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Old September 7th, 2011, 08:57 PM   #1
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This is my second jeep. My first was a Grand Cherokee Limited 96'. Automatic, straight 6 engine with 146,xxx miles. The transmission, the transfer case and the fuel pump all went out at the same time, sad story. So i bought a pontiac sunfire with what little money I had back in May and just yesterday bought my dream car. A jeep wrangler :) Its a 92' YJ Wrangler with a straight 6 engine and automatic tranny and 33 in tires with a 4 inch lift with 156,xxx miles for $1,500. She's got some rust in the frame and the interior needs a lot of work and its steering is very rough and shakes violently at 50+ mph.

Im really not sure where to start workin on her first or how to do some of the things. Can anybody give me some advice please? :)
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:00 PM   #2
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advice for you...... sell it now if you want any money at all.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:03 PM   #3
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advice for you...... sell it now if you want any money at all.
thats is some DAMN good advise
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:05 PM   #4
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get the tires balanced/rotated, and check the steering stabilizer
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:05 PM   #5
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lol i know im gonna be sinking a lot of money into it, but i won't be rock climbing or going to sand dunes with it. Just a lil off-roading.

-littletrucker: That i shall :) I gotta make a check list for this.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:06 PM   #6
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For the price it's decent but when you buy a jeep, generally, you want a stock one with no mods whatsoever and go from there. HOWEVER since you have a YJ I know a guy that has literally TONS of them and has a part for every thing you need. Frames and all. Good prices too. PM me and ill get you his number and information if youd like.
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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:13 PM   #7
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Your shake is from your lift shackles, because all of your caster has been taken out. I would look into a real lift kit, spring over, or lower it and make some flat fenders.

Edit: Nice clean jeep BTW

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Old September 7th, 2011, 09:20 PM   #8
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-wadey

Yea i was thinkin the same thing about the shackles. yea i cleaned her up but i think she looks better with mud on her ;D
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Old September 9th, 2011, 08:58 AM   #9
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It was worth it for the bling bling grille alone.

Yeah, deal with the shimmy, then the frame patch.
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Old September 9th, 2011, 09:25 AM   #10
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Wrong.

Nice looking YJ. Looking forward to the build.
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Old September 11th, 2011, 01:12 AM   #11
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This is a very nice looking Jeep... I see it everyday outside my window.. The frame is the main thing we have to get fixed on it... Tires have good tread depth, but have very bad cracks in the tread. All in all for what he paid for it, he got a good deal. I am sure we can get it fixed, and get it dirty!!
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Old September 11th, 2011, 05:21 AM   #12
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Nice yj. I just fixed the frame on mine with the kit that is sold on this site.
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She needs a lot of work but me and "Jeep_Shaun" have already started and hope to work on the frame soon :)
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She needs a lot of work but me and "Jeep_Shaun" have already started and hope to work on the frame soon :)
He'll get it fixed up good for you.
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Having a jeep means this :

Play with it 2 hours work on it 4. But you'll never want anything else even if it didn't have heat and it was 0 degrees outside you'd rather drive the jeep then your wifes car with heat
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