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Unread 02-14-2012, 10:25 PM   #16
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Looking good Efrain! Best color out there! I may be a little biased though
Dark Khaki bros, thats all

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Unread 02-14-2012, 10:41 PM   #17
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Alright so i got my Viair compressor and tank install done today and also my intake was in when i got home as a nice little surprise here are the pics

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Unread 02-14-2012, 11:40 PM   #18
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Looks great bud! That is some nice equipment.
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Unread 02-15-2012, 05:57 AM   #19
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Looks great bud! That is some nice equipment.
Hey thanks bud, like I said the gf bout the oba for me! Install was a bit frustrating which is why I took care of the brackets and mounting location my friend did the wiring and plumbing
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Unread 02-15-2012, 07:53 AM   #20
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nice build efrain, ive been asking you to see pics of your rig for what- 3 weeks now when i could have seen them on fb the whole time. lol.
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Unread 02-15-2012, 07:55 AM   #21
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nice build efrain, ive been asking you to see pics of your rig for what- 3 weeks now when i could have seen them on fb the whole time. lol.
Haha yeah I noticed that this morning when I saw the post on wk&xk about our usernames lol its cool man I really dont mind
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Unread 06-27-2012, 09:25 PM   #22
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Great Looking Jeep!

Any issues with the 285's and just a standard OME HD? I'm about to do my install and haven't purchased tires yet, I keep going back and forth between 265's and 285's. I know you said you did the fender mod's, I'm planning on those regardless of which tires I get.

One other question for you- where did you find that OBA system? I like that!
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Unread 06-27-2012, 09:38 PM   #23
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Great Looking Jeep!

Any issues with the 285's and just a standard OME HD? I'm about to do my install and haven't purchased tires yet, I keep going back and forth between 265's and 285's. I know you said you did the fender mod's, I'm planning on those regardless of which tires I get.

One other question for you- where did you find that OBA system? I like that!
Its an OME HD with MLLs in the rear. Before the MLLs I didnt do the entire rear fender and I crunched one full flex. After MLLs, they provide a lil more lift which helped the 285s clear with 1.5” spacers.

I couldn't be happier with this setup.

The OBA system was a gift from the gf. I told her id been looking into an OBA system and she did her homework. Its a ViAir system. One of their vendors is on here always helpin out. Mine is the economy 400c model
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Unread 06-28-2012, 11:35 AM   #24
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Fantastic build dude! Very clean. I love the Hulk rims, def gives it a different look. Whats next on the list?
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Unread 06-28-2012, 11:57 AM   #25
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Fantastic build dude! Very clean. I love the Hulk rims, def gives it a different look. Whats next on the list?
Im wiring up some KCs tomorrow. Skid plates on the way, front and rear bumper w/swing away tire carrier, custom roof rack,
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Unread 07-15-2012, 11:45 AM   #26
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Alright, So I've been contemplating doing this for a while. I finally bit the bullet. I decided to bedline the fenders. Fenders ONLY.

I picked up some Rust-Oleum spray on bedliner.
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I had used this on a buddy's tundra to see how the finish would look.

So then another friend of mine helped me mask out the area we were going to paint.
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so began the spraying
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After seeing how the finish looked with the Dark Khaki I decided to paint the back tailgate bar also.

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This is how it came out. You can barely tell I did anything, I love that. The jeep is filthy right now so I'm not sure if that has anything to do with the subtlety of the difference. Once I wash the jeep I'll post more pics.

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Unread 07-15-2012, 11:58 AM   #27
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Looks good, did you prep the paint any?
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Unread 07-15-2012, 12:23 PM   #28
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Looks good, did you prep the paint any?
Didn't have to. All I did was clean it.the spray can be applied directly to the paint
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Unread 07-15-2012, 01:05 PM   #29
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I have been considering this exact thing (fenders only). Can't wait to see how it looks with the clean Jeep and a full body shot.

Great writeup- thx!
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Unread 08-01-2012, 10:09 AM   #30
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Time for a new engine. Looking into a 6.1
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