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Old 01-09-2013, 12:27 AM   #121
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Old 01-10-2013, 03:55 PM   #122
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Also just made a very large order, so will be having some new parts in soon.

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Old 01-10-2013, 10:47 PM   #123
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the goodies to come.





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Old 01-11-2013, 12:45 AM   #124
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what did you do to get the grill red? Great looking rig.
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Old 01-11-2013, 01:22 PM   #125
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spray paint. zipties and ziptie blocks and gutter guard from home depot.
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:03 PM   #126
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moved the reservoirs back onto the shock housings. (left: Before. Right: after) I like being able to see the resis.


got my poison spyder rear bumper yesterday and installed that and also moved my license plate onto the tailgate. it was on my tire before, but my 37" wont fit with the bumper on the stock carrier, unless i get a relocation bracket, and i dont really want to. SO, i just took the spare off again. and wired a license plate frame with a 3rd brake light in.








Next, just need some PSC corners, reverse lights for the bumper, Rotopax carrier for the tailgate, PSC bombshell diff covers and rear truss, and the rear will be set!
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Glad your buddy is ok! Looking beastly! Love the PS bumper.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:04 PM   #128
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played in some mud today with all the melting snow and rain. also took the top off due to the nice weather. so took some shots today.











also..in prep for Jeep Beach.

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Old 01-29-2013, 12:02 AM   #129
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Just sent my final payment for my last medical bill. Withdrew some from my stocks.

In Celebration, got some goodies coming.

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Old 01-29-2013, 01:48 PM   #130
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Great looking ride, I would love to see the spare tire set up once its done. Please post photos, and the new rear bumper looks tight! Have you thought of painting the D rings red?
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:49 AM   #131
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thanks! yea ill def be posting pictures when its on, and yes i thought about red d rings, but it was too much for my taste, i just want small red accents. and so the red pin in the d rings looks great i think,
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Old 02-02-2013, 06:55 PM   #132
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Flipped steering. Added another hockey puck bump stop so can flip steering. Added trackbar bracket. Custom cut synergy steering stabilizer so it would work with trackbar bracket.

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Old 02-03-2013, 04:11 PM   #133
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:38 PM   #134
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put in my LED reverse lights in bumper


registered for Jeep Beach this year.


also put on my body armor. and put red vinyl behind the spyder logo.



Just waiting for genright carrier to ship.

and waiting to hear back from Trek Armor about seat covers, once i get the seat covers situated, next will be PSC Rear Corners. Can't wait.
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Old 02-19-2013, 08:38 PM   #135
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Genright carrier on and painted flat black.
Poison Spyder corners to come shortly. Will most likely be cutting and welding up custom tabs to mount the carrier on the driver side. i dont like how hard it is to get the pins in and out of the holders. and then Trek Armor seat covers as well.




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Old 02-19-2013, 08:59 PM   #136
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Old 02-19-2013, 09:04 PM   #137
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Does that rear carrier attach to stock points?
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yes and no. it attaches to the passenger side stock spot, but with beefier brackets. that area is fully reinforced so it can handle the weight.
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Rock Krawler 3.5" Max Travel Kit Ordered.



Can't Wait.

Still have enough $ for 1 more mod, thinking maybe rear corners...or maybe the back up camera system i want. not 100% sure yet.
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You've got way to much stuff lol what do you do with all the extra stuff you take off and replace? Sell it? I swear I've seen pics with like sets of tires, and parts all over the place I'm the background lol
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Old 02-27-2013, 04:15 PM   #141
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usually sell em, give em away, or store them in the garage as back up.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:16 PM   #142
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soooo....pretty shitty past few days to say the least.



Friday- old lady cut me off and i hit her. new tie rod and left side end. new left hub. broke off left fender. broke off right fender. and just found out it also put a gash in the side of my tire. now im gonna have to replace that as well. the tire is bubbled out a little bit around the gash as well. dont feel good about it.



Today (Monday)- got rear ended infront of my school while sitting a stop light. no damage to me (hitch took all the force) guy ripped off his front bumper, smashed in hood, and cracked radiator. but he had no insurance and i had no damage, or time to wait for police, so we just agreed to leave. and i reported him after my class.
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Ludski, you have one muthatruckin badass jeep! Sorry to hear about the two accidents...I been there! How the hell can you drive around with NO insurance today? People today...
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:18 PM   #144
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got a couple boxes in yesterday from the Widows newest sponsor Rock Krawler.



3.5" X Factor Mid Arm Kit Installed





So far, I love this kit. its riding a little stiff, but just needs to be broken in. great handeling response while driving. Rear is stretched 2 inches. Front is stretched an 1.5 inches. Gained 3/4" front and rear compared to previous lift.
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Looks good Ludski. Just curious, why do you call them a sponsor? Are they actually sponsoring your Jeep as in giving you free/ heavily discounted parts in return for advertisement? Or is it just an expression to say you now have some of their parts on your Jeep?
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Old 03-21-2013, 05:51 PM   #146
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That thing is niceee.
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Looks good Ludski. Just curious, why do you call them a sponsor? Are they actually sponsoring your Jeep as in giving you free/ heavily discounted parts in return for advertisement? Or is it just an expression to say you now have some of their parts on your Jeep?
they are an actual sponsor in which i received a discounted price.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:33 PM   #148
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So Brandon and I realized that Easter Jeep Safari was on our spring break. So...after talking about it for 30 mins. We decided to make the trip. 8 hours after we first thought of going, we were on the road. Talk about spontaneous decision. We both drove in my Jeep there.

The Plan.


Few hours into the drive, we learned that there was a storm coming... and ill give you one guess where our route was...


Passing through Omaha


Entering Colorado.


At the local Jeep Watering hole.


Well, about 5 miles outside of Moab. i heard a clunk and my traction control and BAS light turned on. My steering got really loose, so i thought i blew my steering box. pulled into a hotel and checked in for the night. and decided to just figure it out in the morning. when we came out, we found fluid EVERYWHERE in the engine, under the jeep, on the front axle, even on the REAR AXLE! we had no idea where it was coming from. so met up with Troy from JKAdventure and figured it might be the transmission. so went to wash the jeep off, and met up with AEV there and checked my transmission fluid level and well...it was dam near empty.



Met up with Sringer and Planman and one of his buddies and did some riding on Moab Rim. Anthony is an AWESOME spotter! Helped steer me up some ledges i thought i wouldnt be able to do, and he made it so easy. i barely had to look at the ground, i just watched him. (whoa....)







our plan was to camp out in a tent. but once we realized how cold it really got at night...we decided to try and look around for places to stay that wasnt a trillion dollars a night.

Was also cool because we got to wheel with some local celebrities. i will upload the video of the trip in the next few days. I have also more pictures, but these are just the beginning.


On the drive home stopped at a family friends home. got to stay in style at his pad in Edwards, CO.
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Old 03-27-2013, 07:34 PM   #149
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On drive home, got pulled over while brandon was driving because i didnt have lights on my license plate. I think thats a stupid law... license plates are made with a reflective coat... is the person behind me not driving with headlights on or something??


the total trip was 3000 miles. and made it home at 5AM with 10 miles till empty.


Now i have to fix: bad steering box, change oil, flush transmission fluid, figure out belt squeal sound, and go to jeep and have them fix my synergy drag link they ruined. Overall, the trip was totally worth it. got to get a taste of what Moab was about and got to meet a lot of people. Can't wait to go back.

Once i a few more upgrades of course.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:31 PM   #150
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Excellent write-up man! Great pictures.

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