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Old 06-19-2012, 06:12 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Built myself 2 robust axle stands so keen to get into anything underneath on the WJ.
They are 18'' wide; 20'' minimum and 30'' maximum height.
Here's a couple pics of a test lift with them.
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Old 06-19-2012, 07:01 AM
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Those look incredibly well built! Excellent work!

"Robust"....good word. I like "robust". Especially when it comes to:
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Old 06-19-2012, 08:33 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Sold my Jeep last night... It was sad seeing her drive off with the new owner. To the good times and bad times, cheers Platinum...
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:04 PM
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Sold my Jeep last night... It was sad seeing her drive off with the new owner. To the good times and bad times, cheers Platinum...
Oh man, that's sad to hear. Hopefully he'll take great care of it. Congrats on the new chapter in your life though!
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Those axle stands look superb! I definitely need to get some, wanna seal up her underbelly this summer.

Michael; sad times... However, your F-150 looks fricking awesome!

Other day I discovered Jules is leaking power steering fluid at the works parking lot. One thing after another at the moment, I have other things I want to buy (non Jeep related) and I just never seem to have anything left over for myself nowadays.

Can't see where the leak is coming from either.
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Old 06-20-2012, 04:25 PM
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Other day I discovered Jules is leaking power steering fluid at the works parking lot. One thing after another at the moment, I have other things I want to buy (non Jeep related) and I just never seem to have anything left over for myself nowadays.

Can't see where the leak is coming from either.
More than likely on these things its coming from where the pressure hose mounts into pump... a b!tch to get at but doable, and the redesigned fitting on the new hoses won't leak in the same way. Could be another spot too but this is very common.
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Old 06-21-2012, 12:40 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Well today I tackled the roaring wheel hub, that's plagued me for the last couple of months. As usual, nothing went to plan. Mashed the locking wheel nut as well!!

So 'twas out with the air tools...




And eventually, after every single bolt putting up one hell of a fight. Had to use Irwin bolt removal tools on every bloody one. The day left me like this...






Shiny!



Thought I might as well paint the wells and underside while I was at it.

Then painted the mesh grill black, as the chrome look one was looking very tired and grubby.




Then decided to use the spare Black Ops Autoworks sticker I had lying around



Well that was my day
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:24 PM
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Ha Aaron that graphic is perfect! My wife always gives me crap when I say "well, it should only take 1 hour..." Your work looks great as always though!
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Ha ha so glad I'm not the only one.
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I plan to give it a hand wash, clay bar, and wax tomorrow.
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Wednesdays project for somebody else. I know something catastrophic bad will happen if I try that oil pan myself. I'll do the tranny pan myself but maybe since he's already under there ......hmmmm...... Dude got serious with the Rhino Lining. It's about 1/8" thick on there.

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Old 06-21-2012, 09:38 PM
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Nice work Aaron! I'm sure it was a bitch, but doesn't it feel good to be done?

Atta boy Travis! If you get it done, we want pics!
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