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Retro-Mod Gladiator JKU Spotlight showcase some of the Top 10 Jeeps of SEMA 2017 #TENSEMA17

Posted in Events on November 6, 2017
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This Jeep may look a bit familiar to our readers, it was featured recently; but we just can’t get enough of it. Chris Durham is the mind behind this machine. He made a few changes to it for the 2017 SEMA show, and we think it makes more of a statement now. The most noticeable change is the color. The black with matte clear finish on the body and gloss black fenders give it an ominous appearance, yet it allows the new graphics to stand out. The new Walker Evans beadlock wheels in orange and black and the 40-inch Milestar Patagonia M/T tires finish off that lean mean look. We can attest to the wheeling capabilities of this beast having seen it in action. We love the vintage appearance of the Chris Durham Motorsports Gladiator Conversion kit as bring brings together two of our favorite things; the look of the old fullsize Jeep truck, and the comfort and performance of the modern Jeep Wrangler. Congrats Chris on making our Top Ten Jeeps of SEMA 2017!

HARD FACTS

Vehicle: 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Engine: 3.8L V-6
Transmission: 42RLE Automatic
Transfer Case: NP231 with TeraFlex 2-Lo
Suspension: Skyjacker 3.5-inch Long-Arm System
Steering: CDM 7075 polished aluminum steering, SwayLOC dual rate off-road anti-swaybar from Off Road Only
Axles: J8 Dana 44, 5.38 gears, Detroit Locker (front) JK Dana 44, 5.38 gears, 35-spline shafts (rear)
Tires & Wheels: 40x13.5x17 Milestar Patagonia M/T on 17x9 Walker Evans Beadlock Wheels

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