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Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Figured i would create a thread to show what I've done to her so far.

I took delivery of my Jeep order in Aug/13 and have built her up over the the two years. While i am not quite done, I do feel like I can see the at then end of tunnel on terms of major mods still to do.

2013 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon
Blue Pearl Coat
4.10 gears
5 Speed Auto
Dual Top group
Max Tow
front seat Side Air Bags
Connectivity Group
Heated Seats
730 nAv
body Color Flares and Top
Engine block heater
auto AC temp
remote Start

Purchased mods:
Quadratec Floor mats and cargo liner
Mopar 7 pin tow harness
Mopar fuel door
Mopar Door sill guard
Mopar black tail lamp Guards
More dead pedal
Ace rock rails
5 AEV Savegre wheels
AEV 2.5" inch lift with geometry correction brackets
AEV procal
NR4x4 grade 8 hardware kit
Teraflex HD tire carrier with hi-lift jack mount.
AEV CHMSL 3rd brake light- taken off for camera
35 bfg mud t/a KM2 35x12.5x17
Warn winch with winch mount for AEV bumper
AEV front bumper & skid plate
Factor 55 pro link
Aev jack base
Star fab smart doors stops front & rear
AEV JK splash guards
AEV Rear Bumper
AEV Dana 44 Diff slider
Truck-lites headlamp upgrade
AEV CHMSL Rear Vision system
Rampage Hood locks
ARB high output Air Compressor
SPOD source system
Aeroforce interceptor gauge - just ordered
ARB Intensity Spot and Flood combo for front bumper - just ordered
ARB intensity solid black and blue covers- just ordered
rock hard fuel tank skid -aluminum- just ordered
Rock hard oil pan and transmission skid - aluminum- just ordered
rock Hard Transfer case skid - aluminum- just ordered
rock Hard Evap canister Skid - aluminum- just ordered
aRB Tire repair kit

All the build except for the AEV lift have been done by me with the help of a buddy here and there.

Here are some shots from the first day and recently.



I will post some of the build shots in separate posts.

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Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Truck Lite Led install



aEV diff cover


aEV rear bumper but i did not install the water tanks.



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Discussion Starter · #9 ·
Thanks everyone.

I do really like the color as it does take on different looks depending on the lighting.

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Discussion Starter · #10 ·
Package arrived from Northridge 4x4. Waiting for the wiring harness to arrive.

Looking to turn night into day!



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Discussion Starter · #12 ·
Installed the ARB Intensity Flood and Spot onto the AEV bumper. I think I am going to mount the ARB bracket directly to the bumper instead of to the AEV bracket. This way I can spread them out a bit more. Any thoughts?


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Discussion Starter · #13 ·
Full set of ROCKHARD aluminum skids arrived today!

Finally a mod that my Lady won't notice and give me grief about:)


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Full set of ROCKHARD aluminum skids arrived today!

Finally a mod that my Lady won't notice and give me grief about:)

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Haha I feel you on that one I'm about to do my lift and just praying my girl friend doesn't notice but I doubt it lol, also wanted to ask what's the power output on those lights

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Discussion Starter · #15 ·
She is going to notice the lift:)

according to ARB here are the specs( I am running one Spot and one Flood):
Submersible up to 9.5 ft.
High pressure cast A360 aluminium body.
Unbreakable polycarbonate lens.
UV stable moulded polycarbonate lens cover.
Multiple position stainless steel mount.
Durable UV Stable polyester powdercoat
Goretex breather.
IP68 Certified.
Deutsch DT-06 waterproof connectors.
MIL810-STDG vibration certified
RoHS compliant.
10-36 V DC input.
90 Watts.
Amp draw 6.25A @ 14.4V.
32 LEDs.
8200 raw Lumens.
Color temperature: 6500 Kelvin
Lux @ 10m (33Ft) – 2250 (spot) 770 (flood).
20° full width flood.
10° full width spot.
Over/under voltage protection.
50,000+ Hour LED life span.
Zero UV emissions .
Operating temp: -40°F to +145°F
Protected against RFI/EMC interference.
Integrated thermal management.
Weight 3.1Kg / 6.8Lb complete.
Made in the USA

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Discussion Starter · #16 ·
Planning out the next mods on my list. I hope to have these started in the next couple weeks and done by the end of August.

Rear Lighting:
Rigid Industries SR-Q2 Diffused - Pair
Rigid Industries Rear Tail light Brackets

Cobra 75 WXST
4' Firestik Antenna Black
Firestik quick disconnect

Dual Battery Setup:
Genesis Offroad JK Dual Battery Kit with 200 amp isolator
Optima Red Top Battery - Cranking Battery
Optima Yellow Top Battery - Accessory battery

Once the mods above are done that will be it for this year until I can save up more funds for the last few big ticket items on my build list.

The 2015 items are:
Teraflex JK Big Brake Kit
AEV Heat Reduction Hood & Snorkel
ARB JK 4 Door Drawer Kit

Let me know if any of you have any thoughts or suggestions.

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Discussion Starter · #18 ·
Update from procurement:

Expecting the CB parts to arrive from Cooltech today.

Ordered the Rear Rigid SR-Q2s from NR4x4 and hope to have them before weekend.

Trying to decide what batteries i should go with for the dual battery setup. I was thinking Optima red and Yellow top but am having second thoughts. Anyone have any suggestions?

Here is my updated profile shot i took this weekend:)

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