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General Grabbers All-Terrain Tires and Method Race Wheels from Tirerack.com

The most common modification made to a stock Jeep, and the one that makes the single biggest impact, is wheels and tires.  Even before you buy a Jeep you’re thinking wheels and tires. How big can I go? How big…

Rugged Ridge Phase 3 – Black Bear Jeep LED Off-Road Lighting

Our third shipment from Rugged Ridge arrived today. Five boxes filled with goodies This shipment is for our third phase of the Roadfly Black Bear Jeep Build. We did a 4.5-inch suspension lift in our first phase. See Installation of 4.5…

Phase 2: Installation of Rugged Ridge Bumpers, Winch, Spare Tire Carrier and Hitch

For Phase 2 we went with new bumpers, winch, spare tire carrier and trailer hitch. There a lot of choices but we decided to go with the Rugged Ridge XHD bumper series. We like steel and the look of the…

Second Shipment from Rugged Ridge – Phase 2 begins

Second Shipment from Rugged Ridge - Phase 2 begins Phase 1 of the Roadfly Black Bear Build involved the installation of a four and half inch suspension lift. With the lift installed, we began looking into getting larger tires that…

Completion of Rugged Ridge 4″-5″ Lift Kit with Shocks for our Jeep

While waiting for our lost crush sleeve to show up, we drove around town for two weeks (including a week at Rehoboth Beach) with the rear of the Black Bear 6.5 inches higher then the front. The crush sleeve arrived the…

Rugged Ridge Rear Suspension Install

Installation of 4″-5″ Inch Rugged Ridge Lift Kit with Shocks

So we just received the Rugged Ridge 4”-5” Coil Spring Lift Kit with Shocks (part#18401.60) from our friends at Rugged Ridge and we couldn’t wait to get it out of the boxes. This kit requires the use of a drop…

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First Shipment from Rugged Ridge

We just received our first shipment from Rugged Ridge. 350 pounds of metal and steel. We couldn’t be more excited and we couldn’t wait to rip it open. Finally we can start our build!!! So our first shipment contained what we…

removing black bear jeep sticker

Taking the First Steps towards building our Bad Ass Jeep!

Taking the First Steps towards building our Bad Ass Jeep! So when customizing a Jeep there are a million things you want to start with. And if you are like me, you want to start with everything all at once.…

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2016 Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Black Bear Build

2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Black Bear Build  Preliminary Build Sheet Now that we have our Jeep Wrangler JK Unlimited Black Bear purchased, we need to get right to work on beginning our modifications. There’s an almost unlimited number of modifications…