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post #18856 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 11:49 AM
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Popped the doors and installed the mirrors.

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post #18857 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 12:31 PM
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Looks quite awesome

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post #18858 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 01:17 PM
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Popped the doors and installed the mirrors.
Where did you get the mirrors
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post #18859 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 04:35 PM
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Where did you get the mirrors
They are 2" mirrors. Can get them anywhere but I got these at Advance Auto Parts. They come with self-adhesive. I thought about going velcro route down the road. The vents are still operational, so no need to really take them off.

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post #18860 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 04:40 PM
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Drove 45 minutes out to the "local" tire shop to have my tires mounted (BFG 33x12.50) on the rims I ordered while I was in Afghanistan. Only to find out the rims won't fit they hit the calipers. Had them mounted anyway and ordered rough country 1.5" wheel spacers to take care of the clearance issue. If all goes wheel I'll finally get my wheels on next week. $140 is probably cheaper than shipping them back and waiting for a refund to buy different rims.

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post #18861 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 04:47 PM
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They are 2" mirrors. Can get them anywhere but I got these at Advance Auto Parts. They come with self-adhesive. I thought about going velcro route down the road. The vents are still operational, so no need to really take them off.
Very cool
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post #18862 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 08:35 PM
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The lift install went pretty good. Not too hard considering I am a PROGRAMMER and not a mechanic. It looks good and I like it! It certainly lifted.
Looks Great! Sounds like the install went well!
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post #18863 of 24941 Old 09-21-2013, 09:06 PM
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New Warn windshield decal and Superchips decal. Also had the privilege of purchasing a new battery for the beast. Guess the fall cold nights and new winch and fog lights ate up the rest of the old one. ready for fall and winter wheeling!
Are all those companies paying you to have those sticker on or are you giving them the free advertisement out of the goodness of your heart?

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post #18864 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 12:31 AM
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Are all those companies paying you to have those sticker on or are you giving them the free advertisement out of the goodness of your heart?
If a part works, and works well, and you're proud of it, why not let other Jeepers know? Isn't that why most of us are here anyways? To share info about this hobby/passion/obsession? You'd be surprised the amount of awesome/fun conversations that start with people asking "Oh I see you have (XX) how do you like it?"

Besides, do you see those stickers? Rad.

Going back to my leaf sprung, rust infused corner now.

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post #18865 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 11:38 AM
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Building a front stubby, no big deal

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post #18866 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 02:46 PM
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Building a front stubby, no big deal
Can't wait to see it! I built mine.
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post #18867 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 02:53 PM
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Are all those companies paying you to have those sticker on or are you giving them the free advertisement out of the goodness of your heart?
If I could find a way for them to pay me that would be awesome!
Hint hint anybody listening.
We are building a pretty solid 4x4 community here and would love to get sponsors but as of now I'm doing it purely for the look of my rig. I like the rally type look and like my man sparrows said they are always conversation starters when meeting new owners at the very least. I love the go prepared mentality, it coincides with so many other things in my life, teaching scuba and mountaineering. Living the jeep life.
But seriously can I get them to pay me? Haha
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post #18868 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 02:55 PM
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Are all those companies paying you to have those sticker on or are you giving them the free advertisement out of the goodness of your heart?
And one last thing, stickers make it go faster and farther into the wilderness. hahaha
-Hey man you think you can get up there?
- Do you see these stickers!?
Hahaha
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post #18869 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 06:38 PM
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Today, I clay barred 75% of my Jeep to remove the self-etching paint with primer that my wife over sprayed. Unfortunately, I did not take a before pic so you could see how absolutely covered my Jeep was. After 3 1/2 hours, I can say I finally got 95% of the paint off and you pretty much have to know its there to find it. Otherwise, you would probably just assume its a little dirty.
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post #18870 of 24941 Old 09-22-2013, 06:47 PM
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Side note: I know it is pretty much common sense, but if you are ever clay barring the hood of a JKUR, or any other hood with lettering or decals, make sure you don't get too close to the vinyl. I got a little too close to the R in RUBICON and it started tearing it off. Whoops... But after 3 hours, I think I was getting a little lazy/sloppy.
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