Smokey the Jeep

A 2009 Jeep Wrangler JK X 2dr 4x4 build by @smokeythejeep

The realization of a lifelong dream, Smokey is my first Jeep. Purchased in 2013, she's a perpetual work in progress. Her build is slow, but extremely intentional. Check out Smokey's ongoing adventures at!

2009 Jeep Wrangler JK X 2dr 4x4

Build Details


  • 3.8L V6 minivan mover


  • Auto transmission
  • Teraflex high-angle Rzeppa CV joint kit
  • OEM 3.73 gears


  • Teraflex big-rotor kit

wheels & tires

  • 35x12.5/17 Goodyear Wrangler Duratracs
  • Level 8 Tracker wheels



  • Rigid Industries R2-46 spot/flood combo LEDS
  • Rigid Industries D2 H/Ls
  • KC Hilites Cylcone bumper-recessed back-up lights
  • Roadshock 3” cube rear-facing floodlights
  • GenSSi rock lights (& grille/wheel-well accents)


  • CrawlerConceptz Ultra Series front bumper
  • CrawlerConceptz Ultra Series front lower skid plate
  • CrawlerConceptz Ultra II Series rear bumper/tire carrier
  • Poison Spyder Customs hood louver
  • Poison Spyder Customs frame-mounted Ricochet Rockers
  • Arizona Rocky Road CB antenna mount
  • FireStik II three-foot antenna
  • Off-Road Only License Plate Relocation Bracket
  • Teraflex license-plate filler panel
  • Smittybilt license plate back-up light mount
  • Rugged Ridge AM/FM antenna base
  • Sahara take-off painted fenders
  • Daystar Hood Wrangler no-flutter latches
  • DIY gutter guard grille mesh
  • Smittybilt Hawse fairlead light mount
  • Poison Spyder hawse fairlead


  • Uniden Bearcat 980 SSB CB radio
  • Tuffy overhead radio console
  • S-Tech Switch Systems four-circuit system
  • Daystar A-pillar switch pod
  • Bestop under-seat lock box
  • H3R Performance MAXout ABC fire extinguisher
  • Poison Spyder roll-bar fire extinguisher holder
  • Pittsburgh portable air compressor


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