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Jackal01
08-14-2014, 02:04 PM
I guess I will start one of these thingys. I joined the forum owning my first Jeep, a 2012 WK2 4x4 Laredo. I pretty much put every mod on it that was made “for it” (2.5” spacer lift, exhaust, bumper-winch mount, tire carrier, wheels and tires, tuner). I owned it for about 16 months. At about a year into it I discovered WAL and the videos. It took a lot of patience to not sell the WK2 right then but I thought that I wouldn't ever want to build a rig like the ones in the videos. Fast forward to a few months ago and a co-worker said they were interested in my WK2. The plan fell through but the itch to buy a JKU was still going strong. Found a 2011 (I wanted the new interior but couldn't find a JKU with the 3.6L that was in my price range) JKUS with 40K miles. Ran well. Interior in good shape. Just the top had a lot of wear and two dents from when the previous owners didn't attach the door retaining straps and swung hard enough to dent the cowl. I had enough saved up to do my first phase of 3. My goal was to get it lifted and put some “35s” under it. As others have seen in a few threads I went with the following stuff for my first phase. I normally name my vehicles female but I couldn't come up with a good one so I went with R2 (R2-D2) since I wanted to throw in a little blue. The wife and I go to CO every year and we go to hit up all the trails in San Juans. Hopefully next year we can hit Moab.

Bold means completed.

Phase 1 (mid 2014)
1.5" Spidertrax spacers
TF 2.5” BB
C Gussetts
Cut fenders and install 1" amber marker lights as per the write up.
Bestop Under seat lock box
AEV Procal
Rugged Ridge Mats
Truck Lites
JW Speaker fog lights
Dead pedal
Highrock Tire carrier
Northridge LED Dome lights
Procomp shocks


Phase 2 (early 2014)
PSC front and rear bumpers
Quadratec 9000 synthetic winch
KC HID offroad lights
Currie front LCA
Rigid backup lights
Tuffy security enclosure

Phase 3 (2015/2016)
EVO Tranny and Connection skid
EVO Quarter Pounder
Gen Right Hood latches
Tuffy Hood lock
ARB Twin plus MORE mount
EVO Antenna Mount
Firestik 2
Enforcer with King 2.0s
Synergy Tie Rod
Synergy DLF
Synergy Ball Joints
Reid Knuckles (replaced due to my boring the DLF hole too large)
PSC tire carrier (sold)
Crawler Conceptz tire carrier
ATX Chamber Pro 2
ZEON 10S
CB radio PC687
Evo oilpan skid
Evo decals
Evo Sliders/skins
Nutsert tool
Pioneer Nav
Kicker sound bar speakers
Alpine front 4 speaker


Phase 4 (2017)
PR44 front, ARB, 5.13, prosteers
Rear gearing 5.13
Ten Factory Chormoly axles
37" Cooper Discoverer SST or Nitto Trail/Mud Grap
PSC Hydro steering


Thanks for all the input from those that have seen my others threads and posts! :yup:

At the dealership:
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0038_zpsamq3mfll.jpg

A few days later picked up our 3 month-old GSD puppy, Zero, from the breeder. (This pic was before I put him in his harness and seat belt-strap) Always wanted a GSD. :rock:
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0106_zps6rz9us4q.jpg

Christmas in July!
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0110_zpsthp3n2or.jpg
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http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0105_zpssc1rf5dx.jpg

As he sits today. Had tint put on this past weekend.
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0165_zps2vojyzjh.jpg
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Jackal01
08-16-2014, 04:13 PM
My first of two Badges of Honor came in. Granted the trail was done with the Grand Cherokee I had. Not sure what to do with it now! Waiting for Ophir Pass to come in.

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Jackal01
08-17-2014, 11:56 PM
Noticed the passenger side Truck Lite is loose compared to the driver side. Both are tightened all the way. I haven't noticed it being a problem but wondering if anyone else has this "issue". It isn't getting anymore loose...just in general it is not as secured as the other.

Jackal01
08-18-2014, 11:42 PM
Second/last one came in.

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Nobody else with the Truck Lite "problem" I assume?

darkknight1999
08-19-2014, 02:58 AM
Looking good :thumb:

olram30
08-19-2014, 03:04 AM
Noticed the passenger side Truck Lite is loose compared to the driver side. Both are tightened all the way. I haven't noticed it being a problem but wondering if anyone else has this "issue". It isn't getting anymore loose...just in general it is not as secured as the other.

jeep looks good.
the loose light is actually the jeep and not the light. some electrical tape to snug it up is an easy fix.

Jackal01
08-19-2014, 02:30 PM
Thanks, fellas. :thumb:

I think I am going to leave the headlight as-is. It isn't rattling or directly bothering me. Thanks for the tip, though. If I feel the need to "fix it" I will just do that.

Jackal01
08-29-2014, 04:58 PM
Bought the JW Speaker Fog Lights SmokinV10 was selling. Installed them as soon as I got home last night. 977779777697775

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MR.Ty
08-29-2014, 05:18 PM
Bought the JW Speaker Fog Lights SmokinV10 was selling. Installed them as soon as I got home last night. 977779777697775

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Looks like you have all the light you'll even neeed. :thumbup:

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Greg__Berger
08-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Bought the JW Speaker Fog Lights SmokinV10 was selling. Installed them as soon as I got home last night. 977779777697775

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What did you do with your Truck Lites? :)

Jackal01
08-29-2014, 06:02 PM
Still have them.

I installed Speaker FOG lights not headlights. :)

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Greg__Berger
08-29-2014, 06:13 PM
Still have them.

I installed Speaker FOG lights not headlights. :)

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Oh, ha ha that was an oversight on my part :D

Jackal01
08-29-2014, 06:25 PM
They are outstanding though. Too bright for non-inclement weather diving, IMO. Even aimed correctly they throw a lot of light really close so he eyes want to focus closer in than further out.

grnt87
09-01-2014, 02:53 AM
Nice looking Jeep! SO do you plan on taking the "R2" theme to the body? That theme has potential to be really unique. Look forward to seeing the progress as you go along.

DA RUNT
09-01-2014, 03:05 AM
Jeep is looking great, big difference form the stealership pic

Jackal01
09-02-2014, 01:38 AM
Nice looking Jeep! SO do you plan on taking the "R2" theme to the body? That theme has potential to be really unique. Look forward to seeing the progress as you go along.

I do. Nothing like a design on the body or hood of an R2 unit but more just blue accents throughout. Ie: shackles, grab handles, etc. I don't want it to be tacky so I'll just see how it goes.

And thanks.

Jackal01
09-02-2014, 01:46 AM
Jeep is looking great, big difference form the stealership pic

Thanks. Amazing what just a budget boost, fender trim and some 35s can make. I think I am going to take advantage of Ranchos promotion on shocks and buy some 9000s. I was gonna go Bilsteins but they both seem pretty similar. Anyone have input on 5100s or 9000s?


Another question somewhat related: I'll be doing a 3" Enforcer, 37" tire kit, lift next year. With the 2.5" budget boost can the 3" RS9000s work or will the extra travel be detrimental? I wanted to put some new shocks on now to help with the ride and then use the same shocks with the Enforcer.

Jackal01
09-04-2014, 07:20 PM
I got tired of the stock shocks bottoming out on nearly every bump so I ordered some Rancho RS5000s today. They should hold me over until next year when I do the Enforcer. Sucks to spend money twice on shocks but with Ranchos promo right now I am spending less than $170 on some decent shocks that I can sell when I upgrade later on. :yup:

bkac
09-04-2014, 07:41 PM
Thanks. Amazing what just a budget boost, fender trim and some 35s can make. I think I am going to take advantage of Ranchos promotion on shocks and buy some 9000s. I was gonna go Bilsteins but they both seem pretty similar. Anyone have input on 5100s or 9000s?


Another question somewhat related: I'll be doing a 3" Enforcer, 37" tire kit, lift next year. With the 2.5" budget boost can the 3" RS9000s work or will the extra travel be detrimental? I wanted to put some new shocks on now to help with the ride and then use the same shocks with the Enforcer.

I have the 5100's and really like the ride but I hear the 9000's can be dialed in even better for your likings. I don't think you can go wrong with the 9000's for the price.

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Jackal01
09-04-2014, 07:58 PM
I have the 5100's and really like the ride but I hear the 9000's can be dialed in even better for your likings. I don't think you can go wrong with the 9000's for the price.

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I only bought cheap since in a year I will be going with the Enforcer 4" with King 2.5s. No sense in spending "a lot" of money twice on shocks. I considered the 9000s and 5100s but with this Jeep I decided I will not settle like I have with all my other vehicles and my previous Jeep. So if it takes me longer to save for what I want I would rather it be that than to settle on something I truly didn't want.

Jackal01
09-11-2014, 07:18 PM
Well I put on some Pro Comp ES9000s the other day. Ride hasn't really improved but at least going over bumps isn't so bad.

4WP totally dropped the ball, as with my experience. Oh well. Now it looks like I will need to change out the front LCAs so I'm thinking I'll buy Currie. I PMd ORE and Drew said they can delete their LCAs from the Enforcer when I buy it next year so that will help out and save me some money.

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Jackal01
10-15-2014, 06:05 PM
Got my windshield decal. It's not perfectly centered either though. Bah!

That is all. :thumbup:105545

Jackal01
11-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Took advantage of Northridge's sale. Bought Currie Front LCAs, Tuffy Security Deck Enclosure, PS BFH rear bumper with shackle tabs and Rigid SRQ backup lights. :rock:

Also bought a 24v Goodyear Impact wrench at Pep Boys. Comes with a few SAE sockets. Happy birthday me!

Napalm
11-29-2014, 07:25 PM
Fellow Firefighter, and fellow GSD owner. Purty Jeep, Purty dog sir!

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Jackal01
11-30-2014, 03:22 PM
Thanks! You have a pretty GSD. How old? Zero has been at a trainer for the past 7 weeks. We should be getting him back next Sunday. So excited. We haven't seen him in those 7 weeks in person but they upload pics to my wife's FB and we see him there. Here are some from the past couple weeks.

Jackal01
12-08-2014, 02:22 AM
Installed the security enclosure a couple nights ago. Took about 2 hours. Pretty nice unit. I tried to install the bumper but a sawzall isn't working well enough to cut the frame rails so my father in law is bringing home from work some tool that will do a better job. He offwred his cut off wheel but aparently whatever tool he has will do a faster and cleaner job. We'll see how it goes Tuesday! Also did a Mobile 1 synthetic oil change.

Jackal01
12-09-2014, 06:00 PM
No pictures for this update but the Zerk fitting on one of the LCAs came broken off when delivered so I am just going to replace it myself instead of sending it back. Hopefully the LCAs will go on tomorrow and I will finish the rear bumper tonight. There sure is a lot of cutting of the frame rails and crossmember for that BFH bumper! :eek:

Jackal01
12-11-2014, 03:43 AM
Finished the bumper and backup lights tonight.

Jackal01
01-05-2015, 02:48 PM
Santa was good to me this year. I got a PSC bumper, fairlead mount, hawse fairlead and windshield brackets for my KC HIDs. Oh and the grab handles. I had the Quadratec winch from my WK2. So far it hasn't let me down so it is staying until it craps out or I get "extra" money, other than what is for my next-phase. I also finally installed the Currie adjustable LCAs. Thanks to Overlander for reminding me of an lift-write up that assisted with setting the correct length. I think I did it correctly. I surely drives better (less flighty-feeling) but I haven't taken on the highway yet so I haven't confirmed if it handles better at those speeds. But now that my steering wheel is centered correctly my confidence is up about the alignment and handling.

It sure does suck living in the flat-lands. I envy the Jeeps that get to see trails and dirt on a regular or semi-regular basis. Offroad parks just don't do it for me.

Jackal01
01-10-2015, 11:25 PM
After some hiccups with a return I finally got my Christmas present from the misses. I had the kicker factory upgrade ones but they were too small at 4.5 inches and even with the bracket they didn't fit well in the roll bar and they didn't fit at all up front. Hopefully these will work.118664

Jackal01
01-13-2015, 09:47 PM
After taking a few days off from getting "snipped" last week I finished installing the speakers and the Currie front LCAs. Got the angle to about 5 degrees. It drives better for sure. Steering has tightened up and the steering wheel is mostly centered.

I am not sure if I did something wrong with the front speakers but the best way I can describe the bass is that it sounds as if it is "bottoming out". Edit: some songs the bass is there and other it is absent/"bottoming out". There is no depth do them. Granted price doesn't equal quality but the sound is nothing like what I heard inside car toys. I think it is just the fact I am using the stock receiver still and they just aren't getting the power they want even though the factory fronts had more bass. This was my Christmas gift from the misses and she is irritated to say the least that I am talking about the "lack" of bass. I have had aftermarket receivers in other vehicles before but also just upgraded speakers with factory receiver and nothing like this is happened. For those that know more about audio please chime in.

Jackal01
01-20-2015, 04:37 PM
Well after some time of driving on the highway the flighty feeling is not there but the steering wheel is not centered. I have centered it on the ground and it drives straight/normal on surface streets but once I get to 60mph+ I have to hold the steering wheel slightly turning to the right to go straight. Occasionally I have to hold it turning left but there doesn't appear to be a reason for it. What could be causing this?

JK_Dave
01-20-2015, 09:10 PM
Well after some time of driving on the highway the flighty feeling is not there but the steering wheel is not centered. I have centered it on the ground and it drives straight/normal on surface streets but once I get to 60mph+ I have to hold the steering wheel slightly turning to the right to go straight. Occasionally I have to hold it turning left but there doesn't appear to be a reason for it. What could be causing this?

Try checking your toe settings first using this write up (http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?3861-Basic-Do-it-Yourself-Jeep-JK-Wrangler-Front-End-Alignment) and then check to make sure both your LCA's are the same length.

Jackal01
01-21-2015, 02:32 AM
I'll check toe tomorrow. LCAs are both same length as I double checked during install.

Jackal01
02-28-2015, 02:05 AM
A couple additions to R2 today. A buddy was getting rid of a couple Halon and Halotron extinguishers in the office. I was planning on 2 dry chem ABCs but I always wanted a Halotron so I wasn't going to pass up his free offer. The 2.5lb Halon is already mounted. The 5lb Halotron will most likely go between B and C pillars and I'll get a 5lb dry chem since neither are rated for class A fires.127616127617

Napalm
02-28-2015, 04:36 AM
A couple additions to R2 today. A buddy was getting rid of a couple Halon and Halotron extinguishers in the office. I was planning on 2 dry chem ABCs but I always wanted a Halotron so I wasn't going to pass up his free offer. The 2.5lb Halon is already mounted. The 5lb Halotron will most likely go between B and C pillars and I'll get a 5lb dry chem since neither are rates for class A fires.127616127617

Love the Extinguisher mounts by the seat. Functional, easy access, and it looks darn cool with your doors off.

Jackal01
02-28-2015, 02:49 PM
Love the Extinguisher mounts by the seat. Functional, easy access, and it looks darn cool with your doors off.

Thanks. Only downside is that the halon isn't accessible with the doors closed. Just have to hope when I go doorless that someone doesn't steal them.

Jackal01
03-30-2015, 02:30 AM
So...she decided to cut me off then slam on the brakes before I had a chance to slow down. I swerved, my front right tire took off the bumper. My only damage that I can tell is a couple smudges on my bumper. HPD couldn't determine fault, lucky for me, so I am in the clear for her damage I think.

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Jackal01
03-30-2015, 02:36 AM
Not much to note for R2.

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Jackal01
04-30-2015, 05:31 PM
I bought a dash camera after getting into two no-fault MVAs last month. Turns on and off with ignition (center stack power outlet), records in 1080p, G-force sensor, microphone. Not bad for $80 plus $15 for the Micro SD card. I also moved the CB wireless microphone dock to a location allows for better view through the windshield.

The OEM battery was showing signs of failure so I replaced it with an O-Reily AGM. It was half the cost of the Sears Platinum AGM. As much as I wanted the Sears one we just didn't have the money for it.

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Jackal01
06-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Took advantage of NR4x4 Evo sale and bought Evo skins and sliders. Gotta love NR4x4...they told me 4-6 weeks to have the low angle sliders built at ORE. 3 days later I get a shipped notification for 2 items from Fullerton, CA. Those can only be one thing! :rock:

Sticking with my R2D2 color-theme with my blue accents I ordered a .020mm sheet of blue anodized aluminum and attached it to the back of the ORE logo with RTV. The skins came first and I painted them and got them ready to install this weekend. Hopefully I will get to paint the sliders with bedliner this weekend also. I am about half way through phase 3...pretty exciting! Plan is to have it all done by the end of next summer.




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Jackal01
06-04-2015, 07:44 PM
Woohoo!!

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Hobolobo
06-04-2015, 08:09 PM
Woohoo!!

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I wonder if i can make it there before you lol. Cant wait to see it all bolted/welded up.

Jackal01
06-04-2015, 08:15 PM
I wonder if i can make it there before you lol. Cant wait to see it all bolted/welded up.

I get home at 5pm...:yup:

Hobolobo
06-04-2015, 08:16 PM
I get home at 5pm...:yup:

And the race is on! May the odds be ever in your favor.

Jackal01
06-04-2015, 08:20 PM
I wonder if i can make it there before you lol. Cant wait to see it all bolted/welded up.

Skins go on Saturday AM. A couple others are coming over if you want. Sliders probably not until later since my father in law said we can do it but hes helping the misses build a greenhouse in the backyard.

Hobolobo
06-04-2015, 08:20 PM
Sweet! I'll give you a call if i can make it.

Greg__Berger
06-04-2015, 08:30 PM
Woohoo!!

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I got notification that mine arrived today too! Getting them burned on early next week :)

Jackal01
06-04-2015, 08:49 PM
I got notification that mine arrived today too! Getting them burned on early next week :)

Nice. What are you painting them?

jman_12
06-04-2015, 09:21 PM
Can't wait to see the sliders on!

Napalm
06-04-2015, 09:24 PM
Those are going to look awesome installed!

Greg__Berger
06-04-2015, 09:33 PM
Nice. What are you painting them?

They'll just be a satin black. I have to get the Jeep in to have trail damage repaired on the quarter panel and door and I mentioned that it was so I could get the skins on. I know the owner of the shop, so he offered to just fix the damage and install the skins, sliders, and gussets for me all at once. So I guess I got off easy :D

Jackal01
06-04-2015, 10:13 PM
Can't wait to see the sliders on!


Those are going to look awesome installed!

Thanks! Looking forward to it for sure.


They'll just be a satin black. I have to get the Jeep in to have trail damage repaired on the quarter panel and door and I mentioned that it was so I could get the skins on. I know the owner of the shop, so he offered to just fix the damage and install the skins, sliders, and gussets for me all at once. So I guess I got off easy :D

Ah nice. I did the skins in satin black same with bumpers.

Anyone know if there is any prep to Rustoluem bed lining besides cleaning with acetone/mineral spirits? The can says for use on bare metal/ truck beds.

Greg__Berger
06-04-2015, 10:42 PM
Anyone know if there is any prep to Rustoluem bed lining besides cleaning with acetone/mineral spirits? The can says for use on bare metal/ truck beds.

I haven't used it personally, but I believe I've seen others say they went ahead and used self etching primer first. Someone with experience can chime in though.

Do most people go with a textured coating on the sliders? Is that easy to touch up?

LetsGoMuddin
06-04-2015, 10:46 PM
I really like the blue behind the EVO logo, that's going to look sick!

Jackal01
06-04-2015, 10:51 PM
And the race is on! May the odds be ever in your favor.

....I win!

I haven't used it personally, but I believe I've seen others say they went ahead and used self etching primer first. Someone with experience can chime in though.

Do most people go with a textured coating on the sliders? Is that easy to touch up?

I have see that also. I mean I know what the can says but if there is someone that has experience, like you said, and knows of anything to make it better I'd love to know.


I really like the blue behind the EVO logo, that's going to look sick!

Thanks. I got the idea from the couple rigs on here with colored logos...JAGS comes to mind.


And Zero doing dog stuff. I guess he approves?!

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Jackal01
06-05-2015, 01:30 PM
This may be a silly question since I have yet to find the answer anywhere so it may also be common knowledge among everyone but what size drill bit for the nutsert holes?

big dr
06-05-2015, 08:40 PM
Poisen spyder's nutserts require a 3/8 drill bit. not sure if its the same for your product though.

Jackal01
06-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Poisen spyder's nutserts require a 3/8 drill bit. not sure if its the same for your product though.

Thanks. I'll compare the size to whatever drill bit looks correct also but being that these holes are a one-shot thing I just wanted to confirm. I don't have a unibit otherwise I would try that.

big dr
06-05-2015, 08:49 PM
I just looked at JK/BC/YOLO install thread,,, his holes look slightly smaller ,, so dont depend on the quick answer I posted. You might want to ask JK/BC/YOLO,, his name is Bobby.

Jackal01
06-05-2015, 08:56 PM
I just looked at JK/BC/YOLO install thread,,, his holes look slightly smaller ,, so dont depend on the quick answer I posted. You might want to ask JK/BC/YOLO,, his name is Bobby.

Will do. I appreciate the help. :beer:

Jackal01
06-06-2015, 07:19 PM
I got all the other nutserts in but these bottom two have given me hell. Both of them I drilled through the multiple layers of sheet metal so that they could go in fully. Secured them down with the Astro tool like all the others but the nutsert became lose once the bolt went in. Left one I couldn't do anything with so I siliconed it in place. The right one I can't take out or put in...not sure what to do. The top left one became a little crooked but it is secure enough for me. Moving on to driver side.

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olram30
06-06-2015, 07:28 PM
Nutserts suck. All I can say. Looks good. They can be very frustrating.

Jackal01
06-06-2015, 07:35 PM
If all else fails...I'll cut the bolt out and silicone the head on so it looks like it's doing something besides looks. Lol

Jackal01
06-07-2015, 02:35 PM
Finished them yesterday evening. I also added the anodized aluminum to the front bumper. Olram is right....nutserts suck.

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Hopefully the sliders will go on soon...just waiting for father in law to get a couple things for his welder.

tdougherty81
06-07-2015, 02:42 PM
Looks good! Yeah those things suck, no room for errors.

Jackal01
06-07-2015, 02:53 PM
Looks good! Yeah those things suck, no room for errors.

Doh!!

Forgot to mention tdougherty helped yesterday before worked called him in. Two pairs of hands really does help. I was using ratchet straps and it was annoying.

Glad you came out, Tom. Thanks.

tdougherty81
06-07-2015, 03:20 PM
Doh!!

Forgot to mention tdougherty helped yesterday before worked called him in. Two pairs of hands really does help. I was using ratchet straps and it was annoying.

Glad you came out, Tom. Thanks.

No problem, wish I could have stayed to help, $$$. Might have enough for my winch now.

Jackal01
06-07-2015, 03:50 PM
No problem, wish I could have stayed to help, $$$. Might have enough for my winch now.

Oh awesome!! Gotta love overtime.

Which one you looking to get?

tdougherty81
06-07-2015, 03:53 PM
Not sure haven't researched yet. Don't want to go cheap but won't be able to do top of the line. Synthetic for sure, hated dealing with cable on my truck.

Jackal01
07-26-2015, 03:12 AM
Finally got the sliders welded on.

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Can't wait to try them out in October!

tdougherty81
07-26-2015, 12:15 PM
Finally got the sliders welded on.

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Can't wait to try them out in October!

Looks good, can't wait for mine to come in.

Jackal01
08-17-2015, 01:28 PM
So last week my wife saw a post on her facebook about a guy selling a Pioneer nav/dvd unit. It came with his truck but wanted something more simple. I bought it for $50 and was skeptical about it working even though he said it worked when removed. Yea right...we'll see. I took it to cartoys days later and they plugged it in and said it powered up. Great! I then got an install quote and they wanted $450 just to install the receiver...not the GPS antenna or wire in the reverse camera (both I bought off Amazon since they were not with the unit but both cost $25 with Prime. Can't beat that!. I only wanted the camera wire dropped from the unit to the floor board since I can run the wire to the rear and tap into the reverse light for power. CT wanted $120 to do the GPS antenna lone and agreed to drop the camera wire for free. So $570 to install this thing? No thanks. I then went to another audio/tint shop that did my tint on past vehicles before. They wanted $400 (paid with cash) and even tossed in the bluetooth mic that I forgot to buy. Took them 3 hours and $475 later I have a Pioneer nav/dvd unit. It is discontinued by Pioneer but it is only 4 years old which is the age of my JK so it doesn't bother me one bit that it is "old". I have the camera double-sided taped to the top of PSC BFH bumper until I decide on a permanent location. I didn't take a pic of it, though. The shop also bypassed the DVD sensor so it can work while in drive even though I have no interest in it. He said they just do it for most customers. I don't care either way.

The bluetooth doesn't work as well as I would like it to. It connects fine but in order to do more than volume change on the steering wheel or receiver I have to go into my BT settings on the phone and enable "audio" controls every time even though when it initially connects it is selected. So I have disable then enable a couple times before it is truly connected. I am not sure why it does that. On our Mustang everything connects immediately with power/ignition. No fuss. other than it this thing is nice. With the aftermarket speakers I did months back it sounds great. A tad more bass and highs are clearer. What was new to me was the location of the GPS antenna. Since most vehicles these days seem to have the antenna on the outside I spent 15 minutes looking for it before I went back in the store. They told me with tech these days GPS antennas can be mounted without being visible to the sky thus mine is mounted under the cubby on the dash. Van works great, though. It has been accurate from the beginning.

I only have the one picture...not much to my story other than the money I saved. :rock:

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Jackal01
09-21-2015, 12:46 PM
Knocked a few items off my phase 3. Waiting on the 2 foot Firestik II.

I also have noticed almost from the beginning that the paint on both bumpers chips easily. I am not sure what I did wrong with paint/prep. Regardless, I found a painting-prep company that does "dustless blasting". $80 for the front and $50 for the rear and the end result is said to be around 400 grit sand paper. I would then bed-liner the bumpers since my sliders have held up very well (haven't seen rocks yet but touch ups from that doesn't bother me).

Napalm
03-18-2016, 04:21 PM
They are outstanding though. Too bright for non-inclement weather diving, IMO. Even aimed correctly they throw a lot of light really close so he eyes want to focus closer in than further out.

Hey brother,

Clear your PMs ;)

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 12:05 AM
Quick update

Items that are inbound/ to be installed in the very near future:

Enforcer 4", DLF, King 2.0 (bought a couple weeks ago)
ATX Chamber Pro 2 (10-12 days out)
Zeon 10S (arriving next week)
Factor 55 Thimble (here in the next day or two)
EVO fairlead light mount (KC HIDs to be moved from pillars to here)

Quarter Pounder and stinger installed a couple weeks ago.


I sold the Q9000s winch, PSC Brawler Lite front bumper, JW Speaker fogs and the Tuffy Security Enclosure.

Post Enforcer I will have for sale: Spider Trax spacers, a TF budget boost with Procomp shocks (although I admit they are junk) and Currie front LCAs. A couple people have shown interest in some of these.

thardy
06-03-2016, 12:09 AM
Nice! Looking forward to seeing it transform.

Mike_JK_Houston_711
06-03-2016, 12:19 AM
Quick update

Items that are inbound/ to be installed in the very near future:

Enforcer 4", DLF, King 2.0 (bought a couple weeks ago)
ATX Chamber Pro 2 (10-12 days out)
Zeon 10S (arriving next week)
Factor 55 Thimble (here in the next day or two)
EVO fairlead light mount (KC HIDs to be moved from pillars to here)

Quarter Pounder and stinger installed a couple weeks ago.


I sold the Q9000s winch, PSC Brawler Lite front bumper, JW Speaker fogs and the Tuffy Security Enclosure.

Post Enforcer I will have for sale: Spider Trax spacers, a TF budget boost with Procomp shocks (although I admit they are junk) and Currie front LCAs. A couple people have shown interest in some of these.

Great list. You're setting yourself up right! What size are the spidertrax spacers? I'm having some rubbing with my 37's on frame and sway bar. I was just looking at spidertrax spacers the other day.

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 12:36 AM
Great list. You're setting yourself up right! What size are the spidertrax spacers? I'm having some rubbing with my 37's on frame and sway bar. I was just looking at spidertrax spacers the other day.

I am stoked. They are 1.5".

DWiggles
06-03-2016, 01:50 AM
Quick update

Items that are inbound/ to be installed in the very near future:

Enforcer 4", DLF, King 2.0 (bought a couple weeks ago)
ATX Chamber Pro 2 (10-12 days out)
Zeon 10S (arriving next week)
Factor 55 Thimble (here in the next day or two)
EVO fairlead light mount (KC HIDs to be moved from pillars to here)

Quarter Pounder and stinger installed a couple weeks ago.


I sold the Q9000s winch, PSC Brawler Lite front bumper, JW Speaker fogs and the Tuffy Security Enclosure.

Post Enforcer I will have for sale: Spider Trax spacers, a TF budget boost with Procomp shocks (although I admit they are junk) and Currie front LCAs. A couple people have shown interest in some of these.

Dibs on a passenger seat ride to check out the kings at HFs

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 01:58 AM
Dibs on a passenger seat ride to check out the kings at HFs

Done. I wanna ride in your rig too. I didn't remember to last time.

DWiggles
06-03-2016, 01:58 AM
Done. I wanna ride in your rig too. I didn't remember to last time.

10-4 confirmed.

Kyle7R
06-03-2016, 12:18 PM
Quick update

Items that are inbound/ to be installed in the very near future:

Enforcer 4", DLF, King 2.0 (bought a couple weeks ago)
ATX Chamber Pro 2 (10-12 days out)
Zeon 10S (arriving next week)
Factor 55 Thimble (here in the next day or two)
EVO fairlead light mount (KC HIDs to be moved from pillars to here)

Quarter Pounder and stinger installed a couple weeks ago.


I sold the Q9000s winch, PSC Brawler Lite front bumper, JW Speaker fogs and the Tuffy Security Enclosure.

Post Enforcer I will have for sale: Spider Trax spacers, a TF budget boost with Procomp shocks (although I admit they are junk) and Currie front LCAs. A couple people have shown interest in some of these.

In for pics, especially of the 1/4 pounder mounted up. It just jumped to the front of the line for front bumper for me, only complaint is the lack of fog light mounts

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 12:49 PM
In for pics, especially of the 1/4 pounder mounted up. It just jumped to the front of the line for front bumper for me, only complaint is the lack of fog light mounts

What sold me on it was the story the one guy posted on here about him being in a head on collision and there was barely any damage to it.

I'll get pics of the bumper up once I get the winch in. I do like having fog lights. I actually used the JW Speakers but I wanted this bumper more. I may come up with a good-looking method to have some fogs. Still unsure.

DWiggles
06-03-2016, 01:11 PM
only complaint is the lack of fog light mounts


I do like having fog lights. I actually used the JW Speakers but I wanted this bumper more. I may come up with a good-looking method to have some fogs. Still unsure.

You're Solution is Here Fellas:

http://www.jwspeaker.com/products/led-fog-lights-model-6150/

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 01:22 PM
You're Solution is Here Fellas:

http://www.jwspeaker.com/products/led-fog-lights-model-6150/

Yea I have seen those. They look nice. I am picky when it comes to lights mounted on top of bumpers so that is what I meant by good-looking. I don't wanna just slap a couple lights on. I will already have the KC HIDs mounted in front of the winch. Not much room for anything else. They aren't a priority so I am not too concerned.

Jegar
06-03-2016, 01:33 PM
[QUOTE=Jackal01;353001]

A few days later picked up our 3 month-old GSD puppy, Zero, from the breeder. (This pic was before I put him in his harness and seat belt-strap) Always wanted a GSD. :rock:
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0106_zps6rz9us4q.jpg

Great mods and detailing! But it's hard to top this mod! [emoji252]:)

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 01:39 PM
[QUOTE=Jackal01;353001]

A few days later picked up our 3 month-old GSD puppy, Zero, from the breeder. (This pic was before I put him in his harness and seat belt-strap) Always wanted a GSD. :rock:
http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj10/Jackal_v01/JKU%20R2/IMAG0106_zps6rz9us4q.jpg

Great mods and detailing! But it's hard to top this mod! [emoji252]:)

lol. Agreed. He is the best. :yup:

The recent mod to him (total hip replacement last month) is costing us what a front-XD60 goes for.......:eek:

Kyle7R
06-03-2016, 01:48 PM
[QUOTE=Jegar;714669]

lol. Agreed. He is the best. :yup:

The recent mod to him (total hip replacement last month) is costing us what a front-XD60 goes for.......:eek:

Did you at least get him a rear locker on the upgrade? ;)


How's his recovery going?

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 01:56 PM
[QUOTE=Jackal01;714673]

Did you at least get him a rear locker on the upgrade? ;)


How's his recovery going?

hahaha. Right. I guess he got the equivalent of a XD60 rear. :crazyeyes:

He actually went through the surgery twice...vet more or less screwed up. He had a cone of shame on for about a month. The incision site opened up so that delayed cone-removal. Cone was taken off about 10 days ago and he is happier. But he has still been in solitary confinement in his crate (23 hours a day) since the surgery. He should be able to be back to normal life next weekend. He goes in for final xrays next week. If all looks good then we just do what the vet says regarding rehab. He seems normal though. He wants to run and jump but we can't let him. If the doc tells us he can do all that...awesome. He is still loving life regardless.

Jegar
06-03-2016, 02:09 PM
[QUOTE=Jackal01;714673]

Did you at least get him a rear locker on the upgrade? ;)


How's his recovery going?

[emoji38] Right?


[QUOTE=Kyle7R;714680]

hahaha. Right. I guess he got the equivalent of a XD60 rear. :crazyeyes:

He actually went through the surgery twice...vet more or less screwed up. He had a cone of shame on for about a month. The incision site opened up so that delayed cone-removal. Cone was taken off about 10 days ago and he is happier. But he has still been in solitary confinement in his crate (23 hours a day) since the surgery. He should be able to be back to normal life next weekend. He goes in for final xrays next week. If all looks good then we just do what the vet says regarding rehab. He seems normal though. He wants to run and jump but we can't let him. If the doc tells us he can do all that...awesome. He is still loving life regardless.

I've been there with an infected fracture fixation plate on my Jack Russell Terror -- $$$$, frustration, and pull on the heart-strings. Those GSD are so high energy and drive, which I am sure is making it tougher. But they are also so tough and stoic -- so he will be a trooper with his recovery and therapy.

Hope to see him on the trails up the line[emoji120]🏻

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 02:38 PM
[QUOTE=Kyle7R;714680]

[emoji38] Right?

[QUOTE=Jackal01;714684]

I've been there with an infected fracture fixation plate on my Jack Russell Terror -- $$$$, frustration, and pull on the heart-strings. Those GSD are so high energy and drive, which I am sure is making it tougher. But they are also so tough and stoic -- so he will be a trooper with his recovery and therapy.

Hope to see him on the trails up the line[emoji120]🏻

Oh he will be at HF and the SNG next Sunday. He loves jeeping.

DWiggles
06-03-2016, 02:43 PM
[QUOTE=Jegar;714689][QUOTE=Kyle7R;714680]

[emoji38] Right?



Oh he will be at HF and the SNG next Sunday. He loves jeeping.

Good to hear he is doing better! :thumb:

I'll likely leave lexi at the house for the SNG, I dont need her getting him all revved up. :cheesy:

Jackal01
06-03-2016, 02:45 PM
[QUOTE=Jackal01;714714][QUOTE=Jegar;714689]

Good to hear he is doing better! :thumb:

I'll likely leave lexi at the house for the SNG, I dont need her getting him all revved up. :cheesy:

Good idea. He will go if the vet gives the green light to be in public.

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 04:52 PM
Taking a weekend vacation to Fredericksburg. Stayed at a friend's rental house. R2 looking good this AM.

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Couple JKs joining the party!
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Napalm
06-18-2016, 05:38 PM
Taking a weekend vacation to Fredericksburg. Stayed at a friend's rental house. R2 looking good this AM.

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Couple JKs joining the party!
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R2 is looking great!!!

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 06:08 PM
I am still debating on painting the rock rings blue or not. I bought the paint. I need to add in blue to some parts as to accomplish the R2D2 color scheme. I think the sport cage will be blue (would be same dark blue as the rings). The blue is kinda the same blue as Spidertrax spacers. Decisions.

Napalm
06-18-2016, 06:09 PM
I am still debating on painting the rock rings blue or not. I bought the paint. I need to add in blue to some parts as to accomplish the R2D2 color scheme. I think the sport cage will be blue (would be same dark blue as the rings). The blue is kinda the same blue as Spidertrax spacers. Decisions.

I would leave them polished if it were me.

Kyle7R
06-18-2016, 06:24 PM
I am still debating on painting the rock rings blue or not. I bought the paint. I need to add in blue to some parts as to accomplish the R2D2 color scheme. I think the sport cage will be blue (would be same dark blue as the rings). The blue is kinda the same blue as Spidertrax spacers. Decisions.


I would leave them polished if it were me.

I agree, they look damn good.

Hung out with your Jeep's namesake at the Astros game last night ;)

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 06:35 PM
I agree, they look damn good.

Hung out with your Jeep's namesake at the Astros game last night ;)

that is BADASS!! At Texas Ren Fest last year a guy dressed as Obi-Wan had a remote controlled full size R2. It was coolest thing ever.

I love the machined look. I don't want to change it but i cannot decide what to paint or buy blue. It needs some white too since he is mostly white but idk. Not that big of a deal really.

thardy
06-18-2016, 06:43 PM
that is BADASS!! At Texas Ren Fest last year a guy dressed as Obi-Wan had a remote controlled full size R2. It was coolest thing ever.

I love the machined look. I don't want to change it but i cannot decide what to paint or buy blue. It needs some white too since he is mostly white but idk. Not that big of a deal really.

Kings offer a great looking blue coil! Just sayin!

tdougherty81
06-18-2016, 06:50 PM
Kings offer a great looking blue coil! Just sayin!

He has them.

tdougherty81
06-18-2016, 06:51 PM
I am still debating on painting the rock rings blue or not. I bought the paint. I need to add in blue to some parts as to accomplish the R2D2 color scheme. I think the sport cage will be blue (would be same dark blue as the rings). The blue is kinda the same blue as Spidertrax spacers. Decisions.

I think the blue would look good.

thardy
06-18-2016, 06:54 PM
He has them.

I was more referring to the coilovers, but the shocks do add a touch of blue.

tdougherty81
06-18-2016, 06:58 PM
I was more referring to the coilovers, but the shocks do add a touch of blue.

True, I would love some coilovers.

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 08:01 PM
I was more referring to the coilovers, but the shocks do add a touch of blue.

One day I'll add "that blue".

The ride with the 2.0s and plush rides is amazing. The 4 hour drive from Houston to Fburg yesterday was a great test drive. Soaks up bumps very well.

The only issue I need to reconcile is the steering. I have straightened the steering wheel as straight as I can get it. Probably 60-70% of the time it drives straight with the steering wheel centered. The other times it is sloppy. I have move the wheel from 10 o clock to 2 of clock to go straight. Other times I will come out of a curve, go straight and it takes a few seconds for the wheel to get centered. I will retorque the lift and wheels when I get back (about 500 miles) but when I stopped to adjust the turn buckle everything seemed tight then. Not sure where to go from there.

thardy
06-18-2016, 08:10 PM
One day I'll add "that blue".

The ride with the 2.0s and plush rides is amazing. The 4 hour drive from Houston to Fburg yesterday was a great test drive. Soaks up bumps very well.

The only issue I need to reconcile is the steering. I have straightened the steering wheel as straight as I can get it. Probably 60-70% of the time it drives straight with the steering wheel centered. The other times it is sloppy. I have move the wheel from 10 o clock to 2 of clock to go straight. Other times I will come out of a curve, go straight and it takes a few seconds for the wheel to get centered. I will retorque the lift and wheels when I get back (about 500 miles) but when I stopped to adjust the turn buckle everything seemed tight then. Not sure where to go from there.

You did the drag link flip, right? Did you do LCAs? It honestly sounds like you have a bump steer issue.

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 08:18 PM
You did the drag link flip, right? Did you do LCAs? It honestly sounds like you have a bump steer issue.

EVO drag link. Synergy relocation trackbar bracket. EVO front LCA. Caster is good I think. 88 on the degree finder.

The "sloppiness" is at all speeds, as well. Nothing seems to provoke it specifically.

thardy
06-18-2016, 08:23 PM
EVO drag link with Synergy relocation trackbar bracket. EVO front LCA. Caster is good I think. 88 on the degree finder.

The "sloppiness" is at all speeds, as well. Nothing seems to provoke it specifically.

Is the trackbar relocation bracket needed with the DLF?

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 08:27 PM
Is the trackbar relocation bracket needed with the DLF?

Bad wording. No. My bad. I just waited to do the DLF until the relocation bracket came in last week, after the rest of the lift was in.

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thardy
06-18-2016, 09:12 PM
Ball joints may be?

Jackal01
06-18-2016, 09:15 PM
Ball joints may be?

No idea. Any other way to tell if they are bad?

Mike_JK_Houston_711
06-18-2016, 10:36 PM
The ride with the 2.0s and plush rides is amazing. The 4 hour drive from Houston to Fburg yesterday was a great test drive. Soaks up bumps very well.

Glad to hear you like the evo plush rides are working out for you!

thardy
06-18-2016, 11:03 PM
No idea. Any other way to tell if they are bad?

Lift up one side and check for play in the wheel, especially when pushing/pulling on the top/bottom of the wheel.

Exodus Jeeps
06-18-2016, 11:34 PM
No idea. Any other way to tell if they are bad?

Best way to fix it is to buy a PR44...

thardy
06-18-2016, 11:41 PM
Best way to fix it is to buy a PR44...

I'm going to have to say...YES

Mike_JK_Houston_711
06-18-2016, 11:44 PM
I'm going to have to say...YES

3rd this. PR44 club is accepting new and all members!

Jackal01
06-19-2016, 01:24 AM
Best way to fix it is to buy a PR44...


I'm going to have to say...YES


3rd this. PR44 club is accepting new and all members!

I am shooting to get XD60 for CO next year. Spend $9k to replace ball joints...sounds like a good deal to me!

Exodus Jeeps
06-19-2016, 01:32 AM
I am shooting to get XD60 for CO next year. Spend $9k to replace ball joints...sounds like a good deal to me!

Going with a 60 in the front? That's cray

Jackal01
06-19-2016, 01:35 AM
Going with a 60 in the front? That's cray

That's my unrealistic goal. We'll just see where I am at with money in a year.

Exodus Jeeps
06-19-2016, 01:39 AM
That's my unrealistic goal. We'll just see where I am at with money in a year.

Just do the front. Leave the 44 in the rear

Jackal01
06-19-2016, 01:51 AM
Just do the front. Leave the 44 in the rear

That's the short term plan. I think. Lol. Rear end will be done when I do the motor swap. Next year hopefully will be the front 60, 37s and shafts/regear for the 44.

DWiggles
06-19-2016, 02:38 PM
Lmao, I would still double check tow and caster, then keep messing with the adjustment of the DL before diving off the deep end. Haha

Exodus Jeeps
06-19-2016, 02:49 PM
Lmao, I would still double check tow and caster, then keep messing with the adjustment of the DL before diving off the deep end. Haha

Where's the fun in that?

Seriously through, I'm pretty sure when you get home and go through everything you'll find the culprit.

DWiggles
06-19-2016, 02:52 PM
Where's the fun in that?

Seriously through, I'm pretty sure when you get home and go through everything you'll find the culprit.

Where's the fun in buying a prorock IF you don't have the cash, then make the purchase on a credit card, hoping it fixes an issues you didn't have to begin with? :cheesy: no hate on Charlie, I just know I don't have the spare cash for a prorock xd60 just laying around. Lol otherwise I would have a prorock XD60, and subsequently, not the spare cash for a prorock XD60. Haha

Exodus Jeeps
06-19-2016, 03:27 PM
Where's the fun in buying a prorock IF you don't have the cash, then make the purchase on a credit card, hoping it fixes an issues you didn't have to begin with? :cheesy: no hate on Charlie, I just know I don't have the spare cash for a prorock xd60 just laying around. Lol otherwise I would have a prorock XD60, and subsequently, not the spare cash for a prorock XD60. Haha

I forget people do that. I'm pretty sure he knows I'm joking anyways. It goes back to a conversation we had at a gas station about a month ago. Besides, I wouldn't seriously recommend someone buy a complete new axle to correct an issue that really isn't directly related to the axle housing, but rather the steering components attached to it.

Jackal01
06-19-2016, 07:38 PM
Something was misunderstood in all that jabber about axles and the steering.

Yall should know how sarcastic I was about buying the axle to fix this sloppy steering. Lol It will will take me a solid year to save up for a PR44 without spending a dime. So a 60 is far fetched. Cliff notes: Him and I had a convo about axles for a 37/V8 setup and what Dynatrac had to say about it.

I am confident I will figure out the problem this week.

DWiggles
06-20-2016, 02:18 AM
Something was misunderstood in all that jabber about axles and the steering.

Yall should know how sarcastic I was about buying the axle to fix this sloppy steering. Lol It will will take me a solid year to save up for a PR44 without spending a dime. So a 60 is far fetched. Cliff notes: Him and I had a convo about axles for a 37/V8 setup and what Dynatrac had to say about it.

I am confident I will figure out the problem this week.

No worries, and I'm sure Noone took offense. Bubba, I hope we're good. We are all buds here! :thumb:

Exodus Jeeps
06-20-2016, 02:29 AM
No worries, and I'm sure Noone took offense. Bubba, I hope we're good. We are all buds here! :thumb:

Oh I never took it that way man. No worries.

Jackal01
06-20-2016, 02:47 AM
No worries, and I'm sure Noone took offense. Bubba, I hope we're good. We are all buds here! :thumb:


Oh I never took it that way man. No worries.

Lol Yall are silly.

Driving back from Fburg was even worse than going there. Not sure if it actually got worse over the weekend or if I am just focusing on nothing but the steering. I haven't had a chance to troubleshoot since I came hoke then left again to work.

Kyle7R
06-20-2016, 04:30 AM
Lol Yall are silly.

Driving back from Fburg was even worse than going there. Not sure if it actually got worse over the weekend or if I am just focusing on nothing but the steering. I haven't had a chance to troubleshoot since I came hoke then left again to work.

Probably a bit of both. Hope you get it figured out easily. I've got most of the week off before our trip this weekend if you need another set of hands with anything.

DWiggles
06-20-2016, 01:03 PM
Lol Yall are silly.

Driving back from Fburg was even worse than going there. Not sure if it actually got worse over the weekend or if I am just focusing on nothing but the steering. I haven't had a chance to troubleshoot since I came hoke then left again to work.

did you ever get around to re torquing the rear track bar bracket? :shock: If that is moving around (ANYTHING MOVING AROUND for that matter) can cause weird steering feel.

Jackal01
06-27-2016, 12:09 AM
Well after 3 weeks of on and off work I finally finished everything with the Enforcer. I did the brake lines and Synergy DLF yesterday. This DLF is incredibly easy to adjust. I love it.

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I also swapped the Warn hawse fairlead for a PSC one since the raised part on the top doesn't allow the fairlead to line up correctly with the fairlead light mount. Two KC HIDs are mounted.

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dcbjk
06-27-2016, 12:17 AM
Man that turned out good like the look of the PSC fair lead with light mounts

Jackal01
06-27-2016, 12:38 AM
Man that turned out good like the look of the PSC fair lead with light mounts

Thanks. I really hated buying another fairlead and light mount since I already had the offset EVO light mount but I didn't know it didn't work with centered winches. Oh well.

Mike_JK_Houston_711
06-28-2016, 11:01 PM
Nice! Your build is look really solid.

Jackal01
07-17-2016, 03:57 PM
I followed Sharkey's design of his rear deck. I added the two DC outlets straight from the battery like his also. I truly suck at carpeting. Actually, I suck at planning how to attach it that is why the edges look like crap. Oh well. I bought the fridge last week since ARB was, still is, having their promotion for a free cover. The strap kit is on backorder from ARB. On the first fridge the female plug pulled out from the fridge. I called ARB this passed Monday and on Friday the new one was delivered. They handled it perfectly. left some space between the lid and tailgate in case I ever get a tailgate table. Apologies if the pics are sideways.

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DWiggles
07-17-2016, 04:14 PM
I followed Sharkey's design of his rear deck. I added the two DC outlets straight from the battery like his also. I truly suck at carpeting. Actually, I suck at planning how to attach it that is why the edges look like crap. Oh well. I bought the fridge last week since ARB was, still is, having their promotion for a free cover. The strap kit is on backorder from ARB. On the first fridge the female plug pulled out from the fridge. I called ARB this passed Monday and on Friday the new one was delivered. They handled it perfectly. left some space between the lid and tailgate in case I ever get a tailgate table. Apologies if the pics are sideways


Looks great Charlie!

Mike_JK_Houston_711
07-17-2016, 04:14 PM
Well done man! That's a slick looking tailgate set up.

madstiles
07-17-2016, 07:10 PM
Might have to steal your stolen ideas XD

Jackal01
07-29-2016, 01:11 AM
Bought a used rubi sway bar with no limits from a member.

No more zip tying end links!

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Exodus Jeeps
07-29-2016, 01:15 AM
Bought a used rubi sway bar with no limits from a member.

No more zip tying end links!

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Congrats man!

cozdude
07-29-2016, 01:23 AM
Awesome! Congrats! You will love the simplicity of it

Hobolobo
07-29-2016, 01:42 AM
Sweet! Nice addition!

Jackal01
07-29-2016, 02:41 AM
Congrats man!

Thanks dude.

Awesome! Congrats! You will love the simplicity of it

Tonight was the first time I have messed with one and it is already at the top of my list of favorite mods and it isn't even installed!


Sweet! Nice addition!

Thanks!

Jackal01
08-09-2016, 02:58 AM
I normally save part of my second job money for the jeep every month. Being that the misses' birthday is the 26th and I have been dropping some serious coin on my rig for a while I figured I would use a couple months worth for her 2013 Mustang V6. Don't laugh...the V6 is rather impressive in stock form.

Bought her an axleback exhaust that I'll install this weekend. We haven't done anything to her car yet she always talks about wanting it to sound better and look a little cooler. Also waiting for some quarter window louvers to arrive. She believes the exhaust is it. I love surprises!

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Napalm
08-09-2016, 03:06 AM
I normally save part of my second job money for the jeep every month. Being that the misses' birthday is the 26th and I have been dropping some serious coin on my rig for a while I figured I would use a couple months worth for her 2013 Mustang V6. Don't laugh...the V6 is rather impressive in stock form.

Bought her an axleback exhaust that I'll install this weekend. We haven't done anything to her car yet she always talks about wanting it to sound better and look a little cooler. Also waiting for some quarter window louvers to arrive. She believes the exhaust is it. I love surprises!



Sweet! That will be an awesome upgrade for the 'stang. [emoji106]🏻

Hobolobo
08-09-2016, 03:08 AM
I normally save part of my second job money for the jeep every month. Being that the misses' birthday is the 26th and I have been dropping some serious coin on my rig for a while I figured I would use a couple months worth for her 2013 Mustang V6. Don't laugh...the V6 is rather impressive in stock form.

Bought her an axleback exhaust that I'll install this weekend. We haven't done anything to her car yet she always talks about wanting it to sound better and look a little cooler. Also waiting for some quarter window louvers to arrive. She believes the exhaust is it. I love surprises!

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What system did you go with? I'm looking at the Roush or Borla for mine, just not sure yet.

Jackal01
08-09-2016, 03:10 AM
Sweet! That will be an awesome upgrade for the 'stang. [emoji106]🏻

We think so! I bought it based on videos I watched while shopping. Trying hard to not have it sound ricey or obnoxiously loud...which can be difficult with V6s. But I showed her the videos I watched and she smiled big so hopefully this will be a solid upgrade!

Edit. She always said, "I want it to sound like a boat" meaning a boat with big, outboard motors. Lol. She understands it won't be 5.0 throaty but will get somewhat in the ballpark I think.

Jackal01
08-09-2016, 03:13 AM
What system did you go with? I'm looking at the Roush or Borla for mine, just not sure yet.

The Roush system from American Muscle.

Kyle7R
08-09-2016, 03:50 AM
I normally save part of my second job money for the jeep every month. Being that the misses' birthday is the 26th and I have been dropping some serious coin on my rig for a while I figured I would use a couple months worth for her 2013 Mustang V6. Don't laugh...the V6 is rather impressive in stock form.

Bought her an axleback exhaust that I'll install this weekend. We haven't done anything to her car yet she always talks about wanting it to sound better and look a little cooler. Also waiting for some quarter window louvers to arrive. She believes the exhaust is it. I love surprises!

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Man, I guess I'm gonna have to get me one of these second jobs ;)

Should match well with the 'stang :thumb:

Napalm
08-09-2016, 12:04 PM
Man, I guess I'm gonna have to get me one of these second jobs ;)

Should match well with the 'stang :thumb:

That's what I'm screaming! Charlie has the right idea!

Jackal01
08-09-2016, 12:12 PM
That's what I'm screaming! Charlie has the right idea!


Man, I guess I'm gonna have to get me one of these second jobs ;)

Should match well with the 'stang :thumb:

Although I throughly love the job my Jeep would be nearly stock without it.

Clutch
03-06-2017, 02:31 AM
How are you looking the CC Tire Carrier? Also, did you have the PS tire carrier before? If so, are you happy with the change or regretting it? Thanks. I tried to PM you but your inbox is full.

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Jackal01
03-06-2017, 02:39 AM
How are you looking the CC Tire Carrier? Also, did you have the PS tire carrier before? If so, are you happy with the change or regretting it? Thanks. I tried to PM you but your inbox is full.

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I'll reply now. Standby.

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 03:41 AM
Did some recent work on the rig.

Rockhard cage front and rear, and spod. I'll do C pillars later.
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PR44 Unlimited converted to full float. 5.13, Ox cable actuated locker. Nitro 35 spline shafts. 8x6.5. WFO Extreme Tie Rod. Prosteers. Big brake kit. Rancho knuckles. Hydro assist on order.
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OEM D44 converted to full float. 5.13. Ox cable actuated locker. Moser 35 spline shafts. 8x6.5. Big brake kit.
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37x13.50x17 SST Pros and Machete BLs.
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Note: price stickers are perfect for the bolt holes in order to touch up the rings.
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50 watt Rugged Radio.
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I had an extra set of oem fenders that I recut for better lines. I still need to rasp the edges. On the way home from the updates above last night one flew off on the freeway at 2am...i wasn't about to turn around for it. Luckily I have a line on another one.

The Crawler Conceptz tire carrier doesn't have the ability to carry 8x6.5 so I ordered a custom plate to weld onto the carrier. Should be fairly straight forward.

New mirrors. I made my own plates to cover the oem holes in the doors.

Dirty Dog cargo net. It's the only picture I have. We had a showing on our house hence Zero in the very back and Chewy being curious on the bench.
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This thing is a dream to drive now. Acceleration is fantastic. Braking is substantially better. Cornering is more stable. Absolutely love driving it now. Many thanks to Granite Head.


To do:
Install hydro assist.
Redo rear deck as going with carpet was a bad decision. Gonna herculine it.
Get a rear view camera for full time viewing.
Install RK track bar (on order) as mine is shot.
Update the tire carrier to accept new wheels.

Almost Exodus ready!

GraniteCrystal
06-28-2017, 03:45 AM
Wow you've been busy. What are the silver knobs by your seat? And what's the black thing in the rear seat cup holder?

Judesign
06-28-2017, 03:47 AM
Nice work! How do you like the ox lockers?


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Jackal01
06-28-2017, 03:50 AM
Wow you've been busy. What are the silver knobs by your seat? And what's the black thing in the rear seat cup holder?
The knobs are for the lockers. Pull up on the bottom ring then moving the knob forward or back engages or disengages. No air. No wires. Just a physical cable from there to the locker. Front is front locker, rear is rear locker. Best part of Ox is if the cable breaks they provide a tool that will allow the locker to be manually engaged or disengaged at the diff. No matter what the locker can be controlled.

The black box is the brain for the rugged radio. It can either be remotely mounted or combined together. I like less clutter up front hence going remote.

GraniteCrystal
06-28-2017, 03:51 AM
The knobs are for the lockers. Pulling up on the bottom rig then moving the knob forward or back engages or disengages. No air. No wires. Just a physical cable from there to the locker. Front is front locker, rear is rear locker. Best part of Ox is if the cable breaks they provide a tool that will allow the locker to be manually engaged or disengaged at the diff. No matter what the locker can be controlled.

The black box is the brain for the rugged radio. It can either be remotely mounted or combined together. I like less clutter up front hence going remote.
Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation. Rig looks good 👍

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 03:52 AM
Gotcha. Thanks for the explanation. Rig looks good 👍
Thanks man! Are you meeting up with us on the trip? Or taking part in it?

GraniteCrystal
06-28-2017, 04:00 AM
Thanks man! Are you meeting up with us on the trip? Or taking part in it?
That's the goal. Still need to work out details but hoping to join for all the wheeling portions.

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 04:03 AM
That's the goal. Still need to work out details but hoping to join for all the wheeling portions.
Badass. The wife and I are staying a whole week more after the official trip so if you can't make it perhaps we can meet up. We will be in Silverton, Durango and Estes Park.

WJCO
06-28-2017, 04:04 AM
Looks like you've been busy. Good work.

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 04:10 AM
Looks like you've been busy. Good work.
I appreciate it. Thanks.

Exodus Jeeps
06-28-2017, 04:18 AM
Looks better in the light.


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Jackal01
06-28-2017, 04:29 AM
Looks better in the light.


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You look better in the light.

Exodus Jeeps
06-28-2017, 04:39 AM
You look better in the light.

#holdme


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JeepJeep75
06-28-2017, 05:11 AM
I didn't know you could convert the PR44 to a full-float. Pretty cool! [emoji106]


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Kyle7R
06-28-2017, 07:25 AM
Holy crap, looks good buddy! And if y'all are staying an extra week we'll have to try and get together besides the exodus funtivities :thumb:

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PROJKUR
06-28-2017, 10:02 AM
Looks great! Can't wait to see this thing in action this weekend!


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WJCO
06-28-2017, 11:18 AM
I didn't know you could convert the PR44 to a full-float. Pretty cool! [emoji106]


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Technically the front already is full float. I didn't understand that post either, lol. Maybe he meant rear.

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 01:08 PM
I didn't know you could convert the PR44 to a full-float. Pretty cool! [emoji106]


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Technically the front already is full float. I didn't understand that post either, lol. Maybe he meant rear.
I bought the axles with the Teraflex FF/8 lug conversion already done to them. Then the shafts that came with the kit were swapped for Nitro in the front and Moser in the rear.

tdougherty81
06-28-2017, 01:18 PM
Badass Charlie, can't wait to see it this weekend.

Texas Nick
06-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Lookin good man! Those 37s fill up the wheel wells so much better [emoji41]

DWiggles
06-28-2017, 01:41 PM
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wayoflife
06-28-2017, 01:47 PM
Did some recent work on the rig.

Note: price stickers are perfect for the bolt holes in order to touch up the rings.
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I dunno, I think you should keep those stickers on after you're done :crazyeyes: :D

Nice work on everything else :thumb:

Jackal01
06-28-2017, 01:58 PM
I will say that I am anxious to try the TF setup. The original plan was just for PR44, hydro assist, 37" coopers and regear the rear. This deal came along that included all that plus the wheels and tires, locked rear, upgraded inner shafts for about the cost of the wheels and tires alone. I figured it was a solid deal for not much more money. What really persuaded me was I watched the rig this stuff was on for an entire day wheeling. Granted it was just one day but it was somewhat satisfying to see it just work. When the time comes for 40s and the LS, it will be on PR60s. In the meantime I think this set up will suffice for many years until that time comes.



I dunno, I think you should keep those stickers on after you're done :crazyeyes: :D

Nice work on everything else :thumb:

Haha. It would readily get egged in my neighborhood.

Exodus Jeeps
06-28-2017, 02:06 PM
Haha. It would readily get egged in my neighborhood.
It's the shit in Montrose. [emoji304]



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Jackal01
06-28-2017, 02:08 PM
It's the shit in Montrose. [emoji304]



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Just to be clear for all...i DON'T live in Montrose. Lol

Flat Top
06-28-2017, 04:30 PM
Rig looks great! :thumb::thumb:

DWiggles
06-28-2017, 04:40 PM
It's the shit in Montrose. [emoji304]



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Just to be clear for all...i DON'T live in Montrose. Lol

actual .gif of Jackal driving though Montrose:

https://media.giphy.com/media/foVuQSgSciMs8/giphy.gif
:cheesy:

Exodus Jeeps
06-28-2017, 05:02 PM
actual .gif of Jackal driving though Montrose:

https://media.giphy.com/media/foVuQSgSciMs8/giphy.gif
:cheesy:

Lol, right before the freak gasoline fight incident


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Mike_JK_Houston_711
06-28-2017, 06:37 PM
Boom! That is a beautiful set up!


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Jackal01
06-28-2017, 11:24 PM
actual .gif of Jackal driving though Montrose:

https://media.giphy.com/media/foVuQSgSciMs8/giphy.gif
:cheesy:
I'm ok with this!! Lol


Boom! That is a beautiful set up!


I think so too! We all saw bubba wheel the hell out of everything so I'm stoked to give it a go!

Jackal01
06-29-2017, 12:26 AM
Nice work! How do you like the ox lockers?


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Somehow skipped over this. I haven't had a chance to wheel them yet. Will be this weekend. My choice with Ox was due to the amount of issues I have seen with ARB. Nearly every trip with a group someone has a leak somewhere between the compressor and the locker itself. With the Ox, cable specifically, not much can go wrong. The cables are very stout. Connections are solid at the knob and diff. Overall high quality stuff. I am not confident enough with ARB to want their lockers. In a few years I'll do PR60s when I do a LS and I will go with Ox again. I bought my ARB Twin before I knew about Ox. My plan was for ARB lockers. Obviously I chose differently. Ox does have electric and air actuated up until the locker itself. The internals are all the same it is how the locker is engaged and disengaged. Also, Ox has the ability to engage and disenegage with a tool at the diff.

Jackal01
07-24-2017, 12:53 AM
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Ram installed last week. So far it has been great. 37s are easily turned with one finger while parked. Can't wait to take it out on the rocks. Many thanks to Granite Head (bubba).

GraniteCrystal
07-24-2017, 01:12 AM
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Ram installed last week. So far it has been great. 37s are easily turned with one finger while parked. Can't wait to take it out on the rocks. Many thanks to Granite Head (bubba).
That tie rod looks huge

Jackal01
07-24-2017, 01:52 AM
That tie rod looks huge
Because it is! WFO Extreme Tie Rod.

Jackal01
09-10-2017, 12:28 AM
Today dwiggles and I installed the Trektop Pro. Install was straight forward and rather simple. Trimming the front surrounds for the cage was the same as before with oem soft top. My biggest concern before ordering was if the fridge would be too close to the glass due to the storage deck. I did have to slide the fridge back a couple inches which then disallowed the single rear seat to be upright. I rarely have passengers so I do not see this as an immediate issue to remedy. With that said the lid now has to be pulled to the right and off to gain access. I think I will try to get the dometic slider and see if I can make it work. The other issue to overcome was the AC plug out the back as I use it daily. I have I routed between the weather stripping as seen. So far I think it is protected rather well. Of course the quality is great. Mever had twill before so it is a treat. There is some sort of white material on the driver window frame. I can't scrape it off so I emailed Bestop. Looking forward to no leaks as my last one leaked in 5 spots. During Harvey I got about half an inch of water in about 8 hours (the night before it offically hit, I had a tarp on it once I got to work and saw the leaks). It sat for 3 days before i was able to clean it up. All from just leaks. Next day I ordered the top.

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Jackal01
09-10-2017, 12:30 AM
More pics.
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Benito
09-10-2017, 01:00 AM
Looks good. Are you going to run it on the Exodus trip? I'm going to have to give a good look.


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Jackal01
09-10-2017, 01:08 AM
Looks good. Are you going to run it on the Exodus trip? I'm going to have to give a good look.


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Thanks. I have no other top. So yes.

USMC Wrangler
09-10-2017, 04:03 AM
Nice lookin top Jackal! [emoji1303] I saw one locally the other day.


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Overall "build thread"
http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?26097-I-guess-it-s-the-quot-Super-Stocker-quot-build

DIY trail/tube door build http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?24449-My-DIY-Doors

Jackal01
09-10-2017, 01:12 PM
Nice lookin top Jackal! [emoji1303] I saw one locally the other day.


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Overall "build thread"
http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?26097-I-guess-it-s-the-quot-Super-Stocker-quot-build

DIY trail/tube door build http://wayalife.com/showthread.php?24449-My-DIY-Doors
Thanks man.

wayoflife
09-10-2017, 01:23 PM
Nice! Top looks sharp :thumb:

Jackal01
09-10-2017, 03:02 PM
Nice! Top looks sharp :thumb:
Thanks. Twill is such a nice material. Hadn't seen it in person before.

wayoflife
09-10-2017, 03:10 PM
Thanks. Twill is such a nice material. Hadn't seen it in person before.

Oh yeah, I love the twill. I so wish I could get Rugged Ridge half-door uppers in that material. If I could, I'd switch out my Trektop for it.

notnalc68
09-10-2017, 03:41 PM
That's a nice looking top. Have you considered relocating your fridge to the single seat? That's where Eddie & some others put there's.


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Jackal01
09-10-2017, 04:03 PM
Oh yeah, I love the twill. I so wish I could get Rugged Ridge half-door uppers in that material. If I could, I'd switch out my Trektop for it.
I would get half doors as well if that was available. Non matching uppers are really my only hold up.

That's a nice looking top. Have you considered relocating your fridge to the single seat? That's where Eddie & some others put there's.


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I have. The only issue is our adult German Shepherd takes up the back seat. If anything I may flip the fridge so it faces forward but then the net is in the way. I may have to give up something in order to have easier access to the fridge since I do use it nearly every day. I think the Texas Exodus trip coming up will be a good test. I'll be able to move it around, drive it a few days, move it, etc. Trial and error.

Jackal01
10-09-2017, 04:57 AM
Finally went through my phone and have some pictures and videos of the Exodus trip. Our trip was 2 1/2 weeks, 4350 miles and man was it hard coming back to hot ass Texas. I miss the snow and 40 degree highs already. It was a successful trip. Met some great people and saw some amazing rigs. All I know now is that I need a LS in mine after following (or at least attempted to) Bubba for a week!

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https://youtu.be/Uo2a7FqU5es
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https://youtu.be/YuxYUh-hzbg

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Moab
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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 05:07 AM
Continued

THE staircase...
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Showcasing the rig unintentionally.
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The trip continued on to locating airway beacons which can be found in the first thread started by Eddie.

This was my first trip with my "new" axles, wheels, tires, ram, etc. I had zero issues and everything performed as expected. The setup was previously on Granite Heads rig and he wheeled it many times before I acquired it all. I am pleased that the axle conversion did well and I, obviously, hope it continues.

Unfortunately we didn't get to run Black Bear Pass or Imogene due to snow. Also didn't run Poison Spider and many others in Moab. More for next time I suppose.

TrailHunter
10-09-2017, 05:43 AM
Wow! Looks amazing!

DWiggles
10-09-2017, 01:31 PM
Unfortunately we didn't get to run Black Bear Pass or Imogene due to snow. Also didn't run Poison Spider and many others in Moab. More for next time I suppose.

yes. "Next time" :clap2: :thumb: :yup:

Jackal01
10-09-2017, 01:53 PM
yes. "Next time" :clap2: :thumb: :yup:
It was mentioned that we could maybe do a "short" run to CO for a long weekend to do a few trails. Like a holiday weekend maybe.

tdougherty81
10-09-2017, 02:07 PM
It was mentioned that we could maybe do a "short" run to CO for a long weekend to do a few trails. Like a holiday weekend maybe.

Next year for me, when I can take some vacation. Hard to do just a long weekend with 2 days round trip of traveling.

Jackal01
10-09-2017, 02:19 PM
Next year for me, when I can take some vacation. Hard to do just a long weekend with 2 days round trip of traveling.
Oh same for us. Wouldn't be until summer if at all.

Exodus Jeeps
10-09-2017, 02:42 PM
Next year for me, when I can take some vacation. Hard to do just a long weekend with 2 days round trip of traveling.

One thing learned from this last trip was to break it up into more than just wheeling. While it was fun to get on the trails, it wasn’t very conducive to the family life to do it every single day.


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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 03:07 PM
One thing learned from this last trip was to break it up into more than just wheeling. While it was fun to get on the trails, it wasn’t very conducive to the family life to do it every single day.


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And honestly that is why we broke off on the last Moab day. We wanted to see the town and we don't regret it. We were a day early to Ouray, and we walked it and Ridgeway which worked out. I think one or two days of wheeling then an off day then move on to the next set of trails or area.

Exodus Jeeps
10-09-2017, 03:15 PM
And honestly that is why we broke off on the last Moab day. We wanted to see the town and we don't regret it. We were a day early to Ouray, and we walked it and Ridgeway which worked out. I think one or two days of wheeling then an off day then move on to the next set of trails or area.

As interesting as that last day in Moab was, I could’ve done without it. A day off with just the fam would’ve been nice.


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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 03:18 PM
As interesting as that last day in Moab was, I could’ve done without it. A day off with just the fam would’ve been nice.


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Even after hearing the trail report for poison spider I was still good with our choice for the day. So much driving a day to use my legs was a treat.

Flat Top
10-09-2017, 04:03 PM
Wheelen is serious business.

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Exodus Jeeps
10-09-2017, 04:07 PM
Wheelen is serious business.

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But where is the all important, “latte’s matter” pic?


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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 04:21 PM
Wheelen is serious business.

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It is the most serious of business!!

But where is the all important, “latte’s matter” pic?


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I hope you're not asking me. Maybe I'm missing something?

Flat Top
10-09-2017, 04:22 PM
But where is the all important, “latte’s matter” pic?


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This one? :D:D
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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 04:25 PM
This one? :D:D
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Lol. Awesome.

Exodus Jeeps
10-09-2017, 04:47 PM
This one? :D:D
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Oh yeah, that’s the one.


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DWiggles
10-09-2017, 06:03 PM
Oh yeah, that’s the one.


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Latte's really DO matter... :cheesy:

Exodus Jeeps
10-09-2017, 06:18 PM
Latte's really DO matter... :cheesy:

It takes one guy to hold the tensioner over while the other 3 try and put the belt on. I figured I’d make best use of the time and enjoy my PSL.


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Jackal01
10-09-2017, 06:25 PM
It takes one guy to hold the tensioner over while the other 3 try and put the belt on.

I know I had fun.

DWiggles
10-09-2017, 06:30 PM
I figured I’d make best use of the time and enjoy my PSL.


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:cheesy:

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Jackal01
10-12-2017, 07:00 PM
Wife's new Rubicon Recon.

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No build thread but she does want a 2 or 3 inch lift. Probably Enforcer or evo level. 35s. Fender trim. And stinger for the bumper, removing end caps. And probably a M8000 warn.

Standard poser pics after a good washing.

notnalc68
10-12-2017, 07:18 PM
Wife's new Rubicon Recon.

279480
279481

No build thread but she does want a 2 or 3 inch lift. Probably Enforcer or evo level. 35s. Fender trim. And stinger for the bumper, removing end caps. And probably a M8000 warn.

Standard poser pics after a good washing.

We’ll have to get someone out there, to show her WJCO’s wife’s JK, for inspiration.


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Jackal01
10-12-2017, 07:33 PM
We’ll have to get someone out there, to show her WJCO’s wife’s JK, for inspiration.


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Lol. The misses doesn't care for pink in general. She wants the red accents to be orange. We will see how that goes.

notnalc68
10-12-2017, 07:35 PM
Ha! Lucky for you.


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Jackal01
10-12-2017, 08:10 PM
Ha! Lucky for you.


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Yes indeed.

Flat Top
10-13-2017, 01:46 AM
Wife's new Rubicon Recon.

279480
279481

No build thread but she does want a 2 or 3 inch lift. Probably Enforcer or evo level. 35s. Fender trim. And stinger for the bumper, removing end caps. And probably a M8000 warn.

Standard poser pics after a good washing.

Nice! Congrats!

GraniteCrystal
10-13-2017, 04:05 AM
Tell her congrats! Great looking Jeep.

Mybadjk
10-13-2017, 11:15 AM
Build looks great! I think I’m going try the price stickers when I repaint my rings. How did the dometic do on the trip?


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Jackal01
10-13-2017, 03:20 PM
Build looks great! I think I’m going try the price stickers when I repaint my rings. How did the dometic do on the trip?


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Dometic???

Mybadjk
10-13-2017, 03:21 PM
Dometic???

Nvm you have an Arb. I saw you said dometic on the sliding tray. Lol


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Jackal01
10-13-2017, 03:57 PM
Nvm you have an Arb. I saw you said dometic on the sliding tray. Lol


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Got it. I still want that slider, though.