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Unread 04-11-2006, 08:40 PM   #1
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Need input on '96 JGC

I am new to this board and would like to give a little info on what I have and my plans and would like some feedback. I have a '96 Grand Cherokee Ltd. with a 5.2L and it has 187,000 miles on it. I purchased it in '97 with 45k miles on it. It has been a very dependable Jeep and the only things I have done to it are the regular 3,000 mile services, brakes, water pump, radiator, A/C evaporator, and a couple tune-ups. I am thinking of doing some things to help the looks of my jeep as well as the handling. I am considering the BB and 31x10.50-15 tires and wheels. Replacing the control arm bushings, sway bar bushing, and any other suspension piece that is in need of replacing. If you have a reccomendation on what to do or what parts to use please post. Thanks and i have found some good info. here. Thanks!

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Unread 04-11-2006, 09:17 PM   #2
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a BB and 31x10.50R15s are a good start. Add shocks to that list, you probably need 'em anyway.
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on the right track http://www.kevinsoffroad.com/ take a look here
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Unread 04-12-2006, 11:31 AM   #4
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Thanks for the replies. I forgot that I replaced the shocks last year. What BB do most people use? Any better than others? I was also reading here that I can take my front springs out and put them in the rear and buy some springs for the front that will give me 3" of lift. Is that a better way to go?
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Thanks for the replies. I forgot that I replaced the shocks last year. What BB do most people use? Any better than others? I was also reading here that I can take my front springs out and put them in the rear and buy some springs for the front that will give me 3" of lift. Is that a better way to go?

the BB is cheaper and your new shocks would work for awhile as for the f>r swap i have personally done this to my zj and you will need to buy more parts i probably bought more odds and ends stuff that i could have gotten away without and i should have spent my money toward stuff that i needed first
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