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Old 12-10-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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95 compared to a 97 ?


I am looking into purchasing a jeep this spring. It appears it has come down to a 95 or 97. What are the pros and cons?


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Old 12-10-2008, 09:46 PM   #2
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well first, do you want round head lights or square ones??? really it comes down to which jeep you like better. if you are looking for a more comfortable ride (comfortable is a relative term when talking jeeps) than you will want the 97. it has coil springs instead of leaf springs, it more than likely has a/c and the heating / cooling system is a little better. if this is a daily driver i would take the tj over the yj any day. like i said before, it comes down to whick you like better.

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TJ all the way. A stock TJ flexes better than a stock YJ, and the same can usually be said about a TJ with a lift. Go for it.
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Old 12-11-2008, 01:29 AM   #4
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I've got a YJ and would take another one over a TJ anyday, but I would like to have a set of coils. TJ's interiors are a lot nicer, which I dislike haha, but a lot of people want that.

Newer parts are good also.
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i have a yj i love it he is right about the interior. but my interior gets trashed. the only thing that i don't like is the factory flex. mind you my jeep is far from factory. i got it cause i am doing a coil over shock conversion. i say for a starter go for the TJ. i don't like there headlights. but that's about it, lifts are not cheap but are more complete. its just all around easier to work with. plus you don't have to deal with vacuum.
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you are talking about 2 different worlds. i love yj's but they aren't for everyone. tj rides a little smoother, and is a little more refined. yj is rougher, less car like. drivelines are basically the same for the years you're talking about

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