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Unread 03-19-2012, 11:03 PM   #31
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I had LED tails and revers lights and only needed resistors for the front once I installed the LEDs up there. Try a pair of 6ohm resistors and if that doesn't work try 3ohm.
I have 6 ohm ones that I'm going to install tomorrow. How did you mount them? I imagine they get pretty hot?

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Unread 03-20-2012, 12:00 AM   #32
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Yes they get hot. I mounted mine on the inside lip of the engine compartment just aft of the headlights.

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Unread 03-21-2012, 12:31 AM   #33
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Yes they get hot. I mounted mine on the inside lip of the engine compartment just aft of the headlights.
I guess you wired in some longer wires?
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Unread 03-21-2012, 08:33 AM   #34
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Yes I extended the wires on each end to have plenty of wiggle room. Otherwise mounting locations are very limited.
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Unread 03-23-2012, 01:40 PM   #35
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some 3157's won't fit through the hole in the headlight housing though, but the ones above in quotes do and work perfectly.

you don't need resistors but since they're LEDs they will blink twice as fast as the stock bulbs. wired as below EXCEPT THE POSITIVE SHOULD BE WIRED TO THE GREEN WIRE (I didn't take a pic after I fixed it

the resistors i got were sold by ebay seller ceresimports08 and titled "Load Resistor Fix LED Bulb Fast Flash Turn Signal Blink" and they are 6 ohm and come with the taps needed to wire them in
I can't get mine to work. Using your picture as the guide: do you wire them into the first and third wires? I did that and I can't get them to work.
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Unread 03-24-2012, 10:49 AM   #36
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I can't get mine to work. Using your picture as the guide: do you wire them into the first and third wires? I did that and I can't get them to work.
Yea I did first and third and it works fine...that's weird, maybe it's bc you have LEDs in the rear?
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Unread 03-25-2012, 01:51 AM   #37
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Yea I did first and third and it works fine...that's weird, maybe it's bc you have LEDs in the rear?
I have led rears, license plate, and reverse lights. I'm upgrading to 3 ohm resistors as per Omelet's recommendation.
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Unread 03-25-2012, 06:02 AM   #38
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How it sits as of now:
How much lift did you get, front and rear, after the Bilsteins and strut plates???

Jeep looks great.
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Unread 03-25-2012, 05:47 PM   #39
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How much lift did you get, front and rear, after the Bilsteins and strut plates???

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from the bilsteins, strut plates, and new spring isolators I got 2" up front and .5" in the rear
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Unread 03-29-2012, 07:01 AM   #40
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from the bilsteins, strut plates, and new spring isolators I got 2" up front and .5" in the rear
Do you think the spring isolators gave you any lift? I've read that the Bilsteins are good for 3/8" and the front strut plates about 1/2". Do you think that's about right?
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Unread 03-29-2012, 11:45 AM   #41
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i think the spring isolators gave some lift since the old ones were completely worn...i took measurements everytime i did anything to it and the measurements didn't really make sense since the strut plates/bilsteins/isolators up front gave 2" lift and the isolators/bilsteins in the rear didn't do much at all (less than .5")
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Unread 04-20-2012, 03:20 PM   #42
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installed my 4xguard rear guard 2 the other day...it didn't line up the way i wanted with either set of holes so i drilled my own holes exactly 1" from the one set of holes (center to center) as seen below:







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Unread 05-10-2012, 01:44 PM   #43
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installed my 4xGuard Matrix a little while ago and finally took pics with my camera instead of my phone:


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Unread 05-10-2012, 02:03 PM   #44
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Jeep's lookin good!

You mentioned new spring isolators - did you get them from JBA?

One on the top and bottom of the rear coils?
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Unread 05-10-2012, 02:18 PM   #45
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looks good man, real clean.

Idk about that rear guard...its shaped funny for my liking.
which gen is that one?
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