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Hi everyone, I'm new here. Just sold my Nissan Titan last Monday and will be getting a used Tj next Saturday once the cashiers check clears. I already have the jeep picked out and the seller is holding it for me. It's a real nice condition 2001 sport. The only problem with it is that the hood has a bunch of little cracks in the paint. I was thinking, until I can afford to have it repainted I would get one of those bras that say jeep and throw it on there.

Any good reccomendations on where to get one for the cheapest? And are they all the same? I've seen several online and they all appear to be the same but its hard to tell.

And of course - pics will be up as soon as i get my jeep!:)
 

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Actually its the whole hood and the cowling. It almost seems as if the factory paint wasn't done right. Imagine a peice of plastic that bent - all the little hairline cracks that would appear on it. It's similar to that. The whole hood and cowling will need to be sanded and repainted. That will be a few hundred at least. The damage is most noticiable on the front half of the hood. I figure a bra will cover the majority of it until i can have it fixed.
 

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Welcome, I know most people here dont buy bras for the jeep so I would just take the time to google search and compare prices.

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ok, thanks for the clarification.
 

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mine has the same problem ...I let a paint specialist look at it and he said it wasent painted right and its a defect in how the paint was done....im gettin mine repainted this spring $1200 if I do all the prep work
 

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mine has the same problem ...I let a paint specialist look at it and he said it wasent painted right and its a defect in how the paint was done....im gettin mine repainted this spring $1200 if I do all the prep work
$1200 for just the hood?:eek:

man, i just had a company we use thru my work repaint the tailgate of my just sold truck for $200. it had several scratches on one end a big 7" long scratch right in the middle.

i founf a hood-bra online for $55, free shipping so i went ahead and got it. i will go ahead and get a qoute to have it re painted, but at least in the meantime, it will be partially covered.

thanks everyone!
 

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no $1200 for the whole thing and my hard top


the hood and the grill they would do for $300
but my jeep is so badly scratched all around that im just gettin the same thing

+ the guy needs his new basement wired and I can do that so we might cut a deal :)
 

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oh ok. that sounds much better. yeah i expect to pay about 2-300 for it. but for now, a $55 bra will be enough.

you are goping to paint your hard top? the same color as the body or what? my soon to be jeep is blue is blue with a tan top. im wondering how it would look with a black top. the soft top is black and it looks nice.
 

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Sand it down and put herculiner on it. . . you'll have a bra that never comes off or wears out.
Yeah Rich I love your Jeep! :punk: :punk: :punk:
 

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how much did that huruliner cost to do? im on a budget. have a new baby coming in less then 2 months so the boss isnt going to let me spend much.
 

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Sand it down and put herculiner on it. . . you'll have a bra that never comes off or wears out.
I can't tell from that pic but did you herculine your fenders too?
 
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