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Old 01-17-2014, 01:28 PM
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hello we are new and want to lean what we can about our new jeep

hello folks... we are new jeep people, lol and we are trying to learn as much as possiable about our jeep, its a cj5, 1976... wit a 350 and a 4 speed, i live in michigan, and am flying out to oregon to buy the jeep, then gonna drive it 2780 miles back home.... any suggestions or thoughts?.... anyways i was trying to find out any and all or as much info as i can on my new jeep... as i hear things, and am not exactly sure what it means... ect... this is my 1st jeep and im not that informed about 4x4s in general, but i am very hungry to learn!... sooo exited to meet you all. feel free to help with any conversation at all
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Welcome....... Post questions over on the CJ section here. Enjoy and good luck. Jeep Wrangler Forum - Jeep Wrangler Owners Community

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Like Dabolt55 said, because this is the newbie check-in area, you may not get the answers you are looking for. I suggest you check out this forum area and post your questions there, I think you'll get a better response.

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Be sure to check your oil and tire pressure before you drive it back home...
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run gently going home...

the Jeep...especially a CJ5 will drive differently than any vehicle you have ever driven...

frequent stops to check fluids and take pictures...find a land mark...you will want to remember the trip...and update us...

also might not hurt to have differentials and transfer case levels checked before you venture too far...

do a hands off the wheel firm stop from about 30 or 35 mph to make sure she's grabbin on all four wheels...on the interstate when you get cut off is NOT the time to discover she has differential braking built in because of brake problems...

feel her out, and know her limitations...and you will be fine!



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