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Old 03-09-2010, 08:09 PM   #1
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about to buy my first wrangler

hey guys. i am about to get a yj from a friend when i get back from basic training. it is a stock sahara with 115,000. so i think its a good starting point.
plans are to do an exhaust from the motor back, if not a cold air intake then put a strait pipe from the air box to the tb, maybe do a tb spacer. from there not sure what i want to do. a lift of some sort but not sure how big. any advice would be a big help. and if there are any jeepers in the lansing michigan area let me know.. thanks guys and girls.


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Old 03-09-2010, 08:19 PM   #2
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im in tech school for air force i got same thing 2003 wrangler sport waiting 4 me to buy when i get out and back home gots 30000 miles on it also stock i cant waity it will be my frist to always have loved look of jeep

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Welcome! Thats a good starting point. On a YJ, a 4" lift will clear 32's with very little rubbing. Add a 1" body lift and you can run 33's .
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:49 PM   #7
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I run a 3'' lift and 33'' M/T's and no rubbing at all.
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Old 05-20-2010, 05:09 PM   #13
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I just did a 3" Old Man Emu lift on one of those.
It was really easy, took us 4 hours but we stopped and had a cold beer about evey 15 minutes so it could have been quicker.

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I've owned several jeeps with the inline 6 cyl. Good motor, doesn't really need any help to push 33" tires.
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Old 05-20-2010, 09:36 PM   #14
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