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Old 10-10-2013, 01:04 PM   #31
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Finally finished with the turn signals...it was a bit of a pain because I had to grind the hole 1/8" bigger. Def find a 3 and 1/8" hole drill even if u have to order one. I used a 3"... I have a lot of patience but with this I was about to lose it! so next on the list- rock sliders! I may get to it today but I'd also like to hang and drink a cold beer.
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Old 10-10-2013, 03:51 PM   #32
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Subbed as well. Great evolution KG22. Looking at a lot of the same mods you've got on your TJ. Just need money and time!
thank you!! well great minds think alike! let me know how it goes in your future jeep building

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Old 10-10-2013, 09:57 PM   #33
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Subscribed! After seeing the plans and mods your doing it is remarkingly similar to the same mods I've done. Right now I'm in college and debating a winch or 33s. I actually have the Goodyear authority's right now haha
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Old 10-11-2013, 03:19 AM   #34
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Subscribed! After seeing the plans and mods your doing it is remarkingly similar to the same mods I've done. Right now I'm in college and debating a winch or 33s. I actually have the Goodyear authority's right now haha
Def go with the 33s...you'll have a bigger smile on your face
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How are you liking the Kevlar's, im trying to decide between them and KM2's. Right now im running Maxxis but i want to change it up
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Old 10-11-2013, 02:59 PM   #36
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How are you liking the Kevlar's, im trying to decide between them and KM2's. Right now im running Maxxis but i want to change it up
Kevlars are sweet!! They're a little softer than the km2's and will not dry rot like the km2's could...also they're the most quiet mt/r on the market and feels good on the highway as well. They also are wider and taller looking. My 33 kevlars looked wider and almost the same size as my friends 35 km2's. Also u will see a lot of serious off-roaders use kevlars these days. At least I do in videos and pictures. I'd choose Goodyear over Goodrich any day!
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:09 AM   #37
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Kevlars are sweet!! They're a little softer than the km2's and will not dry rot like the km2's could...also they're the most quiet mt/r on the market and feels good on the highway as well. They also are wider and taller looking. My 33 kevlars looked wider and almost the same size as my friends 35 km2's. Also u will see a lot of serious off-roaders use kevlars these days. At least I do in videos and pictures. I'd choose Goodyear over Goodrich any day!
O by the way, they're great in the mud...I didn't even think about saying that bc they're so good all around.
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Old 10-13-2013, 05:44 AM   #38
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Old 10-13-2013, 10:48 AM   #39
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When you first put the 33" on did you have any type of lift? Also you had the wrangler authority previous how where they for daily use? I like how they look and for price as wal mart has a deal going on I never get to go off road with job and family now a days and just lookig for decent daily tire in 31 maybe a 33 but don't have a lift currently. Keep up good work def a nice jeep
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I like your Jeep young man.
Thank you, sir!
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When you first put the 33" on did you have any type of lift? Also you had the wrangler authority previous how where they for daily use? I like how they look and for price as wal mart has a deal going on I never get to go off road with job and family now a days and just lookig for decent daily tire in 31 maybe a 33 but don't have a lift currently. Keep up good work def a nice jeep
Ah ok bud! well I had to put on a 2" coil spacer lift to fit the 33's but the authorities come in 31's as the largest size I believe. They are a good tire all around as well and they look aggressive/ stick out a little from the body. They did fine off-road and on road, they kept their tread very well as I kept them rotated every 4k miles... I'd agree with you on price too that is why I got them. U can't beat it and all good reviews. And thanks dude! I like my jeep too :P
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:51 PM   #42
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Yea the authorities come in 31x10.50 as biggest and wal mart down road has a set sitting out front for $148 each I found duratec on tire rack for $164 each and there is a member on here who has set of 33" with 90% tread for $800 so that's my options
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Old 10-13-2013, 01:59 PM   #43
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Honestly may just go with duratec for that little of price difference and obviously prefer to have new vs old sorry for rant and thread jacking lol thanks for your input and I'm subscribed keep up the work!
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Great mods so far awesome write up and pics looking to do a lot soon as I get my jeep back running. Keep it up
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Old 10-13-2013, 08:42 PM   #45
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Honestly may just go with duratec for that little of price difference and obviously prefer to have new vs old sorry for rant and thread jacking lol thanks for your input and I'm subscribed keep up the work!
If you're talking about Goodyear duratracs I'd def go with those instead of the authorities. Those are pretty well known tires. Nah man keep talkin about jeeps that is what this thread is for!! Thanks for the kind words
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Great mods so far awesome write up and pics looking to do a lot soon as I get my jeep back running. Keep it up
Thanks a lot! What's the problem with your jeep?
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Old 10-13-2013, 09:51 PM   #47
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Blew a piston bought a motor to replace had a hole in piston (not know when bought)
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:03 AM   #48
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Blew a piston bought a motor to replace had a hole in piston (not know when bought)
Dang man...my friend had a shattered piston in his jeep and we went to pick n pull, pulled apart 2 engines an found a decent piston to put in his jeep. Cost $30 I believe and his jeep has run fine for a year now...a lot of work but a LOT of cash saved.
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Yeah I ordered a new piston to put into it cost 22 bucks from summit couldn't pass that deal up.
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What front fenders did you go with? Did you have to cut a lot outta the stock fender?
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Old 10-14-2013, 11:43 AM   #51
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Yeah I ordered a new piston to put into it cost 22 bucks from summit couldn't pass that deal up.
WOW I wish I knew about that deal haha but I guess the experience was good...I went with smittybilt tube fenders with 3'' flare. I had to cut out a pretty good amount of the stock fender with a jigsaw but it is all hidden by the new fender. Just made sure that I painted the cut sections to prevent rust.
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Ok cool yeah if couldn't find one for decent prize was going to take outta other motor I have to make one good motor. I like those fenders for the look of your jeep very well
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Here is a pretty cool picture of my Jeep evolution this past year. A lot more has been done than I thought! It really is a passion.
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Old 10-14-2013, 04:58 PM   #55
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That's a great transformation
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This is in no way a bash but you must have a great disposable income and a ton of time on your hands. How do you do it ?
I do love what you've done but that would take me quite some time and more than a few paychecks.
Nice work. It's very inspirational.
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Just not your average, everyday guys build.
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Old 10-14-2013, 09:16 PM   #57
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This is in no way a bash but you must have a great disposable income and a ton of time on your hands. How do you do it ? I do love what you've done but that would take me quite some time and more than a few paychecks. Nice work. It's very inspirational. Please don't take this post wrong. Just not your average, everyday guys build.
Well I am young, single and work offshore so when I get home I don't have to work!! And I am able to spend money on the jeep because I only have to support myself. gotta do it while I can!
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More power to ya man !
I miss those days ! Lol
Great lookin Jeep.
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The smittybilt armor tube fenders and rock sliders are exactly my next purchase I went backwards from you and got the lift kit first. The 4" is plenty and I would do a SYE not a TC drop if you were debating SYE is pretty easy to do any I'm a YouTube mechanic
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The smittybilt armor tube fenders and rock sliders are exactly my next purchase I went backwards from you and got the lift kit first. The 4" is plenty and I would do a SYE not a TC drop if you were debating SYE is pretty easy to do any I'm a YouTube mechanic
Ok cool I'll look into that...I bet the ride is much nicer than these damn coil spacers!

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