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Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

I have a set of SRT wheels, springs and WK Bilsteins that I plan on installing in the Spring. In anticipation of this I installed a Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit to tie those future mods all together. The install was straight forward and I am very pleased with the results. This was a costly mod but well worth it to me. The side skirts complete the body lines that surround the front and back wheel wells and having the Jeep all one body color sure makes a difference. In the picks My 05 WK is stock ride height with the tow package. Once all of the Spring mods are finished I anticipate an additional one inch drop.
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

Thanks! This mod did set me back quite a bit but, for my ultimate goal, it was worth it!
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

any reason you chose that kit over having the rockers detextured and painted to match (same with the airdam?)
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:12 AM
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

B/c the Mopar kit is tits

Congrats, you have a familiar taste in mods.. keep it up

(You neeeeeeeeeed to color match that grille, though)
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

I like the body kit too. I believe the side skirts drop down about 2" more than stock so you lose some clearance for those folks that like to off road.
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

dc, that is a great color and great look. It is gonna look sick with the wheels.
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

Where did you get the cover under the head light? Will it cover the gap if I put 2008 HID projectors on my 2005?
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

Looks great man. That's steel blue right?
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

no check his sig. its actually green. its a very bluish green but they call it deep beryl green/
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Re: Mopar Ground Effects Body Kit Installed

The color is Deep Beryl Green and I believe it was only a one year option for the 05 model. The Mopar Kit has the same side skirts as the SRT and I'm looking for a half way point between my limited and the SRT. Even if you buy the SRT side skirts through Just for Jeeps you will pay more than the Body Kit and the side skirts are the same. Still haven't decided what to do with the grille though, SRT or meshed chrome. Unlike alot of you guys I like the chrome accents on my limited.
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Nice, I've been debating if I should get the Mopar kit, try to do an SRT8 conversion of some kind, or just wait & save to try to get a new SRT8 WK2
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