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Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum Today, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By eddieb02
its a jeep

i didnt know they go above 55mph, lol

could be tire balance if front end is tight.

what happens when u brake (does it get worse or better)?
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-26-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 571
Posted By eddieb02
i hit it with WD40 - let sit over night

then working back and forth as you pull up - it did take a while but they came off
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-26-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
paint shops in my area quoted me $500

and how exactly do you prep / take everything off (brake lights - tape everything up) and drive your car thru dirty dusty streets, with pollen and bird crap to a shop - show up and say just walk...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-25-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
wait im shocked you mean i didnt get a $2000...

wait im shocked you mean i didnt get a $2000 paint job finish out of my rattle can job - hold up!!!! someone call the president. u tool shed explain to me how in NYC with out a compressor or paint...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-25-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
i want to see how well it holds up for a bit

take it for car wash etc after some mud... before i spend time redoing anything. but overall i think the jeep looks sick! especially when i think about how bad it was before...

PS for those that...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-25-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
a few more

You can only really notice the hood waves from certain angles, everything else seems to be great. i am pleased - if i feel like it in a few months i may wet sand down and spray another coat -...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-25-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
Closer pics

took it out today and it looks great. in the sun you can see some waves on the hood - and definitely some very small spots that got over spray. im sure i could wet sand down and re-hit the hood and...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-24-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
why did i spend countless hours sanding - scrapping taking clear coat and wax off

I could have just farted paint from 40 feet away i guess. give me a break. No cars were harmed in the making of this post - seriously give me a break.

Its dark waiting for light - picks are...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-24-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
will get some close ups - Its probably a 7-8 out of 10

just put back on all the parts and going to let it cure looks great.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-24-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,248
Posted By eddieb02
Finally - the paint is done - i think

Let me say this was a real bitch of a project. The prep work is endless. between masking off the entire care - sanding all the little crevasses, and wiping everything down, it took many many...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-21-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
if the prep work is solid

then the rattle can should hold up and if it doesnt the prep was still solid and should be able to be easily fixed. im just telling you the facts i have - rattle can is $6 bucks for the flat olive...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-21-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
just saying sometimes cheap is a better option for someone

if it holds up for 2 years thats a huge win
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-21-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
i want to do it cheap

have it look great for a few months then sell it. Flame away! but i wish people on this board would understand everyone isnt like them.
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-21-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
thx

Yes im going to try to get all 5 coats done in one day. the biggest problem is sourcing enough rattle cans, they are not easy to find, and online prices are much higher and on back order.

also the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-18-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
question. i have heard conflicting reports

once i sand and prime, i am sanding the primer coat with 400 grit just to even out and give it teeth.

do i need to sand between color coats? so if i am going to do 5 coats of camo do i actually...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-18-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By eddieb02
looking for a light bar - any suggestions

Instead of getting a whole new front bumper im wondering if they sell just a light bar that can be bolted to a stock bumper. i did a search but curious if guys on here have opinions on which is the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-18-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By eddieb02
a lot of posts on this

i posted my job not to long ago with pics
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
i read somewhere not to use etching primer

so i grabbed the only other can Pepboys had. I just sanded down with the 400 after i primed, it looks a little better but from an angle when the light hits it right you can see the tiny scratches.
...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
a few more pics

Also tried removing everything i could, and i know im going to get flamed for this but its super annoying how many bolts - screws and nuts just spin in place and require more torque then the tiny odd...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By eddieb02
Body work is complete - next step sanding and paint

So i made a few mistakes, but i think it came out ok. My drivers side mirror came out mint but i rushed the passengers side.

As for the body work i grinded down dents and sanded to metal where i...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-17-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 945
Posted By eddieb02
i just sold mine in NYC for $550

and i was happy to get that as it just takes up space and the soft -top will do.

not to mention there is a lot of supply on CL at the $600 level
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-11-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By eddieb02
looks good - yes its mostly spot rust

Where it has stayed on the surface i have grinded it down to the metal - it sounds like you are saying instead of a metal primer to use por 15 (i had never heard of it). there are spots where the...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 611
Posted By eddieb02
starting the exterior paint work

Fender flares done - fairly easy job, they came out ok. light sanding, wipe down and spray. prep work wasnt nearly as bad as the interior work.

Next step is to grind down the rusted spots with 80...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-05-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By eddieb02
krylon

they didnt have fusion which was frustrating, bc this stuff wasnt great. also even tho it was supposedly matte, its shinier then i would have liked. i still feel like i need to sand it down and hit...
Forum: TJ General Discussion Forum 05-03-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By eddieb02
and some after shots - again, just looks ok

I think i need to sand it a bit and get some uneven-ness out and perhaps clear coat it
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