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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-18-2007, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
 
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My 1st jeep today

Well i broke down and bought me a 99 hard top sahara , auto 4.0 76000 miles in just about as mint as a 05. Has rusty lift with solid trail arm things,disco something black rims with wrangler mts or something. 32/11.50, its a sand color.Now when i recoop from the price of this thing i want some back bumpers with those hook things and one of those racks in the back that holds 2 gas cans ,shovel and a hi lift :-) where is the best site to buy these things?
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 04-18-2007, 10:03 PM
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Hi Gary...welcome to the board....congrats on our purchase....

Sounds like you got a fairly good setup...but we do have some training to do....
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Those would be "disconnects". You pull the pin, push your front sway bar up out of the way and it improves your articulation. Don't worry...you will get there.
But it does help if you let us know what you plan to do with it. If your planning on doing some real off-roading then it sounds like you have a good head start on the hardware....but if you just want it for the looks......well....ok....we won't go there....

What part of CA? If you in the LA area I know a good fab guy who can build you anything you want.

If you take a pic and post we can geve you a few more details on what you have.

One thing that comes to mind first....32" tires? Do you know if he changed the axle ratio? Because you have an auto, it's not too bad...but you are on the border of needing a higher ratio gear....especially if you want to some serious off-roading.

Get back with us and we'll take it from there.

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373 gears,i want to hit some trails up in big bear and have some fun, i want to use it for what it is but not get on the super crazy trails. But no fire roads for sure If i get a dent i might stop get out and cry about it but move on with a smile. I live in victorville. Hope to get some pics up soon

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After you know what you want get ahold of Welcome to DC's 4 Wheel Parts Center! DC has the best prices I have ever seen, have used him several times, no problem. As for a bumper/gas can/hilift/spare combo, shoot a PM to Jeff, known as Rio Grande.
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Congrats on the jeep, those "thingys" will become more improtanat to you as you start working on the jeep. Good Luck
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