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Old 01-03-2012, 08:52 PM   #1
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Best Jeep add-on?

So I just ordered my new wheels and tires for my JKU and am officially on an accessorizing kick. If you had $500 to blow on things for your Jeep, what would be tops on that list?

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Old 01-03-2012, 08:53 PM   #2
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#1, additional skid plates.

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Communication, Protection, and Recovery.. Once your all set on those then you should look at traction assistance
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Can't go wrong with some nice seat covers.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:10 PM   #6
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"Drake" hold-downs. Look great and works great.
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:20 PM   #7
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sPOD. Hands down. But only if you plan on adding several aux electrical mods.

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4x4 SPOD Since 2005 - The ORIGINAL JEEP Over The Windshield Switch Console - Jeep Power Distribution System
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"Drake" hold-downs. Look great and works great.
How do you like these? I am thinking about getting some for myself....
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:28 PM   #9
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Headlight upgrade...Cibie's with upgraded wiring harness...incredible difference from stock....then I'd grab an evap skid plate.
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How do you like these? I am thinking about getting some for myself....
I get more comments on them than anything else on my 2012 JKU Arctic Edition.
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I get more comments on them than anything else on my 2012 JKU Arctic Edition.
Can I switch back later on when I go to sell/trade it?
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XHD front bumper w/ standard ends and hoop
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Can I switch back later on when I go to sell/trade it?
10 minutes to take off or install. Save the stock rubber unit.
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10 minutes to take off or install. Save the stock rubber unit.
nice!!!!
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nice!!!!
Be sure to loosen the top of the grill and slide a short 1/4" or 3/8" ratchet between the headlight and fender to loosen the lower stock
piece. I think it takes a 13mm socket.
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Only $60
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Old 01-03-2012, 09:52 PM   #17
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are those the Rough Country bumper caps? I want those!!!
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I'm a fan of the bumper caps. How long did those take to install?
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:07 PM   #19
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I'm a fan of the bumper caps. How long did those take to install?
Less than half an hour.
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I'm a fan of the bumper caps. How long did those take to install?
The whole bumper was replaced. Caps were installed already.

But a very common mod. MTH I believe has a write up. Gluestick posted a thread also.
Takes no time at all. 1/2-hour tops from what I see

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The whole bumper was replaced. Caps were installed already.

But a very common mod. MTH I believe has a write up. Gluestick posted a thread also.
Takes no time at all. 1/2-hour tops from what I see

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Yes they are RC
Didn't you cut off glue's finger during that install? LOL
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Didn't you cut off glue's finger during that install? LOL
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Didn't you cut off glue's finger during that install? LOL
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Almost
Man...had to wipe tears outta my eyes. Jesus...
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Man...had to wipe tears outta my eyes. Jesus...
Yeah. I couldn't resist.
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Yeah. I couldn't resist.
The way you phrased it, and ken's response...classic. I'm still...
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The way you phrased it, and ken's response...classic. I'm still...
I have to admit. Made me giggle a bit myself.
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I have to admit. Made me giggle a bit myself.

Man. And Ken's subsequent silence only adds to the hilarity factor, IMO.
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Man. And Ken's subsequent silence only adds to the hilarity factor, IMO.
He's trying to craft a better response but not having any luck. Probably had to call his brother for advise. LOL
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Almost
Almost? Was it hanging by a thin strip of meat...

Good stuff, man.

PittJeep, sorry for derailing your thread. Some things just demand a response. Good luck w/your mod search. I'm outta here.
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Haha hey it's all for a good cause! One other question, for those of you with the TeraFlex BB... If you get that setup, does it require buying new shocks? And how does it impact the ride quality? Any big negatives that might be worth mentioning?

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