I just got my 98 Wrangler Sahara a couple of weeks ago.
I bought it off Ebay and got kinda screwed. When it got here (via transport company ) I found that it had a very loud engine noise (Lifter). Once it warmed up it would begin to smoke pretty heavily, and the oil pressure would drop to about 5 pounds. It has 170K miles on it, and I was not too worried about the 4.0 with higher mileage. I think this one had overheated at some point. It had a rubber freeze plug near the back of the block as well.
I just sucked it up, and with some help from the guys at my shop we rebuilt an engine for it ( I had a 98 Grand cherokee engine that had spun a rod in the back of the shop )
It runs great now, and is super clean for a 98 with 170k miles.
This past weekend I installed a 2.5" Coil spring w/ shocks lift. I have ordered some black steelies, and am planning on ordering 33x10.50 BFG KOs tomorrow. The front bumper was made buy a guy I work with. I am just posting pics as I go... Yall let me know what ya think ( Good or bad )
BTW - How do you post a picture on here without adding it as a link?
2.5" RC Lift