This week’s build features a Green and Orange 2008 JKU that @joeybouchard uses to ass-kick MS (multiple sclerosis) and allows him to keep the adventure going.

Joey picked the Rescue Green and Orange accents as Orange is the color of MS. A disease that he had since 1998. Coincidentally his favorite color is Orange and the Rescue Green just added more character to his ass-kicking rig he calls Swamp Donkey.

Joey’s Swamp Donkey is all lit with KC, starting from his Pro6 light bar on to his 6″ Daylighter LED pair pack on the windshield to the Gravity® LED 7″ Headlight Pair Pack to the KC Gravity G4 LED fog lights and finishing the front is a KC FLEX™ 20″ light bar on the grill. Since this is an ass-kicking rig, Joey made sure that Swamp Donkey has plenty of lights when rock crawling at night with a set of Cyclone Rock Light Kit. On the backside, it’s complete with KC FLEX™ single system used for back-up lights.

Vehicle:

  • 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon JKUR

Body Protection:

  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series Front Bumper with recessed winch mount, bar & tabs
  • Crawler Conceptz Skinny Series Rear Bumper with hitch and tabs
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series Skinny Front Fender
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series Rear Flare
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series JK 4-Door Rockers
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series JK 4-Door Rear Corner Armor
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultra Series JK Body Mounted Tire Carrier
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultimate Series JK Rear Inner Fender kit
  • Crawler Conceptz Ultimate Series JK Front Inner Fender kit with Logo

Lighting:

  • KC 6″ Daylighter with Gravity® LED G6 Pair Pack System Windshield
  • KC Flex Array LED Light Bar 20in Grill
  • KC Gravity LED G4 Jeep JK Led Fog Pair System
  • KC Gravity® LED Pro 7″ Headlight DOT Jeep JK 07-16 Pair Pack System
  • KC Gravity® LED Pro6 LED Light Bar
  • KC FLEX™ LED Single Pair Pack System (pr)Backup Lights
  • KC Cyclone LED Rock Light Kit for Jeep JK +4 Amber under each fender for accent lightning
  • KC 2″ Cyclone LED Single Light 8 Green installed under the hood for accent lighting, 1 Red for 3rd brake light, 2 Amber for front turn signals

Electrical:

  • sPOD 8 Circuit Touchscreen Power
  • Distribution/Switch Controls
  • sPOD SE System Bluetooth Module
  • Add-On SE Source w/ 84″ battery cables
  • Genesis JK Dual Battery Kit

Drive Train:

  • G2 CORE44 Front Axle Housing
  • G2 Ring & Pinion Performance Series Gears (5.38 F&R)
  • G2 Ball Joints
  • Adams Driveshaft JK Front 1350 Rock Crawler CV Driveshaft
  • Adams Driveshaft JK Rear 1350 Rock Crawler CV Driveshaft
  • B.A.D. Wheels Eklipse 17 – Wheels with Sacrificial Rock Ring
  • 40in Nitto Trail Graplers
  • Powerstop Brakes Z36 TRUCK & TOW 2008 JEEP WRANGLER

Recovery:

  • COMEUP Winch Seal Gen2 9.5rsi
  • Factor 55 Flatlink E (Expert)
  • Factor 55 Hitchlink 2.5

Under the Hood:

  • Total Inovations Heat Expulsion Hood
  • Injen (EVO5002) Evolution Air Induction Jeep 2007-11 Wrangler (JK) 3.8L V6

Suspension:

  • Rock Krawler JKU 3.5″ X-Factor Long Arm
  • Rebel Offroad Recon Complete 2.5 12″ Front and 14″ Rear Coilover Kit with Bumpstops
  • King 2.5 12″ Coilover For Jeep Wrangler JK – Rebel Spec (Front)
  • King 2.5 14″ Coilover For Jeep Wrangler JK – Rebel Spec (Rear)1 Wrangler (JK) 3.8L V6

Interior:

  • Bartact Seat Covers, Winch Cover, Grab Handles
  • PRP 4.3 Harness, Driver and Passanger Seats
  • Rock Hard 4×4™ Bolt-In Ultimate Sport
  • Rock Hard 4×4™ Rear Overhead Center Bars
  • Rock Hard 4×4™ Front Seat Harness Bar
  • MTX Audio Thunderform 4-Door Amplified 10 inch 200W RMS Subwoofer Enclosure (x2 L&R)
  • MTX Audio 6.5 inch 50W RMS 4Ω Cage Mount Coaxial Speaker Pair
  • MTX Audio Thunder 400-Watt RMS 4-Channel Class A/B Amplifier
  • MTX Audio Thunder 6.5″ 2-Way 90-Watt RMS 4Ω Component Speaker Pair
  • MTX Audio Thunder 6.5″ 2-Way 60-Watt RMS 4Ω Coaxial Speaker Pair
  • Safecraft Model PB5 portable Fire Extinguisher

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By Published On: May 10th, 2021Categories: Builds, Off Road, Vehicles0 Comments

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