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Chrome Spare Tire Cover

I just received my new chrome spare tire cover. I had to order an oversized one to fit my larger tire. It came with a white disc. I also am waiting on a couple of spray cans of Jeep Green Metalic paint to match my Commander. I put the black vinyl cover over the white disc until I get the paint to match the Jeep. The last picture shows the vinyl cover only.







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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.

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You wanted the tire carrier made so that it wouldn't block the rear view camera but now your gas can blocks it.

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I am thinking about painting the center disc to match and reducing this graphic file and putting it on the cover.


2007 Jeep Green Limited 4.7 Flex Fuel, RR 2.5" 4 inch Superlift coils on rear, 1.5" Spacers, Bridgestone 265/70/17, K&N CAI, Flowmaster, Diamond Plate Locking Trunk, Blue Ox Baseplate w/D-rings, "Get Lost 4X4" Front Bumper, T-Max 9000 winch, "Get Lost rear tire carrier, 30 gal second gas tank.
Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.

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The gas can does not block it.


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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.

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That graphic would be cool. While your painting, do you think you'll paint the gas can or leave it OD?
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I think I will leave the gas can OD green. If I paint it to match I might get into trouble with it not being Red. I think that the police would let OD green slide, but I almost got a ticket in Illinois because they require all gas cans to be red.

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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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Yeah IL cops stink.

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Looks good, make sure you update your garage too.



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Illinois fire code requires gas cans be red.
The real discussion is...Since when do Illinois police get involved with fire code enforcement?

There is no reference to fuel containers in the Illinois Motor Vehicle Code Book relating to privately operated motor vehicles.
One more shining example of this(my) states law enforcment people, creating situations that cause the population to lose respect for law enforcement personnel.

Then, they complain of not getting much repect.

Pompous Jerks!
Just in case one thinks I'm whining sour grapes, in 43 years of driving I have remained free of tickets or stops.
These are observations of mine and stories others have told.

Just venting, three of my best buds are cops.
They get more annoyed than I do with this type of story.

Rob

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Sorry,

Your Jeep looks great Huey!

Lost sight of the subject there.

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