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  1. Thankyou @munkybizness for bringing up this one. We started off-roading more or less at the same time and this might be a good time to consider this subject even though I would like to believe that I fall in to the category of so called 'purists' in terms of mods. I bought my Jeep mainly for off-roading (its not my daily driver), but I got it in stock form and tried to keep it the same. As of now the only thing I have done is 1- 80Amp Amaron battery as @Gaurav mentioned when my old one died. 2- I had my first pop out on my 53rd drive and until then I had kept the HT tyres came with the car when I bought it. Now I have changed to LT/AT tyre but with the stock measures of 245/75/R16. I had a presumption that changing to a bigger tyre will give me more traction but @Frederic advised me to keep it in stock size and I am glad that I did not change the size. Also to be honest I do not feel much of an improvement in performance by changing my HT tyre to AT (It looks great through!). But I feel the following mods are inevitable for me and hopefully can be accommodated in the next year's budget. 1. Head lights: changing the head lights (I have the stock Neon / Yellow ones and it does not even give me enough illumination on road let alone during a night drive. But I want that retro look and still have not managed to find a retro looking bright head light). 2. Suspension: I have stock suspensions/ shocks which gives me real trouble on bumpy climbs as it is very easy to loose momentum. I eventually want to go with a stiffer suspension. Many people have advised me to get a 2" lift along with the suspension (which apparently will improve my ridge riding abilities ๐Ÿ˜) but I am still considering only about a stiffer suspension. 3. A roof rack: A Rhino / equal rack may be a good addition if I want to roam around with family during winter. Bonus will be the looks. Really like what @Ranjan Das got now.
  2. Congrats @varunmehndiratta Well done. Hope to join one of your convoys soon. Love your trip posts and briefs๐Ÿ˜Š
  3. Sorry Sri @Srikumar my car is still not sorted- starter motor and differential issue, will have to sit this one out. I will remove myself from the drive.
  4. Thanks @Looper for the write up. It was different and more challenging than some of the other drives which I have been recently. The car is in the garage and hopefully they will get to the bottom of the starting issue. I think it is time to put up the looper sticker which I have kept carefully until now.โ˜บ๏ธ
  5. Oh get well soon Doc @M.Seidam. Hope all will be good in a weeks time
  6. Morning @Ale Vallecchi Woke up with slight fever and sore throat, Will have to sit this one out. Really sorry and hope someone in WL can take the spot albeit the short notice.
  7. I managed to pour drain cleaner on my hand and the wound is recovering, Hope will be ok by next week
  8. Hi @Hisham Masaad I had a small accident at home and is recovering, so will be pulling out from the drive. See you next time
  9. Hi @Niki where have you been?. I was wondering about you. See you soon hopefully.
  10. Congrats @Gregory well deserved and long overdue ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
  11. Hi @GauravSoni Wifey made other plans for Saturday and could get the request approved as I am driving today. Sorry I will have to pull out and hope to catch you on the next one.
  12. Congrats @JeromeFJ Well done ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
  13. @Frederic Fred, unfortunately I will have to pull out as well. Some thing else has come back for the evening.
  14. Welldone @topgear Its about time ๐Ÿ˜ See you soon
  15. Hi Ale @Ale Vallecchi Just reached back Dubai yesterday and not feeling well, so I will have to drop out as well. hope to see you on the next one soon.
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