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Now that you are on the nightshift, there probably will be some time left to clean those carpets.....
Your new leds make the stains more visible
Meh...this one's not that kind of Jeep.I do sweep it out occasionally though.
I do feel Tony's pain though as I'm putting the hard top back on this weekend. Kind of curious to see how everything works this year though (wiper,washer,dome and defrost) since I spent $160 on the hard top wiring kit which it never had.

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Old 10-18-2014, 09:04 PM
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Meh...this one's not that kind of Jeep.I do sweep it out occasionally though.
I do feel Tony's pain though as I'm putting the hard top back on this weekend. Kind of curious to see how everything works this year though (wiper,washer,dome and defrost) since I spent $160 on the hard top wiring kit which it never had.
Those are fun to wire in aren't they? If I remember correctly, I had to tear out the gauge cluster! Totally worth it though to have the defroster, wiper, and domes.
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Those are fun to wire in aren't they? If I remember correctly, I had to tear out the gauge cluster!
What hooks up back there bro?
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Old 10-27-2014, 10:14 AM
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What hooks up back there bro?
I remember a few wires going from the new top harness, all the way back to behind the dash. It might have been for the washer/wiper hook ups. I can't imagine anything else needing to run up there. Maybe the dome light circuit...

It wasn't that bad, I just remember it being pretty friggin tedious. I then flipped my hardtop on the garage floor and put a "headliner" in it. Turned out pretty nice. I couldn't handle the off-white fiberglass finish on the inside.
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Defroster! ?
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Have I mentioned ever how much I hate winter? Reps are off. Life sucks. The only ray of sunshine on this gloomy day is the fact that I got the insides of the reps REALLY clean, and then layered on a coat of silver caliper paint. The raw aluminum is too good at staining and holding dirt. The coating should make it easier to keep them clean. They also got loaded in the back of the WJ along with a new set of rubber. Off to the tire shop tomorrow to get the new Hankooks mounted. Then I'm trying the Tuf-Shine coating on the new rubber before storing them for the winter. I've seen a lot of good reviews on it...it's a semi-permanent tire shine/protectant. We'll see how it goes.




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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Poor reps, and poor Tony!

We've got about a half inch of snow/ice/water right now, and there is about a foot on its way.... Thank god I'm finally getting the heater core replaced in the WJ next weekend, no more cold rides in the snow!
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Poor reps, and poor Tony!

We've got about a half inch of snow/ice/water right now, and there is about a foot on its way.... Thank god I'm finally getting the heater core replaced in the WJ next weekend, no more cold rides in the snow!
You'll be glad you did! They are calling for another brutal winter. I'm about a week or two early on mounting up the fantastic plastic winter wheels and tires, but they are calling for accumulation here this week, and my reps had totally bald tires on them, hence the new rubber. Not risking it. Winter wheels, winter lug nuts, winter mats...all in. Must be nice to live in AZ or San Diego.
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New tires on the Wrangler and new front winters on the SHO. Priced a new set of Courser C/T's like I had on the WJ for the Expy. Holy ###k! $1200 for a set of LT275/70R18's!I think the half bald Hancooks will have to do for this winter.
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New tires on the Wrangler and new front winters on the SHO. Priced a new set of Courser C/T's like I had on the WJ for the Expy. Holy ###k! $1200 for a set of LT275/70R18's!I think the half bald Hancooks will have to do for this winter.
Big rubber gets expensive!
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Big rubber gets expensive!
Story of my life....I have to have all my rubbers custom made.

I got out the door for $558 for a set of 4 summer tires. That's total, delivered to my door from 'Da Rack. Same exact tire that's in my sig.

Cheap, did you check tire rack?
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Yea bro unfortunately they don't sell Mastercraft. I can get a set of BFG At's from them for $942 shipped though. I'll keep that for plan B.I just think the C/T's are a better tire. I wonder if Summit's free shipping counts on tires? I can get Mastercrafts there.
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