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General Information

Year
1998
Make
JEEP
Model
TJ WRANGLER
Color
BLACK
Packages
SHARHA
History
NICK’S Jeep purchased august of 2016

1998 BLACK JEEP TJ WRANGLER SAHRA, BLACK HARD TOP $4800.00
100% STOCK
Vin: 1J4FY49S1WP
68,000 miles
4.0 I-6
32 RH auto transmission
Dana 30
Dana 35
Gears 3.73

Previous owner said:
2015 Re-built frt. end, Track bar, tie-ends, ball joints, control arm bushings
Installed stereo system, Bluetooth pioneer radio, polk-memphis speakers
New spice soft top with frame, door surrounds, hardware
HE LIED!!!!!!

1. Aug. 2016
New certified transmission( PO paid)
Cleaned and painted frame inside and out using POR-15 and EASTWOOD
Changed all fluids using amsoil products (except trans)
Tune-up, plugs, wires, coil
Cleaned throttle body, intake
New rear main seal, valve cover gasket
New front blinkers and side markers
2. Sep. 2016
New exhaust system (catalytic converter, muffler, all pipe with chrome tip)
New brake system (frt. Rotors and pads, drums and shoes, lines.)
New Frt anti-sway bar, bushings, disconnects,
New rear anti sway bar, bushings, links
New Rubicon Express 2” lift bushings and shocks
New 2004 Rubicon OEM springs (got 1” lift)
New Rubicon Express steering damper
New hard top back glass struts
New KC Apollo 55 watt fog lights
New gas cap and black aluminum cover
Powder coated front and rear factory bumpers, with mopar end caps. (no jugs)
Mopar front hoop
Powder coated mirrors
3. Oct. 2016
5 New 31-10.5-15 ironman mud tires
5 Used 2004 ALCOA jeep wheels (polished and cleaned)
New bed-tred front and rear, with dyno-mat on floor boards
New besttop seat covers front and rear
4 New grab handles
Drilled upper tailgate hinge (swings free just looks corroded)

4. Driving while saving money to fix vibes and all the new clunks






YEAR TWO 76,000 miles

5. Sep. 2017
New bosch fuel pump
Changed oil amsoil and flushed transmission (using ATF4 dad’s method)
Repaired trans line leaks
Installed Currie Curectlync
Spicer upper/lower ball joints right /left
Spicer u-joints frt. axel
DPG Ultimate OME 3” lift kit with all the fixins minus body lift
*Removed the budget boost and various odds and ends

6. Nov 2017
Installed JB Conversions super short slip yoke eliminator
Installed Tom Wood’s drive shafts front and rear
Savvy shift cable
New transmission mount
Repaired cross member with new NUT-SERTS

7. Driving this winter to see how I like my progress

8. NEEDED
a. New rear gate hinges (exo gate in budget)
b. Blower motor, resistor, switch, soldered connections??( it does not run on high)
c. A/C compressor clutch squeals
d. ????????? whatever comes up
9. NEXT on the LIST
a. DANA 44 (still lookin )
b. Gears 4.10 maybe
c. ARB Selectable Lockers
d. Fenders and rockers
e. Under side skids
f. 33X10.5 tires ( I like the look)
10. Just installed 12/26/18
a. MEX-GS820BT
b. Infinity kappa up front
c. 6.5 Polk in sound bar
d. JL Audio 12” powered sub in back
1998 JEEP TJ WRANGLER (BLACK)

Modifications

Drivetrain
4.0
as good as it gets
Interior
bed-tread
best top seat covers
Exterior
Plain Jane
Audio
sony mex-gs820bt
infinity kappa up front
polk 6.5 in bar
JL audio 12" powered sub in back
Suspension
DPG ultimate minus the body lift
Wheel and Tire
BFG mud's on ALCOA rims (summer)
yokahoma ATS on gambler rims (winter)

all 10
31X10.5X15

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