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Old 01-06-2014, 12:27 PM   #1
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New JKU Purchase- Slow Build

I am new to the forum and I just purchased a White 2012 JKU. I had a 2009 Red JK which I traded in to get the 4-door. I am looking to build it slowly so any suggestions on the first things first would be great.

First Mod
32" BFG MT & Rubicon Wheel Package

Planned Mods-
ACE Rock Sliders
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Old 01-06-2014, 12:30 PM   #2
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amazing how big of a difference a simple tire/wheel swap out does. Looks great

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Old 01-06-2014, 12:30 PM   #3
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Welcome! Great start! Good looking rig.
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Old 01-11-2014, 01:56 PM   #4
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My goal is to make this a budget build so any advice would be great. I have read many people making duplicate mods because the first purchase was a cheap mod so any recommendations on items to avoid being cheap on would be useful as well.
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Old 01-11-2014, 09:34 PM   #5
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Welcome Distrbuting GraBars are a mod I always recommend. They are a little pricey (~$90 for just the fronts), but they are DEFINITELY worth it. They are solid steel and they mount solidly as well. I have a picture in my build thread, if you're interested to see what they look like.

Nice looking jeep, off to a good start! X2 on the ACE sliders, too!
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Old 05-31-2014, 12:45 PM   #6
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Just added a bikini top and rock sliders this past week, pics to follow. Getting ready to take her up to Bald Mountain for moonlight madness in 3 weeks.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:42 PM   #7
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Rock Sliders, Soft Top & Door Free

Pretty happy with the JK so far.
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Old 06-26-2014, 06:45 PM   #8
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Next steps are lift, 35" tires and bumpers.

I want to get a lift that I can purchase slowly, ie. purchase coils & shocks and then add control arms etc at a later date. I was looking at the Rubicon express 2.5" lift but as I understand it, the budget lift is not designed to add to later.

Any reccomendations?
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:31 PM   #9
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Received my new decals from Pixel Decals today. Love the look.

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