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Today 04:57 PM
Heuster Nice, same here, just popped the first top... Looking at new JKs online
Today 04:42 PM
Serg5000
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Originally Posted by Heuster View Post
Morning all. How is everyone today?
Things are great. I'm off this weekend and have beer in hand. Life is good.
Today 12:25 PM
Heuster Morning all. How is everyone today?
Today 11:36 AM
Serg5000 Good morning everybody.
Today 11:10 AM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
Hmmmmm bubbles and flakes. Sounds like a cheap stripper and me.
Fyp

Now we know why Bob has trouble coming up with mod money.
Today 03:36 AM
Serg5000
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Originally Posted by Tanks View Post
Weeeeak. Who do you drive for?
Sygma network.
Today 01:13 AM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
Yeah but the sliders have an inner 3/16ths aluminum plate to sandwich the tub then a outer 3/16ths aluminum bent angle plate, then on top a shaped 3/16ths steel plate. It is so solid you just won't believe it. And it tucks so tight I don't think I hit it more than once or twice.
I wants trust me. We will see once the first comes around.
Today 01:04 AM
Gunner
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Originally Posted by Serg5000 View Post
Good morning everyone.

Bob, I bet those shocks are sweet! I'm looking at getting some. Have to button up a few things then it's on!
It makes it ride so smooth I am blown away.
Today 01:01 AM
Gunner
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Originally Posted by htkrph View Post
I drool every time I'm on the savvy website. The my wallet cries when we see the price. Lol. Those are what I want but going to sacrafice that for some a little cheaper to get more parts (steering, louvers, oba).
Yeah but the sliders have an inner 3/16ths aluminum plate to sandwich the tub then a outer 3/16ths aluminum bent angle plate, then on top a shaped 3/16ths steel plate. It is so solid you just won't believe it. And it tucks so tight I don't think I hit it more than once or twice.
Today 12:55 AM
Gunner Hmmmmm bubbles and flakes. Sounds like a cheap stripper and her customers.
Yesterday 02:22 PM
Lab Lover
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Originally Posted by Zombiehunta666 View Post
Is it because you take the doors on/off? Mine hinges are. Where exactly are they cracking?
It has nothing to do with the doors coming off, I've only taken mine off once. Its because the hinges are aluminum and I guess if they are not prepped correctly before painting they do some type of reaction and the paint bubbles.

I'm not sure the exact term, but it looks like they were rusting under the paint, that's what I thought it was. It wasn't until the paint chipped off that I could see they were not rusting and they were aluminum. The guy at the bodyshop sounded like he has seen a few cases of this and said it was due to not prepping the aluminum correctly.

It's covered under my 36-36,000 warranty so my dealer put a rush on getting the repair approved and getting the work done. I'm at 33,500 miles and it goes in Monday.

They all have the bubbles under the paint, but the passenger side, top hinge, on top under the mirrror has a big chunk of paint that just flaked off.
Yesterday 02:09 PM
Tanks
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Originally Posted by Serg5000 View Post
Good morning everyone. So far this is how my week has gone. 1. Tuesday night I jump I. The truck in Lancaster. We hit the I-15 south and just before the me wood exit POW!! A blow out. Fast forward to Thursday. I jump in the truck just before midnight and make it to six of my deliveries. Just as I'm ready to head out. 2. Engine goes into limp mode. Something about the SCR. Dead in the water. Tow truck is bringing me a tractor and tacking this one. Man! I'm ready for a beer.
Weeeeak. Who do you drive for?
Yesterday 12:11 PM
Serg5000 Good morning everyone.

So far this is how my week has gone.

1. Tuesday night I jump I. The truck in Lancaster. We hit the I-15 south and just before the me wood exit POW!! A blow out.

Fast forward to Thursday. I jump in the truck just before midnight and make it to six of my deliveries. Just as I'm ready to head out.

2. Engine goes into limp mode. Something about the SCR. Dead in the water.
Tow truck is bringing me a tractor and tacking this one. Man! I'm ready for a beer.
Yesterday 12:50 AM
Zombiehunta666
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Originally Posted by Lab Lover View Post
I got the call from my dealership and Monday I drop my jeep off to have the hinges repainted. I guess the dealership had to really work on Chrysler to warranty it. The owner ended up getting a little angry with them and told them this has happened before and he thinks it will happen again. (With other customers) I'm just glad mine will be fixed. Paint should not just randomly start peeling on a 2 year old vehicle.
Is it because you take the doors on/off? Mine hinges are. Where exactly are they cracking?
09-18-2014 10:15 PM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by Tanks View Post
A second on the AtoZ boys. They'll do whatever you want and their sliders are top notch. I haven't gotten a chance to beat mine yet, and certainly not like some might ^^^^ but I really liked em.
will do man!
09-18-2014 05:48 PM
Lab Lover I got the call from my dealership and Monday I drop my jeep off to have the hinges repainted. I guess the dealership had to really work on Chrysler to warranty it. The owner ended up getting a little angry with them and told them this has happened before and he thinks it will happen again. (With other customers) I'm just glad mine will be fixed. Paint should not just randomly start peeling on a 2 year old vehicle.
09-18-2014 10:14 AM
Tanks
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Sounds good bud. Give the guys at A to Z Fab a call. They make a really nice set of sliders start at a couple hundred bucks. I've been beating on mine for a number of years now...they can take a hit!

OBA...well there's no substitute for a York.

What's your plan for steering ? JCR makes a really nice over the knuckles cross over one ton high steer setup. ..my son has it on his Xj...it rides nice and high up out of harms way.

just some ideas for you.
A second on the AtoZ boys. They'll do whatever you want and their sliders are top notch. I haven't gotten a chance to beat mine yet, and certainly not like some might ^^^^ but I really liked em.
09-18-2014 08:44 AM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by Gunner View Post
You might want to check out Savvy. They make some real nice rails for an LJ
I drool every time I'm on the savvy website. The my wallet cries when we see the price. Lol. Those are what I want but going to sacrafice that for some a little cheaper to get more parts (steering, louvers, oba).
09-18-2014 08:42 AM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Makes sense. The Wildpeak should handle nicely.
The thing is I don't drive the LJ daily. I'm mostly concern on the long weekend trips. Like going up to big bear, vegas or Yuma it's going not be so much fun. But I'm still not a whole 100% sure on it.
09-18-2014 08:25 AM
Serg5000 Good morning everyone.

Bob, I bet those shocks are sweet! I'm looking at getting some. Have to button up a few things then it's on!
09-18-2014 08:11 AM
WOKNROX
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Originally Posted by htkrph View Post
Got a good quote on 35s Falken Wildpeak AT. New steering will follow. Trying to sell those "rock sliders" to get ones that hug the body more. Poison spyder or genright. Also a onboard air. All for the November Moab trip.
Sounds good bud. Give the guys at A to Z Fab a call. They make a really nice set of sliders start at a couple hundred bucks. I've been beating on mine for a number of years now...they can take a hit!

OBA...well there's no substitute for a York.

What's your plan for steering ? JCR makes a really nice over the knuckles cross over one ton high steer setup. ..my son has it on his Xj...it rides nice and high up out of harms way.

just some ideas for you.
09-18-2014 12:47 AM
Gunner So I got my new shocks on today. Boy are they smooth
09-18-2014 12:43 AM
Gunner
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Originally Posted by htkrph View Post
Got a good quote on 35s Falken Wildpeak AT. New steering will follow. Trying to sell those "rock sliders" to get ones that hug the body more. Poison spyder or genright. Also a onboard air. All for the November Moab trip.
You might want to check out Savvy. They make some real nice rails for an LJ
09-18-2014 12:19 AM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by htkrph View Post
Yeah I keep forgetting that the rocks out here are completely different than the east coast. I had the Wildpeak before and drove them from Maryland to California, thru snow and desert and they were great tires so I'm partial to them. The difference between MT shouldn't be that much and I'm sure I could swing it. I'm concerned with the weight of MTs over ATs plus the size. The auto LJ keeps shifting down on the highway. Keeping up speeds would suck. Don't plan of regearin till after the end of the year. Don't know I would love to own Kevlar MTRs or General Grabber red letters.
Makes sense. The Wildpeak should handle nicely.
09-17-2014 10:59 PM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by suicideking View Post
Just keep in mind that MT (mud terrain) would be better for wheeling. Better traction and usually thicker sidewall. Not as good for daily driving though. I started out with BFG AT and then ended up replacing with GY MT after a few months. Don't be like me!
Yeah I keep forgetting that the rocks out here are completely different than the east coast. I had the Wildpeak before and drove them from Maryland to California, thru snow and desert and they were great tires so I'm partial to them. The difference between MT shouldn't be that much and I'm sure I could swing it. I'm concerned with the weight of MTs over ATs plus the size. The auto LJ keeps shifting down on the highway. Keeping up speeds would suck. Don't plan of regearin till after the end of the year. Don't know I would love to own Kevlar MTRs or General Grabber red letters.
09-17-2014 09:49 PM
Serg5000
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Originally Posted by Lab Lover View Post
So I called to be sure I could get in to speak with someone and found out all I have to do is send a check for $25.00 in with a copy of proof of insurance during the period the ticket was issued before Oct. 2nd. and it will be cleared up Whew, that's a huge relief. I could never be a criminal, it's too stressful!!
I would walk it in. This way you leave with proof you paid and the warrant is clear.
09-17-2014 05:45 PM
suicideking
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Originally Posted by htkrph View Post
Got a good quote on 35s Falken Wildpeak AT. New steering will follow. Trying to sell those "rock sliders" to get ones that hug the body more. Poison spyder or genright. Also a onboard air. All for the November Moab trip.
Just keep in mind that MT (mud terrain) would be better for wheeling. Better traction and usually thicker sidewall. Not as good for daily driving though.

I started out with BFG AT and then ended up replacing with GY MT after a few months. Don't be like me!
09-17-2014 05:24 PM
htkrph
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Originally Posted by WOKNROX View Post
Nice bud...what size tires are you getting?
Got a good quote on 35s Falken Wildpeak AT. New steering will follow. Trying to sell those "rock sliders" to get ones that hug the body more. Poison spyder or genright. Also a onboard air. All for the November Moab trip.
09-17-2014 01:55 PM
Lab Lover
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Originally Posted by XJ_Phil View Post
If in fact you mail (as opposed to hand carrying) that $25 payment, do yourself a favor and ten days from now.......call the clerk to confirm that the matter is resolved and you do NOT have any open warrants hanging over your head. You can't be too careful with the court system.
That's great advice, thank you I will put it on my calendar right now and do that.
09-17-2014 01:48 PM
XJ_Phil
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Originally Posted by Lab Lover View Post


So I called to be sure I could get in to speak with someone and found out all I have to do is send a check for $25.00 in with a copy of proof of insurance during the period the ticket was issued before Oct. 2nd. and it will be cleared up


Whew, that's a huge relief. I could never be a criminal, it's too stressful!!

If in fact you mail (as opposed to hand carrying) that $25 payment, do yourself a favor and ten days from now.......call the clerk to confirm that the matter is resolved and you do NOT have any open warrants hanging over your head. You can't be too careful with the court system.
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