Trailrecon Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.

Welcome to another very special Modified segment. This time with a BIG YouTuber from the USA, Brad from Trailrecon, with his Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

This is the first Modified segment filmed outside Australia so why not kick of the USA Modified with some local talent. 

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.

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This Rubicon has some epic DIY stuff going on in the rear, actually the entire Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is kitted to the absolute MAX. Custom body work, custom wrap, complete driveline upgrades on 37 inch tyres!!! The list of stuff just keeps going on this beast.

In my words Brad from Trailrecon has built the ultimate hybrid Jeep handling both long desert runs at speed to slow crawling on the roughest terrain you could find in the states.

Sit back and enjoy.



Vehicles Specs (NOTE* Mod details below):

Make model:  2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited

Engine:          3.6L      

Drive train:     Adams 1350 drive shafts

Suspension:  Icon Vehicle Dynamics (coilovers in front, 2.5” shocks w/springs rear)


Brad's mod list for his Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

Engine:  

·         Stock

.

Electric upgrades:  

·         Optima Red Top Battery

·         Portable Goal Zero Yeti 400 with 50w solar panel


Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.

Lights: 

·         KC HiLites Pro6 Light bar

·         KC Gravity Pro Headlights

·         KC Cyclone rock lights

·         KC Scene lights

·         KC Rear multifunction light

·         JW Speaker taillights

 

Comms & GPS: 

·         Ipad Mini with Gaia app

·         Yeasu 7900 HAM radio



Suspension and tyres:

·         Icon Vehicle Dynamics

·         37” Cooper Stt Pro’s

·         KMC Machete beadlock wheels

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.


Bar work and exterior mods: 

·         Poison Spyder Bruiser front and rear bumpers




Back of the wagon: 

·         Custom drawer system with Dometic drawer fridge



Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.

Recovery gear: 

·         Smittybilt XRC 9500 winch



Brad's Top 3 Trips In The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon.

      Ouray, CO

      Moab, UT

      Mojave, CA

 

Unstoppable moment in the Rubicon:

xxx


Most scary situation in the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon:

Die Trying Trail in Montrose, CO.  Took us 6+ hours to travel 1.3 miles and was so concerned I was going to roll or damage my Jeep the whole time.


Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.
Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, Modified.

Brad’s modification tips:

Don’t modify anything until you’ve used it stock and understand your current limitations.


Things to lookout for with this model Jeep Rubicon:

Crank position sensor failure are a common issues


Top 3 tips with the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon:

1.      She’s heavy, so good throttle and brake control over obstacles is essential

2.   Check the torque specs on the suspension… had many come lose over the years.

3.     xxx

The Modified Video.


Thanks to the following people for helping with my build:

 

Marco @ovrlndx on instagram

KC HiLites www.kchilites.com


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