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Old 07-26-2011, 08:50 PM   #121
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does the plasti dip feel rubbery or is it a little more rough???
It's a bit rubbery, but not thick.... very smooth for what it is.... also if you 'dust' with several coats, you get a texture like finish... thats what I did.

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Old 07-26-2011, 10:22 PM   #122
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I like the look of the rims! What prep did you do (I have aluminum with corrosion under the clear coat ) and what kind of liner?
Thank you! Mine had that same problem. I just sanded down with 320 grit. Gave it a lil blast from the air compressor to eg he dust off. And sprayed it with rustoleum bed liner. Took maybe 20-30 min a tire.

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OK guys i Made a to-do list, I havent done any yet, some are simple, others not so simple but still kinda simple. Also not every idea is thought out exactly, so Ill be wanting some opinions and ideas from you guys hear goes:

Paint fender flares
Spray bed liner on door handles and grill
Flip sun visors so those stupid stickers arent showing, or just take them off.
rotate review mirror 180 degrees for better viewing front and rear
put carebeeners on seat tabs to make it easier to pull the seats forward
use eyebolts to hold down hardtop, makes for great tie down points or dog leash holder and whatever else
AMMO cans somewhere im not sure where, But i will be putting jumper cables, tow straps, gloves, miscellaneous tools, tire deflator first aid kit and other random stuff i think may be useful ( please give me some ideas on where to mount)
SHovel and Axe ( ideas on where to Mount)???
Rock/area lights underneath on either side of jeep ( anyone ever do this??)
Hand throttle
Hood louvers( this is a maybe, i have to think about it)
Round led flush tail lights ( i did alot of research on this and kinda know what to do, but i would still appreciate my fellow jeepers opinions and pictures)
OBA with Tank

This is all i can think of for now, i am hoping to be able to buy the more expensive stuff in a resonable amount of time, but there is no rush, none of this stuff is absolutely necessary. I would appreciate it alot if any of you guys have done any of this, also if you have any ideas and have not done, please post them up. I will post everything i do, im not an expert, so some of the stuff may look half ass, but i dont mind, my jeep isnt very pretty anyways.. the hole hood is dented in hmm anyways, Thanks Everyone
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Old 07-27-2011, 04:57 AM   #124
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Hmm hand throttle?
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:12 PM   #125
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Hmm hand throttle?
It's a throttle control on the shifter so you can be on the brake the gas and the clutch all at the same time.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:29 PM   #126
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It's a throttle control on the shifter so you can be on the brake the gas and the clutch all at the same time.
Interesting. That's pretty cool! I've never seen one
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:31 PM   #127
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It's a throttle control on the shifter so you can be on the brake the gas and the clutch all at the same time.
After market cruise control
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:33 PM   #128
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After market cruise control
Just remember it doesn't go off when you put on the brake haha.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:35 PM   #129
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Ha ha. It's like driving a jeep boat
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:37 PM   #130
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Here is my mod completed not 20 minutes ago.
I have a wood cover over the rear of the jeep and attached my cooler to it.










Not having to worry about losing your beer on the trail - priceless
I like the platform & cooler, but I think the plastic loop where the carabeaner attatches will tear off or break if you wheel it very hard at all. I think a ratchet strap over the lid would be better, harder to get into tho.
I'll bet those speakers sound awesome!!
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:21 PM   #131
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I like the platform & cooler, but I think the plastic loop where the carabeaner attatches will tear off or break if you wheel it very hard at all. I think a ratchet strap over the lid would be better, harder to get into tho.
I'll bet those speakers sound awesome!!
He could always drill two holes on each side of the cooler and put some silicone on it to seal and bolt on two junkyard loop style door latches. That would be solid.
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:23 PM   #132
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He could always drill two holes on each side of the cooler and put some silicone on it to seal and bolt on two junkyard loop style door latches. That would be solid.
Something like this
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:27 PM   #133
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OK guys i Made a to-do list, I havent done any yet, some are simple, others not so simple but still kinda simple. Also not every idea is thought out exactly, so Ill be wanting some opinions and ideas from you guys hear goes:

Rock/area lights underneath on either side of jeep ( anyone ever do this??)
I had a set of $12 fog lights mounted under my body and relayed off the interior lamps on my TJ/ worked great and let you know what you were stepping into when on road, the interior light switch turned them on when offroading. I mounted them to a piece of plate I attached to the skid plate bolt holes
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Old 07-27-2011, 01:33 PM   #134
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I had a set of $12 fog lights mounted under my body and relayed off the interior lamps on my TJ/ worked great and let you know what you were stepping into when on road, the interior light switch turned them on when offroading. I mounted them to a piece of plate I attached to the skid plate bolt holes
Thanks I am going to have to look into it, do you think the round or rectangle lights would be better.
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They were underbody, so I went rectangular, they had a better spread and threw off some great light
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Bed line rims! $7 and 2 hours and I did all four rims. And the door handles
Those look sweet! Would like to do mine. I heard doing this can cause problems with wheel balance....true?
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Those look sweet! Would like to do mine. I heard doing this can cause problems with wheel balance....true?
Well it's only a very thin layer. Just enough to cover. So I doubt it But I mean I guess it doesn't hurt to just get them balanced after you paint them. That would solve all guessing.
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They were underbody, so I went rectangular, they had a better spread and threw off some great light
I probably wont get any soon, but then again, i did see a pair at walmart for 20 bucks, im thinking of redoing all of my wiring also, with all the add ons i pla on getting i am going to need some switches, i am not very good at wring or electrical at all, so that is going to be my difficulty, i current have my kc lites wired into the fog light wires, soo that was easy. I am also going to get some rear lights as well and maybe two more up front if i can fit them on my stinger bumper. so some switches will definetly be needed in the future
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Well it's only a very thin layer. Just enough to cover. So I doubt it But I mean I guess it doesn't hurt to just get them balanced after you paint them. That would solve all guessing.
Potentially dumb question: Did you take the wheels/tires off in order to do this or did you just mask lugnuts and tires?
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Potentially dumb question: Did you take the wheels/tires off in order to do this or did you just mask lugnuts and tires?
Hahaha it's ok. Nah I took the tires offs scuffed let it sit for like 20 min till it felt good. Popped the weights back on and bolted them on.
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Hahaha it's ok. Nah I took the tires offs scuffed let it sit for like 20 min till it felt good. Popped the weights back on and bolted them on.
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You can't see it but there was three diff jacks on the back. Hi-lift, hydraulic and bottle.
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You can't see it but there was three diff jacks on the back. Hi-lift, hydraulic and bottle.
I see the three jacks, but it looks like they are all centered on the Jeep. Back-center bumper, rear diff, front diff
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I see the three jacks, but it looks like they are all centered on the Jeep. Back-center bumper, rear diff, front diff
The front has two jack stands. One on left and one on right. You can't really see the other one tho. Then the back is just the center. I have it triangulated. The Nfld of the pic makes the front look weird. But the stands are actually right next to the control arm brackets.
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Any other mods????Anyone?
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Your asking alot out of us now! Haha. Well I'm thinking about being a little creative and since I'm Greek and Irish painting the diff covers like the flags. Thought it be a cool touch
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That would be Awesome! I just painted my fender flares and rhino lined the door handles ! holy crap what a difference, the door handles look soo bad asss!
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any of you guys do the fog light trick to run your brights and fogs at the same time, no one has mentioned that yet. i did it and i love it cuz i have my kc lights wired into my fogs so i just use that switch
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That would be Awesome! I just painted my fender flares and rhino lined the door handles ! holy crap what a difference, the door handles look soo bad asss!
I did the handles too! Looks killer. Let's see some pics!

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