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To be an Advocate, Be an Advocate

10 Habits of Highly Successful Advocates

The title sounds like the opening to a self-help program.  In a way, this is about helping you, the advocate, become more successful or effective.  Webster’s defines “successful” as “resulting or terminating in success".  And, Webster’s defines “effective” as “producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect". 

The key point is “Did you achieve what you wanted?”  To help achieve what you want, the below list of 10 habits are offered.

1. Successful advocates pick their battles carefully!

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JL Sport Gets Lifted, 33”s, and Armor | Throttle Out

Jeep Wrangler JL Sport 2-Door Build

PAOLI, Pa. (Sept 10, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Throttle Out YouTube Series, host Ryan Huck pulls a plain 2-door 2019 Wrangler JL Sport into the XT studio for the royal treatment, in terms of Wrangler mods. Focusing on daily drivability, Ryan demonstrates how a few items from a few key categories, like Jeep Armor, LED Lighting, and Wrangler lift kits, can transform a JL Wrangler while enhancing its trail worthiness.

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Jeep News | Special Editions + JL Powertrain Updates Revealed

Black & Tan + Willys + 2020 JL Drivetrain Updates

PAOLI, Pa. (Sept 4, 2019) – In this episode of ExtremeTerrain’s (XT) Jeep News, host Merideth Evasew  provides the inside scoop on two new trim levels available in the 2020 JL Wrangler: Black & Tan and Willys.

Paying homage to the original World War II Jeep, the Willys offers several off-road-focused options available on the Rubicon without the premium-trim price. The Black & Tan JL features cosmetic-based improvements including tan soft top and blacked-out trim.

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Toyota Tundra Parts Available from ExtremeTerrain

2007+ Tundra Parts and Accessories now Available

PAOLI, Pa. (August 29, 2019) – ExtremeTerrain.com (XT) has been home to Jeep Wrangler Parts, from 1987 to current model year, since 2003. Adding Toyota Tacoma parts just over a year ago, today the team at XT is proud to announce the addition of Toyota Tundra parts for 2007 to current model year Tundra pickups.

New Tundra parts are being added every day, from bumpers to Tundra wheels, so be sure to tell all your Tundra-owning friends to head to XT’s site to find the new home for 2007+ Toyota Tundra parts and accessories.

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Life with a Jeep - Hood Latch Replacement

The 2007 and newer Jeep Wrangler stock hood latches are prone to stretching which allows movement of the hood, that strange little movement known as “hood flutter”.  That is movement is noticeable when you pass a semi on a windy day and you see your hood start to lift.  An easy fix, replace the stock rubber latches with one of the numerous aftermarket latches.

I did that replacement soon after buying my 2010 JK.  At that time, polyurethane replacements for the stock rubber hood latch were the only option.  Later, more options began appearing with billet aluminum the leading material.  My polyurethane replacement latches held for seven years before southern California sun took its toll.

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