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post #241 of 24794 Old 12-14-2008, 09:43 AM
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What did I do Today?

GOT STUCK:
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great post 08blue, but... you gotta get rid of those bridgestone slicks!!!


Seriously, when I took my Sahara out for its maiden 4x trip with the family, we almost... and I mean alllmost got buried in muck. I had my wife and two little kids with me. I was like "What? I was in 6" of mud and dammnear didn't come out!" those tires that come oem on the sahara aren't AT's in my opinion... They are more like the tires that come factory equiped for a Camry. Seriously, once I got the MT's on my Jeep... Night and Day

(that being said, I am now actively shopping for recovery & a Hi-Lift right now just incase I get too confident!)


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It's hard to give you good advice at this point. It's almost like you're saying, "I want to have sex, but don't want to get her pregnant. I can't afford condoms, so for now I just want to use Saran Wrap. What brand would you recommend?"
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post #242 of 24794 Old 12-14-2008, 12:01 PM
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Thanks faticone,
I appreciate your thoughts. I am with you, I can't wait to get them, they were on back order :>(

Cheers, Hutch
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post #243 of 24794 Old 12-14-2008, 01:53 PM
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great post 08blue, but... you gotta get rid of those bridgestone slicks!!!... actively shopping for recovery & a Hi-Lift right now just incase I get too confident!

AGREE! Not the place for a stock setup!!

Let's see pics of your new stuff when you get it!! & keep the shiny side up!
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post #244 of 24794 Old 12-14-2008, 07:57 PM
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Put my new NorthTexasJK stickers on, and then wanted to do something else too, so rotated my tires and brought the spare into the mix.

-- jason
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post #245 of 24794 Old 12-14-2008, 09:46 PM
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Played in the snow with the family.
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post #246 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 02:48 PM
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Installed my Procomps and Bushwacker fenders


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post #247 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 03:48 PM
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How long did it take to install those Bushwacker flares? I've been thinking of getting some, and just wondered if it was a pretty easy install or not.

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post #248 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 03:58 PM
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Well, I'm fairly good with tools and I have quite a few, the rear flares were simple and quick


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How long did it take to install those Bushwacker flares? I've been thinking of getting some, and just wondered if it was a pretty easy install or not.

Thanks,
Josh
However, the fronts, I almost had to send out for a backup-they're a total PITA, the instructions are a little vaque and getting the SS TORX screws to mate with the threaded clips takes a major alt to the dimensions of the clips and alighnment holes

Turned out beautiful, but Fitting and splash shield modifications are very time consuming

The end result is worth it, but I would'nt do it for a good friend and charge a hell of a lot for anyone else

Maybe some go on easy, but I doubt it

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post #249 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 06:53 PM
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Before, Middle, and After

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Hope these pictures work, and if you check out photo bucket I posted most of the mods.
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post #250 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 07:13 PM
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Hope these pictures work, and if you check out photo bucket I posted most of the mods.
click free... looks good.
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post #251 of 24794 Old 12-15-2008, 10:16 PM
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Mount on top of bumper?

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Hey JIMBOX - Good looking rig - What are the two circle mounts on top of your front bumper between the tow hooks?

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post #252 of 24794 Old 12-16-2008, 07:40 AM
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Don't they look stupid, empty ??


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Hey JIMBOX - Good looking rig - What are the two circle mounts on top of your front bumper between the tow hooks?

Those are quickgrips to hold my shovel and I don't have it mounted unless Im going on a trip

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post #253 of 24794 Old 12-16-2008, 05:37 PM
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Don't they look stupid, empty ??




Those are quickgrips to hold my shovel and I don't have it mounted unless Im going on a trip



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Nice, where'd you get those if you don't mind me asking.

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post #254 of 24794 Old 12-16-2008, 06:23 PM
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Gadzooks, it's been a while, but I see them in all 4wd advertisements/JC Whitney/Slee/4wheelparts


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Nice, where'd you get those if you don't mind me asking.

-- jason
And they're all about $ 10 bucks for a pair and there are a couple sizes--

Google for Quickgrips and that'll probly tell you

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post #255 of 24794 Old 12-16-2008, 06:34 PM
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Sive-o, that blk rig looks good in the snow
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