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This past weekend we took a little trip to Cody, Wyoming from Missoula, Montana to have some modification done to the XK. We left right after the kids finished soccer practice on Friday and drove through the night (about 8 hours) and found a nice little hotel to get some sleep.

On arrival, we called GetLost4x4 and a company representative came out and picked up our vehicle from us and even gave us a loaner for the next day (talk about customer service)!

The next morning, we stayed in contact with GetLost4x4 and found that there were some issues with our installation that would prevent all of our modifications from being installed. GetLost4x4 discovered that the rock-rail mounting system was a bit off for our XK, so they insisted on making the necessary adjustments and then ship the rails to our doorstep. Our winch had been backordered for a month and so hadn't yet arrived, but I was fully briefed on the installation procedure from the head GetLost4x4 tech. Also, there was something not quite the same with our XK, so the Overland bumper would have to be slightly modified - thankfully, the company did it on the spot at no cost to us!

While in Cody, we visited the Buffalo Bill museum and took in the sights which included some art work that was going to be auctioned off soon and some deer wandering the streets. I tried to pet one, but he was a bit shy.

After our XK was finished we linked back up at nearby park and took a quick trip to the GetLost4x4 Headquarters where the owner of the company explained all of the details about the installation and what we needed to do when our rails, skid plate, and winch arrived at home. We would have liked to have stuck around and discovered more about the "Land of Awesome" - and some of the great off-road trails - but our schedule was packed tight and we needed to get the kids home for soccer games. We did however manage to find a few geocaches in the area and still make it home on time. Here are a couple of the pics I took when we got home. Sorry for the poor quality, it was dark and I was tired.









Once I get all of my goodies installed, I'll be sure to throw some pics up again!

My thanks to all of the GetLost4x4 staff for making the trip fun and productive. Their professionalism and courtesy was great.
 

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Looks great Polar! What are your plans to paint/coat your bumper?

I am having mine painted the metalic silver to match the Jeep. Suppose to have it finished out of paint tonight and hopefully installed w/ winch come Thursday.
 

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That looks like my bumper :)
 

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I'm still rolling around in my head between a bed-liner type black or to paint match. I think it'd look good paint matched. Where are you getting yours done?
 

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I am taking mine to a local powdercoat store for a perfect match if they can do it.
 

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How much is that costing? I think I'll probably try to do it myself - in which case I'll probably go with the black bed-liner.
 

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I am taking mine to a local powdercoat store for a perfect match if they can do it.

Yeah, i wanted to do that too, but the closest place that offers it is in Phoenix.


Rhino SolarMax™ is the next generation of sprayed-on lining. A unique, new aliphatic formulation, SolarMax™ combines toughness with maximum color stability. With its long-lasting color and UV protection, Rhino SolarMax can keep surfaces looking great much longer than most bed liners. In addition to many vehicle and equipment applications, SolarMax can be used to replace paint applications, reducing the need for frequent re-painting and labor costs.

http://www.rhinolinings.com/products/solarmax


All I can get in ABQ is Tuffgrip.
 

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It grows on you.
 

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it'll look much better when the winch is on there. it takes up all that dead space.

once again. sorry about the winch its going on 5 weeks on back order now. the olympics probably shut down the winch plant as well.

you skid plate should be here this week as well.
 

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i'm talking with warn to see if i can set up a wholesale acct.

i talked with t-max again. they still have not found their containers. it sucks i ordered this stuff weeks ago
 

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Hey, you don't see me complaining, I'm happy with what I have and am patient and comfortable with what I have coming. I know I can put the rest on myself, I just couldn't do the bumper - and I sure as heck didn't want to be driving down to Wyoming in the winter.
 

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This would be great, I would like a deal better than Phunkeydude got :)
Its no secret, I picked up the Warn PowerPlant for $1250 shipped from a Wisconsin based company. I found it via eBay.

But if you do get it cheaper via Ross, then that means you will just have extra cash to buy more of his items! :D
 

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i know. i really appreciate you! its taking awhile to get the bugs worked out. the bumper is worked out. i just want solid quality parts. i want to give good customer service.

its funny how i'm waiting on someone else now.

Hey, you don't see me complaining, I'm happy with what I have and am patient and comfortable with what I have coming. I know I can put the rest on myself, I just couldn't do the bumper - and I sure as heck didn't want to be driving down to Wyoming in the winter.
 

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Its no secret, I picked up the Warn PowerPlant for $1250 shipped from a Wisconsin based company. I found it via eBay.

But if you do get it cheaper via Ross, then that means you will just have extra cash to buy more of his items! :D
That's what I was saying! I am totally happy with my GetLost4x4 experience and it only gets better:) :bowdown:
 

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Went with black rubberized paint for the front for the time being, just to make it NOT primer! =) It needs some more coats, but its better. I would have liked to have done the powdercoating to paint match, but its not in the budget right now - maybe later!

 

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PolarBZ that looks great! I started painting my bumper with Duplicolor truck bed linner. I figured 4 cans would have been enough, but was 2 cans short. Went back to the store and the product has been recalled because of faulty nozzels.......just my luck.........good thing I have pink spray paint:)
 
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