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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:06 PM   #88156
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Today I painted a strip on the lower portion of the body. Does a nice job of hiding some of the large scares from the po. You can still obviously see how the body is bent in some. I also ordered my JKS 1.25" Body Lift today


Also stripped the driver side flares and painted the passenger side flares

And added a small touch
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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:12 PM   #88157
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Looks like a perfect off road dragster lol
Haha thanks. I work on dragsters for work. I was thinking the same thing actually




Got it finished up! Also got new brakes on! Thing rides beautifully! Still waiting on my CCFABS front hoodlines.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:30 PM   #88158
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About 4 hours away, Taking the back roads and keeping it slow. Had to sweet talk the girl at the front desk because they aren't supposed to rent to jeeps with soft tops.
Cool. You'll wanna go slower and leave plenty of room to stop. When I pulled mine to AZ the TJ knew it was there but did good. I only had the 4x8 but it weighed in around 1600 lbs.

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Why not?
They won't rent to any convertible vehicle due to the extra "dangers". Apparently a few years back someone with a rag top rented a trailer and had an accident. The trailer wound up on top of the vehicle and someone died. Once the lawyers got ahold of it, well........enough said. That's what I was told. I picked mine up with a borrowed pick up or I would not have been able to rent one.
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Unread 09-01-2013, 10:54 PM   #88159
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Unread 09-02-2013, 12:31 AM   #88160
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Cool. You'll wanna go slower and leave plenty of room to stop. When I pulled mine to AZ the TJ knew it was there but did good. I only had the 4x8 but it weighed in around 1600 lbs.



They won't rent to any convertible vehicle due to the extra "dangers". Apparently a few years back someone with a rag top rented a trailer and had an accident. The trailer wound up on top of the vehicle and someone died. Once the lawyers got ahold of it, well........enough said. That's what I was told. I picked mine up with a borrowed pick up or I would not have been able to rent one.
I towed a U haul w/o a top on and they didn't bat an eye
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Unread 09-02-2013, 01:28 AM   #88161
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Winner winner chicken dinner. Its all about renting from the right place I suppose.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 04:36 AM   #88162
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Got into a fight. You should see the other guy.

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Unread 09-02-2013, 06:46 AM   #88163
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Going to clean the Jeep, grind off the rust, spot paint and just posted not to long ago about help for my cooling system.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 06:59 AM   #88164
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Front brake pads (wagner thermoquiet ceramic) and rotors (wagner).

Rotors had some real bad spots - not sure what causes that?
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I had to add some 'real' lug nuts to the job since some of the chrome 'caps' flew off while road-testing.

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Unread 09-02-2013, 07:12 AM   #88165
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Cool. You'll wanna go slower and leave plenty of room to stop. When I pulled mine to AZ the TJ knew it was there but did good. I only had the 4x8 but it weighed in around 1600 lbs.



They won't rent to any convertible vehicle due to the extra "dangers". Apparently a few years back someone with a rag top rented a trailer and had an accident. The trailer wound up on top of the vehicle and someone died. Once the lawyers got ahold of it, well........enough said. That's what I was told. I picked mine up with a borrowed pick up or I would not have been able to rent one.
Mine is about the same as yours in weight. Maybe a a little less. I definitely know its there. Just gonna take my time on this trip and take it slow.

I have heard the same story as well.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 07:56 AM   #88166
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I towed a U haul w/o a top on and they didn't bat an eye
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Winner winner chicken dinner. Its all about renting from the right place I suppose.
Direct from U-haul, but not everyone enforces it.

Towing vehicle and trailer advisements:

If your towing vehicle is an SUV, it must be equipped with a hard top.

Bottom line is use your head.

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Mine is about the same as yours in weight. Maybe a a little less. I definitely know its there. Just gonna take my time on this trip and take it slow.

I have heard the same story as well.
Be safe.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 09:27 AM   #88167
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[QUOTE=Dtillman86;15862595]Got into a fight. You should see the other guy.

time for tube fenders XD
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Unread 09-02-2013, 09:38 AM   #88168
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Cracked open the new 8.8. Everything looks good. Time to start ripping the guts out.

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Unread 09-02-2013, 10:46 AM   #88169
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Ordered some Savvy sliders.

My wallet has had a rough weekend. No parts for me for awhile.
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Unread 09-02-2013, 10:50 AM   #88170
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Got into a fight. You should see the other guy.
I might be able to help you out with the fog light. Send a pic of the other fog light brackets to make sure it's the right one.
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