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Dirty_Dan's 2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport

Discussion in 'Member's Rides' started by Dirty_Dan, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. Dirty_Dan

    Dirty_Dan New Member
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    Fall 2015 when I first got the TJ.
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  2. lowranger

    lowranger TJ Addict
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    Great pictures! Did you take the top off during the summer?
     
  3. Dirty_Dan

    Dirty_Dan New Member
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    I did this past summer when the weather was good for multiple days. This year I am going to take the doors and top off a lot more and get some pictures once it warms up.
     
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    Nice. Any observations/comparisons of the Duratracs vs. Falken Wildpeaks?
     
  5. Dirty_Dan

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    Both sets of tires have worked well for me in different types of weather and terrain. The sidewalls on both tires look great. The Falken Wildpeak AT/3W's are 265/75/r16 (32x10.5) and have a less aggressive tread pattern than the 33x12.5r15 Goodyear Duratracs, so that helps with on road driving and road noise. Both are snow rated, but the Duratracs seem to clear the snow from the tire better and float on top of deep snow being 2 inches wider. The Falkens are cheaper than the Goodyears, which is why I decided to try them out but weigh about 7 pounds more (comparing the same size tire).
     
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    I had the wildpeaks on my JK, liked them a lot at the beginning, skidded more easily after 10K miles in the rain. Also started cupping pretty badly, even when rotated every 5,000 miles. I have Duratracs on my TJ seem good but only in to them for 1500 miles so far.
     
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    Nice highlights in Red
     
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    Some shots from the other night when it was to nice to not go for a drive.
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  9. sgtjdgelinas

    sgtjdgelinas TJ Enthusiast

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    I dig those tail lights.
     
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  10. Squatch

    Squatch Still plays with cars...
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    I like the arrangement for the tail lights. It was one of the options I had considered before committing to adapting some Jeep Commando tail lights. Nice being able to actually see your set-up for comparison's sake. Makes me wonder if I made the right choice, now! ;) Looks awesome!
     
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  11. Dirty_Dan

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    A few pictures taken along the river while out exploring.
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