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Old 10-10-2011, 06:29 PM
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Talking What i've been up to recently...

Even with being really busy with school and work, I still managed to get some new things done..
-Removed Brush Guard (installing factory tow hooks)
-Debadged and semi destickered
-2" Daystar lift
-Painted the door handles, mirrors and rear liftgate trim piece to match
-Painted the plastic cladding black (doing the rockers in truck bed coating soon..)
-replaced tie rods and got an alignment (AMAZING difference)
-K&N drop in filter
-Probably more things done but thats all i cant think of off the top of my head.. Snapped some pictures last night, not the best but i was due lol

On the "to do" list
-just bought factory tow hooks today
-paint rockers
-get an alarm
-remove the 20% tint and get 5% tint
-possibly a new head unit
-fix the rust spot
-new wheels and tires when i come across a good deal off craigslist
-who knows, maybe more if i get bored





















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Old 10-10-2011, 07:58 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Looks REEEEEEEEEEEEEALY clean! I'm liking the 2-tone!
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Old 10-10-2011, 08:06 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Thanks Tony, it turned out awesome! I wanted to paint it body color, but it was easier just to paint it black..
It goes good with everything else black I have done..
Definetly no where near as clean your wj!
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Looks good! Never seen cab lights on a Jeep before but I must say, it looks good.
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:21 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

awesome lookin jeep!
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

pretty cool, but the badges and decals are not my cup of tea lol
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Old 10-10-2011, 10:53 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Really nice, I'm just not a fan of the replacment decals, but to each his own..

How easy was it to paint your mirrors, and door handles to match?

2" looks really nice.. makes me for my future one :-)
You got any pictures of your auxillary lights mounting?
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Thanks everyone!
I like to be different and stand out from the crowd lol to each their own i say, if u like thats all that matters.
@bematare
-it wasnt too bad painting the mirrors and door handles, like painting anything its all in the prep work...
-as for the 2" inch lift, thats how 4wd WJ's should have come from the factory as they all lowered when i see them driving now...
I wish i had gone with a 3 or 4 inch kit now!! so keep that in mind lol
-as for the mounting of the lights, ill get pictures to you next week when i take off the bumper to install my tow hooks..
thanks again guys
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Old 10-11-2011, 03:48 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Looks good!!!!
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

The mirrors look great! Did you sand them down and paint them?
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:17 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

Mirrors-I scuffed them up a bit but not smooth, cleaned them really good, sprayed on duplicolor adhesion promoter, followed by primer for plastics, then duplicolor perfect match, and finally a few coats of clear coat. Door handles were the same process...
For a spray paint, everything has come out great! I couldn't take all the fading plastic so I just painted and cleared it all lol problem solved!
Its all in the prep work and taking your time.
I'm going to borrow a camera and take better pictures soon
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Old 11-01-2011, 01:32 PM
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Re: What i've been up to recently...

installed the front tow hooks...




sold my brush guard this week so im looking at doing some new mods......

fixing my rust hole on the drivers side rear quater panel and painting it this weekend and might go get 5% tint all around too
stay tuned.... lol
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