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Unread 04-11-2013, 02:28 PM   #16
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Crazy story. Great way to pay homage to your dad.

In for the build.

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Unread 04-12-2013, 11:51 AM   #17
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thanks for the support stratton!

of course, the 37s come in before the lift. can't wait to get this thing lifted!
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Unread 04-12-2013, 01:06 PM   #18
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I'm sorry to hear about your rig going up in flames. That is truly a shame. Looking forward to your build. Looks like you have a good start with your parts list.
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Unread 04-12-2013, 09:37 PM   #19
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Totally sucks about the other jeep but I'm sure you will make this one just as sweet!
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Unread 04-13-2013, 05:15 PM   #20
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Holy Christ those things are huge, makes the Jeep look like a kids electric car from Wal-Mart.
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Unread 04-13-2013, 05:20 PM   #21
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thanks for the great comments guys! and yes they certainly are huge! ps aluminum rockers came in today, so ill start sanding them tonight.
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Unread 04-13-2013, 07:36 PM   #22
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Looking forward to seeing this build come along
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Unread 04-13-2013, 08:04 PM   #23
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Subscribed. Sorry about your other rig, can't wait to see this build.
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Unread 04-14-2013, 01:03 PM   #24
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well i guess i can release a little more info, the plan is to do a black and silver look, nothing chrome, i hate chrome with a passion unless its on an old car. this is why everything is aluminum, also for he corrosion resistance and the weight. not going to be doing anything super shiny, probably wet sand with 100-150 grit and clear coat with something solid. hoping it turns out bad ***!
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Unread 04-14-2013, 01:35 PM   #25
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also, took all of the bumpers off in preparation, figured why not, it looks better than those huge plastic pos's anyways. also got around to taking off the stock muffler, deleting the resonator, and trimming the stock fenders. gonna be putting on the dynomax muffler i pulled off of treehugger
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Unread 04-14-2013, 05:43 PM   #26
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Try a scuff pad on the aluminum. The Lil green or grey pads. It'll leave a brushed look.just be sure to go in straight lines and cross hatch to sone degree, just dobt go in circles.

You'll thank me.

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Unread 04-14-2013, 06:04 PM   #27
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don't worry ive done this before haha, i want to round off the edges a little then just sand long ways
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Unread 04-15-2013, 08:37 AM   #28
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Unread 04-15-2013, 09:54 AM   #29
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How long do you plan on running the 37's before beefing up the axle?
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Unread 04-15-2013, 11:22 AM   #30
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Man, that stuff is showing up quick!! This is going to look great...

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