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Old 02-09-2013, 09:37 AM   #31
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whats so funny bro lol my parents ain't dropping a dime on my new whip.
Words like this need to be banned when used anywhere around the word jeep

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Words like this need to be banned when used anywhere around the word jeep
The phrases of language which one uses can either garner respect or disdain. I agree wholeheartedly that our younger generations should educate themselves on proper discourse within a public setting.
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I'm only 21 myself but even I can speak somewhat proper. Never been a writing person. But seeing words like that makes me sad for the future of our beloved jeeps. Lol
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...FWIW, my father was a self made millionaire at the age of 30 (certainly not as hard as it used to be) and to this day he has never spent more than $15K on a vehicle purchase

They probably smoked a lot less weed and played less CoD back then.
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Old 02-09-2013, 04:16 PM   #36
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They probably smoked a lot less weed and played less CoD back then.
What's wrong with that lol
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I'm 20 years old and I'm a local 3 elevator mechanic and have a supplemental weekend job. Don't make assumptions.
I think I have seen your work, don't you maintain the elevator in "The Big Bang Theory"?

Yea Yea, lame, but it's early.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:35 AM   #38
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Wow has this thread gone way off the OP topic of planned mods for your ordered 10A when it arrives.

I have the following mods planned upon arrival:

AEV 2.5" DualSport XT suspension lift
AEV Geometry Correction Brackets
BFGoodrich LT285/75R17 KM2 tires
ARB Red Differential Covers

I have the following planned after I recover from the first round of mods:

Warn 9.5cti-s Winch
Rock Hard 4x4 Skid Plates
Hella E-Code H4 Headlamp Upgrade Kit
Speaker upgrades including new subwoofer with additional amp
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Old 02-10-2013, 01:42 PM   #39
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Sounds nice REYoungJr. Stock wheels or new?
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The day I get mine I will take it to the tire shop and have them put on some same size duratracs and put the km2's up for sale. Here in Wisconsin I need a tire that is great in all kinds of snow, in rain and ice. Also planning a h4 conversion and at the least a subwoofer upgrade with amp. I will probably leave it alone other than that. Jeep makes it pretty nice already for my needs anyway.
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I'm 20 years old and I'm a local 3 elevator mechanic and have a supplemental weekend job. Don't make assumptions.

Wow! Seeing how there is a four year apprentice program, that means you started your apprenticeship when you were 16! How did you manage that?
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:44 PM   #42
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18 and you can be promoted before you finish it dick. I'm not gonna argue with assholes on the internet about how much many I make. Probably just jealous because you can't afford a 10A.

Get jumpy quick when someone calls your BS with facts.
I'm 15 years IUEC, so you know that means two things.
1 - I know how the system works. There's no way you have a mechanics card in your pocket. You may be working as a TM, but in the current economy, I doubt that.
2 - I sure as hell can afford a 10A if that's what I want.

I never said anything about how much money you make. Hell, I'll go one step further and say even if you are a 2nd year apprentice, you most likely can afford to buy a 10A on your own.
Enjoy your new whip, bro.
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Old 02-10-2013, 07:48 PM   #43
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Im hearing that the LEDs seem to all flicker?
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:07 PM   #44
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Guys if the flaming continues we will be without this thread. I'd really like to get back on topic so I and others can see what other 10a buyers have planned.
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:21 PM   #45
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I plan to tint the windows, and probably leave mine the way it rolls off the truck.
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First, what mods are required to turn a Wrangler into a "whip"? Actually, I don't want to know the answer to that.

Second, I've also decided to start researching what to replace the factory headlights with. I'm not spending a grand on LED's or HID's either that just makes no sense at all to me. There has to be a more reasonable solution. Time for the search function and a ton of reading!
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My first post on this thread notwithstanding: here is the modification list I am actually considering:

1) tow hitch
2) LED headlights
3) AEV DualSport RS 3.5 inch suspension system
4) Maybe one of those tail-gate MOLLE table things
5) Quadratec saddlebags
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:07 PM   #48
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2dr Billet/black... JW speaker LED, black mesh grill inserts, blackouts on turn signals, tint front windows... And I think the wild boar grill?!?!

Last but not least, warn winch

I feel like the Wild Boar grill would like amazing with the new 10A hood. They look pretty good anyways, but probably more so with the lines of the vents. Post pictures if you do it!
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:11 AM   #49
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The day I get mine I will take it to the tire shop and have them put on some same size duratracs and put the km2's up for sale. Here in Wisconsin I need a tire that is great in all kinds of snow, in rain and ice. Also planning a h4 conversion and at the least a subwoofer upgrade with amp. I will probably leave it alone other than that. Jeep makes it pretty nice already for my needs anyway.
I have been reading reviews of the KM2's and while I love the look and how they seem to be reviewed as unstoppable offroad tires they have some seriously scary reviews for puddled water and packed snow/ice. Living in the northeast as I do and getting more packed snow/ice and tons of rain like we do I will either have to ditch the KM2s and do as you said and get Duratrac's or go with a dedicated winter tire setup which is what I did on my Subaru STI for obvious reasons. Winter tires make all the difference in my opinion but I was hoping to only have one set of wheels and tires considering the the Jeeps wheel/tire combo will be weighing in at a heafty 80-90 lbs each!!! The KM2's are 53lbs by themselves and I assume the wheels will be 30 give or take.

Maybe a nice set of takeoff Rubicon wheels and some snow tires will be better but then I have to store the 3 season wheels in my garage which is inconvenient.

The other problem I just realized is I would have to get the TPMS for the new wheels as well... I can't imagine what they cost so I guess that answers that for me. I would probably spend $1500 to get winter tires, take-offs, and TPMS with installation/mount/balance. If I just get Duratracs and sell the KM2's I will likely only be out a couple hundred bucks. Too bad because I really like the look of the KM2's but I just can't have a tire that is as scary as I am reading in heavy wet weather and ice as these seem to be reviewed at. All the stellar reviews are from the west coast and southern parts of the country or for people that use this as a second fun vehicle. This will be my daily family hauler and occasionally get to see some dirt so Duratrac's and the Tuffy trunk security deck thing will be my first mods.
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Sounds nice REYoungJr. Stock wheels or new?
Stock wheels. I like the looks of the 10A black Rubicon wheels and like to keep my tires narrow so I can use them year round. Snow is a part of winter here in NH and wide tires are useless in snow. Especially on a light vehicle.
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I have been reading reviews of the KM2's and while I love the look and how they seem to be reviewed as unstoppable offroad tires they have some seriously scary reviews for puddled water and packed snow/ice. Living in the northeast as I do and getting more packed snow/ice and tons of rain like we do I will either have to ditch the KM2s and do as you said and get Duratrac's or go with a dedicated winter tire setup which is what I did on my Subaru STI for obvious reasons. Winter tires make all the difference in my opinion but I was hoping to only have one set of wheels and tires considering the the Jeeps wheel/tire combo will be weighing in at a heafty 80-90 lbs each!!! The KM2's are 53lbs by themselves and I assume the wheels will be 30 give or take.

Maybe a nice set of takeoff Rubicon wheels and some snow tires will be better but then I have to store the 3 season wheels in my garage which is inconvenient.

The other problem I just realized is I would have to get the TPMS for the new wheels as well... I can't imagine what they cost so I guess that answers that for me. I would probably spend $1500 to get winter tires, take-offs, and TPMS with installation/mount/balance. If I just get Duratracs and sell the KM2's I will likely only be out a couple hundred bucks. Too bad because I really like the look of the KM2's but I just can't have a tire that is as scary as I am reading in heavy wet weather and ice as these seem to be reviewed at. All the stellar reviews are from the west coast and southern parts of the country or for people that use this as a second fun vehicle. This will be my daily family hauler and occasionally get to see some dirt so Duratrac's and the Tuffy trunk security deck thing will be my first mods.
I feel the same way. Plus, I've been running duratracs on my tj for years now and I can't say enough about them. They have more than proven their value and performance. They do everything I ask them too and look great doing it too!. I'd love to stick with the KM2's as well but I know I'll kick myself as soon as winter sets in up here and we start getting heavy snow fall. I'm planning to throw them up on craigslist the day I pick it up for just under retail plus touting the extra benefit of not having to pay for shipping. That's a hundred dollar savings someone is sure to appreciate! Well I hope lol.

Once you have used your duratracs in the snow, especially in 4wd, you'll quickly realize that there is no need to worry about a second set of snow tires. I say that considering the places mine have taken me in the snow off road plus how well they perform on the streets. We live on the edge of town and are always the last ones to get plowed if at all.
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10th Anniversary Rubicon Official Dealer Order Guide

But if you're looking to order or buy one GOOD LUCK finding the build to order configurator on Jeep.com or we wish you even BETTER LUCK trying to contact a Jeep dealer and getting detailed ordering information out of them.

Until TONIGHT!

One of Spies was able to 'WRANGLE' a copy of the official dealer order guide so you can peruse all the finite details of the HOTTEST Wrangler yet.

Especially in the sexy 'Anvil' Color with Red Leather Seats!

EXCLUSIVE! Spies Get IMPOSSIBLE To Find 2013 10th Anniversary Jeep Rubicon Dealer Order Guide! - AutoSpies Auto News
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Old 02-11-2013, 10:27 PM   #53
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A lot of us ordered one on the 15th of Jan.

I already have some Rugged Ridge mirrors and a Teraflex cb antenna bracket for mine.
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But if you're looking to order or buy one GOOD LUCK finding the build to order configurator on Jeep.com or we wish you even BETTER LUCK trying to contact a Jeep dealer and getting detailed ordering information out of them.

Until TONIGHT!

One of Spies was able to 'WRANGLE' a copy of the official dealer order guide so you can peruse all the finite details of the HOTTEST Wrangler yet.

Especially in the sexy 'Anvil' Color with Red Leather Seats!

EXCLUSIVE! Spies Get IMPOSSIBLE To Find 2013 10th Anniversary Jeep Rubicon Dealer Order Guide! - AutoSpies Auto News
Wow that's not an easy matrix to understand. You should post this in the 10th Anniversary thread.
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Wow that's not an easy matrix to understand. You should post this in the 10th Anniversary thread.
Page 8 is a list of everything the 10a package includes standard.
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Page 8 is a list of everything the 10a package includes standard.
We've had that list for about a month. I thought maybe this list showed something unique.
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We've had that list for about a month. I thought maybe this list showed something unique.
No, I totally agree. It's old news being hyped up. I was just saying that that's the only thing in that packet that I found to be even relevant to the 10a.
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just wanted to say my bad about the other day, I get a little heated when people make assumptions based on my age. It just means a something to me to be able to do this all on my own so I didn't appreciate being called out on that.

Back to the point of the thread:
After my audio system, I'm ginna wait for the stock tires to run their course then put a lift and some bigger tires on it. Haven't thought about exactly how big I wanna go yet. Not gonna lie, I will be mostly mall crawling.
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Just added to the list. SMS wiring harness and Hella E-code headlamp conversion, on the way.

Should light up the dark nicely.
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I have been reading reviews of the KM2's and while I love the look and how they seem to be reviewed as unstoppable offroad tires they have some seriously scary reviews for puddled water and packed snow/ice. Living in the northeast as I do and getting more packed snow/ice and tons of rain like we do I will either have to ditch the KM2s and do as you said and get Duratrac's or go with a dedicated winter tire setup which is what I did on my Subaru STI for obvious reasons. Winter tires make all the difference in my opinion but I was hoping to only have one set of wheels and tires considering the the Jeeps wheel/tire combo will be weighing in at a heafty 80-90 lbs each!!! The KM2's are 53lbs by themselves and I assume the wheels will be 30 give or take.

Maybe a nice set of takeoff Rubicon wheels and some snow tires will be better but then I have to store the 3 season wheels in my garage which is inconvenient.

The other problem I just realized is I would have to get the TPMS for the new wheels as well... I can't imagine what they cost so I guess that answers that for me. I would probably spend $1500 to get winter tires, take-offs, and TPMS with installation/mount/balance. If I just get Duratracs and sell the KM2's I will likely only be out a couple hundred bucks. Too bad because I really like the look of the KM2's but I just can't have a tire that is as scary as I am reading in heavy wet weather and ice as these seem to be reviewed at. All the stellar reviews are from the west coast and southern parts of the country or for people that use this as a second fun vehicle. This will be my daily family hauler and occasionally get to see some dirt so Duratrac's and the Tuffy trunk security deck thing will be my first mods.
I am in the same boat and debating some 33" duratracs. I live in NYC and work in northern nj, so not usually a ton of snow, but some. I think I may look to sell my km2s before my jeep even arrives and have the dealer swap em out before they get any miles on em

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