My 2012 JKUR slow build.

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Just picked up a 2012 JKUR 3 weeks ago. First picture is the day I brought it home. Second picture is today, just got a hard top for it. Have a cb on the way this week. That will probably be it for a bit. Possibly do the suspension next with OME 2 inch lift, it currently had spacers on it and want to get that changed sooner than later.
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Good start!
When I got my '89 YJ the only thing I did to it for the first year was oil change spark plugs and air filter then tires a year later then nothing for 2 years!
I look at it this way, build it slow and it give time to think through and build it the best that it can be


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Good start!
When I got my '89 YJ the only thing I did to it for the first year was oil change spark plugs and air filter then tires a year later then nothing for 2 years!
I look at it this way, build it slow and it give time to think through and build it the best that it can be


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For sure, going to get the suspension and a 5th matching spare, and that will possibly be the only things that get upgradd this year. Want to get some traveling in too.
 

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OME 2 inch lift, I don't really need anymore than that. Right now there are spacers on it, and it's fine, but I know the OME will be better all around.
 

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That is what I am looking at for down the road... it has a lift on it right now, no idea what brand or how much.
Yeah, seems like a solid suspension from what I have read. Plan will be I August for that. Wanting to drive the rig out to the overland expo east. So want the suspension legit and a matching spare. Came with a stock spare so not wanting to chance a long drive like that without a matching spare. Waiting on one more part to mount my antenna and I'll have the CB set up.
 

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Very nice! My only advice is go slow - I've done and then re-done so many things on mine that it's not funny.
 
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Got the smitty built tailgate kit from @NW David installed today, thanks again man. Picked up some seat covers from costco, set for 25 bucks, also picked up a jumpstarter/air compressor today.

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Good looking Rubicon. I agree with the slow build. I waited 3 years before putting any kind of aftermarket mods. I enjoyed my Jeep then, and I continue to enjoy it now. The hardest part now is prioritizing what will be next......
 
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Good looking Rubicon. I agree with the slow build. I waited 3 years before putting any kind of aftermarket mods. I enjoyed my Jeep then, and I continue to enjoy it now. The hardest part now is prioritizing what will be next......
For sure man. I also ordered a 5th matching wheel. Next major mod will be the OME lift in August.
 

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I too am currently searching for a matching 2nd spare. I have found a few for sale, but the sellers weren't willing to break up the 5 wheel set. Which is understandable. Finding the spare used tire was simple. Picked it up for $10 from a tire shop.
 
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I too am currently searching for a matching 2nd spare. I have found a few for sale, but the sellers weren't willing to break up the 5 wheel set. Which is understandable. Finding the spare used tire was simple. Picked it up for $10 from a tire shop.
I just ordered a new one, at least then I'll have 5 wheels that match instead of the oem spare.