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Unread 03-17-2013, 11:28 PM   #106
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Ive got some material left, lots of mesh but youll need to get zip ties and mouting plates. It takes a couple hours but its worth it in the end.

What sliders did you go with? Also, did you get a hood decal or did I dream it?

i went with the JCR sliders. i got pictures in my thread. i have the hood decal. just havent installed it yet.

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Unread 03-18-2013, 10:18 PM   #107
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JK looks GREAT, man!

I'm doing the grill mod this week....if I can find the bases for the cable ties. Looked everywhere and can't find them.
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Unread 03-18-2013, 10:35 PM   #108
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JK looks GREAT, man!

I'm doing the grill mod this week....if I can find the bases for the cable ties. Looked everywhere and can't find them.
Thanks man! I found them at home Depot right below the zip ties. Trust me I did the same thing and wasn't leaving until I found them lol

Better picture..

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Unread 03-23-2013, 05:49 PM   #109
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Well, manned up. Took a minute of heavy breathing but i took off the beautiful flares and chopped them up. I really like the look! Maybe someday ill get aftermarket flares, but right now its looking killer. Heres some pictures I took.

Here is the front driver side all done without the door molding on (picked it up afterwards)



Passenger side done



Reused the liner, just cut them up to fit and some larger washers on the holes and it is pretty strong! Also only cut just a block of the bone structure just to keep it simple and easier. It flops a little bit in the wind but it doesnt bother me any



With the molding





Both done!



Still need to do the rears but ill do those tomorrow. Also tested out the new update on my nexus, photosphere is the ****

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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:00 PM   #110
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What's up with the double upper shock mount bushings?
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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:19 PM   #111
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What's up with the double upper shock mount bushings?
Coudlnt tell you.. maybe I installed it wrong?
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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:25 PM   #112
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Coudlnt tell you.. maybe I installed it wrong?
Just checked mine. I installed one bushing on to of the coil mount, and one under. Who knows the right way?
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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:55 PM   #113
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Just checked mine. I installed one bushing on to of the coil mount, and one under. Who knows the right way?
There needs to be 1 bushings and 1 washer on both sides of the mounting point
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Unread 03-23-2013, 06:57 PM   #114
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http://www.jkfreaks.com/forums/showt...-Shock-Install

Here's a nice little write up
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Unread 03-23-2013, 07:20 PM   #115
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Ah I see, ill fix it soon! Thanks guys
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Unread 03-23-2013, 07:58 PM   #116
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Ah I see, ill fix it soon! Thanks guys
How do you have it mounted on the top?
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:10 PM   #117
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I have it with a washer on top

Finished up the flares, I just kept the rears on and then trimmed and pulled everything out. Put the door molding on and it was done in an hour. Looks killer! Need to trim the rear bumper to match the flares, and the trim that pinch seam, other than that it turned out pretty good!



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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:16 PM   #118
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I'm not a fan of cut stockers but that turned out real nice. Great job!!!
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:22 PM   #119
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Those fender flares came out really nice, great color too work really well with the black! Wanna trade? lol
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Unread 03-24-2013, 02:33 PM   #120
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