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01-25-2010 02:59 PM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
It's gonna be SPLENDID, just make sure that they exert enough PRESSURE, on the spare, so their "anti-vibration" job is done




JIMBO
Will do. Thanks for all your input!
01-25-2010 10:37 AM
JIMBOX It's gonna be SPLENDID, just make sure that they exert enough PRESSURE, on the spare, so their "anti-vibration" job is done


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Originally Posted by gerb04 View Post
I'm going to drill holes in them and put the original bumpstop in front of the hockey pucks. Then I will just get the same screw(I hope)but longer from the local hardware store.
JIMBO
01-25-2010 10:33 AM
gerb04 I'm going to drill holes in them and put the original bumpstop in front of the hockey pucks. Then I will just get the same screw(I hope)but longer from the local hardware store.
01-25-2010 10:11 AM
JIMBOX Now that I know what kind of bumpstops you have on your TJ, those hockypucks make sense !!

I don't know how you'll attach them to the gate, though and you shouldn't use just bolts without countersinking them, so they won't "WEAR" the tire sidewall

Good luck

JIMBO
01-25-2010 09:50 AM
gerb04 I'm gonna stick with the hockey pucks. I found cheap ones at Dicks Sporting Goods.
01-24-2010 03:55 PM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
Well, it could get confusing




The bumperstop holes in my tailgate are 1/2" holes and the stock stop, has a 5/8" tapered rubber plug, that snaps into the hole

These new Daystars, have a Tapered 5/8" rubber spiral plug and it more or less SNAPS into the hole, rather than screw

There's no real stresses on this attachment, because when the spare is tightened it PRESSES the bumpstop tight against the tailgate and they are dense rubber, not flimsy hollow ones like the stockers !!

Mine is tight enough so that even with a moderate grip, I can't budge either one with the spare tire installed !!

JIMBO
yeah, you're right! i'll take mine off after dinner and do some measuring. Thanks!!
01-24-2010 03:47 PM
JIMBOX Well, it could get confusing


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Originally Posted by gerb04 View Post
do you know the screw size, diameter, so i could compare to mine?
The bumperstop holes in my tailgate are 1/2" holes and the stock stop, has a 5/8" tapered rubber plug, that snaps into the hole

These new Daystars, have a Tapered 5/8" rubber spiral plug and it more or less SNAPS into the hole, rather than screw

There's no real stresses on this attachment, because when the spare is tightened it PRESSES the bumpstop tight against the tailgate and they are dense rubber, not flimsy hollow ones like the stockers !!

Mine is tight enough so that even with a moderate grip, I can't budge either one with the spare tire installed !!

JIMBO
01-24-2010 03:29 PM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
Yup, they have an oversize rubber SCREW, same as the stockers and they press/screw right in




I cut 1" off of mine and they really "stiffen" the tire mount

JIMBO
do you know the screw size, diameter, so i could compare to mine?
01-24-2010 03:20 PM
JIMBOX Yup, they have an oversize rubber SCREW, same as the stockers and they press/screw right in


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Originally Posted by gerb04 View Post
are those daystar bumpstops just screw in? I wonder if I could make them work on mine.
I cut 1" off of mine and they really "stiffen" the tire mount

JIMBO
01-24-2010 03:14 PM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
OK, thanks, I was trying to compare it to my JK Rubi's two (2) bumpstops, (picture), so I didn't understand, Now I do--Thanx

JIMBO
are those daystar bumpstops just screw in? I wonder if I could make them work on mine.
01-24-2010 03:03 PM
JIMBOX OK, thanks, I was trying to compare it to my JK Rubi's two (2) bumpstops, (picture), so I didn't understand, Now I do--Thanx

JIMBO
01-24-2010 01:43 PM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
5 bumpstops ????




What are you talking about ???

JIMBO
I have five little rubber nubs that the spare tire is suppose to rest on, well I think that's what they are for?
01-24-2010 11:44 AM
RLSahara We have a 33x12.50 tire on the back of my sons TJ and the third brake shows quite well...
01-24-2010 11:02 AM
JIMBOX 5 bumpstops ????


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Originally Posted by gerb04 View Post
Does anybody have pictures of bumpstop mods on a TJ? Did anybody mod all five bumpstops? I was thinking of just doing two or three.
What are you talking about ???

JIMBO
01-24-2010 10:54 AM
gerb04 Does anybody have pictures of bumpstop mods on a TJ? Did anybody mod all five bumpstops? I was thinking of just doing two or three.
01-24-2010 07:34 AM
gerb04
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Originally Posted by Neil F. View Post
Hockey pucks are perfect for moving them out 1" That's what I used. I forgot what the bolt thread is but it's metric. I got longer ones at Pep Boys.
That's a good idea!
01-24-2010 01:12 AM
APPSTATEwrangler
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Originally Posted by JIMBOX View Post
The rubber bumperstops keep your tire from bouncing/vibrating and help preserve the hinges
yeah i never thought about why they were there when i took them off. I just kinda took them off when i realized my tires were not gonna go on the mount. ill put them back on asap i guess
01-23-2010 05:21 PM
Neil F. Hockey pucks are perfect for moving them out 1" That's what I used. I forgot what the bolt thread is but it's metric. I got longer ones at Pep Boys.
01-23-2010 02:28 PM
JIMBOX You don't need them if you want your tailgate hinge welds breaking !!


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Originally Posted by APPSTATEwrangler View Post
are those rear bumpstops really necessary, cause i just took mine off when i had to put my 32's on?????
The rubber bumperstops keep your tire from bouncing/vibrating and help preserve the hinges

JIMBO
01-23-2010 12:47 PM
APPSTATEwrangler are those rear bumpstops really necessary, cause i just took mine off when i had to put my 32's on?????
01-23-2010 11:57 AM
JIMBOX I've got a couple pics of those Daystar tailgate bumpstops

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These are adjustable, so I cut an 1" off each one and that REALLY holds the tire firmly, no vibration, (which is the main weld breaker)

My rims have 41/2" backspace, but these bumperstops can be adjusted for any backspace--PRIMO

JIMBO
01-23-2010 11:07 AM
Bobthegod Here's a photo of them.
01-23-2010 11:02 AM
Bobthegod Forget the third brake light. Remove it and go with the LED's that fill the empty holes in your spare. Not only are they bright but if you have an aluminum wheel they light up the whole rim.....looks awesome.
01-23-2010 10:55 AM
gerb04 Does anybody have any pictures that they can post of their modified(extended) spare tire bumpstops?
01-19-2010 02:11 PM
TDW I got the brake light up! used some old pvc my dad has in his garage. The pvc was 1 and 1/2 inches high and one inch in diameter. Looks good. my only complaint is all the old man had was some white pvc pipe. I think I am liking the idea of electrical tape for the bump stops. My wheels are 3.65" back spacing. I wonder if the electrical tape will space it out enough.
01-19-2010 11:35 AM
JIMBOX Yo TDW, I don't know, because it was a big change 06/07


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Originally Posted by TDW View Post
jimbox. When I search that part # it says those are for 07 and up wraglers. Will the work on 97-06?
I get my stuff from 4wdparts, so give SHANE a call at 1-877-474-4621 and He should get you a good price and the right pt#

good luck

JIMBO
01-19-2010 11:22 AM
TDW jimbox. When I search that part # it says those are for 07 and up wraglers. Will the work on 97-06?
01-18-2010 04:42 PM
JIMBOX Yea, shaving them is free, but extending them 1" is tougher to do and look professional

JIMBO
01-18-2010 04:26 PM
tequila1pint The bump stops on the tailgate can be shaven down a little and as for the brakelight, just use some nylon spacers that you can get from Lowes in the hardware area. Shaving the bumpstops: FREE, nylon spacers $1.50.
01-17-2010 09:42 PM
Bigstonz I've got 1" diameter 1" length PVC spacers for the brake light. 1 roll of electrcal tape behind each tire bumper spacer.....wth a 3.75 BS 33x10.5
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