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Join Date: Sep 2018
Location: Ozark, Missouri
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Just picked up a 06 4.7 limited commander. Been customizing it for the past 6 months. I love the truck. Just did the front fender flare mod installed a roof rack this week. Cut a little of the front bumper will do more tomorrow. I had rear quarter armor made plan on putting it on tomorrow. Also picked up some doors just need a drivers door for a half door project. I also picked up rc 2" lift gonna get some billsteins and get this beast off her belly... Anyways hi and hope y'all like. I plan on customizing this jeep a lot more.
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Just picked up a 06 4.7 limited commander. Been customizing it for the past 6 months. I love the truck. Just did the front fender flare mod installed a roof rack this week. Cut a little of the front bumper will do more tomorrow. I had rear quarter armor made plan on putting it on tomorrow. Also picked up some doors just need a drivers door for a half door project. I also picked up rc 2" lift gonna get some billsteins and get this beast off her belly... Anyways hi and hope y'all like. I plan on customizing this jeep a lot more.
@417commander; Welcome to the forum; Please complete your user profile as directed below;

REQUIRED READING!!! New Member Introduction post & other important new member info.

Hello new members. Please allow me to welcome you to jeepcommander.com; We want you to enjoy your time here, share your experiences and hopefully learn more about your Jeep Commander by reading the valuable information that is provided and shared here among our members;

Now, that being said, first & foremost we need you to ensure you, as new members, take the following steps and adhere to the forum rules & guidelines that have been put in place;

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When properly completed, you will see the following information displayed underneath your username/avatar like this, displaying your Commander's relevant information;

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Once your profile has been completed, our community would certainly like to get to know you better, so, please take the time to post an introduction thread in the new member section.

This is required and an accepted practice, here in our Jeep Commander community.

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Please tell us your name & where you are from; Then you can follow up with other information like the year, trim package, color, power-train, and 4WD system of the Commander you own - or the Commander you are looking for.

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Since Photobucket started charging $400.00 a year for 3rd party image hosting, a lot of members have been asking for an alternative FREE 3rd party image hosting website - so here is a pretty good one:

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You can check to see if all of the factory recalls & campaigns have been completed for the Commander you're looking at (or for the Commander you have already bought) by clicking on the hyperlink below & plugging in the VIN; If you are still looking and have not bought your Commander yet, I strongly recommend you do this BEFORE you buy it;

https://www.mopar.com/en-us/my-vehic...ls/search.html

To get the factory build sheet for the Commander you are looking at, or for the Commander you have already bought, click on the link below and navigate to "Your Vehicle" click on "Equipment Listing" and then enter your VIN number in the box that says "VIN" and hit "Search". The factory build sheet will list all of the factory options & optional preferred equipment packages that your vehicle had installed from the factory when it was built.

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Alternate Link: https://jeep.custhelp.com/app/jeep/eqlisting_detail/

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Additionally if you buy a Commander, and it didn't come with an owner's manual, you can download and print a factory owner's manual from this website; here is the link - and again, this is from the same website I listed above, just navigate to the point where you select "year" and "model" of the vehicle you want the owner's manual for:

https://www.mopar.com/jeep/en-us/my-...t-vehicle.html

This forum is also a great place for general jeep knowledge, since many of our members have owned (or still own) other makes and models of Jeeps as well, so, ALL Jeep owners are welcome here.

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Looks great 417! What kind of roof rack is that?

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Nice, I like the look of the cut fender flare...

I've been trying to find a local fabricator for some custom armor pieces, and maybe inner fender to replace the liner.

You get the idea of the cut fender somewhere?
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Join Date: Sep 2018
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Thanks guys its a curt roof rack, and I found a big page on ultimate jeep something or other where Sal-xk did it so i found his youtube and shot some questions back and forth. Im really trying to get a one of a kind commander. So im sure you will all hear from me more often than not.
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I was super excited and nervous to try the fender flare mod. It takes some balls and some patients lol. anyway i can post closer pics of what all was cut if you guys are interested. I removed the inner fenders to accommodate a larger rim and tire and would like to make some fiberglass or metal inner fender wells. I'm gonna either trim a inch off the back flares and taper edges or i might get the clay out and make my own and cast a mold to make custom rear flares. My issue with trimming them is they only over hang the doors like an inch, if you cut to much off it'll look ugly seeing all the brackets and braces underneath. So i may make flatter flares with a smoother piece under it to cover the brackets. Anyways i'm just kicking around ideas trying to push the commander into a more aggressive beast i know she wants to be...
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Anyone see this thing I love and hate it at the same time lol
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Yeah that's cool man. It sucks the aftermarket products available for the XK is like virtually nonexistent.
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Join Date: Sep 2018
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Yea Idk why they dont make more products for us than they do.
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Yea Idk why they dont make more products for us than they do.
It's not really that hard to figure out; Commanders were only in production for 5 years which is a very brief production period for any SUV.

That being said there are still many upgrades & after market components on the market; Here are some links to help you out if you want to do any future upgrades or repairs to your XK;

Chrysler/Jeep Factory Parts: http://www.factorychryslerparts.com/...ukey_make=1064

Cheapest factory Parts: Find OEM BMW, Fiat, Ford, GM, Mopar, Nissan, Subaru & Toyota Parts & Accessories

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RockAuto - http://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/j...catalog%2Fjeep


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