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post #31 of 555 Old 05-10-2009, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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my old TJ




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post #32 of 555 Old 05-10-2009, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
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You like the TJ over the JK or do you just miss certain things about it? I know ever model of jeep has a certain feel to it that is unlike no other.
I actually really love the JK. It is a rubi so of course I love it more than my sport but it is my DD so it is a really nice ride even on 35s.
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post #33 of 555 Old 05-20-2009, 06:39 AM Thread Starter
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I put some nets in the back of the jeep to keep my dog in.




Ordered some soft doors yesterday so I can't wait for them to come. Full doors will go in storage for the summer.
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post #34 of 555 Old 05-20-2009, 06:47 AM
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I love that orange color. It jumps out at you. You are also gonna love the soft doors!!! Putting mine back on tommorrow. hope they go right on the 09 without to much adjusting. I had them fitting perfect for the 07.

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yeah I love the orange. I think it is my favorite jeep color. I was happy when I found a rubi in the color I wanted.


sooo stoked about soft doors
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post #36 of 555 Old 05-21-2009, 11:10 PM Thread Starter
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I went canoeing and just threw the canoe on top of the jeep.

...its nice having a jeep



I thought it looked pretty good on there so I took a picture
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post #37 of 555 Old 05-22-2009, 09:00 AM
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MattMAN your jeep is sick and love the canoe on top of it. Makes me stoked for my canoe/camping trip down to WV in mid July.

Yea the Sunburst is a great color. Got the same color and get mad props on it all the time.
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post #38 of 555 Old 05-22-2009, 09:23 AM
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looking good...


15's???

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post #39 of 555 Old 05-22-2009, 09:36 AM Thread Starter
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thanks everyone.

yep they are 15s


as long as the BS is 3.75" they fit
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post #40 of 555 Old 05-22-2009, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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I have spidertrax wheel adapters too that push them out another 1.25" because they were 5x4.5 and I didn't feel like buying new wheels and mounting them.

I like a little poke
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where did you get the nets? ...I've been looking all over.

...dude - I love the 35's on 15's - they look so much bigger (cheaper too). Sweet rig.
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post #42 of 555 Old 05-22-2009, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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yeah I like the way 35s look and the price for tires is a ton cheaper.

The nets are from here.... http://www.jeepcargonet.com/
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Mattman,

I'm a working on my JK and was wondering what lift kit you went with? When you start really looking there are so many of them to choose from. I am leaning toward the Teraflex 2.5" kit with springs and shocks for a starter.

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post #44 of 555 Old 05-24-2009, 08:20 AM Thread Starter
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thanks

I just went with the rough country BB because it was really cheap. I am planning to do 4.5" of lift in the near future and wanted to get it off the ground so I got the cheapest lift I could find.
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I am leaning toward the Teraflex 2.5" kit with springs and shocks for a starter.

i've got the 2.5" kit, just have to find time to install it...


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