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07-02-2012 01:17 AM
00tj2
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Originally Posted by bobjenkins View Post
+1
Ok sorry I've been so lazy.... Tailgate kit is in and primed... Haven't put the to
Coat on yet...I know but I've been sidetracked with work and then an injury.... Hopefully next week I will get the last coat on and some pics posted.... Sorry for my laziness guys...
07-01-2012 11:16 PM
bobjenkins
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Originally Posted by thecheezman View Post
Has the tailgate come in yet? Need an update!!
+1
04-26-2012 06:46 PM
jp2611 scribed for future reference
04-26-2012 06:25 PM
thecheezman Has the tailgate come in yet? Need an update!!
04-07-2012 07:44 AM
00tj2 No swing out... I'm going to jinx myself but I have only had one flat in 125k miles on this jeep over the last 10 years and that was on the trail... I carry a can or two of fix a flat for now.. I will prob get one eventually but it isn't very hi on my list.
04-07-2012 07:41 AM
Tdog02 Looking forward to the next installment. I really like the drop tail gate idea. Do you already have a swing out rear tire carrier?
04-07-2012 07:32 AM
00tj2 I ordered it yesterday, should be here sometime next week... I will post detailed pictures of the install...
04-07-2012 07:21 AM
thecheezman In for later, will be getting this kit soon.
04-07-2012 07:15 AM
00tj2 oh yea, check out this nice hole i found while taking everything out to get ready for the bed liner. looks like i will be taking a trip to the body shop.
04-07-2012 07:13 AM
00tj2 time for the primer




and as you can see i removed the hardtop because i'm also going to bedline the tub rail too.
04-07-2012 07:07 AM
00tj2 after some sanding with a wire wheel and some 120grit paper


some more sanding


dad helping remove the taillights...


I am going to use rustolium bedliner all the way up to this body seam. should look like i have trail armor on it for only 7 bucks...


drivers side with taillights completely removed
04-07-2012 06:57 AM
00tj2 wow, it worked.... i had to post it before i kept going... ok, back to work getting more pics up..
04-07-2012 06:57 AM
00tj2
prep for drop down tailgate.

ok, so i decided to take care of some surface rust and I just ordered the drop down tailgate kit from swag off road. yes, it was a little more than i wanted to spend but its all there for me so... well, if i finally figured out this ridiculously long upload process there will be some pictures too...

tailgate removed


close up of where factory hinges were


some rust starting at this seam, nice work form jeep

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