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Gamez904 10-15-2013 01:25 AM

The newest purchase "raven"
 
I just finished signing the contract to have my black 2014 Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x4 built. It should be ready for me by the time I come back from deployment in January. Needless to say I've already jumped the gun and bought a Gibson Exhaust and a K&N CAI. It was on sale and couldn't refrain myself. Next on the list is the RRO2.5" lift and UCA, BWoody extended sway bar links, Pro Comp 7036 18x9 0 offset wheels and a set of Goodyear wrangler duratrac 275/65/18. I have a few months left before returning so I'm holding off to see if any deals pop up between then. Stand by for there should be some pics coming in the near future.

Jackal01 10-15-2013 07:03 AM

I have the Gibson Exhaust. The sound was better and throttle response was a tad better but the sound was still not aggressive enough. Yesterday I have the second muffler (if that is that it is called) in the middle of the body removed and a Y-Pipe installed. The sound is vastly better and sounds incredible. I will get a video uploaded tonight or tomorrow. Follow my thread below, has all my mods.

And, congrats!

Gamez904 11-23-2013 01:12 AM

A little update on the progress of raven. The jeep has been built and enroute to the dealership now. Along with that, I have purchased an extensive amount of equipment for it. Now I have to impatiently wait for the parts to be delivered and return stateside from deployment to install all the parts. Pics will be coming in the near future (2 months).
RRO 2.5" lift
RRO UCA
BWoody extended sway bar links
Pro Comp 7036 18x9 0 offset
Goodyear wrangler duratrac 275/65/18
RRO roof rail
RRO roof rack
RRO 2014 brush guard combo bumper
RRO WK2 winch mount
IPF868CS 7 in rectangular light
Smithbilt 10k winch

Gamez904 12-23-2013 12:02 AM

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The fiancÚ just picked up the GC the other day. I'm having her put a few hundred mile on it for the break in period before I install all the parts on. Most of them have are in. now I'm just waiting on the tires, bumper and winch. Everything should be on by the 2nd of jan. Will post more pics as I begin to put them on.

MuSh 12-23-2013 04:00 AM

Nice choice on all the goodies. Thank you for your service. Especially during the holidays. I'm guessing you went through the military sales?

wwhiskey75 12-23-2013 12:59 PM

I can't wait to see what it looks like when it is done. Those wheels are killer! Job well done!

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Gamez904 12-24-2013 04:22 PM

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Last few parts came in the mail just in I time for Christmas. The only thing is RRO failed to send my winch with everything so I'll have to wait for that. I'll most likely put in the bumper myself when I return from deployment, save me some cash.

Yes I did go through the military to purchase the jeep and I saved a huge amount of money doing so. No reason to thank me. I'm used to not being around for the holidays anymore. I've inly been home one Christmas in the past 6 years.

Gamez904 12-24-2013 05:56 PM

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Just wanted to wish everyone a merry Christmas and enjoy spending time with your families during this time. People take for granted the little moments like this. I sure used too.

On another note. My little nephew was kind enough to install the cold air intake and RRO roof rails and rack for me. Raven is starting to come along.

SteelBlue_WJ 12-28-2013 09:01 AM

krawling this

Gamez904 12-28-2013 02:03 PM

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Well the lift is on now, had the shop had to do some minor trimming to get the duratacs to fit. Over all I'm glad with the overall appearance of it. Windows should be getting tinted within the next few days. After that the last thing to be installed will be my bumper and winch which I'll put in in two weeks.

volvite 12-28-2013 03:39 PM

Looks good. Thanks for your service especially during the holidays.

Butterjeep 12-28-2013 04:03 PM

Looks great keep the photos coming!

WvTaco 12-28-2013 08:43 PM

That thing looks great.

Off road adventure 1 ?

Gamez904 12-28-2013 10:27 PM

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Originally Posted by volvite (Post 18910409)
Looks good. Thanks for your service especially during the holidays.

Thank you. Not a problem at all, it's always nice to see people support their military still

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Originally Posted by WvTaco (Post 18917689)
That thing looks great.

Off road adventure 1 ?

Thank you. Yes it's the ORA 1

SteelBlue_WJ 12-29-2013 07:00 AM

cant wait to see the RRO winch kit on it


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