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Old 02-17-2013, 09:09 PM   #1
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I need some opinions

I am in the process of somewhat blacking out my silver TJ (kind of a black ops effect). I am getting tinted windows for my soft top, bedlined my wheels, bedlined my chrome grill inserts. I still have to bedline my hood latches and nerf bars.

I am getting a Zone 2" BB w/ hydro shocks this week, and I am thinking of adding a little color underneath the jeep while I have everything disassembled. My plan is to plasti dip my coils because you can get it in different colors. I am thinking of going with the blaze orange because 1) I am a Vols fan and 2) because it doesn't seem like a color you see on jeeps very often.

What do you guys think? What should I use to possibly put some color on the shocks too? Any other advice on what to put some color on?

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Old 02-17-2013, 09:13 PM   #2
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Your calipers, shocks, rearend cap

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Old 02-17-2013, 10:00 PM   #3
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What kind of prep would I need for the calipers? I thought about that, but I don't know that I want to disconnect a lot that has to do with my brakes.
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Old 02-18-2013, 03:14 AM   #5
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What kind of prep would I need for the calipers? I thought about that, but I don't know that I want to disconnect a lot that has to do with my brakes.

its super easy to take off . i would think just a drill with wire brush, sand and primer and paint
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:22 AM   #7
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If you are getting the Skyjacker Hydro's, they are already white with red boots. Not the best choice of shocks regarding ride quality, IMO.
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:41 AM   #8
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I've been told more time than I can tell you on here to stay away from any cheap shocks.

On a college budget and have been shopping shocks, of course I want to go with shocks under $50 a Piece.
Skyjacker hydros/ nitros, rancho5000, etc....
Everyone seems to lean toward Bilsteins, Rancho 9000, OME, etc......just my .02
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Old 02-18-2013, 07:51 AM   #9
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I am not getting anything skyjacker. I am getting a Zone BB w/ Zone hydros. I believe they are white, so I think any color should work okay.
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Also, you could always buy any color shock boot to add accent.
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Old 02-18-2013, 12:19 PM   #11
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just my thoughts, but the silver, black, and orange will end up looking sweet! Post some pics if you do it!
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:08 PM   #12
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Will do. I keep going back and forth on it. I don't know what I am going to do with it.
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:10 PM   #13
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I am in the process of somewhat blacking out my silver TJ (kind of a black ops effect). I am getting tinted windows for my soft top, bedlined my wheels, bedlined my chrome grill inserts. I still have to bedline my hood latches and nerf bars.

I am getting a Zone 2" BB w/ hydro shocks this week, and I am thinking of adding a little color underneath the jeep while I have everything disassembled. My plan is to plasti dip my coils because you can get it in different colors. I am thinking of going with the blaze orange because 1) I am a Vols fan and 2) because it doesn't seem like a color you see on jeeps very often.

What do you guys think? What should I use to possibly put some color on the shocks too? Any other advice on what to put some color on?
The vols suck, go gators
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Old 02-18-2013, 02:22 PM   #14
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The vols suck, go gators
HAHA piss on the gators.

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