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Old 04-12-2012, 07:29 AM   #4801
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JeepinDad, diggin the Bulldog. I have an Olde English Bulldog. He takes credit for all the work done to my Jeep. He is such a liar. lol

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Old 04-12-2012, 07:33 AM   #4802
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Ordering a new soft top today. Does the fun ever end?

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Old 04-12-2012, 07:43 AM   #4803
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Sorry if this is a dumb question. But how come you added the blue dot??
A blue dot at a distance will give the tail light / brake light a purple glow. It's an old hot rodder / custom thing from the 60s. I had them on my 56 Chevy.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:45 AM   #4804
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I put these on last night.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:50 AM   #4805
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I put these on last night.
Do you have a bb lift? Also i cant tell what the new part is :smiley:
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:55 AM   #4806
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It's the shinny black part

As for the lift, all I know it's a 2.5" puck lift, as it was on the TJ when I got it.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:57 AM   #4807
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It's the shinny black one
You know what that means your using your jeep right. Its not a pavement puppy like most of the jks and jkus.
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Old 04-12-2012, 08:00 AM   #4808
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Oh I plan on it, although I haven't yet, only been on the road for a few weeks.

Here is my re-build thread: http://sija.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=11969

Here's my old YJ I had, looking forward to get wheeling again.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:05 AM   #4809
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:07 AM   #4810
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A blue dot at a distance will give the tail light / brake light a purple glow. It's an old hot rodder / custom thing from the 60s. I had them on my 56 Chevy.
Oh. I see. That's cool though!
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:24 AM   #4811
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Oh. I see. That's cool though!
Most states they are illegal though. But if it's on an old classic, most cops won't mess with you. I went 10 years without a front plate on my 56



Sold the 56 this past August and bought a motorcycle.


Bought my TJ right before Christmas. Funny, I traded my YJ for that 56 ~10 years ago, but now I'm back
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:57 AM   #4812
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Angry

Mine went in the shop yesterday and I don't know when its coming out....
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:37 PM   #4813
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Mine went in the shop yesterday and I don't know when its coming out....
Why on earth would you let someone else handle your Jeep?

Nobody touches my Jeeps but me, people have learned the hard way.
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:14 PM   #4814
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Why on earth would you let someone else handle your Jeep?

Nobody touches my Jeeps but me, people have learned the hard way.
Sometimes there are jobs that require tooling you just don't have access to. Machine work is the biggest example… you just can't hammer bearing races smooth!
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:13 PM   #4815
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Why on earth would you let someone else handle your Jeep?

Nobody touches my Jeeps but me, people have learned the hard way.
I've let so many of my friends drive my jeep. A few have even learned to drive a stick shift in my jeep. I guess I'm just too nice!
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:53 PM   #4816
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I've let so many of my friends drive my jeep. A few have even learned to drive a stick shift in my jeep. I guess I'm just too nice!
Agreed I've taught a few friends how to drive stick in my jeep but that was before I got the new clutch. Since then I refuse to teach anyone lol
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:21 PM   #4817
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Agreed I've taught a few friends how to drive stick in my jeep but that was before I got the new clutch. Since then I refuse to teach anyone lol
It's gonna be the same way when I get my new clutch
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:45 PM   #4818
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Painted my headlight rims with truck bed liner.
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:51 PM   #4819
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Late last night installed my rear Bushwacker Flat Fenders... Why only the rear you might ask? Well since ownership just over a month now I havent been able to go off roading because the pocket style wackers... They rubbed like crazy. We got the rear fenders on and instead of working on the front fenders we hit the trail's that are literally up the road from my buddies house for an hour . Here are some pix of my Frankenstein bushwacker set up lol... Who knows this might start a trend but i doubt it... The fronts are going on tonight ;D

Party in the front (Pocket Style) Business in the back Flat LOL

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Old 04-12-2012, 07:43 PM   #4820
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Late last night installed my rear Bushwacker Flat Fenders... Why only the rear you might ask? Well since ownership just over a month now I havent been able to go off roading because the pocket style wackers... They rubbed like crazy. We got the rear fenders on and instead of working on the front fenders we hit the trail's that are literally up the road from my buddies house for an hour . Here are some pix of my Frankenstein bushwacker set up lol... Who knows this might start a trend but i doubt it... The fronts are going on tonight ;D

Party in the front (Pocket Style) Business in the back Flat LOL
The back looks awesome
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:07 PM   #4821
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[/IMG]Im new to this whole post pics on the thread thing so i dont know if this picture is gonna show up or not. but if it does, this is what ive had done in the past week, i had the lift, wheels and tires all professionally installed and i installed the flares and bumper(the easy stuff)
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Most states they are illegal though. But if it's on an old classic, most cops won't mess with you. I went 10 years without a front plate on my 56

Sold the 56 this past August and bought a motorcycle.

Bought my TJ right before Christmas. Funny, I traded my YJ for that 56 ~10 years ago, but now I'm back
That's awesome. Bit of a difference between the first and third pic of that car!
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:19 PM   #4824
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Painted the upper part of my interior doors (full doors) had a few glitches in my tape line, but pretty happy with it
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:27 PM   #4825
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Went to the Rangers baseball game, then bought a hi-lift and mount for the rear bumper (Saturday project) and ordered an Instatrunk so I can lock things up when topless.
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I made a NO-drill CB antenna mount that mounts on the top bolts of the spare tire mount, behind the 3rd brake light.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:57 PM   #4827
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I took a step backwards today. I tried to scratch 2nd and it exploded my rear axle yoke and U-joint.

The bright side, at least it didn't break out on the trail in the middle of nowhere.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:27 PM   #4828
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Just getting things started. Replaced the orinal stock rims with matte black Procomp wheels and 31 inch Duratracs. Much better look.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:30 PM   #4829
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My Jeep is a 2000 and the steel rims were rusty and ugly.
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Old 04-12-2012, 10:35 PM   #4830
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Pictures or it did not happen Kozmic....

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