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Forum: General Chit-Chat 06-03-2016, 03:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 40,453
Posted By Xenolithic
Added! I know there's more MD members!

Added!

I know there's more MD members!
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-03-2016, 03:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By Xenolithic
Congrats, I had the maiden voyage in mine last...

Congrats, I had the maiden voyage in mine last weekend -- but only to get a full tank of gas and back. After 10+ years I finally have the means, and tools to get it back on the road. Getting plates...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-28-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,652
Posted By Xenolithic
Seat Belt Hardware

Hey guys. I took my interior out a looooooong time ago at this point, and I'm finally ready to put everything back in. Unfortunately the bag with the hardware associated with my seatbelts appears...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-03-2016, 05:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By Xenolithic
Since I hate a thread without closure, I ended up...

Since I hate a thread without closure, I ended up going with Wheel Collision Services, and love the result. The clearcoat is deep and looks like they'll hold up very well.

There is a slight...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-13-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,412
Posted By Xenolithic
I'm a couple hours drive from Richmond, and my...

I'm a couple hours drive from Richmond, and my drip rail looks awful right now -- but I'm quite a ways from 'pretty parts' right now. Any idea on how easy it would be to bend into place for say the...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 03-12-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,154
Posted By Xenolithic
Sweet compressor! This year I got my...

Sweet compressor! This year I got my Ingersoll-Rand from Tractor Supply Co with an 80 gallon tank and 100% duty cycle motor. I've been using the hell out of it. Still haven't bought nearly enough...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-11-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,912
Posted By Xenolithic
My all time score was a NOS Wagoneer front hood...

My all time score was a NOS Wagoneer front hood ornament for $60 at a show. Guy worked at a dealership. Bought that and one of the 1988 Olympic pin sets from the dealerships.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-09-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By Xenolithic
Dang, I managed to miss that the specials rotate...

Dang, I managed to miss that the specials rotate every week or so. Just missed a set of wagon wheels that were on special last week. Go figure.

Wheel Collision Center looks like the place to go so...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-07-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Yep, super happy. I have a deadline to get it...

Yep, super happy. I have a deadline to get it looking sharp. Fiance said if it was shiny and looking good by the time our wedding rolled around (October) then it's in the pictures with us.

We'll...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-06-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Since the thread more or less died with me...

Since the thread more or less died with me working a crapton of overtime, I figured I'd update you all. Lift kit is complete on the wag, the biggest challenges for me with the kit was the u-bolts...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-04-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By Xenolithic
What were you looking at for a price point for a...

What were you looking at for a price point for a set to be redone?
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-04-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By Xenolithic
We have a local wheel company out of Crofton that...

We have a local wheel company out of Crofton that has decent reviews. My intent is to swing by and have them give me a quote for the work. They can do full on machining and re-manufacturing.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 03-04-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By Xenolithic
Wheel Resurfacing

Hey guys, figured this would be the place to post. I'm installing a mild lift, and am most of the way through it. Since I'm almost capable of multi-tasking, I figured I'd send out the wheels for...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-07-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
My dad gave me the idea to slip a chisel and a...

My dad gave me the idea to slip a chisel and a breaker bar into the wrench slot and try and give it a pry or a whack with the mini sledge. Will be trying that probably soon.

Really trying not to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-06-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Got my BFW, or rather my ratchet with a cheater...

Got my BFW, or rather my ratchet with a cheater bar and managed to get both nuts free, but can't seem to get enough tension off the leaf eye and shackle to be able to pull the bolt out or pry it out....
Forum: General FSJ Tech 02-02-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Bump. So I've got a question. Pictures help. ...

Bump.

So I've got a question. Pictures help. If I cut the bolt head with my angle grinder flush, will I be able to take the whole assembly identified by the green box off its rusty perch? If...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Yeah, definitely love the quality of the stuff in...

Yeah, definitely love the quality of the stuff in the kit. Kind of wish that the different size U-bolts were wrapped with a wrap of packing tape or something. That's something you don't really find...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-31-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,731
Posted By Xenolithic
Lift kit... so close

I'm on my third weekend worth of 2-4 hour stints working on the Wagoneer trying to install my BJ's 2" Lift Kit. So far so good. Front is fully installed and bolted up and looks pretty nice. The...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-09-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,370
Posted By Xenolithic
I'd be after either something like the factory...

I'd be after either something like the factory roll/light bar or the combo bar I saw a while back for sale on here, was probably a one-off. It was a rollbar with a 45 degree spare tire carrier a-la...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-03-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 264,014
Posted By Xenolithic
This weekend I went out to the garage and started...

This weekend I went out to the garage and started her up a couple times, let her run. It's idling at high rpms before settling down after a couple minutes and warming up. I've been slowly working...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-22-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Xenolithic
So it looks like when it was scuffed up and...

So it looks like when it was scuffed up and re-powdercoated the mounting tab on the left hand side was boogered up and re-welded to the frame. While the weld is nice, the mounting tab is off by less...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-16-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Xenolithic
Factory Brushguard Troubles

So I decided weeks ago to mount my factory brush guard. I dismounted my bumper, scuffed and painted the inside, did the same to the bumper mounting brackets, cleaned off as much of the built up...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-05-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 264,014
Posted By Xenolithic
This weekend after finally buying an angle...

This weekend after finally buying an angle grinder I went to work on removing the front bumper. The Torx at the bottom of the bumper is T40 by the way. I finally managed to get the nuts cut and...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-05-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 889
Posted By Xenolithic
Go to the York, PA Jeep show in two weeks. I...

Go to the York, PA Jeep show in two weeks. I usually come up fairly well at that show, and it's where I scored mine from Z&M Jeeps. They had a parts bin full of chrome reasonably priced and I...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 05-10-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,502
Views: 264,014
Posted By Xenolithic
This weekend I installed the muscle grille and...

This weekend I installed the muscle grille and got the bumper bolts soaked in PB Blaster for removal and the addition of my factory grille guard.

Before install...
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