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post #1 of 177 Old 06-12-2011, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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MD_RUBI rebuild

My jeep will be going under the knife by Adrenaline Off Road LLC for next phase of modifications.
In the shop waiting to be installed:
  • Currie Dana 60 axle w/5.38, Detroit lockers, and large rotors
  • Rock Krawler coil over (F&R)
  • Redneck ram assist steering
  • PSC steering cooler kit
  • Currie rock jock rear sway bar
  • John L's Powerplant in cabin controls
  • Powerplant auxiliary air tank w/air chucks front and rear
  • Extended rear storage (house powerplant auxiliary air tank)
  • Allied bead lock wheels
  • Goodyear MTR w Kevlar 40x13.50x17
  • River raider breather kit
  • PSC steering reservoir
  • Polyperformance front & rear track bar brace

Still need to order:
  • New drive shafts
  • Currie Truss or custom made one
  • metalcloak front sway bar kit
  • metalcloak front inner fender

Still in discussion:
  • dropdown tail gate
  • custom rollcage
  • air bump stop
  • 4BT swap

different stages of of MD_RUBI

First day home....


week later...



month later...


about a year later meet River Raider and become first JK customer


very first set of RR tube fenders...


Big Dog!!! time for RR rear bumper.


facelift


big RR azz...


back to RR for bigger shoes...


At Adrenaline Off Road waiting upgrade....

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LOL!!! I talk to Jeff about your Jeep every time I'm there ...saw your axels last time I was there. Looking forward to the "after" pics.

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So that's your rig.....I've seen it at Adrenaline...well... every time I'm there. Jeff has my rig June 19-25 (while I'm on vaca) for some upgrades. Eric is doing my gears.

Good looking rig you got there.

LoD Stinger◊Warn PowerPlant◊RockHard Cage◊AEV Beadlocks◊37" MTR's◊5.38's◊LoD Tire Carrier◊PSC Crusher Flares◊2.5" Teraflex◊1" PA BL

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LOL!!! I talk to Jeff about your Jeep every time I'm there ...saw your axels last time I was there. Looking forward to the "after" pics.
Lol..... Wheels finally came in and Jeff, just found the MTRs so we are back on track. I should have my company direct deposit my checks to jeff's account for the next few months.

I'm hoping Eric, can get started on my jeep in couple weeks and I'm going to ask Jeff, to take pic of the build if I'm not there.

I need to finish talking to Kenny about the fender changes this month.
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So that's your rig.....I've seen it at Adrenaline...well... every time I'm there. Jeff has my rig June 19-25 (while I'm on vaca) for some upgrades. Eric is doing my gears.

Good looking rig you got there.
Hehe... Originally I was keeping it there for his customers to see a fully modified jk, then I recently pulled the trigger to get the axle, co, and steering addressed.
Jeff, done all the work on my jeep except for the rr stuff, he does great work. Eric, will be working on my jk and we will continue our 2 yr custom cage discussion soon.

Can't wait to get it done and back on the trail.
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How are you doing the rear coilovers? I just pulled the trigger on the Rk triple thread with front coilovers but am going to wait to I have more dough to do rebels rear weld in kit and Rk's coilovers and rrd shocks

95 Hemi YJ on Treps with a ton of cool custom work

*gone*09rubi unlimited Rock Krawler 5.5 long arm w/rrd Coilovers 37 Falken wildpeak's Currie 60's
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How are you doing the rear coilovers? I just pulled the trigger on the Rk triple thread with front coilovers but am going to wait to I have more dough to do rebels rear weld in kit and Rk's coilovers and rrd shocks
Not 100% sure yet but its going to be similar to "liquor's" or "terrahawk's". I really like terrahawk's setup. https://jkowners.com/forum/showthread...ight=Coilovers
But I still need to talk to Jeff & Eric about it. The shocks came with the mounts
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So there are all these JK's around the MD area??? Did not realize that at all...


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Nice build that you have going there

08 2Door Red Rubicon. Rock Krawler 5.5 Longarm Coilover, Polly rear Coilovers. AEV hood & wheels, 37"KM2s, JE Reel 1350 shafts, 5.38 Yukon gears, Superior axles, Shrockworks stubby, Fab Fours rear, sPod, Rebel Offroad brakes, Warn winch and lots more.

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nice rig, brother. hope to see you around the beltway sometime.

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I was just over at the shop but Jeff was out of town so I didn't get to see any of the goodies.

Good luck man, it's gonna be a sweet set up!
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So there are all these JK's around the MD area??? Did not realize that at all...
come out to one of the meet & greets we have them about twice a month in gaithersburg. should only be about 20 min from you!
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Ordered the PSC steering reservoir today
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looks like Redneck Ram lost my pitman and sent me a badly bent one in return. Waiting to hear back from them.





Jeff, ordered a new one so we cna get moving on the installs.

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come out to one of the meet & greets we have them about twice a month in gaithersburg. should only be about 20 min from you!
Havent run across anything on that. Shoot me some info for the next one and Ill probably be there.


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OK…….

I spent this morning at Adrenaline Off Road to talk to Eric and Jeff about my Jeep and get thing ready for work to begin on next Tuesday.

We laid out all the parts and double checked inventory. We came across couple issues.
  • Currie sent one rear rotor with wrong bolt pattern
  • We are missing a set of RK coil mounts
  • Redneck Ram owes us a pitman arm

Jeff, well get these issues worked out on Tuesday.

Redneck box installed


New Tires ready to be mounted


New Alled Beedlocks



RK coils


RK mounts and rest of the steering


All ready for Eric to start work on Tue.
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See anything wrong with this picture?



Shaking my head....
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Adrenaline off Road started the front axle and coilovers this week.
Front Sock Mounts cut off



Front Axle mocked up to determine where the shock mounts will be welded


Thinking 4" or 5" ride height



Tires mounted on the wheels


Lower shock mount




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Shaking my head....
yup...i see the problem...you're not using an 8bolt pattern!



lookin good man.
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Saw this rig yesterday ...it's gonna be a beast when it's done.

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new front bumper arrived and installed


front done


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Adrenaline Off Road LLC installed the PSC cooler today






nice and clean install.
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Awesome rig man!

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Rear coilovers mocked


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