Savvy JK Test Mule - Page 19 - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > JK Wrangler Technical Forum > Savvy JK Test Mule

Looking to re-gear?! CRAZY DEALS ON YUKON GEARS right here2014 Spartan Locker Special - While Supplies Last! Dana 3OPTIC ARMOR WINDOWS all sale now !!!!!!!!

Reply
Unread 03-23-2013, 10:51 PM   #271
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
They are there.

Quote:
Originally Posted by unlrubicon05 View Post
Very nice. Yea I saw the picture that you put up on Facebook. It looks like the red Currie 4 door doesn't have the railing added on


__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 12:27 PM   #272
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
The JK did so well at Moab, I hardly had anytime to take and pictures. While I was in Moab I had Outlaw Jeep Tours install a Dynomax exhaust and some MT7000 shocks. Rancho asked me to evaluate them seeing as I was running the Fox IPS remote resi shocks. I really like the Fox shocks and was surprise how nice the MT7000 performed and rode. The are a little bit more firm than the Fox but they give you comparable rode feel. maybe even a less body roll on quick turns. Off road very comparable to the Fox shocks For the money they are hard to beat for a 4" lifted JK. Check them out you won't be disappointed.

This is on a 4" Currie suspension with Antirocks front a rear. The only change was the shocks. I will be putting my Fox shocks back on but my son called dibs on the Rancho as he really likes the on road feel. He told me he like the firmness on his daily driver and he wants to lift his JK anyways.

The Dynomax exhaust is a little louder in the cockpit and there is a slight drone for a very short time. I like the way it sounds and now I'm rid of the huge muffler that was getting beat up badly on drop offs. The center mounted stainless muffler still hangs down a little but it is much better than the rear location.


__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 02:03 PM   #273
Rancho_Lifts
Vendor
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 427
Good review.
The way you push your JK you will crush your exhaust tip, I already cut mine off out at Grandpa's Garage in Moab. If you want we can convert that to a "pre dump" style as well. Let me or Danny know. Also great seeing you out there as usual, always love talking with you! See you soon. Matt

Quote:
Originally Posted by Savvy View Post
The JK did so well at Moab, I hardly had anytime to take and pictures. While I was in Moab I had Outlaw Jeep Tours install a Dynomax exhaust and some MT7000 shocks. Rancho asked me to evaluate them seeing as I was running the Fox IPS remote resi shocks. I really like the Fox shocks and was surprise how nice the MT7000 performed and rode. The are a little bit more firm than the Fox but they give you comparable rode feel. maybe even a less body roll on quick turns. Off road very comparable to the Fox shocks For the money they are hard to beat for a 4" lifted JK. Check them out you won't be disappointed.

This is on a 4" Currie suspension with Antirocks front a rear. The only change was the shocks. I will be putting my Fox shocks back on but my son called dibs on the Rancho as he really likes the on road feel. He told me he like the firmness on his daily driver and he wants to lift his JK anyways.

The Dynomax exhaust is a little louder in the cockpit and there is a slight drone for a very short time. I like the way it sounds and now I'm rid of the huge muffler that was getting beat up badly on drop offs. The center mounted stainless muffler still hangs down a little but it is much better than the rear location.


__________________
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/signaturepics/sigpic302198_8.gifRancho Suspension has been in business for over 50 years. Rancho products are proudly made in the USA!
Ask about our 90 day money back guarantee and lifetime warranty.
Follow us on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/ranchosuspension/
Rancho_Lifts is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 08:29 PM   #274
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
Matt,

Good to see you as well. I was looking at the tip today and will probably just do a cut it parallel to the ground just in front of the tip. So it still exits out the back but it will point the exhaust down. I was toying with the idea of putting it thru the Poison Spyder bumper but I'm making a new high clearance rear bumper so I didn't want to waste time doing it again.

Thanks!
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 08:45 PM   #275
Zetto
Member
 
Zetto's Avatar
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 164
Looks like you guys had a great time in Moab. I am going to make the drive out there next year. Do you have higher resolution version of the above pictures for a wallpaper?
__________________
Savvy inspired LJ

06 Silver LJ
Savvy 4" lift with aluminum CA -- Currie AntiRock (Front) -- Currie F/R Trackbars -- Savvy Modular Under Armor
BF Goodrich T/A KO 285/75/16 on 16" Moab powdercoated black -- Vanco 16" big brake kit
JeeperMan swing-away tire carrier with tub extensions (JSPUex)
Four X Doctor Rocker Guards
Hella E-Code Housings -- ARB H4 Headlight Harness (M002) -- KC 130 watt SlimLite mounted on windshield
Zetto is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 10:02 PM   #276
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zetto View Post
Looks like you guys had a great time in Moab. I am going to make the drive out there next year. Do you have higher resolution version of the above pictures for a wallpaper?
I think I can get that for you. Thanks!
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-08-2013, 10:45 PM   #277
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zetto View Post
Looks like you guys had a great time in Moab. I am going to make the drive out there next year. Do you have higher resolution version of the above pictures for a wallpaper?
PM me your email address.
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 04-11-2013, 04:56 PM   #278
Zetto
Member
 
Zetto's Avatar
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 164
Quote:
Originally Posted by Savvy View Post
PM me your email address.
I sent you an email.
__________________
Savvy inspired LJ

06 Silver LJ
Savvy 4" lift with aluminum CA -- Currie AntiRock (Front) -- Currie F/R Trackbars -- Savvy Modular Under Armor
BF Goodrich T/A KO 285/75/16 on 16" Moab powdercoated black -- Vanco 16" big brake kit
JeeperMan swing-away tire carrier with tub extensions (JSPUex)
Four X Doctor Rocker Guards
Hella E-Code Housings -- ARB H4 Headlight Harness (M002) -- KC 130 watt SlimLite mounted on windshield
Zetto is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-15-2013, 08:14 AM   #279
4wdjeepguy
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Anderson, South Carolina
Posts: 1,457
Have you reconsidered keeping the 4.88s with the 37s? Or are you still going to regear to 4.56?
4wdjeepguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 05-15-2013, 08:12 PM   #280
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4wdjeepguy View Post
Have you reconsidered keeping the 4.88s with the 37s? Or are you still going to regear to 4.56?
I'm going to try 39.5 with the 4.88s first to see how they do. I'll probably just keep the 4.88s as it is punchy!
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-23-2013, 11:24 PM   #281
David_M
Member
 
David_M's Avatar
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 420
Quote:
Originally Posted by Savvy View Post
Matt,

Good to see you as well. I was looking at the tip today and will probably just do a cut it parallel to the ground just in front of the tip. So it still exits out the back but it will point the exhaust down. I was toying with the idea of putting it thru the Poison Spyder bumper but I'm making a new high clearance rear bumper so I didn't want to waste time doing it again.

Thanks!
Gerald,
Any updates on the new high clearance rear bumper? I'm looking for a rear bumper soon as the stocker took some serious damage on the trail.
__________________
My '13 Gecko JKU On 37's Build
David_M is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 07-24-2013, 08:38 AM   #282
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
Just finished the half doors and front bumper. First articles are going to be produced soon. The rear bumper is next.
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-15-2013, 11:06 PM   #283
suicideking
Registered User
2012 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 605
Quote:
Originally Posted by Savvy View Post
Just finished the half doors and front bumper. First articles are going to be produced soon. The rear bumper is next.
Got any sneak peeks of the front bumper? That is next on my list!
suicideking is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 08-16-2013, 11:35 PM   #284
Savvy
Vendor
2014 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tustin, CA - Orange County
Posts: 6,505
They prototypes are almost finished and I should have first articles next week.
__________________
Email me for the fastest response: gman@savvyoffroad.com

Like us on Facebook FACEBOOK.COM/SAVVYOFFROAD

The ONLY place to get Savvy/Currie Lifts and parts! The best price and support!

Now with Lifetime Guarantee Lifetime Guarantee - See Here

http://www.savvyoffroad.com

Savvy Spartan 2004 LJ

2014 JKU Test Mule

2006 LJ Unlimited Black Hole

2005 LJ Test Mule

2003 TJ Project Unrolled
2003 TJ Project Click Here
Savvy is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-21-2013, 08:06 PM   #285
LittleBluE
Registered User
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Posts: 1,296
Nice!

Great read, I've followed all of your builds so far and have learned a lot through your pictures and reasoning on designing. Loving the way this is coming along.

Any updates?
plans to re-do the cage? (That reminds me, your unlimited LJ cage was awesome. Loved the fastback design, and how you used the least amount of bends to stress safety and integrity of the cage)
What class will it run in KOH?
Any pictures of how you groove the wildpeaks? I would love to groove a set similarly if they last a bit on the road when groove, any comment on the mileage?

I picked up a trackbar for my TJ awhile back and it was hit by a drunk on the right hand front and it did not bend or anything. It has also survived countless beatings out in the desesrt with plenty of moments like the ones described when the steering wheel is slung from my hands. I always figure "cr@p this time I did it in for good.." and always break everything BUT the parts you make and sell!!! (Drive by brail club )

Thanks for making me want a JK Looking forward to a this year!
LittleBluE is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.