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Unread 05-28-2012, 12:16 PM   #4066
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Just gotta go topless in the Rubicon!

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Unread 05-28-2012, 12:19 PM   #4067
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Just gotta go topless in the Rubicon!
Wouldnt have it any other way! The back seat is kinda windy on the highway, but im not the one who rides back there. Haha.

Funny that my WJ now has more ground clearance at the t-case skid then the rubicon.... haha
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 12:22 PM   #4068
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Clearance isn't what the Rubi is about though.
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Unread 05-28-2012, 12:28 PM   #4069
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Its more about the air lockers, dana 44's and a 4:1 t-case and a kick butt 6 speed. And being able to go further down a trail then the WJ. But also being able to take the top off. Haha
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:19 PM   #4070
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Its more about the air lockers, dana 44's and a 4:1 t-case and a kick butt 6 speed. And being able to go further down a trail then the WJ. But also being able to take the top off. Haha
You know how you want a 4.7 wj, ill trade you my wj for the rubi
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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:24 PM   #4071
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Very nice build!
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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:33 PM   #4072
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You know how you want a 4.7 wj, ill trade you my wj for the rubi
Maybe your Jeep and some cash to call it even? haha.

I just looked it up on NADA. Retail value on it is ~22K. KBB for a clean Retail of almost 25K. Didn't know it was still worth that much! That is crazy.

Surprisingly now I am wondering how much the sticker was on the Rubicon new. Yikes. The only two cars that were bought brand new were both the Jeeps. Everything else has been bought used.
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:33 PM   #4073
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Very nice build!
Thank you man! It finally got interesting once the lift FINALLY got put on!
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:35 PM   #4074
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Haha. Rubis are expensive. I think the new ones msrp for about 45k??
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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:41 PM   #4075
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Haha. Rubis are expensive. I think the new ones msrp for about 45k??
Yeah they do, pretty close to it. That is crazyyy. Guess dad does know how to drop some coin on HIS toys. Then added the bumpers, winch, accessories, cb, tires, skids, and on and on and on. Which is probably why he tells me to work and make money on my own and be able to spend money on my own toys.
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:45 PM   #4076
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Dont the rubis have everything upgraded tho? Axles, tcase, ect. Its worth it imo. The majority of my money goes towards the jeep haha.
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Unread 05-28-2012, 01:51 PM   #4077
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Dont the rubis have everything upgraded tho? Axles, tcase, ect. Its worth it imo. The majority of my money goes towards the jeep haha.
Rubicon is the tip top of the Jeep line from factory. To name a few:
- The Rock-Trac 4:1 Low transfer case
- Factory SYE on the rear drive shaft and double cardon u-joints
- Front Drive shaft has double cardon u-joints and is beefy
- Dana 44's front and rear with 4.11 gears
- Factory Air-Lockers.
- Rear Dana 44 is a posi or LSD and then can be fully locked
- The 6-speed manual has a 4.36:1 1st gear. With the t-case in low, and in first, you can just let off the clutch and it will crawl over anything w/o touching the gas.

Then we added:
- Hanson offroad F/R bumpers. (Super heavy, especially with the winch)
- Warn Winch on the front
- CB radio
- Goodyear Kevlar MT/R's
- Optima Yellow Top
- Recovery Gear
- Safety Equip
- Some other goodies.
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~ 04 WJ 4.0 | Selec-Trac 242 | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Metal Matrix Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Projectors w/ 55w HID H1 5000K Lows | Sylvania Ultra 9005 Fogs | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon Radio | Memphis Speakers | Alpine Amps | Alpine Subs | Moog STB SS | Superchips Flashpaq | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars ~

~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 02:50 PM   #4078
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As much as I love my WJ, I can't wait until I can add something like that to my garage...
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Unread 05-28-2012, 03:49 PM   #4079
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As much as I love my WJ, I can't wait until I can add something like that to my garage...
It is a great little toy to have back in the 3rd garage. Usually sits for most of its time. Has a battery tender on it and it driven no less then once every two weeks to keep it running. Think there is about 40K on her! I had put 20K of those on there. Dad was not to happy, he wanted to keep as many miles off of it as possible lol
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~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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Unread 05-28-2012, 03:51 PM   #4080
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Been doing some scraping and painting on my axles and underbody. I fortunatly do not have much rust, other then that freaking coil perch (which I think was a terrible design with how easily water can sit between the metal and rubber). But, painted the rear axle, rear drive shaft, and trans crossmember and the t-case skid. Have some small spots to do still. That was the majority of it.
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~ 04 WJ 4.0 | Selec-Trac 242 | MBP | OME HD 3" Lift | JKS TB | IRO Front LCA's and UCA's| Bilstein 5100's | Custom Front D.S. | Stillen Rotors/Metal Matrix Pads | Tow Package w/ 3.73's | Projectors w/ 55w HID H1 5000K Lows | Sylvania Ultra 9005 Fogs | Moog HD Steering | Kenwood eXcelon Radio | Memphis Speakers | Alpine Amps | Alpine Subs | Moog STB SS | Superchips Flashpaq | Auxiliary Transmission Cooler | Rock Lights | Light Bars ~

~ Snobrdrkid's "Build" Thread ~ YouTube Channel ~ Fuelly ~WJ 4.0 Transmission Cooler Info ~

~ 05 Rubicon Unlimited 4.0 | 6-Speed | Dana 44's | Air Lockers | 4.11 Gears | Rock-Trac 241OR T-Case with 4:1 4-Low | 2" Spacer Lift | 245/75/16 Kevlar MT/R's on Moabs | Hansen Offroad Steel F/R Bumpers | Warn 9000xi Winch | Edge Performance Chip | Custom CAI | Hella Off-road Lights | Cobra 29 CB | Flash Lights | Recovery Gear | Fire Extinguisher ~

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