The Evolution of Alec’s TJ: Part 2

If you have a modified vehicle, you will inevitably be asked what you’ve done to it. For some this can be an exhaustive list depending on just how far into the details you are willing to go.

Because I enjoy discussing my Jeep, I have been working to keep a meticulous list of everything I have done to it. Below is a breakdown of all the parts I felt were worthy of mentioning on my TJ.

Front Axle: Dana 44

  • Clayton Truss
  • Stock Rubicon Locker
  • 5.13 Spicer gears

Rear Axle: G2 Core 44

  • G2 Chromoly shafts
  • OX locker     
  • G2 5.13 Spicer gears

Front Suspension:

  • 4” Currie Springs
  • ORO SwayLOC dual-rate anti swaybar system (remote-controlled)
  • One ton crossover steering
  • Rubicon Express adjustable front track bar with a Currie Johnny Joint on the frame end
  • Clayton long arm 3-link
  • Extended shock towers (Ford pickup tower upper half)
  • King 2.0 12” travel remote reservoir shocks
  • Metal Cloak adjustable bump stops
  • Clayton Offroad stainless steel front spring retainers

Rear Suspension:

  • ORI STX Struts 12”
  • Currie upper and lower double adjustable control arms
  • Rubicon Express adjustable rear track bar
  • Artec shock towers


  • Genright 6″ aluminum tube fenders front and rear 
  • Genright windshield guard 
  • Currie Rockjock 45″ wide V-front bumper with hoop and custom tow points                                           
  • Rock Hard 4×4 running board sliders                                                                  
  • Rock Hard 4×4 rear bumper, swing tire carrier
  • Motobilt underbelly stretch tank and skid plate 
  • Teraflex belly-up transmission skid plate
  • Skid Row engine skid plate
  • FabTech short corner guards
  • Skyjacker steering box skid plate
  • ORF Sports cage with floor mount


  • 241OR RockTrac transfer case
  • Advance Adapters cable shifter
  • B&M Transmission temperature gauge/ tranny pan sender
  • Auxiliary transmission cooler
  • ARB dual air compressor with airlines at all four corners
  • K&N Cold Air Intake
  • MagnaFlow competition exhaust muffler
  • MagnaFlow high flow catalytic converters
  • M.O.R.E 1” lift motor mounts
  • JKS 1” body lift
  • Braided steel extended brake lines        
  • Line-X interior tub                                                   
  • Bestop Instatrunk                                                                                             
  • MileMarker winch with wireless remote conversion
  • Corbeau Baja RS heated suspension seats
  • Tuffy locking center console                                                                              
  • Tuffy locking glovebox                                                                                      
  • WeatherTech front, rear, & cargo floor liners  
  • Drake Billet aluminum turnbuckle hood hold downs
  • ARB Differential Axle Breather Kit
  • LED headlights
  • Cobra 75WXST CB radio
  • Firestik FS 3’ antenna
  • White LED waterproof rock lights
  • 15” ProComp steel wheels
  • 35” Pitbull Rocker tires

While I may have excluded a few things like tops or doors because I have multiple sets. This list is 90% complete. If you have any questions about specific parts I listed and my thoughts on them, feel free to send them my way and I will happily answer them.

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