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Old 03-10-2013, 12:23 AM   #271
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Don't have the seat covers. Bit I do have the tailgate storage setup. Good idea poor execution. The webbing on o.T. started to pull off the base material via poor stitching. I fixed it with am old school sewing machine ment for canvas. All I had in the pouch was a tow strap.
Ya that's wut I thought .. They look cool.. But poor quality .. Thanx

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:42 PM   #272
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great thread! lots of good info

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Old 03-10-2013, 11:44 PM   #273
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thanks folks, learned a lot tonight, read the complete thread, so:
no K-N now
Neoprene seat covers (already on so will see how I like them)
No change to the exhaust at this time
Will stay away from the BB until ready to dish out a few more $$ for the "complete"deal
Go with KC off road lights (PO had them removed already so need to replace
Spyder recovery bumper (already installed, looks and fits great will see how it holds up)
Try the front spring swap with the XJ or ZJ springs since the front has the "jacked up rear" look
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:15 AM   #274
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Try the front spring swap with the XJ or ZJ springs since the front has the "jacked up rear" look
If you're gonna go with the v8 zj springs up front ya need 2" coil spacers or 2" Lift springs so that it sits level
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:27 AM   #275
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May need an adhesion promoter, or actual paint for plastic ,
Actually for interior or dash painting, go to a hobby shop and get tamiya model paint. You can find almost any color you want and it's made for most plastics and vinyls. It's An old kit car trick that's been done for years...
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Old 03-11-2013, 03:00 AM   #276
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stay away from rough country quick disconnects. I thought this was a rather fool proof part and thus had opted for the cheaper rough country product but they have been nothing but problems for me.
Stick to the JKS or currie anti rock
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:50 AM   #277
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thanks folks, learned a lot tonight, read the complete thread, so:
no K-N now
Neoprene seat covers (already on so will see how I like them)
No change to the exhaust at this time
Will stay away from the BB until ready to dish out a few more $$ for the "complete"deal
Go with KC off road lights (PO had them removed already so need to replace
Spyder recovery bumper (already installed, looks and fits great will see how it holds up)
Try the front spring swap with the XJ or ZJ springs since the front has the "jacked up rear" look
I have neoprene (Wet O's) and love them. I have a set on my pickup as well that are over 10 years old and they look like new. So I think this is a personal preference thing. Also, my Jeep doesnt sit outside much, its usually parked in the garage at night and in covered parking during the day.
I would suggest you consider Rigid LED lights too. I dont have the stock or KC fog lights on my Jeep, I have the Rigids. In fact, I have 4 of the minis (4 LED small square units) and a 10" Rigid LED light bar at the winch. These units are hard core, and use very little watts compared to the KCs. The KCs that were on my Jeep (OEM) were plastic and broke, the Rigids are metal. Just a thought.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:38 PM   #278
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I have neoprene (Wet O's) and love them. I have a set on my pickup as well that are over 10 years old and they look like new. So I think this is a personal preference thing. Also, my Jeep doesnt sit outside much, its usually parked in the garage at night and in covered parking during the day.
I would suggest you consider Rigid LED lights too. I dont have the stock or KC fog lights on my Jeep, I have the Rigids. In fact, I have 4 of the minis (4 LED small square units) and a 10" Rigid LED light bar at the winch. These units are hard core, and use very little watts compared to the KCs. The KCs that were on my Jeep (OEM) were plastic and broke, the Rigids are metal. Just a thought.
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If you can find a way to break a Rigid, I'll be surprised. Last year at the Mint 400, they had one laying across two cinder blocks with a JKU parked on top of it during contingency.

Have to see what they have this year when I head down next week. Provided no one runs me over during qualifying.
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Old 03-11-2013, 01:49 PM   #279
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If you can find a way to break a Rigid, I'll be surprised. Last year at the Mint 400, they had one laying across two cinder blocks with a JKU parked on top of it during contingency.

Have to see what they have this year when I head down next week. Provided no one runs me over during qualifying.
Thanks, thats good to know.. good luck this year..
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Thanks, thats good to know.. good luck this year..
Not racing this year unfortunately, working qualifying and a checkpoint/spectator area.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:08 AM   #281
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Old 09-25-2013, 05:57 PM   #282
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Krylon fusion is the way to go. I painted my door and most of my dash about 8 months ago and have not touched it since. Be sure to let it cure for at least 2 days before using though. I tried to put the door plastic on a few hours after painting the first time and a lot of the paint came off the near every place you had to touch to install. THe next time I waited 48-72 hours and I have had absolutely no problem since.
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Old 09-29-2013, 09:24 PM   #283
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The only mod I regret is the Bestop bikini. It's great until you need to remove it in a hurry. Then it's a huge pain.
This forum has kept me from many mistakes.
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Old 09-30-2014, 10:56 PM   #284
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Agree 100 percent tiger...i like the way it looks, but such a pain in the butt
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Old 10-02-2014, 02:34 PM   #285
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For most people this is a mod to avoid lol
I like that bumper a lot. I have the matching rear and almost bought the front also but I got an XRC style bumper instead just because I don't have a winch and I feel like there'd be a lot of extra space without it. Seeing yours makes me think I should have gotten it lol I like mine also so no complaints really.

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