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Thanks guys and/or girls!

I doubled the rubber hose for the slingshot, we were only getting about 100 yards with the single strand pulled all the way back. With 2 strands, we got the same range with much less pull in the test we did last night, but it was just in my yard so we couldn't get full launch. I'll try to test it again this weekend for sure.
 

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This weekend, I had several projects to do, some of which I even completed!
I started with the following list to install:
-Performance Stability Steering Attenuator
-Heated seat pads to go under the seat covers (under $60 on Amazon!)
-Synergy Rear Lower Control Arms
-Rear sway bar end links (have had for almost a year, and never seem to have time to install them)
-A switch that I have deemed "the a$$h*le button"- momentary switch for the reverse lights so I can flash my "brights" at the jerks that tailgate me to let them know they are following too closely.
-Still working on fixing my initial wiring of rock lights that was a bit spotty.

I finished the steering piece, seat heaters, light switch, and some of the rock lights. I did paint the rear LCAs red, but didn't get them finished in time to install them (or the sway bar end links). I also Plasti-Dipped the hood and door hinges black, but my skills are lacking and the edges aren't all that clean in some places. It looks great though!

The main project was chopping the stock fenders and front bumper on my friend's 2015 JKS. He just got it a month or two ago and is preparing for a lift and wheels/tires.

Steering Attenuator:
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Hood hinges are now black! Not pictured: door hinges and trail rated badge also black now.
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Buddy's first time cutting on the new Jeep- only 1500 miles on it!
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Buddy's stock setup and chopped front fenders fitting my front wheels and tires (315/70-17 tires with 17x9 ET-12 wheels):
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Finished fender chop on buddy's 2015 JKS with my Jeep behind it:
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How'd you paint the hinges and badge black?
 

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I still need to do my hood hinges. Door hinges are done. Looks good tho!
 

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That was just Frog Tape and Plasti-Dip!
Did you just tape around those areas and then spray right on? Sorry, I'm new to plastidip. Bought a few bottles and read and watched some videos that showed spraying being done right over the area without worrying about over spray. I know the dip should be able to be peeled right off but it still makes me nervous spraying my new Anvil! Thanks for any advice!
 

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I did tape around the areas and spray on. I did it this winter, late at night in the garage, after a few beers... When I looked closely this spring, I noticed a bunch of overspray around the last couple spots I dipped. I luckily found it while I was using a clay bar already, so it was nice to be able to take it right off. The stuff peels pretty well if it has a couple coats on it, and I'm no expert so I waited until it was dry to peel the tape off and the lines aren't great. I was told afterward that you should peel the tape while the dip is still a little wet. Plasti dip really does come off easily, even windex takes it off, but they do sell dip dissolver if you need it though.
 

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Badlands Off Road Park, Attica, IN 5/3/2015

Went wheeling with @RandomAg this weekend, and both Jeeps performed very well! I need a GoPro for the next trip so I can take more pictures and video, but I got some pretty good ones.
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Tire Rack wanted to use my Jeep to feature the new Method Roost wheels I have for the Inside Track Magazine summer 2015 edition, and I am told it will be on the cover! Here are some proofs
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Tire Rack wanted to use my Jeep to feature the new Method Roost wheels I have for the Inside Track Magazine summer 2015 edition, and I am told it will be on the cover! Here are some proofs

Photo credit for these images: © 2015 Tire Rack
That's awesome, congrats man!
 

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You know ... I see the bronze Roosts on other Anvils and they look eh .. maybe you should have went black .. but then I see yours and everytime I do .. Im like DAMN BRONZE looks AWESOME! Somehow every pic you take looks wicked with them on ...

Love the build man .. i freakin cant decide on which roost to get :/
 
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