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Anyone else notice there is a lot of room under the spare tire area between the exhaust pipes? Already thinking of what I could store there lol.
Maybe install a small compressed air tank to work in conjunction with the compressor? Has anyone done that?
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I love it and I want one!

Good luck with the build, definitely going to be watching this one...
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Old 10-24-2013, 07:08 PM
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Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Even though the Mopar Rock Rails are listed as not compatible with the 2014 Summit, it appears that they are:

2014 Summit Modifications so far

I am getting mine installed tomorrow and will post pictures of them installed in my thread (link is in my signature). Hopefully my pictures can give you a good idea of what they will look like on yours, even though mine is an Overland and yours is a Summit.

Sorry to hear about all of the diesel delays. Hopefully you can get your Jeep in soon and start working on it. I cannot wait to see how this turns out!
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Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

Sounds great. I can't wait to get this baby. Some other mods i am looking at:

4 way exterior video recorder setup
2 video camera underbody tied into lockpick
Laser interceptor and Belltronics 9500ci built in systems
Full vehicle plasti dip in anthracite metallic with black trim zero chrome for off road protection

Still having a heck of a time hunting down the part number and price of a SRT hood.
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Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

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Sounds great. I can't wait to get this baby. Some other mods i am looking at:

4 way exterior video recorder setup
2 video camera underbody tied into lockpick
Laser interceptor and Belltronics 9500ci built in systems
Full vehicle plasti dip in anthracite metallic with black trim zero chrome for off road protection

Still having a heck of a time hunting down the part number and price of a SRT hood.
I've been looking into the video stuff as well, but it doesn't look like Lockpick has been released for the RA4 radio yet. The Plasti-Dip sounds like a good idea if you are using the Jeep for a lot of off-road use, which you will.
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Sounds great. I can't wait to get this baby. Some other mods i am looking at:

4 way exterior video recorder setup
2 video camera underbody tied into lockpick
Laser interceptor and Belltronics 9500ci built in systems
Full vehicle plasti dip in anthracite metallic with black trim zero chrome for off road protection

Still having a heck of a time hunting down the part number and price of a SRT hood.
Could always pick up one from BlackOps (carbon fiber, drop a couple of lbs)....or Scottina06 or TChrist30 may part with there stock one
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Old 10-25-2013, 01:29 AM
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Re: Zybane's "Arctic" Diesel Build

I'm getting the Overland with the same color and motor, and would like to make some (admittedly less extensive) mods in this direciton. Will be cool to see what you do! I definitely plan to do some plasti-dipping, but I'm going to a two tone between the Granite and flat or gloss black.

The mopar rock rails are a must, and it would be interesting to see if the winch affects your front sensors at all.

I'm also somewhat interested in an SRT hood. I love how it looks.

What cameras are you looking at getting? I was looking at the Blackvue dr550gw-2ch, but it's only front and back.
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Sounds great. I can't wait to get this baby. Some other mods i am looking at:

4 way exterior video recorder setup
2 video camera underbody tied into lockpick
Laser interceptor and Belltronics 9500ci built in systems
Full vehicle plasti dip in anthracite metallic with black trim zero chrome for off road protection

Still having a heck of a time hunting down the part number and price of a SRT hood.
Just wanted to throw my 5 cents in; after looking at your wheel choice, it dawned on me that I was looking to do the same thing (with the wheels that is), but I came across a set of 18's off of a 2013 sahara unlimited and felt that it was a better fit. Sure, its totally a personal choice, but i'd be remiss if I didn't at least give you an second option...

As for your other mods; man, if you need to adopt a child (or 36 year old accountant), just let a brother know.

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Could always pick up one from BlackOps (carbon fiber, drop a couple of lbs)....or Scottina06 or TChrist30 may part with there stock one
This hood here?
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I'm getting the Overland with the same color and motor, and would like to make some (admittedly less extensive) mods in this direciton. Will be cool to see what you do! I definitely plan to do some plasti-dipping, but I'm going to a two tone between the Granite and flat or gloss black.

The mopar rock rails are a must, and it would be interesting to see if the winch affects your front sensors at all.

I'm also somewhat interested in an SRT hood. I love how it looks.

What cameras are you looking at getting? I was looking at the Blackvue dr550gw-2ch, but it's only front and back.
Ive looked at that same system, just 2x for 4 side coverage. Ya, the SRT hood is sweet. Gives it a nice "not your standard JGC flare".

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Just wanted to throw my 5 cents in; after looking at your wheel choice, it dawned on me that I was looking to do the same thing (with the wheels that is), but I came across a set of 18's off of a 2013 sahara unlimited and felt that it was a better fit. Sure, its totally a personal choice, but i'd be remiss if I didn't at least give you an second option...

As for your other mods; man, if you need to adopt a child (or 36 year old accountant), just let a brother know.

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I definitely looked into those Wrangler rims as they are sweet. I think i will still go with the ten spoke mopar wheels as they are a bit unique and fairly inexpensive.
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This hood here?
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Ive looked at that same system, just 2x for 4 side coverage. Ya, the SRT hood is sweet. Gives it a nice "not your standard JGC flare".



I definitely looked into those Wrangler rims as they are sweet. I think i will still go with the ten spoke mopar wheels as they are a bit unique and fairly inexpensive.
I agree; definitely unique. TBH, I have only seen one of them with those wheels and it was a picture from a dealership and they certainly look good. Add in all your other mods and your rig is going to something special, man..
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That would be the hood
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My beauty has arrived:



The vehicle is in great condition. After a few days going over it with a fine tooth comb, there are only two small blemishes. Just a tiny nick in the leather on the left passenger door that is fairly hard to see, and a missing plastic fastener underneath that connects the bottom bumper trim to the plastic skid plate.

Paint is great. Panel/lights/handle alignment is good. Fuel tank and DEF fluid 100% on delivery. I can't say enough good things about Hendrick Jeep in Fayetteville NC. Worked well with me on a trade-in and getting my unconventional method/purchase squared away.

This is a superb vehicle for the money. Friends at work can't get over all of the features.

Pros:

Fit and finish is superb for a vehicle of any price, let alone this price.
Haven't had a single mechanical/electronic hiccup. Nothing as of now needs to be replaced or fixed.
Diesel engine is quiet and pulls strong. Extremely satisfied with how it drives.
Transmission is like glass smooth.
Adaptive headlights are awesome!
Uconnect 8.4 is a marvel. Everything from changing temps via voice command to XM radio. The 19 speaker H/K is stellar!
110v power converter is a great feature.
You can feel the weight of the vehicle but it isn't a bad-heavy feeling. Drives solid like a tank yet is very smooth and quiet.
Cockpit lighting at night is great.
I was giddy the first time I used stop and go adaptive cruise. It worked amazingly.


Cons:
Uconnect doesn't play FLAC files. Hopefully something that they can update in a firmware patch.
Summit front lower bumper trim cannot be removed easily. I'm going to have to remove the whole bumper to figure it out. I have to remove the bumper anyway for winch install.


Today I've de-badged the car besides the diesel badge and the rear Jeep logo which will be blacked out. Tip: if you plan to de-badge do it when the car is new and the double stick tape hasn't set. I used a soft plastic trim removal tool in order to not scratch the paint, and those babies just popped off.

Today ordered the off-road wheels, tires, winch, bumper, skid-plates, rock rails and a bunch of other stuff. Credit card is ballooning up nicely.

Overall, I haven't been this excited about a vehicle purchase since my Nissan GTR. Jeep has put out one hell of a product!
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