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Unread 03-29-2011, 01:30 AM   #1
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From the Beginning-

So i Bought my dub in the end of March 2011 with 125,000 miles

Before i got it:

-2" coil spacers
-265/75/16 Goodyear Wrangler TD's
-Alpine CSA-9880 Head unit
-350 watt 4 channel amp
-4 alpine 6x9's
-6000k HID's
-New transmission at 90,000


What I Did (In order):

-Smoked tail lights
-Re-located and rewired amp
-Made discos
-Drained and cleaned front diff
-Installed CB with 4' firestick
-Smoked blinkers
-Painted shocks and hubs red
-Replaced front diff bearings and replace front and rear diff fluid
-Got 4 harbor freight 100w lights for the roof
-Got my Dad's old roof rack and put a shovel on it
-Bought 2 more lights for the grill
-Made my air intake
-Mounted fire extinguisher
-Bought and Mounted Hi-lift
-New Steering Stabilizer
-Blacked out badges
-Got a full sized spare for the roof rack
-Bought petal covers
-2 12" subs with 2400w amp




What I wantEd:

-4" lift
-2 12" subs and another amp
-2" wheel spacers
-Halo's
-Bull bar
-Darker tint
-Windshield tint
-Tow hooks

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Unread 03-29-2011, 07:07 AM   #2
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Looks good!!! I love that color!! Don't get the RCX lift. Save up and get long arms.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:26 AM   #3
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Looks good!!! I love that color!! Don't get the RCX lift. Save up and get long arms.
Maybe I will do that and thanks!
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:27 AM   #4
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Looking good man!
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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 03-29-2011, 09:28 AM   #5
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looks like a beaut ... i agree dont go with the RCX.. while its a good starter kit you will soon realize you are going to want long arms... if you can handle the ride on short arm then id say go for it

check out IronRockOffroad
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:30 AM   #6
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Thanks guys! I can't wait to see what I'm going to do to it
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:31 AM   #7
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Ill take the spacers
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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 03-29-2011, 09:38 AM   #8
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Ill take the spacers
I'll hit you up when I get the bigger lift on
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Unread 03-29-2011, 09:51 AM   #9
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I'll hit you up when I get the bigger lift on
Haha. Sounds good man! Thanks!
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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 03-29-2011, 09:59 AM   #10
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Haha. Sounds good man! Thanks!
No prob.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 11:23 AM   #11
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Rough country may have a WJ LA kit in the works. Who knows but you should check it out if they do.
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Unread 03-29-2011, 11:27 AM   #12
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Rough country may have a WJ LA kit in the works. Who knows but you should check it out if they do.
That would be cool
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Unread 03-29-2011, 11:51 AM   #13
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Your pics ate my monitor
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Unread 03-29-2011, 12:49 PM   #14
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Rough country may have a WJ LA kit in the works. Who knows but you should check it out if they do.

haha did you online chat the people from RC.. haha cause they told me the same thing one day and the next day they said no because there arnt many people that wheel a wj and it is very practical
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Unread 03-29-2011, 12:54 PM   #15
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Looks good man! Save up for a long arm kit! I didn't and now I wish I would have waited and got the long arm myself. Live and learn I guess. Anyways congrats!
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