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Old 02-02-2012, 11:21 AM
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subtle mods..... what are some?

so i had a conversation with a co-worker whos big in to vws. we were going back and forth on mods and it dawned on us, we just arent into doing as much as we used to. which made me think, im getting old (yea im only 26). but his example was, a set of coil-overs with a one year warranty or a set of lowering shocks/struts that have a lifetime warranty- obvious the shocks/struts.

so im wondering what are some subtle, low maintenance mods you have done, and would recommend doing to your WK. am i alone on this? i mean i used to wrench on my xj and tj every weekend- now with the wk, i park it and spend my weekends relaxing or doing things around the house, or catching up on stuff. i mean dont get me wrong i want her to run and look amazing- but its like, whats the point sometimes? i still want to do an OME lift, but im looking long term now- like is that what i want in 3 years? do i want to have to retorque the parts and other things associated with the suspension every few months?

dont give me the "its a jeep, it requires alot of attention", cause ill call BS on that... oh and dont suggest buying a prius or a honda- i hate cars.
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:54 AM
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

How about a RC 2 inch spacer lift, and bilstein shocks/struts ? i cant afford the OME at the time so ill substitute with that, but the OME for the wk doesnt require much maintenance at all, its just coil springs/socks/struts. get a nice set of rubber look for me in the JOTM im the white wk, new rubber makes it look all the better. do small things like chrome thin license plate frames, nice detail and wax, do the lift, and buy a couple cans of plasti dip and youll get the bug for that. best part is, you dont like it it peels right off. add chrome trim if you dont have any, etc small stuff like that.
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Old 02-02-2012, 12:48 PM
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

Check my signature, I've done a few things that are pretty subtle up to this point.
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

here are my subtle mods......








i have done a 08-10 front end conversion with oem hids and an srt grille. i added the lower chrome trim from a 08-10 overland and the side trim from a 05-07 overland. i installed painted mirror covers, euro tails, magnaflow cat back system, srt springs, srt wheels, srt skirts, painted door handles, and a painted rear handle with backup camera.

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i added a mygig rer



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srt wheel and airbag........ i also have seats, center console and an e-brake handle from an 08-10 srt installed
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

Isn't that a Commander steering wheel?
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Isn't that a Commander steering wheel?
Nop srt, i think they look similar but im not 100%
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Isn't that a Commander steering wheel?
Its an srt wheel, it has a carbon fiber pattern in the leather on the top
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and buy a couple cans of plasti dip and youll get the bug for that. best part is, you dont like it it peels right off. add chrome trim if you dont have any, etc small stuff like that.
X2 on the plastidip, if you want to go that route.

Not to thread jack, but are you selling your spacers (according to your sig)
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

Just pop in V-LEDS in the domes. One time deal.
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

Painting all your black exterior trim pieces makes a nice difference (rear step, windshield washer cowls) Shorty antennas make a big difference too
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X2 on the plastidip, if you want to go that route.

Not to thread jack, but are you selling your spacers (according to your sig)
Interested in the BB if it comes to that...
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Re: subtle mods..... what are some?

Check sig. seems like alot but subtle at least to me.
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