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Even better. Give you somewhere comfy to lay when installing it.
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I’m sorry if you’ve mentioned this already, but how did you mount your rear license plate? And does it have a light?
 
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I’m sorry if you’ve mentioned this already, but how did you mount your rear license plate? And does it have a light?
No need to apologize, it wasn’t mentioned. It is mounted with the bracket that comes with the Warn elite bumper. The bracket mounts to the bumper itself. You use the light from the factory bumper. I did have to extend the wiring though. I can get you a better picture of the bracket tomorrow in the daylight if you would like.
 

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Thanks for the reply. It looks great! Trying to find good solutions but unfortunately I’m not getting the warn bumper so it probably wouldn’t work for my situation.
 
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Alright, it’s sitting on 4 tires again. Got the Metalcloak 3.5 Gamechanger about 90% done over the weekend. Still have to reroute the e-brake lines, torque everything to spec and make sure the axles are centered/adjust trac bars accordingly. Hopefully I’ll have that done this evening after dinner. If not I took the day off tomorrow so I can finish.

It looks like the Jeep skipped leg day now, lol. That will be remedied tomorrow when the 37s get put on though 😎

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What are the specs on the wheels?
Sorry if I missed it.
 
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What are the specs on the wheels?
Sorry if I missed it.
Wheels are the Fifteen52 Traverse HD wheels in Block Bronze (17" X 8.5"; 4.75" BS / 0 offset)
 

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So now that you've been driving it for a little while, how's it ride, compared to stock, with the MC lift and rock sports? How are those tires on the street compared to stock?
 
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So now that you've been driving it for a little while, how's it ride, compared to stock, with the MC lift and rock sports? How are those tires on the street compared to stock?
The ride is slightly stiffer than stock, but not harsh. It feels more planted on the road and seems to wander less on the highway than it did stock. Alternatively, I do notice the bigger sidewall and increased height on higher speed corners (highway interchanges, country highway corners, etc.). Overall I am very happy with the ride on the road and would gladly recommend it to anyone looking.

Off-road, it is great, much more articulation than stock (obviously), and it makes the bigger obstacles much easier. I am loving the extra ground clearance for the breakover angle and I enjoy not dragging the belly everywhere. The slightly stiffer feel does make washboard roads a little bit more of a pain, but airing down significantly helps there.

The Trail Grapplers on the street are noticeably louder than the KO2s, but they are by no means obnoxious, and the increased noise was to be expected. My wife made the comment that they are much quieter than she was expecting. The only other thing I notice about them is when I'm coming to a stop and just starting to take off, I can feel the lugs on the road surface. I can only feel it at speeds under 5 mph so it is not a big deal. They also have a stiffer sidewall than the KO2s so I am running a lower pressure to maintain ride quality and keep full tread contact so I don't have uneven wear. I am currently running 28 psi.
 
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