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Old 01-14-2019, 12:19 PM
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Finally... 2dr build review

I grew up with a love for Jeep Wranglers but never owned one somehow until six months ago. I finally found the 2012 two door sport I had wanted and drove 1200 miles to get get! worth it though. It was a bone stock trade in that the dealer added a 4 in rough country too and installed 35" patagonia MT's with 20" XD wheels. They also included DV8 rock steps.

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So now that I have finally got the Jeep build looking the way I envisioned, I thought id share my build with some reviews. First thing first I needed to ditch all the huge bulky stock plastic. I got a lucky deal on a local set of steel flat fendors and then I purchased Barnes4wd/7slotcustons mini front and rear bumpers. Wanted a minimalist look with high clearance and functionality. While I was add it I relocated the license plate with a homemade bracket.

The Barnes4wd bumpers are solid and very good quality. Really great design with tow points located on the bottom of the front bumper. relocation of the vacuum pump was necessary as well as chopping the crash bar.


Next unexpected install was the side mirrors, since I knocked the passenger side off. I decided to take a chance on something different, since the idea is to get rid of all plastic. I purchased Chupacabra Offroad billet aluminum side mirrors. They are intended for utility vehicles like side by sides. Product is awesome and I am impressed with the look, and enjoy them being different.

Other little upgrades include the RT clear parking lamps, poison spyder grab handles, rugged ridge console cover, and window tint. Ill update this build now as my bank account continues to drain. Thanks for looking.

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Another look of the front bumper...

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Interesting mirrors. Did they happen to bolt right up?
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Interesting mirrors. Did they happen to bolt right up?
I had to just drill out the hole on the Mirror bracket to fit the stock M8 bolt on the windshield. Only one slot from the mirror mount lined up. Ive been looking for some bracket ideas to mount the other part of the mirror. But as of now it holds snug and seems great
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