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08-30-2009 05:12 PM
Ej132 ok im an idiot sorry i think i posted that in the wrong place sorry!
08-30-2009 10:17 AM
islandmonkey Thats personal choice man. Not everything a jeeper should know ))



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Originally Posted by Ej132 View Post
Recently upgraded my sound system too. Jvc hd head unit, replace in dash and sound bar speakers and added 8 inch sub. Wasn't gonna do sub at first but after hearing in the store with and without the sub it was night and day difference. I thought they were just for rap but makes country sound a lot better. Also added 640 watt amp
08-28-2009 07:47 PM
MTabor Dont wait to live to see 38 years old before you regret not buying one sooner. Buy one NOW.... dont wait.... you have no idea what you're missing!

Also... know this: there is the Camaro, Mustang, Caddy STS, Mini Cooper, Dodge Ram with Cummins Turbo Diesel.... Wrangler is a whole different kind of cool!!!
08-28-2009 07:28 PM
cork1958
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Originally Posted by kdukes4 View Post
If you live in anywhere around humidity and terrible winters of snow and ice, where they dump the salt on the roads, beware of quick rusting! espicially on your frame, their notorious for rusting from the inside out! I know not everyone has this option, but if you have an air compressor, take used oil and throw it in a container, and with an adaptor at the end of the air hose,(i can't remember what its called but there's a nipple to fit a hose around it which will suck fluid into the adapter and then spray it) you can use that to get all of the inside covered with the oil. drive it down a dirt road to get some dust in there, and do it before the winters and in the spring!
Hmm?
That sounds almost logical. Anyone go along with that or do it also?
08-26-2009 01:54 AM
2000sport I always keep a tow strap, ratchet set, flashlight, and hex keys in the jeep at all times.... and I have used them all on several occasions. Also, make sure you have a very good bracket holding down your battery. I bought one from Advanced and it snapped on the first bump i took off road.
08-25-2009 07:23 PM
kdukes4 If you live in anywhere around humidity and terrible winters of snow and ice, where they dump the salt on the roads, beware of quick rusting! espicially on your frame, their notorious for rusting from the inside out! I know not everyone has this option, but if you have an air compressor, take used oil and throw it in a container, and with an adaptor at the end of the air hose,(i can't remember what its called but there's a nipple to fit a hose around it which will suck fluid into the adapter and then spray it) you can use that to get all of the inside covered with the oil. drive it down a dirt road to get some dust in there, and do it before the winters and in the spring!
08-24-2009 11:27 PM
Ej132 Recently upgraded my sound system too. Jvc hd head unit, replace in dash and sound bar speakers and added 8 inch sub. Wasn't gonna do sub at first but after hearing in the store with and without the sub it was night and day difference. I thought they were just for rap but makes country sound a lot better. Also added 640 watt amp
08-24-2009 09:36 PM
30-284
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Originally Posted by mudslinger150 View Post
Eliminate all things chrome!
Agree
08-24-2009 09:25 PM
catITguy Working on the jeep is never as easy or straightforward as it should be. Be sure to allot plenty of time, or have a spare vehicle.

Something about years of salt, water, and mud makes metal parts not too excited to be separated.

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and tho some might disagree with this aspect of my jeep...i have installed a very nice sound system
I upgraded my factory stereo recently as well and am very glad I did. I opted against subs but chose to go with 4 6x9s. Only problem is it makes me hesitant to try anything close to muddy with the top off.
08-24-2009 08:31 PM
c0d4041292 keep the randomness coming guys

little fact bout me.....i am 17 and this is my first vehicle....2001 jeep wrangler sport... i already have money set aside for a lift, tires, and a winch....i have done some lite offroading in my stock jeep....and tho some might disagree with this aspect of my jeep...i have installed a very nice sound system....subs bolted to the floor in 4 spots to prevent theft!...haha.... does anyone have some tips for a manual jeep....offroading wise....i dont want to burn up the clutch or anything
08-24-2009 08:30 AM
mjp75jazz
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Originally Posted by JDsDream View Post
Unless you have a hard top, don't leave anything of value in it and don't lock it. Thieves haven't figured out how to use a zipper, they would rather cut your top or windows.

SOOOOO TRUE!!! they got my crappy radio & cut my door to get it...
i don't even keep the doors & sides on anymore...no more radio either
08-24-2009 07:09 AM
DougTimme Remember, once you remove the top; Mr Weatherman is no longer your friend.

Doug
08-24-2009 06:23 AM
n8smitty modify it the way you want and don't worry, half of us won't like it or will tell you to do something different.
08-23-2009 10:18 PM
jeep27190 shift on the fly is NOT for 4L
08-23-2009 09:59 PM
Jeepzcb09 Jeeps are American Legands
08-23-2009 09:41 PM
jpoutlaw Have a matching spare that is the same size as the four you are running!!!!!
08-23-2009 09:37 PM
slf41002
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Originally Posted by quadna71 View Post
while i agree that a proper regear will help you all around, implying that you can pass in the same amount of space as your average sedan is ludicrous! plenty of torque, but the horsepower generation just isn't there.
Ok your average limo,and no I didn't say like your average lambo
08-23-2009 07:30 PM
NVRDLMO
Just remember.....

1/2 metric and .5 standard
08-23-2009 05:17 PM
quadna71
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Originally Posted by slf41002 View Post
This one needs to be polled to see who agrees and disagrees.



This one is just for those that did not finish the mods or did not do it right the first time. I.E. 33s or bigger with 4cyl and stock gears & automatic or 33s or bigger with 3.07 gears and auto.I would have regeared the day I brought it home if I had known then what I know now.With the right setup you do'nt need any more room that your average sedan to pass in a passing zone.
while i agree that a proper regear will help you all around, implying that you can pass in the same amount of space as your average sedan is ludicrous! plenty of torque, but the horsepower generation just isn't there.
('03, 4.0L, 5sp, 4.88, 35")

don't forget to upgrade the brakes along with the suspension/tires/gears. most overlooked aspect of a jeep...but will quickly remind you during a panic stop.
my two cents
08-23-2009 05:00 PM
Geoff@Bestop The absolute best thing you can add to your Jeep is gasoline. Go drive it.

Then let's talk about lift kits.

Oh, except for a new Supertop. That's the best thing. I forgot about that.
08-23-2009 04:37 PM
lost1 Jeeps are adictive, you're OK if you have never had one, but you will always "have to have" one. There is nothing worse than listening some poor sucker say "yeah I uesd to have a jeep and".
08-23-2009 04:25 PM
Levinoss
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Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
lol, thieves stole my hard top...
When? Those f'ers!
08-23-2009 04:12 PM
skeeter lol, thieves stole my hard top...
08-23-2009 01:57 PM
JDsDream Unless you have a hard top, don't leave anything of value in it and don't lock it. Thieves haven't figured out how to use a zipper, they would rather cut your top or windows.
08-23-2009 01:39 PM
catITguy an addition to the gas mileage comment: bolt ons/performance mods are absolutely positively never going to pay for themselves with gas savings.
08-23-2009 01:21 PM
solo97tj it's a jeep not a race car, it's a rough ride ahead, when life gets tough use the short shifter!
08-23-2009 10:06 AM
slf41002
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Originally Posted by mudslinger150 View Post
Eliminate all things chrome!
This one needs to be polled to see who agrees and disagrees.

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Originally Posted by Stoneaxe View Post
Don't try to pass somebody unless you have at least 5 miles of open road to do it.
This one is just for those that did not finish the mods or did not do it right the first time. I.E. 33s or bigger with 4cyl and stock gears & automatic or 33s or bigger with 3.07 gears and auto.I would have regeared the day I brought it home if I had known then what I know now.With the right setup you do'nt need any more room that your average sedan to pass in a passing zone.
08-23-2009 07:52 AM
islandmonkey Despite the 6cyl, it sucks gas! Remember that you are driving a brick on the road, nothing aerodynamic :P
08-22-2009 11:20 PM
JeepnJim Put it in 4wheel drive BEFORE you get stuck.
08-22-2009 10:37 PM
tet1070 If you like torx bits before you own one, that will change if you work on your own Jeep alot.
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