Daily Driver/Rockcrawler Mojito Build - 2019 JL Unlimited Rubicon

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My 2019 Jeep JL Rubicon Unlimited in that wonderful Mojito color! Building a very capable JL but also keeping it perfectly road worthy and reliable for daily driving.

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2019 Jeep JL Rubicon Unlimited
Premium Soft Top
8 speed automatic
Tow Package with Aux Switches

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First mod purchased was a Pro Comp 2 inch spacer lift...did not want the extra .5 inch from the other spacer kits and this one had what I needed...$170 with shock extensions to get this going...can upgrade shocks later and this gives a good starting point to handle 37s like I am planning...looks fine with stock tires as well actually!

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Flexes pretty well surprisingly! Enjoying the ride as its not much different than stock. There is now some feedback in the steering but that is most likely a castor issue.

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Went back and forth on several different mats and decided on the Mopar ones just because of fit and finish...also uses drain plug and keeps everything functional...amazon was $115 with prime shipping...hard to beat that

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Well sold one of my guitars and made enough money for some upgrades! First thing I ordered was a Rugged Ridge Arcus front bumper...its perfect for what I need....looks factory but with flair...once I get the winch it will be perfect! Really like how it went on...very easy install just took about 1 hour. Had to run and get a T-55 torx for the mounting bolts they were YUGE!
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Good looking Jeep. Following, I have a similar idea for my build.
 
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Hah i wish! That my Dads shop...such a blessing to get to work in!
 
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To fix my steering feedback I got some adjustable lower control arms to correct the castor angle. I chose the Teraflex Alpine because they were one of the only ones to use the factory bushing design which I wanted to keep to retain longevity and low maintenance on this daily driver. I lengthened them until the castor was around 7 degrees and that made the Jeep track amazing better than it did new.
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Installed a Gen3 Smittybuilt XRC 9.5K winch in my Arcus bumper. Had to remove the bumper fascia to get back to the winch plate. This winch has a beefy 7 hp motor and some awesome design elements. And the LED logo actually got my interest and looks cool even though I usually go for function over form. Very happy with the bumper and winch combo and the synthetic rope on this winch makes it one of the lightest at 70-75 lbs instead of a 95 lb winch with steel cable it will help the front to not sag much!
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I bought a set of 5 JK Rubicon Hard Rock wheels and mounted some used 37/12.5/R17 BFGoodrich KM2s on them...the tires fit perfectly with no rubbing! So excited to have these

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