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Old 04-07-2012, 01:58 PM   #1
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Dating a girl who owns a jeep!

Hey, my lady is a jeep enthusiast and I would like to make her day by making her 1999 TJ a little cooler. Sad fact is, I'm not the mechanical type so I'm hoping everybody here could help me out a little and make her a happy girl. Thanks!
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:04 PM   #2
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Got any pics of her Jeep to see what you are working with?

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Old 04-07-2012, 02:06 PM   #3
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post pics so we have a starting point
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Welcome. Lots of cool mods you can do w/o being a Mr.Goodwrench.
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:17 PM   #7
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Thanks for the quick reply guys! She has the jeep at work right now (I'm home sick and goofing off) so I'll snap some photos tonight. I just posted under the TJ thread so I'll be putting pictures up tonight
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Old 04-07-2012, 02:19 PM   #8
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Well I'm lucky because one of my closest friends is a mechanic and told me yesterday that as long as we make a party out of it, he'll just teach me to do anything to it myself... all for free
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Old 04-07-2012, 05:01 PM   #10
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Wow, that's a little inappropriate bro
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Old 04-07-2012, 05:06 PM   #11
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Just a joke O.O....
On a serious note.
trimming up your fenders and adding a small budget boost will make her jeep stand out.
running doorless and topless also looks pretty bomb
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As the unofficial muffler guy to. That would deffently made a difference !!! Cut off that muffler! And add something better flowing
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Old 04-07-2012, 06:17 PM   #14
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Welcome! Your in the right place for info. Just ask and it Will be answered!
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Old 04-07-2012, 08:35 PM   #15
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Here is my girl's ride
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So cool! Welcome
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Welcome and enjoy the forum! All the info you need is on this forum!
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Take the milk jugs off the front and rear bumper. Instant cool right there!
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Sounds great! What's a milk jug? Lol
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They're the plastic ends on the bumpers. You can get the newer replacements on the Internet for a couple of bucks.
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We are going to upgrade to the black tube bumpers this fall, but I will try taking those off until then.
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You can get them from the dealership for around $8 a set.
I kept the rear ones on mine.

You might also consider a set of these.

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Allows her to ride doorless without having to relocate her mirrors.
These are the Bestop Element Doors but there are lots of other manufacturers that sell them.
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Those are awesome, how much?
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The set ran a little over 300 for the rails. You can also buy enclosures and soft uppers making them half doors.
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Are those the ones that can have a hard or soft lower half?
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Any tips on a good two or three inch spring spacer kit?
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We are going to upgrade to the black tube bumpers this fall, but I will try taking those off until then.
Tube bumpers aren't a upgrade.. In fact if anything there a down grade over the stock bumper.. If she does some offroading as I see she does by the mud.. Good Idea to look into a winch bumper.. and then well a winch lol..
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Any tips on a good two or three inch spring spacer kit?
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