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Old 10-07-2011, 04:47 PM   #961
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Got my new door protectors on! $20
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Old 10-07-2011, 04:55 PM   #962
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I had recently purchased a tire carrier and removed my factory third brake light, so to be legal or somewhat legal...I decided to take the center cap for the spare tire, cut the end off and mount a 3" LED light in the cap. The cap was slightly smaller than the rubber grommet for the light, so I used a razor blade and trimed a little of the excess rubber off the inside edge of the grommet so that it would fit snug in the cap. I then ran the wiring from the jeep to the light and allowed some extra wiring inside the cap so that if or when I have to use the spare, all I have to do is pull the light off the cap, unplug the light wiring and remove the tire and do the reverse to put bad tire back on.




I did the same thing a couple years ago!




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Old 10-07-2011, 06:00 PM   #963
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Got my new door protectors on! $20
Nice that looks good
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:13 PM   #964
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Nice that looks good
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Old 10-08-2011, 12:46 AM   #965
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Thanks!
Was it hard masking all that off? What prep work did you do?
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Old 10-08-2011, 01:10 AM   #966
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Was it hard masking all that off? What prep work did you do?
I think that they might be a vinyl stick on. Not painted. But I'm not 100% sure.
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Old 10-08-2011, 01:23 AM   #967
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I think that they might be a vinyl stick on. Not painted. But I'm not 100% sure.
Haha if that's the case then where do I get one lol I have wanted to do that forever!
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Old 10-08-2011, 02:09 AM   #968
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They are stick on, I think they are sold by currie but I am not sure. I will check on it.

and where did you guys pick up the 3 inch LEDs?
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Old 10-08-2011, 02:11 AM   #969
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Heres ones made but tuff stuff but I know there is another company that makes them now...


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Actually maybe tough stuff is just a sister company to another company. I can't remember lol. 3 AM sucks.

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Old 10-08-2011, 02:28 AM   #970
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do you have a pic with the headlights on?
I cab post them Monday if you still want to see them. I'm out of town right now.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:08 AM   #971
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[QUOTE=GoldenSahara00;1637541]They are stick on, I think they are sold by currie but I am not sure. I will check on it.

and where did you guys pick up the 3 inch LEDs?[/QUOTE]

I don't remember, somewhere off the internet, it came with two, so I give one to a friend.
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Old 10-08-2011, 06:37 AM   #972
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Awesome lights. Different question now. Decided to name my jeep "Moose" and spray/airbrush a gold/black blended silhouette of a moose's head & antlers from above with the words "moose" making up the head on the hood. I'm going to use adhesive film I'll cut out in the design BUT I know the paint will stick to the film when I peel it. SO, and I'm wondering if anyone knows if this works if "Mastic" the paintable rubber paint if run along the edges will peel up the paint as well? Otherwise I'll have to spray that puppy and pull it wet, which is okay but I'd like a crisper finish.
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:28 AM   #973
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Was it hard masking all that off? What prep work did you do?
It's actually a think vinyl sticker like thing so it just involved sone alcohol pads and patience!
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Old 10-08-2011, 03:20 PM   #974
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Sorry I didnt get the pics up last weekend but was in kinda a pickle. Anyways heres the painted rear drums as promised.

From:


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All I did was scuff them up with some heavy sandpaper 180 grit, Put a few coats of self etching primer (primer for bare metal), then hit them with Duplicolor Engine enamel with ceramic. I would have used the caliper paint but they didnt have it in yellow.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:03 PM   #975
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and where did you guys pick up the 3 inch LEDs?
I got it at a local auto store called Salvos. It came with the wiring pigtail, grommet and light. It was in the lighting section.

Or, you could always look on websites like Grote, Peterson and Truck-lite.
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:20 PM   #976
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Thanks, but I already got mine installed today lol :P

Im gona post my mod thread now. \

oh and btw I like those drums. I should do mine cause they are rusty...
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Old 10-08-2011, 04:21 PM   #977
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So busy last few days, dont have pics of when I repainted the steering but, it just looks clean and black now... simple. as for the other mods I got into.

Did the clamp mod to my sway bar so it won't offcenter anymore. it kept doing it.



Relocated 3rd brake light... to center cap.



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Dring reciever, I painted the pin for the Dring black the rest was powder coated, very nicely in fact. Also picked up a locking hitch pin which I painted. It was chrome



Added this box to hold my spare tools that dont go in one of my tool boxes, and whatever else I need to put in. Its kinda vintage looking and locks, pretty cool. I have it set up so the lit just pulls off the top instead of hinging. Cause I would have had to mount it higher for it to open.



Added a "WF" decal, no pics though.

I did a few other maintainence things, got measurements for the sliders I am gona build. and just took care of her. I think she liked the attention.
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and just took care of her. I think she liked the attention.
Somebody else will be jealous!!!!!!
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Old 10-08-2011, 05:33 PM   #979
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haha well my someone else didnt give me much attention today, so I gave my jeep all the presents
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UNDERSTAND THAT PERFECTLY!!!!!
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Old 10-08-2011, 05:52 PM   #981
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Bed line rims! $7 and 2 hours and I did all four rims. And the door handles
That looks fantastick!! Kind of wondering how it would work out on the old faded out fender flares....
Anyone tried it yet?
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Old 10-08-2011, 06:59 PM   #982
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That looks fantastick!! Kind of wondering how it would work out on the old faded out fender flares....
Anyone tried it yet?
This thread is loaded with pics of people bedlining their fender flares. It looks awesome and works great.
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i got the shovel holder finished and mounted heres the pics

here it is painted



here it is mounted on the gate



and a closer shot


Seriously you should patten and sell that thing!! I always have a hard time keeping up with the little bugger that is the perfect solution!
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thanks man bed liner would have been better to use than the paint i used the shovel scratched most of it off on the bottom
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Finally got around to painting my headlight bezels and using the VHT night shades on my turn signals.
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This thread is loaded with pics of people bedlining their fender flares. It looks awesome and works great.
I see that now!! LOL I've been reading for the last two hours and just realized it has been two hours!! I'm still really new to the Jeep thing... Its taught me to swear like a porn star some times!! But LOVE love LOVE this forum its been a great resource I would have never been able to finish the lift without it.
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Just throwing this out there, i love my jeep to death, But damn you guys got some pretty jeeps, makes my jeep look like a dirty beat up hoodrat. while your guys look all pretty lol Good job guys. I really have to get my jeep looking pretty again.
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Here are some night pics they are pretty bright
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Just throwing this out there, i love my jeep to death, But damn you guys got some pretty jeeps, makes my jeep look like a dirty beat up hoodrat. while your guys look all pretty lol Good job guys. I really have to get my jeep looking pretty again.
Only reason mines so shiny is cuz it's starting to be winter witch means rain and mud and it always comes off easier when you have a fresh coat of wax lol
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If you are a fab junky.... this is what I did with some scrap I had laying around and a few bucks for pins....

DIY Quick Disconnects

-I got some 3/8" SS shaft and 1" solid stock at 2" long.
-Bored the center of the 1" stock to 3/8"... then to 1/2", but only 1.5" in.
-Got a 1/4" retaining pin for connection.



-I cut the OEM 1/4" up from the axle bushing end to give some meat to weld to.
- I then drilled into the 1/2" shaft with 3/8" bit so the cut bushing end would 'press' into the shaft prior to welding. SS shaft was cut at 1.5"

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- I welded up all the ends... dressed them up to look decent.
-Took all the pieces to the drill press and drilled 17/64" holes at 3/4" up from bottom of 1" stock to accept the 1/4" pin with a little play for easy install.
- aligned the bushing side of the Disco and oriented correctly and marked for drilling.
- used a reamer to clean all the edges of the holes
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-Installed and stepped back for some pics....



Now... when I disconnect.... the length of the upper portion of the disco fits PERFECT in the coil bucket cavity at the frame under a bit of tension!
HOW SWEET IS THAT!!! Wasn't actually planned but I could have played it off... LOL!!!




Here is a quick poser shot on a 20" stump while camping last week.... keep in mind, I have 31's, 2" BB and STOCK shocks....

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