2012 Jeep Wrangler Long Term Road Test


2012 Jeep Wrangler: Modification Compendium

July 30, 2012

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We've put up a lot of posts so far on the mods we've done to our Jeep. I figured it'd be useful to have them all in once place. Following is a list of all the posts we've written about the mofications, sorted by topic.

17-inch Mopar wheels and 33-inch BFG tires

New tires obtained

How much do they weigh?

More on the wheels and tires

Tire pressure monitors

Wheel locks

Track testing with the new wheels/tires

Off-road comparison testing with the stock and aftermarket wheels/tires

RTI ramp build and testing

Building the ramp

RTI testing, stock configuration

RTI testing with aftermarket wheels/tires

RTI test with front stabilizer bar disconnected

RTI tests with Mopar suspension installed

Mopar pre-runner suspension kit

Background information

More background information

Front suspension installation

Rear suspension installation

Shake-down drive

IPF headlight reflectors and Philips H4 bulbs

Headlight background

Headlight installation

Headlight observations

Expedition One front bumber and Supwerwinch winch

Bumper background

Bumper installation

Bumper observations

Winch background

Also, Dan Edmunds wrote a cool post with his thoughts comparing our Wrangler build versus a stock Wrangler Rubicon.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 18,411 miles 

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler in VA is:

$142 per month*
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