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Unread 02-21-2009, 12:54 AM   #16546
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I only mention this because I did the same thing when I put my radio in... your stereo mounting plate is upside-down.

If you take a close look at the radius in the corners, you'll notice that the opening has sharper curves on the top, and larger radius curves on the bottom of the opening.

Flip your mounting plate over, and you'll close up that gap you have in the top corners between the mounting plate and the dash bezel.

Nice lacrosse ball shifter

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Unread 02-21-2009, 01:09 AM   #16547
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Popped my Rubicon's offroad cherry ... Well kinda

My Rubicon was a chromed out mall crawler when I bought it and didn't have a scratch on it so I know it has never been on a trail before I got it. Hasn't been offroad yet because I am still building the bumpers. I Found a off camber hill while trying to find a house and decided to try and get up it. Well I did it in 4LO with the lockers and got on two wheels teetering (no discos yet) and had to claw up it because it was pretty steep.

It wasn't really all that hard core but it was just enough of a tease of the capabilities that it's really making me want to go play now!
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Unread 02-21-2009, 02:16 AM   #16548
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Got an avg of 20mpg on its last tank! It was boring though.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 06:32 AM   #16549
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painted the grill gloss black and began my install of my fuel cell
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Unread 02-21-2009, 07:14 AM   #16550
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Installed a AEM cold air intake kit with 1" throttle body spacer on my '99 4.0L. Very easy install and WOW what a difference in power, highly recommend this intake to anyone looking. I have the new rock hard rear bumper too but hafta see what this snow storm is gonna do before I try and install that out in the cold.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 07:22 AM   #16551
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got my km2's on yesterday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Unread 02-21-2009, 09:45 AM   #16552
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changed the factory spark plugs out to Autolite APP985s yesterday. Figured after 51k miles it was about time
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Unread 02-21-2009, 10:45 AM   #16553
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Wired and mounted my amp. Rotated tires.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 11:02 AM   #16554
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The Past Week

I have replaced U-joints in rear drive-shaft, Replaced pinion seals twice, remove diff. cover cleaned and re-sealed. Removed back seat and carpet, removed the small lower portion of the front flares. Moved My KC's from the front bumper to the windshield mounts. Put the top all the way on.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 01:20 PM   #16555
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Only had to swap out a Xenon headlight bulb today.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 01:26 PM   #16556
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Washed the mud from last week off, just before it rained. Rained? That means fresh untracked mud. Gotta go.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 02:24 PM   #16557
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Yesterday I removed the hard top, installed the safari bikini, windjammer, and duster. Then swapped my stock diff cover for a Riddler.

Fun thing is I get to swap the covers back now that the Riddler strikes my track bar, Yeah!
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Unread 02-21-2009, 04:12 PM   #16558
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Weather was so nice to day I went out and bought new spark plugs for both the TJ and the 03 Liberty (Champion 2214 and NVG Platinums respectively). Broke one on the TJ so I have 5 new and one old. They don't have any left until Monday so I will have to go with that until then. Got both vehicles replaced. The Liberty plugs looked way older than the TJ's but I don't know the history of it so I figured I may as well. I think changing from what looks like Platinums to the Champions improved performance. Not a lot, could be psychosomatic though.
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Unread 02-21-2009, 04:17 PM   #16559
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In the last two weeks:....
fixed the AC
pulled the carpets and detailed the interior
pulled the dash to clean all the spaces in between
planned a sound system install
planned AUX lighting
fixed the back up lights (and appearently ABS too)
replaced my headlights


having everything work better than when i first got it 4 years ago it feels like a new car. i am stoked!
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Unread 02-21-2009, 04:52 PM   #16560
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I have replaced U-joints in rear drive-shaft, Replaced pinion seals twice, remove diff. cover cleaned and re-sealed. Removed back seat and carpet, removed the small lower portion of the front flares. Moved My KC's from the front bumper to the windshield mounts. Put the top all the way on.
pinion seals front or rear? i need to do my rear one, ive read up on it but was wondering how easy it was and how it went for you.
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