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Unread 09-20-2011, 10:12 PM   #16
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I recently added 4XGuard’s front and belly skid plates. I also got a used 265/70/17 AT tire second hand for $40. It only had about half of the original tread so I was able to fit it in the stock spare location with some “finessing” I didn’t want to trim my hitch because I tow some pretty heavy trailers. I have the 4XGuard’s rock sliders in the garage ready to be installed… just need a free evening to do it! My list of future upgrades includes 4XGuard rear sliders, and rear skid plate (whenever they get around to putting it out). I will post some pics when I get my rock sliders on. I would love to include a winch. I’m a huge fan of Omelet’s winch. It’s an amazingly clean modification that keeps the stock look, but I’m not sure if I have time to take on a project like that.

This pic is what my garage looked like when I got all of my 4X stuff. I figured since I would be taking off the stock skids it would be a good time to do all of my maintenance too, so I swapped out the diff/t-case fluids, and put in new spark plugs. The garage was a mess.




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Unread 09-20-2011, 10:19 PM   #17
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damn dude those are amazing pics
i got the adrenaline and im just sittin on my couch hahaha
i wish i had places like that around me

maybe i just gotta hunt more
haha, yeah my wife was outside taking pics... she didn't know that I was going to make the attempt on Hummer Hill. When I hit the gas and the jeep started revving up that slick rock she gave out a pretty good scream.
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Unread 09-20-2011, 10:31 PM   #18
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haha, yeah my wife was outside taking pics... she didn't know that I was going to make the attempt on Hummer Hill. When I hit the gas and the jeep started revving up that slick rock she gave out a pretty good scream.
with the QDII and lockers engaged did you really need to give it alot of gas because ive done something similar out here where i live and as soon as i engaged the lockers it just went up by itself and i barely touched the gas with street tires (lift is in just waiting on my tires)
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Unread 09-20-2011, 10:58 PM   #19
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with the QDII and lockers engaged did you really need to give it alot of gas because ive done something similar out here where i live and as soon as i engaged the lockers it just went up by itself and i barely touched the gas with street tires (lift is in just waiting on my tires)
I didn't give it a ton of gas, but you definitely have to rev the engine to get up it. Also you need to start with a little momentum. I have also gone up some very steep stuff without touching the gas, but this hill is a whole different beast. There are 2 videos on youtube that give an idea of how tuff it is:

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“Going up Hummer Hill”
“Close call on Hummer Hill, Moab, UT!”

These guys both had trouble with it and their tires are much wider than mine. The fact that I made it up so easily speaks volumes about how amazing QDII and the Duratrac tires are.
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Unread 09-20-2011, 11:09 PM   #20
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How do you like that royal purple ?
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Unread 09-20-2011, 11:21 PM   #21
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How do you like that royal purple ?
That was my first time trying royal purple. So far it seems great. The royal purple has an additive for ELSD. The label says it works for "most" ELSD applications. I debated for a while wether to add mopar additive to it or not. When I researched it some people said it works without extra additive and some people said they needed the extra additive. The stuff was cheap, so I went ahead and put the mopar additive in. I'm keeping a close eye on it to make sure it doesn't get "foamy". So far so good!
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Unread 11-26-2011, 09:51 PM   #22
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Hey Dentist! First I must say this is an awesome build many of the things that I would like to do to my 06 Wk Overland! My first question that i have been wondering is, is there any long term side effects or anything that i should be worried about when adding a lift i was thinking a 4 inch super lift, followed by some 33's but I am weary of this hurting my trans, rear diff, etc.?? Any word on if this is plausible or not?
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Unread 11-26-2011, 11:25 PM   #23
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Awesome pics there Dentist!

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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:27 AM   #24
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bump.. whats the latest on your rig dentist? this was an awesome build- i think any jeep with a set of 265s or bigger and the OME look amazing.. and perform awesome offroad it seems.
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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #25
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bump.. whats the latest on your rig dentist? this was an awesome build- i think any jeep with a set of 265s or bigger and the OME look amazing.. and perform awesome offroad it seems.
Haha crazy you post this. I was re-reading this thread last night wondering the same thing. I never said thank you DENTIST for help with the lift. Idk if you remember but I emailed you a while back asking for the instructions on the OME HD. Just wanyed to say thank you for your help. I have almost the same setup as you.
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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:51 AM   #26
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Haha crazy you post this. I was re-reading this thread last night wondering the same thing. I never said thank you DENTIST for help with the lift. Idk if you remember but I emailed you a while back asking for the instructions on the OME HD. Just wanyed to say thank you for your help. I have almost the same setup as you.
pics of your rig? looking into 285s and the OME myself
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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:53 AM   #27
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pics of your rig? looking into 285s and the OME myself
Dont have any at the moment. Sorry, what are your concerns?
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Unread 01-27-2012, 09:53 AM   #28
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Actually pm me, dont want to hijack this build thread
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Unread 01-28-2012, 06:48 PM   #29
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Hey guys! Thanks for all of the nice words! Sorry I never uploaded the pics after my last mods... I put the 4xguard rock rails and front skid on a while ago. I got the passenger side on with a buddy, but he had to go so I did the drivers on my own with a jack... those suckers are heavy! After I put them on I got the great idea of using black rivets for a better look, but it was to late... I wasn't about to mess with them. They turned out great though!











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Unread 01-28-2012, 06:50 PM   #30
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Haha crazy you post this. I was re-reading this thread last night wondering the same thing. I never said thank you DENTIST for help with the lift. Idk if you remember but I emailed you a while back asking for the instructions on the OME HD. Just wanted to say thank you for your help. I have almost the same setup as you.
Heck yes I remember! Glad to hear the lift went well! I was wondering how it went. Post a pick! I'd love to see it! Were the directions pretty helpful? I spent a TON of time combing all of the "tips" I found from various forums. How long did it take?
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