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post #82036 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 01:16 AM
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Oh not much, put a decal on my windshield. More if a temporary/joke. Little back story on the decal. I have a buddy who had his 73 vega drag car re painted and re lettered/decal this winter, and this was part of what's leftover.

I like the style of the vinyl, but not necessarily the decal word. But hey, you can't put a price on good friends and good fun

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post #82037 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 05:07 AM
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Hillbillly....I need to get me a sticker like that.
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post #82038 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 05:25 AM
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That decal is a reflective black, and actually looks damn good. But the letters are a little tall so the tail of the "Y" hangs down right into the top of my view. That's what was meant by the word. I am not too proud to embrace my stereotype... Haha

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post #82039 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 05:55 AM
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That decal is a reflective black, and actually looks damn good. But the letters are a little tall so the tail of the "Y" hangs down right into the top of my view. That's what was meant by the word. I am not too proud to embrace my stereotype... Haha

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right on, that's what I'm talkin bout

I'm serious though, I'm going to get one made...probably different style, but it's right up my alley Not to mention my wife calls me that from time to time, especially when I come up with some genius solution for fixing a problem on the jeep

Thinking of trying a play on it though, maybe "WHEELBILLY"
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post #82040 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 06:09 AM
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right on, that's what I'm talkin bout

I'm serious though, I'm going to get one made...probably different style, but it's right up my alley Not to mention my wife calls me that from time to time, especially when I come up with some genius solution for fixing a problem on the jeep

Thinking of trying a play on it though, maybe "WHEELBILLY"
My friends refer to me as the "sophisticated redneck" if it wasn't so long, I'd have that on my good decal.

They find it funny that I'm in to jeeps, guns, and barbecue, but eat organic vegetables, former coffee and craft beer.

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Put the top back on
Can't wait to pick the bikini hardware up over the weekend and lose the full top.

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If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.
- Samuel Adams
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post #82041 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 06:14 AM
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My friends refer to me as the "sophisticated redneck" if it wasn't so long, I'd have that on my good decal.

They find it funny that I'm in to jeeps, guns, and barbecue, but eat organic vegetables, former coffee and craft beer.

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Put the top back on
Can't wait to pick the bikini hardware up over the weekend and lose the full top.

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I feel you I used to drive a real nice audi and enjoyed stepping out of it around town wearing some overalls and no shirt

On Topic - It's been raining quite good here for the past few days, I dooshed the interior real nice yesterday as water had collected on the tounneau and I backed out of a parking spot a little too quickly...I have GOT to pull the drain plugs and carpet SOON
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post #82042 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 06:21 AM
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right on, that's what I'm talkin bout

I'm serious though, I'm going to get one made...probably different style, but it's right up my alley Not to mention my wife calls me that from time to time, especially when I come up with some genius solution for fixing a problem on the jeep

Thinking of trying a play on it though, maybe "WHEELBILLY"
Go for it, post pictures up when it's done. As for the not driving the stereotypical vehicle, I lived in Colorado springs when I was in the military, and I got all sorts of funny looks when I would go out in public rocking my redneck attire. Bibs, boots, flannel and generally worn out clothing. As Phil would say, "yuppies!" I guess they don't understand.

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post #82043 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 06:23 AM
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hillbilly lols - I'll definitely post pics
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post #82044 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 07:24 AM
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Still have 2 years to go for me. Can't wait for that day to arrive.
Mine would have been 2 years longer but thanks to the deer that hit me I just laid cash on top of the $2800 insurance check.

I'll live with the crinkle in the hood and door for a paid off Jeep.

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post #82045 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 07:35 AM
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hahahahah been there...did not end well for me. It's amazing how much water weighs.
A little more than 8lbs per gallon.
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post #82046 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 09:21 AM
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wow i gotta check that out. I never knew that was there and I've lived here 7 years. I guess i don't get out enough.
^ Ditto - been here 8 yrs myself and first I've heard or seen of it.

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post #82047 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 09:29 AM
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Its minor but it makes me happy- changed my windshield decal

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Just noticed the spare tire shaking on the tailgate, and after inspection saw my new wheels are about 2 inches from the rubber bump stops on the tailgate. Does anyone know if they make extended bump stops for the TJ? I saw some homemade bumpstops made out of PVC when i did a quick google search, but thats way too crude. I want to at least use some rubber if i make my own.
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post #82049 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 09:41 AM
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Test drove it after putting the steering gear and lines back together last night. Also adjusted my e-brake and passed my state inspection!
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post #82050 of 109756 Old 04-04-2013, 09:53 AM
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Tried fixing my broken bump stop bolt last night, since I'm taking it wheeling this weekend. I drilled out the broken bolt and used the easy out which then broke off and now there's nothing to grip on it to get it out. You can't drill out that type of metal as well. No torches or anything available right now.... UGH!
I do have a plan to fix it which means welding a 2" metal bump stop to the top of the coil bucket until I can remove the buckets and fix them properly when I out board the shocks and move the upper coil mounts.
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