The Bruiser Conversions Honcho is the next generation of the legendary JK Crew. The Honcho features a Chris Durham Motorsports Gladiator front clip, a custom truck bed with integrated roll bar, a removable hard top, which uses the factory freedom panels, and interior storage behind the fold-down rear seats. It can be equipped with either a GM Performance LS3 engine or Cummins R2.8 Turbo Diesel engine.
The base price of the Honcho conversion includes:
*Bruiser Honcho Body Conversion of your 4-door JKU Wrangler
*Removable Hard Top (Requires OEM Freedom Panels)
*Extension of the JKU frame
*Fuel and Electrical system extension
*Choice of a Fleet Side or Step Side Bed
*Color Matched Paint
Additional options are available, but they will affect the final cost of your build. Refer to the SPECS tab for a list of the parts and accessories that have been installed on the vehicle shown in the photos.
*Base price reflects body conversion only, additional options will affect conversion cost.
Honcho Body Conversion
Steel Step Side Bed
Color Matched Paint
Chris Durham Motorsports Front Clip
Gasoline & Diesel Engine Options Available
Custom Bed Mounted Roll Cage
Bruiser Conversions Heat Reduction Hood
Spicer Parts Ultimate Dana 60 Axles
Electronic Lockers, Front & Rear Axle
Bruiser Weld Rekon 20x10 Beadlock Wheels
42x15.50R20 BFGoodrich Krawler TA Tires
Teraflex 6" Long Arm Suspension
Teraflex Falcon Shocks
PSC Big Bore XD Steering System
GenRight Off Road Front Bumper
GenRight Off Road Aluminum Fenders
Heavy Duty 1350 Driveshafts
Katskinz Leather Seat Covers
Warn Zeon 10s Winch
Warn 9.0rC Winch, rear facing
Factor55 Flat Link
Truck-Lite LED Headlights
Rigid Industries SR-50 LED Light Bar
Rigid Industries LED Dually Lights
Rigid Industries LED Rock Lights
sPod Electrical Distribution System
(Disclaimer: The pictured vehicle may include options which differ from the spec build options.)
Being in the off-road industry myself, I am very picky about where my Jeep is worked on. Add to that the major work of an engine swap and you quickly realize that trust in the shop is EVERYTHING! Jeff and the crew are at the top of their game! The attention to detail is unmatched and the quality could not be any better. Simply put... they know what they are doing. Add to that the friendly service and you have a winning combination. Thanks again guys!
When I first heard about V8 swaps into jeeps I was skeptical. I am not a fan of installing things on my jeep that require a lot more maintenance and extra steps to use. After talking with Jeff on the phone he invited me to come up to the shop and see what they do. I was immediately impressed at the welcoming attitude of everyone there as well as the open attitude to have me look around. I took a drive and realized just how well integrated these swaps are. You drive it just like when it was stock. No other buttons to push, no instructions to follow. I brought a 6 speed manual and left with an automatic that looked like it came from the factory on the interior. Tap shift, cruise control. It all works, just MUCH more powerful. That magna flow sound of a V8 and the torque when driving from ...
I decided to go with the Bruiser Conversions LS3 conversion kit after the turbo on my 3.6 factory engine blew up. I am so glad that I did, the engineering is unbelievable, everything is "plug & play". The engine and every piece around the engine fits perfectly, plus no more turbo lag!!! My friend and I did the complete job of removing the old engine and installing the new LS3 motor in 3 8-hour days. With a turn of the key it started right up and purred like a kitten. After driving it for 400 miles, I changed the oil and then drove it down to Florida, 1500 miles in 24 hours with no problems. Everybody that sees the engine compartment says that it looks like it's from the factory. When I'm asked where I got it from of course I tell them Bruiser Conversions in Cleartwater, FL. I highly rec...
I have had the pleasure of wheeling with the Bruiser team for many years, as well as driving their conversions. The trucks handle great both on and off-road and their power is something you just won't find anywhere else. People can't help but look, gawk and ask a ton of questions because they are so unique in both their looks and performance. Plus, the entire team is made up of some of my favorite people to be around with due to their positive attitudes and constant desire to make everything function at the best of it's potential.
In the last 10 months Dixie 4 Wheel Drive has installed 6 Bruiser Conversions LS3 "Do It Yourself Kit" motor conversions. At first we didn't know much about Bruiser Conversions since we are from Utah and they're from Florida. I had heard a few good things about Bruisers, but usually East coast service is hard to keep in touch with. However, with Bruisers it was different. From a shop stand point, we were excited to hear that their motor conversion kit was one of the best JK V8's kits on the market. Since we had done several different Hemi and LS conversions before, we were anxious to install the "Do It Yourself Kit" into our 2015 SEMA build. Once the motor conversion showed up, we were super excited to open the crate up and see the install kit. The wiring harness and front accessory dr...