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Old 08-20-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
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Hi all!

New to the forum. I am military, currently stationed in RI. Just bought a 5 speed, 97 Sahara ( hard and soft tops) with 87k. Owned a 95 YJ, and a 97 Sport that were daily drivers that I sold a few years back. Now I have a toy (endorsed by my wife too!)

So far I stripped off the factory soft top (available!) and put on a Besttop Trektop. Love it! PO put on 31s, new clutch and brakes. I did a coolant flush, oil and filter last weekend. Next up Eastwood inside of the frame and POR-15 external frame. Very little rust right now and small amount if flaking inside. Want to keep it that way.

I look forward to reading and posting!

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Old 08-20-2013, 01:29 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum. Enjoy!! Lots of knowledge here. Military myself as well

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Old 08-20-2013, 01:39 PM   #3
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Thanks Sarge! Already making lots of plans for what's next!
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Old 08-20-2013, 03:42 PM   #4
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nice score.

Looks like you have Grizzly wheels with maybe some Goodyear Duratracs?

good plan with the frame treatments.
2002 Wrangler Sahara, all stock, 5-speed, Dana 44, dual tan tops, 2nd owner.

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Old 08-20-2013, 08:55 PM   #5
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Close. Grizzly wheels with Goodyear Wranglers....they're apparently a sub model available only at Walmart. Plenty of tread left. Will keep them on until its time for lift and 33's.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:00 PM   #6
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Welcome back, thanks for Serving!
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Old 08-21-2013, 12:48 AM   #7
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Welcome. Nice Jeep! Thanks for your service!

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