DrHolliday Wins The April 2012 JK of the Month Contest! - JeepForum.com
View Poll Results: Vote here for the April, JK of the Month!
DrHolliday 40 38.83%
Stevebad 3 2.91%
SirWinston 10 9.71%
dvdsjk 18 17.48%
Spedly 25 24.27%
chico166 7 6.80%
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post #1 of 70 Old 04-23-2012, 11:55 PM Thread Starter
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DrHolliday Wins The April 2012 JK of the Month Contest!

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April 2012
JK of the Month Contest





DrHolliday

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Rock Krawler 3.5" X-factor Mid arm lift

Cut stock fender flares

River Raider Off Road Skid plates

RRoR Evap skid,

Rough Country Hybrid Stubby bumper w/ fog lights

MBRP D-ring shackle mounts

Smittybilt XRC8 winch w/ under hood solenoid mount

17x8.5" Black MB72's

35x12.50R17 Cooper Discoverer STT's


Before the Wrangler I had a 2005 Jeep Liberty diesel. The trans went out and My wife and I decided to trade it in on a new wrangler. We decided on the Rubicon. It quickly went from being my wife's daily driver/ commuter to my off road rig. I took it off road completely stock and decided I was going to get a budget boost and call it good. After some research that turned into the Rock Krawler lift. Every time I take the Jeep out I figure out something else to put on it. My wife has been getting a little tired of all the money going into the Jeep so every mod I do has been researched and done to get the Job done in the best and most affordable way. I've done that by making my own CB mounts and such, cutting my stock fenders, and picking up the burnt up XRC8 and spending $50 to rewire it and get it working again. The Jeep is one of my favorite vehicles and I can't wait to see what it looks like in a year or more!










Stevebad

True open air wheeling







SirWinston

Mods:
Teraflex 2.5" BB
Skyjacker HD SS
Synergy Suspension SS mount
35x12.50 BF Goodrich Mud Terrains
Cragar soft 8's
2 Windshield mounted PIAA 510's
2 Bumper mounted PIAA 520's
DIY CB antenna mount
DIY flat fenders
DIY Evap Canister Skid
Bed lined rockers
Rubi rock sliders
Cobra 19 DX IV CB radio
3' Firestik Antenna
PA system
DIY switch panel
Stubby bumper
Pavement Ends rear bumper
Riddler D44 Diff cover
Flowmaster Super 44
Northern Tools rear tow hook
Mesh grill inserts










dvdsjk

11' Sahara Tan Sahara
Mods:
Rubicon JKU suspension
33" Goodyear DuraTracs
17 " AEV Savegres painted Sahara Tan
Painted Bushwacker Flat Flares
Rugged Ridge front and cut rear bumper
Smittybilt 8k winch with synthetic line and relocated winch controller
Remote control module for winch
Wilde Boar Grille
River Raider snorkel
Avenger Supercharger Tite Top half cab
Homemade hard tonno cover
Rock Hard sport cage
Rock Hard rear plate relocator
Coastal Tech Lockpic and backup cam
Warrior Products rear tail lights
Cut up MBRP light bar with Rigid Duallies
After I traded my last JK in to get the wife into a Grand Cherokee after her accident I thought I would be driving her old grand cherokee forever! It was hit bad! 18k invested after they found many internal problems after body was finished. An opportunity came up for me to get into a JK Sahara due to a couple of bad "new car" sales months. That started it all!!! Did 95% of it myself but could not get the clearcoat right on the top so I shipped it out. Oh and it was too cold to paint the fenders in my garage so they were done in my buddies paint shop! Modded the interior and sound system to make the top install more complete.










Spedly

3" poly performance lift
poly performance adjustable control arms
currie antirock
synergy suspension shocks,
35" Goodyear MTR kevlars on 17" cragar soft 8's
Tom Woods rear driveshaft
Coast front driveshaft
River raider skid plates,
Poly performance "c" gussets and ball joints
Nitro sleeves
Superior chromoly axles
Yukon 4.88s
Detroit lockers front and rear
Stubby stock front bumper
JCR dagger rear bumper
Poly performance tie rod and drag link
AtoZ Fabrication custom cage
Twisted stitch suspension seats and rjs harnesses
Krawl Off-Road tramp stamp









chico166

2" Daystar Lift with 295 Nitto Grappler M/T's
I had traded my 2007 JKU in February of 2011 because of the rising fuel costs. In August of 2011 I had a heart attack at the age of 43 and decided after that life was too short to worry about fuel prices. I also realized that I was a heart beat (or lack there of) away from someone else driving my stuff so I bought my 2011 in September 2011 and I have been happy and content every since!








Great looking Jeeps
Good Luck To Everyone!


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post #2 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:25 AM
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Great turn out, this is a really tough one. We've got SirWinston; who I want to vote for out of his sheer determination, Doc; who has built and excellent rig and done things in nice order...oh yeah, and rolling big dog 40's now , dvdsjk; what can you say? The Avenger top half build is pretty awesome, lots of DIY and wrench time on his part , and spedly; what a kick ***, purpose built rig. Dedicated trail rig, awesome custom cage, and can-do safety first attitude wearing a helmet.

II'm going to have to hold off on voting for a bit and think about this one...crawled and subscribed.

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post #3 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:40 AM
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Great turn out, this is a really tough one. We've got SirWinston; who I want to vote for out of his sheer determination, Doc; who has built and excellent rig and done things in nice order...oh yeah, and rolling big dog 40's now , dvdsjk; what can you say? The Avenger top half build is pretty awesome, lots of DIY and wrench time on his part , and spedly; what a kick ***, purpose built rig. Dedicated trail rig, awesome custom cage, and can-do safety first attitude wearing a helmet.

II'm going to have to hold off on voting for a bit and think about this one...crawled and subscribed.
It is my daily driver too. The helmet is just for the comp. It has a headset in it so I could talk to my spotter without yelling.

Poser Jeep.
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post #4 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:50 AM
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Have to vote for the fellow Oregonian.
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post #5 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 07:15 AM
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Great turn out, this is a really tough one. We've got SirWinston; who I want to vote for out of his sheer determination, Doc; who has built and excellent rig and done things in nice order...oh yeah, and rolling big dog 40's now , dvdsjk; what can you say? The Avenger top half build is pretty awesome, lots of DIY and wrench time on his part , and spedly; what a kick ***, purpose built rig. Dedicated trail rig, awesome custom cage, and can-do safety first attitude wearing a helmet.

II'm going to have to hold off on voting for a bit and think about this one...crawled and subscribed.
This one is a nice turn out, I don't even know who to vote for and I'm in it.

2011 JK Rubicon 2 door 6-speed manual, 3.5" Rock Krawler Suspension lift, 1.25" Daystar body lift, 40x13.50R17 Nitto Mud Grapplers


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post #6 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 07:38 AM
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Have to vote for the fellow Oregonian.
And thanks!

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post #7 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 12:42 PM
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Great turn out this month! I'm having serious trouble deciding who to vote for haha

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post #8 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 04:30 PM
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Great lookin Jeeps ... Good Luck to all!
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post #9 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:12 PM
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dvdsjk !!!!! all the way !!!!
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post #10 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:46 PM
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dvdsjk !!!!! all the way !!!!
AHHHHHHH!! A fan!!!!! Thanks kade and luck boys!!! Thought I'd try it! Threw it together last night!
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post #11 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 06:51 PM
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Have to vote for the fellow Oregonian.
Dont give him to much credit yet he just moved there

But I had to vote for him being a good friend and all. And he told me he would hurt me if I didn't....

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post #12 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 07:19 PM
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Voted for Spedly sick running his jeep in competitions

04 lime green rubicon 35 BFG KM2s, RE LA 4.5", 4.88s, Riddler diff guards, full cage, Corbeau Baja RS seats

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post #13 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 08:14 PM
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It was tough to decide between DrHolliday, dvdsjk and Spedly, but I really like DrHollidays jeep and Spedly's is just bad***, but in the end I had to give to dvsjk, because of the all the work hes put into it and I really like the look of the top and the grill.

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post #14 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 08:32 PM
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It was tough to decide between DrHolliday, dvdsjk and Spedly, but I really like DrHollidays jeep and Spedly's is just bad***, but in the end I had to give to dvsjk, because of the all the work hes put into it and I really like the look of the top and the grill.
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post #15 of 70 Old 04-24-2012, 09:14 PM
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AHHHHHHH!! A fan!!!!! Thanks kade and luck boys!!! Thought I'd try it! Threw it together last night!
i would love to get the converastion you got for four doors, your jeep is the only original there and you spend more time on it then all of the other entries combine
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