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Unread 11-03-2006, 12:58 PM   #3151
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they are worthless for protection and are what "mall rated" jeeps run to try and look hardcore.
wow

what do you suggest?

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Unread 11-03-2006, 01:34 PM   #3152
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I finally moved my winch control box under the hood. It makes the front of the jeep look a lot cleaner. Next I plan to build an in-cab winch control if I can find the parts lying around the house (broke again, sigh)
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Unread 11-04-2006, 03:49 PM   #3153
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Installed a skyjacker transfer case shifter linkage bracket, a 1" body lift, and a 1" motor mount lift. The motor mount lift was 'challenging'.

Busy day for me...time for a beer.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 03:59 PM   #3154
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Today I made my TJ, well.......mine!

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Unread 11-04-2006, 04:48 PM   #3155
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I installed a locking gas cap which arrived yesterday from jeepworld.com. I'd considered one of those fancy aluminum locking doors, but couldn't justify spending $100 on it when the locking cap is only $15. I also considered the locking cap which can be keyed to use my ignition key, but even that would have been $50 or more by the time I got through. The $15 cap with an additional key will work just fine
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Unread 11-04-2006, 04:55 PM   #3156
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I painted my headlight trim rings black. It was the only chrome on my rig, so it had to go.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 04:56 PM   #3157
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I put my bikini and duster back on. The weather is getting really pretty here.... mid 70's and sunny.

Last night I ordered some 3" black diamond springs to replace my 2.25" spacer in the front.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 06:04 PM   #3158
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Cleaned, adjusted, and bled the brakes. Feels great and stops awesome, even running a set of heavy 32's on steel wheels.

Realized that my turning radius issues weren't from my crossover steering conversion, but were due to adjustments I did a couple years ago, when I was running stock. Fixed that and got back turning I should have had. Plan to check my clearances tomorrow in the light and see if I have room to make it even a little better.

Started swapping out my bent spare tire carrier for one I had lying around in the garage. Realized that backing into a tree will not only bend your carrier, but can also bend your tailgate. Had a few issues because of that, and still have to modify it a little bit to work like I want, so this simple five minute job will have to be finished up in the morning.

Helped a newbie to my club install a set of rockers on his YJ. Easy install, and he was very happy with the results.

Tomorrow will be used to finish up the stuff I started today, along with an oil change. Also start packing up for next weekends wheeling trip.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 06:27 PM   #3159
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I did the Rubicon locker mod. Waiting for the snow!
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Unread 11-04-2006, 06:44 PM   #3160
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what is the rubi locker mod?
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Unread 11-04-2006, 07:15 PM   #3161
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New RadiatorBarn radiator installed. A big improvement in quality compared to the stock radiator.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 08:52 PM   #3162
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what is the rubi locker mod?

makes it so you can lock without being in 4-low i believe
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Unread 11-04-2006, 08:54 PM   #3163
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got my new 32's mounted, and finally did my CB antenna mount too.



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Unread 11-04-2006, 09:01 PM   #3164
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what is the rubi locker mod?
The one where you can use the lockers in 4-hi and 4-low.
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Unread 11-04-2006, 09:09 PM   #3165
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removed my back seat and all the mounting brackets and seatbelts so I could install my rear storage box.

Built the rear storage box and installed it. I will post pics tomorrow. It turned out really nice.
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