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Unread 01-18-2014, 05:53 PM   #92371
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Wired up all my rock lights today. Wiring sucks.
It ain't pretty but they're done. Tonight I'll take a few sweet pictures.

I expect to smash a couple as they're under the lip of my rocker guards but I've got extras

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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:09 PM   #92372
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Have waited a week for brown dog to make my motor mount lift. Getting impatient, I'm ready to install the BPEs, body lift and MML.
Don't be impatient, hard to miss something you have never had, great company and you will have then soon, I love mine.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:16 PM   #92373
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christmas vacation-
2 inch budget boost
2 inch wheel spacers
all 4 new speakers (kickers) 5.25 in dash and 6.5 overhead
new wiring for front right
put in new head unit
new wheel studs
pulled the rugs because of the 2 inches of water on the floor
home made cold air intake
and new 6 inch kc lights windshield mounted
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:17 PM   #92374
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[QUOTE=357transam;19533777]Tore out the interior and cleaned the carpets thoroughly. Was getting really tired of the funky smell associated with 16 years of dirt bulidup. I also took the time to rid the floor of some unwanted surface rust, and cover it with some rustoleum paint I had laying around.[/QUOTE


I would highly recommend Monstaliner! (and Chassis Saver)
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:18 PM   #92375
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Put on a set of 2013 Rubicon wheels and tires.
I wanted the black ones but I couldn't pass up the deal I got on these.


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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:19 PM   #92376
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Ordered new spicer 5-760x u joints for the old girl. Pb blasted all the joints in prepping for the new lift kit and tires tomorrow. I'm gonna do the hammer method to swap out the u joints on the axle shafts instead of taking it to a shop, anyone have any luck with this?
I work in a shop that works on mercedes bmw and audi as well as jeep. hammer method every day. use a socket! and be nice to them, make sure the roller bearings don't fall out of the cups and make sure the snap ring ridges are clean. good luck!!
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:29 PM   #92377
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What is everyone's opinion on the rear sway bar? How much harm would it be to daily drive my jeep without one?
keep it. it aint worth taking it out. its so thin it doesn't restrict flex
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:33 PM   #92378
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Finished installing my Zone Offroad 4" suspension kit this morning..... lil more than 4"... now I need to correct my steering wheel

how do you like it!? and what size tires? looks great btw
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:34 PM   #92379
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Put on a set of 2013 Rubicon wheels and tires.
I wanted the black ones but I couldn't pass up the deal I got on these.


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Nice! The bolt pattern is still the same? If so you got lucky
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Unread 01-18-2014, 06:37 PM   #92380
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I work in a shop that works on mercedes bmw and audi as well as jeep. hammer method every day. use a socket! and be nice to them, make sure the roller bearings don't fall out of the cups and make sure the snap ring ridges are clean. good luck!!
Rent a ball joint press from auto zone. Easiest way. Better than hammer n vise.
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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:37 PM   #92381
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Nice! The bolt pattern is still the same? If so you got lucky
They use a different bolt pattern. There're spacers to convert them to the TJ bolt pattern

Jk is 5x5
Tj is 5x4.5

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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:39 PM   #92382
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Painted the door panels yesterday & am trying out a clear coat I haven't used before....I like the finish so far.



...the dash will get painted soon. It's been painted before...but is getting switched to black

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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:40 PM   #92383
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Drove it to work aired up the right rear tire again. Cant wait to get the ****bag pirelli atrs off for some mtr/k
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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:45 PM   #92384
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Unread 01-18-2014, 07:53 PM   #92385
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keep it. it aint worth taking it out. its so thin it doesn't restrict flex
There is never a reason to remove the rear sway bar on the OEM rear suspension...
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