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I figured it's about time I started my build thread, since now the name will make sense... :)

On September 12, 2013 I ordered my first jeep, a 2014 Freedom Edition in Hydro Blue Pearl. It finally arrived at the dealership after spending eleven days in Kirby, Texas.

Here are some pictures from the day it arrived.
 

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First mods - removed the taillight guards and added my Tinkerbell license plate wrapper.
 

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Next up: GraBars... I also installed my RAM Mount that day, but I forgot to take a picture...
 

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And now for today's mods... and the title now makes sense!

Removing the double stick tape on those OscarMike badges was a pain in the :censored:!!!

Got the black reflective decals from pixeldecals.com. They look REALLY nice when they light up... I wish I could get it to show up nicely in a picture. :D
 

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nice !!! a build thread finally !!! i have two questions for you. how hard was it to install those grabars? they seem like it would be easy, but i read on here SOME people had problems wit them.

also what that logo on the fenders you put on. looks good by the way :beerdrinking:
 

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Get off the stick, man! :lmao:

Seriously though, the mods you've done are way more than what I've done so far... so I have NO room to talk! Once you get the GraBars you'll just wish you had done it sooner! :)
 

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nice !!! a build thread finally !!! i have two questions for you. how hard was it to install those grabars? they seem like it would be easy, but i read on here SOME people had problems wit them.

also what that logo on the fenders you put on. looks good by the way :beerdrinking:
Thanks! :)

The GraBars can be a little bit of a pain to install. Just have to have patience and go slow. You can only thread each bolt two or three turns, then switch to the other bolt for two or three turns, till you get them tightened up. DEFINITELY worth it though. I can't say enough good things about them. Make sure you order the grips though. The new powder coat is a little rougher than the originals was, so the grips are definitely called for. It would be nice if Ken would either create a package deal WITH the grips or just raise the price $10 and include them...

The whole Celticon/Celtic knot theme is in honor of my Irish heritage. The blue is the for the color the Celtic warriors painted their bodies before going into battle.
The logo I used is a Celtic Knot, symbolizing the Trinity. There are multiple trinities to which it can be ascribed. There are a couple that fit for me, but I haven't picked just one yet... but traditionally it stood for the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and the Holy Ghost). I am going for one of the NOT religiously tied trinities.

It's fun. It's not a theme I've seen anyone else do, and being Irish is very important to me. An Irish jeep is more my speed than a superhero or other character based themes. With the whole warrior thing, I think my jeep is definitely a male. :lmao:
 

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Thanks, GSJ! I was beginning to think the day would NEVER come! LOL
 

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Next up on my list:

Swapping out the body colored fender flares for the traditional black, courtesy of easttexasjeepgirl! :happyyes:

Hopefully for Black Friday we will be able to get a good deal on Mike's 35s, so I can have his 33s. Then I'm hoping Santa will bring me some ACE sliders, a Rampage recovery bumper or a lift!

I've been good this year, I promise! Or at least I tried... :D
 

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Star, great start on the "warrior". Looking forward to seeing it in person on Saturday. Remember that Ace is supposed to be having a 25% off with free shipping this week. Will be ordering their back bumper as soon as the sale starts. See ya Saturday.
 

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Star, great start on the "warrior". Looking forward to seeing it in person on Saturday. Remember that Ace is supposed to be having a 25% off with free shipping this week. Will be ordering their back bumper as soon as the sale starts. See ya Saturday.
Thanks, jeepers! I am, too! No offense to your TJ, but I hope you bring the AMP'd. I can't wait to see one in person! :)

I will mention that ACE sale to Mi... I mean Santa! :D

about time girl :) looking good so far!
Thanks! Like I said in your thread, baby mods for now but it's growing up quicker now! :)
 

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Thanks, jeepers! I am, too! No offense to your TJ, but I hope you bring the AMP'd. I can't wait to see one in person! :)

I will mention that ACE sale to Mi... I mean Santa! :D



Thanks! Like I said in your thread, baby mods for now but it's growing up quicker now! :)
Will be bring the Amp'd. The TJ sit;; has no doors or top. A bit chilly right now for running naked.
 

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Looking good Star! I can't wait to see it with black flares :drool: Sounds like there will definitely be some wrenching on Saturday :thumb:
If you guys are game, I am! :D. Mike picked up the pop riveter from HF today on his lunch hour.

She'll look better with Mineral Gray wheels ;)
IF they get here before I am a zillion years old! NOTHING about this process is fast! You'll have yours first, I guarantee!

Subscribed Star, Great job so far!!:awesome:
Thanks, jdambm! I appreciate it! I have a friend who's helping me find good prices for mods. :D

Will be bring the Amp'd. The TJ sit;; has no doors or top. A bit chilly right now for running naked.
Yeah, I don't even want to go anywhere outside the last three days! I'm hoping the weatherman is correct and it warms up a little bit on Thursday!

Nice jeep. Stopped in to say :wavey:
Hi KJ! Thanks for stopping by! :wavey: Still hard to believe I FINALLY have one of my own!
 
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