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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-27-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,110
Posted By nlowell
Re: Trailhawk Part numbers??

Stupid question: what is the difference between the black and the brilliant black? Are both gloss?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-11-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,030
Posted By nlowell
Re: Black Ops Grille

I tried to order one and Chad had one made for me but he didn't sell it to me because he wasn't happy with the fitment during a test fit. That is all I know. I was bummed...ended up using plastidip...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-17-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

Thanks...not so great when you see it up close...many of the edges started pulling up when I was removing the excess. I applied 4 coats but I'm wondering if I didn't hit the edges good enough or...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-17-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

Some pics - I'll take more tomorrow in good light. Definitely more of an agressive look than the stock 20's with chrome everywhere :)
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-16-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

I tried again with no luck. I've kind of given up on the vinyl unfortunately. I just don't have the touch. I bought 6 cans of Plastidip and just finished hitting every piece of chrome on the jeep...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-02-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

Yeah, I have a heat gun but the issue comes in with only two hands. Almost need someone feeding the tape and slowly removing the backing while another person is keeping the tape taught and smoothing...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-02-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

"Sounds like its easy to install"

hmmm....I think this is one of those jynx things cause I was thinking the same thing until tonight. Turned out it was waiting in my mailbox. I figured I might...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-02-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

I was looking for another reversible alternative to plasti-dip. I then came across the BMWShadowline product. Appears to be very highly regarded so I figured I would give it a shot.

BMW...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-01-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
Re: BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

Both the painted and chrome mirror caps use clips to secure to the housing. This is easily done on the vehicle. The CF cap uses screws and washers. This requires you to get behind the powered...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-01-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,667
Posted By nlowell
BlackOps CF Mirror Covers Installed

Installed my CF Mirror covers last night. Quality product and great CF weave but it will take some patience.

My number one recommendation is to remove the mirror housing and cover completely...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 11-30-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,827
Posted By nlowell
Re: diablo tune reviews...

So what's the verdict? Are you guys happy with the DS? Is it delivering the gains you expected? It's on my short list for my Overland but I'm looking to you guys for feedback (even though I know...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-29-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,188
Posted By nlowell
Re: Black Overland with Altitude Grill

You guys are awesome, thanks!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-29-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,188
Posted By nlowell
Re: Black Overland with Altitude Grill

Looks great! I'm also interested in this (removing the grill without the bumper). Can you reference the post that helped you do this?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-28-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By nlowell
Re: Carbon Fiber Grill and Rear Boomerang

@Overlander - These aren't my daily drivers. :) I have the stock polished 20" wheels that I use on a daily basis for a smooth, comfortable drive. I put the MT/Rs on when I go camping or offroading...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-27-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By nlowell
Re: Corsa exhaust and factory skid plates

I have a 2011 Overland with Skid Plates. I just installed the Corsa exhuast. I did it by myself in the ORII setting and lets just say its a little challenging to do by yourself :) Theoretically it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-27-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By nlowell
Re: Carbon Fiber Grill and Rear Boomerang

@ Turbospartan - Goodyear Wrangler MT/R's with Kevlar on Stock 18's powder-coated black

@ Raptor - I understand your frustration but I also know that Chad is trying to run a business and can't...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-27-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By nlowell
Re: Carbon Fiber Grill and Rear Boomerang

I agree...definitely quality work!

There are links to the BlackOps order pages below the images. The prices are listed there although I do not know if that is the final price once they are made...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-27-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,427
Posted By nlowell
Carbon Fiber Grill and Rear Boomerang

So I decided to de-chrome my Overland a bit...hopefully hold over my modding until the DiabloSport is released and proven to be a good addition.

Anyways, I've sadly just discovered Black Ops...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-30-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,994
Posted By nlowell
Re: Getting new tires... white letters out or in?!?

White on the outside FTW! :)

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-V_7T6l_mVY8/T_wGQQnKNjI/AAAAAAAAEo8/NFgl5Q8j-zI/s800/Photo%2520Apr%252014%252C%25206%252015%252031%2520PM.jpg

Black looks good...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-09-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
Re: Goodyear Wrangler MT/R w/ Kevlar?

I've been dormant for a bit on the forums but just wanted to update on tire usage. Still love em! I normally drive on the 20's but put these on the rare case that I go to play in the dirt.

Took...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-02-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 39,186
Posted By nlowell
Re: Winch Mount and bumper

Any update on this project?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-10-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By nlowell
I picked up some gorilla lug nuts on Amazon. ...

I picked up some gorilla lug nuts on Amazon. They should arrive this week so I'll let you know with some pics how they fit.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-10-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,222
Posted By nlowell
Sorry for the delay... Pretty straight forward. ...

Sorry for the delay... Pretty straight forward. I did them both by myself. I only had about an 1/8 of a tank on purpose. I didn't support the gas tanks while I unbolted the existing bolts, I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-07-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,222
Posted By nlowell
Re: Interest Rates

Just got an email that penfed lowered their rates to 1.9%...crazy!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-07-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
Re: Goodyear Wrangler MT/R w/ Kevlar?

Haven't measured the mileage yet. EVIC was showing 11mpg but that was mostly city plus a trail so it's not apples to apples. No lift, just QL. Regarding traction, I haven't hit mud yet, just a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-06-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
Re: Goodyear Wrangler MT/R w/ Kevlar?

I took them off while I'm out of town and the wife is driving it around, but here are a couple more I snagged before I removed them.
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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-05-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By nlowell
I was waiting for someone to confidently post :)....

I was waiting for someone to confidently post :). Thanks Sined, I'll order today and see how it goes.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-28-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By nlowell
Re: WK2 Lug Nut Size

The wk2 requires a 22mm socket, or at least that's what I use.

I need to order some aftermarket black lugs for the Jeep and I don't know how to find the size I need. I haven't been able to find a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-25-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
So far they are great. They're not pulling me...

So far they are great. They're not pulling me anywhere yet I feel like I can run over anything. While there is more road noise, they handle bumps better than the 20s. Really I'm worried about...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-25-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,549
Posted By nlowell
WK2 Lug Nut Size

Ok, I've been searching for a while and can't find a straight answer. I'm looking for what the WK2 lug nut size is.

I somehow thought it was 12mm x 1.5 after searching but...no...they are too...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 39,170
Posted By nlowell
Re: 2011 WK2 Prices Paid

2011 Overland 4x4
5.7L V8 HEMI
730N RHR
Adaptive Cruise Control Package

MSRP: $46,875
Paid: $41,485 + ttl
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-25-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By nlowell
Re: Damaged exhaust from factory?

great, thanks for checking jp!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-25-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,222
Posted By nlowell
Re: Need Help - Gas Tank Skid Plates

Update: I removed the plastic piece and wasn't happy with how exposed it left the gas lines....sooooo.....I brought out the hacksaw and dremel tool.
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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-24-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,222
Posted By nlowell
Re: Need Help - Gas Tank Skid Plates

ok, looking at the picture below, it appears there is some sort of protection piece between the middle and fuel tank skid plate but it is shorter and ends well before it touches the fuel tank skid...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-24-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By nlowell
Damaged exhaust from factory?

While crawling under my car putting on skid plates, I noticed a pretty serious kink in my passenger side exhaust.

1: Does anyone else have this?
2: Anyone think this will affect anything? Logic...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-24-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,222
Posted By nlowell
Need Help - Gas Tank Skid Plates

Guys, I need some help from someone who installed the gas tank skid plates. Everything was going great until I was finishing up the drivers side and noticed that a stock plastic skid plate which...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,760
Posted By nlowell
Re: Tire pressure light.. when does it turn off?

I've been driving around for 12 hours now (45 minutes of actual engine time) with no TPM sensors on my 18" off-road wheels/tires and have received no warning. I checked the EVIC and it still shows...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
Re: Goodyear Wrangler MT/R w/ Kevlar?

To answer Dave:

What are the advantages and disadvantages of these compared to Goodyear Silent Armor, LTX A/T 2, BFG All Terrain (or Mud Terrain) or Duratrack (sp)?
BFG MTs are not available in...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
Re: Goodyear Wrangler MT/R w/ Kevlar?

Still need to take some better pics, but here is a quick shot I took during lunch.
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,811
Posted By nlowell
The black lug nuts shipped Friday, should have...

The black lug nuts shipped Friday, should have them this week :)

Yeah, I was getting a red 2012 until I realized the transmissions were virtually the same and the 2012 wouldn't have the ELSD. ...
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