Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited

Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited

This project started with a based model 2017 Jeep JK unlimited Sport S Manual with a basic technology package and soft top. It was not a fancy Rubicon; I had a small budget since I just sold my old TJ.

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

I will divide the upgrades into three categories: electrical, body upgrades, and mechanical. The upgrades listed below were done in a time span of 3 years. I took care of the simple upgrades, while the most technical stuff was done by my friends at Total Offroad in Tigard, OR.


  • 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
  • Exhaust area skid plate


  • Front Dana Ultimate 44 Axle with 4.88 gears and e-lockers.
  • Rear Axle upgraded the 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. Nothing too fancy, but it does the job.

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The final state of Zombicon, running 38s.

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