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Old 01-29-2012, 12:52 PM   #1
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I been looking at jeeps for past two weeks and I plan on buying one this week. I found an 08 unlimited x with only 3,000 miles on it. It is a 6speed manual transmission. I would like to put a lift on it about 3.5" or bigger with 35's. There's just one problem with this whole vehicle it's a 4x2! And idk if I should still buy it! Can 4x2 still do off-roading? The person I would be buying it from helped my parents buy a car and he said he can help me out with the purchase of the vehicle. Is it still worth it? This would be my first vehicle also!

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Old 01-29-2012, 01:58 PM   #2
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Don't do it, no reason to own a jeep if its 2wd, especially if your going to try and lift it, keep looking for a deal to come along

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My first vehicle MANY years ago was a 2wd Jeep. If all you are looking for is a daily driver and the only off pavement driving you will be doing are dirt roads, then this will be fine. If you are planning on modding it out just for looks, this will also be fine.

If you plan on doing any serious off roading with your Jeep, then it must be 4x4. With a 4x4 your mods. will have a purpose. if you only have 2wd you may get yourself into a jam you will need traction on 4 tires to get out.
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Old 01-29-2012, 04:49 PM   #5
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My first vehicle MANY years ago was a 2wd Jeep. If all you are looking for is a daily driver and the only off pavement driving you will be doing are dirt roads, then this will be fine. If you are planning on modding it out just for looks, this will also be fine.

If you plan on doing any serious off roading with your Jeep, then it must be 4x4. With a 4x4 your mods. will have a purpose. if you only have 2wd you may get yourself into a jam you will need traction on 4 tires to get out.
Is it dumb just to mod it for looks?
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:29 PM   #6
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It's your personal preference!
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Old 01-29-2012, 06:35 PM   #7
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It's your personal preference!
If I put a 3.5" lift on 35's on a 4x2 would it tip?
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