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Old 05-08-2013, 02:12 PM   #1
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My 2013 Stormtrooper JKU

Here is my stock for now 2013 STORMTROOPER JKU. I have wheels, tires and a small leveling 1.5" puck lift coming for it. So far I love this thing. Only 122 miles on it but thousands more to go.


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Old 05-08-2013, 02:13 PM   #2
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Search storm trooper someone already has a stormtrooper theme and it SWEEETTT

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Old 05-08-2013, 02:14 PM   #3
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2nd pic of my STORMTROOPER.

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Old 05-08-2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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What kind of wheels and tires did you get?
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Old 05-08-2013, 02:29 PM   #5
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What kind of wheels and tires did you get?
I ordered 5 15x8 ET-19 Level 8 Tracker wheels in mate black and 5 33x12.50 Goodyear DuraTrac tires from Discount Tire.
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Here is a link to another Storm Trooper.

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/pro...ur-158510.html
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Old 05-16-2013, 02:05 PM   #7
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Got my new wheels and tires on. TF 1.5 boost leveling kit (pucks) next.


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Old 05-16-2013, 02:11 PM   #8
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Nice - its crazy how just getting some new wheels really changes the appearance of the jeep.
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Old 06-17-2013, 07:30 PM   #9
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I put a TeraFlex rear hinge and tire carrier last week. I also put the TreaFlex Hi-lift mount but don't have a jack yet. I got the LoD rear bumper from a member on here.

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Old 06-17-2013, 07:32 PM   #10
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Today I put a RR XHD front bumper with stinger on. The winch will have to wait for another day. I ran out of time.

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Old 06-17-2013, 07:34 PM   #11
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ACE rock rails and Rubi rails are next!
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someone should do a darth vader themed jeep.
and that person should be me... hm.
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Old 06-17-2013, 11:58 PM   #13
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Just got my tail gate shelf from ebay. Love it. Hope to get it and the Bushwacker flats on this week too.
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Black out the hinges. It helps break up all the white. A hood decal or louver wouldn't be bad, either.
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Looks good! I'm working on my Boba Fett Bounty Hunter Jeep!
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Old 06-21-2013, 07:13 PM   #16
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Installed my Rubi rails and ACE rock sliders today. I think I might give the winch and grill inserts a try tomorrow.


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Installed my Rubi rails and ACE rock sliders today. I think I might give the winch and grill inserts a try tomorrow.


Looks great! Show us the flatties when you are done
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Looks great!
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Ditto looks great and love the name.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:12 PM   #20
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My buddy and I just installed a TeraFlex 2.5" spring lift with Bilstein 5100 shocks on my JKU today. The exhaust spacers were the hardest part. Everything else went just like the TeraFlex video just a lot slower. It took us 5 hours taking one short break after we had finished the rear. My Jeep had the TeraFlex leveling boost kit on it (pucks) but had drooped a bit after I installed front & rear bumpers, a winch and ACE rock sliders so I went with the spring lift to get it back up. It looks great!!! It is dark now so pics will have to wait till tomorrow.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:25 PM   #21
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List so far...

LoD rear tool box bumper
TeraFlex hinge and tire carrier
TeraFlex 2.5" spring lift
Bilstein 5100 shocks
RR XHD front winch bumper with stubby ends and stinger
RR 8500 lb. winch
ACE rock sliders
Rubi rails
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Door sills
Level 8 15x8 wheels (5)
33x12.50x15 Goodyear Duratrac tires (5)
2013 Premium soft top (ebay)
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Old 06-23-2013, 04:09 PM   #22
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Here are the pics from today after the TeraFlex 2.5" spring lift with Bilstein 5100 shocks we put on it yesterday.


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Old 07-03-2013, 09:50 PM   #23
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I made up some bigger STORMTROOPER decals for my hood. I also made up a bunch of other smaller decals and just stuck them on. I'm going to scrape the smaller ones off and cut new ones so to space them better. I was going to cut a decal for my windshield but a TeraFlex one came with my lift kit. I still have to put the hood blackout decal on.

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Big Fran your Jeep is one of my favorites. Awesome mods. Looks great. Are you happy with the Teraflex lift in terms of on road manners? Congrats!
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Big Fran your Jeep is one of my favorites. Awesome mods. Looks great. Are you happy with the Teraflex lift in terms of on road manners? Congrats!
Thanks for the kind words.

I love the TeraFlex lift. It seems to still drive much like it did stock height. I have a TF monster track bar but I have not put it on yet. I just got the AEV correction brackets in the mail today. I'm going to put them on when I do the grade 8 bolt upgrade. I don't think I need the AEV brackets or TF track bar but maybe I just don't know what I'm missing. I'm very happy with how it drives now. I can drive on these pothole filled Philly streets with just a finger or 2 on the wheel. I also have no wobble at all and have been up to 75 mph on the highway.
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Thanks for the kind words.

I love the TeraFlex lift. It seems to still drive much like it did stock height. I have a TF monster track bar but I have not put it on yet. I just got the AEV correction brackets in the mail today. I'm going to put them on when I do the grade 8 bolt upgrade. I don't think I need the AEV brackets or TF track bar but maybe I just don't know what I'm missing. I'm very happy with how it drives now. I can drive on these pothole filled Philly streets with just a finger or 2 on the wheel. I also have no wobble at all and have been up to 75 mph on the highway.
Thanks for the info. Keep us posted on the grade 8 bolt upgrade, aev brackets and tf track bar. It's like you are reading my diary....mwahahaha
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Head unit, speakers F/R, sub/amp combo, 4 ch amp, backup cam, sPOD, lights and CB go on next.

I have everything I need except an RCA cable for the sub/amp combo. I'm doing all this at the same time so I can run all the wiring at the same time. I don't want to take the dash seats and roll bar padding and what ever else I need to remove apart more then once.

I'll update and try to get some pics of the install once I get started.
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I got my TeraFlex Monster track bar installed today along with some of the grade 8 bolts.

Tomorrow might be the Bushwacker flat fender install day.

I got my new set of wheels and tires the other day and want the flats on before I put the new wheels and tires on.

My new wheels and tires are 315x75x16 BFG KM2's on 16x8.5 flat black MB 72's.

After the fenders I hope to have time to start on the head unit, speakers F/R, sub/amp combo, 4 ch amp, backup cam, sPOD, 2 sets of KC lights and my CB.
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Looks great! I didn't think I would, but I'm digging all the decals, lol. You should just go ahead and get sponsored!

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