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Rebuilding A Wrecked 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Part 10

Rebuilding A Wrecked 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Part 10
there you go there you go you got it now you don't what is up guys welcome back to the channel so today we're gonna continue working on our

2020

Jeep

gladiator

Rubicon

and as you seen in the previous video we finally got this sucker painted it looks absolutely amazing but it is far from perfect because they're stressed throughout the entire paint job and mainly in this area right here we do got a couple of rough patches that we're actually gonna try to save without having to
rebuilding a wrecked 2020 jeep gladiator rubicon part 10
repaint so the first thing that we want to do is actually bring some sandpaper out color send this entire area then break out the buffer and try to get it smooth alright guys so check this out we've got some good news and went through our steps of color sanding and we actually got this fender nice and flat looks really good and this was our worst panel so that means we can save everything else so before we break out the buffer I want to go ahead and actually sand this whole entire side and
then we'll break it out and start making some glass all right so you finally got this thing completely wet sanded it did take a good bit of time but we had to go through all the steps the 1500 the 2000 to 2500 and even the 3000 grit but as you can tell there we got the perfect finish we were able to get out all the orange peel and all the trash which is a good sign because we are going to be able to save this paint now all we got to do is throw some plastic wrap over that interior slap this
onto the buffer and start buffing and make this thing look almost OEM dang-son so that very first panel that we butchered there that quarter panel turned out absolutely amazing almost OEM finish other than the swirls art there which we will get rid of later right oh yeah that'll be the last step after we buff everything but it actually buffed out quick no nice to smooth them steps that we took definitely are paying off right now but what are you doing with the hinges aren't there another
oh I just want to go ahead and take them off because this buffer will buff through them if I'm not careful enough and I don't want compound to get stuck in them cuz then they'll be rasuu / hard to get out but right now what do you say just keep on buffing yeah let's just keep on buffing and then we'll probably move on to swirl mark remover later all right guys we just completely buffed this whole entire side it looks absolutely amazing we got one more last step to go and
that's actually swirl mark removed this whole entire side we got something right here that got crushed by the lift but there's still some good stuff in there and we got our finishing pad on the bumper nice soft pad so let's go ahead and actually swirl mark remove this whole entire side and that should be it guys check that out we finally got this thing soil Marc removed and it looks really good but it did get super late on us because this did take a long time to do but we're
gonna catch you guys tomorrow in the morning all right so it is the next state here and look at that looks absolutely amazing looks just like glass just like we've wanted it to but right now we're actually gonna pull this sucker outside give it a quick wash that way this residue doesn't dry on us and then it's gonna be the moment of truth we're gonna probably test the bed and that's just gonna tell us if we need a painting anymore dude all right so we quickly pull this
thing out into the sunlight just to make sure we got rid of all the swirls and all the scratches and look at that man it looks absolutely amazing I think it's time to do a wash and then throw on that bed bring your own in man she is looking good nice and shiny everything is crisp now let's slap on that bit over there just killing on the side see if it matches up big yep do it I think it's the good this is perfect right here let's maybe I'll pull in just a little bit just so
though oh yeah in this out yeah go we had three people last time this time we're to do it with two I think we can handle it looks like an ice-skating rink looks like a freshly glazed ice-skating rink right here dude oh that's perfect that's exactly what the rest of the

Jeep

looks like right that sound kind of looks a little shinier because we polished it right yeah the rest of the

Jeep

has this little little wear and tear from off-road use that somebody from Honolulu probably yeah
the sand scratching opinion anyways let's go ahead get that bed and slap it on there all right so before we can get this bed on we did run into a little issue when we were removing this bed muscle nut right here that's supposed to be tack welded on inside this rail broke off on us now we need to weld it back into place there's really no way to get up in here with the welder so we're thinking we're just gonna drill a hole right along that rail as you can tell there is a
couple of holes right there so I think we can live with another hole in it right oh yeah definitely so wait that's the only way we can actually put this sucker back with welding it because there's just no way underneath there exactly so yeah let's go ahead drill a hole in it get it welded on and throw this bed on hot potato doing is on fire careful I think he's hot melted my skin a little bit but have maintenance righty dates ready to go let's let's toss it on there
let's do it damn that's like it was a tough one right there it's pretty heavy but it was a lot easier putting it on than it was taking it oh yeah definitely a lot easier but do check that match out there is that not a perfect match or what dude though it's pretty dang close to me I think it's perfect honestly yeah there's a few scratches ooh that will probably try to buff out but other than that dude look our paint job is smoother than this one almost oh that ain't
good we may have to smooth it out it's no big deal I mean we have to buff it because there is some scratches right here so we'll probably just surface buff that out but hey it looks so much better than that one dude look that's what I was gonna say it looks way different with the bed on looks way better actually looks like a truck because without the bed dude we got used to that a little bit you said a flatbed style look but it was kind of getting a little funky on us oh yeah dude
rebuilding a wrecked 2020 jeep gladiator rubicon part 10
let's back it back it up in the light of look you don't see what it looks like in the sunlight all right let's get some of these sun rays on this thing all right that's good right there Dave we're good we don't got to paint no more there may be a slight variation because it's a fresh clear coat versus an old clear coat but definite there's no need to do any type of repainting but I just actually seen something over here I seen a little nick in our tailgate right
there oh dang I didn't even know that oh my goodness man that sucks so we are probably at the paint unless you don't wanna bet you run it you want to run it like the dirt max I mean the Duramax you know gives it a little bit more character in the bag I don't know we'll probably do that a little bit later maybe we'll pop it out with some like dent lists you know maybe accomplice business whatever there is a little crease though so if you do want to perfect you're probably
gonna have to paint it but other than that no this thing is starting to come together dude yeah it's looking real nice now it's time to pretty much secure that bed the bed is finally nice and secured right now we all had to line it in all that good stuff yeah I had to make sure it has the perfect gap on both sides and it's all 100% oh let's see if that tail line works cuz we did fix those wires that were kind of kind of like chewed off and ripped up so look I'm about to cut
it off see that so I remember it was this tell I didn't work go ahead and smash that oh yes sir it looks sick - how sick these things look I love how that red just goes all the way around like that like a halo or something a rear headlight taillight halo 2 halo halo there's really no need for aftermarket tell

Jeep

knocked it out with these man they look really good but right now what do you want to do we could either buff this bed or we can start putting together the doors or we can head
to the dealership they have a few

part

s for us tons of options I say we just go ahead and start putting together those doors oh my goodness but we got the majority of the door put together is sent for this handle this thing pops right off well that this handle is together it's just that little piece that actually goes right here we're missing and that's what holds everything in place but yeah so we need to purchase that actually once we go to the dealership but dang dude it
functioned proper functions properly the window goes up and down and we do have a little thing on the window though let me go ahead and roll it up yeah I need to turn it on put it on that power sir there's power I can control it from up there too did you know that oh man that's a deep one right there what do you want to do throw the buffer at it man I'll get that out with a buffer no problem but right now let's go ahead actually jump on this front door and see if we can get it
off down alright guys so we finally got both doors put back together as they look absolutely amazing except for a little miscellaneous pieces that we are missing like this little cover right here that actually holds that door candle in because as you can tell I can get pop that sucker off and call somebody right now it's a Bluetooth door handy bluetooth you can this so nobody can steal your car maybe you pop all your four door handles put them in your little purse and just go but we are
missing a beer or two we thought it was gonna come with our new door but it didn't so we're gonna have to put up order in on a few miscellaneous pieces but other than that what do you want to do go ahead reattach this antenna we gotta have some radio we got a jam while we do our very first test drive that's what we're about to do actually right where you are yes sir I'm gonna be sketch I'm kind of afraid of getting some Rock chips in this area they don't want that
we'll probably slap that a fender flare on just temporarily and then we're gonna get rid of those because we're not gonna use those yeah we need to throw on our windshield wipers as well because you never know might hit some mud and you'll blocked off the windshield exactly so let's go ahead and take care of these little things let's do it oh my goodness this thing is starting to look plain first off deep it looks pretty dang good but it's not gonna stay stuck for
too long random LED lights and everything are working nice right now we're actually gonna go ahead and pop on the hard top and I'm not sure if we'll make it for our test drive I'll saying I don't know if we'll make it for our test drive tonight cuz it's gonna be dark or maybe we will let's see what let's see what we can come up with a song that I was doing all right so we finally got the hardtop on and it looks amazing we finally got this thing to the
original

Rubicon

spec and this thing has come a long ways let's go to the damaged side why are we looking at the OEM side over here I know we didn't do nothing on that side man this looks original I gotta say this side probably looks better than that side oh yeah after that buff and polish and everything we're definitely gonna have to like polish out the whole entire

Jeep

dude just to get it shine and yeah yeah exactly we will give it a nice little complete detail but we did pop on
all the fender flares so we don't chip any paint let's walk over here I did notice one thing about the original paint and we thought we had a little discoloration on that side but look at this this right here is a plastic piece and this right here is a yeah you can definitely see it's like a little bit darker I'll know if the camera can catch us since the Sun is going down but we thought that ours was kind of off but that's just how it is around here check out what the bed
rebuilding a wrecked 2020 jeep gladiator rubicon part 10
over here - I did notice that the bed seems lighter than the quarter panel right does anyone get on camera yeah it definitely looks like that on camera I'm just guessing that's how like there the body panels curve and stuff like that we thought we had a little issue but that's exactly how the OEM side is as well exactly so no worries there but we are gonna pick up a few little things from the dealership like this glass you may have notice it's actually busted and also we're
not gonna do a test drive until we get our seat belts in so we're probably gonna catch you guys tomorrow in the morning all right so it is the next day we went ahead and drop the top that way we get better visibility because we are installing our seat belts these suckers got rebuilt by a safety restored they rebuild seat belts and airbag modules but we only reveal our seat belts because this

Jeep

should reset itself so let's go ahead and crack these suckers open throw them in and
hopefully go for our first test drive all right so check this out guys we finally got both of our seatbelts in got all the trim in over that seatbelt on that side over on this side we are missing that piece right there because this one is all bent out of shape which we're gonna go pick up a brand new one from the dealership right now right oh yeah and we went ahead and actually changed the clips out of this airbag so that should be good right there and we threw in the seed airbag as well
even though that's ripped we're just wanting that light to go off and our seat belts to actually function properly so hopefully we can go ahead and start this thing up and all the lights cut off and hit the road yes sir and before we actually start it up let's just go ahead throw on that hardtop over there that way we can just shoot straight from the dealership let's do it all righty boys we are ready to go but before we throwed we got to take all safety precautions we're
gonna check all the turn signals right yeah go ahead give me a little thumbs-up all right left right we check the back right quick I know our headlights work and tail light started working left turn signal yes sir right turn signal oh man I wish they did like a little orange halo that'd be pretty sweet but that doesn't matter let's hit the road here all right here it goes everything good there's an airbag light cut off or is the airbag light still on no it cut off nice to tear
back light it's off this thing is really silent and I don't even hear it running right now no it's nice and quiet oh I could do all right and we are off very first test drive when we drove it home from like a couple yeah they did not care they didn't get a couple feet but I mean there was no like serious actual frame damage there was just a tub damage so I don't think there's anything to do with alignment right nothing dude I'm about to see on this high-speed see how
this steering would and we're gonna sit we're sending it straight for the highway so we're heading to the dealership you do got to hit the highway and so far it's smoother I can smooth the manual gets a load getting used to you know it's a lot different from like I'm used to driving the Mustang get up to speed let's get ups famous see that zero to sixty 60 pretty quick about 6.2 seconds yeah by 6.0 seconds these 33 Center on this

Jeep

or they like 32 so I think you
like 32 well yeah actually uh we're not pretty dang quick but I can only imagine once we put like 37 on it and I can only go well it pulls up the hill since I'm thinking we're definitely gonna have to gear the axles right yeah we'll probably need a gear to what what do you think we should get him to on 37 song yeah for a date this comes stock with four tens I believe so we're gonna have to definitely gear it up and beer it down I forget which one you do we'll figure that
out later oh snap that's freaking cool dude I didn't know you could do that so you could turn it on for only like probably ten seconds oh yeah he runs for like ten seconds but that is awesome quality that is dude that is the highest qualities on any car that we own dude better than Lambo Ferrari Meadows limo Ferrari those are stranger Fareeda low as a whole do you think the Mustang little tiny screens higher quality in the Lamborghini but yeah we got a little bit more to go and we're
gonna probably catch you guys at the dealership alright so we just got our Mountain View here Ringgold Georgia and we got all the

part

s in the back of our truck and can you guess which one is ours you probably won't be able to tell but it's the only red one in the fleet over here but these are all

Rubicon

's here they all got their own different characters pretty nice set some of them got the base model headlights some of them got the

Rubicon

headlights my favorite but let's
walk over to ours and let's see if we can tell some differences between this one and this one over here as you can tell that bumper out there it's got some weird bolts in it because that is a full metal bumper heavy duty I wonder if that's stock right there that's probably just like the highest of the high model right there and also this front facing camera that is definitely sick I wonder if we can do that I snap it in just plug it in and see if it'll work I mean we got that
super high quality camera so I think that would be awesome just to have you know off-roading or in traffic you know let's walk to the back end of them they all have their little different characters in the back is will some of them got tonneau covers some of them don't all the way over there one of them gotta check out the bed line back right there kind of kind of like that doing here dude I love that actually dude that is nice and clean it doesn't have the little plug in the thing
right here and this is a

Rubicon

I wonder if this

Rubicon

has it right here definitely gotta have it no no no we don't we don't I don't know if we got the highest of the high because we don't I guess you get you back it out you spec your own

Rubicon

out but you definitely recommend having that plug-in in the back for anything especially if you're off-roading and also I noticed that we were the only ones that got a manual out here I looked at all of them all of them are
automatic I guess that's just preference you know we're trying to you know just stick to the manual we like manuals or whatnot yeah but I definitely love this color right here but that's pretty much it they're all different and we're just gonna make our is pretty dang different as well we're gonna do a lift kit and all that good stuff but as right now let's head back home alright so we are back from the dealership and we got our plastic trim pieces that cover up the
seatbelts right here and also we got some

2020

dodge conversion things that will be in the later video but right now we do have a service 4x4 light that I noticed while we were driving so I'm guessing we need to go test it out see if our 4x4 actually works because it could be a serious problem but for sure dude listen it's gonna be some simple yeah we haven't even through did we ever throw this thing for we Hannah all righty boys so we are asking better proving grounds here and we
got some mud dude dude it's muddy do your muddy but that's a perfect test right now I'm gonna go ahead and drop it in for low we're gonna do a little sin to cross this little creek over he's gonna lock in barbs no no I don't need a locker menace there's a

Rubicon

come on now he's eating that mud oh oh we are stuck no we're not a little bit of mud boggin oh there we go put on your lockers bend it in reverse pull sin you'd be better off in two-wheel drive
really that's crazy we got a little problem on range maybe a wall I won't just say won't lock for some reason it just says to shift actual shift to four-wheel drive low and I am in for low it's still blinking he says axle lock cancelled so put it in for high maybe Tom bought it find it like the fishing oh no they're a would we sure dude don't get mud all over your face but dude it's kind of embarrassing you know

Rubicon

it's only like two inches of mud and then
it got stuck it just won't block I think maybe we gotta check out these electronic or air lockers think they're electronic yeah they are electronic we've got definitely service that because we can't get stuck in this

Rubicon

in two inches of mud alright guys we are back from a little bit of mud bogging and man that sucks at their 4x4 isn't working but we're definitely gonna figure that out probably in the next video because we're gonna need that because this thing is
gonna get built and we're gonna be crawling this thing off roading this thing and everything in between but that is gonna be a wrap for today's video I hope you guys enjoyed and make sure your post notifications are on so you don't miss out on anything and also if you want to inside scoop before YouTube definitely give us a follow on Instagram if you want to copy one of these brand new goon squad t-shirts get in squad in the American flag and it says dang-son right there these are
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