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Unread 07-07-2014, 12:58 PM   #1
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New Jeep

Just bought my first jeep, just wanted to introduce it to the forum. Tell me the things i should buy and what no to buy. Thanks for the pointers

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Unread 07-07-2014, 01:06 PM   #2
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Just bought my first jeep, just wanted to introduce it to the forum. Tell me the things i should buy and what no to buy. Thanks for the pointers
Great looking rig! Congrats on the buy.

What you should get for it depends on what you want to do with it. If you're wheeling you should Armor up. If it's staying the streets then it's all about your style and what you like. Let me know if you have specific questions or would like a quote!

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Unread 07-07-2014, 01:16 PM   #3
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More of a road vehicle and hauling the trailer with a side by side to the camp, mainly looking for some hp gain but not at a extreme cost.. overall the jeep has decent power
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Unread 07-07-2014, 02:24 PM   #4
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What to buy and not buy? You are going to get a world of opinions on that! Do some research... each major component has multiple competitors who make good aftermarket products... lifts, wheels, shocks... yada yada yada. Buy what looks good to you and on sale...
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Unread 07-07-2014, 03:03 PM   #5
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Avoid Smittybilt bumper/carrier. Poorly designed Chinese junk (coating wore off and handle kept coming loose, plus the latching mechanism never fit/aligned properly). I'm glad mine is gone and lesson learned. I would've saved money by going with a higher quality product from the start; rather than repairing/upgrading cheap parts along the way.
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Unread 07-08-2014, 09:05 AM   #6
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Some good horses in it.

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More of a road vehicle and hauling the trailer with a side by side to the camp, mainly looking for some hp gain but not at a extreme cost.. overall the jeep has decent power
A way to get a few more ponies working is to re-gear it. I am guessing that it has the standard 3.21 gearing in the axes. If you want to keep decent mpgs but tow, look at 3.73 or 4.10s. Those are factory options and a lot of aftermarket sets are available.
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Unread 07-08-2014, 01:46 PM   #7
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it has the 3.73's.. whats the best programmer out there or is it worth it
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Unread 07-08-2014, 07:02 PM   #8
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Superchips has a good reputation.
A 2014 with the 3.6L should have plenty of power. But if you really want the power to be transferred correctly, a regear is in order.
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Unread 07-09-2014, 08:58 AM   #9
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I have a Superchips Flashpaq. Its pretty versatile and allows you to manage the shifts points etc, for better tuning. But Re-gearing is going to be your best bet like the others have said.
Nice looking Jeep. Looks like it already has a lift or leveling kit. Tell us more about it by filling in your sig in your profile. What are you looking to change/upgrade?
lights? winch? Maybe change those wheels...?
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Unread 07-09-2014, 01:39 PM   #10
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Here is another pic. I would like to add a light bar on the top, the gravel road to our camp is 15 miles long, would love to light it up at night
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Unread 07-09-2014, 02:02 PM   #11
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Nice jeep! But looks too good to put an ugly light bar on it.
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