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Yesterday 11:18 PM
Jeffk1975
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Originally Posted by JustinAppleseed View Post

That's not dirty!!

This is dirty!
Haha! I think that I'd have a seizure at that point!
Yesterday 10:32 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by Hexiled Razz View Post
Laggy was right, it's metallic charcoal. Looks great all bolted up.



I also got a chance to take a good look at the K&N lifetime filter i pulled and replaced with a normal paper one.



I'm willing to bet the PO threw it in there thinking they'd get clean intake air for life. I tried spraying it out with the hose; that gunk is in there pretty good. Whoever buys it from Ebay is going to have to clean it themselves.
For the hell of it; i looked up how much the cleaning kit costs. $14 bucks. So you pay $50 for a lifetime filter, and $14 bucks regularly to clean it? K&N really has people by the balls with these, don't they?

I'll stick with my $13 paper filter & replace it with a brand new sterile one every 15k. Thanks.
Metallic charcoal looks good. You did good on the air filter, K&N has done an unreal sales job on their filters, they suck if you think about it!
Yesterday 09:49 PM
Szmich97tj Added a Currie Currectlync tie rod and a Rockkrawler bombproof front trac bar today. Ready to get an alignment!
Yesterday 08:00 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post

damn that's a weird thing to do. guess they'll go back down once they get some in stock
Yea I don't understand it either
Yesterday 06:44 PM
JustinAppleseed
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Originally Posted by Jeffk1975 View Post
Not always! Lol
That's not dirty!!

Attachment 1736553

This is dirty!
Yesterday 06:26 PM
echo2
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Originally Posted by Rock Kicker View Post
Is there any drilling req'd for those?

Jeep's looking nice, btw.
Looks like it uses the roll bar bolts...
Yesterday 05:30 PM
Rock Kicker
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Originally Posted by Laggy View Post
Installed GraBars.
Is there any drilling req'd for those?

Jeep's looking nice, btw.
Yesterday 05:07 PM
Laggy Installed GraBars. Amazing entry/exit from the jeep now. Will be even more so once i get some rockers with steps. Took a little extra work, probably gonna get flat socket cap bolts cause the GraBars are countersunk but they reuse original hardware.
Wired up illuminated switch for LED spots (found a good ground off metal dash/console skeleton).
Cleaned soft top mud stains with simple green.
Spec the wheels and tires.


Yesterday 04:04 PM
Laggy
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Originally Posted by Hexiled Razz View Post
Laggy was right, it's metallic charcoal. Looks great all bolted up.



I also got a chance to take a good look at the K&N lifetime filter i pulled and replaced with a normal paper one.



I'm willing to bet the PO threw it in there thinking they'd get clean intake air for life. I tried spraying it out with the hose; that gunk is in there pretty good. Whoever buys it from Ebay is going to have to clean it themselves.
For the hell of it; i looked up how much the cleaning kit costs. $14 bucks. So you pay $50 for a lifetime filter, and $14 bucks regularly to clean it? K&N really has people by the balls with these, don't they?

I'll stick with my $13 paper filter & replace it with a brand new sterile one every 15k. Thanks.
That looks awesome, nice way to switch up the usual black.
As for the filter thing, it's a personal preference. I enjoy cleaning k&n style filters. Although one thing I will say, is that the preposterous claims of 10, 15 even 20 horsepower have no scientific data to back it up. A company puts a pretty graph up, and idiots believe it. Is a high flow intake an integral part of a PERFORMANCE engine? Absolutely. Race filter makes a difference on my supersport bike only when I tune using air/fuel data and a ECU programmer. But a bone stock Jeep is not gonna see 15HP from a filter. It's quicker airflow for sure, but your ECU is set to run lean anyway, so the little extra fuel your ECU feeds in isn't gonna do much. So I say, go ahead with your paper filter. So clean!
Yesterday 02:47 PM
raif281
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
They raise the price so no one will buy them... I asked them a while back why they were so much more expensive, that's the answer they gave
damn that's a weird thing to do. guess they'll go back down once they get some in stock
Yesterday 02:44 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post

so your saying they charge almost $700 cuz their not in stock?
They raise the price so no one will buy them... I asked them a while back why they were so much more expensive, that's the answer they gave
Yesterday 02:37 PM
raif281
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
The price is only high due to them not being in stock... normally they're 174, I paid 199 almost 3 years ago
so your saying they charge almost $700 cuz their not in stock?
Yesterday 02:05 PM
Hexiled Razz
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
OK, looks black to me but I guess not to you so what color is it?
Laggy was right, it's metallic charcoal. Looks great all bolted up.



I also got a chance to take a good look at the K&N lifetime filter i pulled and replaced with a normal paper one.



I'm willing to bet the PO threw it in there thinking they'd get clean intake air for life. I tried spraying it out with the hose; that gunk is in there pretty good. Whoever buys it from Ebay is going to have to clean it themselves.
For the hell of it; i looked up how much the cleaning kit costs. $14 bucks. So you pay $50 for a lifetime filter, and $14 bucks regularly to clean it? K&N really has people by the balls with these, don't they?

I'll stick with my $13 paper filter & replace it with a brand new sterile one every 15k. Thanks.
Yesterday 01:55 PM
MN4x4 I finally changed out the clockspring. It was broken when I bought the jeep 4 months ago. Hearing the horn honk for the first time was like hearing your baby cry for the first time. Pretty awesome!
Yesterday 12:58 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Scruffy Wilson View Post

dam..

there cool but I cant justify 900 on rocke4 gards when I already have some smittys
The price is only high due to them not being in stock... normally they're 174, I paid 199 almost 3 years ago
Yesterday 08:40 AM
Scruffy Wilson
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post

They're these http://m.ebay.com/itm/190547659200?nav=SEARCH

They haven't been in stock for a while, that's why the price is so high...
dam..

there cool but I cant justify 900 on rocke4 gards when I already have some smittys
Yesterday 07:38 AM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Scruffy Wilson View Post

like them rocker gards.. what kind
They're these http://m.ebay.com/itm/190547659200?nav=SEARCH

They haven't been in stock for a while, that's why the price is so high...
Yesterday 03:46 AM
PUR3VIL Started installing my Poison Spyder highline fenders.



12-18-2014 10:20 PM
Scruffy Wilson
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post

Looks fine here's mine with 1.75" budget boost

like them rocker gards.. what kind
12-18-2014 09:39 PM
Rock Kicker
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Originally Posted by The Wrattler_Crompton View Post
Do 31 inch tires look good with a two inch lift? The 31s are brand new all terrain tires
If you're using stock wheels it may not look how you envision it when all is said and done. But hey...it's a start. Go for it, then update your wheels to an 8 with decent back spacing when you can and it will give you a much different look, and probably the look you're going for.
12-18-2014 09:09 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by The Wrattler_Crompton View Post
Do 31 inch tires look good with a two inch lift? The 31s are brand new all terrain tires
Looks fine here's mine with 1.75" budget boost


12-18-2014 07:58 PM
The Wrattler_Crompton
Lift

Do 31 inch tires look good with a two inch lift? The 31s are brand new all terrain tires
12-18-2014 06:40 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by Hexiled Razz View Post



Pulled my covers off to check out my gears and change my diff gear oil. Also changing my crankcase oil while I'm at it.
Painting my covers while they're off, just as I did with my 2000. Also bought brand new stainless steel bolts. Have to say; this is one of my favorite atheistic mods. Gives such a nice splash of color to the undercarriage.

I hate supporting rustoleum with how much trouble I've had with their poor nozzle design clogging, and their paints chipping in general. But they seem to be the only paint company to make kickass colors like this. If it holds up, I think it might be my favorite accent color for my 2005.
OK, looks black to me but I guess not to you so what color is it?
12-18-2014 02:26 PM
Rock Kicker
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Originally Posted by Hexiled Razz View Post
Pulled my covers off to check out my gears and change my diff gear oil. Also changing my crankcase oil while I'm at it. Painting my covers while they're off, just as I did with my 2000. Also bought brand new stainless steel bolts. Have to say; this is one of my favorite atheistic mods. Gives such a nice splash of color to the undercarriage. I hate supporting rustoleum with how much trouble I've had with their poor nozzle design clogging, and their paints chipping in general. But they seem to be the only paint company to make kickass colors like this. If it holds up, I think it might be my favorite accent color for my 2005.
Is that the hammered black? I used that on my rear seat brackets.
12-18-2014 01:37 PM
IndianaBones
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Originally Posted by Hexiled Razz View Post

Pulled my covers off to check out my gears and change my diff gear oil. Also changing my crankcase oil while I'm at it.
Painting my covers while they're off, just as I did with my 2000. Also bought brand new stainless steel bolts. Have to say; this is one of my favorite atheistic mods. Gives such a nice splash of color to the undercarriage.

I hate supporting rustoleum with how much trouble I've had with their poor nozzle design clogging, and their paints chipping in general. But they seem to be the only paint company to make kickass colors like this. If it holds up, I think it might be my favorite accent color for my 2005.
Yea, I like that
12-18-2014 01:06 PM
Laggy Metallic charcoal!
12-18-2014 09:58 AM
Hexiled Razz

Pulled my covers off to check out my gears and change my diff gear oil. Also changing my crankcase oil while I'm at it.
Painting my covers while they're off, just as I did with my 2000. Also bought brand new stainless steel bolts. Have to say; this is one of my favorite atheistic mods. Gives such a nice splash of color to the undercarriage.

I hate supporting rustoleum with how much trouble I've had with their poor nozzle design clogging, and their paints chipping in general. But they seem to be the only paint company to make kickass colors like this. If it holds up, I think it might be my favorite accent color for my 2005.
12-18-2014 04:39 AM
Laggy Got seatbelts working again. Super easy. I took my friend's completely non-working seatbelt out of his 98 at work, and put it on the bench at home. Magic. Can't believe this info is so difficult to find. I'll do a write-up eventually...
12-17-2014 11:33 PM
raif281
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Originally Posted by tsteb View Post
Check out their light bars too. I have a 10" on the hood and it's hella bright. Really cheap too
yeah I was looking on Amazon, their products look good and are pretty cheap compared to others. going to order 2 for the front bumper, 2 for the windshield brackets and maybe 2 square ones if they fit for inside my rear bumper. then I could get a small light bar for somewhere else. let's see some pics of that light bar!
12-17-2014 11:07 PM
tsteb
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
great to know my friend!!
Check out their light bars too. I have a 10" on the hood and it's hella bright. Really cheap too
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