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Old 10-09-2012, 11:51 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I am a soon to be a new JK owner. I will be purchasing a brand new 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I am so excited for it I am just waiting for my current car (2006 Dodge Charger R/T Daytona) to sell.

I have a pretty good idea of what I want to equip it with. Here are some of my modification ideas

Lift Kit:
Rock Krawler JK 2.5 Max Travel System

Shocks:
Fox Racing Front 2.0 Factory Performance Series Remote Reservoir Shock
Fox Racing Rear 2.0 Factory Performance Series Remote Reservoir Shock

Steering Stabilizer:
Fox 2.0 Steering Stabilizer

Bumper:
Smittybilt XRC Front Bumper With Built In Winch Plate, Textured Black

Lights:
SR-Series Hybrid 50" Combination Flood And Spot Light (Big Bar Light) - Front
SR-Series Hybrid 10" Combination Flood And Spot Light (Smaller Bar Light) -Rear

This is all I have as of now..I am a NOOB jeeper and have picked these modifications due to the reviews and buyers responses. I do plan on getting 33 or 35 inch tires and 17" wheels but the variety is too wide to choose now. I plan to speak to the off-road shop about wheel and tire choice.

I also plan to get a winch in the future so I can really push the vehicle to its capabilities. As well, I am considering more lights, flared fenders, rear bumper, rock bars, rock protection, and anything else that catches my attention

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Old 10-10-2012, 12:26 AM   #3
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Hi guys, I am a soon to be a new JK owner. I will be purchasing a brand new 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I am so excited for it I am just waiting for my current car (2006 Dodge Charger R/T Daytona) to sell.

I have a pretty good idea of what I want to equip it with. Here are some of my modification ideas

Lift Kit:
Rock Krawler JK 2.5 Max Travel System

Shocks:
Fox Racing Front 2.0 Factory Performance Series Remote Reservoir Shock
Fox Racing Rear 2.0 Factory Performance Series Remote Reservoir Shock

Steering Stabilizer:
Fox 2.0 Steering Stabilizer

Bumper:
Smittybilt XRC Front Bumper With Built In Winch Plate, Textured Black

Lights:
SR-Series Hybrid 50" Combination Flood And Spot Light (Big Bar Light) - Front
SR-Series Hybrid 10" Combination Flood And Spot Light (Smaller Bar Light) -Rear

This is all I have as of now..I am a NOOB jeeper and have picked these modifications due to the reviews and buyers responses. I do plan on getting 33 or 35 inch tires and 17" wheels but the variety is too wide to choose now. I plan to speak to the off-road shop about wheel and tire choice.

I also plan to get a winch in the future so I can really push the vehicle to its capabilities. As well, I am considering more lights, flared fenders, rear bumper, rock bars, rock protection, and anything else that catches my attention
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Old 10-10-2012, 12:45 AM   #4
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Does anyone else have RK 2.5 Max Travel System? If so, how do you like it?
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Old 10-10-2012, 04:19 AM   #5
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Does anyone else have RK 2.5 Max Travel System? If so, how do you like it?
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Although with a 2 door, I would do the stock mod with front lowers and rear uppers. This is because of driveshaft concerns. The RK coils put me way over 2.5.
Another option is the X factor with all 8 arms.

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Old 10-10-2012, 09:20 AM   #6
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Thanks Ken. Im planning on getting a 4 door anyways Would you know the difference between the icon stage 3 system vs this system with king or fox shocks?
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Old 10-10-2012, 10:06 AM   #7
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Sounds like you've got a decent plan going in. I don't know anything about the RK lifts, other than what I've read, but people seem to like them.

I'm glad to see someone with a plan instead of just asking everyone to make their decisions for them.
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Old 10-21-2012, 01:25 AM   #8
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Sounds like you've got a decent plan going in. I don't know anything about the RK lifts, other than what I've read, but people seem to like them.

I'm glad to see someone with a plan instead of just asking everyone to make their decisions for them.
Thank you. I have done plenty of research and basically just plan my best to get the best bang for my buck. I need to get my jeep already!

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