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Discussion in 'Wrangler JK Builds (2007-2017)' started by aggrex, May 17, 2017.

  1. Dec 1, 2017 at 9:57 PM
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  2. Apr 14, 2018 at 11:40 AM
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    Upcoming project held up by my civic duty to mail my taxes in :(

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  3. Apr 19, 2018 at 5:59 AM
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    All the world's indeed a stage And we are merely players Performers and portrayers Each another's audience Outside the gilded cage
    Our Jeeps have some stuff, see sig for build threads :)
    That's purdy!!
     
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  4. Apr 21, 2018 at 11:49 PM
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    Another project just leap-frogged the EVO project as it had to be installed first. I selected the S-Tech 6-switch system for the following reasons:
    • S-Tech switch pod mounts directly into the plastic trim above the mirror. Other competitive units mount onto the footman loop with brackets and tape which can reduce access to the hard top latches and most have an open area on top of the unit
    • Made-in-USA
    • 3 yr warranty
    • OEM look and style
    • Custom rockers available
    • Power control module box is smaller than competitive units
    • Will re-purpose the other Bussman relay pod onto my Tundra

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  5. May 16, 2018 at 9:22 AM
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    EVO sport cage installation completed @ midnight before the AOAA trail adventure. It was challenging to install but I love how it hugs the A-pillars and keeps the view wide open.

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  6. May 16, 2018 at 9:29 AM
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    Howell fuel injection, header, HEI distributor, TH350, NP208, SOA lift with YJ springs in the front & GW springs in the Rear. AMC20 with G2 1 piece chromos trussed, Dana 30 with G2 chromos and 760x ujoints and MM Stainless Hubs, Geared 4.56. Tom Woods shafts, Metal cloaks, Caged, 37" Toyo MTs.
    That looks really nice. Can you show us more pics down the side of the dash and to floor if it goes that far down, and close ups of the windshield pillars. Oh and show us videos of how well it performs in a rollover pretty please with sugar on the bottom side up.
     
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  7. May 16, 2018 at 10:27 AM
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    LOL...The Poison Spider sport cage might be the only "bolt-on" cage that reaches the floor. The P.S. cage is a nice alternative cage that might be a bit more challenging to install and it will intrude upon interior floor space of the DD. Since none of the sport cages actually attach to the frame I think the safety benefit from any of these sport cages should be sufficient in low-speed rollovers short of rolling down a mountain side.
    The EVO and RH sport cages both attach to the same thick weld seam in the door sill and run all the way to the top of the windshield frame.
     
  8. May 16, 2018 at 12:29 PM
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    This is an old debate. Weld in cages are only as good as the weakest weld. I have seen bolt in cages take abuse that other weld in cages did not hold up to, and visa versa. These sport cages tie into the main support of the body between the firewall and dash. That is where all the strength of the body is. They will hold up to a pretty rough roll over. RH has floor mounts for added cost that tie into their sport cage. Although my buddies 6Xrollover down the mountain did not have the floor mounts. Any cage is better than no cage though.
     
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  9. Jun 8, 2018 at 3:51 PM
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    OEM head light + fog light upgrade to JW Speaker LED. Pretty simple install with no snags. Cable ties, electrical tape and protective wire wraps to keep the wires safe and secure.

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    One of my favorite upgrades too. What a difference over crap stock lights.
     
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  11. Jun 27, 2018 at 10:12 AM
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    Oops xmas is not in June but it came anyway

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  12. Jun 27, 2018 at 6:11 PM
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  13. Jul 15, 2018 at 7:56 PM
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    Old set of Delta round H4 halogens from my YJ and modern Rigid cube LED mounted on Snyper mount. Install made ez with S-Tech switch system.

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  14. Jul 17, 2018 at 7:07 PM
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    My QT Tuffy order arrived today and in 5 minutes I finally had some trunk security. Perfect for my laptop or man purse.

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