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Old 03-23-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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how can I prepare my Jeep Wrangler sport for a trail trip to Cabos, Baja

Hi I am going on a trip to Los Cabos, Baja Ca, in July by offroading and I would like to know what upgrades I could make to me Jeep to get it ready for the trip.
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:55 PM   #2
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Lets see some pictures of what you already have.

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Old 03-23-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:32 PM   #4
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Alright haha, nice shocks and springs by the way. I believe since baja is normally hot you may want hood louvers to let more engine heat escape, check out poison spyder for them. Besides that there's not a whole lot, in baja armor isn't really that big of an issue. You have a lift and larger tires, Just make sure your a/c works.
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:35 PM   #5
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More lights maybe? I would do kc 130w long range lights on windshield brackets
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:40 PM   #6
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More lights maybe? I would do kc 130w long range lights on windshield brackets
I agree ^ I thought about that after I posted it. Baja is notorious for riding at night, light is always a biggie
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:22 PM   #7
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Thanks
And I will certainly take your comments into consideration n will post up piks of upgraded Jeep
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Old 03-23-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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don't forget your shovel . Indispensable! Better to not need and have than to need and not have!!
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:39 AM   #9
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I've never been to Baja but what might help:
-Specs or a list of mods you've already done to your Jeep
-Some better pics

It looks like you have a Sport so 6cyl, and a lift of some sort, and some larger tires. What about:

-Recovery points?
-Recovery gear?
-Winch?
-Armor?
-Any motor/exhaust mods?
-What lift? Suspension? Body?
-Full size spare?

Not knowing much, I'd suggest making sure you have a full size spare and the proper tools to fix something should it break on the trail, and proper recovery points should you end up off trail? Basic Wranglers are extremely capable, so start with the basics and move on from there.
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:05 PM   #10
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Spare parts, tire axles u joints driveshaft and tools. I would think those would be handy and I agree with the other posts
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Spare parts, tire axles u joints driveshaft and tools. I would think those would be handy and I agree with the other posts
Yeah, I agree. Coil up an extra Serp belt somewhere in the engine compartment.

I would also make sure your Cooling system is working 100% with no leaks or weeps.
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:19 PM   #12
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Tequila!

Seriously it's pretty sandy and dusty, check your air filter.

Also, make sure you stop half way down at Todos Santos and check out the real Hotel California

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