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Old 07-17-2015, 12:41 PM
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New jeeper here. Help!

Hey guys, I just bought a 1998 Jeep Wrangler as my first vehicle. I'm very mechanically skilled, but I don't know much about jeeps. What should be the first thing I should do to make her run better, more efficiently, etc. I've heard of doing engine flushes to kind of clean up engines. What should be the first thing I should do to clean her up? Thanks in advance!!

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Old 07-17-2015, 01:41 PM   #2
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Hi Chris,

You will have a lot more luck posting on the TJ section, as the 1998 is that model.

Good luck!

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Old 07-17-2015, 02:49 PM   #3
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All fluids, filters, spark plugs/wires. As stated this is the yj section '87-'95 but your question is going to be the same no matter what year. Another good thing to do is check frame and body for rust, I realize you already bought it but it's still good to take a hammer to the frame to make sure the PO did not do any hack work. Even in a tj they are starting to rust just as bad as our yj's! If you check out the tj section guys will be able to help you better with tj specific questions. GL!! Welcome to the world of jeeps, you will never have money in the bank again!!!
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