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Old 12-07-2010, 09:52 PM
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I bought this 97 xj 4.0 2wd about a month ago for a daily driver well i hate the look of a stock jeep so im looking to lift it.

My plans are a 3-4.5 inch lift that im going to try to piece together for cheap.

Possible 4x4 conversion or just a locker.

A stinger bumper because it builds character.

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I don't know from experience, but from what I've read you'd be better off just buying a 4wd. Good luck with everything, and lets see some more pics!
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looks good,needs atleast new rims and tires,but i like it
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So i was in class the other day and I pulled in the jeep so i could check it out because it was wayyy to cold outside and found that it needed a new steering damper and swaybar bracket bushings so i ran to autozone and fixed that.
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id do a 4x4 conversion before id lift if i were you
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have 32s laying in the garage just need proper lift to fit these suckers. lol
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have 32s laying in the garage just need proper lift to fit these suckers. lol
Lift?! You dont need no stinkin' lift! Heres mine, trimmed fenders, stock height, no sway bars and 31" Bighorns... Fawker' flexes like a hooker doped up on muscle relaxers..
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Lift?! You dont need no stinkin' lift! Heres mine, trimmed fenders, stock height, no sway bars and 31" Bighorns... Fawker' flexes like a hooker doped up on muscle relaxers..
hahaha nice. ya but i want lift. id hate to hack her up shes really pretty
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used 4wd trans w/ warranty 400
junkyard t-case 150
linkage/shifter 20
driveshaft 20 each
front axle 140

wasnt too big a deal for me to convert mine
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ya im not to worried about it. im waiting for the right deal if it come it come if not oh well. i wheel maybe once a year so its no biggie.
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leave it 2wd, lock the rear, i smell a prerunner build.
if you don't know what i mean check this forum out http://www.naxja.org/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=230

its basically lifted jeep+ high speed= cream in your pants. or a load of **** haha i think it depends if you have death wobble or not
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haha! my jeeps got *****. ya i think im leaving it 2wd but if i get the chance ill convert it!
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haha hey at least you wont need a t-case drop or SYE with your lift lol.....gotta look on the bright side

but if (when) you convert it i'd say pick up a rust bucket/ slightly wrecked clunker that has the drive train parts you need for the swap.....beats making 40 runs to the pick-n-pull to get what you need
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haha hey at least you wont need a t-case drop or SYE with your lift lol.....gotta look on the bright side

but if (when) you convert it i'd say pick up a rust bucket/ slightly wrecked clunker that has the drive train parts you need for the swap.....beats making 40 runs to the pick-n-pull to get what you need
that was the plan. and iknow thats what i liek about the 2wd is that the ds is longer and no tcase lol
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Gettin jk shocks tomorrow. Now all I need is the zj coils and ill be ready to lift it.
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