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Old 03-09-2017
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You're welcome, glad you got the bolts out.
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well I followed Kriss's lead and installed some rock lights. I went with the cheaper version of the strips which were a whopping $5 for a set!

I did seal the edges of the strips with clear silicone. Figured this would help with moisture and dust getting in.

Overall, installation was straight forward. Ran the wires along the driver side frame. One light mounted just forward of the rear axle between the evap canister and tank.

2nd strip is mounted just in front of my sway bar. Ran speaker wire, inline fuse, and a simple 2 prong toggle switch.

Im happy with it!

rock lights by Jason Montes, on Flickr

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I got the same lights, just need to install.

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For the cost, Im pretty happy with the light throw! Now lets just hope they last one full season!
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well I followed Kriss's lead and installed some rock lights. I went with the cheaper version of the strips which were a whopping $5 for a set!

I did seal the edges of the strips with clear silicone. Figured this would help with moisture and dust getting in.

Overall, installation was straight forward. Ran the wires along the driver side frame. One light mounted just forward of the rear axle between the evap canister and tank.

2nd strip is mounted just in front of my sway bar. Ran speaker wire, inline fuse, and a simple toggle 2 prong toggle switch.

Im happy with it!
looking good!
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Decided to install some vents into the hood this weekend. I saw all the bbq grates and other ideas but really liked this one.

These are boat deck lids. They can be opened or closed. They even came with a nice little gasket to go underneath. I also used some silicone on the bolt holes and around the seal.

I was going to do them in a row but didnt want to cut up the cross brace under the hood. So I opted for one off to the side by the air filter. Should drain the heat just the same as over the header.

jeep hood by Jason Montes, on Flickr

jeep hood 2 by Jason Montes, on Flickr


I think It came out all right!
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any pics of them open?
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any pics of them open?
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Here are some open shots.

open by Jason Montes, on Flickr

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interesting idea - i like that you can close them off... are you considering a snorkel?
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