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Today 12:28 PM
mikeJKUR Installed my Superwinch tiger shark 9500 with synthetic rope.



And relocated the solenoid and plug to under the hood.

Today 12:13 PM
Daisy Stormtrooper Plastidip on the spare, just to see how it turned out.
Today 12:12 PM
Fleche I put the door and passenger handle bar inserts back in after some MOPAR touch up paint and clear coat. No more silver! Vents next...then to figure out the chrome bits in the dash.



Today 12:08 PM
SirRyan
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Originally Posted by Wingnut3140 View Post
Previous posts sums it up. The grill is super easy as it was my first attempt.


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I used a can and a half. Two things worth mentioning: Shake the hell out of the can for several minutes so it comes out in a spray and not globs. Second, after each pass with the can, clean the spray head!!! Otherwise it will dry and clog the hole and will really mess up the spray pattern the next time you use it. Oh and have some clean lint free cloths to absorb any globs that should come out. Lightly dab the globs to help soak up the extra thick parts.
*i also followed the same steps after the plasti dip and used bed liner for a harder more textured look.


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This is what I used. I tried plasti-dip but my OCD'ness and inability to spray paint made the plastidip look like garbage. So I peeled it off and bedlined it. Self-leveling and if I can do it, anyone can.
Today 11:49 AM
Wingnut3140
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Originally Posted by Mammoth919 View Post
All these post on dipping...I'm doing my door hinges and emblem today...maybe grille too. Who has a good write up on the grille?
Previous posts sums it up. The grill is super easy as it was my first attempt.


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I used a can and a half. Two things worth mentioning: Shake the hell out of the can for several minutes so it comes out in a spray and not globs. Second, after each pass with the can, clean the spray head!!! Otherwise it will dry and clog the hole and will really mess up the spray pattern the next time you use it. Oh and have some clean lint free cloths to absorb any globs that should come out. Lightly dab the globs to help soak up the extra thick parts.
*i also followed the same steps after the plasti dip and used bed liner for a harder more textured look.


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Today 11:11 AM
Senayski
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Originally Posted by Mammoth919 View Post
All these post on dipping...I'm doing my door hinges and emblem today...maybe grille too. Who has a good write up on the grille?
Lift the hood, pop out the 8 push pins at the top of the grille. Unhook corner lights, and give the grille a good tug (dont be afraid to yank hard). That'll get your grille off. Then take a soapy rag and clean it real good. Once it is dry, you can start spraying. I usually do 7-8 light coats (can about 6 inches away from the surface) until the whole grille is covered. Wait 15 minutes in between each coat. When youre done let it dry for 24 hours. Put grille back on and VOILA!
Today 11:04 AM
Baileyrx Went topless for the first time! <500 miles
Today 10:51 AM
RemoJK Nice pic ndig!
Today 10:47 AM
Ndig29 Water crossing
Today 09:43 AM
Thekylehelm
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Originally Posted by Mammoth919 View Post
All these post on dipping...I'm doing my door hinges and emblem today...maybe grille too. Who has a good write up on the grille?
I didn't write a thread on doing the grill, but it's super simple in all honesty. I'd start by just going to YouTube and look up dipyourcar. There are lots of great videos on how to use plasti dip correctly for the best results. As for myself doing the jeep grill, I completely disassembled from the jeep. Take the grill off, and the marker lights out of grill. That should only take you two or three minutes. From there get the grill extremely clean. After I get it clean, I wipe with alcohol and let dry. At that point you're ready to spray. Start with light coat, giving it about 50/60 transparency. Let that dry for 5 to 10 minutes. From there just start applying coat after coat until it's completely covered with roughly 5 minutes or so in between coats. I used 1 entire can on just the grill. I wanted to make sure it was good and thick to withstand the abuse most grills take from the road etc. Using the whole can on the grill took 4 coats. Each coat I put on heavier to achieve best flow. Let that dry as long as you can before reinstalling the grill to avoid any sort of damage to fresh dip. I let sit about 6 hours before reinstalling. Granted you can handle without a problem roughly 45 minutes after last coat is applied. Hopefully that helps. Worst case scenario, you spray it on and peel it off if your not happy with it. Mine came out perfect w/o flaw.
Today 09:05 AM
Moab4me I added the Mopar door sill guards. I like how they fit and the result.
I also added the MORE products step for my vertically challenged wife. It was a pain to install if you have the rubi rock rails. It is also of no use if you have them. I like the quality and design. The step is just too short if you have rails. I may try adding a longer plate to it to make it practical to use.
Today 06:50 AM
Mammoth919 All these post on dipping...I'm doing my door hinges and emblem today...maybe grille too. Who has a good write up on the grille?
Today 12:18 AM
victor1955
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Originally Posted by ClayR View Post
Grade 8 bolt kit installed and received these Katzkins in the mail today. Go on next week. Also rotated tires and oil change.
Clay, be sure and post pics after the Katzins install. I'm thinking of changing the leather in my 2014 JK Polar and I want to see your's after the install.
Today 12:13 AM
victor1955
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Originally Posted by alindsay View Post
I was up North, just west of Ft Collins. Do a Google search for Colorado trail guides...I found a couple of good guides for all of Colorado.
Cool!!! Thanks for the tip.........
Yesterday 11:10 PM
Daisy Stormtrooper Used Rustoleum Appliance Epoxy in white (high gloss) for vent rings, the dash "cubbyhole," and speakers in the bar. Love how it looks!
Yesterday 11:09 PM
Dragmod Here's a pic of my winch install. Wiring it up tomorrow!


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Yesterday 10:26 PM
Dusthol I washed clayed waxed the outside and wiped the dust out the the inside.
Yesterday 10:23 PM
Dusthol
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Originally Posted by Ridgeback View Post
Fashioned an antenna bracket for the CB antenna from aluminium angle to fit onto the back of the 3rd brake light. Gotta find some coax cable now with screwed connectors so I can take them off to thread the cable through the vehicle.
Ideally I'd like to buy everything in one go from one dealer, but few of them seem to have the Firestik combo spring/stud mount.
Find a truck stop. They will have everything u need.
Yesterday 10:23 PM
Egralia Replaced shifter cable.
Yesterday 10:13 PM
Ridgeback
Antenna bracket

Fashioned an antenna bracket for the CB antenna from aluminium angle to fit onto the back of the 3rd brake light. Gotta find some coax cable now with screwed connectors so I can take them off to thread the cable through the vehicle.
Ideally I'd like to buy everything in one go from one dealer, but few of them seem to have the Firestik combo spring/stud mount.
Yesterday 10:01 PM
mastrcruse Front shot
Yesterday 09:59 PM
mastrcruse Installed the zeon 12 and topless for tatas prolink. Also tried to spool out and ran out of parking lot so I'll still have to do that.---any tips that I should know when trying the first spool please share.
Yesterday 09:44 PM
UVA JKU Got my 2011 JKU a month ago. My two first mods went on today. Truck-Lite led headlights and Rugged Ridge hood latches. The first two of many, right? 😎
Yesterday 08:51 PM
cdeslandes Put the hard top back on for the cold days ahead.

And gave it its first oil change @ 4,000 miles.
Yesterday 08:31 PM
HOOCBB I peeled the plastidip off my grill today. It started peeling off after washing it a couple weeks ago. I will be picking up a second grill to be bedlined soon.

I'm also trying to decide between Level 8 Trackers and MB TKOs.
Yesterday 07:49 PM
Ihrke015 Plastidipped my hood hinges and my tire carrier handle (the handle was silver and stood out way too much..)
Yesterday 07:45 PM
Thekylehelm
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Originally Posted by GeckoJL View Post
Blacked out the front grill with plasti dip. Curious to see how well it holds up over time but I thought it was worth a try for about $6.
Plastidip holds up really well surprisingly. I did my wife's grill a year ago and it's perfect, just like day one. I did my grill today on my jku. I've used plastidip for the last 2 years on different grills and wheels for all sorts of vehicles and it always impresses me.
Yesterday 07:00 PM
GeckoJL Blacked out the front grill with plasti dip. Curious to see how well it holds up over time but I thought it was worth a try for about $6.

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Yesterday 06:25 PM
Lil Red JK Washed the Red Barron

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Yesterday 06:12 PM
BMWJ08 Went to visit at my dealer since they called me Friday and told me that Chrysler does not have a head in stock to replace it so I went and pulled all of my personal shit out of it as it sounds like it's going be a while before I get it back.
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