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Today 12:44 AM
Cranium
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Originally Posted by tomgillotti View Post
I have the same problem with my driver's side seat. The dealer said that it was probably my leg pushing down on the handle every time I get out. I think he was right because I do slide in and out and the seat just above the handle has a lot of wear from the fabric folding over every time I get out... Let me know if this does work though, and I might press the dealer to fix mine.
They said the lift mechanism really was buggered and replaced it.
Got the driver's Trek seat cover on. Was stoked until I went in the house and saw the dang lumbar bladder on the sofa.
I wish I could leave the headrests off. Reminds me of my old Mustang seats, and my kid can see out the front.
Yesterday 11:56 PM
Bonecollector
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Originally Posted by Finn Sizzle View Post
Looks good. Are you just going to paint them black or are you painting them another color?
going to shoot them with polyurethane mineral gray metalic. same color many JKs have in the center section and grills. Three color coats and three to four clear poly coats. Going on my wife's True Blue Pearl Oscar Mike. Yea I know they will get tore up, but we will have pictures....

Actually that paint system repairs well and I will have a pint or so left over....annual touch ups
Yesterday 11:18 PM
Finn Sizzle
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Originally Posted by PapaSpikey View Post
Thanks man. Don't see alotta' Deep Water Blue on the roads.... She looks good clean and polished AND covered in mud. But the pollen is killin' me..! Killer allergies! Don't know how other jeepers go naked and deal with the pollen.
Lotsa nasal spray! I'm allergic to everything except grass!
Yesterday 11:16 PM
Finn Sizzle
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Originally Posted by Bonecollector View Post
Finally got a chance to work on my Poison Spyders again today. Final sanding of the outside of the bumpers. Followed by 3 nice coats of House of Colors DTM epoxy primer/sealer. Very good product... sprays like warm butter.
Looks good. Are you just going to paint them black or are you painting them another color?
Yesterday 10:53 PM
PapaSpikey
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Originally Posted by tomgillotti View Post
Dude, that is a gorgeous looking color!
Thanks man. Don't see alotta' Deep Water Blue on the roads.... She looks good clean and polished AND covered in mud.
But the pollen is killin' me..! Killer allergies!
Don't know how other jeepers go naked and deal with the pollen.
Yesterday 10:23 PM
JJH79 Installed a uconnect bluetooth module. Now to add the steering wheel control for VR and phone options.
Yesterday 10:21 PM
Sparky1352
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Originally Posted by JoseRubicon View Post
Thanks so much man. Have you seen these http://www.extremeterrain.com/barric...k-j100747.html I was considering getting those. But now I like what you linked. Why that, because of the step? I also have young and the step would probably help a lot.
The plate that joins the step to the rock rail is what is drawing me to the Smitty Built. More surface area means surer footing for the kiddos. I do like the looks of the Barricades you posted though. If it was just me, I'd get those over the Smitty Built.
Yesterday 10:20 PM
JJH79
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Originally Posted by MBab62 View Post

Hey keep me up to date on the reception.
I've had mine on for the past two weeks. Haven't noticed any drop off.
Yesterday 10:16 PM
JoseRubicon
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Originally Posted by Sparky1352 View Post
This is what I'm looking at: http://www.extremeterrain.com/smitty...-jk-76639.html Good price point, I like the looks and it fits the application of what I do with my Jeep. No heavy rock crawling, but gives some piece of mind to me. Plus, the kids need side steps, especially with as snowy and icy as it gets up here.
Thanks so much man.

Have you seen these http://www.extremeterrain.com/barric...k-j100747.html

I was considering getting those. But now I like what you linked. Why that, because of the step? I also have young and the step would probably help a lot.
Yesterday 09:57 PM
Bonecollector Finally got a chance to work on my Poison Spyders again today.

Final sanding of the outside of the bumpers.

Followed by 3 nice coats of House of Colors DTM epoxy primer/sealer. Very good product... sprays like warm butter.
Yesterday 09:54 PM
Sparky1352
Quote:
Originally Posted by JoseRubicon View Post
Which rock rail and side step combo if you don't mind sharing. I'm also considering it...
This is what I'm looking at:
http://www.extremeterrain.com/smitty...-jk-76639.html
Good price point, I like the looks and it fits the application of what I do with my Jeep. No heavy rock crawling, but gives some piece of mind to me. Plus, the kids need side steps, especially with as snowy and icy as it gets up here.
Yesterday 09:43 PM
sideburn
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Originally Posted by mwmoon View Post
Installed my Poison Spyder front bumper today.
Looks great!
Yesterday 09:40 PM
timmysixgun Trek armor covers front and back

Trektop nx



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Yesterday 09:34 PM
tomgillotti
Quote:
Originally Posted by PapaSpikey View Post
Gave a bath
Stripped her naked
Installed rear trail doors
Dude, that is a gorgeous looking color!
Yesterday 09:28 PM
Havok
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Originally Posted by JoseRubicon View Post
Received my differential covers. Painted them.



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Installed the rear on Sunday. Used Lucas synthetic and the right stuff RTV and now I'm getting a little leak. Not sure if it's from the extra oil that came out or I didn't put the rtv correctly. I'm not sure. I drove around Sunday and it's been parked ever since and noticed it when I got home today.



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I don't know!!


I installed the rough country version of these and got a leak as well I'm gonna pull my covers this weekend and reseal them with lube lockers hoping this works to solve the issue.
Yesterday 09:00 PM
MotorCityJK
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Originally Posted by cajunhillbilly View Post
Bought a Bestop Mesh Bikini Top off CL for only 60$. Hardly used and has the channel. I look forward to getting naked for the first time, as soon as this cold crap says bye bye.
Cold crap? Look up our weather here near Detroit. You should already be runnin' nekkid!

If you're on the border of deciding you just need one of these:

ACE Lava Jacket
Yesterday 09:00 PM
BigJuice10 Installed fox ATS SS
Yesterday 08:56 PM
PapaSpikey Gave a bath
Stripped her naked
Installed rear trail doors


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Yesterday 08:43 PM
cajunhillbilly Bought a Bestop Mesh Bikini Top off CL for only 60$. Hardly used and has the channel. I look forward to getting naked for the first time, as soon as this cold crap says bye bye.
Yesterday 08:25 PM
Boss 302 - changed the oil/filter

- installed the track bar/lca bolt kit

- installed the Ebay Jeep gas door

Good day working on my Jeep today.
Yesterday 07:59 PM
Creeperjk
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Originally Posted by MBab62 View Post
Guess ur right. I use Sirius & Pandora but listen to the occasional Yankees game in the truck. Thank you as always
Me and the kids went out to sagauro lake about 20 mins outside of Mesa Arizona we had solid Sirius radio lol...
Hardly listen to radio outside of the big city so should be great.

Yesterday 07:27 PM
Stimac
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Originally Posted by mwmoon View Post
Thanks! It is a fantastic bumper. It bolted right on to my Jeep in no time, and it is very sturdy. I ordered it last Tuesday, and it was sitting on my front door when I got home from work on Thursday. I ordered from Northridge 4x4. They're a vendor here and offer a forum discount along with free shipping. I had a few questions about my order, and they answered every email within minutes of receiving it. I couldn't be happier with the service I received and will be ordering from them again. I did paint it myself. I used Rustoleum satin black from Walmart, which has held up for me well in the past when I had to touch up something on my TJ.
Very nice! Was planning on going with Northridge, they have been nothing but good to me as well. Ya I got some rustoleum sitting around ! Thanks
Yesterday 07:08 PM
relyt
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Originally Posted by JE01 View Post
What are those coil correction plates for? I was looking at those a few days ago? Why would you need to correct coil positions?
If you do a lift without control arms it will slightly rotate the axle. My understanding is the plates account for this and give you a surface roughly parallel to the frame side spring mount. I would guess it helps eliminate coil binding and probably some other negatives from getting a lift without replacement or adjustable control arms.
Yesterday 07:03 PM
jt5280 Grabars installed, added a combo cam lock to my Bestop under seat lock box, and got my license plates.



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Yesterday 06:59 PM
JE01
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Originally Posted by lee indy View Post
What are those coil correction plates for? I was looking at those a few days ago? Why would you need to correct coil positions?
Yesterday 06:27 PM
mwmoon Nice looking Jeep! Love those rims. Mine has some just like them.
Yesterday 06:19 PM
Squirrel ops Picked her up after some facelift from the dealership...




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Yesterday 06:16 PM
mwmoon
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Originally Posted by Stimac View Post
Looks great! Il be ordering my brawler lite in a few weeks. How long did it take you to get it? Did u paint it yourself?
Thanks! It is a fantastic bumper. It bolted right on to my Jeep in no time, and it is very sturdy.

I ordered it last Tuesday, and it was sitting on my front door when I got home from work on Thursday. I ordered from Northridge 4x4. They're a vendor here and offer a forum discount along with free shipping. I had a few questions about my order, and they answered every email within minutes of receiving it. I couldn't be happier with the service I received and will be ordering from them again.

I did paint it myself. I used Rustoleum satin black from Walmart, which has held up for me well in the past when I had to touch up something on my TJ.
Yesterday 05:52 PM
C-W
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Originally Posted by Cranium View Post
Hmmm... I guess that's possible! I hadn't thought of that. I don't know if they actually found a problem with mine a few weeks ago when I was in, or if they just figured they might as well replace it. I guess if they replace it and I still have the issue, that could be it. I'm fairly tall, and my Jeep's not really lifted, so I dunno... Could be though.
I think there must be an issue with it. For the first couple of months I thought it was my imagination. Now I realize it definately drops after a couple of days. And I don't hit the lever. I jump over the the side bolstering as to not break down the side of the seat...so I know I'm not hitting the lever.
Yesterday 05:48 PM
Stimac
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Originally Posted by mwmoon View Post
Installed my Poison Spyder front bumper today.
Looks great! Il be ordering my brawler lite in a few weeks. How long did it take you to get it? Did u paint it yourself?
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