Granite Crystal Hellcat Gladiator Conversion

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I am new to the Forum deal and new to the Jeep world too. This is the rig that should be ready Friday of this week. Can’t wait! Thought I would go ahead with a Hellcat and Dakota Customs conversion kit. 3.5” Teraflex Lift, 37” Nitto Trail Grapplers with some XD137 FMJ’s. I will post picks as soon as it’s done.

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I am new to the Forum deal and new to the Jeep world too. This is the rig that should be ready Friday of this week. Can’t wait! Thought I would go ahead with a Hellcat and Dakota Customs conversion kit. 3.5” Teraflex Lift, 37” Nitto Trail Grapplers with some XD137 FMJ’s. I will post picks as soon as it’s done.

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Wow, that's awesome... You just "went ahead" with the Hellcat conversion like it isn't a huge deal. :like:
 

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Um, welcome to the Jeep world? What world did you come from that Hellcat swaps are just a thing to do first go-round? Don’t get me wrong, it sounds awesome! Where did you find a 3.5” Teraflex lift? I didn’t think they were out yet.
 
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Um, welcome to the Jeep world? What world did you come from that Hellcat swaps are just a thing to do first go-round? Don’t get me wrong, it sounds awesome! Where did you find a 3.5” Teraflex lift? I didn’t think they were out yet.
Like I said I’m completely new to the Jeep world. I asked a Jeep guy what lift I should go with last night and that’s what he told me. I was going to tell the shop Monday morning to order it but that won’t be happening after some research because they aren’t out. What would you recommend?
 

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Like I said I’m completely new to the Jeep world. I asked a Jeep guy what lift I should go with last night and that’s what he told me. I was going to tell the shop Monday morning to order it but that won’t be happening after some research because they aren’t out. What would you recommend?
Metalcloak, Teraflex, EVO, and Rock Krawler are considered some of the top full-service Wrangler suspension brands. Waiting until after SEMA should allow them to get their kits to the market. I put the Daystar 2” lift on mine until I am able to get one of these (probably Metalcloak). Looking forward to see what you choose.
 

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Like I said I’m completely new to the Jeep world. I asked a Jeep guy what lift I should go with last night and that’s what he told me. I was going to tell the shop Monday morning to order it but that won’t be happening after some research because they aren’t out. What would you recommend?
Awesome - can't wait to see what it's doing when it's done!

Methinks you're gonna need to spend a pile MORE MONEY on axles once you exercise your Gladiator with the Hellcat underhood
 

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Awesome - can't wait to see what it's doing when it's done!

Methinks you're gonna need to spend a pile MORE MONEY on axles once you exercise your Gladiator with the Hellcat underhood
Like some D60’s and possible the TF big brake kit!
 
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Been busy but getting closer. They said there’s a chance it will be all done Friday. PCM is getting reprogrammed but should be back tomorrow.

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If you don't mind sharing, what's the cost of the motor swap? I'm not just being nosy...it's something I've considered.
 
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For sure! It’s in an about ready to rock. Have to program Transmission Monday....... I’m trying to upload video, but it won’t let me.

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