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sixfoot9psu 03-10-2012 07:01 PM

Sixfoot9psu's Build Thread
 
Decided to write up a build thread since I've taken lots of pics along the way, just don't expect any big lifts or huge tires (don't want to get anybody's hopes up)
Bought the WK about 2 months ago
First mod was the 4xGuard front skid...here it is with the front skid and stock goodyears:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/oldtires.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3.../oldtires2.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3.../oldtires4.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3.../oldtires5.jpg
Then I picked up some Firestone Destination AT 245/70/17s for a half inch lift:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/newtires.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3.../newtires2.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3.../newtires4.jpg
Installed Rocky Road leveling kit for a half inch lift up front along with Bilstein HDs all around:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2409.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2407.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2410.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2453.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...sisolators.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...isolators3.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...isolators4.jpg
Replaced the muffler with a Magnaflow:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2383.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2402.jpg
Tuned with Superchips
Installed Volant CAI:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2372.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2374.jpg
it rubbed on the engine coolant tank so I put some rubber foam weatherseal on the intake :
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2388.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2390.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2393.jpg
LED interior lights:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...build/leds.jpg
I didn't like seeing the yellow turn signal bulb reflection so I installed some clear LEDs that light up yellow...before and after:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2438.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2437.jpg

sixfoot9psu 03-10-2012 07:02 PM

Expanded sheet metal mod:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2412.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2411.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2414.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2416.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2417.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2419.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2420.jpg
Installed the 7W cree LED reverse bulbs thanks to Omelet (the 7W are way better than the 5W, btw) comparison:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2467.jpg
Installed some 1" BORA wheel spacers made by Motorsport Technology:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2450.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...d/IMG_2454.jpg
before:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...e_spacers4.jpg
after:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ld/spacers.jpg
before:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...pre_spacer.jpg
after:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...ear_spacer.jpg
How it sits as of now:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...uild/3_10d.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...uild/3_10a.jpg
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e3...uild/3_10b.jpg

NGreen 03-10-2012 07:28 PM

Looks good. How do you like the Volant?

sixfoot9psu 03-10-2012 07:49 PM

I like the volant a lot

mattydipps 03-10-2012 07:50 PM

trucks looking good.. what do you plan to do to it?

Omelet 03-10-2012 08:38 PM

That khaki is looking great bud! There are a few mods there I recognize :D I love how a few simple thing make the WK look so much better! So what's next?!

sixfoot9psu 03-10-2012 09:00 PM

Thanks guys...I'm done for now...and by now I mean for probably 3 days :laugh: I've been looking at winches and hidden mounts like yours nate or just buying that one that's out now

Omelet 03-10-2012 09:08 PM

Ah! That would be a nice mod :thumbsup:

longboy 03-11-2012 08:58 AM

6'9"? I don't know how you fit in the WK, man. I'm 6'7" and I'm barely able to squeeze in there.

WK's looking good! I'm on the slow path to upgrades/mods on my Jeep-

sixfoot9psu 03-11-2012 09:47 AM

Yep, I'm 6'9"...I never thought I would own a jeep bc I never fit in any until the WK...there was no way I could have fit in any of the older cherokees or grand cherokees bc they didn't have enough leg room. In the wk I have the seat all the way back and the pedals all the way front and I fit pretty well...I just can't wear a hat without it rubbing the roof :laugh:

AJeepZJ 03-11-2012 08:08 PM

Always nice to see another Khaki build - I am eventually going to get to this really attractive grill mod you've done - It looks fantastic. Keep it coming!

sixfoot9psu 03-11-2012 10:24 PM

Thanks man

blizzboy283 03-12-2012 12:41 AM

We are Penn State!

Haha, looking great.

I really like the look of the led turn bulbs? Where did you get them?

sixfoot9psu 03-12-2012 07:42 AM

Haha, I got them on ebay and made sure to get ones that had a clear housing. Some were black or orange and I didn't want to see the colors reflecting off the headlight housing like the stock bulbs did. And then I wired 6 ohm load resistors to them so that they would blink the same speed as stock. I can look up the exact bulbs on ebay if anybody is interested

IndyBlueWK 03-12-2012 09:05 AM

What is the part number and where did you get those turn signal lights.

Thanks man

Jeep looks great


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