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Old 02-19-2019, 10:24 PM
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brakes in the process of being installed with new HD shafts

old stock 29 spline

diff in good shape
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Old 02-19-2019, 10:27 PM
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brakes installed

pass rear

all new brake lines


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The emergency brake cables were wrong. the correct ones are on back order for two weeks. will install when they show up. for now jeep is stationary

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Old 02-19-2019, 10:28 PM
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got a few new additions to the trail setup. predator 2000 generator and on board air. the compressor runs off a 400 watt inverter that will be wired in soon (prob glove box) and an outlet put in the trunk.

plan to put inverter outlet here

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Old 02-19-2019, 10:38 PM
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also scored a great deal on some JCR sliders for 300 bucks.... i have so much to do
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Old 02-20-2019, 09:21 AM
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Gotta say, I was expecting a blacked out jeep from your thread title. Looking good, though.
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Old 02-20-2019, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by LameXJ View Post
Gotta say, I was expecting a blacked out jeep from your thread title. Looking good, though.
NEVER! lol... so many people ask me why i dont paint it black. its cause there are too many of them. its named Vader because it was thought to be dead and was brought back to life (when the engine blew) plus it sounds cool. and THANKS!!!!
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Old 02-20-2019, 12:27 PM
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Nice Jeep! Question, why the rear sway bar and that rear brake hose looks short.
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Old 02-20-2019, 12:53 PM
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Nice Jeep! Question, why the rear sway bar and that rear brake hose looks short.
sway bar im tired of talking about... and we will see if its short. i dont think it is but ill find out next time i flex it

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Old 02-20-2019, 03:00 PM
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LMAO ummm ok
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Old 02-20-2019, 08:29 PM
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LMAO ummm ok
sway bar was going to take off but left on because my father was worried about me not running one at all (front is gone)... doesnt hurt anything and it made him feel better.

the brake line... if you look at the previous pics befor the wheel is put on you can see the brake line still has some slack at full droop. (jeep was on a lift)
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Old 02-21-2019, 12:44 AM
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bought a rugged ridge direct replacement seat a few weeks back and finally got around to installing it. First thing it bolts to existing frame and the "denim" material feels almost part rubber. i have poured water on it and let it sit for a minute and none goes through the fabric, some type of vinyl. also, the instructions were wrong when it came to which direction to put the drop tabs on either driver side or passenger seat (they were reversed). luckily i have a good eye and noticed it would not have lined up right. another thing is, the seats shape and size look almost identical to OEM. however, you sit about an inch taller and the headrest does not come all the way behind your head. now this could be due to being use to 20 year old worn out seats, but we will see after they break in. other than that no issues and i am happy with how it turned out. I bought a dickies seat cover so the other side was black as well. So you can kind of see the difference between the rugged ridge (driver) and stock (passenger). Any questions just ask.


how instructions said to put brackets

how brackets should be


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Old 02-22-2019, 12:09 AM
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fixed my storage issue today, fit my 250+ tool set into this bag.




tool box, tools were previously in
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Old 02-22-2019, 12:18 AM
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Think i might mount a corded impact here

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Looks great! Could you tell me your paint code? Thanks
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rock sliders installed. was a pain in the a**. still couldnt get the gaps exact. but i dont think they look bad






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