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post #1 of 11 Old 01-24-2015, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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where to go with my jk now...

Man I am trying to think of some more stuff to add to my jeep but there isn't much that is very exciting to me.... so here is my list so far
2012 jeep jk
3.5in metalcloak fox edition game changer
Ae 17 in wheels
Duratrac 35s
Spod
Trek armor seat covers
Trek armor grab handles
Metalcloak overland fenders
Metalcloak front bumper with stinger
Metalcloak rear bumper
Or-fab tire carrier with root pack Gas cans
Pioneer ave-4600
Jl audio tweets
Jl 6.5s
Jl 13.5 sub in a stealth box
Rigid 50 mounted on the rigid mount
Rigid pods with a piller mounts
Rigid back lights with the rigid tail light mount
Arb twin compressor
Poison spider fire extinguisher mount

So if anyone has any ideas for me... hit it up hahaa
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post #2 of 11 Old 01-24-2015, 07:38 PM
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without knowing what you use your jeep for, its very difficult to give an opinion, or even a guess....

i plan on using my jk for camping, so one thing i will add for sure is a table that goes on the rear door...
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post #3 of 11 Old 01-24-2015, 08:03 PM
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How about some dirt? Use it until you bend or break something then get out the Visa card.
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post #4 of 11 Old 01-25-2015, 07:54 PM
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post #5 of 11 Old 01-26-2015, 04:31 AM
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post #6 of 11 Old 01-26-2015, 08:00 AM
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I would be looking at beefing things up. No sense in having the goodies like your lift and tires if you can beat it up offroad occasionally without fear of breaking something

Truss
c-gussets
ball joints like Synergy
axle shafts or at least tack the caps on your stock shafts
tie rod
drag link
brakes(BR6 upgrade looks to be decent for not much money)
armor

Did you re-gear?
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post #7 of 11 Old 01-26-2015, 09:36 AM
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Basically you have lift, wheels, tires, bumpers, audio, and lights. So, I would look at cages, suspension seats, different tops, rooftop tents, ARB awning, ARB fridge, underseat and cargo storage (racks, shelf, drawers, etc.), Safari Straps, and Line-X.

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I didn't catch if you have a 2 door or 4 door...

If you plan to wheel, 1st thing is get a skid plate for your engine & trans. Steel or aluminum. Whatever floats your boat, but get something under there.

Gas tank skid next. If you run a 4 door, get one quick. I beat the living sh!t outta my stock one so bad, it was a [email protected]$h getting an aftermarket skid plate on there later.

How about chromoly axle shafts? Lockers? Gears? On board air (this can go with lockers, just add a 2.5 gal tank)?

If you're talking about looks, Poison Spyder hood louver are drop dead sexy IMO. Also, some TeraFlex Alum rock sliders. Adds a functional step and some protection for wheeling. If you wheel hard, get metal ones like Croawler Concepts/PSC/GenRight/etc.

I also love the look of the Trek Top NX on my 4 door. The new hybrid Trek Top would be top on my list.

As mentioned before, without knowing how you intend to use your jeep, it's kinda hard to point you in the right direction.

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Winch, aux lighting, GraBars.
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post #10 of 11 Old 01-26-2015, 01:03 PM
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LOCKERS

Sounds like you have a sweet rig, but a stock rubi may embarrass you on some obstacles due to lockers ( unless you have a rubi and forgot to mention). So add some lockers and call it a day. Trust me they are worth it.
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re : where to go with my JK now

wherever the f*ck you want .....beat the livin snot outta it and then get somethin when you run across a deficiency or viable inadequacy ... you don't realy think we all sit around pondering parts as one would a whoopdee or a Testor model kit , right? As Assmns so succinctly put it ," if you're TRYIN to figure out what ya need to buy for it , ya likely don't need anything yet...."

( unless you're shooting for something like this ?



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