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Old 11-25-2018, 02:35 PM
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My 17 JKU “Build”

Im relatively new to wheeling, was into cars and bikes for while and got a truck which lasted a year then got my 17 JKU 6 Speed. Started pretty much right away (within 3 days)
Posting here to share, along with getting suggestions and help on what’s next for her.

Here is my parts list and some pictures!

Parts Installed...
Poison Spyder Hood Louvre
Poison Spyder Diff Covers F/R
Poison Spyder Tramp Stamp
Poison Spyder 3rd Brake Light
WARN VR10 Gen 2
Smittybilt Stinger Front
Smittybilt XRC Rear
Smittybilt XRC Rock Sliders LineX
Smittybilt SRC Fenders
PSC Big Bore XD Steering Box
Rigid Industries 10”
Pro Comp Dually Windshield Pods
Amazon “sPod”
Amazon LED Headlights
Artec Aluminum F Inner Fenders LineX
Mickey Thompson Classic Baja Lock, 17”
Rugged Ridge Hood Latches
Rugged Ridge Spartan Grille LineX
Pandemic USA LED Tail Lights

Not installed but waiting for spring..
JKS Mfg. Adjustable Front Track Bar
JKS Mfg. Adjustable Rear Track Bar
JKS Mfg. Adjustable Rear Sway Bar Links
EVO Mfg. Rear Track Bar Bracket
EVO Mfg. Rear RockStar Shock Skids
EVO Mfg. 3” Front Bump Stop
EVO Mfg. 3” Rear Bump Stop
EVO Mfg. Front Shock Relocation Bracket
Synergy Mfg. Rear Extended Brake Lines
Synergy Mfg. Front Extended Brake Lines
Synergy Mfg. Exhaust Spacer Kit
KING Hydraulic Front/Rear Bump Stops
KING 2.0 Front/Rear Coilovers
Currie Enterprises Front AntiRock
Currie Enterprises Rear AntiRock

When installing the Coilovers, I’m looking at only going to 4” max of Lift right now, when the time comes to put 37s on I’ll probably up it a bit.

In the spring/summer when I’m installing all these parts I have in my house I’m planning on doing Gears, and if money lets me lockers. (I got the Kings, for a total steal)

Any suggestions on what I should focus on next when shopping for parts?

Looking at Control Arms, Drag Link Flip. Will those be necessary right away if only
Lifting to about 4”?

Also. Running 35s with no lift is a pain off road aha

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Old 11-25-2018, 04:32 PM   #2
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Jeep is looking good!

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Old 11-26-2018, 05:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue Baby Sound View Post
Jeep is looking good!
Thanks! It’s a work in progress.
Breaking my sector shaft and Winch within a month of each other really set me back last spring but I got my EVO Bolt on Coilovers and king bump stops w/ anti rock for the rear for a wicked deal (basically only cost me $80 In gas as I traded a gun and some ammo for it all) spent a few hundred getting some brackets for it and track bars, brake lines and stuff like that so now I’m pretty much good to go for a while. Gotta get it installed in the spring and save up for some gears and some control arms. Lol
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Old 11-26-2018, 10:24 AM
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I’m leaning towards Rock Krawler Adjustable High Clearance Arms. Compared to Currie or TMR.

Rock Krawler - Cheapest of the 3
Currie - Johnny Joints + 400$
TMR - Lifetime Heims + 600$

I don’t really care about ride harshness (I do have a messed up back but still would rather perform a little better off road)

I’m leaning towards RK for the cheaper option, along with their lifetime abuse warranty because I have a habit of breaking things.

What do you folks think?
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