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Old 02-13-2010, 03:21 PM
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Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

I bought some tail light guards for like $50 about a month ago off eBay. The picture showed them in black powdercoat but I failed to see the detail about how the product for sale was actually stainless steel...I tried painting them using some standard rustoleum metal primer and black paint - fail! Spent 3 hours scratching it all off and sanding it down again.

Bought some etch primer, used 3 coats of that and then 3 coats of the black, followed finally by 3 coats of clear gloss coat. Still not the best stick but passes the fingernail test. Put them on yesterday (sorry for the dirty rig - snow, rain, snow, and more rain the past few weeks)





A couple hours later it started snowing and only came down heavier as the night continued! Ended up being a good few inches of nice powder. Towed a few people out of ditches and towed my friend's dad all the way through his neighborhood to get him home. Can't get over how much I love my Jeep! Thing didn't even know it was riding on snow and ice









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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

4th pic looks good, and LOL @ the thumbs up from the passengers side.
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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

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4th pic looks good, and LOL @ the thumbs up from the passengers side.
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Hahaha! I just noticed that when I previewed my post. That'd be my buddy Jake.
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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

Add the Color Matched Mirrors and your good! Looking great too! I think you should take away the "Carma" badge lol. I know it's from Carmax.
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Add the Color Matched Mirrors and your good! Looking great too! I think you should take away the "Carma" badge lol. I know it's from Carmax.
What would I do to color match my mirrors? Buy new covers or do most people just get the stock ones painted?

Ya, I've been leaning more and more towards taking off Carma.

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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

Yeah buy the Chrome ones and paint them White.
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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

Looks nice Nick, get some fogs dude, i am on the fence about getting a set of those for mine. I would color match mine thought. or just have them tinted... I'll flip a coin i guess.
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Looks nice Nick, get some fogs dude, i am on the fence about getting a set of those for mine. I would color match mine thought. or just have them tinted... I'll flip a coin i guess.
I'm broke for the time being with insurance due in a couple weeks and no work for now. I'm deciding between the halo fogs and the normal chrome fogs though.
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Go with the original stock fogs, no rice accepted on a WK!
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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

very cool pics Nick. i too on the painted mirror covers and stock fogs
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Re: Tail Light Guards and Some Snow!

How are the terra grapplers in the snow?
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