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Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 03-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,965
Posted By WKorBust
Re: How To: Windshield Washer Relocation Install

Finally installed the arm today on my WK. When you order the kit from the vendor I linked, they ship it direct from the manufacturer, so don't expect it to arrive quick. Took about 2 weeks to get...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 01-12-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,965
Posted By WKorBust
Re: How To: Windshield Washer Relocation Install

TruFiber Universal Wiper Squiter Relocation Kit (http://www.speedlogixstore.com/product-p/tf032109.htm)

Not to do a zombie revival, but for those that follow, the original supplier to speedlogic...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-28-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,130
Posted By WKorBust
Re: sunroof not fully closing '05 CG

Well after having my entire sunroof module replaced (http://http://www.jeepgarage.org/f181/broken-sunroof-clip-61530.html)back in June of this year, I find my A-pillar is leaking again. My original...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-01-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By WKorBust
picture request

Can Someone Snap A Photo Of Their Rear Sway Bar? Or Just Say If The Bar Goes Over Or Under The Brake Lines? I've Had It Off So Long Putting Up some Rust Protection, I Forgot. I Think It goes Over, or...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-16-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Broken Sunroof clip

Attached broken and non-broken.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-16-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By WKorBust
Broken Sunroof clip

I have an issue where the back part of the sunroof on the passenger side was not pushing up to make a tight seal. I did some troubleshooting thinking it was a calibration issue and turns out the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-07-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,130
Posted By WKorBust
Re: sunroof not fully closing '05 CG

To revive an old thread, I have an issue of my sunroof not closing evenly. The driver side closes flush but the passenger side stops with a recess at the back corner. Tried the fuse trick and...
Forum: Members Rides 02-05-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Forum: Members Rides 02-05-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

Two remote activation of the lights. First is unlocking with just logo and under-body lights. Second is the full monty on unlock. For a <60 second video, uploading these with a 1Mbps upload speed...
Forum: Members Rides 02-03-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

In th mean time, I just used a zip-tie to hold my switches in what will be their final location. Left to right its PIAA, Matrix Dually, Matrix 20" spot, under-body lights, roof 30" spot, roof Dually,...
Forum: Members Rides 02-03-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

I had originally planned to mount the switch panel in the driver side cubby, but the bracket designed for that spot can't fit 7 switches so I had to think of somewhere else to mount them. Again, I...
Forum: Members Rides 02-03-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

For the DPST tie in to control between manual activation and courtesy activation, I mounted it as a hidden switch in the cubby hold forward of the shift knob. Getting all of the center console out...
Forum: Members Rides 02-03-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

Now on to the wiring. Honestly, this took the longest time to do if only from the number of connections. Again, big thanks to Buda for walking me through it. After seeing Omelet and a few others tie...
Forum: Members Rides 02-03-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

Thanks! It took a lot longer than I was expecting and had to let my hand un-cramp for about a half hour afterwards.

Ask and you shall receive. I'm not sure you could put it behind the handles...
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

To keep gunk out of the strips, I carved down some thin lexan plexiglass and scuffed it up with some medium grit sandpaper and locked it down with some hot glue. I then mounted the LED light strips...
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

I knew I was going to do the undercarriage lights, but I also wanted to do something I had not seen before on this forum. So I came up with Logo lights :D

I took off my chrome side strips and...
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

With the top finished (I did not take pictures of the reverse lights but they are up there too), it was time to move to the front. Since I live in MD with their arcane front license plate rules, I...
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

I have zero welding skills or tools, so I couldn't follow Omelet's route of cutting in to the rack, so I decided to build out from it.

Didn't have a bench grinder, so I had to fabricate that too....
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

First thing was the roof rack. I'd look at several member's rides and Rola seemed to be the top candidate. Then I saw Omelet's Gobi roof rack and knew that was the one for my Jeep. It took an obscene...
Forum: Members Rides 02-02-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
Re: WKorBust Build thread

I had put on a westin bull bar a few years ago and it came with a rebate for free westin lights. Well that had to come off to make room for the Matrix :) I also inspected my roof to see what...
Forum: Members Rides 01-25-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,019
Posted By WKorBust
WKorBust Build thread

So after what seems a lifetime ago (August, 2012) when I saw JeepCoop's ride (particularly his hood) and Omelet's rack :D I started out upgrading my own ride. Over the next few days I'll be updating...
Forum: Members Rides 01-16-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Early birthday present for me!
Snow Could Coat Region Thursday | NBC4 Washington (http://www.nbcwashington.com/weather/1-3-Inches-of-Snow-Could-Dust-Region-187109261.html)

If the weathermen lie, ...
Forum: Members Rides 01-10-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

I hate your sig photo. I'm going through snow withdrawal and its like showing chocolate cake to someone on a diet :-)
Forum: Members Rides 01-10-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Like this stuff? Dupli-Color MC206 Smoke Metal Cast Anodized Color - 11 oz. : Amazon.com : Automotive (http://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-MC206-Smoke-Metal-Anodized/dp/B00295T4JW/ref=sr_1_3)

I...
Forum: Members Rides 01-10-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

The position and thickness makes me think of a footballer with the black stripes under his eyes or Arnold in the Predator :D

BTW, is that still PDip on your wheels or did you spray paint them?
Forum: Members Rides 12-30-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Brown stuff? Oh, you mean Jeep tire shine :-)
Forum: Members Rides 12-30-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Wow, I make a post and immediately get hit by the new replies. I call foul on you for getting all that white stuff. I've barely got a dusting on the grass this season. I want another east coast...
Forum: Members Rides 12-30-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Best things in life never are, but he has had it a while and built it up little by little. Have you seen omelets ride? Most aptly put, built not bought :-)
Forum: Members Rides 12-22-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Super bright you say. Prove it I say :-)
Forum: Members Rides 12-22-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Did I miss something? Those don't look like piaa lights anymore.
Forum: Members Rides 12-17-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

If we don't get pictures of your Jeep with a bunch of empty soda cans tied to it, I call ban for life :lol:
Forum: Members Rides 12-16-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Some d2s mounted to a ptz base cameras use so you can control it from the cabin? :D
Forum: Members Rides 12-05-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

I should have my build thread up by this weekend, but if you insist, see attached :D In the spring I hope to bless my WK with the same hood as on yours, because honestly that was the photo that...
Forum: Members Rides 12-03-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Hey, this is your build thread. Mine is coming soon. Once I figure out what blew up in my PC. Posting from my phone not fun.
Forum: Members Rides 12-03-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Yup. He has a big brother on the roof too :-)
Forum: Members Rides 12-03-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

I hope you don't mind. I snuck a picture while you weren't looking :D
Forum: Members Rides 12-03-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 120,771
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Coops "Silver Surfer" Build Thread

Rigid won't stretch far enough with factory bolts. You'd have to take off the end caps and replace the bolt with a longer one to mount it and you would still have plenty of room to access the front...
Forum: Members Rides 11-03-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,229
Views: 128,003
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Omelet, I have a question to pick your brain. Going back to how you wired your switches to accessory so once the Jeep goes dark, all the switches won't work; what if you wired in an SPDT switch to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-30-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By WKorBust
Re: wanting to paint some plastic parts

Pretty much like a chrome piece, but with less prep sanding since its not reflective like chrome trim. I would also recommend removing it from the body to prevent anything from landing on the paint...
Forum: The Steel Armadillo 10-22-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,349
Posted By WKorBust
Re: Super Slider Group Buy

Plus painting :p
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