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J-rod's JK

Post by J-rod » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:52 pm

ok so the time has come to show some progress on the JK.

I have been adding little items here and there for the last couple weeks

Started here:
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Then I put on some chopped flares:
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Then I decided on the 3.25" lift from RC
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I found a set of 35" KM2's locally so I got wheel spacers to be able to use my OEM wheels for the time being
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Then thanks to CrawlerMike and Spudbar we slapped the lift on in no time!
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these were a pita to install; still not certain they were worth it :lol:
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and how it rolled out of the garage:
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home waiting on the new tires. I know I will get busted on for the tires. but I am ok. I know what the end result will entail so I am still happy with my JK 8)

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the 35's should be on this weekend if I can find a shop to do it Friday

oh.....and some gear changes and 36-37's are in store after Christmas! :dance:
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Post by speedy » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:02 pm

nice get the tires on and lets hit hellz
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Post by Bev » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:02 pm

Very nice. :-)

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Post by Becki » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:03 pm

Oh, Jared I may have to make that last pic my screen saver, so I can have a good laugh every time I get on the computer.

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Post by Justin Sinclair » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:43 pm

Looks good so far.. Tires will compliment it nicely!

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Post by xjpettit99 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 3:57 am

looks good tires will make it look nice
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J-rod's JK

Post by jopickens » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:05 pm

What's wrong w/35" km2s? If they were a good deal... Run 'em!
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Post by J-rod » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:14 pm

Thanks ya'll.

Im going to run the 35's for now Josh. Supposed to get them at 5AM Thursday morning. hope I dont oversleep :lol:

with the chopped fenders it really opens up more room for bigger meats. the pinch seam is already folded over waiting for more tire.
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Re: J-rod's JK

Post by TJinWV » Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:51 pm

Build thread? What's that? :vec:

You going to get rock rails?

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Post by J-rod » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:05 pm

I want rock rails really bad! Id be happy with some Rubi Rails for the moment

But for the price I cant swing it right now.....
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Post by Vec » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:06 pm

IMHO.... those cut flares look like baboon buttocks
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Post by prchrman » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:50 pm

how iss the ride with the shocks, and are those progressive rate springs
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Post by wharthog69 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:39 pm

Coming along nice!

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Re: J-rod's JK

Post by Cowboy80CJ5 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:45 pm

Vec wrote:IMHO.... those cut flares look like baboon buttocks


I kinda have to agree with you on this one Joe. There has to be something that can be done to improve on that. :wink:


Jeep is coming along nicely Jarod. I am looking forward to seeing it. Come by some evening here soon so that I can take a look at that thing.
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Re: J-rod's JK

Post by J-rod » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:15 pm

you got it Josh :bigthumb:
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