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Year
2008
Make
Jeep
Model
Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
Color
Black
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
392 Hemi, Getrag 238 6-speed swap
VVT truck hemi configuration
PSC steering pump and reservoir, p/s cooler
Honey bear p/s overflow bottle (don't be jealous, Mrs. Butterworth's wouldn't fit...)
Arrington catch can
Group 31 battery
200A alternator
4/0 cables!!
DIY coolant reservoir and lower radiator hose
C&R radiator (leaked after ~30,000 miles / 2 years; moving on to Mishimoto)
3.6 Pentastar fan conversion w. AEV harness, RPM Extreme fan control (AEV kit worked w. tune but ran the fan either 100% on or off; RPM Extreme "EZ Can" controller is excellent, I hardly ever hear the fan anymore).
SRT / Hellcat exhaust manifolds (several mods req'd.)
Teraflex 2L TC conversion (everything was apart - why not)
Advance Adapters TC cable (excellent mod)
Interior
Bedtred front and rear - carpet replacement (excellent!)
rear bench seat tilt blocks
Rocknob shift knobs, now running Speed Dawgs "Scat Pack Bee" knobs with custom shift patterns
Custom drone @ 2000 RPM (working on that one)... Fixed "good enough"
Dynamat Extreme and Dynaliner floor lining
Hotheads headliner
Exterior
Teraflex spare tire / tailgate mount

ghetto DIY front bumper (stock steel cut to stubby, plastic removed)
AEV snorkel (for genuinely cool air to engine, wouldn't trust ANY snorkel for water fording)
Hood louvers (meh, maybe...) ...maybe not.
ACE vented fender liners
1.25" body lift, exhaust tailpipe through rear crossmember/bumper
Rock Slide Engineering 2nd gen. step sliders
Audio
Stock, with Poweramp app on Android (doesn't suck enough to change...)
Lighting
CREE LED headlights, switched to...
JW Speaker headlights (excellent upgrade)
Exhaust
Dual DIY exhaust with x-pipe, Vibrant 1795 bottle resonators, Spintech 9000XL mufflers
Suspension
3.5" MC springs
MC 4-link long arm front w. Duroflex axle bushings
MC mid arms rear
MC rear track bar
Synergy track bar (front) and f/r frame bracket reinforcements
Synergy tie rod
Synergy drag link
Reid knuckles
Nitro axle shafts (rear)
Evo front truss
RSE front axle tube outer gussets
Artec control arm brackets
Wheel and Tire
35" Treadwright tires
38" Milestar Patagonia (very nice, but looking for USA made tires...)

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