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Today 07:10 PM
JE01
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Originally Posted by JerryJeepster View Post
Drilled and slotted rotors on a jeep is senseless, IMO. A drilled rotor is more likely to Crack at high temps and holds onto mud as it will cake and dry in the holes. Come on, it's not a high performance vehicle. Too funny!
Correct me if I'm wrong, but if you change your brakes on time your rotors should last a long time. My brother didn't change his brakes for a while and ended messing up his rotors so I figured that's how they wear off.
Today 06:47 PM
wranglerevo
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Originally Posted by JerryJeepster View Post
Drilled and slotted rotors on a jeep is senseless, IMO. A drilled rotor is more likely to Crack at high temps and holds onto mud as it will cake and dry in the holes. Come on, it's not a high performance vehicle. Too funny!
couldnt agree more...drilled usually end up having hairline cracks and corrosion, and issues with being warped.

just get good rotors and pads...
Today 06:47 PM
caneman6 Finally got new shoes!!

MB TKO's and 315/70/17 Duratracs just installed.

Love the look.

Discount Tire store really gave great service and unbelievable price.

Was concerned about the size and weight of the spare tire. I will probably get a "Rock Crawler Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier" once I can afford it.
The spare fits snug and actually rest on the bumper indent (which seems to be supporting the weight).

I few other mods although not all today:

Rugged Ridge Hood Latches
Rampage Rear storage rack
Trek Armor Seat covers
Rear tailgate rack (from ebay)
Quadratex Rear Cargo Liner
Fire Extinguisher
Smittybilt First Aid kit

I have some Smittybilt SRC side rails but ran into the "bracket problem" preventing the install. Need to do some grinding to get them to fit.

Thanks to everyone that posts info and suggestions on this forum. I did a lot of research and the info your guys provided was extremely helpful !

Ready for Jeep Beach this weekend!!
Today 06:45 PM
DOMINUS Just dropped it off for surgery. Metalcloak 3.5" ARB, Nitto 37", Fuel 20" wheels, Metalcloak custom painted fenders, dual steering stabilizers, Teraflex adjustable tire carrier, AEV's backup camera with integrated CHMSL brake light, Vision X 50" low profile light bar, custom painted 10A hood and proximity sensor to the alarm system. I'll be out of the country next Tuesday but today was the only day that I could drop it off. When I come back I may not even recognize my Jeep. OH and Superchips to make it all work nicely together.
Today 06:16 PM
n3tfury
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Originally Posted by Bigbelgian View Post
Installed Maxxi Bighorn 35x12.5/15r tires!!!!





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Ditch the spacers. That just looks bad.

120 in a JK and drilling rotors, Qamzaway? You need your head checked.
Today 06:00 PM
Silverrig
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Originally Posted by jerryjeepster View Post
drilled and slotted rotors on a jeep is senseless, imo. A drilled rotor is more likely to crack at high temps and holds onto mud as it will cake and dry in the holes. Come on, it's not a high performance vehicle. Too funny!
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Today 05:28 PM
JerryJeepster Drilled and slotted rotors on a jeep is senseless, IMO. A drilled rotor is more likely to Crack at high temps and holds onto mud as it will cake and dry in the holes. Come on, it's not a high performance vehicle. Too funny!
Today 05:27 PM
Ndig29
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Originally Posted by Halas View Post
Can you hear them at that size?
Yeah not too loud but definitely louder than stock tires
Today 04:58 PM
Mike in the Hills Installed Rugged Ridge Gril Inserts.
Today 04:55 PM
MotorCityJK
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Originally Posted by quantumracer View Post
I call bull shit on his story then. I assumed he meant 120kph, not mph. If he's routinely driving 120mph on public roads, he's a douche bag!
Thus my "irresponsible".
Today 04:52 PM
Halas
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Originally Posted by Ndig29 View Post
Got my 285/70/17 bfg's mounted today
Can you hear them at that size?
Today 04:48 PM
Ndig29 Got my 285/70/17 bfg's mounted today
Today 04:37 PM
quantumracer
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Originally Posted by nickm757 View Post
120 MPH is 200 kph roughly
I call bull shit on his story then. I assumed he meant 120kph, not mph. If he's routinely driving 120mph on public roads, he's a douche bag!
Today 04:11 PM
nickm757
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Originally Posted by quantumracer View Post
Here's his original post, from page 2777.
120 MPH is 200 kph roughly
Today 04:09 PM
quantumracer
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Originally Posted by qamzawy View Post
My driving style is tuff ... Every day speeding some time reaching (120 MPH) and braking .. So I need to cool the rotors to preform better and last longer .
Here's his original post, from page 2777.
Today 04:02 PM
MotorCityJK
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Originally Posted by quantumracer View Post
No, his original post said he routinely drives 120, which is just under 75mph.
The picture shows 200kph.
Today 04:00 PM
quantumracer
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Originally Posted by MotorCityJK View Post
124.27 mph. Irresponsible.
No, his original post said he routinely drives 120, which is just under 75mph.
Today 03:57 PM
MotorCityJK
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Originally Posted by quantumracer View Post
oh for christs sake....your driving 75 mph....big whoop!
124.27 mph. Irresponsible.
Today 03:53 PM
quantumracer
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Originally Posted by qamzawy View Post
Mine is 200 Km/h attached crazy pic
Oh for christs sake....your driving 75 MPH....big whoop, that's slower than some of our speed limits!
Today 03:22 PM
Higgs82 Made my first payment....bank account isnt happy...but I sure am
Today 11:43 AM
lysol
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Originally Posted by PowerRubiWagon View Post
Installed my seward offroad twin 2 flood backup lights
What bracket is that for all that on top?
Today 10:31 AM
TexasAg06
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Originally Posted by Jenkins12 View Post
I don't know how anyone could access a firearm from under the seat fast enough regardless of if the box was locked or not ....Maybe my arms are just way shorter and my seat way further forward than y'all's!
I was able to flip the numbers to the correct combination, open the drawer and grab my firearm all while sitting in the driver seat this morning. I was sitting in my apartment's parking lot, not driving. I don't think I was buckled in though. I'll have to try again with the seat belt on.

I wouldn't consider myself tall at 5'11" so I don't think my arms are exceptionally long. My GF's dad, who is same height, drove my Jeep this weekend and put the seat back further than I had it, so I don't sit too far back either. I do drive with the steering wheel all the way up though.

Edit: I don't really carry the firearm for use while driving around. The main reason I have it is for when I go to the beach or some other place where help may not be nearby. Back when I was in high school (I'm 30 now) some buddies and I were hanging out at Crystal Beach (near Galveston) when some shady characters tried to jump us. Fortunately some others saw what was going on and helped scare the thugs off.

I don't go to Crystal Beach anymore, but I do like to have the gun with me in case something like that happens again. I don't have my conceal carry yet, but I am allowed to carry a firearm in my vehicle here in Texas. I need to get on that though....
Today 10:13 AM
Blue Baby Sound
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Originally Posted by Jenkins12 View Post
I don't know how anyone could access a firearm from under the seat fast enough regardless of if the box was locked or not ....Maybe my arms are just way shorter and my seat way further forward than y'all's!
I have one to store mine when I go places where there's no carry. All other times it's on me. Way too hard to access the box.
Today 09:56 AM
Paylor
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Originally Posted by jenkins12 View Post
i don't know how anyone could access a firearm from under the seat fast enough regardless of if the box was locked or not ....maybe my arms are just way shorter and my seat way further forward than y'all's!
+1
Today 09:49 AM
qamzawy
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Originally Posted by Captain Ed View Post
Did you turn them after you drilled them? How many miles on the rotors?
I didn't turn .. I drill them at 1000 mile and now I reach 20000 miles and still perfect
Today 09:43 AM
qamzawy
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Originally Posted by NorCalRubi View Post
Does your Jeep really go 120? My speedo tops out at 100. Sounds terrifying, stay safe!
Mine is 200 Km/h attached crazy pic
Today 09:24 AM
Jenkins12
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Originally Posted by dalearyous View Post
sold! i have been trying to figure out the best solution. no point in having your carry in the drawer if you can't access it quickly while sitting at stop sign or stop light.
I don't know how anyone could access a firearm from under the seat fast enough regardless of if the box was locked or not ....Maybe my arms are just way shorter and my seat way further forward than y'all's!
Today 09:18 AM
dalearyous
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Originally Posted by TexasAg06 View Post
The other benefit is now I can have the box closed and unlocked at the same time. With the original lock you could not close the box and keep the drawer from sliding out with it unlocked.
sold! i have been trying to figure out the best solution. no point in having your carry in the drawer if you can't access it quickly while sitting at stop sign or stop light.
Today 08:54 AM
TexasAg06 Last night I installed a black combination cam lock on my Bestop under seat lock box. The correct size is 5/8" and was only about $11 on amazon.

The lock that came with the box did not always open easily. Sometimes I would have to jiggle the key for a couple of minutes before I could finally get it unlocked. This is a huge problem for me since I carry my handgun in the lock box.

The other benefit is now I can have the box closed and unlocked at the same time. With the original lock you could not close the box and keep the drawer from sliding out with it unlocked.
Today 08:14 AM
numbah1 Installed a Seward 50" LED light bar and added the Superchips 3872 with 93 octane tune. Love it!
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