2020 JLU Rubicon Recon (Aka Grizzly)

General Information

MODEL YEAR
2020
MAKE
Jeep
MODEL / TRIM
Rubicon Recon, Wrangler Unlimited
COLOR
Bright White
ENGINE
2.0T eTorque (2.0 L Hurricane I4-T)
TRANSMISSION
8-speed Torqueflite 850RE automatic transmission
PACKAGES
Recon, trailer, LED lights,
MODS - WHEELS / TIRES / BRAKES
5) MOPAR Wheel 77072466AB Specs:
- Size: 17"x8"
- Bolt Pattern: 5x5
- Offset: 12mm
- Backspacing: 4.4"
- Center Cap: Included
-Reuse OE TPMS
****went with Mopar to escape the additional 4.75 industry backspacing as it is too much IMO. Plus 8”W rims have been perfect for my other off-road applications in the past. Keep all leavers at a min to alleviate steering and axle issues down the road!

5) BFG MT KM3 37x12.50R17 D rated
Repurpose OEM TPMS
MODS - TIRE SIZE
37" Tires
MODS - SUSPENSION / CHASSIS
Mopar Lift PN: 77072430AD (emphasis on the “D” PN as it’s the latest revision front spring kit).
Alignment +0.125”
Headlight alignment

DayStar front correction spring pads

Mopar Tailgate/spare tire relocation bracket PN: 82215355.
NOTE: the Recon already comes with HD tailgate reinforcement.
MODS - LIFT HEIGHT
2" Lift
MODS - POWERTRAIN / DRIVETRAIN
MBRP Exhaust
Artec JL Full Bellypan - 4 door 2.0L ALUMINUM
MODS - SOFTWARE / TUNE / PROGRAMMER
Tazer JL Lite:
Adjust to new tire height (running 30psig) =35.8”OD
Seat Belt Chim delete
Lower TPMS tire pressure to 20psig (currently set at 37psig)
Swaybar disconnect adjust to all transfercase settings (2h, 4h, 4l) and increase to 25mph for engagement (currently set to 18mph in 4wd only)
FORUM BUILD THREAD
https://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/billy’s-build-rubi-two.50864/
HISTORY / EXPERIENCE / COMMENTS
1975 CJ5, 304 cu in (5.0 L) AMC V8
1989 YJ Islander, 4.0l, 5-Speed
2003 TJ Rubicon, 4.0l, 5-speed
2020 JLU Rubicon, 2.0T, 8-Speed Auto
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