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12-10-2013 06:17 AM
Lusus_Naturae Sorry for the delay - didn't notice the request.
08-15-2013 12:52 PM
Retr0zombie
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Originally Posted by bmill View Post
good idea! Closer pics lusus!
x2
08-15-2013 09:55 AM
Bmill Good idea! Closer pics lusus!
07-22-2013 01:22 AM
Lusus_Naturae Finally got a photo of mine installed. I used the Mopar matching spray paint form Quadratec and sprayed about three layers on them over 45 minutes. Each layer is pretty dry in 15 minutes and the spray is nice , no globs or spits.
06-30-2013 09:20 AM
Primobillet
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Originally Posted by johnnyjellybean View Post
1 week with the Rugged Ridge cowl covers and I love them. I actually pretty much got rid of the dimples but installed the covers anyway and am very happy I did.
How did you get rid of the dimples originally?
06-29-2013 04:53 PM
johnnyjellybean 1 week with the Rugged Ridge cowl covers and I love them. I actually pretty much got rid of the dimples but installed the covers anyway and am very happy I did.
06-29-2013 04:02 PM
pacrockett
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Originally Posted by thinkxingu View Post
I think the RR covers add a nice contrast, especially to lighter colored vehicles. I have them on my stone white Islander, and like them. And I don't have to see the (one) dimple or worry about it again.

S
Mines white also, I was worried how it would look with the color. Could you post any pics?
06-29-2013 12:50 PM
Rodger L
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Originally Posted by Seeuoffroad View Post
Attachment 264265

Line-X sprayed.
Nice!
06-29-2013 09:10 AM
thinkxingu I think the RR covers add a nice contrast, especially to lighter colored vehicles. I have them on my stone white Islander, and like them. And I don't have to see the (one) dimple or worry about it again.

S
06-29-2013 09:05 AM
Vin The fenders come off with (I think) 18 bolts. You can take them off and pop the dents back out.
06-29-2013 03:49 AM
Lusus_Naturae
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Originally Posted by damndirtydog View Post
It doesn't take much to get the doors to swing. I've had plenty of mashed ankles from the door swinging shut before I can get my drumstick in the door.
Yep, the TJ never bit my leg this hard, I think the JK likes it though.
06-28-2013 08:21 AM
GTJ
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Originally Posted by Primobillet View Post
Just did the same thing (swinging door) so this thread makes me feel better. Is there any way to pop off the dented section and push it out from the inside?
I have heard that you can let your jeep sit in the sun and then put dry ice on it and it may pop out the dent - I am going to try it but haven't yet
06-28-2013 08:01 AM
Primobillet Just did the same thing (swinging door) so this thread makes me feel better. Is there any way to pop off the dented section and push it out from the inside?
06-25-2013 08:31 PM
damndirtydog It doesn't take much to get the doors to swing. I've had plenty of mashed ankles from the door swinging shut before I can get my drumstick in the door.
06-25-2013 08:17 PM
pacrockett
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Originally Posted by BadOleRoss View Post

How did you manage to do both side?
My fiancé was doing the other side and we both forgot to put the straps in.
06-25-2013 08:15 PM
pacrockett
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Originally Posted by Lusus_Naturae View Post
I have the Rugged Ridge ones. They are nice thick plastic. The tape seems ok, if it falls off I will consider some heavy duty 3M tape, but it looks like that's what they used. If you don't like them in black, buy the spray can of color match paint form Quadratec or wherever and spray them to match. All you need to do to prep is clean them with rubbing alcohol, let dry, and spray in layers. That spray paint goes on in nice even, thin, coats - some of the nicest paint I've used in a can.

You aren't the only one with idiot dimples. I got mine even after I read about all the oops that people did to get them. I unhooked my limiting straps to work on the dash, opened the doors all the way, resting them against the hood tightly. All it took was a gust of wind to give me dimples. I did this a million times in the TJ and never got a dent, the JK metal is just too thin.
Thanks for the advice. I'll probably go this route.
06-21-2013 05:49 PM
brighton An an alternative, I paid a PDR guy to remove the dimple on my driver's side a couple of years ago. I believe it was $60 and he came to the house. Since then, I've moved the mirrors from my doors so no more chance of dimples.
06-21-2013 05:18 PM
Seeuoffroad
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Originally Posted by Rodger L View Post
It the Rugged Ridge ones on the other day. Quick and easy. Would love to see pics of them line-x'ed


Attachment 264265

Line-X sprayed.
06-20-2013 07:37 PM
cmaggi2
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Originally Posted by Chadouken View Post

I'm really new to Jeeps and have never used plasti dip. I've looked at a couple products online- do you use the canned spray? Any tips on what to do/not to do? I've also read posts where people plasti-dip their grills and interior beds instead of carpet, etc. I kinda want to know about this stuff a little more- looks like a good solution for the dimples. Do you have a picture of yours?
Not the best pic, but it's the best for now. Canned spray, just taped off the windshield with painters tape and newspaper. Grills look good, haven't seen it as a bedline substitute.

Attachment 263908
06-20-2013 03:00 PM
Rodger L It the Rugged Ridge ones on the other day. Quick and easy. Would love to see pics of them line-x'ed

Attachment 263812
06-20-2013 01:07 PM
Chadouken
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Originally Posted by cmaggi2 View Post
Plasti dip first...I did and ended up just leaving the dip on. Covers the dimple ok.
I'm really new to Jeeps and have never used plasti dip. I've looked at a couple products online- do you use the canned spray? Any tips on what to do/not to do? I've also read posts where people plasti-dip their grills and interior beds instead of carpet, etc. I kinda want to know about this stuff a little more- looks like a good solution for the dimples. Do you have a picture of yours?
06-20-2013 11:29 AM
BadOleRoss
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Originally Posted by pacrockett View Post
Long story short, I now have "idiot dimples" on both sides of my Jeep.
How did you manage to do both side?
06-20-2013 11:25 AM
Seeuoffroad Also dented mine. Purchased the Rugged Ridge ones. When they showed up I took them to Line-X. Asked the guy to spray them black the next time he sprayed something. They look 10 times better only charged me $15
06-20-2013 02:41 AM
Lusus_Naturae I have the Rugged Ridge ones. They are nice thick plastic. The tape seems ok, if it falls off I will consider some heavy duty 3M tape, but it looks like that's what they used. If you don't like them in black, buy the spray can of color match paint form Quadratec or wherever and spray them to match. All you need to do to prep is clean them with rubbing alcohol, let dry, and spray in layers. That spray paint goes on in nice even, thin, coats - some of the nicest paint I've used in a can.

You aren't the only one with idiot dimples. I got mine even after I read about all the oops that people did to get them. I unhooked my limiting straps to work on the dash, opened the doors all the way, resting them against the hood tightly. All it took was a gust of wind to give me dimples. I did this a million times in the TJ and never got a dent, the JK metal is just too thin.
06-18-2013 06:48 PM
pacrockett
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Originally Posted by lolpetewtf View Post
No dents from the door swinging all the way open and the mirrors denting the cowl.
Yeah this is what I'm referring to as "idiot dimples"
06-18-2013 05:37 PM
Scott2373 He's referring to the dents left after your doors swing wide and hit the mirrors. Usually occurs when one is replacing or removing doors and the retention strap isn't attached.
06-18-2013 05:24 PM
DC Dennis
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Originally Posted by lolpetewtf View Post
No dents from the door swinging all the way open and the mirrors denting the cowl.
Interesting, did not have that problem with the YJ, fender flairs were enough of a bumper. Glad to know to keep a heads up on that and to keep the limiting straps on! thanks!
06-18-2013 05:20 PM
lolpetewtf No dents from the door swinging all the way open and the mirrors denting the cowl.
06-18-2013 05:15 PM
DC Dennis Are you talking dents from Hail?
06-18-2013 05:14 PM
cmaggi2
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Originally Posted by Chadouken View Post
X2

Same thing happened to me on driver's side and I was also thinking about getting either the Rugged ridge or Warrior covers, unless there are other suggestions?
Plasti dip first...I did and ended up just leaving the dip on. Covers the dimple ok.
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