This project started with a based model 2017 Jeep JK unlimited Sport S Manual with a basic technology package and soft top.

Fresh off the lot, a 2017 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited sport S Manual

I will divide the upgrades in three categories: electrical, body upgrades and mechanical.

Electrical:

  • Warn Zeon 12 Platinum Synthetic winch – 95960
  • hitch connection
  • rear camera, and front windshield with full time recording
  • new Optima battery
  • bumper light bars, windshield light bar and sides lights
  • Kenwood carplay radio with a dedicated off-road front camera
  • Replaced headlights and fog lights with LED
  • Pedal Commander throttle response controller PC31
  • Pure Copper Antenna Compatible

Body Upgrades:

  • Smittybilt XRC bumpers, front and rear.
  • Smittybilt rock sliders
  • Front and rear Aries T6 aluminum Fender Flares In Black Textured
  • Front and rear Ace aluminum Inner fenders
  • Rear Euro Tail Light Guards
  • Grab Bar Front Grab Handle and rear
  • Mounting Brackets for 52″ LED Light Bar
  • Front Euro Guard Head Light & Turn Signal
  • JL OEM Original Stainless Steel Latch Locking Hood Catch Kit
  • Hi-Lift Jack Mount black Mount for Driver Side, J-Mount
  • Black Powder Coat Finish Rear Fold-Up Sport Rack
  • Metal Door Hinges Step Metal Folding Foot Peg
  • Jeep Tailgate Table Support
  • Rugged Ridge 11252.51 Hood Lift Kit
  • DV8 Offroad JP-190032 Door/Hood Hinge Covers
  • Poison Spyder 17-56-012 Evap Skid Plate
  • Snyper Gas Tank Skid Plate
  • Rancho RS6236 RockGEAR Oil Pan Protection
  • Snyper 42-21045 Snyper Muffler Skid Plate
  • EVO Manufacturing EVO-1104B Manual Transmission Skid Plate
  • JCR Offroad JKSD-XT-PC Exhaust Loop Skid Plate
  • Rear Skid Plate for JK Falcon shocks
  • Rear Axle skid plate

Mechanical:

  • Front Dana Ultimate 44 Axle with 4.88 gears and e-lockers.
  • Rear Axle upgrade of gears to 4.88 and e-lockers.
  • Axle shafts rear replaced with chromoly
  • Teraflex Delta brakes 14″ upgrade
  • JK Brake Master Cylinder Kit with Oversized Bore
  • Teraflex Long Arm Alpine 6″ lift
  • Teraflex Alpine CT6 Suspension System (6” Lift)
  • Teraflex Falcon 3.3 Adjustable Piggyback Front and Rear Shocks
  • Teraflex Falcon 2.2
  • Teraflex tie rod and drag link
  • Teraflex Monster Front Forged Adjustable Track Bar
  • Teraflex SpeedBump Front and Rear Bump Stop Kit
  • Teraflex Front Dual Rate S/T Sway Bar Kit
  • Banks 41837-D Air Intake System
  • Chromoly drive shaft

With all of that, the Jeep runs pretty well balanced with 38’s Milestar Patagonia MT. It cruises at 65 mph at 2250 RPM.

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The final state of Zombicon, running 38s.