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post #1 of 156 Old 06-12-2011, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
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MD_RUBI Rebuild

My jeep will be going under the knife by Adrenaline Off Road LLC for next phase of modifications.
In the shop waiting to be installed:
  • Currie Dana 60 axle w/5.38, Detroit lockers, and large rotors
  • Rock Krawler coil over (F&R)
  • Redneck ram assist steering
  • PSC steering cooler kit
  • Currie rock jock rear sway bar
  • John L's Powerplant in cabin controls
  • Powerplant auxiliary air tank w/air chucks front and rear
  • Extended rear storage (house powerplant auxiliary air tank)
  • Allied bead lock wheels
  • Goodyear MTR w Kevlar 40x13.50x17
  • River raider breather kit

Still need to order:
  • New drive shafts
  • Teraflex master cylinder
  • Teraflex calipers
  • Currie Truss or custom made one
  • PSC steering reservoir
  • Polyperformance front & rear track bar brace
  • metalcloak front sway bar kit
  • metalcloak front inner fender

Still in discussion:
  • dropdown tail gate
  • custom role cage
  • air bump stop
  • 4BT swap

different stages of MD_RUBI

First day home....


week later...



month later I had to replace the front bumper, diff.cover, exhaust, and front drive shaft because they got distoried...


meet River Raider at PA jeep show and become first JK customer


very first set of RR tube fenders...


RR slider action...


Big Dog!!! time for RR rear bumper.


facelift


big RR azz...


back to RR for bigger shoes...


current state at Adrenaline Off Road waiting upgrade....

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post #2 of 156 Old 06-12-2011, 05:38 PM
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Wish I had your income lol....

Looks good man... especially the second to last picture, that side shot is awesome...

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post #3 of 156 Old 06-12-2011, 05:46 PM Thread Starter
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Wish I had your income lol....

Looks good man... especially the second to last picture, that side shot is awesome...
Thanks. Haven't wheeled or driven it for about a year so I'm not sure about the income part.
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post #4 of 156 Old 06-12-2011, 05:55 PM
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Thanks. Haven't wheeled or driven it for about a year so I'm not sure about the income part.
sounds like my TJ... built it, went on a 10 month camping trip in the desert, and then came back and somebody offered me about what I had into it so I sold it. Probably the worst decision i've ever made too...

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post #5 of 156 Old 06-14-2011, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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Ordered the psc reservoir
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post #6 of 156 Old 06-14-2011, 10:36 PM
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So can i have your stock rubi rails and your fenders?

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So can i have your stock rubi rails and your fenders?
Ummmmm..... Onlything stock I have are the engine, transmissing, transifercause, and dash. The fenders got destroyed in the first month I owned the jeep and someone already has the rails.
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bummer for me lol...

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post #9 of 156 Old 06-15-2011, 07:49 AM
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Looking good How do you like the service @ Adrenaline Off Road LLC? I need some work done & I am in the process of looking for a reputable shop.
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post #10 of 156 Old 06-15-2011, 10:40 AM
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What brand is the side armor???
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post #11 of 156 Old 06-16-2011, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Looking good How do you like the service @ Adrenaline Off Road LLC? I need some work done & I am in the process of looking for a reputable shop.
They are great! Wouldn't let anyone else work on my jeep. He stands by his work and I don't think you will find anyone who will say anything bad about his quality of work. I highly recommend using adrenaline for all your work.
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bummer for me lol...
Lol.....
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What brand is the side armor???
All armor are river raider
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post #14 of 156 Old 06-17-2011, 12:54 PM Thread Starter
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looks like Redneck Ram lost my pitman and sent me a badly bent one in return. Waiting to hear back from them.





Jeff, ordered a new one so we cna get moving on the installs.
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post #15 of 156 Old 07-02-2011, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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update

OK…….

I spent this morning at Adrenaline Off Road to talk to Eric and Jeff about my Jeep and get thing ready for work to begin on next Tuesday.

We laid out all the parts and double checked inventory. We came across couple issues.
  • Currie sent one rear rotor with wrong bolt pattern
  • We are missing a set of RK coil mounts
  • Redneck Ram owes us a pitman arm

Jeff, well get these issues worked out on Tuesday.

Redneck box installed


New Tires ready to be mounted


New Alled Beedlocks



RK coils


RK mounts and rest of the steering


All ready for Eric to start work on Tue.
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