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Having owned both YJ and TJ now. I definitely think that the TJ is a better vehicle (as it should, being the newer incarnation of the wrangler after a 1 year hiatus in '96) but I love a good clean YJ, I think that they are, arguably, the best looking Jeep to date. The dash was very utilitarian, the windshield was still easily collapsible unlike the TJ's that require you remove wiper arms, or JK's (I don't think) even comes down. The YJ was the only real deviation from the 'set in stone' Jeep styling.

Ironic as it is, I remember wishing my YJ had round light when all my friends got TJs, now I just think it made it cooler.

And as far a desecration is concerned, I don't think there's a member on here that wouldn't love to drop a 383 under his hood, or get a free ford 9" (or for the big gunners) a GM 14 bolt. Let's face it, we live for desecration and Jeep knows it, that's why we love them for giving us square lights. Keep 'em square and with the money you save buy a sticker that makes fun of TJ's. I'm sure we'll make fun of that too though.

P.s. welcome to the forum. Please accept this invitation to wave at any and all wranglers.
 

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The square head lights in a YJ are a limited addition as they only made them for 6 or so years. Why would you want to change the main thing that distinguishes a YJ from all other Wranglers?
Personally I only spend money on mods that will help me on the trail and the shape of the headlights I doubt has much to do with that.
It is your rig so do what you want. This is just my input
Jim
The square headlights are ugly and takes away from the jeep look.
 

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Welcome to the Forum RevVan,

Who here hasn.t adopted an ugly dog just because it was ugly, (or something like that)? Then, become fond of the dog.
When I first got my YJ in 2014, I looked into changing to round headlights by grafting the outer skin of a CJ grill panel onto the YJ grill panel. I never got around to it, and now if someone suggested I make the change, I'd tell them "No way". I like the distinct ugliness. It was the style when the vehicle was made and suggests a simpler era.

Good Luck, L.M.
 

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The square headlights are ugly and takes away from the jeep look.
Same can be said for 4 doors, parking lights in the fenders, plastic grills, plastic fenders
 
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The square headlights are ugly and takes away from the jeep look.
C'mon, that took you 15 years to come up with? ;)
If it helps, they're actually rectangle, not square. I am no fan of the look, but the YJ, as the first Wrangler, is the most like the beloved CJ of all of the Wranglers.

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