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nybigdog 02-04-2013 06:32 AM

The madness begins
 
Greetings, my name is Tim, and I'm a JA. (Jeep addict). Been lurking on forum for about a year since buying my 2012 JKU sport S. (3.6 auto with the dreaded 3.21..Que ominous music)Love the utility of the JKU, cargo space, towing, convertible, mud slinger, sport car...(I can dream can't I)

Anyway had it a year, time to make her look right. 90% on road, 10% off road. No rock crawling just yet, mostly trails and fire roads in upstate NY. Plans are as follows will be complete by end of month;

Bumpers - eBay front and rear going on this weekend, rear carrier type
Lift - TF 2.5 coil. Not sure if replacing shocks or just using adapters..plan on bilstein 5100s
Wheels -Black Rock D Window Alloys, 15x8 tungsten, like the silver/black contrast
Tires - GY Duratrac 33x12.5x15, heard many positives, easier on drive train

Thoughts

Not sure if I'll need an exhaust spacer, some did some didn't. 2.5 coil hard to install without a lift? Amateur shade tree here, have worked on cars and my bikes.. Should I pop for the shocks upfront or swap them out later? If I swap out later is it a pita?

Wheels, what TPMS sensors should I get for the Black Rocks?

Any other recommendations for phase one of the project? Yes, I want flatties but might just trim until I have the funds

Thanks

Gladi8r 02-04-2013 06:44 AM

Welcome & good luck with installing your mods...

nybigdog 03-20-2013 04:56 PM

Progress
 
Well Phase one complete; Front & Rear Bumpers, Lift, Tires & Wheel...the madness continues.

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t...2/LiftRear.jpg

http://i513.photobucket.com/albums/t.../LiftFront.jpg

bob178 03-27-2013 01:00 PM

fire trails
 
Dog,

Would you mind sharing the locations of some of the fire roads in upper NY?

nybigdog 03-28-2013 04:45 PM

Mods continue...Grill; Mesh installed, KC mounted (have to wire this weekend & aim), and angry eyes..madness, damn this shit is contageous

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...g/Grill1-1.jpg

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...og/Grill-1.jpg

nybigdog 03-28-2013 04:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bob178 (Post 3559549)
Dog,

Would you mind sharing the locations of some of the fire roads in upper NY?


Bob - I run a lot of the trails on the tug hill plateau, (I use to run them on a KLR 650 enduro) they are mainly ATV & Snowmobile trails. A bunch in ADK but I've not ran alot yet. Best best is to get a topo map..tons that go to lake and streams in ADK..very scenic

Prelud3 03-28-2013 05:16 PM

Love the look man! I wish I had the money for bumpers. I'm slowly working on a lot of these mods too!

nybigdog 03-28-2013 05:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Prelud3 (Post 3564703)
Love the look man! I wish I had the money for bumpers. I'm slowly working on a lot of these mods too!


Thanks man, I know kind of blingy for a jeep...those are ebay bumpers, paid less than $800 for both...we'll see how they hold up..Could.nt help myself. LOL

nybigdog 04-25-2013 04:17 PM

And the madness continues...omg I need help

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...og/0425131.jpg

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...og/0425132.jpg

http://i1057.photobucket.com/albums/...og/0425133.jpg

benjamin.allen 04-25-2013 07:08 PM

Looks nice little to flashy for me but it looks good

ESP 04-25-2013 07:12 PM

Hi Tim, welcome to WF.

Good looking job so far. :thumb:

Senior Chief 04-25-2013 07:17 PM

Nice.....:wavey:

fastNugly 04-25-2013 07:43 PM

Welcome.....it looks good. Keep the madness going....LOL


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