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Old 03-10-2016, 04:10 AM
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Added tow hooks, RRO winch kit, Smittybilt xrc9500 winch, and black honeycomb grill. Check out video on YouTube.





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Added tow hooks, RRO winch kit, Smittybilt xrc9500 winch, and black honeycomb grill.
I'm wanting to do something similar on mine. Did you have to fabricate anything for the front license plate to hide the hole for the winch cable? I was wondering how that would work, with the loop of the winch cable always sticking out.
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Old 03-10-2016, 05:01 PM
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Basically I traced the cutout from the winch plate opening onto the rear of the bumper (you do this with the center honeycomb grill removed). One traced, I used a dremel tool to cut out the section from the bumper. In terms of hiding the cable, I simply push the cable through the hole in the bumper. The winch cable comes with a strap that allows you to easily pull it out. I hope this helps.


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Are the new bulbs HID'S? stock bulb swap or did you add the ballast and supporting stuff
I had 3000k HID bulbs (yellow), and swapped to a Philips branded 4300k (stock white) bulb. I did the HID conversion on the fog's previously but white HID fog's are no joke in how much light they put out.
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Leveled her out and upgraded the wheels & tires.
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

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Basically I traced the cutout from the winch plate opening onto the rear of the bumper (you do this with the center honeycomb grill removed). One traced, I used a dremel tool to cut out the section from the bumper. In terms of hiding the cable, I simply push the cable through the hole in the bumper. The winch cable comes with a strap that allows you to easily pull it out. I hope this helps.


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Leveled her out and upgraded the wheels & tires.
Are those the stock mudders? Looks great
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Are those the stock mudders? Looks great

Thanks! They're 265/70/17 BFG KO2's
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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

The old Ghost was so dirty I got rid of it and brought home a clean one today.

Here's one pic, so it did happen.

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Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I installed my lowering links from James and am liking the result. Much more comfortable for entry/exit with the physical issues I'm having and for my better half who is, um...vertically challenged.

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