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Unread 07-13-2013, 05:41 PM   #1
tonkatrucksryan
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Front end assembly!! Please Help!!!

Ok so what is the best way to re-install your hood and fenders (75CJ5). I am totally frustrated and there has to be a better way. What's is your way?

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Unread 07-13-2013, 05:54 PM   #2
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Grill 1st, loose. Then hood, loose. Get it centered and gaps right. Snug down slightly. Then fenders to grill, top and bottom screws. Align rear to tub.

There may be a better way, but this is my recommendation. It take a while to get right. Also a send set of hands and eye help a lot.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 05:59 PM   #3
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If I put to bolts in the rear of the fenders it is hell trying to get the front fenders to line up with the grill.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 06:02 PM   #4
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Do the fender to grill 1st. My hardest part was getting the hod to center. but the issue on mine is with the aftermarket fenders I need to drill new holes in mine.
you will most likely need a second pair of hands.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 06:15 PM   #5
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Unread 07-13-2013, 07:46 PM   #6
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Don't tighten any bolts until all of them have been started.

The pitfalls of aftermarket parts rears its ugly head.
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Unread 07-13-2013, 08:05 PM   #7
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Thanks guys!!!!
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