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Old 04-17-2012, 04:09 PM   #1
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My Jeep build- the never ending process

So ill start out by saying that I plan to keep my Jeep forever and in 20 years it will be a true rock crawler.
It is a 06 Jeep wrangler unlimited Rubicon. And I bought is September of 2011. Stock.
Here's what I have on it now.
3 inch bds suspension lift
Rokmen lower control arms
Bfg mud terrain km2 33/12.5/15 on black rocks
Body armor front bumper/
Smittybilt X2o 8000 winch
Delta driving lights
Warn fog light
Rear smittybilt bumper
Smittybilt rocker guards.
G2 front diff cover

What I'm going to be getting soon
Metal cloak front and rear 6 or 4 inch overline fenders
Skidroad engine skid
Possibly shrockworks Point hammer bumper if my old bumper sticks out too much and I can sell one one for good price.

Here it is when I bought it


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And here it is with the new tires


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Open to any suggestions on ideas and yes I know that smittybilt is crap and I regret getting the rocker guards.

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Old 04-17-2012, 05:49 PM   #2
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Why don't you like the smittybilt rocker guards? And are they the full tube ones or the steel plate with the step on em? (I can't tell from the pics)

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Old 04-17-2012, 05:54 PM   #3
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Jeep looks bad to the bone...
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Old 04-17-2012, 06:42 PM   #4
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Full tube ones bolt to frame I would not recommend then their too thin of tubing and don't get ones that drill into frame and if they say good hi lift jacking point even better

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Old 04-17-2012, 06:59 PM   #5
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nice build... keep in mind, always add 50% to the total estimated time...
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Old 04-17-2012, 11:46 PM   #6
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And 25% more cost
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:26 AM   #7
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Thats a very nice looking Jeep .... Heres what mine looks like ... You've got good taste

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Old 04-18-2012, 01:27 AM   #8
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love the LJ rubicons. wish i would have bought one. hey btw are the new wheels?
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:41 AM   #9
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love the LJ rubicons. wish i would have bought one. hey btw are the new wheels?
Is that referring to me or him
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:43 AM   #10
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Is that referring to me or him
him...but wont kill to know which ones do you have?
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:47 AM   #11
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Mine are procomp series 7028... They are great rims... And they hold up to all the punishment I put them through
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Mine are procomp series 7028... They are great rims... And they hold up to all the punishment I put them through
Nice. I need new rims i'm in the market for them
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:57 AM   #13
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What it comes down to is the price range
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:59 AM   #14
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Full tube ones bolt to frame I would not recommend then their too thin of tubing and don't get ones that drill into frame and if they say good hi lift jacking point even better
Ok. Thank you! I was thinking of getting those but now im not gonna get em. I think I'll get the smittybilt xrc ones instead
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:21 PM   #16
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man i wanted those pro comp 7028 but they discontinued them in the 15/8 on a 5 on 4.5 bolt circle. i was so bummed but i found some ones similar to those and thats what i got they are black rock street lock 952. i like them and they are good quality and made in the usa.
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Old 05-03-2012, 08:59 PM   #17
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Just ordered my ufc engine skid should be here in about a week
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:47 AM   #18
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which one did you get? i'm looking at getting the aluminum ultra high clearance one.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:14 AM   #19
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Looking good man. Never ending projects are awesome!
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:37 PM   #20
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I got the steel engine skid only ni transfer case yet if I will do a body lift yet.
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Old 05-09-2012, 09:44 PM   #21
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Just got the ufc engine skid paint tonight and ill put it on tomorrow
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Old 06-15-2012, 10:13 AM   #22
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Good look' Jeep...
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Thanks, so I got the skid on about a month ago and today I put on a Curie/ savvy tie rod/ drag link combo. Tomorrow off to Morris mt in Alabama. I post some pics
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Old 06-16-2012, 10:19 PM   #24
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How big of a lift and how big of tires do you have?

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3 inch bds lift with 33 12.5 15
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3 inch bds lift with 33 12.5 15
This look alot bigger than 33s
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Really well there 33's

As for smittybilt mine had tubes and were only frame mounted, so they weren't very solid. So I sold them.

And. I ORDERED MY METALCLOAK OVERLINE FENDERS front and rear 6 inch flare. Can't wait. Ill post pics of install when I get them.

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