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Old 12-10-2013, 08:15 AM   #1
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Hi everyone! First build/first jeep, looking for

Hi everyone so I'm brand new to jeeps and the off roaring world, I have always wanted to be part of it but didn't have the money to buy a jeep. Anyway, I'm in the cg and another member offered me his 94 yj for $1000 and when I told my wife she was actually on board! I can't wait to get some mud on me but like I said, I'm brand new, anyway here's the yj, I'm trying to figure out what to do to it, first car in actually getting to mess with(besides changing a water pump) I was thinking bed line the interior change out the grill and the hood to ones I can put my own dents in, also I need to change the front windshield(huge crack) and rear left taillight to make it street legal, my wife insists on a paint job. Anyway I'm a military guy with kids so my budget is sort of limited but I'm willing to put in the work. Any ideas or advise?

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Old 12-10-2013, 08:21 AM   #2
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Here's the yj
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Old 12-10-2013, 08:17 PM   #3
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Looks like a nice project to start with. Looks like SOA with 2 1/2" springs? Does it have lockers in either axle? Proper gearing? Could be potential next steps. A winch might be nice to get you out of trouble, especially if you are wheeling with the kids.
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Old 12-10-2013, 11:40 PM   #4
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That's a great idea! It does have locks, but like I said am extremely new to this stuff, winch sounds like a great idea!
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:58 PM   #5
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Before you worry about cosmetic stuff I would give it a tune up and change all the fluids. That's also a good way to get acquainted with it before you start doing stuff too.
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Old 12-11-2013, 04:02 PM   #6
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I would take a good look at all of my brake lines too. Both the hard and soft lines.

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