The Faces of Jeep interview with Ben Port, Founder of Skull Krushers
FOJ-[Natasha]: “Why did you choose Jeep?”
Ben: “I chose a Jeep when we moved to live in Cabo San Lucas and fell in love with Jeeping down in Baja.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “How long have you been wheeling?”
Ben: “We use to go out wheeling back in Nor Cal (Northern California in high school. About 25 years off and on.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “How many Jeeps have you owned?”
Ben: “I’ve owed 2 Jeeps so far, planning on getting a JL this year as well.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “What upgrades have you done, and which companies would you suggest to others?”
Ben: “For SEMA last year We did a 4″ Pro Comp lift, HID Projectors Revision 2.0 Chroma lights DS18 Sound system, Black Rhino Armery Wheels, BF Goodrich 37′ tires, GG light rock lights and lightbars, Adams Drive Shaft, TrailRax System for Rotopax, CID Autobody and Paint Rhino lined our Jeep, All American Offroad Patriot bumper the rear set bumper is from Tuff Stuff and of course our Inner Fenders and 3D gas cap., Warn winch and Factor55 MetalCloak Outer Fenders, World Famous did the build.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “Where is your favorite place to wheel and which kind of wheeling do you prefer best?”
Ben: “I love Wheeling in the mountains, in Baja and used to love mud till I broke a bunch of stuff. I just love being out!”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “How has owning a Jeep influenced your life and what inspired the concept for Skull Krushers?”
Ben: “My 6 year old Benji, I told him we were starting a Jeep company, “I said what’s a good name for our company” He looked at me and said ” Dad Skull Krushers”, I was like wow “that’s Awesome!” I called my law firm and inc. us. We make new memories almost every weekend! It’s an escape from my busy corporate life. To escape and have quality time with my boys! Jeepers are the best breed of people on the planet I love working in his industry instead of finance which is my background for the last 20 years.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “Can you tell us all about Skull Krushers Inc, your roll and the services and products offered?”
Ben: “Skull Krushers was started to give Jeeper the option for more personal creation as Jeepers always want their own style in there Jeep so we started with inner changeable Inner Fenders that if you get bored or what to change the theme of your Jeep you can change out the center piece logo to something else changing the look completely of your Jeep, then we added 3D Gas caps which has been a huge success. The story behind each gas cap is so personal and meaningful to each Jeeper. The Fallen Hero Jeep was one of my Favorite Jeeps we have done for a very special lady and family carrying on they’re Father memory with their Jeep build.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “What is your favorite part about owning Skull Krushers and working in the offroad industry?”
Ben: “Each customer or client I prefer to say really truly become a friend through our creative process and then when they get our products seeing how happy they are is what keeps me going!” My little boys are the biggest Jeepers I know and love anything offroad! Also being able to give back and make a difference is key to my Family and what were teaching our boys life is all about..Family”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “What are your future goals for Skull Krushers in this up coming year?”
Ben: “My goal for Skull Krushers is to take it to the next level and full line of products ex. Bumpers sliders, safety cages ect..Coming.”
FOJ-[Natasha]: “Thank you Ben for sharing your Jeep journey with us. We wish you and Skull Krushers all the best in 2018.
Photo from Ben Port,Questions asked by FOJ-Natasha Kokkinis & Answers from Ben Port.
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Love hearing all the SEMA goodies you used.
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