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post #1 of 8 Old 09-01-2004, 12:13 PM Thread Starter
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Bought my first YJ last night!!!

So I finally entered the YJ world!!! I picked up a '92 last night and couldn't be happier. Just had to share with somebody that might understand my excitement...


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post #3 of 8 Old 09-01-2004, 12:47 PM
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Congrats were are you located?

89 Yj 6cyl
4" Lift
Welded Tow Hooks Front & Rear
Soft Top (hard top got lost in a rollover)
KC Daylighters
55 watt running lights mounted in Frame for Night Rockin
33/12.50/15 Buckshot Mudders
Rear Lock-rite (best mod ever!)
Detroit Front Locker
2" BL

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post #4 of 8 Old 09-01-2004, 12:52 PM
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Welcome to the Loony Bin!

Looks good. What size tires, lift, etc?

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It looks like you stepped into a semi-built Jeep already.
JMO-I'd make sure that all of the fluids have been changed.
1) Front and rear diffs
2) t-case
3) transmission
4) brake fluid

Also, change the fuel filter!

Other than the stickers, I think that you scored.

Red 93 YJ
33" X-Terrains/Super 35 kit/Detroit Locker/4.88 gears
RE 4.5" ED lift/SYE & Tom Woods shaft/Tera 4low
Warn bumpers F & R/Warn gas tank skid
4 point harnesses/Poison Spyder sliders
Warrior Corner Guards/JKS Quick Disco's & telescoping front track bar/M.O.R.E. Rear traction bar/PSC ram steering
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post #6 of 8 Old 09-01-2004, 04:31 PM
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nice choice, I have an 87 that is the same color, but I have the hard top on it right now. good luck keeping any money in the bank after buying it though, it will all go away.

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It looks like there is something wrong with the soft top in the rear like the spreader bars aren't up or are missing.

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Thanks guys! I'm excited. I'm a former TJ owner so this will be a new experience for me! (I figured I'd wait to tell you that until I was accepted - lol) Anyway here are the specs:

53,500 miles
I think it's a 3" lift, but it may be 3.5 or 4". Looks to be all accomplished via springs.
33x12.50 tires
Warn m8000 winch
Wilderness rack
aftermarket bumpers - wouldn't have been my first choice but better than stock
They were asking $5500 and I got it for $4300.

The windsheild is cracked, and it has a slight rear pinion seal leak, but other than that it seems solid. Oh, and yeah the soft top is saggy. RCHavok797 you mentioned spreader bars?? I bought this from a lady who knew very little about the top so I have no idea how it goes up or down or what it should look like. Is there a good source online for this?

Oh yeah - good call PDW. My first stop with any new vehicle is fresh fluids and filters all the way around.

Thanks for looking! - Chris
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