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Starting my 2nd JK build. It won't be as big or bad as Slippery l, but I think we'll enjoy it just the same or more, and use it a lot more as well.

Lower so the wife and kids can get in and out easier, and smaller tires so we can drive it anywhere more comfortably.

Planning to do as much as possible in the garage. I'm just getting started with the
ROCK KRAWLER JK 3.5" X FACTOR SYSTEM w/ 2.5" SPRINGS

Then I'll add some products from MISCH4X4, some POISON SPYDER bumpers and Armor, and some RACELINE WHEELS. Then we'll see what's next.

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New Jeep:





Never on a rock:



So I have my Rock Krawler instructions out, Jeep on stands, and I'm ready to start.

 

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Can't wait to see it unfold!
 

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Nice choice on the RK gear. Looking forward to seeing it come together.
 

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Is this a 2012?


Nevermind...I saw you bought it used...void this post.
 

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Nicely done so far!
 

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Did the lift at home in the garage. I finally had to accept help, and have the wife pump the pedal for the brake bleed lol.

Rock Krawler 3.5 X Factor but with 2.5" Springs.

Took 2 full days and a few evenings, but I pulled the axles, painted them, and reinstalled, which adds about 500 steps and a lot of time, geeez.

She drives and handles awesome.












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Looks great! What tire size and wheel combo are you planning to run?
 

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Looking good, cleaning and painting the axles was a nice touch. Definitely a little different than Slippery l but I have no doubt it will be quite capable with that lift. :beer:
 

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looks awesome!
 

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Looks great! What tire size and wheel combo are you planning to run?

Not sure on the tires yet. Lack of availability in BFG-KM2's and GY-MTR's leave one to ponder. :gluging:

Might wait on MTR's, looking at the Toyo...

Not sure 35's or 37's due to the driveability being VERY important.

Raceline Wheels on the way in 5 x 5.5 pattern to allow for future expansion...

 

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FWIW, I have Nitto Trail Grapplers (35x12.5) on my 08 F-150 and LOVE them. They aren't too loud and they ride great with great wear, plus they look killer and have great traction off-road.
 

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It does ride good and drives good too! I think you'll be happy with 35s, probably not so much with 37. Hmmm, seems like six months ago you were trying to talk me out of 37s. LOL.
 
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