What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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Changed up some spring rates, new oil, seals and revalve in all the shocks and new seals in the bumpstops. Shes a tall SOB, front driveshaft no longer works without feeling like im in a vibrating chair, if i rotate the pinion enough to make it work the bumpstop strike pads might as well have lights on them and be headlights. But she sure does look good! 😍

Also added a 15watt midland micro mobile to the girlfriends jeep and a locking gas cover 👍🏻

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Looks like about 8” lift over stock Sport.
looks awesome :like:
 

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Finally installed the metal cloak 6 pak shocks and their 3.5” lift springs. While at it installed king bumps in the front. Only went around the block but so far ride is a lot more controlled is the best way to describe it. Going on a shake down run tomorrow. Still have to get longer front sway links and trim the rear lower mount for more clearance but was on a tight schedule with having toddlers in the house.

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My thoughts exactly. I was irritated enough that I didn't contact them. I'm going to soak the locks in some lubricant and see if they work again, but they're not going back on.

I liked the look, but they were inconvenient as hell. PLUS an offroad vehicle exterior part that is vulnerable to dust and water? C'mon now...

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I'm with ya... I liked the look even though I was skeptical of the vulnerability to the elements. Since I'm not that smart, I still wanted to try them out.

I wanted an all-red hood, so I removed & painted the tie-down brackets & hood-ornament bezels . I didn't want to paint the hood latches...but maybe I will.

If these don't work out, I might consider the Etsys. I'll chalk it up to a self-inflicted wound. Thanks for the warning & postings.
 

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Maybe a 2? I’m kind of new to doing mods on my Jeep. For me, removing the hood insulation liner was pretty annoying because it almost starts to crumble and I pretty much broke every retention clip. Using Rapid Tac helped a lot with allowing me to place the decal and pushing air out before it started sticking. The hardest part was getting the edge to conform to contoured front of the Rubicon hood (which is called out in the instructions. Just be patient when you do it.
Those plastic retainer clips are a pain in the ass and they're $4 each (not a typo). This set on the Amazon has 6.4 & 6.3mm clips that fit. The heads on the 6.4's are the type that will also snap off.

You should be able to find only what you need since 240 pieces may be overkill when you only need a dozen. My ladyfriend isn't the best driver & I've found myself using these for her car.
 

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Those plastic retainer clips are a pain in the ass and they're $4 each (not a typo). This set on the Amazon has 6.4 & 6.3mm clips that fit. The heads on the 6.4's are the type that will also snap off.

You should be able to find only what you need since 240 pieces may be overkill when you only need a dozen. My ladyfriend isn't the best driver & I've found myself using these for her car.
Perfect - thanks! My goal is to add some under-hood lighting before clip everything back in. Ordered this to have on hand though.
 

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Installed a Rock Hard 4X4 Patriot Series Mid Width Aluminum Bumper. Unfortunately, some hardware was missing so couldn't continue the winch install, gotta call them during the week. Nonetheless, digging the new look :)

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Same here, I was missing the rectangular Winch spacers. They were shipped to me overnight. Great bumper!
 

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Maybe a 2? I’m kind of new to doing mods on my Jeep. For me, removing the hood insulation liner was pretty annoying because it almost starts to crumble and I pretty much broke every retention clip. Using Rapid Tac helped a lot with allowing me to place the decal and pushing air out before it started sticking. The hardest part was getting the edge to conform to contoured front of the Rubicon hood (which is called out in the instructions. Just be patient when you do it.
Thank you sir. Going to do this and the vent decals.
 

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Finally installed the metal cloak 6 pak shocks and their 3.5” lift springs. While at it installed king bumps in the front. Only went around the block but so far ride is a lot more controlled is the best way to describe it. Going on a shake down run tomorrow. Still have to get longer front sway links and trim the rear lower mount for more clearance but was on a tight schedule with having toddlers in the house.

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Looks great!

I gotta pay forward the suggestion of the Rock Krawler No Limits front sway links. They are designed specifically for the Rubicons sway disconnect, and allow for the type of misalignment caused needed with the more flexible end of lifts.
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Installed my Voswitch yesterday, took my time & the install went pretty swell.

I’ll never have to have another wire going through my firewall again & hopefully it will last a while.

the unit has to sense a load on the relay to actually work.
it doesn’t tell you this in the directions.
The cool thing is it makes it a snap to add any other accessories 👍🏼

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Mounted the Go Rhino RB20 steps. Pretty easy to install. I’m pleased that (1) they will prevent some of the kick up of rocks etc.. (2) they are nice and functional and (3) they cover a lot of the pinch seam.

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Nice. I had those on my RAM 1500. Loved them. Just got a 2021 Rubicon. What model year is your Jeep. GoRhino says these "are not made for the 2021 Jeep" but I cannot imagine the holes underside changed since the stock rails are compatible from 2018 on... unless the pinch seem hole moved?
 

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The company that powder coated my rear bumper and hinged carrier, KK Finishing in Bohemia NY, also now has a secondary company, D-ring Shackle Supply Company, that offers 3/4" zinc-plated shackles in any color. They come complete with full silencer kits. I chose a red to match the Rubi rear tow hook that went with the factory rear bumper, and black silencers. They leave the shackle pins in their original black coating, so as to not tighten up the threading.

I also installed and wired up the SwitchPros 8-button panel and underhood controller. I've only been able to hook up the 1st pair of Squadron Pro spots, but the floods that will go outboard of the spots are due next week. Also have four amber LP4's and the 8-piece Lux rock lights due in the next week or so.
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Looks great!

I gotta pay forward the suggestion of the Rock Krawler No Limits front sway links. They are designed specifically for the Rubicons sway disconnect, and allow for the type of misalignment caused needed with the more flexible end of lifts.
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What length did you get? I see they have 2.5-3.5 and 4.5–6 lift but no mention on actual length. I know with metal cloak the sway bar is supposed to be angled up more than stock a few degrees for more droop.
 
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