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Old 04-19-2010, 02:33 AM   #1
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New to the Jeep world, would appreciate some help.

So im picking up my first ever Jeep, its a '97 Wrangler 4.0L 6cyl (Good model?) pretty much stock option. Im looking for some ideas on how to mod it for a better offroading time. Some Questions, how much should i lift it, what sort of suspension would be reasonable? This and any other mods that you have found useful for your own Jeep. Nothing too crazy or expensive because i am a student and dont have that much money.
Any response is most appreciated. Thanks!

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Old 04-19-2010, 05:35 AM   #2
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The first thing that you need to do is take it out to play as is. You will get a better idea of what you want to do to it. Find a local group to go wheeling with. Most have rides planned for beginners. You will be pleasantly surprised at what you can do and where you can go with a stock Wrangler.

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Old 04-19-2010, 06:46 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by JDsDream View Post
...You will be pleasantly surprised at what you can do and where you can go with a stock Wrangler.
^x2 with a good driver any crappy 4x4 can do some amazing things, let alone a Wrangler, the king of offroad
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yeah X3, I think you will be amazed at what a stock wrangler can do.
Make sure you go out with other people, don't go alone. Have some fun and enjoy
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