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post #61 of 456 Old 02-15-2013, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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I see you reconsidered your options JK
You'll like the ride of the AEV. It flexes prety good disco'd as well. Did you end up getting the control arm drop brackets. They hang down a bit ,but I feel the difference in handling with mine. Glad to see your build coming along and your getting her dirty.
I did haha, spent a little more coin to get a good start up kit that I can add too eventually. I wanted the bilsteins, didnt feel brave enough to wait for the backordered shocks to turn out they are junk. Everything is in order for the AEV so hopefully will have it soon!

And ofcourse I had to take it stock wheeling just to see how it handled. Did ok with street tires, but definitely could use some extra traction lol


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post #62 of 456 Old 02-16-2013, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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Took another wheeling adventure, and this time was more of a challenge. Didnt get many action pictures cause most of them are blurry, but we got plenty video of snow which we got stuck in for a while. Heres some pictures to hold you off until I get a few videos up. Went up with my brother "Badmoony"

















Then we found snow, wet snow



Videos soon

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Damn dude. Would of loved to go. What trail has the tree?
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My brother



Pulling my brother out


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Damn dude. Would of loved to go. What trail has the tree?
It was crazy up there, lots of snow. That trail is cedar tree, its 3 times longer than powerline. Shoots you around firebreaker 5 area, we got really familiar with the roads now so it should be easier now

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It was crazy up there, lots of snow. That trail is cedar tree, its 3 times longer than powerline. Shoots you around firebreaker 5 area, we got really familiar with the roads now so it should be easier now
When's the next time you're going? I want in for sure.
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When's the next time you're going? I want in for sure.
Probably when I get the lift and tires on. Kurts girlfriend came and she loved it, more people the better!

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Got better versions of the videos, photobucket is terrible at uploading videos

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Got a couple things for the jeep these past few days. Picked up my new wheels and tires, 35/12.5R15 KM2's with Level 8 trackers. Changed the stance completely (in a great way ofcourse), also picked up a bushwacker hood scoop. Also trimmed the bumper, will definitely be keeping the stock bumper and getting a winch plate and making my own hoop with light mounts. Functionality over looks at this point. No sense in buying a $600+ bumper for supporting a winch.

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Lift couldnt take any longer to get here

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post #70 of 456 Old 02-19-2013, 07:24 PM
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It's sad you can fit 35s stock

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2003 4.0l wj- 6.5 inch IRO+.75 spacers. 4.56 gears. dana44a swap. 35x12.50 MTR Kevlars

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post #71 of 456 Old 02-19-2013, 08:15 PM Thread Starter
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It's only sad for everyone but us. I'm still trying to figure out what I want for my jeep. So much aftermarket support that it gives me a headache.

I'm only lifting it to 2.5" so that's not too bad

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Those tires look good , that should help you out alot. Notice any power loss?

Keep an eye on that pinch seam ,you may need to trim it.
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Great wheeling videos man! Pretty sweet that you are able to wheel with your brother and the WJ stays in the family! Sub'd

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Those tires look good , that should help you out alot. Notice any power loss?

Keep an eye on that pinch seam ,you may need to trim it.
Thanks man, it sits more stout for sure! I noticed my mileage, and on the freeway it goes in overdrive alot but city driving it's really not that bad. I've noticed it rides more rough though. The jeep overall iis just rougher, i dont mind though

I'll definitely lookout for that pinch seam. Nothing a dotco can't take care of!

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Great wheeling videos man! Pretty sweet that you are able to wheel with your brother and the WJ stays in the family! Sub'd
Thanks! It's really nice to see it wheeling right behind me, plus it's good to see my brother wheeling in general so overall it's a good time

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