|03-13-2013 05:55 PM|
NEW JEEPER! Bumper and Winch Upgrade Advice!
New Jeeper here!
FINALLY bought my DREAM truck.
2009 Jeep Wrangler X Sport Utility 2D 4WD
Black soft top
V6, 3.8 liter
Sunburst Orange color
4:88 gearing (re-geared for the larger tires)
Tires: Nitto-Terra Grappler A/T P285/70R17
So my first upgrades:
I really like the Body Armor JK-1951, or even the JK-19531 Front Bumper
Any thoughts on those?? Prefer one over the other??
Also, I am investing in a winch. I KNOW they are worth it. My question is this: I am trying to figure out if I should invest in a
X2O 8,000 lb. Amphibious Winch
orrr... a Engo 77-09000 9,000lb 12 volt
I don't plan on putting a snorkel on my Jeep - however, I do live in the northwest and it will get it's fair share of rain. Would it be worth it to invest in an amphibious winch? Or would a regular one hold up??
There are SOOO many dealers out there. I've been surfing a few but mainly stayed on 4wheelparts.com because I know the company. Any other dealers that are reliable and might have better deals?
Hoping to keep this to under $1,100 for both the winch and bumper. Hope.