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  1. Potential wrangler newbie

    General Jeep Discussion
    Hey all, I’m new to the forum and potentially new to the wrangler fam. I’m going to check out an ‘01 wrangler sport tomorrow from a private seller, and if all goes well it could be mine for $4500. I’m going with a buddy of mine who has the exact same wrangler, so he can give me his two cents...
  2. Buying my first Jeep

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Hey guys, just joined the group, stoked to be here. I’ve got a couple of wranglers in my sights, looking to purchase before summer really sets in but I have no idea what issues to look for before I buy. Does anybody have advice for a first time buyer? Any common problems that I should check for...
  3. Newbie Lift Help

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Hi all I have a 2017 JK Sahara with manual transmission (3.6L V6 Engine) which happens to be my daily driver. I live in a remote area in the mountains where we get a lot of snow so I need my rig to work! I do offroad blue trails a couple times a year but nothing intense. I'm currently...
  4. I am Newbie and in need of some advice

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Hello - I have been doing research on buying a 2015-2017 Wrangler Unlimited Sports Plus or a Sahara. I am looking to buy a stock (nonmodified) Wrangler. Here are some of my questions that I am having a hard time finding answers to: 1. If I do a 2.5-inch lift kit with 35-inch tires, do I...
  5. Newbie looking for advice

    JL Wrangler General Discussion
    Hello everyone! I'm new to this forum and a hopeful future Wrangler owner. I currently have a '18 Grand Cherokee (my 3rd Jeep overall) so I'm pretty familiar with the Jeep brand. I also have a '16 WRX which I'm looking to trade in for a JLU. I'm new to this scene so please excuse my naivety...
  6. Newbie with exhaust question

    JK Tech Forum
    Just got a Recon 17 unlimited and lifted it AEV 3.5 lift and running 35s. Looking to upgrade the exhaust system for a louder beefier sound. Which one do you guys prefer. I was told it may actually increase the MPG on the highway as well. Was looking at the flowmaster or magnaflow :worthy:
  7. New to TJ from UK

    TJ General Discussion Forum
    Hi Everyone Just bought my first Jeep back in February as a daily driver. It's a TJ 4.0l Speed manual. Puts a smile on my face overtime I drive it. I guess that will be the same engine as was in my late Dad's 97 grand cherokee. It's a pretty standard and unmodded TJ. It does have uprated...
  8. Newbie

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Just picked up my 17 Rubincon recon and looking to lift it. I will be using it a s a daily commute car. Would like to run 35s tires and wanted input on which lift kit and whether or not i so should go with a 2.5 or 4 inch lift since that's all Jeep has available that would be warranted. Thank...
  9. New Potential Jk 17' need help

    JK General Discussion Forum
    hey how are you all, I'm in the process of looking into buying a 2017 Wrangler unlimited. I'm stuck between building a jeep to obtain the 6speed and 3.73 gears or just settle with a "Big Bear" package from the dealer. my overall goals are to lift the vehicle about 3.5 inches and slap on some...
  10. Need some advice on mods & not just bcuz I'm a female LOL

    JK Pics Forum
    So I finally got another Jeep yesterday, this will be my 3rd but Ive not had one since 1996 so I am soooooo out of the Jeep loop now. My love for them tho never died, finally my kids are big enough & I can afford to have one but not have to drive it everyday. My question from you pros, the...
  11. Is this deal legit to scoop tomorrow?!?! ( Thanks in advance! )

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Hi registered today and posting for the first time on the hopes of getting my first Jeep tomorrow! Almost went with a Grand Cherokee but I test drove a Rubicon Hard Rock and we both fell in love, haha. Anyway after wrestling with dealers here in Illinois I found a 2016 Hard Rock Unlimited...
  12. Buying my first jeep

    JK Tech Forum
    Hello all, I am currently in process of searching for my first jeep. I came across one that I like but I want to make sure that the price is fair. Details are as follows: 1999 Jeep Wrangler 96,000 miles 6 inch Teraflex lift 35 inch tires with a spare Dana 40 front axle Dana 60 rear axle Grand...
  13. Re-gearing a 3.21 JK Sport

    JK Tech Forum
    I have always been a car driver, so I have no experience with wheeling. So I need some advice please. I just bought a 2014 JK Sport S (3.6L Automatic) with factory 255/75R17 tires BUT i just discovered that it has a 3.21 axle ratio. From all the reading I have been doing, it appears that this...
  14. Newbie - Wrangler Reliability?

    General Jeep Discussion
    I'm thinking about making the switch from a 2008 FJ to a Wrangler, mostly for $$$ reasons (would like to pay off the wife's Grand Cherokee). My FJ is very low mileage and completely paid off so I'm looking to get into a Wrangler for about $10k so I can put the profit from the sale of the FJ into...
  15. Newbie Upgrade Questions

    JK General Discussion Forum
    Hello! Im new to the whole upgraded jeep world, but fortunately after 1 year I was finally able to get my 2014 JKU a 2.5 inch rubicon express lift, some 35 inch Nitto Trail Grapplers and a smittybilt oversized tire carrier. I was planning my next upgrade to be a bumper and winch combo to be able...
  16. Soft Top Pro Tip: 2008 Model Year

    JK General Discussion Forum
    So, I got *super* excited about trying out the soft top on the jeep I got last month. It finally stopped raining up here in Portland, OR for just long enough, and the temperature was up to about 50F. I thought, "YES YES YES," as I wanted to give it a go. On the 2008 Jeep, there's a lovely...
  17. YJ V8 help?

    YJ General Discussion Forum
    I currently have a 1989 wrangler with the 4.2 carbureted I6 in it. I love my wrangler and I love my 4.2, but I live in northeast Ohio where it gets pretty cold and I know it would cost me some money, but im looking to v8 swap for better power, better fuel economy, and have it be fuel injected...
  18. MIL Light came on twice? Just bought my JK

    JK Tech Forum
    Hi, New to the forum. I just bought a 2012 Sport 2Dr this weekend from Jim Click in Tucson. Overall in great shape. Covered for 2000 miles and thats it. It came with a full tank of gas. Its an Automatic but I was useing the +/- shift option then the MIL light came on-not for long blinked then...
  19. SoCal newbie: looking for someone to do a 1st run with me this weekend

    California Jeep Forum
    Hey guys and gals, I am in SoCal (Marina Del Rey) this summer for a few more weeks finishing up an internship. I have never really taken my car off roading before (except on the frozen lakes back home in MN). I have a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 2 door stock w/ sway disconnect and axle lock. I...
  20. 2.5L Belts tightened but still squealing

    YJ Tech Forum
    I know this isn't a new issue, but for some reason tightening the belt did not fix mine like it seems to have fixed most everyone else's. It has a new belt it was the best "Gates" belt that they had. When I tightened it my squealing got worse. It seems to be coming from the left side of the...
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