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Forum: Members Rides 08-22-2013, 05:11 AM
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Posted By omelet
Thanks a lot bud! I think GoJeep's build is in...

Thanks a lot bud! I think GoJeep's build is in an entirely different relm of awesome though!!! I will have a lot of updates come Dec.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-14-2013, 11:04 AM
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Posted By omelet
Well JBA makes a set specifically for lowered...

Well JBA makes a set specifically for lowered WKs(SRT) so that would be your best bet.
Forum: Members Rides 08-07-2013, 09:03 AM
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Posted By omelet
As long as you secure the tip so it doesn't move...

As long as you secure the tip so it doesn't move around while you drive it will be fine. The plastic only melts when it comes in contact with the tip. Mine was fine driving around, it was only when...
Forum: Members Rides 08-04-2013, 03:08 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Are you asking about this notch in the bumper? If so yes I cut that out with a knife and a dremel. Originally it wasn't quite so large, but after wheeling it over the years the exhaust tip was...
Forum: Members Rides 07-28-2013, 01:53 PM
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Posted By omelet
I'm sorry, what notch are you talking about? ...

I'm sorry, what notch are you talking about?







Thanks bud!
Forum: Members Rides 07-27-2013, 08:36 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

I don't see why not! They might be able to make it look even cleaner then mine too. Let me know if you get it done :thumbsup:
Forum: Members Rides 07-22-2013, 08:13 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Nope! That is about as close as you can get without regretting it! :D
Forum: Members Rides 07-06-2013, 08:23 AM
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Posted By omelet
So I never posted the pics from my last trip I...

So I never posted the pics from my last trip I did with my dad right before leaving! We had been trying to hook up and hit Pancake Rock for a while, but it never worked out until now (a couple...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-27-2013, 08:03 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Upper Control Arms from Rocky Road Outfitters

The ball joint are the same between the two, the difference is the bushing size. RRO uses smaller bushings, however there have been guys beating the RRO arms from the beginning with zero issues. ...
Forum: Members Rides 06-14-2013, 12:46 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Sorry my brother has dibs on the winch cradle and the Matrix. He's hoping to get down to SD around Christmas so I can swap them over to his WK and start building the bumper on mine.
Forum: Members Rides 06-07-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By omelet
Wow, I didn't know you still had it! That's...

Wow, I didn't know you still had it! That's awesome! I wished I could have kept mine for my son, but he's only 8 and I don't have the space for 3 vehicles.
Forum: Members Rides 06-05-2013, 07:54 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Oh man, I remember following along as you built your XJ! I loved that thing! I had a white '91 XJ for 10 years and yours was always my go to Jeep for awesome ideas :thumbsup: I really like what you...
Forum: Members Rides 06-04-2013, 12:41 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

So I purchased a used ARB bar today from a shop in CO for $300!!! I have been looking around for a used one and planned to continue looking until I returned home. At which point if I hadn't found one...
Forum: Members Rides 05-31-2013, 11:58 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Thanks! Why can't you do stuff to your WK?




I'm pretty sure it is just one, but it wouldn't hurt to ask for a second :)
Forum: Members Rides 05-29-2013, 01:45 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Thanks a lot bud! I am always happy to inspire others' ideas and creativity. Welcome to the community, now if I could just collect my cut of the membership fees!!:poke:


Bahaha!!! :joke:
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2013, 11:17 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Nice! Where did you get it, eBay? What color interior do you have? I have thought of grabbing one and swapping mine out. I will probably wait until I swap seats and do this too.
Forum: Members Rides 05-23-2013, 10:57 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Thanks, I do my best not to over look things. I typically spend way too much time over thinking them though :D
BTW, I love you Grand Willys project you have been working on. Your fabrication...
Forum: Members Rides 05-23-2013, 10:48 AM
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Posted By omelet
Re: The BETA build

Looks great Jay! Glad to see you are finally getting started on the new one. What do you have planned for the fogs? Some flush mount Rigid's or something?
Forum: Members Rides 05-22-2013, 12:57 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Thanks bud! There is always more to do on a Jeep :D I still have quite the list to pick back up when I get home, this Jeep will never be finnished. Granted at some piont the mods are bound to...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 02:18 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Well I think that is about it for now. I started a couple things before I left so I will have to get those finnished up once I get home. But for now at least we are up to date :D
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 02:02 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(28 APR 2013)

Since I have already let the cat out of the bag on FB and I am not sure I will have time to finish this up before I leave, here is a little sneak peak into one of my new super...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:58 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Now for the finishing touch, the bezel! I lined up the bezel with the hole and marked off where I wanted to the rivets to be.
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Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:57 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(26 APR 2013)

So I have been wanting to do a type of side exit exhaust for some time now. I have been thinking up different ideas and seeing what others have done (mostly Baja/PreRunner rigs)...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:55 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(25 APR 2013)

One of my 35s was looking a little weathered so I wanted to swap it out. I hunted around locally but only found ones from guys asking way too much ($700 each!!!). SO I started...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:50 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

So last weekend I had quite the ordeal when I was trying to swap over to my off road set of 35s. I went to remove my front passenger tire and one of the lug nuts wouldn't come off. Come to find out...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:49 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(14 APR 2013)

I have been living with a horribly worn and disgusting steering wheel for the past couple of years now. So I finally decided to stop by an upholstery shop that I drive by every day...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:48 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Oh yes I also put my JKS #2001 back onto the Jeep! They don't extend quite as far as the SL links, but they will do for now.

http://i595.photobucket.com/albums/tt35/omeletn/20130405_162845-1.jpg...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:47 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Next up was the AEV EGR module. I have been running a modified SL now for over a year without the module. I got into the habit of hitting the ESP button upon startup every time. It was a simple thing...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:45 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(13 APR 2013)

Time to make a couple of updates to the build!

For the past few months I have been working with OTRATTW to get some custom switch covers for the Bison. Well last week I finally...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:40 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Finally, I was so close! Now I pressed the snorkel against the Jeep good and tight to make sure this was where I wanted it before going any farther. I liked it so I only needed to adjust the template...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:39 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(25 MAR 2013)

Even though I don't live in a wet area or do any river fording, there are other benefits to snorkels that most don't think of when you think "snorkel". They are also great for...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:36 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(23 MAR 2013)

Yesterday I finally got around to installing the new rear LCAs I have had sitting around for the past month! I have been wanting some better arms with quality rubber bushings on the...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:33 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(22 MAR 2013)

Well after running without my front inner fender liners I finally decided to put some in! I bought a set of aftermarket ones off eBay for $60 shipped. Now that my pinch welds are...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:31 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

So another mod I'm working on is a CO2 tank! Yes I know I already have OBA, but I don't always like or have time to air up after wheeling especially when I'm with other guys who don't have any air...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:29 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(3 MAR 2013)

I did some quick flexing to see how the new shocks and coils will perform together. Turns out I really need to get my new control arms in! The rear tire is off the ground but the...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:23 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Now the upper shock bolt isn't quite large enough to fit snug in the flange or the shock eye. Since the bolt threads directly into the frame you can't easily just swap to a larger bolt. The easiest...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:23 PM
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Views: 125,812
Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Next up was longer shocks to fully utilize the full length coils. I have been running a the 11" Fox shocks for a while now, but those only extend out to 28". With the old coil and spacer setup the...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:21 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

(2 March 2013)

Ok time for some of the new upgrade!

First up I placed an order with JBA/4xG for a set of their full length 6" rear coils. I have been running the SL 4" coils with a set of poly...
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:16 PM
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Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

The ledge was much easier to slide down then it was to go up, go figure ;)

http://i595.photobucket.com/albums/tt35/omeletn/Pancake%20Rock/IMG_7252.jpg
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Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2013, 01:15 PM
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Views: 125,812
Posted By omelet
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

We hung out at the top for a little while waiting for a locked up YJ to make it's way up the trail. We didn't want to try to squeeze by him on the way down. I should have grabbed some pics but I...
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