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Today 01:36 PM
phoenixdown318
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Originally Posted by MikD View Post
Pheonix, stop by and check it out, can give you some ideas. About 10min from where you are. Before you do any mods wheel with us a bit, bet we can save you some serious money.
Sounds good to me. My name is Jon by the way.
Today 09:23 AM
JeeperzXKreeperz I'm off till wendnesday so if there's room I'd love to join you guys
Today 08:41 AM
MikD Pheonix, stop by and check it out, can give you some ideas. About 10min from where you are. Before you do any mods wheel with us a bit, bet we can save you some serious money.
Today 08:34 AM
MikD No the porperty is in New Windsor, southwest of Newburgh. Its a small place but the terrain is varried and lets us create a lot of fun mildly challenging trails. Totals out to about 4 1/2 miles of trail so it takes several hours to get a group through.
Today 07:53 AM
phoenixdown318
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The wheelin spot is private prop, we have been having wheelin days there for the past 5yrs. We have healthy group that meets up regularly with anything from 5-25 rigs for a day of mellow wheelin, stock to 40's. My JKU is simple. The lift and shocks were bought during a sale for $490 (list was $1100) the skids were $500 (csn get them now much cheaper from eauto), the tires came from a forum member who was parting out his rig, 5 new 37's for $1000, and the bumper/carrier came from eauto for $500. There are other small items as well but they arent really needed so I don't count them as part of the build. Plenty of fun for the trails and decently armored for a reasonable amount of money. That being said you can do it for considerably less money if you do your homework, we've had guys run 37's with insane flex for just a few hundred dollars.
My gf is going to hate you . I'm living in Newburgh not far from Algonquin park... I'm assuming you guys are hitting trails on property going towards wall kill/new paltz area?
Today 07:33 AM
MikD The wheelin spot is private prop, we have been having wheelin days there for the past 5yrs. We have healthy group that meets up regularly with anything from 5-25 rigs for a day of mellow wheelin, stock to 40's.
My JKU is simple. The lift and shocks were bought during a sale for $490 (list was $1100) the skids were $500 (csn get them now much cheaper from eauto), the tires came from a forum member who was parting out his rig, 5 new 37's for $1000, and the bumper/carrier came from eauto for $500. There are other small items as well but they arent really needed so I don't count them as part of the build. Plenty of fun for the trails and decently armored for a reasonable amount of money. That being said you can do it for considerably less money if you do your homework, we've had guys run 37's with insane flex for just a few hundred dollars.
Yesterday 11:36 PM
Amakuch
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Originally Posted by MikD View Post
One of the nice things you will find about a Jk is you can mod it a fair bit for less money than you think. Mine is set up pretty well for the trails in this area with only about 2gs into it. I'm armored on 37's with a bumper/carrier and 4" of lift. In the mean time bring it by and play with it in the dirt, our wheelin spot is about 5min from where you bought it. Even stock they do really well.
Where in Newburgh is your spot? I'm down in westchester where there is nowhere to go and test out my new jku but I'm in Newburgh almost every week.
Yesterday 08:52 PM
mayer906
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Originally Posted by MikD View Post
One of the nice things you will find about a Jk is you can mod it a fair bit for less money than you think. Mine is set up pretty well for the trails in this area with only about 2gs into it. I'm armored on 37's with a bumper/carrier and 4" of lift. In the mean time bring it by and play with it in the dirt, our wheelin spot is about 5min from where you bought it. Even stock they do really well.
you must expand on this low budget build... And also where in Newburgh is this off-roading spot? I go up there to visit family
Yesterday 07:41 PM
FenderGrime
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Originally Posted by MikD View Post
Trails are a go as soon as I get a Saturday off I'm plannin a wheelin day. You up for it?
Dude, lemmie know! Itchin' to do something. The weather (well, up until last night) has been calling to me.
Yesterday 07:38 PM
Jklax20 Yes I am ready for another go. I added my lift and hope to upgrade the tires soon. Looking forward to the BBQ too!
Yesterday 07:35 PM
MikD Trails are a go as soon as I get a Saturday off I'm plannin a wheelin day. You up for it?
Yesterday 07:26 PM
Jklax20 When will the trail be ready?
Yesterday 07:14 PM
MikD One of the nice things you will find about a Jk is you can mod it a fair bit for less money than you think. Mine is set up pretty well for the trails in this area with only about 2gs into it. I'm armored on 37's with a bumper/carrier and 4" of lift.

In the mean time bring it by and play with it in the dirt, our wheelin spot is about 5min from where you bought it. Even stock they do really well.
Yesterday 04:22 PM
mmmanimalfat
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Originally Posted by phoenixdown318 View Post
Nothin major this year as far as mods are concerned. I'll probably do a few things to slightly change up some cosmetic things, but I just moved and bought a jeep so the money to heavily mod just won't be there lol.
A soft top will change your life!
Good luck with the new jeep!
Yesterday 03:08 PM
phoenixdown318 Nothin major this year as far as mods are concerned. I'll probably do a few things to slightly change up some cosmetic things, but I just moved and bought a jeep so the money to heavily mod just won't be there lol.
Yesterday 08:08 AM
wilmerc76
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Originally Posted by phoenixdown318 View Post
Picked up my JKUWW yesterday!
Congrats, love the white JKU's.
Yesterday 06:57 AM
MikD Congrats! Nice looking and the white is easy to keep nice. When do the mods begin? Gotta bring it by and try it out in its natural enviroment.
04-15-2014 11:48 PM
Steve936 Sharp Jeep...congrats
04-15-2014 09:45 PM
phoenixdown318 Picked up my JKUWW yesterday!



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04-15-2014 07:11 PM
tennjk
trailer

Started re assembling the frame today!
04-14-2014 09:22 AM
JeeperzXKreeperz Both awesome ideas my job has huge rolls of 6 mil plastic I'll just cut some to fit lol but I'm thinking about headin to miniwaska to go Take some pics.
04-13-2014 07:42 PM
mmmanimalfat I work in kitchens, and a 60 gallon garbage bag fits over the seat like it was supposed to be a rain cover included from the factory.
04-13-2014 07:06 PM
Steve936 Keep a windbreaker in under your seat...
04-13-2014 03:27 PM
Pink_Percy
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Originally Posted by JeeperzXKreeperz View Post
I think I can consider today an oops saw it was gonna b 75 today to I took the top n doors off.... I'm at work n it's starting to rain -.-
What are these "doors" you speak of?
04-13-2014 02:51 PM
JeeperzXKreeperz
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Originally Posted by MikD View Post
Thats not an oops, thats jeepin!
I just need a new weatherman lol
04-13-2014 01:50 PM
MikD Thats not an oops, thats jeepin!
04-13-2014 08:57 AM
JeeperzXKreeperz I think I can consider today an oops saw it was gonna b 75 today to I took the top n doors off.... I'm at work n it's starting to rain -.-
04-13-2014 08:50 AM
MikD Jeeps lend themsleves well to "oops" moments...
04-12-2014 07:30 AM
JeeperzXKreeperz
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JeeperzXKreeperz I was behind you heading to the waterfront this afternoon. I was wondering, WTF happened to his windows. Glad you made the best of it.
Lol yeah that was oops #2 sofar.
04-11-2014 06:15 PM
MJK JeeperzXKreeperz

I was behind you heading to the waterfront this afternoon. I was wondering, WTF happened to his windows. Glad you made the best of it.
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