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Old 11-25-2007, 09:18 AM   #1
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Hello from Houston

I just bought my first Jeep last week. I love my Jeep and have been driving it everywhere, but I can't wait for it to stop raining so I can take it camping. I bought an '02 Sahara, HT, IL 6, AT. AFAIK everthing is the same as the day she was born. I am itching to start modifying, but I'm not sure where to start. My short list runs something like: lift, bigger tires, front and rear bumpers, overhead rack, wench, and rhinoguard the floors. This is my everyday car, and its main off road will be camping related. I really want to start with the lift. Should I do a body lift or suspension lift? And will I look like an a-hole if I don't get bigger tires at the same time?

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Old 11-25-2007, 12:47 PM   #2
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Welcome to the board! I'm still pretty much a newb, too, but just a post whore newb.

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Old 11-28-2007, 09:19 PM   #3
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The questions depends on what your plans are: how high to you want to go R/T the tire size you want. Body lift recommendations are no more than an 1", you have a selection of spacers to put on your springs to add a little height or you can go with longer springs. Research, research and do some more research and remember everyone has an opinion.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:15 PM   #4
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I sunk money in suspension lift, axles and tires first.
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:47 PM   #5
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Old 11-30-2007, 02:34 AM   #6
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Welcome! Go suspension lift, then get your tires. Who the heck cares what people think, if you are making a better JEEP! Most of us can't afford to do it all at once. Glad to see yet another Texan!
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:33 PM   #8
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Just wanted to chime in- this is my first post. Sahara02 is an A-hole whether he lifts that jeep or not, believe me, I know!

Just bought an '05 Rubicon LJ - she is my dream car. Now I just need to find more money.
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Old 12-31-2007, 03:46 PM   #9
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Old 01-01-2008, 02:49 PM   #10
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Just wanted to chime in- this is my first post. Sahara02 is an A-hole whether he lifts that jeep or not, believe me, I know!
Dude, what's up with this comment? It's really not the coolest first post you can chime in with. Maybe we are missing something?
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Dude, what's up with this comment? It's really not the coolest first post you can chime in with. Maybe we are missing something?
I was just thinking that. Not a good way to start off. Plus he called his Rubicon "my dream car". Not good. Anyway, Welcome to the forum. I would start with a suspension lift, bigger tires and then you can add a 1" body lift. Since your going to be camping with it alot, might want to look into a winch. you'll be suprised how usefull it will be.
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I was just thinking that. Not a good way to start off. Plus he called his Rubicon "my dream car". Not good. Anyway, Welcome to the forum. I would start with a suspension lift, bigger tires and then you can add a 1" body lift. Since your going to be camping with it alot, might want to look into a winch. you'll be suprised how usefull it will be.
sorry to be confusing- I actually know the guy pretty well- he'd know it was a joke

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