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Old 09-04-2009, 09:46 AM
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

HAHAHAHA exactly why it got canned!!!!!! im getting my new mesh powdercoated buy my friend so ill post up pics when its done. i also bought SS screws and washers so i wont have any rusting
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Old 09-04-2009, 10:20 AM
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

get stainless mesh for powdercoating then.......
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

ya better make sure...all the gutter mesh i saw at Lowes was aluminized crap.
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

i will double check. i can't powder-coat aluminum?
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

I wouldnt thin mesh like that if its aluminum. You can powdercoat it...but it may make it weaker and more flexible(not in a good way) due to the baking process.
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

ill ask my buddy and see what he says... he does this professionally so he'll be able to tell me if its worth it or not... if not rustoleum paint and CC here i come!!!!
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

I work with aluminum everyday Irf........

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moot point anyway........sounds like your getting stainless
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It's not gutter guard. It's in the hardware dept where thay have the steel rods and diamond plated sheets and stuff. It's pretty sturdy....
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

i gotta find out if its SS... ill run out at lunch time and snap pics... nate ill take pics of the SS screws and washers as well...

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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

I got the Overland chrome bumper insert in the mail today!!! It is Africa hot here...so I don't know if I can get it done today...I am leaving for Kauai at 6am too so it limits the amount of time I have to work on it

I am going to give it a college try though...is the bumper hard to take off on an 08??? From what I have seen is it is only 6 bolts on wkjeeps.com. Any pointers are appreciated!

I am also going to try and fill the lower valance with matching gloss-black mesh...if I figure it out you all will be the first to know!!!
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do the 08's have the plastic rivets? If so you will need new rivets and a rivet setter
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