BoraBora build thread - Page 6 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum > BoraBora build thread

PANDEMIC-USA 50" Double row LED LIGHT BAR!! These thiBaseline 4x4 Lifetime Warranty 4340 Chromoly Axle Shaft Ki50" white/amber dual-color LED lights bars for $349 S

Reply
Unread 10-20-2013, 07:18 PM   #76
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
Quote:
Originally Posted by 0321Nick View Post
Did it get keyed while rocking Old Glory?
Indeed it did. Which is what leads me to believe that it may be why it was keyed. Maybe it was "too nationalistic" for someones taste?

__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-20-2013, 08:25 PM   #77
0321Nick
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Woodbridge, VA
Posts: 747
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora
Indeed it did. Which is what leads me to believe that it may be why it was keyed. Maybe it was "too nationalistic" for someones taste?
F 'em.
__________________
KHAKI CLUB #65
2006 WK 4.7L V8 - Modified OME HD with Bilstein 5125s (28" length); JBA UCA; JKS Rear Discos; K&N CAI; PowerStop Discs; HyperTech; TOYO Open Country AT IIs 285/70/17; + some other goodies
0321Nick is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-21-2013, 12:42 PM   #78
Tcolin2351
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Yorkville, Illinois
Posts: 362
Quote:
Originally Posted by 0321Nick View Post
F 'em.
I'd leave the scratches in it if it was keyed because of the Stars and Stripes.
Tcolin2351 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 10-21-2013, 02:18 PM   #79
K9SAR
Member
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Posts: 204
Quote:
Originally Posted by 0321Nick View Post
F 'em.
__________________
'06 Overland 5.7 Hemi / QDII / Silver WK Member #59, LED Backup lights, AEV Argent Pintlers, Floor liners. Gibson 3" Stainless Steel Exhaust, 6" Hybrid Superlift / OME lift, 6" JBA rear springs, JBA UCA's, 35x12.5/17 Goodyear MTR's, Steel Armadillo Rock Sliders, 4xGuard Bash Plates
K9SAR is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-05-2013, 07:18 PM   #80
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
Updates updates! Black housing lights in. Also forgot to update I got the brand new Duratracs mounted.







__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-05-2013, 08:55 PM   #81
Jeepforthewin
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Jacksonville, Fl
Posts: 2,134
Lookin good! Where did you get the headlights from??
__________________
2010 JKU - Stock for now
2005 WK - 6" lift, 35" BFG's, a lot more (SOLD)
Jeepforthewin is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-06-2013, 07:14 AM   #82
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jeepforthewin View Post
Lookin good! Where did you get the headlights from??
eBay! $150 with free shipping. Installed them with the bumper still on too (huge pain in the butt).
__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-06-2013, 03:51 PM   #83
DarthJeep
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Posts: 258
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora View Post
eBay! $150 with free shipping. Installed them with the bumper still on too (huge pain in the butt).
What brand are they?
__________________
Build Thread - http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/darthjeep-build-thread-2842722/
Black Wk Club 166
DarthJeep is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-06-2013, 04:09 PM   #84
origin
Registered User
2009 WK 
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: White Rock, BC
Posts: 45
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora View Post
Updates updates! Black housing lights in. Also forgot to update I got the brand new Duratracs mounted.
Have you noticed a drop in power going to the 285's?
origin is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-06-2013, 06:55 PM   #85
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarthJeep View Post
What brand are they?
No idea, they didn't specify. Really good quality though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by origin View Post
Have you noticed a drop in power going to the 285's?
Nothing terrible. It's a bit slower accelerating, however I still have passing power. In fact I just made a trip this weekend and passed a few cars going 80.
__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-09-2013, 10:34 AM   #86
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
Rola roof rack with 4 Hella lights mounted to it?

Can someone with a Rola answer some of my questions? I heard you have to seal the connection points when putting the rack together to avoid rusting? Also how would you mount lights to it?
__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-09-2013, 01:18 PM   #87
Anon155
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Gainesville, FL
Posts: 372
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora View Post
Rola roof rack with 4 Hella lights mounted to it?

Can someone with a Rola answer some of my questions? I heard you have to seal the connection points when putting the rack together to avoid rusting? Also how would you mount lights to it?
Why not go with a light bar? Less power is needed and it would be a lot brighter than the Hella's unless you plan to put some HID's in.

You'll need to seal the Rola with something or water will get in there and drip rusty gunk all over the top of your jeep. I used some black silicone on the seams and screw holes, and then wrapped black electrical tape very tightly around the seam just in case. You hardly notice it unless you're looking for it. Never had a problem with the rust. Just touch up the rack up with some flat black paint or bed liner every few months and you should be good to go with any rust issues.

A lot of different companies make mounts. I'd get something as low profile as possible. I used these brackets for both my light bar and reverse lights. Kind of bulky, but they are sturdy and I got them for a lot cheaper, like 30 bucks a pair if I remember right. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-1-2-tube-O...-/380239007551
__________________
05 Jeep Grand Cherokee: ORT 4X4; Khaki #55
Too many mod's to list...
Anon155 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-10-2013, 02:31 PM   #88
BoraBora
Registered User
2015 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: McLean, VA
Posts: 776
I really want an LED light bar, however, I just don't have the money for one and can't justify the price tags on them.

So I should silicone or epoxy the seams shut? Okay that sounds pretty easy. Touching up the rack every few months? Does it really get that weathered? It seems like such a pain to respray every few months.
__________________
'15 JK Sport
'06 WK 3.5" lift on 33's (Sold)
BoraBora is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-10-2013, 04:44 PM   #89
Anon155
Registered User
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Gainesville, FL
Posts: 372
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora View Post
I really want an LED light bar, however, I just don't have the money for one and can't justify the price tags on them.

So I should silicone or epoxy the seams shut? Okay that sounds pretty easy. Touching up the rack every few months? Does it really get that weathered? It seems like such a pain to respray every few months.
Yeap! I'd use silicone, it can be painted and there's a bit of a gap at the seam. Idk if epoxy would cover it.

The whole rack doesn't need to be resprayed every few months. The powder coat has held up good on it. But the rack doesn't have the cleanest welding job.....The welds tend to show rust over time. I constantly have stuff up there on trips, so it gets beat up and scratched over the summer. I use a small paint brush and flat black paint to touch up where it gets scratched before winter. I've had it for 2 years and it still looks brand new. You could prevent the rust all together by spraying bed liner all over it. I know Jay did that to his with herculiner I believe.
__________________
05 Jeep Grand Cherokee: ORT 4X4; Khaki #55
Too many mod's to list...
Anon155 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 11-10-2013, 04:49 PM   #90
Tcolin2351
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Yorkville, Illinois
Posts: 362
Quote:
Originally Posted by BoraBora
I really want an LED light bar, however, I just don't have the money for one and can't justify the price tags on them. So I should silicone or epoxy the seams shut? Okay that sounds pretty easy. Touching up the rack every few months? Does it really get that weathered? It seems like such a pain to respray every few months.
Try Crawl Off Road. I found a decently priced LED bar on there. crawloffroad.net
__________________
06 5.7 HEMI / 17inch Pro Comp 1089 wheels / OME HD (3in) / Flowmaster Super 40 / Aspen Creek Boulder Grille / 265/70/17 Fierce Attitude MT's
Tcolin2351 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.