WATCH us have fun jumping this rough-and-ready JK Rubicon on some off-road tracks.
The JK Unlimited is one of the most popular 4x4s out on the tracks right now, but most pale in comparison to owner Bill’s Rubicon.
As stock, the JK Rubicon comes with plenty of cool kit, including a beefy front axle, lower case gearing, rock sliders and an electronically disconnecting front swaybar.
This highly modified JK steps it up a notch again, thanks mainly to the crew at Double Black Offroad who went through the Jeep from front to rear prior to dealer delivery.
Up front is a DBOR stubby bar for greater wheel exposure, which provides greater approach angles, as well as a Smittybilt winch and controversial Smittybilt mesh grille. Lightforce HTX230 driving lights reside up top.
The JK Unlimited sits 4.5 inches higher thanks to a full Double Black Offroad Wild Kit, which replaced the factory suspension links with heavy duty adjustable items from Synergy Manufacturing. Taller Rubicon Express coils were also added front and rear.
Among a heap of other kit, features include a Daystar hood cowl, an AEV snorkel, Airaid air box, DBOR flat fender flares, Smittybilt XRC rock sliders, DBOR rocker guards, Smittybilt Atlas rear bar, and Teraflex removable mud flaps.
What about that hue? “It’s Sunset Orange, which is a rare colour,” Bill said. “And it matches General Lee from Dukes of Hazzard.”
Watch the monster JK tackle steep tracks with aplomb in the above video.
To read our full review of this incredible 4x4, buy the August issue of 4X4 Australia – in stores now.
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