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Old 04-05-2013, 06:51 PM   #30441
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Hmmmm....mine mounts here...and fits great
I didn't trust that thin lip. There's a lot of pressure in those struts.


Edit: Yup... PDF says to mount it on the solid lower surface.

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Old 04-05-2013, 07:01 PM   #30442
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Looks good so far! I might do this with my chrome bumper
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Wow. Looks really good. If you dont mind me asking, where did you buy your paint from? Thinking about doing this in the future. Thanks my braddah.
Thanks! I am pretty impressed with this paint. Once it gets close to empty, you're better off switching cans. Don't want it to sputter during a final coat. Also don't start and stop over the piece. Long sweeping strokes to avoid splatter/spots.
I sent you a PM SR5808.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:02 PM   #30443
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:08 PM   #30444
I'd rather be skiing...
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New 285/70/17 Toyo open country at 2's today & 17x9 Fuel kranks last week.



Nice!! Finally got some, lucky!
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:37 PM   #30445
...and we're back!
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Did my 30k tune-up today:

- Cleaned the AFE intake
- New spark plugs
- Oil Change/Filter
- Rotated the tires, re-torqued everything
- Cleaned the brake pads/rotors
- Cleaned the sh*t out of intake tube, MAF, throttle body
- Greased all zerk fittings
- Cleaned the cabin filter
- Measured out my mid-skid to be built tomorrow

My spark plugs definitely needed replacing, and the whole intake/throttle body was long overdue for a cleaning. Judging by the condition of the plugs, and the deposits in my throttle body, my engine is running a little too rich (combination of my lead foot, CAI, and 3" cat-back???). I might talk to Gadget about a MAF calibrator to remedy it.

Tomorrow I'm gonna finish making my second skid (transmission skid) and help Chickenmunga with his FamousFab shackle flip. Should be another productive day
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:41 PM   #30447
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Dropped her off at a shop to have the new high clearance rear bumper with swing away and skids installed/finish being fabbed up. Hope to have her back tomorrow night. So excited.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:46 PM   #30448
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repainted my sliders with bedliner today. No more slipping when its muddy.



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Old 04-05-2013, 08:48 PM   #30449
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No more "sliding" either though...
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:48 PM   #30450
Well, let's play chess.
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I would've used more than a layer of TPS Report cover sheets. Overspray is a bitch.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:56 PM   #30451
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No more "sliding" either though...
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I would've used more than a layer of TPS Report cover sheets. Overspray is a bitch.

They were PC originally, I just sprayed the tops of them to rough them up a bit. Didn't have to worry about overspray too much, and the bottoms are still only PC'd, so I think I'm good. Plus, it is only one coat, rocks don't really care what you spray your sliders with when the weight of the truck is on them.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:02 PM   #30452
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I think Doording is referring more to the paper protection on your truck. I also would have put more paper up higher.
Looks great tho. I would also prefer bedliner to powder coat
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:07 PM   #30453
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I think Doording is referring more to the paper protection on your truck. I also would have put more paper up higher.
Looks great tho. I would also prefer bedliner to powder coat
I know what he meant. Since I was only spraying where I step I didn't have to worry about the over spray getting any higher then that. Yeah PC'ing them was nice for a good base coat, but I kept slipping on the fuggers, so bedliner it was. Probably put on a second coat tomorrow.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:12 PM   #30454
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Yeah, I would have done the same if I was only spraying straight down.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:16 PM   #30455
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:50 PM   #30456
Well, let's play chess.
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I know what he meant. Since I was only spraying where I step I didn't have to worry about the over spray getting any higher then that. Yeah PC'ing them was nice for a good base coat, but I kept slipping on the fuggers, so bedliner it was. Probably put on a second coat tomorrow.
I wouldn't worry much. At that angle, any overspray that did make it on the paint would probably wash off anyway.

Now that it's warming up, I'll bedliner mine again. I like using the extra cheezy plastic drop cloths that only cost a dollar or two. They're easy to drape over most of the truck and remove any overspray issues. That'll be a lot easier than unbolting them.

I've got some 3M grip tape to put on the top where I put a heel on them getting in and out. I started scratching through the bedliner when rocks would lodge in my boot soles, and I think that tape will hold up better.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:06 PM   #30457
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I wouldn't worry much. At that angle, any overspray that did make it on the paint would probably wash off anyway.

Now that it's warming up, I'll bedliner mine again. I like using the extra cheezy plastic drop cloths that only cost a dollar or two. They're easy to drape over most of the truck and remove any overspray issues. That'll be a lot easier than unbolting them.

I've got some 3M grip tape to put on the top where I put a heel on them getting in and out. I started scratching through the bedliner when rocks would lodge in my boot soles, and I think that tape will hold up better.
I'm not worried, that's why i didn't cover her up too much. Def not able to unbolt them to paint em.... damn solder joints.

I tried out the grip tape as well, and found that it doesn't really hold up much better. For me, it just ended up ripping and tearing and turning into a bigger mess. If the bedliner doesn't work out for me I'm going to end up spraying some old school rubber/oil undercarriage shat on em. Tar on steroids.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:13 PM   #30458
Well, let's play chess.
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I may just go with "Chicks Dig Rust" and not worry about it.
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