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Randy_K

Randy_K

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Sep 30, 2017
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Canada
Figured it out. Kept sending me to the Canadian site. Thanks for the help. Now to wait :) BTW most of my information is from the tummy tuck thread. Very helpful.


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Randy_K

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Sep 30, 2017
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Canada
The LJ is killing the bank, and my wife might kill me ! I have finally made some decisions but also got some more questions. I have ordered a few things from TMR . A short arm kit and the truss kit. For springs I am thinking of the Metal Cloak dual rate springs. Just not sure of the height. Cant decide between the 3.5 and the 4.5 .

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Randy_K

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Sep 30, 2017
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Canada
I got some JK signals in my TJ grill today. I kind of like the clear
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I also sprayed my new flat fenders and skid plate with a epoxy primer . May not have been such a good idea in a closed shop :BangHead:
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I also got the S Tech install almost complete.
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Chris

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That S Tech looks awesome. It fits so well you'd think it came there from the factory.

Also, those CJ turn signals look great too. I'm a bit more partial to amber, but clear doesn't look bad!
 
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Sep 30, 2017
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I also booked the LJ in for paint. Body shop is super busy so I have to wait until May 1 2019. I am painting it the same blue as
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my wife's Honda z50.
 
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Are you doing a full paint job as in under the hood, body off, fully stripped down to the bare tub?
I have started painting the inner fenders with rust paint. I will have the roof off and bumpers , lights, seats out when it goes to paint. The shop is a few houses away from me so I will have it ready to spray then take it to him. The inside will be rino lined after
 
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Sep 30, 2017
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Canada
Well the flat fenders are done . I am now trying to finish painting the inside of the engine bay. I gave up on trying to reach the back of the grill and just took it off to paint.
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I am going to be doing the suspension soon. I have decided not to stretch the LJ for now. Now, sense I bought the 3 link and 4 link builder kits , I can make the arms any length I want. I am looking for advice in this area. Has anyone built their own and how did you determine the length for your arms?
 
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Canada
Rockers have been all repaired and painted with rust paint. Armor will go on before jeep is painted.
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A few more parts have showed up. Almost time to put suspension in.
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