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Unread 09-07-2013, 09:46 PM   #256
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Love the Jeep man. Those Moabs really made the look.

What camera do you use?

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Unread 09-08-2013, 12:00 AM   #257
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Love the Jeep man. Those Moabs really made the look.

What camera do you use?
I actually ended up getting my other wheels and tires back, I like them both equally. Will always like the moabs but the km2's ride way better than the kevlars.

I use a Nikon D90 with a 50mm 1.8
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Unread 09-08-2013, 12:25 PM   #258
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What gears are you running? Would it make sense to do gears first to see how it feels before dumping that much $ on a Ripp system?
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Unread 09-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #259
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What gears are you running? Would it make sense to do gears first to see how it feels before dumping that much $ on a Ripp system?
This.

3.73s, 35's, and the 42rle has to suck worse than 33's and 3.07s...and that's pretty bad.
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Unread 09-09-2013, 02:12 PM   #260
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Yeah I was over reacting a little lol, what gears should I be running? The max tire size I would run is a 37.. 4.88?
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Unread 09-09-2013, 03:40 PM   #261
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Yeah I was over reacting a little lol, what gears should I be running? The max tire size I would run is a 37.. 4.88?
5.13 for 35's.

5.38 for 37's.

Pretty sure the deepest a JK D30 can go is 5.13 though. Might be wrong on that.

Edit: My God, you're running at 1600rpm at 65mph right now. That has to be awful.
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Unread 09-09-2013, 09:13 PM   #262
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5.13 for 35's.

5.38 for 37's.

Pretty sure the deepest a JK D30 can go is 5.13 though. Might be wrong on that.

Edit: My God, you're running at 1600rpm at 65mph right now. That has to be awful.
I dont think its 1600.. Ill have to re look, I usually keep OD off anyways. But that low RPM is nice on the flats, better mileage Before the hills I was getting around 18 going 70.

I wouldnt got any lower (or higher) than 5.13) those teeth are tiny from what I've heard.
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Unread 09-10-2013, 09:06 AM   #263
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I regularly switch between the stock wheels/tires and the 35" Kevlars. I think the kevlars actually ride smoother than the stock bfg muds.
I opted for the Superchips FlashCal for speedo correction.
4.10's with the 3.6l is pretty good even in the CO mountains. Getting about 18mpg with the 35's and 20mpg with stock (2 door).
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Unread 09-11-2013, 02:22 PM   #264
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Ok so it's 1600 at 65.. What would 5.13 be?
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Unread 09-11-2013, 03:17 PM   #265
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I regularly switch between the stock wheels/tires and the 35" Kevlars. I think the kevlars actually ride smoother than the stock bfg muds.
I opted for the Superchips FlashCal for speedo correction.
4.10's with the 3.6l is pretty good even in the CO mountains. Getting about 18mpg with the 35's and 20mpg with stock (2 door).
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18mpg and 35's? I need to get a new JK.

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Ok so it's 1600 at 65.. What would 5.13 be?
It would put you right below 2,300. Perfect RPM for cruising.
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Unread 09-13-2013, 07:31 PM   #266
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Hm, sweet. Tax returns next year will go towards that then haha.

Picked up a set of those smittybilt tire deflators, look nice. Will try them out tomorrow with my buddy chad (blackwhiteriot).

Pictures tomorrow ofcourse!
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Unread 09-15-2013, 03:46 PM   #267
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As promised pictures. Didnt do anything too hard but it was still really fun. Deflators worked great, doors off is the best thing ever. Especially when its almost 90 degrees out

When it was clean the day before..









Aired to 15psi, tires flex good, room for a 37 maybe?



And a nice drive back home with no breaks!

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Unread 09-19-2013, 02:24 PM   #268
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Thinking of getting a 50" led next week, was looking at getting a spot light instead of a flood light. Any preference? I would mainly use it for back roads driving..
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Unread 09-19-2013, 02:41 PM   #269
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Wow, Jeep is looking very nice - excellent setup you have going there.
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Unread 09-22-2013, 04:18 PM   #270
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