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Old 05-11-2013, 09:33 PM   #21061
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I got her naked and realized she was dirty, so I got her wet and cleaned her up.

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That sounds bad.

I also bought 3 cans of Plasti Dip to coat my windshield brackets (dang rock chips) and grill.
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Old 05-11-2013, 09:37 PM   #21062
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Named the Jeep, did fenders, stubby bumper and DIY quick sway bar disconnects and broke it all in with a little trail action.

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Old 05-11-2013, 10:01 PM   #21063
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Very nice! How tough was the install? Sorry, should have asked you on my first post.
Easy. Little tough stretching it at first but here is the best link in the world for the initial install.... pdf, video and all. Scroll down to post 15 and 16.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/ste...all-27888.html
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:25 PM   #21064
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A buddy and I installed OR-Fab front and rear bumpers including OR-Fab vacuum pump relocation kit, Quadratec Q9500i winch, black grill insert screens, and a black Jeep emblem. Looks AMAZING!
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:26 PM   #21065
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Just put a 2' OME lift with Bilstein 5100 shocks, JKS adjustable front and rear trackbars, Smittybilt XRC front and rear bumper, superwinch EPi 9.0 w/ synthetic cable, 33x12.50x16 Hankook MT tires, and Eagle alloy 16' wheels

I did this all in 2 days. It was a ton of work but totally worth it!
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Old 05-11-2013, 11:39 PM   #21066
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Easy. Little tough stretching it at first but here is the best link in the world for the initial install.... pdf, video and all. Scroll down to post 15 and 16.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/ste...all-27888.html
Thanks, buddy!
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:26 AM   #21067
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Named the Jeep, did fenders, stubby bumper and DIY quick sway bar disconnects and broke it all in with a little trail action.
Nice! How easy/difficult was the stubby mod?
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:24 AM   #21068
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Nice! How easy/difficult was the stubby mod?


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I did mine too, as long as you follow the directions it's really easy
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:39 AM   #21069
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Anyone have the poison spider lite bumper with trail stinger? Really like the look of this powder coated
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:03 AM   #21070
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I'm taking a wild guess you like AEV products....

Looks good.
Yeah, once I got started with AEV, decided to be consistent. Thanks
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:29 AM   #21071
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Old 05-12-2013, 04:47 AM   #21072
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Yep, I spliced them in with a couple of vacuum hose T's.
I found the nozzle on amazon. Is this the vacuum t?

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If not would you mind advising ? Thanks
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:44 AM   #21073
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Rear bumper on:

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Old 05-12-2013, 07:51 AM   #21074
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Swapped out the dash and soundbar speakers for Polk d 651s's. huge difference in sound quality.

Thanks b.lister for the install thread: Speaker Installation for 2012 JKS with Detailed Pictures and Simple Instructions and everyone for their input on the best speakers to use with the current amp and hu.
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:55 AM   #21075
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Not today but yesterday, I ordered a RR dash organizer from Quadratec who matched the price from Amazon! Most companies I have asked to do that wont touch their price. (I had a gift card to Q-tec so I wanted to buy from them)
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Old 05-12-2013, 07:59 AM   #21076
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A buddy and I installed OR-Fab front and rear bumpers including OR-Fab vacuum pump relocation kit, Quadratec Q9500i winch, black grill insert screens, and a black Jeep emblem. Looks AMAZING!
I have been looking at that rear bumper. What are your initial thoughts?
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:01 AM   #21077
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I found the nozzle on amazon. Is this the vacuum t?

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I'm sure it would work, if its the right size, but that thing is expensive!
Just go to an auto parts store and pick up a couple for cheap, along with some hose.
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:00 AM   #21078
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I'm sure it would work, if its the right size, but that thing is expensive!
Just go to an auto parts store and pick up a couple for cheap, along with some hose.
Thanks will do. Let you know how it turns out!
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:05 AM   #21079
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I have been looking at that rear bumper. What are your initial thoughts?
Love it! Really easy install. Back up lights are nice and bright. Also installed a rear view camera in the bumper and the lights help reduce the amount o graininess at night. The space between the tire and the hitch was perfect for the camera, no obstructions. I'm color blind, so it was a good thing I had my buddy with me to tell me which wire to splice into on the rear light harness! We also made the wire extension from one of the backup lights too short initially. Should have measured the distance needed better. Bolts really well onto the frame. Solid. Feel sorry for anyone who rear ends me with that on!
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:05 PM   #21080
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Installed some fancy stickers. I mean decals. .
My first real mod to come today. Drilling. :O
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:06 PM   #21081
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Got the new Billsteins installed.

The front passenger shock is a PITA.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:07 PM   #21082
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:13 PM   #21083
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Finally got these.. (got the idea from the movie Back to the Future) ;-)


And will be installing this, once the weather forecast gets better!
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:17 PM   #21084
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Black Magic brakes and Centric rotors yesterday- breaking in today as well. Next comes the Truck Lite headlights...they arrive next week.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:22 PM   #21085
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Im putting new axles on my cherokee this week so i decided it to bury my jeep to the frame and also test out the winch in the process.

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Old 05-12-2013, 12:58 PM   #21086
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Bought my first Jeep 3 days ago. Found this forum 2 days ago. Plasti dipped front and side badges that afternoon!
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:44 PM   #21087
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Bought my first Jeep 3 days ago. Found this forum 2 days ago. Plasti dipped front and side badges that afternoon!
Congrats and welcome!!!
I was just thinking of doing that myself.
Need to see pics of your new ride!
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:48 PM   #21088
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Installed the Rugged Ridge mesh insert for the second time. So it took me about 15min. But still concerned drilling my new jeep for the first time.

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Old 05-12-2013, 01:51 PM   #21089
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Picked her up yesterday from getting work done. Bought 2 weeks ago, now she has the first wave of mods. And yes, I am fired up!

AEV 2.5" suspension lift
Teraflex .5" spacer
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AEV Front Premium Bumper
AEV Skid plate
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Why the .5" spacer?
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