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  1. Thread: Hard Top Winch

    by Papa
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    Jeep owners have hard top hoist systems down to a...

    Jeep owners have hard top hoist systems down to a science.

    https://www.quadratec.com/categories/jeep_hardtops/hardtop_hoists?ka=hardtop%20hoists
  2. Okay - Using elbow grease and Never-Dull, I think...

    Okay - Using elbow grease and Never-Dull, I think the results are promising.

    Before:

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=102224&d=1550353498


    After:
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  3. Thoughts on Polishing the Spinner Knock-Offs?

    I'm considering polishing the spinners that came with the FFR Halibrand wheels. Any good reason not to? I may even clear powder coat them after they are polished.
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    Those sort of remind me of a long-forgotten part...

    Those sort of remind me of a long-forgotten part of my childhood.

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=102208&d=1550282038
  5. The wedge I ordered from Breeze arrived and I...

    The wedge I ordered from Breeze arrived and I installed it. It gets the pipe off the car, but leaves some more adjustments for Jeff K. to work on when he gets the car. At least now I won't burn a...
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    Purely cosmetic in my opinion. I didn't want to...

    Purely cosmetic in my opinion. I didn't want to see red, unfinished fiberglass from the underside of a blue car.
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    I used Herculiner roll-on bed liner. ...

    I used Herculiner roll-on bed liner.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002TDUW4/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    Others have used a similar product from Duplicolor.
    ...
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    From your post, I wasn't sure if you were just...

    From your post, I wasn't sure if you were just looking for a deal on a set someone wasn't using or if you simply couldn't find them. Here is the FFR catalog link:
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    I got an e-mail from Dave C. at FFR and he...

    I got an e-mail from Dave C. at FFR and he personally made a new set for me and they are on the way. Another example of FFR's great customer support.
  10. Thread: Forum issue.

    by Papa
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    You can also click on the Activity Stream link to...

    You can also click on the Activity Stream link to see what has recently been posted in any thread.
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    I plan to do the same.

    I plan to do the same.
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    Boulder and a Cobra seem kind of like like oil &...

    Boulder and a Cobra seem kind of like like oil & water, unless you are doing an all electric or pedal powered version. :p Welcome to Colorado and to the FFR family. I have a free body buck...
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    +1 for a chassis dolly!

    +1 for a chassis dolly!
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    Again, I don't believe Wilwoods are a necessity,...

    Again, I don't believe Wilwoods are a necessity, but good breaking is. This reminds me of the recent AT&T Wireless commercial where the mechanic says, "If the brakes don't stop it, something will."
  15. Thread: Little Victories

    by Papa
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    Congratulations! There ain't nothin sweeter than...

    Congratulations! There ain't nothin sweeter than stacks in a Cobra! Can't wait for that first start video.

    Dave
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    Thanks, Carl. I appreciate that. I sent an...

    Thanks, Carl. I appreciate that. I sent an e-mail to FFR with a picture and asked that they send a replacement to match the one that has the long side of the diamonds running top to bottom. I...
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    What's wrong with this picture?

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=101983&d=1549831624
  18. Today I decided to see what the car would look...

    Today I decided to see what the car would look like with the knock-offs on for the first time. After reading several hints and tips over the last two years and wanting to avoid the two most common...
  19. I'm not discouraged at all. The wedge I ordered...

    I'm not discouraged at all. The wedge I ordered is the 1/4" thick (1" adjustment). I need to get the pipe away from the body now, so no big deal if it changes after you properly fit the body. I'm...
  20. The second task I tackled today was to install...

    The second task I tackled today was to install the Gas-N pipes.

    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=101943&d=1549757531

    I was originally planning to wait until after...
  21. It's been a couple of weeks since I've had a...

    It's been a couple of weeks since I've had a chance to do any work on the car, but I made it into the shop today. First task was to work on the hood fitment as it was sitting a bit high on the front...
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    Yep - Same overlap on mine. When you get ready...

    Yep - Same overlap on mine. When you get ready to put that side panel on, be careful drilling so that you don't gouge the powder coat on the round tube. I typically use one of these:
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  23. Thread: Driveshaft Loop

    by Papa
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    Chris, I suspect this would work exactly the...

    Chris,

    I suspect this would work exactly the same for the IRS cars, but give them a call. They were very responsive when I contacted them.

    Dave
  24. Thread: Driveshaft Loop

    by Papa
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    None. They decided to put out a request for...

    None. They decided to put out a request for proposal for a maintenance contract and are now paying about $120 for the contractor to do it for them.
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    Poll: Is this some kind of secret painter code? Can...

    Is this some kind of secret painter code? Can you share what "JAC" is for us not in the club? :confused:

    My guess would be "just another color".
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