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Awesome truck. How are you liking the RK suspension?
I’m really impressed with the kit..it has retained oem ride quality. Definitely does not feel like any other lifted truck I have driven. That being said, I only have 1k miles on the kit and it hasnt seen any serious off roading.





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I’m really impressed with the kit..it has retained oem ride quality. Definitely does not feel like any other lifted truck I have driven. That being said, I only have 1k miles on the kit and it hasnt seen any serious off roading.
I’m contemplating selling my work truck and current jeep to get a gladiator and go down to one vehicle. My JK is way overbuilt for what I do and a build like yours would be a perfect setup for what I do for work and wheeling. Add a rear locker and trutrac up front and I’d be done
 

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I’m contemplating selling my work truck and current jeep to get a gladiator and go down to one vehicle. My JK is way overbuilt for what I do and a build like yours would be a perfect setup for what I do for work and wheeling. Add a rear locker and trutrac up front and I’d be done
Would definitely be perfect with some lockers... probably wouldn’t sell any rubis if it was a factory option lol

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take some close ups of the rack bars and tonneau cover?
The roll up cover was not really meant to be used with this type of crossbar. But until more options come out, this will have to do. Not completely water right anymore in heavy rain.
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Do you think it would be worth trying to run a strip or two of weatherstripping under the cover?
 
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Do you think it would be worth trying to run a strip or two of weatherstripping under the cover?
yeah I’m sure that would resolve the issue, it’s just a few dribbles that don’t really bother me. the leer came with some stripping, but not as thick as the crossbar mounts.
 

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Would definitely be perfect with some lockers... probably wouldn’t sell any rubis if it was a factory option lol



The roll up cover was not really meant to be used with this type of crossbar. But until more options come out, this will have to do. Not completely water right anymore in heavy rain.
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Thanks for the pics
 

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Thank you! E30 is nothing too fancy, s52 swapped car with an early 2000’s respray that has seen a good amount of track time haha
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SICK!
is that the 333hp straight 6?
 
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is that the 333hp straight 6?
I wish... 333hp is the s54 out of the e46 m3. This has the previous gen s52 out of an e36.


Pulled the front bumper today... love this look :) Genright stubby should be back from powder coat next week
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more progress....
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Happy new year.. new bumper and winch all buttoned up, love the look
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Maybe we will run into or pass by each other some day! I have yet to see another gator on my few drives up and down the I-5. It would be cool to see another one.

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I wish... 333hp is the s54 out of the e46 m3. This has the previous gen s52 out of an e36.


Pulled the front bumper today... love this look :) Genright stubby should be back from powder coat next week
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more progress....
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I think we are running the same winch.. EVO VR 10S?
 

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I wish... 333hp is the s54 out of the e46 m3. This has the previous gen s52 out of an e36.


Pulled the front bumper today... love this look :) Genright stubby should be back from powder coat next week
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more progress....
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Looks great! I plan on running the same winch. What winch plate did you go with?
 

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