar and disconnects and install limiting straps with use a hitch pin for easy removal
just drive slow around turns

Use a old soft coil spring and remove the seat brackets flip the seat over and weld a steel plate to the bottom and weld a 1/8 thick 90(L channel)w holes down both sides
Cut the spring to the height of the old seat was off of the floor weld a plate to the floor with brackets for the spring and weld another set of 90 channel down ths sides of the bottom
weld the spring to the top of the seat then using the brackets to bolt the spring to the floor then use 4 straps about 2 inches smaller then the spring and use bolts run through the 90 channel holes to connect the upper and lower 90 channel(might need to have someone heavy sit on the seat or use those weights that have been collecting dust in your garage)
the straps keep the seat from doing the playground animal thing
you now have a springer seat
cost about $40 per seat
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post #219 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 10:14 AM
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Did you paint your flares while they were on, or did you remove them first? There have been different opinions on here about which is better.
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post #220 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 11:54 AM
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Don't think he means Flip it over...but flip it around so the other end is towards the front for awhile.

I don't know if that would make a difference but that's how I read it.

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Of course I didn't mean put the dirty side up... only someone that doesn't know their a** from their elbows would do that

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post #221 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 02:04 PM
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man those flares look great .. do you know if they make that stuff in just a little more of a flat black, b/c that semi gloss looks good on your yellow, but i think it would give too much of a sahara look on my black ... right now i use the black magic interior protectant on my flares, and it gives the exact look i want (not glossy, but a good deep dark black) but the main problem with it is that everytime you wash it, or it rains, you have to reapply it..
Krylon Fusion also has a flat black, but I went with the Satin Black based on other opinions from this forum. I don't think you can go wrong either way.

2001 Yellow TJ

Installed: | Viking Fastback Top | Neoprene Seat Covers | Black Rollbar Handles| Repainted Fender Flares and Rollbar Padding | 2" Superlift BB | Superlift Steering Stabilizer | 1.25" JKS BL | 1" MML | Advance Adapters Transfer Case Bracket | 15x8 Rock Crawler Series 97 Wheels | 33" Kumho Road Venture MT's | Uniden Pro 510XL CB | 4' Firestik Firefly Antenna |

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post #222 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 02:07 PM
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Did you paint your flares while they were on, or did you remove them first? There have been different opinions on here about which is better.
I left mine on and just used the index card/painter's tape trick to mask it off. Worked very well for me and a lot quicker than having to take the flares off IMHO.

2001 Yellow TJ

Installed: | Viking Fastback Top | Neoprene Seat Covers | Black Rollbar Handles| Repainted Fender Flares and Rollbar Padding | 2" Superlift BB | Superlift Steering Stabilizer | 1.25" JKS BL | 1" MML | Advance Adapters Transfer Case Bracket | 15x8 Rock Crawler Series 97 Wheels | 33" Kumho Road Venture MT's | Uniden Pro 510XL CB | 4' Firestik Firefly Antenna |

Wish List: | Regear/Super 35 Kit | New Bumpers | Rock Sliders |


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post #223 of 1364 Old 08-23-2008, 02:13 PM
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i think i may buy a can of each and spray the inside of one flare flat and another flare satin to see which i like better before i do the outsides of them .. and which ever color i decide to use, i will use the other color to finish the inside of the rest of the flares .. or paint the undercarraige or something, i dont know..

'06 6cyl 6spd X - 2.5" Rough Country Progressive Springs, Rough Country Performance 2.2 Shocks and Steering Stabilizer, 1" PA BL, 1" JKS MML, 33x12.50 TrXus M/T's w/ Spidertrax 1.25" Spacers on 15x8 Ravines

JEEP is spelled wrong.. It should be spelled J-U-N-K
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post #224 of 1364 Old 08-28-2008, 03:09 PM
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Yup, You are showing your age! Many young guys and gals are anti chrome. Often a mod is to paint over chrome and such that old guys like yourself find attractive. As for me I'm 55 and still don't care for alot of chrome. Even with my Harley I have kept the chrome to a minimum compared to other guys my age with Harleys.
I'm 21 and I love the chrome on the front of my Jeep...it makes me and my Jeep stand out from those other "young guys and gals"
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post #225 of 1364 Old 08-28-2008, 03:47 PM
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You can remove the third light above your spare. Check you local laws though. I removed mine, and it looks better.
I like that idea because when I have my hardtop on the wiper on the back window catches on the third light (haven't figured out how to fix it yet...anyone else have that problem?), but my husband's in the military and I don't think I'd remember to check local laws every time we moved.
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