The Before and After Thread

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The Before and After Thread

Post by radare » Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:06 am

I had an idea, last night, for a before and after thread and thought we needed one. The idea is simple: As you work on your different things on your XJ, take a before photo and then when done, take an after photo. Share those photos and a story of what you did.

As an example, take my Cobra Exhaust:

Reconditioned the Cobra mufflers I bought on eBay. Used steel wool on the chrome and Scotchbrite pads on the body. They cleaned up really well!

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Re: The Before and After Thread

Post by cake » Sat Sep 05, 2015 2:57 am

Did some polishing a few weeks ago. The paint on the plastic parts were very faded. Used a drill with a pad adapter, some pads and polishing compound. For more pictures, see my project thread.

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Re: The Before and After Thread

Post by webman94 » Sat Jul 02, 2016 11:50 pm

Great job, guys! The transformations in both cases are pretty impressive. If I ever finish one of my projects, I'll have to post before and after photos! :)

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Re: The Before and After Thread

Post by Maddy » Tue Jul 12, 2016 12:05 am

I put reflective rim tape on to make the bike more visible,

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They were a little bit of a pain as the applicator tool didn't fit the rim edge so had to do it by hand and eye!

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Re: The Before and After Thread

Post by Peregrine » Tue Sep 06, 2016 11:36 pm

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Just waiting on the new jets then I can button them up and see if I can get it fired up.

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