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Unread 10-03-2004, 05:28 PM   #31
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All I am saying is that is seems odd to remove chrome on a 2004 Unlimited and replace it with a painted part. You have to admit it does seem strange.
why would you buy an unlimited in the first place??? they are sooo ugly.... un Jeepish

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Unread 10-07-2004, 05:50 PM   #32
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Im 16 and chrome is ok only to an extent... and jeep wheels being chrome is a definate nono. Some cars it looks good on, but the bezels look really nice matching your jeep, even in a black they look sharp.
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Unread 10-11-2004, 07:18 PM   #33
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Wow, painting the bezels really changed the look of your bumper! I'm gonna try that one!

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It is not painting them to match your jeep, but i dont see why not. I painted mine black and i like the way it trunned out, i dont like chrome.

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sorta hard to really tell, it was the best pic that was clean that you could sorta see it in.

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Unread 10-11-2004, 07:21 PM   #34
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I installed a 300 Watt Rat Shack inverter over the weekend and integrated the outlets & switch into my dash. Kinda like in this write-up.

The Radio Shack 2-outlet inverter was around $100, but you can find less expensive models. I think Wally World has a single-outlet 400 Watt inverter for about $40.
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Unread 10-12-2004, 01:36 PM   #35
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That is actually a pretty neat idea, i dont think i will ever do it but i like it.

yeah spray paint can do wonders on bumpers if used correctly, haha
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Unread 10-12-2004, 04:20 PM   #36
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Those mountain climbing things (for lack of a better name) that j33p suggested also work well on the soft top as zipper pulls if you get the little ones. Especially if you have a sailcloth top - I have skinned my knuckles quite a few times on mine.

I've got key rings on mine, I could only imagine the flapping those things would do on the highway.
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Unread 10-16-2004, 10:12 PM   #37
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I installed a 300 Watt Rat Shack inverter over the weekend and integrated the outlets & switch into my dash. Kinda like in this write-up.

The Radio Shack 2-outlet inverter was around $100, but you can find less expensive models. I think Wally World has a single-outlet 400 Watt inverter for about $40.
Man!! That is a tight idea!! Love it! I have a 400w inverter I found on the net for like $40 ... (http://dcacpowerinverters.com/) but it's not installed yet... now I just gotta find space in my JGC for all this stuff...

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Unread 10-18-2004, 09:19 AM   #38
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That's a pretty cool idea with the inverter. Does anyone know if 300-400 watts will run power tools fine? Like a grinder or power drill? I would assume so since it says it will run a 20" TV. I found a 400watt 2 socket inverter at radio shack here for 60$ Canadian. Now I just have to find room in my YJ dash, it's a bit tighter to the firewall than TJ's.
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Unread 10-18-2004, 03:00 PM   #39
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flip your sun visors so you don't have to read the warnings all the time.
Please explain what it means by "flip your sun visors" ?? How exactly do you do this ??? I hate those little labels, tyey bug the hell out of me.

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Unread 10-18-2004, 04:03 PM   #40
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I don't know if that is sarcasm or not but I'll reply. Why not just peel them off. Mine came off super easy, granted they are old, if your newer one's don't peel so nice just use some 'goo gone' on the sticky left over.
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Unread 10-18-2004, 04:09 PM   #41
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No, its not sarcasm, I'd really like to know. I tried the hair dryer and a heat gun but nothing worked. I got the labels off of the drivers side but the passenger side has been a PITA !!! I tried Goo B Gone but that took way too much elbow grease. At this point I'm just looking for the easy way out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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Unread 10-18-2004, 06:42 PM   #42
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No, its not sarcasm, I'd really like to know. I tried the hair dryer and a heat gun but nothing worked. I got the labels off of the drivers side but the passenger side has been a PITA !!! I tried Goo B Gone but that took way too much elbow grease. At this point I'm just looking for the easy way out. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

well i havent take mine off but i always used my moms nail polish remover for taking sticky stickers off of things...hasent failed me yet...my dad taught me this
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Unread 10-18-2004, 11:08 PM   #43
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why not just take the visors off alltogether? they're not that big a help anyway. Mine are gone. I've replaced them by hooking a sunvisor around the rear-view mirror.
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Unread 10-23-2004, 09:54 PM   #44
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I believe that they meant to SWAP the visors(Driver to pass, pass to driver) and re-install ( my guess)

1)Trim each side of the front bumper to desired length and perhaps gut an angle on it.
2)Hook up some offroad lights and get creative on wear you put them. Not just on the bumper...
3)4" angle iron 1/4" thick makes a great rear bumper, and weld a reciever hitch to it. Taper the corners on both sides.
4)And dont forget that, "Stickers add horsepower!"
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Unread 10-24-2004, 01:33 AM   #45
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you could spray paint the visors black, hence, covering up said warnings!! That's what I did 2 years ago. No problems since
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