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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

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good call about the stock locks sitting too high. . can you post a link where you got these locks?
JR our vendor sells the locks
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Old 03-01-2012, 02:29 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

^^^What he said!


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im wondering if one could chop the OEM black stub in half and get the same effect
Maybe! You would need to drill up into the stub farther, like within an 1/8" of the top. I can give it a try and let you know
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Old 03-01-2012, 02:46 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I just found my next tire!!!!

http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/pts/2876122436.html


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Old 03-01-2012, 03:08 PM
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WOW!!!! pick those up ASAP
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Old 03-01-2012, 03:38 PM
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We will see! I don't really need new tires but I might give the guy a call and see what I can work out
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:56 PM
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We will see! I don't really need new tires but I might give the guy a call and see what I can work out

JUST DO IT!!!! offer him 300 ... thats an f'n STEEL for a set of tires in that condition bro
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Those TYRES look cool Nate - need some 12.5's
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

locks look good. don't worry they will grow on you, i thought they were super bling too when i first got mine but now i hardly notice them. i only have 1 single complaint about these. every hot day you drive your jeep you WILL feel the burn!!! if you don't know what i mean, you will soon haha...
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Everything looks great! Especially the made in usa stuff!! I hope to get some door locks at some point!
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Old 03-01-2012, 10:26 PM
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Thanks guys! If I get this set I will also be looking for another set of Moabs for cheap to mount them on. I will keep the Nittos as my day to day set, but swap to these when I know I will be hitting the trail. So we shall see if the guy ever responds to my email!
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:17 PM
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So for the benefit of those who don't want to buy new door locks but still want some low profile ones, here some awesome info for you!

I chopped one down to 1 1/8" the same as the billet ones. Then I used a drill bit and made the hole go all the way to top leaving only about 1/8" from the end. Here's the chopped stock post next to the billet one.



You don't have to chop them for them to sit flush. You can leave them the stock length, but chopping them makes it easier to screw them back on. All you have to do is drill them out farther. Here is how it sits once modified.



And then locked.




So if you like your stock locks and don't want the billet one, then this is a very easy mod to do! Although if you plan to do this you might want to go easy on the soft plastic locks. As you can see I didn't really care about mine and they got chewed up pretty good. I hope this is useful news
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:04 AM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

im SO doing that!

thanks nate!!
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