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Country Music Star Discovers Jeeping with JK Upgrade

Posted in News on October 8, 2019
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Country music recording artist Michael Ray recently upgraded his 2013 Jeep Wrangler JK Sport. Driving the JK on the Tennessee back roads has inspired Ray to write songs for his next album.

"I love driving my Jeep," Michael Ray says. "There's a freedom and creative fueling that happens between the fresh air and the music blaring. It's been a gamechanger for me as now I can't wait to get home to cruise around, listening to what my next album entails as we're writing and recording it and hearing how it sounds on the open road!"

Michael Ray's Jeep build started at Music City 4x4 in Nashville. The 4x4 shop improved the suspension performance by adding a Rock Krawler 3.5-inch Flex system. The kit helps the stance for the 35-inch tires during full suspension cycling and offers increased off-road flex on the trails. The shop also installed a variety of Bestop accessories, including the new Trektop Pro hybrid soft-top. The soft-top combines glass windows with triple-layer acrylic twill fabric, protecting the Jeep's occupants from the elements. Bestop Core Doors were also added to the build. The doors have removeable center panels that increase ventilation and improve off-road visibility when going over obstacles.

Finally the JK was outfitted with Highrock 4x4 armor that includes modular bumpers, end caps, a tubular grille guard, and a skidplate. Music City 4x4 also added Baja Designs LP6 LED lights. The Baja Designs rock light kit was also installed, which strategically places LED lights underneath the body of the Jeep for ground visibility. The Jeep also has a Bestop Roughrider Tailgate Shelf and Underseat Organizer for optimized storage.

Michael Ray may have just written his next Billboard hit in the upgraded Jeep.

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