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Old 04-18-2012, 12:31 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Thanks guys! Yes Saguaro did discontinue their rear bumper. They said it was too much of a pain in the butt to make. Supposedly they have plans to make just a tire carrier using the stock bumper, same as I have plans to do. I plan to have it carry my 35" spare, two jerry cans, and maybe the HiLift as well. It will be fairly easy to take on and off, so I can just throw it on with my tires when I plan to hit a trail, and not there on a daily basis. I don't want the excessive weight of steel bumpers! Which is why I built the hidden winch and not a complete bumper.

Greg two weeks should work! That last pick of the tire on the ground isn't so great. It makes the center cap look light blue because the clear coat it reflecting the sky. Either way, they wont stay that way for too long
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:32 PM
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not sure if they did but I like this rear bumper allot too.

http://www.tacticalarmorgroup.com/TA...0/Default.aspx
Yea that's a nice one and a fraction of the Saguaro price. Hmmm gotta get some side $ together

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Old 04-18-2012, 12:49 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Sorry guys I am not a fan of that one! The fit and finish is just not to my standards. The carrier looks like it was just thrown together. No attention to detail!
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:56 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I haven't paid much attention to it. Just like how it fits and that the tire carrier is removable. I hate their front bumpers.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:22 PM
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I haven't paid much attention to it. Just like how it fits and that the tire carrier is removable. I hate their front bumpers.
Yea I agree. I don't like the front bumpers.

Om, I like the tire carrier on the stock bumper idea. I was hoping Saguaro was gonna build that initially when they did the full rear setup.

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Old 04-18-2012, 01:33 PM
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Cool so two weeks ish and we go romp!! Woot
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:35 PM
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I spent some time today doing a little maintenance. I am just over 98k and she is still going strong! To keep her happy the maintenance must continue. About a month ago I did the engine oil/filter, spark plugs, water pump, and new coolant. So today I did the rear diff and the t-case. Tomorrow I will do the front diff. Now that the SL is installed I am trying add more fluid than I was before. I think I will knock out the EGR valve again soon too. The tranny will be do in another 20k. Not looking forward to doing that again! Oh and I need to change out the brake fluid, I am sure I need new stuff in there by now
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

What do you dot to knock out the egr? Will it work for my 4.7?
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:56 PM
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Sorry I am not familiar with the 4.7L. On the Hemi it is bolted to the front of the engine with two bolts. Remove them and the tube going to the intake and it's off.
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Old 04-19-2012, 06:25 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I did some WK stocking today (Pun Intended) on my way home from work! I found two


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And then next to the beast! About a 7-8" lift on 35s:





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Old 04-19-2012, 06:30 PM
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Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Jesus man - you dont really appreciate the pics unless you're next to a stocker. Aww.....look at the little baby stock Jeep Love your Cherokee - that thing is great! Sucks about SL for the rest of us that have to sit back and admire yours
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Old 04-19-2012, 06:39 PM
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Stocker pic are my favorite. Nice shots Omelet.
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