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post #6031 of 111730 Old 06-06-2007, 06:31 PM
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Got some new toys for the Jeep:



Picked them up off a guy on Craigslist for $180. The top is in pretty good shape with no cracks or holes, except its missing windows and all the hardware. The skid looks like it might be Clayton but I don't know. Its got a little surface rust, but is cleaning up great and is very straight with no scrapes or dents. I can't decide if I'm going to cut the top up for a hard bikini top like I planned or if I am going to try to fix it and use it.

Clayton's skid only has two bolt holes on the frame.


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post #6032 of 111730 Old 06-06-2007, 06:37 PM
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Good day for the Jeep.

Picked up a Tuffy single overhead console for the Jeep on Ebay. It's new but missing the key, but that's $10 from Tuffy to replace. Got it for $102.50, shipping will be an extra $25. Figure at the most I'll have around $145 into it. Still not sure if I want an overhead console, but if not, I'm sure I can get my money back out of it.

My new front bumper came, so I pulled off the bent piece of junk and put it on. It's a Smittybilt, which people seem to have mixed opinions on here about, but I don't do much off roading, and got it shipped to my door for under $300, so I can't really be picky. Here's a shot of it on.



Looks pretty empty up front at the moment, but I'll be going light shopping in a bit. Going to put a couple 6"'s where the winch would go and out towards the sides, and it should fill it up enough until I get a decent deal on a winch. Like the look of it, but now I'm going back and forth on getting the matching rear bumper...we'll see.
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post #6033 of 111730 Old 06-06-2007, 06:57 PM
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Painted the flares. Krylon Fusion- Satin Black.

Now as soon as I find my Torx bits I will remove and paint the Headlight rings.


*edit- Ok found the bit. Now painting Bezels

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post #6034 of 111730 Old 06-06-2007, 07:03 PM
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Had rubicon rocker guards installed, because the hardware would have cost me about $80. So I decided to go to a body shop, the installed them for me for $75 using rivets and bolts for underneath. I say good deal. Next up on order are my drop kick slyders, gonna take two weeks to get them to me.



Ex - 2001 Wrangler, 2" BB, 32" BGF AT's. JKS Quicker Disconnects, Oil Pan Skid, Steering Box Skid. Hard Top, Soft Top, Safari Top, Olympic Mountaineer Rack.


Current - 2008 Unlimited Wrangler Rubicon. Rock Krawler Stock Mod 2.5" lift, 35x12.50x15 Cooper STT's on Pro-Comp D-Windows, Husky Floor Liners, Mastercraft Grab Handles, Weathertech Side Window Deflectors, Hitch mounted D-Ring, Rancho Oil Pan Skid, Rugged Ridge E-Disco Skid, and a Skid Row Evap Canister Skid plate.

It is better to keep one's mouth shut and be thought a fool.... than to open it and remove all doubt.
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Replaced the spark plugs as they were in desperate need of changing. Amazing how a simple fix like this can make the whole engine run better.

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Installed LEDs in my guages, had to do a lot of taking out and flippin around to get them all to work but the blue is damn cool, GREAT mod for $25.
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post #6038 of 111730 Old 06-07-2007, 08:49 AM
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i installed a power window kit in my tj:





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post #6039 of 111730 Old 06-07-2007, 10:51 AM
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Ordered my 35" Maxxis Bighorns!!! Also doing a MML at the same time. I'll post pics when I get them installed.

35" MTR Kevlars
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Ordered my 35" Maxxis Bighorns!!! Also doing a MML at the same time. I'll post pics when I get them installed.
Please get some pics up.. If they can still flex a little with a 3" SL and 1" BL that's the next size I plan on going when my 33's run out.. You also have a D35 rear, are you not worried about that with 35's? Do you have a CV/SYE? Just wondering because I would love 35's if they can work with a 3" SL and 1" BL.

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my bad, try now.
Still doesn't work for me!

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Finally got around to cleaning out my cowl drain. That is a pain to get off and on. Have pics if anyone wants to see what they are getting into, it’s pretty easy though once you see what’s there.

Tattoos, women and Jeeps...... I need to find cheaper hobbies.


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yesterday aftternoon,

Did a five tire rotation and cleaned/polished the wheels while they were off.

took the hard top off/ installed the solft top.

remounted the CB antenna. washed and waxed.

All in preparation for the killington jamboree next week.



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yesterday aftternoon,

Did a five tire rotation and cleaned/polished the wheels while they were off.

took the hard top off/ installed the solft top.

remounted the CB antenna. washed and waxed.

All in preparation for the killington jamboree next week.



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Damn, is that next week already? By the time I got commitment from a few friends, they were all sold out. Think we're gonna hit the one in PA in September.



Ex - 2001 Wrangler, 2" BB, 32" BGF AT's. JKS Quicker Disconnects, Oil Pan Skid, Steering Box Skid. Hard Top, Soft Top, Safari Top, Olympic Mountaineer Rack.


Current - 2008 Unlimited Wrangler Rubicon. Rock Krawler Stock Mod 2.5" lift, 35x12.50x15 Cooper STT's on Pro-Comp D-Windows, Husky Floor Liners, Mastercraft Grab Handles, Weathertech Side Window Deflectors, Hitch mounted D-Ring, Rancho Oil Pan Skid, Rugged Ridge E-Disco Skid, and a Skid Row Evap Canister Skid plate.

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Damn, is that next week already? By the time I got commitment from a few friends, they were all sold out. Think we're gonna hit the one in PA in September.
goint to catskills in sept.

but will be at rausch creek, PA august 10, 11, 12, with the jonfund group.


sorry to take this off topic,


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