What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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Some users have reported that those pinch bolt adjusters on the Synergy arms are twisting at the ends under heavy offroad use, I'm not surprised as I have to readjust my steering wheel center after hard wheeling trips because the Synergy track bar does the same and requires frequent adjustment. Just some things to think about.
I want to see pics of that. Maybe the twisting is a good thing?? If there is that much flexing past the limits of the TRE’s rotation, I would rather it rotate at the threads instead of snapping a TRE.
 

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I installed the Teraflex HD Adjustable Spare Tire Carrier and Rugged Ridge Window Visors on Saturday. Today I installed a Fishbone Mako Rear Bumper and Rugged Ridge License Plate Relocation kit. Everything installing pretty easily.
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Teraflex mount looks good.
 

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I installed the Desert Does It seat jackers on my JLUR. I purchased the fixed model, which raised the front seat by 1-1/4 inch. I'm 5'6" and feel like that height was a bit much for comfort. I didn't want to buy the adjustable ones for two reasons, cost and aesthetics. To make the seat angle perfect for me, I added a 1/4 thick flat washer under the rear seat anchors. It's perfect now. In hindsight, it would be Nice if Desert Does It offered a 3/4 inch high seat jacker model. That would have been awesome sauce for my needs. Overall, a nice product and I recommend it.
 

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Installed the Air Lift 1000 kit in the rears. Ran the airline to the tub in the rear, easy install. Holding pressure now for 36 hours.
Ready for camper season.

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First mod so far. Installed a 13" Rydonair stubby antenna.

It's my wife's dd and she's converting things to a pink accents theme. So far, she's replaced the 3 dash knobs with pink ones and pink valve stem caps. I sarcastically remarked, "What about pink windshield wipers?" She looked on Amazon and they actually sell pink ones. <sigh>

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Ordered bunch of misc stuff for my SC install to make it more to my spec/ocd-ness

ordered a couple things to flip my drag link. And installed my SunRider.
 

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I want to see pics of that. Maybe the twisting is a good thing?? If there is that much flexing past the limits of the TRE’s rotation, I would rather it rotate at the threads instead of snapping a TRE.
Never had a chance to even get it offroad. Just some clearance checking with a forklift a couple times, and the threaded bushings were loose and causing a sloppy ride and handling. Another retightening or two and the slit in the arm at the pinch bolt would be fully collapsed.

My new Metalcloak arms feel far better than when the Synergy's were brand new.

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Never had a chance to even get it offroad. Just some clearance checking with a forklift a couple times, and the threaded bushings were loose and causing a sloppy ride and handling. Another retightening or two and the slit in the arm at the pinch bolt would be fully collapsed.

My new Metalcloak arms feel far better than when the Synergy's were brand new.

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Wtf is that thing? Its in the way of your driveshaft, cut that abomination out

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Finished prepping my Jeep/Mopar UD44 for install: Carefully marked and drilled holes in spring perches for bump stops, took one last pass sanding the welds flush where the lower stabilizer mount was and painted all areas worked on plus the areas under brackets that the factory missed...Overall I am very pleased with build quality of the UD44, all 1/4" thick brackets are properly aligned and with good welds. (I can attest to this as lower stabilizer mount was a total PITA to cut off & grind welds flush) I know why they have the lower stabilizer mount (Mopar wants it to be a direct bolt on using OEM components) but it is still a lame idea...At least they also include a high-mount stabilizer bracket. Not sure why the spring perches do not come pre-drilled for bump stops...Also missing from my UD44 crate axle was the outer axle plastic dust shields, ordered those and will pick them up tomorrow.

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Reid Racing knuckles arrived today, numbers 56 &57...Now off to the powder coat shop to make them black. With a Bikini colored JL, I really do not need another splash of color-even on the undercarriage!

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NOTE: There is a major difference between Jeep/Mopar (Jeep branded diff cover) UD44's and Dana Aftermarket (Dana branded diff cover) UD44's for JL's: Jeep/Mopar units come with OEM plastic insert ball joints and Dana units come with Spicer Performance HD ball joints! This could be because Jeep has a large supply of these that were made in 2019, before Dana/Spicer introduced their Performance HD ball joints...
 

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Very late to the game, but:
Finally was able to install 35 to my spare tire carrier! (Used to run an undersized spare back there)

Because no one would sell me a Rubicon spare carrier here in Vancouver! Been looking for a year or so. (Rubicon carriers sit a little higher than Sahara/Sport so they can accommodate 35s without rub)

Bought some longer bump stops, cut off about 1” and they fit just snug.

The clearance to my bumper is just about perfect and the tire is well secured, no vibration or rattles whatsoever.

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