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Non-Cookie Cutting - 2003 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

Posted in Project Vehicles on July 1, 2010
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Hard Facts
Owner: Julie Gauthier
Hometown: Mont-Laurier, Quebec, Canada
Wheeling Experience: 7 years
Favorite Wheeling Spot: Moab, UT
Vehicle: '03 Wrangler Rubicon
Engine: Stock 4.0L
Transmission: NV3550
Transfer Case: NV241OR
Front Suspension: Three-link with track bar and 14-inch Fox coilovers Rear Suspension: Triangulated four-link with 14-inch Fox air shocks and Currie Antirock sway bar
Axles: '93 Ford Dana 60 (front), '93 Ford Sterling 10.5 (rear)
Ring and Pinion: 5.38
Differentials: Detroit Locker (front and rear)
Wheels: 16x8 Allied Rock-a-thon
Tires: 39.5x13.50-16LT Super Swamper IROK

Typical Fuel Economy: Who cares?
Other Stuff: RCI fuel cell, Blue Torch Fab rocker guards and corners, custom diamond plate fuel cell cover/tool storage area, Hushpower muffler to clear rear suspension links, PSC steering reservoir and full-hydro steering setup, Beard seats, 110-inch wheelbase, Poison Spyder Customs rollcage, Xenon fender flares cut for more tire clearance, Bestop soft doors, ORO Light DOTs, AEM Brute Force air intake, power steering cooler mounted to driver's side front inner fender, and Exide Orbital battery
Estimated Value: $30,000 (Canadian)
Favorite Mod: Custom suspension that works way better than the bolt-on kit it replaced
Least Favorite Mod: Custom shifter boot attachment
If I Built It Again: Add a 4-speed Atlas

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