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Old 05-07-2013, 02:39 PM   #301
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^JD, awesome! I was going to do the same thing...but I did not know he could do custom text, I'll need to ask him. What did you do to paint it red? What color did you use or did you take it to a shop and have them do it...fill me in brother, I want the same look!

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^JD, awesome! I was going to do the same thing...but I did not know he could do custom text, I'll need to ask him. What did you do to paint it red? What color did you use or did you take it to a shop and have them do it...fill me in brother, I want the same look!
Emailed Alan and tell him what you want! He had some red powder coat and hooked me up so it was shipped finished. I only paid $7 over his list price for the custom text and red. I realized too late that I cod have done JKUR10A buy I left out the R - still works for me.

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Emailed Alan and tell him what you want! He had some red powder coat and hooked me up so it was shipped finished. I only paid $7 over his list price for the custom text and red. I realized too late that I cod have done JKUR10A buy I left out the R - still works for me.
Sold...I sent him an email earlier....thanks for the pics, made my decision easy!
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Hey Parker - !!!

Today's simple mod is mounting a Red MagLite Pro 2D cell LED (with 274 lumens of eyeball burning, darkness cutting brilliance) to the driver's side seat frame:

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Just got off the phone with Chrysler about the 10A winch. It does exist. It will cost $2250.00. Part number 82213746. That is all the info they gave.
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Wow, I like this....got a link to the ebay page?

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Installed the rear set support from metal cloak, the grab handles and a custom jk tailgate from Alanjk on eBay.


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Powder coated Red with JKU10A - he can do any text

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I was very uncomfortable with drilling and spent 45 min measuring and re-measuring! I still ended up a little too tight. I also broke the heads off the supplied hex screw - the metal in three of the four locations is thick and the pilot hold were insufficient. I went up from the 3/16" bit and still had issues. The supplied screws were much stronger than anything at Home Depot. I finally went down to a 3/4" rather than 1" #14 screw and the right side bolted on.

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This is exactly what I will be doing as well
How many coats did you do?

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Hey Parker - !!!

Today's simple mod is mounting a Red MagLite Pro 2D cell LED (with 274 lumens of eyeball burning, darkness cutting brilliance) to the driver's side seat frame:

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Hey! That's very nice!
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This is exactly what I will be doing as well
How many coats did you do?
2 to 3, I just kept re spraying until I used almost the whole can.
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Hey Parker - !!!

Today's simple mod is mounting a Red MagLite Pro 2D cell LED (with 274 lumens of eyeball burning, darkness cutting brilliance) to the driver's side seat frame:

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This looks great. Where did you get the mount and how did you install it?

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Just got off the phone with Chrysler about the 10A winch. It does exist. It will cost $2250.00. Part number 82213746. That is all the info they gave.
Oh good so only a $1000 dollar mark up from the standard version. Sounds about right...... FOR A CRAZY PERSON!

That either better include the mounting plate and labor or they are off their rocker!
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This looks great. Where did you get the mount and how did you install it?

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Super easy! Used this:

MAGLITE ASXX376 Accessory Pack for D-Cell Flashlight

Requires drilling four holes in the frame rail. Bonus is the set includes the anti-roll cap (which also insulates for vibration).
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Looks great! Had this on my 'To Do' list as well.
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Did you grab hood lock as well?
Nope, but may later. Really hoping I don't have issues with the RR hood latches fitting correctly - look like mixed reviews...

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Installed my Mopar/Jeep taillight guard on the IPCW lights w/security screws.
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Also test fit my custom front plate mount as plates should be in soon. Cut a piece of angled aluminum, drilled to fit middle two torx bolts and license plate, painted w/flat black Hi Heat Rustoleum.
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Really liking those lights. Luckily I got the dealer to include the tail lights guards at cost - should be installed before pickup on Friday.

Lemme know if you feel like making another plate mount for me...

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And another one to add to the list...
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Lemme know if you feel like making another plate mount for me...
Me too BD! Where did you get the angle aluminium home depot/lowes?
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Me too BD! Where did you get the angle aluminium home depot/lowes?
Hah! Pretty simple really. Yes, angle aluminum (1.25" I believe) from HD, but Lowes has it too. Needed tape measure, hack saw, drill, a file to smooth edges, cleaned it up, painted flat black with Rustoleum high heat since I had it.
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Hah! Pretty simple really. Yes, angle aluminum (1.25" I believe) from HD, but Lowes has it too. Needed tape measure, hack saw, drill, a file to smooth edges, cleaned it up, painted flat black with Rustoleum high heat since I had it.
well since your the pro, I won't be too opposed if you sent me one j/k

That was my plan as well but wanted mine to angle downwards. The 2 top bolts long enough they wont bend with the plate on there?
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well since your the pro, I won't be too opposed if you sent me one j/k

That was my plan as well but wanted mine to angle downwards. The 2 top bolts long enough they wont bend with the plate on there?
Have not fully mounted yet, but the two torx bolts should not be an issue. Primary question for me is it appears that the nut on the backside of the bumper that holds the torx bolt is nylon/plastic of some sort. Think they will be solid enough though.

Angle downwards, as in over the front of the bumper? That's where the Tuffy flip-up holder that Bsflyboy pointed out is attractive to me - once I've mounted a winch. For now, I like the Rubicon insert and didn't want to cover it up. Alternatively, I was contemplating mounting my custom piece on top of one of the detachable end caps, without blocking the headlight and turn signal.
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Have not fully mounted yet, but the two torx bolts should not be an issue. Primary question for me is it appears that the nut on the backside of the bumper that holds the torx bolt is nylon/plastic of some sort. Think they will be solid enough though.

Angle downwards, as in over the front of the bumper? That's where the Tuffy flip-up holder that Bsflyboy pointed out is attractive to me - once I've mounted a winch. For now, I like the Rubicon insert and didn't want to cover it up. Alternatively, I was contemplating mounting my custom piece on top of one of the detachable end caps, without blocking the headlight and turn signal.
BD, flash light mount looks good! The torx bolts you want to use for your license plate bracket should work fine. They use a "steel" clip nut on the back side. The nut is clipped to the winch close out panel, so once a winch is installed you will need to source nuts for the torx bolts to keep it in the same place. The clip nuts will work on the bumper itself but wouldn't be too attractive.
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Oh good so only a $1000 dollar mark up from the standard version. Sounds about right...... FOR A CRAZY PERSON!

That either better include the mounting plate and labor or they are off their rocker!

X2 on this! I picked up the 9.5CTI warn with wire rope for $1099 after the rebate. The CTI_S with synthetic line was $200 more, both were available with free shipping.

The cost of the mount plate remains to be seen, unless this price includes it. If this is a kit containing the mount and hardware, then the price is only a couple of hundred dollars above aftermarket in essence.
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Rec. towing gear

For those who ill be recreational towing their 10A behind a motorhome. Mopar offers a wiring harness, part# 82211156AB. This plugs in line with the body computer to operate the lights, etc. via the motorhome's 7 way plug. It's listed for $178.00, but can be found cheaper pecking around E-bay and the internet.

According to the kits instructions, which are only pictures, The plug is located just under the upper front portion of the carpet on the passenger side. On the 12 and 13 models there is a plug there, but it's the wrong one. You must look further up the harness, under the dash to locate the correct connector.

I thought the harness might have changed for the 10A when I had the wrong connector in this location. Called Mopar, and the guy on the other end was the most mechanically clueless person I've ever spoken with to be in a tech support position. Then I called Just for Jeeps, which is where I purchased the harness, and they had ran in to this 2 other times and told me where to look and that the instructions were wrong on the plugs position.

Just a helpful hint for anyone else going this route. The Cool Tech harness is a very popular choice, but is only about $40 cheaper, and doesn't operate the CHMSL when in tow. The Mopar harness does operate the CHMSL via the umbilical, the same as the other lights. In it's crazy way of engineering, Jeep decided to give the CHMSL it's own seperate circuit and fuse, so it's not tied to the other brake lights other than at the switch on the pedal.
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X2 on this! I picked up the 9.5CTI warn with wire rope for $1099 after the rebate. The CTI_S with synthetic line was $200 more, both were available with free shipping.

The cost of the mount plate remains to be seen, unless this price includes it. If this is a kit containing the mount and hardware, then the price is only a couple of hundred dollars above aftermarket in essence.
I read somewhere that the winch plate was going to be about 400.00

Crazy, had I known it would have been this much of a headache and hole in my wallet, I would have just bought aftermarket bumpers!
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I picked up the cti-s for 1299 with rebate and I am just hoping they sell the mounting plate separately. The only thing I really coveted from the 10a winch pics was the black and red Hawse fairlead but an earlier post said that was nixed. I will probably pick up a black warn or red after market fairlead.

Anyway - mods continue. Just finished the Teraflex hinged carrier and adjustable tire mount. Excellent video online.

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My only trouble spot was pressing the mounting pins. I used hand tools but was thwarted when I tried to improvise without adding grease or a proper oversized lug nut. If you are going to install this tire carrier, grab some wood shims, grease, and giant nut - it will make your life much easier. New tires go on tomorrow. I am sad to change them out - like another post said - this is a work of art in stock form...
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I picked up the cti-s for 1299 with rebate and I am just hoping they sell the mounting plate separately. The only thing I really coveted from the 10a winch pics was the black and red Hawse fairlead but an earlier post said that was nixed. I will probably pick up a black warn or red after market fairlead.

Anyway - mods continue. Just finished the Teraflex hinged carrier and adjustable tire mount. Excellent video online.

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My only trouble spot was pressing the mounting pins. I used hand tools but was thwarted when I tried to improvise without adding grease or a proper oversized lug nut. If you are going to install this tire carrier, grab some wood shims, grease, and giant nut - it will make your life much easier. New tires go on tomorrow. I am sad to change them out - like another post said - this is a work of art in stock form...
What did you do about your CHMSL?Any tire much larger than stock will hide the third brake light in the factory position. There are many good looking ways to change it or mount it. I tow the jeep behind a motorhome so I wanted to keep mine above the spare, so it's as conspicuous as possible. I don't want to take a chance on it not being "highly" visible (pun intended) to buses and large trucks while on the interstate. I'm also using a tow harness which activates the CHMSL while in tow. For these reasons I used the Rugged Ridge adjustable mount for the third brake light.
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I apologize for some of the photos, they were done quickly, I'll take some good ones once I get it rolling again.

Front truss complete and front axle back in:



Speed bumps, Fox remote resivoir shocks and you can see the C-gussets well, new brake lines are on the way.



Rear axle prepped and truss fitted:






Mounting stud for steering stabilizer modified, new hole drilled in raised track bar bracket and stabilizer mounted.





Taillight gaurds.



Teraflex hinge mounted for the second time. I got a bad one, but the second one fits like a charm.



New wheels and tires.



So I'm waiting on new brake lines for the front, correction wedges for the rear springs, exhaust spacers to give a little more front drive shaft clearance and adjustable end links for the front sway bar. If the correction wedges don't suit me then the rear axle will come back out to cut and rotate the spring perches.
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What did you do about your CHMSL?Any tire much larger than stock will hide the third brake light in the factory position. There are many good looking ways to change it or mount it. I tow the jeep behind a motorhome so I wanted to keep mine above the spare, so it's as conspicuous as possible. I don't want to take a chance on it not being "highly" visible (pun intended) to buses and large trucks while on the interstate. I'm also using a tow harness which activates the CHMSL while in tow. For these reasons I used the Rugged Ridge adjustable mount for the third brake light.
This is on my list of things to figure out. I saw the Rugged Ridge and Teraflex models. I am going to see if there are a few others before I decide. So are you happy with the Rugged Ridge?
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Love all that you have done!
Whats the tire size? 35's?

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I apologize for some of the photos, they were done quickly, I'll take some good ones once I get it rolling again.

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Speed bumps, Fox remote resivoir shocks and you can see the C-gussets well, new brake lines are on the way.



Rear axle prepped and truss fitted:






Mounting stud for steering stabilizer modified, new hole drilled in raised track bar bracket and stabilizer mounted.





Taillight gaurds.



Teraflex hinge mounted for the second time. I got a bad one, but the second one fits like a charm.



New wheels and tires.



So I'm waiting on new brake lines for the front, correction wedges for the rear springs, exhaust spacers to give a little more front drive shaft clearance and adjustable end links for the front sway bar. If the correction wedges don't suit me then the rear axle will come back out to cut and rotate the spring perches.
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This is on my list of things to figure out. I saw the Rugged Ridge and Teraflex models. I am going to see if there are a few others before I decide. So are you happy with the Rugged Ridge?
I'm happy with the Rugged Ridge coupled with the Teraflex hinge. You have to cut the third brake light stanchion off of the factory tire carrier to install it cleanly. You wouldn't have that problem since your using the Teraflex tire mount. It's sturdy and looks factory to those who don't know better. It's powder coated steel which matches nicely and it reuses your factory brake light and wiring, so no need to source anything.

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Whats the tire size? 35's?
Believe it or not those are 285/70 - 17's. The Dick Cepek fun country actually measures an inch taller than their 33x 12.50 in the same type. They are a full 33" tall. Most 35's come in at an actual 34" tall. So only an inch difference height wise.

The whole set up is a hybrid put together by Northridge 4x4, myself and a few other suppliers. This is the same as the Mopar stage 3 kit, but by working through Northridge and with a Teraflex engineer we put it together. It's a short arm pre-runner kit, but unlike the Mopar kit i have 8 adjustable control arms. I knew I wouldn't want any larger tire for ingress/egress reasons. For this reason I didn't want the full 3 inches of the pre-runner kit.

To accomodate this without compromising the function of the kit, Teraflex shipped 2 door springs rather than 4 door units. So the 2 door, 3- inch springs will give slightly less height yet perform as intended. I really love how the combo is working out, it's the exact look I wanted. Also the 285's will clear under full articulation without going higher or using flat fenders, which I worried 35's would cause.

I added JKS adjustable track bars front and rear along with the Northridge bolt kit. This was for qaulity and adjustability to get the axles solidly mounted and positioned properly. I also used the Artec raised brackets for the front and rear track bar to maintain the proper roll center. The Artec armor and gussets are for strength.

I'm looking for bulletproof (or close) speed and reliability on back roads, fire roads and back country trails in Wyoming, Montana and colorado when out in that area. Also around home where possible. I like keeping it as low as possible due to entry/exit as well as less drag and better tracking while in tow behind the motorhome.

With my old XJ anything over 5-8 MPH on these trails out west and my head was bouncing off the roof like a ping-pong ball. I told Teraflex I wanted to eliminate this problem on the JK. It needed to be a plush yet controlled ride with speed of 30 mph in the same situations. This was the suggestion they shipped. Northridge took care of the track bars and bolts. Qaufdratec supplied the wheels and tires. Krawl off-road supplied a few items also.

Customer sevice from Teraflex, Northridge, qaudratec and krawl has been nothing short of excellent on all accounts.

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