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Old 11-30-2012, 10:44 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

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How'd it go? Cutting that bumper cover scared the crap out of me...
The install was a real PITA, even with my rust-free WJ.

My first item on the list was replacing the bumper step with the one I picked up from TJXJWJ over the summer. I picked up screw-on clips at my local Napa instead of the factory friction clips. There were only two clips holding the old one in place.


Second on the list was the hitch. It seems that the Mopar part number brings up two different hitches. I ended up with the one that mounts under the bumper. I was going to try to hunt down the other one but decided to install this one and be done with it. While it does not look as clean as the other style it does offer additional protection to the gas tank.







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Old 12-01-2012, 02:32 PM
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The install was a real PITA, even with my rust-free WJ.

My first item on the list was replacing the bumper step with the one I picked up from TJXJWJ over the summer. I picked up screw-on clips at my local Napa instead of the factory friction clips. There were only two clips holding the old one in place.


Second on the list was the hitch. It seems that the Mopar part number brings up two different hitches. I ended up with the one that mounts under the bumper. I was going to try to hunt down the other one but decided to install this one and be done with it. While it does not look as clean as the other style it does offer additional protection to the gas tank.





Looks good! Glad to see you got that step pad on...that's the best time to do it. Nothing sucks more than tearing the bumper cover off for JUST that step pad. I've done it 3 times now.
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:57 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Well, today marks the beginning of my seasonal depression...reps are off, winter wheels are on. Sad...sad day. The only good thing that came out of it is that I was able to really scrub down the reps, ultimate compound, Blackfire polish, blackfire sealant, and 2 coats of ultimate wax. Now they can hibernate lookin' all sweet until March or April rolls around.

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Old 12-01-2012, 04:10 PM
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Well, today marks the beginning of my seasonal depression...reps are off, winter wheels are on. Sad...sad day. The only good thing that came out of it is that I was able to really scrub down the reps, ultimate compound, Blackfire polish, blackfire sealant, and 2 coats of ultimate wax. Now they can hibernate lookin' all sweet until March or April rolls around.

Can we have a moment of silent please...


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Old 12-01-2012, 09:53 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Yep no livin' with him 'till spring
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Old 12-01-2012, 11:26 PM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

You guys have that right...I contemplated ending it all...I've got a nice heavy rope and a solid tree out back, but then I wouldn't be around in the spring to experience the joy of re-mounting.

It's kinda like losing a relative...
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Old 12-02-2012, 05:50 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Bro you should know better than using terms like"the joy of remounting"with Aaron lurking around here
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Old 12-02-2012, 08:21 AM
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Bro you should know better than using terms like"the joy of remounting"with Aaron lurking around here

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Bro you should know better than using terms like"the joy of remounting"with Aaron lurking around here
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

Let's figure out the logic in this. Let's take off the most aggressive tire you've ever owned beside the BFG AT's and replace them with these lame ass Discoverers for winter.Seriously thanks to good friends I don't have to run my nice shiz this winter



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Old 12-03-2012, 08:20 AM
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Re: What are you doing to your WJ next?

What are you mounting those on? I'm pretty sure that's what I've got on my stock "fantastic plastic" chromies. They've been pretty damn impressive in the winter weather. Nothing beats the BFG A/T for all around performance on a DD truck though.
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Bro you should know better than using terms like"the joy of remounting"with Aaron lurking around here
I prefer to hit it and quit it, but thats just me...
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