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Old 05-03-2019, 07:45 AM   #781
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Greetings,

I have a 97 zj that has been my family vehicle for over 10 years. I have decided to make her more off road worthy. Plans include a 5.5 inch long arm lift on 33s. Currently I am building an 8.8 rear end I got from the wrecking yard to install. I'm very excited.
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Old 05-08-2019, 12:50 AM   #782
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Welcome, now start modding that thing!
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Old 05-10-2019, 11:43 AM   #783
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Hi all,

Recently bought a 2005 WK 5.7L HEMI the end of last year. Living in UT it just made sense. I don’t know a lot about Jeeps, but I have a lot of plans for mine. Purchased it with a K&N cold air, BBK throttle body, Upgrade brakes, Flowmaster exhaust, and a performance tune. I recently put a 2” RC lift, Bilstein shocks, 1.5” spacers, and 265/70R 17 BF KO2 tires. I am excited to keep adding mods and take it out exploring. Maybe finally checking out Moab.
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Old 06-03-2019, 08:09 AM   #784
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Hello, I'm a recent purchaser of a 2004 WJ Laredo 4.0l 4x4. I hope to find useful info on this site's forums, as I upgrade my new HEEP's capabilities.
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Old 06-09-2019, 07:14 PM   #785
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New to the forum and relatively to the GC. Got a '98 ZJ basically given to me a couple years back with a blown d35 and 220k on the clock.

Just got around to tinkering with it. Too many irons in the fire but oh well.. it's nearly road worthy now.
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Old 06-10-2019, 10:39 AM   #786
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welcome to the forum guys
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Old 06-11-2019, 03:30 PM   #787
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Hi yes I'm a chick so be patient with me lol. A friend and I are constantly working on a 2000 jeep GC 4.0L 4x4 I bought a couple years ago. I have basically rebuilt the thing.
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Old 06-13-2019, 06:41 AM   #788
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Newbie here as well! Picked up a 95 ZJ Limited with the 5.2L on the super cheap! Installed a 2" bb with 31x10.5 with 1.5" wheel spacers Trimmed the front bumper cover. ARB front winch bumper with XRC9500 winch. Just bought the NP242 for the swap. OME heavy coils on the way to replace bb. Now looking into underbody protection and rear locker.(Dana35C, No I'm not planning on replacing the rear end. I'ts an overland project, not a rock crawler.) Would love to fabricate a rear spare tire carrier eventually to give me more space inside.
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Old 07-04-2019, 03:04 PM   #789
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New Jeep owner and forum member, 2008 WK Red Rock Crystal Grnd Cherokee Laredo. Jeep/Mercedes Benz cross powered by Daimler OM642 3L CRD turbo diesel and W5J400 transmission. Equipped similarly to a low end Grand Cherokee Limited. So fr have gotten 16.9mpg freeway towing, city mileage averaging 18.1mpg, and highway 21.6 @ 70mph. Already downloaded 1/3 of my tunes to the 430 HDD. Rides better than our 2006 Tuscon or 1999 RAM 2500 4x4 did. By far the most comfortable vehicle of any type I've owned.

Planned mods to include bug guard, side window deflectors, skid plates, and maybe Green Diesel Engineering chip and tune for increased mileage/power/torque. Planned uses includes every day driver, towing travel trailer and/or boat, and vacationing. No plans for Rubicon runs or Sierra Trek, been there and done that in other peoples' Jeeps. We will explore back dirt roads for sweet fishing spots and out of the way places.
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