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Unread 10-26-2009, 10:05 PM   #16
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Let's hope it stays that way.

Mud/water crossings can take their toll on parts that get submerged as you may know.

Mud/deep water = the devil.
Haha mud/deep water is great while you're playing in it though, but it can come back to bite you.

I grew up with big Fords like this (this is actually ours not a google pic lol)


so I know the majority of the little preventative maintenance tricks, but this is my first Jeep and I'm loving it so far!

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Unread 10-26-2009, 10:11 PM   #17
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Cool. Your YJ will thank you whenever it gets a good bath/maintenance/look over after muddin'.
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Unread 10-26-2009, 11:21 PM   #18
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Probably not intentional, but those first two pictures look like oil paintings. I like the effect.
EDIT: Uh, I mean on post #8.
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Unread 10-26-2009, 11:43 PM   #19
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Probably not intentional, but those first two pictures look like oil paintings. I like the effect.
EDIT: Uh, I mean on post #8.
It was getting late that day and the video camera was having trouble with the small amount of light. But thanks I'm glad you like the effect my cheap camera has haha
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Unread 10-27-2009, 12:53 AM   #20
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Here is my Rio Grande before the paint job and engine swap that is going on now I have posted about the engine swap





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Unread 10-27-2009, 01:52 AM   #21
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Yep, it was changed by the dealer before I bought it and it is still amber in color, not milky.
also do not forget to clean the mechanicals of your Jeep after deep mud baths, or you can start kissing wheel bearings, brakes, Ujoints, pulleys, TREs, balljoints, oils, and sensors goodbye.

I learned this the hard way, spent the first year getting my Jeep filthy and mud drenched every other weekend, after a year of that, I began to have loads of problems, and ended up replacing a lot of parts because I didn't keep it clean afterward.

The Jeep now gets washed before I head home after every trip, and I haven't had any real issues since I began doing that 2~3 years ago, although sometimes I leave the mud on the outside for a few weeks to show off
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Unread 10-27-2009, 02:44 AM   #22
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nice. what is on your agenda to do next?
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Unread 10-27-2009, 08:42 AM   #23
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nice. what is on your agenda to do next?
Thanks, I have got to get that lift installed with 33s before anything, it's killing me haha. Then I plan on 4:88s, a rear bumper/tire carrier, and a winch on the front.
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Unread 10-27-2009, 06:16 PM   #24
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Your looks just like mine did when I got it. I have done most of the mod's that you are looking into. Keep posting ?? about different companies and items you will get great feed back as to whats works best, and whom to stay away from.
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Unread 10-27-2009, 09:36 PM   #25
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WHAT A YJ!
... and for $4,000?!?!? ... It's unbelievable!!!
I payed the DOUBLE of that for mine.
It sure has a lot of extras ... but it is NOT in that condition.
And those interiors!!!?! ... beautyfull bro!

CHEERS!

PD: Mine's 4" tall... And I wouldn't dare get into that pond like u did.... You never know what's/where's the bottom of those... until you need to unroll ur winch.

Nice one mate!
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Unread 11-17-2009, 07:35 PM   #26
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Just picked up a set of 33x12.50x15 Dayton Timberline A/T tires for $344. They are literally brand new and still smell like fresh rubber. And whats even better is that the guy I bought them from owns his own shop and told me he would mount and balance them for free!

Lift and tires go on next week
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Unread 11-17-2009, 07:49 PM   #27
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Dam thats a awesome deal, cant wait to see it. Cant wait to see what you think of 33 and stock gearing
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Unread 11-18-2009, 02:14 PM   #28
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Yeah I am prepared for that. I won't have to deal with it for too long, a 4.0 swap is scheduled for next summer.
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Unread 11-18-2009, 02:22 PM   #29
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looks sweet,
gunna look even better with that lift on
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Unread 11-18-2009, 05:02 PM   #30
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Somebody has been in the richlands! I know those creeks and mudholes.
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