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Old 02-12-2013, 12:10 PM   #271
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Looks awesome! Quick request though. I was looking into a combination 50" light bar like you have. Most people either have spot or flood. How do you like the combo at night? Any night shots from behind the wheel?

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the combo is great! are you running any other lighting? I hated the look of the pillar mounts until i put them on and saw how much light they put out and now I am a BIG fan of them. plus when I am running on trails at night with them I turn them outboard and I have a full 180 light pattern its pretty awesome.

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the combo is great! are you running any other lighting? I hated the look of the pillar mounts until i put them on and saw how much light they put out and now I am a BIG fan of them. plus when I am running on trails at night with them I turn them outboard and I have a full 180 light pattern its pretty awesome.
I've only replaced my Fogs with a set of 2x2 LEDs (similar to the RI lights) and they are already a huge improvement. I was either thinking doing a 12 or 20 inch on the front bumper or just spending a little more and doing the 50" across the windshield and then later doing both the pillar and 12"
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I've only replaced my Fogs with a set of 2x2 LEDs (similar to the RI lights) and they are already a huge improvement. I was either thinking doing a 12 or 20 inch on the front bumper or just spending a little more and doing the 50" across the windshield and then later doing both the pillar and 12"
I recommend not doing the 12-20 on the bumper then. save the money and buy the 50" then latter buy the dually 2's for the pillar.
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:44 PM   #275
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I recommend not doing the 12-20 on the bumper then. save the money and buy the 50" then latter buy the dually 2's for the pillar.
Awesome thanks. Do you have any night photos of the light bar only from the drivers seat?
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Fred, where did you get your CAT decals, and how big are they, about 18"?
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:22 PM   #277
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Fred, where did you get your CAT decals, and how big are they, about 18"?
It's 3" tall and I have a buddy that did them for me
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Old 02-22-2013, 03:32 PM   #278
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As you have already heard numerous times, well done my friend, well done. Great write up and great photos. I like the Spod switch console. I have been searching for a good console since I found the switches on OTRATTW web site, and I think you have shown me the light (no pun intended). I just hope they make one for a TJ, I'll be checking out their site shortly. I like the overhead location, reminds me of a firetruck, not sure if that was your thought, as I see you are a FF too.
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So when is matchbox making a replica of your rig?

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As you have already heard numerous times, well done my friend, well done. Great write up and great photos. I like the Spod switch console. I have been searching for a good console since I found the switches on OTRATTW web site, and I think you have shown me the light (no pun intended). I just hope they make one for a TJ, I'll be checking out their site shortly. I like the overhead location, reminds me of a firetruck, not sure if that was your thought, as I see you are a FF too.
I'm not sure if they make it for the TJ, ask for Cindy when you call, she will take good care of you. I like the overhead location to, I guess it's all those years of habit in the BRT. :-)
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:02 PM   #281
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Brown Santa brought me a Banks stinger kit today !!!!
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Wiley's happy for you!! Now, what the heck happened to my delivery!? ; )
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Just keep sending the requests to Matchbox* and maybe we can all get a replica! ; )
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Be gain the air intake install. Everything was packaged very well and looks great!
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:08 PM   #285
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Shroud off, factory air box and intake hose.


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Factory components removed. It literally took me longer to get the tools together then to remove these parts.


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Shroud reinstalled, everything tightened up, protective film removed.

The install took about 15 min. It was super easy to do!

The intake sounds AWSOME! You can really here it sucking the air in! So far I have noticed about a 1 mpg improvement.

Next is the new exhaust install
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And the new tip installed.

New exhaust sounds great, not loud at all!
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SEE It went somewhere besides the mall

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Nice! I saw your rig out there in the convoy of jeeps. I was out there on my dirt bike sunday riding around. So I pulled the trigger on the 3.5 RE standard lift and it shoul be in this week hopefully. I was wondering/hoping you could give me a hand with the install? If your schedule allows of course. Any help would be grealty appreciated.
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Hey Darkfire. What did you use to mount the hi-lift to the rear bumper? It looks awesome. I'm curious because I want to do the same thing.
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DF is the Neil Peart of modders. Wow.
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Hey Darkfire. What did you use to mount the hi-lift to the rear bumper? It looks awesome. I'm curious because I want to do the same thing.
the install on it is on page 4 of this build thread http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/mat...-160398-4.html I just drilled the bumper and blotted thru it.

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Nice! I saw your rig out there in the convoy of jeeps. I was out there on my dirt bike sunday riding around. So I pulled the trigger on the 3.5 RE standard lift and it shoul be in this week hopefully. I was wondering/hoping you could give me a hand with the install? If your schedule allows of course. Any help would be grealty appreciated.
if I can sure! PM me and will talk or come to the meet n greet Wednesday.

I am doing a Metal Cloak lift on "ZentirelyJEEP's" ride next week.
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I have a new PSA:

Friends don't let friends record vertically!!! go horizontal just like your tv.
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I had no control but ill be sure to forward the PSA ;-)
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I had no control but ill be sure to forward the PSA ;-)
It takes a village. My mother-in-law is patient 0 I think ...

Jeep looks great and I am guessing that hill is much steeper than it looks as that little rock rolls down really fast!
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It takes a village. My mother-in-law is patient 0 I think ...

Jeep looks great and I am guessing that hill is much steeper than it looks as that little rock rolls down really fast!
Well, the wifey - me - had to hurry to even get a video at all! Maybe next time ill just stay home. : 0
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That is one gorgeous Jeep. I have to say you have changed my mind about that color, good job man . I do love those fenders, did you buy them from Metal Cloak's website?
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That is one gorgeous Jeep. I have to say you have changed my mind about that color, good job man . I do love those fenders, did you buy them from Metal Cloak's website?
Thank you Very Much! The Metal Cloak Fenders and Suspension are Awesome!!!

I am actually sponsored by metal cloak now and If your interested in their stuff, PM me and I can hook up on a deal.

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