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painted X brace

Discussion in 'X-Runners' started by Detective_Dan, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Feb 3, 2013 at 1:44 PM
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    Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    i got bored and have the mod bug so i decided to paint it the same color as my urd traction bar









    stock

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    primer after sanding

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    drying after 3 coats primer, 3 coats paint, 3 coats of clear. and yes that shits drying in my guest bathroom lol. too cold outside

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    fully cured 24hrs later

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    installed

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  2. Feb 3, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    More pics, from about 15 - 20 ft away? Looks nice
     
  3. Feb 3, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    Steves104x4

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  4. Feb 3, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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    Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    forgot this one lol


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  5. Feb 3, 2013 at 2:17 PM
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    Pugga

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    I like it, subtle but a nice touch :thumbsup:
     
  6. Feb 3, 2013 at 4:11 PM
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    cmoulton13

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    nice! I almost opted to get the xrunner... they look like so much fun to drive
     
  7. Feb 3, 2013 at 4:16 PM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    I'm a novice at X-Runners, so that is where the "x" comes from and this is the only way to get a five lugger with the 4.0?
    I don't see the traction bars, can you ciccle or point a arrow at them.
    BTW, I sort of like it, looks good.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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    Detective_Dan

    Detective_Dan [OP] Bam-Ba-Lam

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    yes this is where the x comes from. braces the frame and makes it much stiffer for cornering.

    the tractin bar runs parallel to my driveshaft in the following picture. kinda hard to see in the light but its there lol

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    ***edit***

    heres a better picture. from the rear of the truck looking forward. rear diff is in the top left of the pic

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  9. Feb 10, 2013 at 5:36 PM
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    Looks real good.
     
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