GenRight JKU build in the Money Pit Garage

5/12/2019
Mark Fechner
2015 JKU with 15k miles. 
 
Features:
 
2015 JKU
 
Super clean used Jeep
 
Ready to take this thing apart
 
Pulling the body off
 
Removing the drivetrain
 
Chassis completely disassembled
 
All factory brackets removed and cleaned up
 
GenRight Elite track bar mount and bump stop tacked in place
 
All GenRight Elite brackets and mounts installed and ready for final welding
 
Final welding under side of rear shock towers
 
Final welding of inside cross member 
 
Under side of rear cross member after final welding
 
Custom trans mount for manual transmission
 
Frame side mount for transfer case tail housing brace
 
Passenger side of trans mount
 
Front cross member with trans and transfer case mounts ready for powder coat
 
After lots of cleaning of all of the weld areas the frame gets a ride to powder coat
 
GenRight JKU body ready for tear downJKU body for tear down.
 
Top, doors and interior removedTop, doors and interior removed
 
Ready for GenRight Roll CageInterior almost ready for GenRight Cage install
 
Time to cut the stock cage out
 
Factory cage removedFactory cage cut away from the tub and removed
 
GenRight cage install beginsGenRight cage install begins with some dash trimming and the A pillar stanchions and dash bar installation
 
GenRight Cage B-Pillar base mount insatlledGenright Cage B-Pillar mounts installed
 
Gneright Cage C-Pillar mount installedC-Pillar mounts installed
 
D-Pillar mounts installedD-Pillar mounts installed
 
A few hours later the cage is tacked in placeA few hours later the cage is all tacked up
 
New Half doors installed and adjustedNew half doors installed and adjusted
 
B-Pillar delete KitOne of my favorite GenRight modifications! B-Pillar delete!
 
B-Pillar delete KitThis B-Pillar didnt have a chance against cutoff wheel and a Sawsall
 
B-Pillar delete KitB-Pillar lower cap TIG welded in place
 
B-Pillar delete KitAfter the upper cap was welded and they were both sanded to perfection they mate up great. I filled the corner of the drivers door for a cleaner look.
 
B-Pillar delete KitA closer look
 
B-Pillar delete KitThe top has a pinch clamp to hold it in place
 
B-Pillar delete KitAnd there it is all finished and ready for paint
 
Chassis back from powder coatChassis back from powder coat. Satin black looks great!
 
Engine and trans going back inEngine and trans going back in
 
Custom Tarns bracket fits perfect! Custom trans bracket fits perfect!
 
Front bumper installedGenRight Ultra Clearance front bumper and winch installed.
 
Steering box set in placePSC steering box bolted in place
 
Power steering pump changed outStock power steering pump removed and the new PSC pump installed
 
Charcoal canister relocatedCharcoal canister relocated
 
Brake lines runNew Stainless Steel brake lines
 
 
Sway bar mounts and bar installed
 
 
Rash Guards installed
Rear Bumper Side and Center Rash Guards installed. Its amazing how good these fit the bumper 
 
dynatrac Axles are hereDynaTrac Front ProRock XD60 and Rear ProRock 80 Axles are in the Pit
 
ProRock brackets are welded onFront Lower Link mounts from the GenRight Elite Kit welded in place
 
Trac Bar and lower link mount ready for paintTrac bar and lower link mount ready for paint
 
Looking from the front
 
A coat of etching primer and a few coats of Hammered Silver 
 
Ready for install

Some stainless steel brake lines running to stainless steel bulkhead fittings
 
All set in place. Linked, shocked and strapped.
 
From the back 
 
From the top looking down. Check out those beautiful Summit Machine Aluminum Links
 
Front brake lines done
 
Front axle under the Jeep and ready for a trac bar and steering 
 
MORE TO COME SOON!
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