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Old October 18th, 2012, 07:28 AM   #21
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yeah that looks good man!
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Old April 11th, 2013, 03:13 PM   #22
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Decided to go with the Rokmen highlines, got them installed 2 weeks ago and couldn't be happier
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Old April 12th, 2013, 09:16 AM   #23
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Looks good! Are you going to paint them black?
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Old April 12th, 2013, 10:22 AM   #24
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Now what will you do for flares? Nice jeep..
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Old April 12th, 2013, 12:17 PM   #25
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As soon as the weather warms up they will get paint matched, as for flares I plan on running flareless, hopefully in the next couple weeks when funds build up a set of full rear corner guards will be on order
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Old April 16th, 2013, 12:52 PM   #26
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Does anybody have stock sway bar links in the kalamazoo area they would be willing to part with?
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Old April 16th, 2013, 01:15 PM   #27
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I eliminated flares years ago.

Here's an honest statement not meant to be inflamatory. It's just my opinion;

If you want a trail rig, you can't keep it pretty. Make your choice.
I would have to disagree with that!!!
I tend to wheel the poop out of mine and I keep it pretty
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Old April 16th, 2013, 01:21 PM   #28
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I am going to comment on yours since you commented on mine on JF. Dig the Rokmens!
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Old January 10th, 2014, 06:46 PM   #29
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Got a lot done to the jeep over the summer.
Rokmen highlines color matched:

Moab fab corner guards and big daddy aluminum sliders


made it out to rocks and valleys and silver lake a few times


Punched a hole through my oil pan and head to run to a local junkyard to pick a new one up so I could keep wheeling

silver lake

Color matched corner guards

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Old January 10th, 2014, 06:47 PM   #30
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And the latest investments include full doors and a new truck


And a picture of my other project
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Old January 10th, 2014, 06:54 PM   #31
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Have I seen this jeep at wmu tailgates before?
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Yes you have. The very first picture in this thread is from a wmu tailgate.
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Old January 11th, 2014, 08:57 AM   #33
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Yes you have. The very first picture in this thread is from a wmu tailgate.

You might of seen my jeep at a couple as well
Good lookin jeep
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Old January 11th, 2014, 09:00 AM   #34
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My buddy Mike put a hole in his oil pan on that same obstacle. Jeep is looking good!
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Old January 11th, 2014, 10:26 AM   #35
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Cast aluminum oil pan and rocks dont go so well together haha. Im hoping to switch over to the f body pan for more clearance in the spring and build a skid to protect it.
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Old January 13th, 2014, 07:48 AM   #36
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I wish I could stay on topic but I have some homemade tube fenders only hooked to the plate on the grill not even hooked to tub just cut a hole in the inner fender shoved them in....wheeled the piss outta it and rolled at 45 mph and I still use them as my bump stops..right I don't have bump stops, tube fender do that for me..u girls...wheel it or don't....srry if I hurt feelings....body damage add character to any jeep..prolly have less than 3k into my 97 tj....so I don't give a shit...lol
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Old January 13th, 2014, 09:54 AM   #37
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quality flat fenders are tied into a quality cage & chassis. that way they don't pass any force in to the cowl/grill....
Really,
Please show examples of how often this is done. Especially since they bolt to the body.
And....... where flat tube fender manufacturers are providing tie in kits.
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Old January 13th, 2014, 10:01 AM   #38
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Yeah, its not exactly a "bolt on mod" to get tubing through the cowl/dash area on a TJ. Let alone most people probably buy tube fenders before a cage kit, and a lot of the cage kits don't even use a down tube, they use plate bolted to the cowl area and floor.
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Jeep is still in storage from the brutal winter we have been having but I have managed to stock pile some parts
-Novak cable shifter
-Custom drop down aluminum tailgate
-Solid diff cover for the 8.8
-Barnes 4wd rear bumper
-4" round LED tail lights

Here is the rear bumper with reverse LEDs mounted and hitch welded in. I have to pick up some tube yet to gusset it yet.






And here is the tailgate. It is 3/16" aluminum with hinges from lowes and latches from northern tool. Total cost so far is under $100. I have to get the lip bent yet and find some cables
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Old March 12th, 2014, 09:48 AM   #40
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5.3 in it yet or that just the plan
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