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Old 05-17-2011, 06:59 PM   #1
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Dirtclod a.k.a. "Mr. Jeepy"'s build thread

So finally, after a week of wrestling with lug nuts and spending a total of 4-6 hours of actually installing springs and shocks my lift was finished. I installed a 2.5" Rough Country lift. I also have some disconnects, but have to install them, plus a few problems with some bolts to clear up BUT I'm driving again.

The before pictures have the regular silver canyons. I repainted them to a graphite color. I'm currently running 31" x 10.5" tires. I'll get some more pics up of the install, and the before and after with tape measure shots up later.
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:40 PM   #2
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dang no one ever commented on this lol looks just like my jeep just a diff color orange lol and its wierd cuz 9 times outta 10 i ride around like that lol top up but windows and doors off

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Old 06-24-2011, 03:08 PM   #3
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How did you paint the wheels? and how are they holding up?
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Old 06-24-2011, 03:20 PM   #4
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Well I sanded them up nicely and then painted them with Rustoleum wheel paint. So far it's held up really well. That's after an 11 trip to the beach for a week and some wheeling in the sand then 11 hours back. I can get some pictures of a few up close if you'd like.
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Old 06-25-2011, 07:56 AM   #5
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Yeah, if you don't mind, I would like to see some more of the wheels
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Old 06-25-2011, 07:58 AM   #6
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Sure thing. I'll get some pics up after I get home today. I'm out helping the grandparents.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:26 PM   #7
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cool. thanks
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:29 PM   #8
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Here are a couple of pictures for you. I need to clean them but I just haven't had the time lately lol.
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looks good, did you pull off the wheel weights or anything?
And how long did they take to dry?
sorry for all the questions, but I am contemplating doing this soon
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:49 PM   #10
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The wheel weights I just left on. I used note cards placed around the rim to keep paint of the tire. As for drying time I waited 20-30 minutes and would do another coat. I did 2-3 coats per room depending on how well I did lol.
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:04 PM   #11
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Ok cool thanks a lot man
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:38 PM   #12
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No problem. I'd have some pictures of the whole process but my last phone got fried before I got the pictures up...
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Old 07-02-2011, 02:56 AM   #13
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Nothing new ????

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