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Old 11-02-2013, 12:00 AM   #1
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What can my STOCK YJ do?

I am new to this Jeep thing. I have a 2007 4 door I just purchased and I am not sure how capable it is off road. It is my DD and has no Mods. 6sp, V6 18" tires- all stock
What is safe for me to try doing? what should I avoid? Is mild off-roading hard on it? will it mess it up?

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Old 11-02-2013, 12:20 AM   #2
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I am new to this Jeep thing. I have a 2007 4 door I just purchased and I am not sure how capable it is off road. It is my DD and has no Mods. 6sp, V6 18" tires- all stock
What is safe for me to try doing? what should I avoid? Is mild off-roading hard on it? will it mess it up?

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1) a 2007 4 door you is called a JKU.
2) you probably mean 18" wheels with probably 32" tires. (That's what I have. Stock Sahara set up)
3)mild off-roading is fine cause its trail rated. Just make sure when you go off roading have a way to get out of getting stuck like another jeep or winch
I would advise finding a local Offroad club and do some easy trails with them and get to know your jeep and what it can do by testing it.

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Old 11-02-2013, 12:26 AM   #3
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1) a 2007 4 door you is called a JKU. 2) you probably mean 18" wheels with probably 32" tires. (That's what I have. Stock Sahara set up) 3)mild off-roading is fine cause its trail rated. Just make sure when you go off roading have a way to get out of getting stuck like another jeep or winch I would advise finding a local Offroad club and do some easy trails with them and get to know your jeep and what it can do by testing it. JEEP ON!
Thanks man. I am in Fishers, NE side of Indy. Do you know of some light trails, a club or some local guys who I could go out with soon? Maybe even this weekend?
Again thanks for the clarifications
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Hi,

Search indyjeepjunkies on Facebook we are a club centered around dd jeeps. So we do trails everyone can do. In fact there is a group trail run down in redbird this month. People are always down to run trails anytime though!
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Old 11-02-2013, 09:36 AM   #5
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thanks Legossey
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:21 PM   #6
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indyorv, 4 wheelers to freedom and jpfrog are a few others in the area as well.
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A stock jeep is very capable... Of emptying your pockets!
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The Badlands in Attica has something for everyone. Good place to learn too! ... not too far from help if needed.
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Old 11-14-2013, 07:55 PM   #9
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Is anyone going to Badlands this weekend?
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Don't go alone. Always have another vehicle with you.
Great place to learn.
Toys for tots is coming up there.
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