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Unread 03-18-2014, 09:09 PM   #391
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sound deadening seems like an amazing idea, especially since my exhaust is crazy loud for anyone in the back seat, i might see if this helps any
Yeah its been my favorite thing. The only noise I hear is from the hardtop now

I should also add that being automatic, it doesnt matter that I cant hear the engine.. but yours in manual so it could make it harder for someone to hear the shift point if they arent used to it. I dont have an exhaust so my automatic is really quiet.

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Unread 03-21-2014, 09:13 PM   #392
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Trektop NX installed, what a huge PITA. Worth it, I get alot of wind noise with the light bar.. Ill get used to it within a week.

Also picked up some spare hardtop windows off craigslist for 30 bucks!

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Unread 03-22-2014, 12:56 AM   #393
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Lookin good! Nice build moony =)
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Unread 03-22-2014, 12:56 PM   #394
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Lookin good! Nice build moony =)
Thankyou Dan

So those without the light bar and have the NX, is your soft top pretty quiet? I feel like the light bar and soft top are too rough of a combo. Crazy loud
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Unread 03-22-2014, 01:36 PM   #395
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Moony,

If you're getting wind noise off the light bar, get some edge trim and run it on the first and maybe second row of cooling fins. You don't lose cooling, but it disrupts the wind flow enough to get rid of the noise.
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Unread 03-22-2014, 03:18 PM   #396
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trek top looks sick!
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Unread 03-23-2014, 01:11 AM   #397
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If you're getting wind noise off the light bar, get some edge trim and run it on the first and maybe second row of cooling fins. You don't lose cooling, but it disrupts the wind flow enough to get rid of the noise.
I have it installed on about the first half of the curve. My noise was really bad.. I think its cause it sits so high and the wind is alot harsher at the curve. Im going to see how it sounds when JCR comes out with their mounts. It will sit way lower than what it is at now. Thats my hope atleast lol

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trek top looks sick!
thanks dude!

Waxed it today, man.. should have done it a while ago. Smooth as glass
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Unread 03-23-2014, 09:06 PM   #398
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Buying a jeep tomorrow

1995 YJ w/ 190k miles 4.0 5 speed with a new clutch, soft top, half doors, and muffler. Really excited about it!
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Unread 03-24-2014, 09:44 AM   #399
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Buying a jeep tomorrow

1995 YJ w/ 190k miles 4.0 5 speed with a new clutch, soft top, half doors, and muffler. Really excited about it!
but that's mod money
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Unread 03-24-2014, 07:31 PM   #400
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but that's mod money
True, but it's for my girlfriend. She's the one that is owning it, I'm doing the upgrades
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Unread 03-31-2014, 07:24 PM   #401
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Well the YJ was junk. Short story version.

Bought some Rubicon Express Quick Disconnects, very happy with them. I dont know what took me so long to get these, Ive had 2 jeeps previous and never wanted to spend the buck and a half to get some. Should have!





Less than 10 seconds and they are both out. Love it.



Just for giggles, my evolution







Looking to get a new rear bumper as the next mod. I wanted the evo d rings at first but I feel like im pushing my luck with the no rear bumper thing here in Oregon.
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Unread 03-31-2014, 07:31 PM   #402
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All of them look nice. Still love the WJ. Nice work!!
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Unread 04-02-2014, 09:27 PM   #403
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All of them look nice. Still love the WJ. Nice work!!
I do too haha. I miss the v8

Got an awesome deal on some moabs 100 bucks.. thinking when its time ill mount them on some 35" nitto trail grapplers. Getting tired of the black look.
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Unread 04-07-2014, 11:58 PM   #404
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Can you link what Fatmat you used? They look to have alot of different options on their website yet they all look the same.
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Unread 04-10-2014, 05:22 PM   #405
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Can you link what Fatmat you used? They look to have alot of different options on their website yet they all look the same.
Here you go sir!

http://www.fatmat.com/shop/100-sq-ft...-included-6591

Picked up some posion spyder body armor rockers, in hope to use them with my rubicon rails. Looks like a tight fit but it might be alright. Now I need to find a good nutsert tool and some nutserts. 120 bucks for the body armor btw, good deal id say
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