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Old 11-07-2010, 10:48 PM
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Been a While...

I've been overloaded since the end of summer with highschool, college classes, a stupid senior exit project, a K5 build, and the girlfriend so I haven't been doing too much with the Jeep lately but there have been a few changes.

I got bored one day and thought I'd try painting my white grill black. I used some Rustoleum Satin Black spray paint on top of some basic primer. Pics were taken in the Black Mountain area of North Carolina.




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A couple of the college classes I'm taking are MIG welding and TIG welding. I get bored doing the same joints over and over so I end up making things such as lockboxes with whatever scrap metal I can find. The other day I decided to make some stronger CB antenna mounts as the ones I made before bend if an antenna hits a low branch.

TIG welded 3 "coupons" together for each one. They're now painted satin black, have the holes drilled, and I'll be welding them on the Jeep this week. My camera sucks at focusing close up


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Old 11-07-2010, 10:53 PM
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Re: Been a While...

thumbsup on the grill and antenna mounts, nice work on those. what did you decide on the wheelset?
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Old 11-08-2010, 12:40 AM
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Re: Been a While...

grill looks good
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Old 11-08-2010, 06:23 AM
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Very nice
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Old 11-08-2010, 08:08 AM
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:31 AM
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Re: Been a While...

looking good!
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Old 11-08-2010, 11:21 AM
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Re: Been a While...

Thanks guys

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thumbsup on the grill and antenna mounts, nice work on those. what did you decide on the wheelset?
If I had a lot of extra money layin around right now I'd probably be buying a set of Jesters but with lots of college expenses around the corner I've made myself cut back on the spending. Might still end up with a set but only if the opportunity falls perfectly into my lap haha
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Old 11-10-2010, 10:31 PM
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Re: Been a While...

Im lovin the grille bro. Seriously, suits your ride big time
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:34 PM
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Re: Been a While...

Generally i'm not a fan of the flat black but on your rig it does look good! Really gives it a mean look.
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:57 AM
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Re: Been a While...

i was thinking about doing the same, considering i have black wheels, i don't think it will look all that bad, i may use some plasti dip
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Generally i'm not a fan of the flat black but on your rig it does look good! Really gives it a mean look.
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