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new arches are coming on well, off side is finished now, very happy with the quality of the new arches and liners.7488731_OSFarchfinishedB.jpg.55d9d121cd47cb823d87c8ab31320100.jpg

arches WIP B.jpg

NSF arch before.jpg

Snorkel back on, NS next.jpg

NS finished.jpg

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PDB

I think thats my new favourite look jeep Frosty. Thanks for sharing👌

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frosty

thanks, i love the half doors, they are great with the roof off

new doors A.jpg

new doors B.jpg

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PDB

Fantastic - I agree about the doors. Is that a bimini top? Does the windscreen fold down with the snorkel?

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frosty

it is a Bestop Trek top NX, i bought it about 12 years ago, with a deck cover and wind jammer from a Bikini top kit. the side and back windows zip out, it leaks less than the hard top.  i dont fold the windscreen down,  as i have a front roll cage, ( see pictures) and it is toooo much hassle to fold down the screen.  

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Ctek socket A.jpg

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frosty

i put the AEV wheels and Mickey Thompson Baja Claws back on today, as i may be going playing soon, not sure which look best, what do you think ?

AEV wheels MT baja Claws A.jpg

AEV wheels MT baja Claws B.jpg

AEV wheels MT baja Claws C.jpg

new doors A.jpg

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PDB

Pintlers. Nod to evocative Jeep military star. 👍

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frosty

mine are the earlier AEV Bridger's, they had a perfect backspace, so no spacers, they are getting tatty now, i have had them welded a couple of times, as they are 16", so stones get trapped between the wheel and the calipers and crack the wheel inner surface, if anyone has any i would like to buy them, especially odd wheels.

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neal
4 hours ago, frosty said:

mine are the earlier AEV Bridger's

Apart from size they look identical to the Pintler 🤔

I assume the odd cracking was the reason they changed size and name.

 

Still looking good though.

 

Mine are 17” Pintlers and they look identical 

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frosty

Hi Neal, mine broke when stones got caught between the wheel inner rim, and the brake calipers, the weak point as they get dragged in is the wheel, so it just punches a hole in it,  it is surprising how thin the metal is at that point,  16 " wheels run very close to the brake calipers, that is why i use steel wheels and simex extreem treckers for extreem off road, and any serious event stuff, a steel wheel wont break, it will bend, so you can beet it back into shape and put the tire back on to continue. 

As my wheels and tires get worn out and damaged, i am replacing them with 17" wheels, which are more commonly available now, when i bought my  red Jk in 2007 ( was silver then), 16" wheels were most commonly available for JK's, this progressively moved on to 17".

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