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post #31 of 206 Old 09-23-2014, 02:27 PM Thread Starter
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Damn nice looking Jeep.
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Nice jeep! Most people here would say that the 2.5" will be pretty solid for overall functionality. I'm running a teraflex spring lift on my JKU with JKS quick disconnects, and I've been using it pretty hard with no major issues. Granted, I'd imagine the driveshaft angles on the JK might be a little more, but you should be ok. Wish my jeep had come with fender flares stock. With those and the 2.5" lift, you could manage running 37's, though your axle shafts might not like it.
Yeah knuckles might not like it either haha nor my wallet. 14 mpg is bad enough. I'd love to get every River Raider piece of crap off this vehicle. That company has aggravated me enough.


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post #32 of 206 Old 09-23-2014, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Went to the dealership to have them take care of my marker light that RROR uses, they are having new bulbs shipped. Unfortunately for the dealer, I'm not going back. It's a 2 hour drive and they have done nothing but try to screw me since day 1. I should have just gone somewhere else. They also tried to send me to some guy to "calibrate" my speedo instead of giving me the AEV procal that was on the build sheet, but not in my Jeep. After a brief discussion with the manager, I have a Procal being delivered to my door.
That will be the last time I deal with them.

Any warranty work I may need done can be done at any Jeep dealership correct?

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post #33 of 206 Old 09-24-2014, 05:32 PM
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Any warranty work I may need done can be done at any Jeep dealership correct?
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To add on that- You'll get different experiences depending on the Jeep dealership you go to. When I first had a problem with my ABS module, I brought it do the original dealership where I'd bought it on the Jersey Shore. They took one look at my skid plates and told me they wouldn't bother because any and all damage was a result of offroading. When I tried to say that the ABS module is unrelated to the skid plates, they told me to go pound sand, no warranty. They also said that it would cost 2k to replace my 'damaged' skid plates.....what?

I brought my Jeep to another dealership associated with the New Jersey Jeep Association, and they didn't give me any grief. All around much better experience.
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post #35 of 206 Old 09-26-2014, 06:56 AM Thread Starter
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The Jeep dealership that is 20 minutes away, the people that own it, and work there drive lifted diesels and Jeeps. Its redneck country out here so everyone drives their Jeeps the same and they are great people with lifted vehicles so I think I am safe with them. I should have just bought it there to begin with.

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post #36 of 206 Old 09-27-2014, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Received my AEV ProCal from the dealership. I couldn't get anything to work, called AEV and was informed that it is one of the very few duds. So now I have to send it back for a new one.

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Finally got all my stuff in

Lift put on 09/30/14

Bilstein 5100's Tuned for AEV Dual Rate Coils


Everything else


Ready for surgery


Track bar relocation bracket dropped right in






Rear all done!




OME steering stabilizer relocation bracket. I think I am going to cut the tabs off for the stock location. If I need to take it back to stock, I can fab new tabs fairly easily.






It took about 7.5 hours total including the time for supper and making a custom tool for the passenger side front shock. Everything went pretty smoothly, our only hiccup was trying to line up the rear track bar. It had a slight twist and required a little "persuasion" from a dead-blow. We made sure to anti-seze everything and torque it all down. So far I am very happy. I have only driven to and from town so far. I'll see how it goes off road pretty soon. This weekend were making a trip to an off road park in Western PA.

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looks good man!!!
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post #39 of 206 Old 10-03-2014, 12:21 AM Thread Starter
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looks good man!!!
thank you! I got some poser pictures today I need to upload

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post #40 of 206 Old 10-15-2014, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
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Just a few pictures from the last wheeling trip of the year and a couple around my house while exploring the other day




This thing was up on two wheels at one point.













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post #41 of 206 Old 10-15-2014, 11:28 AM
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Those trails look exactly like what we've got around here. Nice pics man. The black color on a JK is hard to beat.

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Have you ever received your seat covers I'd be interested in seeing some pictures.
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post #43 of 206 Old 10-16-2014, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Those trails look exactly like what we've got around here. Nice pics man. The black color on a JK is hard to beat.
Must be fun then! I love the rocks. I like the black but it's such a pain. I'm a white vehicle guy. But you're right. I love the looks of black on mine.

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Have you ever received your seat covers I'd be interested in seeing some pictures.
Actually no! I am getting annoyed. They had a 2 week delay because the Mossy Oak Snow Camo pattern had a defect. I should be getting them next week I believe. I'll definitely get some pics up when I get em!

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Finally got my replacement Procal today! For something that was supposed to come with this Jeep, it took two and a half months. The first one was a dud. Then I had a pain in the *** time getting ahold of AEV. Now I got one that works and got my tire size set up so it shifts so much nicer and I can tell how fast I'm going. As well as getting my TPMS shut off so I don't have my light on the dash. Next package should be the seat covers, then she'll be getting parked for the winter as long as I find a decent cherokee or car to drive.

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post #45 of 206 Old 10-22-2014, 11:57 AM Thread Starter
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Well my Jeep family grew by 1 today!

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