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First off thats my instagram for the jeep so if anyone wants to follow lol.

Anyways I figured its about time I made a build page so lets start.

There she is all nice and stock jlu sport with a soft top. Blank canvas. I had no idea what it would evolve into. Like most people though lol.

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I then proceeded to add a RK 2.5 xfactor lift and dirty life -12 gold wheels. I had issues with the RK lift and I wasnt happy with it or the lift height. Actually I take that back before this lift I had a 2” spacer lift, that lasted about 2 months.

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After the RK 2.5” lift, I went to a Rebel offroad toy drive and I ended up winning a full metalcloak 2.5” lift with arms and rocksport shocks. One of the pics shows 2.5” rk vs mc spring length. I Was very happy with the lift it performed great.

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At some point between all this I got a front barricade bumper from extreme terrain, a smittybilt x20 winch (which I added solenoid to so I can switch it off inside the cab) mopar tailgate reinforcment and made my own cb antenna bracket for my cobra 75. Also added a M.O.R.E dead pedal, built my own tailgate table, (not pretty but functional).

built my own cowl mount dual bracket for some led spots, got my ARB portable dual compressor and proceeded to build a mount and mount the whole thing in the jeep.

Came up with the Double take mirror idea for the jeep and sent it in to the company and they liked it, they are functional and cheap for doorless days.

Had my cousin fab me up a kydex holster on ram mounts to mount in the glove box and added Metalcloak rear diff skid

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Before most of this I built a switch panel and a relay bank because I did not have any bonus packages on the jeep and no aftermarket was out yet.

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Then I got to the front end, added steersmarts tie rod and drag link, fox ATS stabilizer, torq locker, Rcv one piece shafts motobilt diff covers, and got both front and rear regeared to 4.56. Also added dominion offroad highlift mount, and a fire extinguisher.

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Then it was time to trade the soft top in for a hard top, remove the portable box from the arb and hard mount it Because I installed an air locker. As well as traded out my metalcloak lift for accutune lift with tuned factory 2.5” shocks and king front bumpstops. (Lift #4 if youre counting)

added some molle and bags to my tailgate table and a brawlee light in the rear with quadratec engine skid plate, and also got some rotopax mounts from another member on here.

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Ended up ripping apart my front driveshaft so I replaced it with an adams. Added ace pro series bumper and tire carrier, and a gmrs radio and made my own antenna mount.

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Ended up getting a can am xrs so that took some time away from building the jeep for awhile, heres some pics of the can am. Jeep tows it just fine!

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And thus brings me to my current stage and mods that ive done. For now im looking for banks to rob, or body parts to sell.

Evo mfg bolt on coilovers, with evo front fender liners. (5th and hopefully final lift)

Added some rubi fenders I got off ebay and some AAL fender lights.

And the Ultimate dana44 geared to 4.56 with eaton elocker.

Needed some wheel spacers to eliminate some rubbing on the coilovers so I added 1.5” spacers (which are now in the rear only) and also added some drop brackets for the front control arms to give me some more pinion angle.

Then again today I changed up my compressor mounting and relocted the air tank, the compressor up above the wheel well and added an additional 2 gallon tank for air tools or whatever else.

Im sure Ive missed stuff, I will try to keep this updated better as I get more mods rollin.

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Thanks that answers a lot of questions for me.

Out of all the shocks you've had what rode the best?

I'm not a fan of the Fox 2.0 Ifps I have currently.
 
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Thanks that answers a lot of questions for me.

Out of all the shocks you've had what rode the best?

I'm not a fan of the Fox 2.0 Ifps I have currently.
My tuned fox factorys with the accutune. I was able to blast pretty fast through the desert and be comfortable. These coils are second, probably be first if I got them custom tuned. But these are a little on the harsher side., specially on smaller bumps.
 

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I then proceeded to add a RK 2.5 xfactor lift and dirty life -12 gold wheels. I had issues with the RK lift and I wasnt happy with it or the lift height. Actually I take that back before this lift I had a 2” spacer lift, that lasted about 2 months.

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how did you like those falcon 2.1s when you had them? With rock krawler springs?
 

                           
























































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