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2005 Atlantic Blue CRD Sport - Factory ordered April 2005 Engine Mods: 2.8L turbo charged Diesel Engine Oil: Shell Rotella ...

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Old 05-19-2010, 12:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Bugnout's 2005 CRD

2005 Atlantic Blue CRD Sport - Factory ordered April 2005

Engine Mods: 2.8L turbo charged Diesel
Engine Oil: Shell Rotella 5W-40
Oil Filter: Wix/Napa
Air Filter: Wix/Napa
6/2006 - Air Box from a 02 KJ Gasser (with Snorkel)
6/2006 - EHM, Elephant Hose Mod
6/2006 - ORM, Off Road Mod
8/2007 - Replaced muffler with Glass Pack
10/2007 - Racor 245 Fuel Manager head
4/2008 - Cummins In tank Lift pump
Scanguage - to eliminate that pesky CEL from the ORM.
6/2009 - Green Diesel Engineering tune, to completely eliminate that pesky CEL, no more ORM

Suspension Mods:

08/2006 Rocky Road Outfitters 2.125 spacer Lift Consisted of 2" Daystar with a .125 Strut top plate.)
08/2006 TJ Rubicon Moab wheels and 245x75 R16 Goodyear MTR's, siped
02/2008 air lockers RD100 front and RD93 back. CKMA12 ARB compressor, 4:10 gears Dana/Spicer front and Precision Gears back
02/2008 Yukon Axles
05/2008 Crane Diff Cover to replace my leaking Ruff Stuff cover
05/2010 OME Spring Lift, OME struts, Rancho shocks
05/2010 Jeepinbyal.com steel front dana 30 with ARB RD100 and Yukon 4:10 gears.
08/2010 5 new General Grabber 235x85 R16's on stock alloy rims. 32 inch tires. added an inch of height!

Interior Mods:
8/2005 Blaupunkt radio with aux-in replaces the stock AM/FM CD player.- Replaced
6/2006 Radio Shack TRC503 CB
6/2007 Leather, Power/Heated Seats from a Limited
2/2008 Interior Shelf - custom made in 3/8 plywood
2/2009 replaced radio with JVC AHD39 High Def with IPOD adapter
7/2009 AllJ's interior Rack replaces the plywood shelf
5/2010 add 4 ft firestik am/fm antenna to increase signal strength for HD radio
8/2010 Removed the HD antenna, didn't improve reception over stock
8/2010 Motorola SM120 UHF mobile programmed for GMRS freq's

Exterior Mods:

Factory Engine, Tcase and Gas tank skid
5/2006 - Rocky Road Outfitters sliders
6/2006 - Trimmed front bumper - A rock took off the air dam, prompting me to trim the lower part of the bumper off.
7/2006 - CB antenna mount and 4' Firestick
4/2007 - Front receiver - Custom license plate mount
9/2007 - All J's SuperSkid I Tranny skid to replace the stock unit
4/2008 - RockLizard KJ Komodo rear bumper with tire carrier
6/2008 - Broke the Firestick, replaced with a 3' Firefly
7/2009 - TJM front winch bumper
7/2009 - T-Max 9000 winch

States my Liberty has taken me too:

Places I've wheeled my Liberty:

May 2006, Did Klondike Bluffs and Tower Arch in Arches National Park.
Chequamagon NF in Wisconsin - did some interesting forest trails.
Michigan UP, was on a job up there and spent some time getting in trouble on their forest trails.
Badlands Indiana, 2-3 times a year.
-- Halloween 2006 Trip Report
-- Halloween 2007 Trip Report
-- March 2008 with Terra Jeep Club Trip Report
-- June 2008 with YellowCoyote thread
May 2008 - Hole in the Rock Trail Trip Report
May 2008 - Hell's Revenge
May 2008 - Fins and Things
May 2008 - Kane Creek
May 2008 - Moab Rim
May 2008 - Elephant Hill
Jun 2008 - Badlands with YellowCoyote
July 2008 - Northwoods Overland
June 2009 - Nicolet National Forest
July 2009 - Lake City Colorado
Oct 2009 - LOST East Coast Safari

Where I want to go wheeling:

I like trail riding and rock crawling, Not a big fan of mudding. don't like all the work to clean it up.
Ouray Colorado.
Front range Colorado. Love to explore some of the trails
Drumond Island upper peninsula Michigan

May 2006 - Hole in the Rock trail
Stock except for addition of sliders. No lift so I was dragging the skid plates everywhere. Was very impressed at what my stock KJ could do. The bug bit hard, I'm hooked. Found and became a member of LOST right after this trip.wheeling with the Rocky Mountain 4wd club Trip Report. Also did Klondike Bluffs and Tower Arch in Arches National Park.

Halloween Trip to Badlands 2007:

Hole in the Rock 2008:

Moab 2008:

Lake City Colorado 2009:

Eastern Lost Safari 2009:

2005 Liberty CRD
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Old 05-19-2010, 12:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Cool post.Nice pics.
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looks good :>

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Hey Bugnout, love the way you laid this out. man, have you ever completed a lot of mods to your KJ. Thanks for posting the links too. That's cool.



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Old 06-04-2010, 02:09 AM   #6 (permalink)
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nice pictorial, some day mine will grow up!!!!
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