welcome to the forum and also to the NC Jeeper area. I am also located in NC, if you are in the Raleigh, NC area you need to check out the main thread the "On The Trails" and look for the sub thread "Trails In Raleigh Area"., It is a great group of people and we like to ride alot and also help others with their mods. Well heres the link if thats easier haha....
Trails in Raleigh NC
Please if you have any questions feel free to contact me or if you are close by and need a hand with some mods just let me know.
Once again welcome and enjoy!!