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#245 of 277 Re: Jeep Wrangler Owners: *Wave* & Meet [tsjay]
Jun 28, 2008 (7:27 pm)
Location: Twin Cities, MN
Family: Not married. For now I'm happy to have parents rather than be one.
Jeep: 1998 TJ SE. Doesn't have a name yet. I wanted to wait to get to know him/her better first. My first and favorite car (which is sadly no longer with us) was a male, so this one might end up male too. The Jeep has 29 inch mud tires, diamond plate rocker panels, and a small lift kit. I am hoping to get more exterior armor, bushwacker fenders, neoprene seat covers and rhino line the interior.
Anybody from the Twin Cities or New Orleans?
#246 of 277 Re: Jeep Wrangler Owners: *Wave* & Meet [propagator4]
Jun 29, 2008 (8:27 pm)
Dont do the rhino lineing I did the herculiiner in my jeep and a friend did the rhino in his mine looks much much better> My friend is wishin that he didnt get the rhino lineing in his now that I did mine with the herculiner. Upgradeing my tires to 31 10.50 this week and a 2 inch body lift
#247 of 277 Re: Jeep Wrangler Owners: *Wave* & Meet [gungfu524]
Jun 30, 2008 (6:05 pm)
Thanks for the advice. How do they look different? And what's the difference in performance, and the difference in feel? I've been told I can get Rhino liner put on really thick, so it almost feels like there's a thin layer of padding on it.
Also, is there a cost difference?
#248 of 277 Re: Jeep Wrangler Owners: *Wave* & Meet [propagator4]
Jul 01, 2008 (4:11 am)
If you want to line your Jeep, be sure to consider sun fade. Herculiner is known for fading unless you apply a protectant. I'm not sure if it has to be done every so often, but it IS something to consider.
If you REALLY want to do this, I'd go with Line-X. That stuff they put in pickup beds. VERY tough, meant to be exposed to the elements, and should last longer. You will pay more, but you will also get a warranty if you have any issues. Not likely if you roll/spray on Herculiner. Rhino lining, if professionally applied, should have a warranty as well.
Jul 01, 2008 (12:26 pm)
I like the texture of the herculiner better its not as thick so it dont add=
weight.=A0 As far as performance i beat the living crap outta mine and it =
holds up just fine.=A0 The problem I have found with the rhino lineing is t=
hat its about 1/4 of an inch thick and adds about 50 to 100lbs to your jeep=
and these days weight equals poor gas mileage.=A0 As far as the rhino line=
ing being like a padding its not its very hard so is the herculiner but its=
thinner and just as durable and more versatile as to where you can put it.=
=A0 I didnt just put it on the floor i wrapped it around the entry and made=
my own entry guard and put it on the roll bars and on the lip where the re=
ar window channel is so to prevent the paint from comming off from people c=
limbing in and out of the back seat.=A0 Some of my friends like to climb in=
the back by putting their foot on the top of the tire then steppin in beca=
use they find gettin in around the seats to be a bit of a pain. As far as
the cost difference its a big diference the local dealer around here wante=
d $600 to spray just the floors in my jeep it was gonna cost around 1200 fo=
r them to do what i wanted to be done and they wanted me to take out all bu=
t the drivers seat.=A0 The herculiner only costs 89.00 for the kit and prob=
ally around 10 bucks for tape to mask off the areas you dont want it on and=
probally around 10 to 20 bucks for the thinner you need if it thickens or =
you get it somewhere you dont want it and it takes about a weekend to do th=
e floor and the roll cage and plenty left over for whatever elese you can t=
hink to put it on the possibilites where you can put it are endless.=A0I am=
on a limited budget and I do all the work myself and maybe enlist a few of=
my friends every now and then.=A0 I do have one question for all you jeep =
addicts out there is it possible to put an after market shifter in a jeep T=
#250 of 277 Re: [gungfu524]
Jul 01, 2008 (12:51 pm)
Ouch, please work on the formatting.. that hurt!
Aftermarket shifter? As in knob? or entire lever?
Rhino should not be 1/4" thick. If they applied it that way, they did it WRONG. PERIOD.
If I do mine, I'll likely Line-X it, but I'd remove consoles, seats, etc to minimize what the place would have to do. They would basically have to prep and spray. If you herculine it yourself, I sure hope you prepped the metal right and then used xylene to clean it all off. If not, you will be reapplying it VERY soon.
Oct 19, 2008 (12:25 pm)
I just joined this great site. I have a problem with my heater/air.cond. When the air is on and hot outside there seems to be quite a bit of hot air that blows thru the lower vent. Any feedback would be appreciated.....
Oct 27, 2008 (11:14 am)
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#253 of 277 lower hatch weatherstripping(hard top back window)
Oct 27, 2008 (3:39 pm)
I have looked and asked everyone and everywere( not the jeep dealers yet) and can't find what im looking for!! I need new weatherstripping for the bottom of my back window!! It just goes along the bottom of the window so when you close the little back door the top window goes down so the rain doesn't get in.. I have a 2004 jeep wrangler tJ.. does anyone know were i can get this strip for my back window? It's not the the round rubber that goes in the window .. It's the thick piece that goes on the bottom of the window.. if you have any idea were i can purchase this it would be great!! Thanks.
Nov 08, 2008 (7:31 am)
I have a 1995 wrangler and drivers side directional and emergency flasher stopped working. Night running lights still work. I replaced the 2 way bulb, same problem. Passenger side works fine...any thoughts?