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Today 08:30 PM
Eagle Jk
Quote:
Originally Posted by caneman6 View Post
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!!
The TKO's look good! I'm considering those for mine.
Today 08:18 PM
Manyskilz
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Originally Posted by DOMINUS View Post
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.
Don't make me beg for pictures, Dominus..... Pleeeeeeease!
Today 08:14 PM
Manyskilz
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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 ....
x2 my firearm is on me at all times, where it is accessible when needed. My Tuffy security drawer is for those times where concealed carry is not permitted - period. And to carry extra ammo
Today 08:11 PM
jydder
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Originally Posted by Cheech33 View Post
Got pulled over by a cop.... Not to give me a ticket but to talk about my jeep! Just a fellow jeeper wanted to ask about some of my mods
I had a motorcycle cop in Boston follow me from traffic light to traffic light asking me questions about my JKU each time we stopped.
Today 08:11 PM
4DoorCrush Sold my hard top today! Come one trektop
Today 08:05 PM
Cheech33 Got pulled over by a cop.... Not to give me a ticket but to talk about my jeep! Just a fellow jeeper wanted to ask about some of my mods
Today 07:57 PM
Rodger L Changed out the windshield bumpers and footman loop. Looks so much better!
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Today 07:30 PM
JerryJeepster
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Originally Posted by JE01 View Post

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.
Factory rotors are normally thin and crap so they do wear out. Replacing pads before they eat into the rotor will help. I buy my performance brakes for my 335 from rotor pros. I'm saying that high performance brakes on a jeep is a waste of money. Buy the best ceramic pads and you'll be happy. If you find you need rotors I would buy a decent but cost effective set from Napa or rotor pros. Do the work yourself and put the labor savings into a mod.
Today 07:26 PM
Sofla Sahara JK
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4DoorCrush View Post
I'm ready for pics after all the talk!!!!
x2
Today 07:24 PM
4DoorCrush
Quote:
Originally Posted by DOMINUS View Post
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.
I'm ready for pics after all the talk!!!!
Today 07:23 PM
MotorCityJK
Quote:
Originally Posted by wranglerevo View Post
couldnt agree more...drilled usually end up having hairline cracks and corrosion, and issues with being warped.

just get good rotors and pads...
Agree. Slotted is better than drilled IMO but still not necessary on a Wrangler.
Today 07:10 PM
JE01
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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!
x2
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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
Quote:
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!
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