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01-30-2014 04:43 AM
County98 I tinted the fronts for Vegas sun, but didn't go as dark as the back. I don't remember the percentage, but they're maybe 1/2 to 2/3 as dark as the factory rears.

I used to do the limo tint thing when I was a kid, but now I just want the UV protection and to keep the glare and heat down. I also didn't do a windshield strip at all.

With too dark of tint I have to roll the windows down at night to see sometimes and then I feel ridiculous, lol.
01-26-2014 09:23 PM
jeepinitup Gorgeous jeep! You tinted your front windows to match right?
11-29-2013 11:27 PM
UgaTyler
11-29-2013 05:19 PM
County98 Outback Adventures JK Trailgator.

Outback Adventure Products
11-29-2013 02:23 PM
Maximum Carnage
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I knew I wanted a tailgate table,
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I might of missed it but where did you get the table from?
10-29-2013 05:09 PM
basecamper County98 that is one sweat Jeep!!

My first thought was wow I love those black wheels with that color scheme which is funny because on most Jeeps I think the black wheels get washed out.

Thanks for the write ups pulled a few ideas for my JK!!
10-29-2013 12:35 PM
RUOMO10 Love this jeep. Awesome job!
10-29-2013 12:18 PM
q8jk but i think the black wheels will look better, never saw i silver method on a white jk
10-29-2013 12:06 PM
q8jk sure ill be posting pics win done,, thank you being soo helpful and friendly .
10-29-2013 09:53 AM
County98 Hmmmm. If intended usage is the same, 80% DD/commuter, with some family friendly trails and camping, and budget? 4 door JKU?

I did a ton of research on all my stuff and don't regret any of it except the bumper light brackets from Q-tec.

I would do it all the same except skip the bumper light setup and get a pair of LED's on the A pillars, which I've done since the pics. Did Dually D2's (driving pattern) on the Rigid mounts.

I'm a huge fan of my AEV lift and would recommend it to anyone, BUT...there is always newer stuff coming out.

Now that the wheels are turning I would do this...

A pillar LED's instead on bumper light setup.
RK's new 1.5" explorer lift with triple rate front and rear springs coming out at Xmas, rancho adjustable shocks.
Same wheel/tire combo, but I would get the silver aluminum instead of the black.

Everything else the same!

Post pics when you get her going!
10-29-2013 07:21 AM
q8jk do you think the same setup as ur commando green, will look good on my bright white jeep ?

if not please tell me what will you do diffrent thanks maan
10-28-2013 10:38 AM
County98 Never thought of that, lol. You're probably right and it's probably both reasons!
10-28-2013 10:25 AM
Brewbek First off thanks for your service, glad you made it back in one piece.

I really like what you've done to your rig. Obviously modded but not looking over the top or like it's strictly an ORV. Great job, looks like all the essentials have been made.

You made a comment about no hood flutter and I bet that's because of the hood vents, the air has more places to go now.

Well done Sir, well done!
10-28-2013 10:00 AM
County98 You're welcome! White was my second choice, lol. I wasn't in to the super bright colors out at the time.
10-28-2013 07:07 AM
q8jk thaaaaank you, one of the most useful threads... i wish i got the commando green color,, got a bright white that i regret.
09-23-2013 12:29 PM
Duckquackers Love the Bouti.... Enjoy and hopefully you get home safely!
09-23-2013 11:30 AM
numbah1
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Hiya Duck! Yup, in Djibouti from May to Sep last year. They're not kidding when they say "Africa Hot", lol. Never sweated so much in my life.

Thanks for the good words guys!
Ah... Camp Lemonier. Can't say I miss that spot; unless you're talking about the good chow.
08-21-2013 02:05 PM
County98 Thanks Cosmos! I hadn't looked at those but they'd be handy for not scratching up the doors with keys and such.
08-21-2013 12:49 PM
2012Cosmos County98, you have one AWESOME Rubi man! I bought these, and think they'd look great with your theme....they are functional too!

Jeep® Exterior - Rugged Ridge® - OM 11651.26 - Rugged Ridge® Recess Door Handle Guards in Black for 07-up Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited JK 4-Door and other Jeep Wrangler Parts, Jeep Accessories and Soft Tops by FORTEC
08-21-2013 11:32 AM
County98 Thanks!

I looked at the Vector and really like it, but I also like my plate relocated, so not sure if I want to move it back, lol.

The vibration isn't too bad on the Garmin, only bad on washboard roads. I'm gonna keep the setup, but I'm still trying to figure out how to reinforce it somehow that's not too obvious.

Also installed some Dually D2 A pillar lights and really like them! No vibration at all.

I'm gonna retorque and change oil next week, so I'll update some pics.
08-21-2013 10:15 AM
TurbineGuy I'm retired Air Force too.

Two comments.

1. I also have the Teraflex HD hinge carrier, and I also thought the rotopax accessory was poorly designed. I've been looking at the Vector Offroad Yak Pak. Vector Offroad

2. I tried the daystar with my Garmin Montana, and the vibration annoyed me. I finally ended up going with the Garmin windshield suction cup mount... and it works way better. It holds up no matter what terrain I'm on.

Nice looking jeep.
08-18-2013 09:11 PM
legitposter Just read through the whole thread. Awesome.
08-18-2013 08:31 PM
tupper very nice build
08-17-2013 07:12 PM
Wrangler60 I love that color! I'm sad they dropped it for 2014.
08-17-2013 06:46 PM
getahemi That's a beautiful rig. I love the color. You've set it up nicely. You should look into an AEV ProCal. Powerful little device that takes care of a few annoying issues.

EDIT: Oooops. You already have one. Lol.
07-22-2013 07:58 PM
donmeca2020 Very nice jeep and mods. im really digging that table !!
07-22-2013 04:59 PM
1Topp
07-22-2013 12:27 PM
Duckquackers Yes, Africa hot is hot, and even worse when you are in the air... Welcome back and look into a stablizer for the front control arms to help reduce the feed back.
07-22-2013 11:34 AM
County98
Updates

Okay, so got out on the trails a couple times around Lake Mead and whatnot to wring everything out.

Everything seems to work as advertised so over all very happy. DO have a couple vibration issues though, and that drives me crazy.

The bumper lights are the worst. I had them on for a bit trying to get out to a fishing spot before the sun came up. They vibrate around so much I shut them off, it was that irritating. I used the Q-tec mounts and everything is tight.

Anybody have a fix for cutting down the vibration on these guys? I was thinking of maybe using a little rubber between the mounts and lights (think bike inner tube). Would this make it better or worse? Also, for you guys running the D2's on the pillar, do they vibrate?

The tailgate table still has a little vibration, that I cant seem to isolate. Thinking of pulling it off and coating the back with a layer of dynamat.

Lastly, the GPS mount isnt bad, but vibrates a little. Not unexpected since its basically a weight on a little stalk, but I was hoping it would be rock solid like the dash. Any ideas?

Thanks fellas!
07-12-2013 11:28 AM
victor1955 County98, thanks for all of the pics and info. Also, THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE in the military! :thumb
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