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Unread 11-19-2012, 08:56 AM   #1
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$500 to spend-what should i buy

So i have an extra $500 to spend and im in need of some ideas of things to buy for the jeep that i dont already have.

please throw out what you would buy!

thanks!

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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:01 AM   #2
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So i have an extra $500 to spend and im in need of some ideas of things to buy for the jeep that i dont already have.

please throw out what you would buy!

thanks!
What do you already have in your jeep
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:02 AM   #3
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What do you already have in your jeep
X2. I would vote front locker if you don't have one.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:03 AM   #4
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Gas, but the 500 wont last long
Ha
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:05 AM   #5
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Gas.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:06 AM   #6
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great question haha

Gen-rite flat fender kit with led front turn signals
Mastercraft front seats with harnesses in all positions
Goodyear 35 in MTR-K on black Eagle alloy rims
Clifford paging alarm with proximity sensor
AEM dryflow cold air intake and Optima yellow top battery
Tuffy locking center console
Warn 8000 lb winch with wireless remote, 3/8 in synthetic cable and aluminum fairlead
Tube rock crawling doors
Hi-Lift Jack and 35 in spare with cover
Rock Hard 4X4 rear carrier with fuel can storage

Drivetrain

Rubicon 44 rear with 4:88 gears, ARB locker, Cro-Moly axles
Dana 30 front with 4:88 gears, ARB locker, Cro-Moly axles
NP-231 transfer case recently rebuilt by Absolute Offroad
Slip yoke eliminator and custom drive shaft
Rear disk brake upgrade

Suspension

Custom Rubicon Express long arm lift and Bilstein shocks
4.5 in triangulated four point in front
5.5 in triangulated four point in rear
JKS quick disconnects
Custom heavy duty crossover steering
Custom rear shock relocation outboard

Protection

Rock Hard4X4 front bumper with Hella black magic lights
Rock Hard 4X4 rear bumper with reinforcement and swing-out tire carrier
Custom roll cage
Skid plates for steering, oil and fuel tank
Rear quarter armor
Shrockworks sliders


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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:06 AM   #7
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So i have an extra $500 to spend and im in need of some ideas of things to buy for the jeep that i dont already have.

please throw out what you would buy!

thanks!
Can't tell you what to buy if we don't know what you have. Fill out your profile.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:08 AM   #8
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great question haha

Gen-rite flat fender kit with led front turn signals
Mastercraft front seats with harnesses in all positions
Goodyear 35 in MTR-K on black Eagle alloy rims
Clifford paging alarm with proximity sensor
AEM dryflow cold air intake and Optima yellow top battery
Tuffy locking center console
Warn 8000 lb winch with wireless remote, 3/8 in synthetic cable and aluminum fairlead
Tube rock crawling doors
Hi-Lift Jack and 35 in spare with cover
Rock Hard 4X4 rear carrier with fuel can storage

Drivetrain

Rubicon 44 rear with 4:88 gears, ARB locker, Cro-Moly axles
Dana 30 front with 4:88 gears, ARB locker, Cro-Moly axles
NP-231 transfer case recently rebuilt by Absolute Offroad
Slip yoke eliminator and custom drive shaft
Rear disk brake upgrade

Suspension

Custom Rubicon Express long arm lift and Bilstein shocks
4.5 in triangulated four point in front
5.5 in triangulated four point in rear
JKS quick disconnects
Custom heavy duty crossover steering
Custom rear shock relocation outboard

Protection

Rock Hard4X4 front bumper with Hella black magic lights
Rock Hard 4X4 rear bumper with reinforcement and swing-out tire carrier
Custom roll cage
Skid plates for steering, oil and fuel tank
Rear quarter armor
Shrockworks sliders
Ok looks like you have mostly everything covered. I change my vote to gas. Lol
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:13 AM   #9
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on board air, cb radio, recovery gear, diff covers, 1/2 doors or as others said gas...but thats a lame answer.


but more importantly how did you triangulate the rear with the re skid
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:18 AM   #10
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on board air, cb radio, winch or other recovery gear, diff covers or as others said gas...but thats a lame answer.
got a co2 tank i use, got cb, got winch and dif covers.

i was thinking more recovery gear. a nice snatch block and tree strap would be nice.

gas is a great answer because i only get about 175 miles to a tank so $500 would be a few weekends of wheeling
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:25 AM   #11
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I'd get the frame fixed on mine.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:28 AM   #12
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Antirock
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:33 AM   #13
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Rather than look for things to blow the $500 on, prioritize your needs (might not even be Jeep related). Figure out how much that costs. When you have the funds available, do it.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:37 AM   #14
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Rather than look for things to blow the $500 on, prioritize your needs (might not even be Jeep related). Figure out how much that costs. When you have the funds available, do it.
personal and family needs are taken care of, and this is the extra.
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Unread 11-19-2012, 09:37 AM   #15
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