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Old 09-14-2011, 12:29 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

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Oh, and those green clips only need to be removed if you want to separate the air damn from the black liner piece. Otherwise, it'll all come out as one piece
I'll remember that. I think I just prefer removing as much as I can to take the bulkiness out of it.

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Old 09-14-2011, 12:52 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

Sweet Jack!! ... looks like a puppy ... my buddy has two of those bad boys
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Old 09-14-2011, 01:00 PM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

we have a winner
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Atta pup nice FINALLY!!! Glad you changed your skirt to some pants! haha jk lookin so smooth n shiny, now join the Matrix club!
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Fyi those green clips are about $7 each. **** dealerships.
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Sweet Jack!! ... looks like a puppy ... my buddy has two of those bad boys
Close! He's a Rat Terrier, about 12 weeks old




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Old 09-15-2011, 12:07 AM
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Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

and now for something a little more informative...

I tweaked my pinch weld today. First I scuffed everything up around the pinch weld then sprayed the "back" side (side closest to the engine) of it with a few coats of bedliner. Then before it fully dried I used a BFH to flatten the weld. Next I sprayed the rest of that area with bedliner, doing my best to get in every nook and cranny.

I knew I didn't want to cut up the fender liner too much. I've seen some guys use a self tapping screw to pin it to the unibody but IMO the less drilling/cutting the better (one fewer spot for rust to develop), so I used a heat gun to flatten it out.



With the heat gun go up and down this area until it gets soft. As you're working it with the heat gun, use something to start pressing on the plastic. Once you're happy with the fold, hold it in place until the plastic cools. If you spend some time on it, you could actually make it look pretty good but I was rushing.



I don't know if this will cure my rubbing issue* but it's definitely better than before.

*It only rubs when turning in reverse while the suspension is flexed
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Old 09-15-2011, 09:53 AM
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Damn good job Jan, I think I'll do mine this way. Good sh!t!!
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Damn good job Jan, I think I'll do mine this way. Good sh!t!!
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Front Guard: ON

I'll get some better photos soon
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I'll get some better photos soon

lol dude your Jeep looks awesome as hell but is it just me or is your alignment totally out of whack hahaha probably just the pic though...
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lol dude your Jeep looks awesome as hell but is it just me or is your alignment totally out of whack hahaha probably just the pic though...
haha I noticed that too. I hope it's it's just the pictures... it drives fine Maybe I should get it checked

I also took care of some rust today. I'm ready for old man winter

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