JP's Super-Duper-Gladiator Build Thread

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    LET'S DOOOO THIS...

    OK, same as ALOT of folks,
    Ordered 04/04/2019
    Launch Edition
    Billet Silver Metallic

    Delivered 06/21/2019
    Motor Inn of Spirit Lake, Spirit Lake, IA.
    Thanks @spenchey
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    06/20/2019
    Arrived at Motor Inn of Spirit Lake
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    I flew Fort Lauderdale to Minneapolis
    Rented a car and arrived just before Midnight.
    Ninja peeked in the window and discovered the Lift Kit has been started
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    #3 Jun 22, 2019
    Last edited: Jun 29, 2019
    06/21/2019
    They open at 800 am, I walk in at 801.
    By 1000, it's on the ground.
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    By 1:00 pm, MOPAR lift Kit is installed, and we're loading the PLYWOOD:
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    and I'm on the road at 1:30. Next stop, Madison, WI.
     
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    Within 20 minutes of leaving, I hear the DREADED sound:
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    YUP, another eaten fender liner.
    CHEAP SHIT!
    I'll call Spencer in the AM to get it Documented, also hey @JeepCares I need this doc'd as I KNOW the asses in South Florida will try blaming the 37s that are going on in the morning.
     
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    k, got to Madison, too late for Tire install, but got some other things done.
    First off, RC double steering stabilizer to prep for the 37s tomorrow.
    no before pic, sorry. I got too excited to play some.
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    Next, Antenna had to go. original was flapping all day.
    no more.
    Before:
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    After:
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    Installed the TazerJL to recalibrate the speedo tomorrow.
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    Grab Handles in the front
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    Dead Pedal
    Before:
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    After:
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    Racing stripe,
    I do it to all my vehicles.
    THIS chit just HAS to be worth 50HP. :LOL:
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    Fender vinyl
    AND THE FLAG, cause all JEEPS need the FLAG!
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    whew, k, that's enough for tonight. :beer:
    :LOL:
     
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    That was fun contorting to install, right?
     
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    You don’t mess around, do you?
     
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