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Unread 12-27-2009, 10:40 PM   #2326
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New lights

It was cold here, -22c, so I fired up the wood stove in the garage and installed my 55w digital ballasts,xenon HID's.
Then washed the salts and dirt off it.
I miss summer!
Hopefully a winch install in the works soon.

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Unread 12-27-2009, 10:51 PM   #2327
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I installed a 12inch sub and started my snorkel.
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Unread 12-28-2009, 06:30 AM   #2328
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i installed a rear view camera that has a built in distance gauge that displays on my factory LCD in dash! This camera rocks! Right at the hitch level too!! Will post some pics today!!
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Unread 12-28-2009, 09:00 AM   #2329
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In stalled my Smittybilt sliders. It was a pain. They didn't seem to fit. I had to do a lot of drilling and grinding, but non the less got them on. wheels, tires and lift coming "soon."




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Unread 12-28-2009, 09:28 AM   #2330
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Mounted axe, shovel, and a couple of stickers.

So where did you get those mounts at?
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Unread 12-28-2009, 09:33 AM   #2331
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yes do tell! I like that set up
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I just make a BOOP BEEP sound with my mouth (really loud) as I walk away from the jeep, and point the key at it.
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lets put it a way a kids will relate......its like a hooker.......... SURE a 15 dollar handy from a detroit toothless 60 year old can get it done....... but NO where is it as nice as the $5000 an hour goddess from vegas or hollywood

....... dont be that fat guy on the beach in the speedo you dont want to be "that guy"
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Unread 12-28-2009, 09:34 AM   #2332
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In stalled my Smittybilt sliders. It was a pain. They didn't seem to fit. I had to do a lot of drilling and grinding, but non the less got them on. wheels, tires and lift coming "soon."





how far do those hang down? from the pics it looks like alot. Also what did you have to drill and grind? did the holes not line up right?
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I just make a BOOP BEEP sound with my mouth (really loud) as I walk away from the jeep, and point the key at it.
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lets put it a way a kids will relate......its like a hooker.......... SURE a 15 dollar handy from a detroit toothless 60 year old can get it done....... but NO where is it as nice as the $5000 an hour goddess from vegas or hollywood

....... dont be that fat guy on the beach in the speedo you dont want to be "that guy"
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Unread 12-28-2009, 09:36 AM   #2333
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So where did you get those mounts at?
I could be wrong but they look like Quick Fist mounts.

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Unread 12-28-2009, 10:21 AM   #2334
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how far do those hang down? from the pics it looks like alot. Also what did you have to drill and grind? did the holes not line up right?
They do look like they hang down quite a bit but they don't hang down past the frame. If I get a chance I'll post a pic from down low. They don't give you as much side clearance as some but I like the fact they were steps as well because my wife is kind of short and I needed something to give her some help before the lift.

On the passenger side the bolts didn't match and I had to drill out the hole on the slider itself. The other side just didn't fit so I had to grind down the sides a bit and then jack it up in there. I'm no master of mods so I may not have known what I was doing but I made it work.
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Unread 12-28-2009, 10:23 AM   #2335
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when in doubt get a bigger hammer always works
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I just make a BOOP BEEP sound with my mouth (really loud) as I walk away from the jeep, and point the key at it.
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Originally Posted by her94yj View Post
lets put it a way a kids will relate......its like a hooker.......... SURE a 15 dollar handy from a detroit toothless 60 year old can get it done....... but NO where is it as nice as the $5000 an hour goddess from vegas or hollywood

....... dont be that fat guy on the beach in the speedo you dont want to be "that guy"
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Unread 12-28-2009, 11:14 AM   #2336
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Installed the Or Fab rear tire carrier. HUGE thank you to Brent_f70 for showing me how to grind down the AEV corners to make it work too!
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Unread 12-28-2009, 12:36 PM   #2337
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Promissed it that I'd pull the doors off again as soon as I could. Doesn't seem right with them on anymore

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Unread 12-28-2009, 01:16 PM   #2338
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Promissed it that I'd pull the doors off again as soon as I could. Doesn't seem right with them on anymore

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Doesn't most of Texas have 2 seasons? Summer, summer, summer and spring? Like Canada has winter, winter, winter and spring? Jeez, at least I have all 4
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Unread 12-28-2009, 02:36 PM   #2339
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Installed Smittybilt SRC Rocker Guards...it was a pain in the a$$, didn't want to seem to fit quite right. Used a rubber mallet to knock them into place. Overall however, I'm happy with the outcome.




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Unread 12-28-2009, 02:47 PM   #2340
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Doesn't most of Texas have 2 seasons? Summer, summer, summer and spring? Like Canada has winter, winter, winter and spring? Jeez, at least I have all 4

YEP, we're in that short Winter right now though, lol.
They'd still be off right now if it wasn't a 20 mile trip to work. My max at 40 degrees is 5 miles

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