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Hey guys,

Over the past months we have received a whole bunch of PM's asking about our build. Here is what our Current setups is:

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask here!

Recovery Tracks: https://ebay.to/2YIseXc
SmittyBilt Winch: https://amzn.to/2TxHVut
Arc Audio: (AMP) https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=179597
Arc Audio F Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103855
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103853
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103854
Subwoofer: https://amzn.to/2TyiNnw
GPCA Grip: https://amzn.to/33AHmoz
BaoFeng Ham Radio: https://amzn.to/2KQ1GJM
WeatherTech Mats: https://bit.ly/2Y09KkA
XD Series Wheels: https://bit.ly/2Kx6AN1
NItto Tires: https://bit.ly/2DsZiXi
Falcon Steering Stabilizer: https://bit.ly/2YQMje0
Rear Diff Skid: https://bit.ly/2Suqa0B
Rear Diff Cover: https://bit.ly/2PYlu1m
Front Diff skid and Cover: https://bit.ly/360qIiF
Rock Krawler Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tXaY29
ReadyLift Lift Kit: https://www.readylift.com/jeep-jt-gla...
EVO Rear 4.5 Coils: https://bit.ly/2sqjwOl
EVO Swaybar Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tQ4Lol
JCR Offroad Rack: https://bit.ly/33B09jy
JCR Gladiator Sticker: https://bit.ly/2za4PPv
Rotopax Gas: https://bit.ly/2OWsuO2
Rotopax water: https://bit.ly/2RVGdpb
Rotopax Mount: https://bit.ly/2KL5rjL
Roam Rooftop Tent: https://bit.ly/2KKGN2L
Spiderweb Sunshade: https://bit.ly/2TwZV8f
DV8 Sliders: https://bit.ly/2T5Ew6u

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Upcoming Mods, Rock Krawler Upper and Lower Control Arms, Full Skid plate when MetalCloak comes out with theirs.
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They told me on Friday 8 weeks out at least , I guess I will call Monday to see what the deal is
maybe they are taking orders? They look pretty cool.
 
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maybe they are taking orders? They look pretty cool.
we just wanted something sooner then 8 weeks :) thank you for this tho !
 

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Excellent build! And this is coming from one of German/Scandinavian descent, thank you for organizing the parts and links so nicely :)

My question: What are the advantages/reasoning behind piecing your lift kit together the way you did versus buying an all inclusive kit like RK or JKS?

I ask because I am mid research for a lift myself and man can it go either cheap or super damn expensive real quick.

thanks!
 
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Excellent build! And this is coming from one of German/Scandinavian descent, thank you for organizing the parts and links so nicely :)

My question: What are the advantages/reasoning behind piecing your lift kit together the way you did versus buying an all inclusive kit like RK or JKS?

I ask because I am mid research for a lift myself and man can it go either cheap or super damn expensive real quick.

thanks!
When we got our JT when no one had lift kits yet so a company reached out to us to lift our JT. We Ended up being the Protoptye kit for them, and them and we were running their pre-production kit until a month ago. We now have the production kit on and it has had no problems. We have trail tested this kit on several trails. As far as why we added some things to it is because with all of the extra weight in the back it sagged a little bit and I wanted to correct that. With our current setup we can go anywhere , we are planning upgrading more parts to see if it really makes a difference or not and then share our findings with you guys.

As far as upgrading readylift parts to something else we don’t know if it’s worth it or not. That is why we want to do that. It also depends on what you want to do with your truck, and where you want to go. So far, what we have works for on the trail along with loading the back up for an Overlanding trip. We will keep you posted as we learn more with different upgrades.
 

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When we got our JT when no one had lift kits yet so a company reached out to us to lift our JT. We Ended up being the Protoptye kit for them, and them and we were running their pre-production kit until a month ago. We now have the production kit on and it has had no problems. We have trail tested this kit on several trails. As far as why we added some things to it is because with all of the extra weight in the back it sagged a little bit and I wanted to correct that. With our current setup we can go anywhere , we are planning upgrading more parts to see if it really makes a difference or not and then share our findings with you guys.

As far as upgrading readylift parts to something else we don’t know if it’s worth it or not. That is why we want to do that. It also depends on what you want to do with your truck, and where you want to go. So far, what we have works for on the trail along with loading the back up for an Overlanding trip. We will keep you posted as we learn more with different upgrades.

Thank you for the expedite reply! This makes sense and I am glad you guys were integral to the development process.

For me it's much of the same as you do, overlanding with family and dogs, plus some difficult trails in which I'll need the articulation.

Please continue to keep us up to date!
 

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Hey guys,

Over the past months we have received a whole bunch of PM's asking about our build. Here is what our Current setups is:

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask here!

Recovery Tracks: https://ebay.to/2YIseXc
SmittyBilt Winch: https://amzn.to/2TxHVut
Arc Audio: (AMP) https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=179597
Arc Audio F Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103855
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103853
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103854
Subwoofer: https://amzn.to/2TyiNnw
GPCA Grip: https://amzn.to/33AHmoz
BaoFeng Ham Radio: https://amzn.to/2KQ1GJM
WeatherTech Mats: https://bit.ly/2Y09KkA
XD Series Wheels: https://bit.ly/2Kx6AN1
NItto Tires: https://bit.ly/2DsZiXi
Falcon Steering Stabilizer: https://bit.ly/2YQMje0
Rear Diff Skid: https://bit.ly/2Suqa0B
Rear Diff Cover: https://bit.ly/2PYlu1m
Front Diff skid and Cover: https://bit.ly/360qIiF
Rock Krawler Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tXaY29
ReadyLift Lift Kit: https://www.readylift.com/jeep-jt-gla...
EVO Rear 4.5 Coils: https://bit.ly/2sqjwOl
EVO Swaybar Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tQ4Lol
JCR Offroad Rack: https://bit.ly/33B09jy
JCR Gladiator Sticker: https://bit.ly/2za4PPv
Rotopax Gas: https://bit.ly/2OWsuO2
Rotopax water: https://bit.ly/2RVGdpb
Rotopax Mount: https://bit.ly/2KL5rjL
Roam Rooftop Tent: https://bit.ly/2KKGN2L
Spiderweb Sunshade: https://bit.ly/2TwZV8f
DV8 Sliders: https://bit.ly/2T5Ew6u

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Upcoming Mods, Rock Krawler Upper and Lower Control Arms, Full Skid plate when MetalCloak comes out with theirs.
Best addition is the Wrap! Love it.....
 

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Hey guys,

Over the past months we have received a whole bunch of PM's asking about our build. Here is what our Current setups is:

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask here!

Recovery Tracks: https://ebay.to/2YIseXc
SmittyBilt Winch: https://amzn.to/2TxHVut
Arc Audio: (AMP) https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=179597
Arc Audio F Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103855
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103853
Arc Audio R Speakers: https://www.arcaudio.com/store?p=103854
Subwoofer: https://amzn.to/2TyiNnw
GPCA Grip: https://amzn.to/33AHmoz
BaoFeng Ham Radio: https://amzn.to/2KQ1GJM
WeatherTech Mats: https://bit.ly/2Y09KkA
XD Series Wheels: https://bit.ly/2Kx6AN1
NItto Tires: https://bit.ly/2DsZiXi
Falcon Steering Stabilizer: https://bit.ly/2YQMje0
Rear Diff Skid: https://bit.ly/2Suqa0B
Rear Diff Cover: https://bit.ly/2PYlu1m
Front Diff skid and Cover: https://bit.ly/360qIiF
Rock Krawler Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tXaY29
ReadyLift Lift Kit: https://www.readylift.com/jeep-jt-gla...
EVO Rear 4.5 Coils: https://bit.ly/2sqjwOl
EVO Swaybar Endlinks: https://bit.ly/2tQ4Lol
JCR Offroad Rack: https://bit.ly/33B09jy
JCR Gladiator Sticker: https://bit.ly/2za4PPv
Rotopax Gas: https://bit.ly/2OWsuO2
Rotopax water: https://bit.ly/2RVGdpb
Rotopax Mount: https://bit.ly/2KL5rjL
Roam Rooftop Tent: https://bit.ly/2KKGN2L
Spiderweb Sunshade: https://bit.ly/2TwZV8f
DV8 Sliders: https://bit.ly/2T5Ew6u

IMG_2380.jpeg

IMG_1229.jpeg

IMG_2383.jpeg



Upcoming Mods, Rock Krawler Upper and Lower Control Arms, Full Skid plate when MetalCloak comes out with theirs.
Do you have any photos of how you got the rear M220 skid to work? Was told it would interfere with the rear sway bar.
 

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if I subscribe to your build do I get a free patreon for free
 

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How do you like those DV8 rails? They’re expensive but I am struggling to find something that functions both a proper step and protects the tub.
 
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How do you like those DV8 rails? They’re expensive but I am struggling to find something that functions both a proper step and protects the tub.
we are happy with them, but havent had the change to smash them on things yet, we tired on our last trip, but our JT was too high, so we gotta try again... They seem to be solid
 

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we are happy with them, but havent had the change to smash them on things yet, we tired on our last trip, but our JT was too high, so we gotta try again... They seem to be solid
How about as a step? Do they drop low enough to be functional? Your wife is probably the same height as mine.
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