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Old 12-21-2007, 06:12 PM   #1
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Any other other ideas beside a lift?

went with the 31" bfg's a/t

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Old 12-21-2007, 06:13 PM   #2
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Old 12-21-2007, 06:54 PM   #6
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what do you mean it didn't happen?
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:03 PM   #7
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and i was thinking like what are some other little things i can do (cheap)
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Old 12-21-2007, 07:08 PM   #8
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remove running boards, remove your bumper caps, recess your factory tail lights or get LEDS in the rear(Cheaper than you think), grab handles for the interior

maybe if you got some cash laying around, a CB.

Since winters coming up, you can get a full size shovel and put it inside your front bumper. Just remove the bumper caps, get a full size shovel with just a stick handle, not the ones with the D handle end, put it through the tunnel in your front bumper, and bungee it tight with the holes in the frame. Cheap easy, and good insurance for winter.
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Old 12-21-2007, 08:18 PM   #9
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i don't offroad much at all.... any ideas for just eye appeal
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Never thought of putting a shovel there. Good idea...especially in ND.
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Old 12-21-2007, 09:34 PM   #11
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Tow points, real bumpers.
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Old 12-21-2007, 10:04 PM   #12
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Never thought of putting a shovel there. Good idea...especially in ND.
Works real good. My GF took the camera home with her until sunday, or I would snap some pics. If you got 2 or 3 bungees laying around, and a shovel, or some cash for a shovel, it really is worth the 2 minutes to shove it in

Also works under the hood. Get a spade shovel, lay it across the 2 brace bars, measure and cut the handle to fit under the hood when shut. Drill a hole in the shovel handle where it sits on the brace, and tie it down with some sort of metal strap or whatever you come up with. tie the other side down with rope, or in the same manner as before. Make sure you put some rubber tubing or some sort of insulation on the brace bars, and you may consider doing something similiar to the spade. Works good there, but if those straps work loose, your awefully close to the battery terminal. I ran the shovel this way with my 97 in winter. Works good, the shovel gets nice and toasty. Helps clear snow a little easier, but I went with the bumper this time for the longer handle.
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Remove the front "milk jugs" (the plastic thingies on the sides of the front bumper).

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Old 12-22-2007, 01:26 AM   #14
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First off looks great! I have a black SE also and i cant wait to put my 31's on now...

For eye appeal you can remove those side steps which will make it look even bigger, add some auxiliary lights on the bumper, maybe take off that white protecting strip under the driver side door or replace it with a black one to give it a cleaner look, remove the "milk jugs" on the bumper like others suggested, and maybe even take off the mud flaps and hood deflector...thats a personal decision though, i just dont like mud flaps or hood deflectors but some people do so those are up to you...maybe add some light guards to your taillights....theres all kinds of small stuff you can do, these are just a few things, just get creative and personalize your jeep the way you like it and have fun with it
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Old 12-22-2007, 01:38 AM   #15
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lol hey thats the first jeep i've seen w/ mud flaps, i never knew jeep made jeeps w/ available mud flaps.
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well my old ZJ had mud flaps but i've never seen them on TJ's...
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Old 12-22-2007, 08:07 AM   #17
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well my old ZJ had mud flaps but i've never seen them on TJ's...
Maybe I should hang on to my molded mudflaps, I think they where dealer installed... I took them off shortly after purchasing my jeep. maybe they will be a collectors item
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Old 12-22-2007, 10:57 AM   #18
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Remove the front "milk jugs" (the plastic thingies on the sides of the front bumper).

and the mud flaps
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Old 12-22-2007, 12:17 PM   #19
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a hammer did the job w/ my milk jugs.. the screws were so rusted i couldnt get them off (they are still there btw) so i smashed the jugs up a bit.
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yeah i ended up just cutting like 5 inches off my bumper and didnt even bother taken the jugs off they were all rusted as well

btw leave the rear ones in!
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you could replace the front bumper "milk jugs" with the newer style flat end caps.
and add some fog lights
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Derek you got pics of the bumper now?

lost, where do you find those? i was searching the net for them earlier but all the newer TJs either have the big jugs or the new jk bumper
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are you talking about these bumper caps?

http://www.quadratec.com/products/12106_00.htm
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i odnt ahve a pic, but i took a saw to it about 1/2 inch to the ouside of the holes for the fog lights on the top and angled it in towards rhe middle at a little bit of an angle
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tripple, the dealer has those flat caps. Cheap too. I think 30 bucks per front/rear
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oh they're actual factory caps?
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lost, where do you find those? i was searching the net for them earlier but all the newer TJs either have the big jugs or the new jk bumper
I got em at the dealer. I think they were around 2 bucks each and all front and rear 4 was about $11

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are you talking about these bumper caps?

http://www.quadratec.com/products/12106_00.htm
nope, the ones im talking about are just flat plastic end caps, they make the bumper look alot "cleaner" after you remove the milk jugs.


ill try to find the reciept with the part number when I get home.
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here is what they look like..

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those look clean, and they're only $2 a piece at the dealership???

Good deal
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get a BB. its cheap.

since your after eye appeal

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