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What did you do to your TJ today?

jazngab

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matkal

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Hope they work out for you. I find myself always rinsing up in that area because it collects so much mud and sand.
That’s exactly why I did it, the flaps(or whatever you call them) didn’t fit properly and would let a LOT of mud way up there. I really don’t like running a power washer up there.
 

MountaineerTom

LJ Enthusiast, Retired USAF Weapons Loader
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That’s exactly why I did it, the flaps(or whatever you call them) didn’t fit properly and would let a LOT of mud way up there. I really don’t like running a power washer up there.
Where did you get the material for that? I got a couple things I could use that stuff for.
 
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mikespine

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Nov 4, 2018
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Holly Springs, NC
Dropped my gas tank earlier this week. Replaced hardware: replaced 6 of 7 carriage bolts (the one closest to the passenger rear tire was ok and I didn't think I could fish a new one through) , 5/16 x 1" carriage bolts, bolt retaining rings, washers and nuts.

Today I dropped a new Bosch fuel pump assembly into the gas tank and installed the Dirtworx Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier. Replaced bumper hardware M12-1.75 x 45mm long. These two bolts run up from the bottom of the bumper into the frame rail.

It was a lot easier to drill the 4 holes and install the hardware needed to mount the Dirtworx bumper with the gas tank removed.

I will raise and install the gas tank after I fix the poor install of the rear shocks. I ordered drain plugs and will most likely cut the tub to gain access to the upper bolts. I may want to replace the shocks with Ranchos in the future and access will be easier than what I have now.

I also put the Rugged Ridge 3rd brake light ring behind the tire. I still need to figure out the wiring and how to route it. I've included a pic of the wires behind the wheel well. If anybody has input I'm all ears. It appears a previous owner did some cutting.

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