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Forum: Vendor Spotlight! Great Deals for Members. 04-26-2013, 12:03 AM
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Views: 37,702
Posted By japanrider
Jason, Were you able to get a shipping price...

Jason,
Were you able to get a shipping price for me or was international to Japan difficult? If so I might be able to use one of my friend's FPOAP military addresses if that helps.
Forum: Vendor Spotlight! Great Deals for Members. 04-22-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 37,702
Posted By japanrider
How much for a shade cage 4 piece set in black...

How much for a shade cage 4 piece set in black for a TJ shipped to Japan postal code 238-0008. Thank you!
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 04-14-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By japanrider
WARNING!! we put the filler over the bare plastic...

WARNING!! we put the filler over the bare plastic and metal for a reason. We covered that filler and bare metal with the etch primer to seal that layer off from the layers we are spraying over...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 04-14-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 886
Posted By japanrider
Spray painting a car

I hope this is ok to post here. If not please remove it.
I have seen many posts about spray painting a jeep and I have seen many methods of getting it done. As a painter and shop owner I don't use...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-14-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,269
Posted By japanrider
No problem. I saw your pic and it looks fine to...

No problem. I saw your pic and it looks fine to me. krisbman is right that it is hard to tell from pics, but after years of getting emails from customers you learn what to look for and your's looks...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 04-14-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,269
Posted By japanrider
As a paint shop owner I will say that taking the...

As a paint shop owner I will say that taking the tailgate to a pro will get you the best match and final product for a price. But with that said if you are not looking for a 100% perfect job and you...
Forum: Pictures Forum 04-11-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 95,289
Posted By japanrider
Here are a couple of mine. The legs were done by...

Here are a couple of mine. The legs were done by a friend and the arm was done as I traveled. This is not even half of the work I've gotten done on me, just some of my favorite so far. Still need to...
Forum: Asia Jeep Forum 04-04-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By japanrider
Mine run from my elbow to elbow and ankle to...

Mine run from my elbow to elbow and ankle to knees on both legs. My upper back and chest are also done. 50/50 Japanese and American Rockabilly. I have done tats here. The tattoo community is getting...
Forum: Asia Jeep Forum 04-03-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By japanrider
When I go to Yokohama I usually stop by the...

When I go to Yokohama I usually stop by the taproom: Bashamichi Taproom « Baird Beer, Baird Brewing (http://bairdbeer.com/en/taproom/bashamichi-taproom#map)
Pretty good food and beer.
Forum: Asia Jeep Forum 04-03-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By japanrider
mgobocephus--Go off roading almost every weekend....

mgobocephus--Go off roading almost every weekend. Go to Yokohama every few days. I'll be in Kanai tomorrow for a meeting till around 11pm. Might stop by the tavern, haven't been there yet. Been in...
Forum: Asia Jeep Forum 04-01-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By japanrider
I'm south of Yokohama in Yokosuka. Have a Jeep...

I'm south of Yokohama in Yokosuka. Have a Jeep here and love it. mgobocephus where in Yokohama are you located?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-22-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By japanrider
Also I use the newer line water based paint here...

Also I use the newer line water based paint here because of laws and such (most of the time) and have no issues blending in even with older based paints and even metalics and pearls but if there is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-22-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By japanrider
The hardest part will be blending in the new...

The hardest part will be blending in the new paint and clear with the older faded clear and paint. You should polish out an area and see how different the base paint will be compared to a new coat....
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-22-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,319
Posted By japanrider
On the site it says that in sunlight and outside...

On the site it says that in sunlight and outside it'll last up to 8 mths and that it's a milky color, but that they can do custom colors. Sounds good, but I just can see haveing to do this 2 times a...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-22-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
Added the second stage to the paint. Just need to...

Added the second stage to the paint. Just need to polish and maybe added a bit more clear. Also thinking about adding the same silver to the flame licks on top and airbrushing in some skulls on the...
Forum: Pictures Forum 03-14-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 23,561
Posted By japanrider
Here is what I am currently riding. It's a 2009...

Here is what I am currently riding. It's a 2009 Kawasaki Z1000 that I painted in a day. I have over 30 years riding experience and currently run a custom paint shop and help run a custom bike shop...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-04-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26,040
Views: 1,234,944
Posted By japanrider
I would think if it's bed liner it shouldn't be...

I would think if it's bed liner it shouldn't be to hard to take care of and should be pretty scratch resistant. Now matte black paint can scratch pretty easy, but the newer matte clears over a black...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-04-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
It's a special blue pearl Nissan created for the...

It's a special blue pearl Nissan created for the Skyline gtr, but it is real close. Matt black can be a pain to take care, but the newer paints are getting better. The easiest is a stock style clear...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-03-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
I own a paint shop here in Japan. So I used a gun...

I own a paint shop here in Japan. So I used a gun for the job. You can check House of Color or Asla paints for some good base and clears. They're several flake companies out there but I think HoK is...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-03-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
Not sure. I posted a web page to it a couple of...

Not sure. I posted a web page to it a couple of weeks ago. I can see if they send it stateside. Costs about $200.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-03-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
I also pulled the carpet and layed out a rubber...

I also pulled the carpet and layed out a rubber mat after repainting the whole interior with a texature black paint similar to bedliner. Tried to find bed liner here but had no luck. The paint I did...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 03-03-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By japanrider
Part 2 to Paint done.

So I painted the exterior a blue pearl base with a 3 color flake clear and a flame design in a couple of shades lighter. I still need to finish the wet sanding on it and polish it out again but the...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 02-26-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By japanrider
Right now I have the TJ, and 4 other cars and a...

Right now I have the TJ, and 4 other cars and a couple of bikes. But the TJ is my get my mind off of everything and enjoy life vehicle; that and the bike.
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 02-22-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 96,608
Posted By japanrider
Nothing off road but I did have this. I got a...

Nothing off road but I did have this.
I got a new home from an owner to sell. My partner and I was showing it to a wife and daughter and they decided they wanted the father to see it, so I sent my...
Forum: General Jeep Discussion 02-14-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By japanrider
The heat gun shouldn't effect the air bag. I...

The heat gun shouldn't effect the air bag. I would worry that it would damage the outer cover. The heat would distort the vinyl cover. Your best bet is to remove the panel and work it from the...
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