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Unread 08-26-2009, 10:21 AM   #1
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Wasted $$$$$..... What Mods Are Not Worth It!!!!

If you have done a mod thats not worth it post it here and help save the rest us us some bucks. Mine I put on bushwacker pocket flares. They are ok but going thru narrow trails they are like big wings that catch every branch. Glad I didnt have them painted. I think money would have been better spent with a better lift. I also should have gotten a ruby to start.

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Unread 08-26-2009, 10:31 AM   #2
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A Banks cat back was a waste. Shouldve just bought a Magnaflow muffler or something similar.
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Unread 08-26-2009, 10:42 AM   #3
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Black Diamond lift that I had initially was the worst p.o.s. I have spent money on in my entire life.
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:04 PM   #4
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Thanks guys keep um comming
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:07 PM   #5
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Rugged Ridge Mirror Relocators for JK $70. couldn't hardly see out of my mirrors with them on so I took them off

Like many others I bought a simple round mirror from Harley for less than 20 bucks and threaded it through the upper door hinge of the driver side (couldn't see out of it too well either but at least I don't have to move my mirrors back and forth every summer and now I'm street legal)

Also, you lose the ability to tilt your mirror inward while going through tight trails wit the relocator
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:09 PM   #6
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I haven't personally bought a cold air intake for a wrangler but don't waste your money there either

If you want zero performance and this risk of getting sand and dirt in there be my guest
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:17 PM   #7
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Wow thanks was gonna get both the relocators and the cold air intake guess I'll rethink that idea.
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:22 PM   #8
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Ya the CAI is no help to wranglers, most engines have restricted airflow which is why a CAI can help but to my understanding a Wrangler is not restricted so it doesn't help your power. Also, without the factory filter you're going to get all kinds of debris in there once you remove it.

As far as thie mirrors go check out this thread

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Bigger tires and a lift. They are horrible! They make your Jeep look and perform even better than stock....just a tragedy.
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Bigger tires and a lift. They are horrible! They make your Jeep look and perform even better than stock....just a tragedy.
haha, so they do. why oh why is that the first thing i've done to every jeep I got?
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Thanks for the link on the Harley mirrors gonna go check out ebay right now.
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Unread 08-26-2009, 12:57 PM   #12
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Wow tons of mirrors on ebay. Will basicly any of the mirriors work? Kinda going with a skull theme on my jeep and those skull mirrors are sick.
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Unread 08-26-2009, 01:06 PM   #13
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That hood application that everyone thinks looks like a Hummer. Nah, I don't have that, but I remember seeing it for the first time and thought about buying it. I was just wanting to add any kind of mods I could at the time. I came to my senses about a few days later and thought that was the ugliest thing you could do to your Jeep. Also serves absolutely 0 purpose.
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gasoline.... they say you need it but its bs
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