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Took some pictures of it to illustrate what I did to put factory fog lights in a an '00 XJ that did not come with them for somebody who wanted some info on wiring aftermarket fogs with a with the factory switch in a '01 XJ that did not come with factory fogs.
 

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Hey do you know how to get the power plug and cigarette lighter out of the bezel? When I put the factory fogs in my '00, that did not come with them, I was just going swap all my switches, the power plug and cigarette lighter to the factory fog light bezel. Knew mine worked. Could not figure it out. Could not find how to do it online. Lucky that the power plug and cigarette lighter worked in the boneyard bezel.
 

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With this custom bezel you can't use the original power port. You have to use either one of these.

http://amzn.to/1SW1CEM

http://amzn.to/1QEZn9H
Damn. Was hoping you were going to have to swap yours over and could tell me how to get it out. I don't need to know, because like I said the boneyard fog light bezel power plug worked, but I would still like to know. Drove me nuts that I could not figure it out.
 

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Not what I did to her today but what I am about to do. It's snowing outside. Get to put her 4WD and go play on the roads. Yes I know doesn't seem like much but I am older now. My off-roading days are over. Still doesn't mean I won't own a Jeep.
 

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CT. It's 4:45 AM. Another thing about getting older. Fall asleep way to early and get up way to early. Thankful for coffee, computers, internet and this Jeep Forum. Something to do to kill time before work. I can hear the plow trucks out there. Pretty sure I even heard the tires spinning on one going up this not so bad hill near my home.
 

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I don't even drive mine 20 a day. I change mine about once a year also. I've had the new crate motor in for 2 years now and have changed the break in oil out and one more oil change.
'00 with a stock motor. Just a daily driver. No life and live a half mile from work. I used to change mine once a year too. Probably do not even do 3K a year. People talking about acid in oil, it breaking down, and the cold starts made me switch up. I used to run Napa, which is just Valvoline, 10w30 all year round. Now I change the oil every six months. Still Napa oil but 10w30 in the spring, 5w30 in the fall. With a Napa Gold 1085 filter. Old wives tale? Maybe. But for about $18 and 15 minutes of my time not worth taking any chances IMO.
 

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While you real Off-Road Guys have been messing with your Jeeps, used to be one of you guys but am older now and my four wheeling days are over but it doesn't mean I still won't own a Jeep, I scored something I have been looking for. A Factory Rear Air Deflector for my '00 XJ. Know it does not seem like much but I am one happy camper.
 

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You taking about the led rear spoiler?
Shooptube how are you doing today? No not that one but if I could not find the factory one I was thinking of that one. $220 with shipping though.

http://www.spoilerlights.com/spoile...brake-light/?gclid=CN761_y8tMUCFQsTHwodWzAA8w

Thing is sweet. Saw that a long time ago and saved the link. Going to have some of my paint issues addressed in the spring and if I cant get the factory one to work, see the link below (would appreciate your advice), I might have to break down and buy it for when the paint issues get addressed.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/strength-3m-double-sided-molding-tape-3606625/
 

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I think those were a dealer option not factory and usually only export models. Wouldn't mind having one myself just because I'm a big fan of OEM+
You are right dealer option. When I use the word factory it is more general. In this case an official Jeep part. Big fan of OEM too. Now if I could just find some factory running boards nothing could ruin my mood for a week. NOTHING!!! LOL
 

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I think I talked to you on the phone during my part out
Small world huh. Always calling Jeep part out ads on Craigslist for OEM stuff. And the little things that I want to fix on my Jeep. Never know who is going to have what. The guy I bought this from was selling the Jeep as a whole for the moment but was willing to part with the air deflector. $40 and had to drive to Groton but really wanted it. Listen I found somebody who there is an outside chance you might be able to help. Also lives in CT. Check out the link below and if you can help him maybe send a PM.

http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1125338
 

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How is that plastic dip stuff? If all goes according to plan my Jeep will get its paint issues addressed in the spring. Was thinking of using that crap on the rockers, doors below the molding, and maybe the wheels just for winter protection. Then peel it off in the spring.
 

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I got a set of oem drip rail covers from the junkyard today. Only problem is that I can't get them to stay on my jeep.
I to am curious?

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I'm assuming the "gutters" on each side of the roof. There is a black piece covering them, which he is referring to. Never heard of them being called that.
They are the covers that go over the "gutters". They're just a pain to get back on.
Did I miss the answer to this? Can somebody post a picture?
 

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I really like mine. It goes on easy and takes much less prep than paint. If your rockers are already rusting, they won't stop them from doing so. My rockers are getting worse every day and you can clearly see that through the plastidip. The doors and fenders though came out pretty good and anyone that doesn't know any better would think it was paint. I did it because I wasn't sure if I would like the look. As t turns out, I do and will eventually peal the dip off and paint it.

Here is a slightly closer look.





And as I said before, I recommend doing one panel at a time due to the fact that you want to pull tape while it's wet.



I sprayed in 2 heavy coats to get this finish. It may look bumpy when it goes on but it smooths out as it dry's. The stuff is pretty idiot proof. And if you screw it up you just wait till it dry's, peel it off, and do it over.
Thank you for the info. If I do get my paint issues addressed in the spring I think I will utilize that for some added winter protection. Like the idiot proof part. Me and rattle spray cans do not get along. To say my rattle can skills suck would be putting it midly. Do not really care how it looks, again just winter protection, but it looks nice on your Jeep. That and Fluid Film I use my Jeep will last forever. LOL.
 

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Anyone have a link to these clips hes talking about. One of the many things i need to do to it, just need to find the clips first :brickwall:
I wouldn't expect to find them new. I'd just go to the JY with a pair of heavy wire cutters and a pair of channel locks. Clip, bend, slide 'em out. You might be able to just bend the gutter back and pluck them right out. But you will have to do one or the other for sure. The trick will be getting them on your rig without causing the damage.
I figured, but i thought maybe a place like teamcherokee would have NOS ones. Ive done them once before, but they weren't on secure as they could be, just like you guys are saying. I ripped the one off on a small tree branch that got wedged in between the gutter and the trim piece.
Are these what you guys are looking for? I found them a long time ago and emailed the link to myself wondering what they were. Could somebody please post a picture of these drip rail covers. I am really curious.

http://teamcherokee.com/drip-rail-molding-clip-10pc-set-cherokee-comanche-1984-2001/

Are these it? See the first picture. Do they cover the rain gutter on the Jeep? Line drawn on second picture.
 

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Those exactly the clips I need.

Here is a video all about drip rails

Thanks Shooptube. Awesome. Love the video link. Ya know the picture is worth a thousand word thing. Glad I could help on the clips. Like I said saw them and did not have a clue. Just emailed the link to myself thinking they might come in handy someday. Now I just have to figure out if I want them. Thinking you actually wheel your Jeep, as opposed to me (remember old, days over, still gotta own a Jeep though) just a DD, and like the guy said in the video catch them once on something and they are toast.
 

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I try to avoid branches when I wheel so they don't mess up my paintjob
Got it. Ya know the list gets longer and longer for the Jeep stuff I keep my eye out for on Craigslist and the boneyards. Kinda thought once I stopped wheeling and breaking crap that would stop too. Now I look for factory parts to upgrade the Sport. Someday I will find those '97-'01 factory running boards I want.
 
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