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post #2206 of Old 12-23-2011, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Muddy4DSM View Post
Just dropped off my shackle pins down at the powder coat line - new coat red powder, coming right up! Gonna blast off the old color on them too...

Not to sound like a total pretty boy on this one, but the ARB shackles I got from Quadratec came in a box just kinda floating around in there and the red pins were all chipped to hell, looks like they've had a few years of abuse. Is this normal for this type of part to be this beat up? Either way, it's getting a new coat so they look clean after installation
Got the pins back...

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post #2207 of Old 12-23-2011, 05:42 PM
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looks good
i spray painted mine red to see what they look like
im still unsure if i like it..it was a dull rear tho not glossy so i may re-do it
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post #2208 of Old 12-23-2011, 06:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Muddy4DSM View Post
I hope you don't mind, but I actually used your design for the hole layout and the plug weld idea on the top side. Then took some of the shape design from the $150 ones and used that to give it a little detail.

I'm taking some pictures as I go and can hopefully make a little build guide when I'm done and I can link from your thread. I just won't want to get in trouble from the manufacturer for building something similar to what they sell, ya know?
It's no prob. Thats why I made the thread.
If you build em and sell em, they might have a prob with u, but if you are just building them for yourself, I can see no issue

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post #2209 of Old 12-23-2011, 08:12 PM
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New wipers and washer fluid.

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post #2210 of Old 12-23-2011, 11:22 PM
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Towed the snowmobiles with it. Washing it is on the list tomorrow.



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post #2211 of Old 12-24-2011, 12:22 AM
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Today I installed the 4XGuard Rock Rails, Front Guard and Belly Guard. Tomorrow it gets a wash and then pictures during daylight hours.

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post #2212 of Old 12-24-2011, 07:56 AM
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Replaced all the laredo trim with Limited wood trim, looks much better!
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post #2213 of Old 12-24-2011, 01:49 PM
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Put on the aFe intake
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post #2214 of Old 12-24-2011, 03:30 PM
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I fixed the drivers handle on my jeep. went pretty smoothly. used some nuts to hold it on the two plastic pins that are moulded to the inside of the panel. Some self tapping screws and sealed it up with pvc cement. that's the stuff you use to join pvc pipes together

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post #2215 of Old 12-25-2011, 08:36 PM
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Removed the resonator from my custom magnaflow exhaust I had made and got my new rola roof basket.
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post #2216 of Old 12-26-2011, 05:19 AM
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Got my Matrix coming in today, and I finished my expanded aluminum grill yesterday. Jeep's coming together
Thought you were selling?
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post #2217 of Old 12-26-2011, 12:51 PM
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Went wheeling on my day off yesterday, got some battle scars and ripped my rear bumper off on some rocks, guess its time to invest in some 4xguard skids

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post #2218 of Old 12-26-2011, 01:11 PM
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Pics of the carnage

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post #2219 of Old 12-26-2011, 02:59 PM
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Went and picked up the new d-rings for my Matrix. Also, got my first speeding ticket in this Jeep.

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post #2220 of Old 12-26-2011, 04:27 PM
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Finally finished my headlamp conversion!!!

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