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EXTREME (Use) JL Build For Racing

Check out the total transformation of this JL Sport to an extreme use racing JL. How’d it turn out?? The build / racing photos inside and the specs list speak for themselves!


AxlesCurrie VXR60’s (off the shelf with race prep)
GearsYukon 5.38 (race polished)
LockersYukon Competition Grizzly front and Yukon Competition Zip rear (Yukon compressor)
DriveshaftsAdams Driveshafts 1350 front and rear
SuspensionCustom Rock Krawler / Currie / CRC long arm with 3 link front and double triangulated rear with 3″ stretch. (7075 aluminum links)
Shocks – 12″ front and 14″ rear
SwaybarsCurrie AntiRock front and rear
BumpStopsDaystar “Air” Bumps at all 4 corners with PRP limit straps
WheelsDirtyLife Roadkill 17×9 beadlocks
Tires AMP Tires MT 35×12.50R17
Half doors – Savvy
Armor – Savvy Offroad
aluminum front and rear bumpers. Hybrid aluminum and steel rocker armor
Under belly armorArtec Industries full aluminum belly armor system customized to work with factory gas tank removed and accommodate the double triangulated long arm rear suspension.
Winch – Warn 9.0RC with Masterpull Superline XD synthetic rope and Factor55 Hook Link and fairlead
Roll cageCustom BrawlerFab 1.75″ DOM
Seats/HarnessesPRP Alpha composite race seats and 5 point harnesses for both driver and co-driver
Fresh Air SystemRugged Radios M3 carbon fiber dual air pumper system
ElectronicssPOD for accessories and lighting, Tazor for calibrations and Superchips TrailCal for telemetry
LightingRigid Industries custom Adapt pod system front and rear
ComunicationsRugged Radios race radio and intercom flush mounted into factory dash
GPSLowrance HDS7 Carbon Baja flush mounted into factory dash (replacing factory radio)
Fuel System Pyrotect custom fuel cell with factory style fuel pump module and dual Aeromotive fuel pumps
Cooling System – Griffin aluminum radiator with separate transmission cooler/spal fan
Graphics/WrapXenia Race Wraps
Fluids – Mopar
from Enumclaw CJDR

Target weight – 4000 lbs
Wheelbase – 99.8″
Width – 83″ bulge to bulge
Suspension travel – 12″ front and 14″ rear

Follow the continuing build journal inside!