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Old 02-17-2011, 04:34 PM   #1
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I did it..

I went and bought a Tj..
I have Been a lurker on this site for a while now and i have always loved jeeps.. I saw an add on Craigslist from a dealer on this Tj and i jumped on it..
Traded in a 05 Trailblazer (POS) For this, Even trade..
(Good deal in my eyes..)

Unfortunately i did not have the Pleasure of installing any of these mods so far except the mirrors relocators..

I am planning on getting a 4inch Long arm suspension lift and maybe upgrade to 35's, Smittybuilt XRC Front and rear bumpers and modifying taillights to led flush mount.

Cons so far i have found:
3.73 gears (which i can deal with for right now)
Vibration while under acceleration.. (Already ordered SlipYoke eliminator kit and CV driveshaft)

Came with Bikini top, Tonnou Cover, Wind guard, and Original Soft top..
(other mods are in profile)

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Old 02-17-2011, 04:38 PM   #2
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looks good... 2" lift with a 1" BL? What year is this? 04?

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Old 02-17-2011, 04:38 PM   #3
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Looks like you did good to me. Nice looking rig.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:39 PM   #4
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looks good... 2" lift with a 1" BL? What year is this? 04?
It appears to have a budget boost. No body lift though.
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:40 PM   #5
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.. No body lift though.
it just looked like the nerf bar was a lil lower than usual... but i dont know enough about em...
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Old 02-17-2011, 04:42 PM   #6
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Very nice. I would have made that trade myself.

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Old 02-17-2011, 04:45 PM   #7
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Year is an 2003, There are no Spacers on bottom of springs so idk what kind of lift it is..
there also is no body lift..
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:16 PM   #8
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I'd say you scored a win trading evenly! Besides, WF is much more fun than any Trailblazer forum could ever be .
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:24 PM   #9
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I'd say you scored a win trading evenly! Besides, WF is much more fun than any Trailblazer forum could ever be .
It seems to me that only NICE people Own Wranglers...
Even this site has a more Fun Aurora about it..
Weird there are seemingly no Assholes in this crowd.
(none that i have met anyways)
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:27 PM   #10
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Good trade. What is the rear diff? Dana 35, or 44? If you have a 35, don't put 35s on until you upgrade.
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Old 02-17-2011, 06:31 PM   #11
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Very nice. haha dont complain about 3.73s, I have 3.07s

the jeep looks really good. you how bad are your vibes? I have vibes myself with no lift, and you said you dont have a bb or any lift? The tcase and everything does vibrate a bit and you will feel it no matter what, its a jeep thing.
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:09 PM   #12
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Good trade. What is the rear diff? Dana 35, or 44? If you have a 35, don't put 35s on until you upgrade.
Stock Dana 35 on rear But have been looking into a Ford 8.8 Rear end because my neighbor has a 97 Exploder in his back yard.. very tempted to steal rear axel...
Kind ol' 80 yr old wouldn't even wake up when im torchin his truck up..

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Very nice. haha dont complain about 3.73s, I have 3.07s

the jeep looks really good. you how bad are your vibes? I have vibes myself with no lift, and you said you dont have a bb or any lift? The tcase and everything does vibrate a bit and you will feel it no matter what, its a jeep thing.
Vibration is like: looking at mirror on door and its shaking so bad i cannot see out of it vibration..

I think there is a slight lift because i wouldnt be able to have 33's
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Looks like a 3 to 4 inch short arm lift to me with no body lift. As far as the driveline vibes check the u-joints. CV shafts have to be maintained very well.
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Old 02-17-2011, 09:23 PM   #14
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Looks like a nice catch!

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Old 02-18-2011, 01:48 AM   #15
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I'd call it a keeper, let the good times roll....
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Old 02-18-2011, 03:07 AM   #16
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It seems to me that only NICE people Own Wranglers...
Even this site has a more Fun Aurora about it..
Weird there are seemingly no Assholes in this crowd.
(none that i have met anyways)
well, now you have. lol

welcome. glad to see you got rid of a chevy for a jeep. never really been a fan of chevy. as a jeep owner, you should see your IQ go up about ten points now
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Old 02-18-2011, 04:00 AM   #17
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well, now you have. lol

welcome. glad to see you got rid of a chevy for a jeep. never really been a fan of chevy. as a jeep owner, you should see your IQ go up about ten points now
I already feel the knowledge Flowing! Amazing.

and nice to meet you #1 spot holder as first met dick, with a jeep.

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Old 02-18-2011, 08:44 AM   #18
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You definitely came out aheadon the trade. Welcome to WF.

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