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Old 08-21-2013, 11:32 AM   #31
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Thanks!

I looked at the Vector and really like it, but I also like my plate relocated, so not sure if I want to move it back, lol.

The vibration isn't too bad on the Garmin, only bad on washboard roads. I'm gonna keep the setup, but I'm still trying to figure out how to reinforce it somehow that's not too obvious.

Also installed some Dually D2 A pillar lights and really like them! No vibration at all.

I'm gonna retorque and change oil next week, so I'll update some pics.

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Old 08-21-2013, 02:05 PM   #33
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Thanks Cosmos! I hadn't looked at those but they'd be handy for not scratching up the doors with keys and such.
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:30 AM   #34
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Hiya Duck! Yup, in Djibouti from May to Sep last year. They're not kidding when they say "Africa Hot", lol. Never sweated so much in my life.

Thanks for the good words guys!
Ah... Camp Lemonier. Can't say I miss that spot; unless you're talking about the good chow.
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Old 09-23-2013, 12:29 PM   #35
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Love the Bouti.... Enjoy and hopefully you get home safely!
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Old 10-28-2013, 07:07 AM   #36
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thaaaaank you, one of the most useful threads... i wish i got the commando green color,, got a bright white that i regret.
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:00 AM   #37
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You're welcome! White was my second choice, lol. I wasn't in to the super bright colors out at the time.
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:25 AM   #38
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First off thanks for your service, glad you made it back in one piece.

I really like what you've done to your rig. Obviously modded but not looking over the top or like it's strictly an ORV. Great job, looks like all the essentials have been made.

You made a comment about no hood flutter and I bet that's because of the hood vents, the air has more places to go now.

Well done Sir, well done!
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:38 AM   #39
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Never thought of that, lol. You're probably right and it's probably both reasons!
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:21 AM   #40
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do you think the same setup as ur commando green, will look good on my bright white jeep ?

if not please tell me what will you do diffrent thanks maan
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:53 AM   #41
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Hmmmm. If intended usage is the same, 80% DD/commuter, with some family friendly trails and camping, and budget? 4 door JKU?

I did a ton of research on all my stuff and don't regret any of it except the bumper light brackets from Q-tec.

I would do it all the same except skip the bumper light setup and get a pair of LED's on the A pillars, which I've done since the pics. Did Dually D2's (driving pattern) on the Rigid mounts.

I'm a huge fan of my AEV lift and would recommend it to anyone, BUT...there is always newer stuff coming out.

Now that the wheels are turning I would do this...

A pillar LED's instead on bumper light setup.
RK's new 1.5" explorer lift with triple rate front and rear springs coming out at Xmas, rancho adjustable shocks.
Same wheel/tire combo, but I would get the silver aluminum instead of the black.

Everything else the same!

Post pics when you get her going!
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:06 PM   #42
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sure ill be posting pics win done,, thank you being soo helpful and friendly .
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:18 PM   #43
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but i think the black wheels will look better, never saw i silver method on a white jk
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Old 10-29-2013, 12:35 PM   #44
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Love this jeep. Awesome job!
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Old 10-29-2013, 05:09 PM   #45
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County98 that is one sweat Jeep!!

My first thought was wow I love those black wheels with that color scheme which is funny because on most Jeeps I think the black wheels get washed out.

Thanks for the write ups pulled a few ideas for my JK!!
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Old 11-29-2013, 02:23 PM   #46
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I knew I wanted a tailgate table,
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I might of missed it but where did you get the table from?
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Old 11-29-2013, 05:19 PM   #47
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Outback Adventures JK Trailgator.

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Old 01-26-2014, 09:23 PM   #49
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Gorgeous jeep! You tinted your front windows to match right?
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Old 01-30-2014, 04:43 AM   #50
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I tinted the fronts for Vegas sun, but didn't go as dark as the back. I don't remember the percentage, but they're maybe 1/2 to 2/3 as dark as the factory rears.

I used to do the limo tint thing when I was a kid, but now I just want the UV protection and to keep the glare and heat down. I also didn't do a windshield strip at all.

With too dark of tint I have to roll the windows down at night to see sometimes and then I feel ridiculous, lol.

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