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Review: Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package

Written by on June 20, 2016 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 3 Comments
Review: Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package

Maximus-3 Build Package Thoughts and Analysis. When we lifted Project Rubicon X and installed a full set of 35″ Mickey Thompson MTZ P3’s we had to do something about accommodating the new 35″ spare tire. There was no way we were going to trust our stock tire carrier with an extension when the weight of […]

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How to Install the Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier

Written by on March 30, 2016 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 1 Comment
How to Install the Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier

In this article, we will be replacing our factory Rubicon X spare tire carrier with the Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package. The Maximus-3 JK Modular Tire Carrier Sport Package, Model: 0400-0300TC-SP, includes the following main components: Tire Carrier Adjustable Tire Mount Center Accessories Mast/Stem CHM (Center High Mount) 3rd Brake Light Additional components […]

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Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation – Bumper Removal

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 1 Comment
Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation – Bumper Removal

Bumper Removal, Prep for Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation In this article, we remove the factory Rubicon X bumper and prepare the frame for the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. Project Rubicon X is about to get a face lift. After a full inventory of our parts and gathering the tools we would require, it was time to […]

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Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 0 Comments
Maximus-3 Winch Mount Installation

In this segment we install the Maximus-3 Winch Mount. With the frame prep work completed, we were about to install new parts! The Winch Mount is a solid, heavy plate with impressive precision laser cutting and welding, and a factory matched powder coating finish making up the 14 pounds of steel. The Winch Mount fit […]

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Warn 9500i Winch Installation on Maximus-3 Winch Mount

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 0 Comments
Warn 9500i Winch Installation on Maximus-3 Winch Mount

First and foremost, this page details some steps to get our Warn HS9500i to fit onto our Rubicon X. Most winches are not as large or as wide as the Warn HS9500i. Your best bet is to contact Maximus-3, tell them what winch you have or plan to buy, and let them help you. We […]

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Maximus-3 D-Ring Loops Install

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 1 Comment
Maximus-3 D-Ring Loops Install

As we said in the intro, having D-Rings in addition to the factory hooks are definitely a big plus. Two additional closed loop attach points means that we have options. Whether we are pulling someone else, pulling ourselves or being pulled, we never know what the situation is going to be and multiple tow secure […]

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Maximus-3 Hook Anchor & Hawse Fairlead Install

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 0 Comments
Maximus-3 Hook Anchor & Hawse Fairlead Install

It was now time to install the Maximus-3 Hook Anchor & our Rubicon Express Billet Aluminum Hawse Fairlead. Because our winch installation is centered, we will want our Hawse Fairlead to be centered also. The factory cutout on the Mopar bumper is off-centered so we will have to do a little cutting to correct the […]

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Review: Maximus-3 Classic Hoop, Winch Mount, D-Ring Loops, Hook Anchor & Light Brackets – Rubicon X/10A/Hard Rock

Written by on September 27, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 4 Comments
Review: Maximus-3 Classic Hoop, Winch Mount, D-Ring Loops, Hook Anchor & Light Brackets – Rubicon X/10A/Hard Rock

Maximus-3 Build Package Thoughts and Analysis. The Rubicon 10th Anniversary, X and Hard Rock packages take the Wrangler’s appearance to a whole new level of sophistication and offroad prowess with the MOPAR Rubicon Front and Rear Off-Road Bumpers and the Power Dome Hood. However as most Jeep owners can attest, the stock Jeep, even in […]

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Installed on Project Rubicon X: Maximus-3 Winch Mount, Bumper Hoop, Hook Anchors & D-Ring Loops

Written by on September 26, 2015 in Project Jeep JK Rubicon X with 6 Comments
Installed on Project Rubicon X: Maximus-3 Winch Mount, Bumper Hoop, Hook Anchors & D-Ring Loops

Installation and Review of the Maximus-3 Winch Mount, Bumper Hoop, Hook Anchors & D-Ring Loops The Mopar designed Rubicon X front bumper is a great foundation for a superb, strong and utilitarian styled factory front end.  As part of only a few Limited Addition packages from Jeep over the past three years, it’s a sharp upgrade over standard […]

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PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show 2014 Photo Gallery

Written by on July 24, 2014 in Jeep Shows with 0 Comments
PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show 2014 Photo Gallery

2014 All Breeds Jeep Show Photos The following are some of the highlights from the show that caught our eye. Browse the pages of the photo album or view as a slide show.     [Show as slideshow] 12345►   PA Jeeps Inc. Contact Information PA Jeeps Inc. P.O. Box 212 Shrewsbury, PA. 17361-0212 events@pajeeps.org […]

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Chrysler Extends Warranty on Plagued 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar Engines

Chrysler Extends Warranty on Plagued 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar Engines

Detriot –  Good news for 2011-2013 Jeep JK Wrangler owners plagued by the left-cylinder head cracking issue.  Chrysler Group has extended the 5-year/100,000 mile warranty out to 10-years/150,000 miles on the left-cylinder head for customers who purchased a segment of the 2011-13 vehicles with 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar engines. In a small percentage of these engines, the left […]

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Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2014

Written by on June 16, 2014 in Jeep Shows with 0 Comments
Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2014

There are Jeep shows and then there are serious Jeep shows.  Or rather a Jeep Festival in the case of the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival.  In only it’s 4th year, this event marks a tribute to the history, the people, and hometown birthplace Butler PA of the original prototype Bantam Reconnaissance Car that was the very beginning of […]

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Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2014

Written by on June 6, 2014 in Dusty Trails Blog, Jeep Shows with 1 Comment
Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival 2014

The Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival, held this year in Butler PA June 13th, 14th and 15th is a celebration of the birth and history of one of the world’s most popular and well known vehicles ever produced, the Jeep!  Appropriately spanning Father’s Day Weekend, the show promises tons of fun and activities to entertain Jeep owners and […]

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SUVs Are Vehicles of Interest for Law Enforcement

Written by on May 27, 2014 in Dusty Trails Blog with 0 Comments
SUVs Are Vehicles of Interest for Law Enforcement

Remember the scenes in the 2007 movie Superbad of the cops driving their car at full tilt on a series of misadventures? If the movie were made today, there’s a good chance they’d be racing around in an SUV. In fact, nearly half of law enforcement fleet sales are SUVs, perfect for the pursuit of […]

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18th Annual All Breeds PA Jeep Show at the York Fairgrounds, York PA

Written by on March 24, 2014 in Jeep Shows with 0 Comments
18th Annual All Breeds PA Jeep Show at the York Fairgrounds, York PA

Jeeps, Jeeps and More Jeeps … Each year for the past 18 seasons thousands of Jeeps descend upon the York Fairgrounds in York PA for the premiere Jeep Show on the east coast.  With somewhere between 500 and 600 Jeeps of all varieties, vintages and levels of customization on display, this annual Jeep show in it’s […]

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GrabBars Grab Handles Review for the Jeep JK Front and Rear

GrabBars Grab Handles Review for the Jeep JK Front and Rear

If you’re looking for a high quality, super strong grab handles for your JK that will not require you to cut, drill or hack into your JK’s interior then take a look at the GraBars from Welcome Distributing.  American fabricated from solid 3/4″ round stock steel, these grab bars use pre-existing bolt holes for a […]

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15th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Presented by PA Jeeps

Written by on February 16, 2014 in Jeep Shows with 3 Comments
15th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Presented by PA Jeeps

15th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show was held July 17-18, 2010 at the York Fairgrounds – Expo Center in York, PA. A Jeep Exclusive Show-n-Shine / Trail Readiness Event with over 90 Trophies Awarded, and Commemorative Dash Plaques for the first 500 Registered Jeeps. Featuring a WARN Winch Giveaway on Saturday at 3:30 PM (1st […]

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12th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Presented by PA Jeeps

Written by on January 24, 2014 in Jeep Shows with 0 Comments
12th Annual All Breeds Jeep Show Presented by PA Jeeps

Jeeps … from stock to wild to rare came from all over, all up and down the east coast and Canada. This massive Jeep show was held the Saturday & Sunday of July 21, 22, 2007 at the York Expo Center in York, PA and billed as a Jeep Exclusive Show-N-Shine / Trail Readiness Event, […]

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