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Topic Review (Newest First)
05-28-2012 05:51 PM
Originally Posted by 2010JK
Nice Jeep! and Awesome Pics!
Thanks! Stoked to get out on some fun roads.

Managed to get a fair amount of pinstriping from the bush, a neccesary evil of off roading in BC.
05-28-2012 02:28 PM
2010JK Nice Jeep! and Awesome Pics!
05-28-2012 01:52 PM
johnnykuta Some shots up the Callaghan Valley this weekend. Still snow up on the forest service roads.

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05-27-2012 03:02 AM
johnnykuta At the local kiteboarding spot...

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05-26-2012 01:58 AM
johnnykuta And thanks for the comments!!
05-26-2012 01:57 AM
johnnykuta Installed today - VHF digital radio, VHF antenna and GPS antenna. The GPS antenna is used in combo with the radio which has a GPS unit in it. It sends the location of the Jeep via a VHF channel to another radio (at our rescue base) which then sends the signal to a computer which tracks the location of each GPS enabled radio.

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05-14-2012 06:26 PM
Pjsaleen266 Nice rig. I really like tires n rims. Looks great all blacked out!
05-14-2012 04:18 PM
Cleric73 Dude that is some strait up Black OPs (unmarked helicopters) type stuff. Sick looking Jeep man. Really like it!
05-14-2012 02:48 PM
pluke the 2 any actions shots? looks good so far.
05-14-2012 02:03 AM
XJ Knight
05-14-2012 01:54 AM
johnnykuta At the beach today, finally warming up.

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05-01-2012 05:53 PM
johnnykuta List of Mods so far..

Flat Black Fuel Hostage
Series D531 20x10
D53120002645 20x10 5x4.5 / 5x5.0 Jeep -24 78.1 4.50" 3500 2 1001-63-B

Nitto Trail Grapplers
35x12.50R20LT E121Q 205-72205-720

KJK3A-BDS 3" suspension lift kit
Wheel alignment

Exhaust Spacer
Teraflex - 2012 JK Exhaust Spacers | TeraFlex Suspensions

Side Armor (coming soon)
SB76639 Smitty Bilt side armour
Smittybilt Automotive- Winches, Nerf Bars, Side Steps, Grille Guards, Seats and More

Tire Carrier
Smitty Built XRC Tire Carrier and Bumper
Smittybilt Rear XRC Bumper with 2" Receiver in Textured Black for 07-12 Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

Bushwacker Flat Flares
10918-07 - Bushwacker Flat Style Flares for 07-12 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited JK 4 Door - Quadratec

Front Bumper
Rugged Ridge XHD with Stainless Rings

Off-Road (13") ANTENNA Jeep Wrangler 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 JK

HID Lights

Rugged Ridge Floor Mats
04-23-2012 12:50 AM
johnnykuta Phase two complete.

Took forever to get the parts in.

Front bumper, HID lights, and bushwacker flares installed.

Sprayed the HID light covers w tint, which you can see in the last photo. Unfortunately it does dim the lights quite a bit so will have to remove the covers when I turn them on (or buy new untinted covers). Wired them into the same relay as the fogs.

Next phase, smittybuilt side armor, and then I will take a break..I hope...

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02-21-2012 12:48 AM
johnnykuta Didn't really drive it before putting the lift on and tires so don't know about change in mileage. I didn't buy the jeep for gas mileage though.

If I cared about that i would have bought a Prius
02-20-2012 10:37 PM
dalearyous really curious on the change in MPG
02-20-2012 10:16 PM
Mastersonics IMHO, 20" Wheels looks sooo much better...
02-20-2012 09:00 PM
SilverSport Nice lookin ride! Diggin the antenna too!
02-20-2012 06:51 PM
johnnykuta Lift is 3" BDS Lift - rides great
Tires are Nitto Trail Grapplers - 35/12.50R20
Fuel Hostage Rims
02-20-2012 06:48 PM
dcaprio What lift did you go with? Wheel size?
02-20-2012 04:43 PM
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02-20-2012 04:41 PM
johnnykuta Shot with the roof off.
02-10-2012 12:32 AM
johnnykuta Thanks! Ya some good wheeling up towards Squamish!

So far with 35's and 4.10 gears, jeep feels great. Quick off the line plenty of power ripping around. I dont even really notice a difference from stock. I was worried it would be a pig with such heavy tires. I think you could easily get away with 37s on this set up.

I've had rigs with way less power that wheeled just fine.
02-09-2012 09:23 PM
mckron Nice rig, man! North Shore Off-Road, I used to run with a few of the guys that worked there years ago, bombing around N.Van and up to Squamish and Whistler on jeep runs. I really, really miss jeeping out there. Never been the same.

Couple of guys from Jeep-Thrills too, forgot about them.
02-09-2012 07:53 PM
johnnykuta thanks!! I am pumped!

I live in Vancouver, so North Shore Off-Road is the place to go to get your work done here. Very professional shop, they do a great job.
02-09-2012 06:30 PM
kjeeper10 Bad boy
02-09-2012 06:24 PM
BRADWRANGLER2011 That is a SHARP jeep.Where is the place located thats doing the work on your jeep.
02-09-2012 06:03 PM
johnnykuta Some shots of the lift rims tires and tire carrier.

Need some better lighting to take better shots
02-06-2012 07:59 PM
johnnykuta This jeep was parked out front of North Shore Off-Road where i am getting the work done. Nice rig.

37" procomp on 17" rims. A whole lot of work done it.
02-06-2012 07:51 PM
johnnykuta thanks, i'm stoked!

I removed all the stickers and emblems. Jeep is in the shop right now!

Getting installed -
3" BDS lift
Teraflex Exhaust spacer
35" Nitto Trail Grapplers
Fuel Hostage Rims
Smitty Built XRC Tire Carrier - Smittybilt Rear XRC Bumper with 2" Receiver in Textured Black for 07-12 Jeep® Wrangler & Wrangler Unlimited JK - Quadratec

AEV Procal will be used once tires are on, and may look at getting the rear pinch seam adjusted to allow for more space for the 35's. We'll see how it looks but likely they will need some work.

In a few weeks getting front bumper, side armor, lights and flares - just waiting for parts to come in.

I wish that was my garage! That was the tint shop's garage. ;-)

47 kms on the odometer so far.
02-03-2012 06:15 PM
strider_mt2k I don't see a Jeep emblem on the grill either.
VERY clean.

Possibly removed?

With a garage like that, I'm going to say enthusiast who has already been at the thing.

Looks darn good!
Yeah, black Jeeps are very cool, I just don't want to take care of that finish.

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