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Today 11:07 PM
WindRider
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Originally Posted by srad600 View Post
I said that to my wife once and she said "its a catalog not a magazine and you don't read catalogs". I call BS. I read it often annnnnnd you can learn from it.
I had a good laugh at that. I learned that there's a few things I need, and a few more that I want.

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Originally Posted by Mad Mac View Post
A few months ago, a friend of mine bought a Jeep. I ordered a Quadratec catalog to give to him as a gag but made the mistake of reading it. Next thing you know, I went out and bought a Wrangler of my own!
Hahaha that was quite a mistake, but most likely the best one you've ever made.
Today 10:40 PM
Rude Dog Ordered it a new jeep cover as current one is done-gone.
Today 10:23 PM
cBill15 Took mine dove hunting. Had a pretty good day!!!!
Today 09:05 PM
avbk5907
Fabbed up some 1.75" seat risers

Took some scrap stock that would have otherwise been tossed and put it to good use. Made two sets, one for myself, and another for a buddy. Free mods are the best mods. Also took care of some floor pan rust on said buddy's rig.
Today 08:59 PM
Owen_TJ New polk dxi651's in the soundbar...dash speakers on order (yes i know the grill is offcenter, i noticed it after the pic and fixed it)

Today 08:57 PM
MR.CLIFFORD Today I put both Jeeps in the garage because of the hail warnings.
Today 08:56 PM
Mad Mac
Quote:
Originally Posted by WindRider View Post
I, for the first time, read a quadratec magazine from front to back. have more than a few pages dog-eared
Quote:
Originally Posted by srad600 View Post
I said that to my wife once and she said "its a catalog not a magazine and you don't read catalogs". I call BS. I read it often annnnnnd you can learn from it.
A few months ago, a friend of mine bought a Jeep. I ordered a Quadratec catalog to give to him as a gag but made the mistake of reading it. Next thing you know, I went out and bought a Wrangler of my own!
Today 08:45 PM
srad600
Quote:
Originally Posted by WindRider View Post
I, for the first time, read a quadratec magazine from front to back. have more than a few pages dog-eared
I said that to my wife once and she said "its a catalog not a magazine and you don't read catalogs". I call BS. I read it often annnnnnd you can learn from it.
Today 08:30 PM
WindRider I, for the first time, read a quadratec magazine from front to back. have more than a few pages dog-eared
Today 07:17 PM
MyRed88
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Originally Posted by LKSPIERS View Post
Relocated license plate and hooked my cb up
if I ever run 37s or bigger I'll do this
Today 07:04 PM
srad600 Yeah looks great
Today 07:01 PM
LKSPIERS
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Originally Posted by srad600 View Post
I like the look of the plate there but can't imagine being with out a spare.
One day I'll put a spare back but for now I like the look
Today 06:33 PM
srad600 I like the look of the plate there but can't imagine being with out a spare.
Today 06:17 PM
LKSPIERS Relocated license plate and hooked my cb up
Today 05:48 PM
Burddog Here is the front
Today 05:47 PM
Burddog Gave my baby a Plasti-dip bra and finished putting her back together after covering the inside with Herculiner.
Today 02:58 PM
IIONLY Adjusted my brake shoe star wheels, adjusted the hand brake cable, cleaned the rotors and drums (hoping it would help stop my squeal, it didn't), rotated my tires and sprayed underneath with some asphalt undercoating. Was going to change my spark plugs but my plug socket and gap tool have disappeared. So guess that may happen next week. Also gave "the tank" a nice wash. It was a good day.
Today 07:27 AM
Muddeprived
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
I bought one of the cheap fenders a couple years ago, I wasn't too impressed with the fit. I had to oval the holes on the body side,
drill the hole on the top at the grill... (circled in pic)

I was changing front stock flares to Sahara flares at the time, but the fender didn't have enough metal bent down around the radius in front for the flare to reach (area circled in pic)


And the fender seems to have a slight arch to it, the hood hits the middle of it...
I can get a pic of this tomorrow if you want.
I better test fit mine just to be sure. How difficult was it to remove the factory fenders?
Yesterday 08:29 PM
Momamac I did 3/8" holes. Figured 1/4" may be too easy to get plugged up.
Yesterday 08:12 PM
PantherWingsfan
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Originally Posted by Momamac View Post
Drilled drain holes in the frame, wire brushed the minimal rust on the outside and rustoleumed it. Next step, vacuum out the frame...have 4 cans of Eastwood Internal Frame Coat at the ready! Frame still solid and thick, want to keep it that way!
I've been cleaning and painting mine as well. Curious, what size holes did you drill?
Yesterday 07:58 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Muddeprived View Post

I did a bunch of reading on reviews and everyone who bought their fenders say they fit perfectly so I have high hopes mine will to. They are identical to my stock ones, only no rust.

I wonder what I can do about the rust-prone area under the fender? There's like a flat plate welded under it I guess for support and I can see how salt/water/mud gets stuck up inside causing the rust.
I bought one of the cheap fenders a couple years ago, I wasn't too impressed with the fit. I had to oval the holes on the body side,
drill the hole on the top at the grill... (circled in pic)

I was changing front stock flares to Sahara flares at the time, but the fender didn't have enough metal bent down around the radius in front for the flare to reach (area circled in pic)


And the fender seems to have a slight arch to it, the hood hits the middle of it...
I can get a pic of this tomorrow if you want.
Yesterday 07:43 PM
srad600
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Originally Posted by Momamac View Post
Drilled drain holes in the frame, wire brushed the minimal rust on the outside and rustoleumed it. Next step, vacuum out the frame...have 4 cans of Eastwood Internal Frame Coat at the ready! Frame still solid and thick, want to keep it that way!
I wish some one who owned mine before me did something like this. I've repaired mine in mode places then I can count now. Not sure if its worth doing anything at this point.
Yesterday 07:32 PM
Momamac Drilled drain holes in the frame, wire brushed the minimal rust on the outside and rustoleumed it. Next step, vacuum out the frame...have 4 cans of Eastwood Internal Frame Coat at the ready! Frame still solid and thick, want to keep it that way!
Yesterday 07:29 PM
PantherWingsfan
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Originally Posted by Holton345 View Post
I too have wondered this. Seems to me that nothing under there needs to breath. Perhaps sealing off every seam, gap and crevice with RTV and then priming and painting or bedlining might take care of that. You would have to mask off a lot, though. I had my fenders off recently and it looked pretty do-able to me. If it worked the payoff would be no more rotted fenders...
Sounds like a good idea. I considered after market designs but I couldn't find any I really liked. In MI mine are definitely salt victims.
Yesterday 06:54 PM
Holton345
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Originally Posted by Muddeprived View Post
I wonder what I can do about the rust-prone area under the fender? There's like a flat plate welded under it I guess for support and I can see how salt/water/mud gets stuck up inside causing the rust.
I too have wondered this.

Seems to me that nothing under there needs to breath. Perhaps sealing off every seam, gap and crevice with RTV and then priming and painting or bedlining might take care of that. You would have to mask off a lot, though.

I had my fenders off recently and it looked pretty do-able to me. If it worked the payoff would be no more rotted fenders...
Yesterday 06:37 PM
PantherWingsfan A little before and after of the fender paint job.
Yesterday 06:03 PM
Muddeprived
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Originally Posted by PantherWingsfan View Post
Not far off on my to do list. Id love to hear how they line up with everything during install. Keep us updated!
I did a bunch of reading on reviews and everyone who bought their fenders say they fit perfectly so I have high hopes mine will to. They are identical to my stock ones, only no rust.

I wonder what I can do about the rust-prone area under the fender? There's like a flat plate welded under it I guess for support and I can see how salt/water/mud gets stuck up inside causing the rust.
Yesterday 06:01 PM
PantherWingsfan
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Originally Posted by Muddeprived View Post
Received my two brand new fenders from ebay. Everything looks intact and gonna take em to get painted soon.
Not far off on my to do list. Id love to hear how they line up with everything during install. Keep us updated!
Yesterday 05:45 PM
Muddeprived Received my two brand new fenders from ebay. Everything looks intact and gonna take em to get painted soon.
Yesterday 05:22 PM
PantherWingsfan
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
nice repaint job
Thanks! Did the flares too. What a difference!
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