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Old 02-19-2009, 09:33 PM   #1
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I got a 07 wrangler unlimited for xmas this year and it is only 2wd i really want to take it off road. What can I do to it that would make it work sufficiently off road? I can spend about 3000 dollars on it.

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Why would you buy a 2 wheel drive Jeep to go off road?

We would need to know what kind of terrain you want to play in to make suggestions.

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It would probably be cheaper in the long run to just trade it in on a 4WD model or sell it and buy a 4WD one. Sorry, but your money will be better spent on one that was made "trail rated" from the factory... you can always build it up from there!

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well i asked for a 4wd but parents bought 2wd mostly just simple trails and mud to get to like climbing spots and fishing holes
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Since it is 2 wheel drive it probably comes with street tires, i would start with some decent all terrain tires.
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I'm not sure what the 2 wheel drives use for a suspension but you'll likely want to beef it up a bit. You can, in many cases, make up with momentum what you lack in traction.
You"ll have to hit obstacles at a higher speed than you would with a normal Jeep.

I would also invest heavily in recovery gear such as winches front and rear.
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:31 PM   #7
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ive wheeld with a few 2wd trucks before, heres what you can do for under 3k. get a lift, any 4wd lift will work withthe 2wd jeep. get a selectable locker for the rear (e-locker, arb) get a winch, get good mud terrain stlye tires, these will help alot, most jeeps dont have lockers so even though they are 4wd power mostly goes to only 2 wheels, if you get a locker you will have 2 wheel drive all the time instead of 1 wheel drive like you have now. you could also make your parents buy you a 4wd one instead
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Old 02-20-2009, 09:17 PM   #8
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2WD only???
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Old 02-20-2009, 09:25 PM   #9
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Locker
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Old 02-20-2009, 09:30 PM   #10
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Two solutions to this:

1. Sell it and buy a 4wd version
2. Take the $3000 go on craigslist and buy a older Xj 4wd Cherokee for a 1000 bucks slap a lift kit on for 600 add a front locker and go have fun.

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