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Unread 08-10-2005, 06:22 PM   #1
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off roading

i am looking into getting a zj for off road use only....i was wondering how well do they perform off road and yes it is 4x4

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Unread 08-10-2005, 06:48 PM   #2
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i am looking into getting a zj for off road use only....i was wondering how well do they perform off road and yes it is 4x4
You're kidding, right??? Check the "Picture Thread" to see for yourself.

Speaking from my experience only - They Kick a$$ off road and, if not too built, make an excellent daily driver too (mine is). Don't think that you can't build your new ZJ and still have the best of both worlds.
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Unread 08-10-2005, 07:11 PM   #3
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alright thxs....i just wasnt sure how it did compared to other jeeps
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Unread 08-10-2005, 10:03 PM   #4
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It is coil sprung at all 4 corners like the TJ... Thats nice! With the right parts and equipment the ZJ can be a really nice off-road machine!

visit http://www.kevinsjeepparts.com/ for nice ZJ lifts and stuff!
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Unread 08-11-2005, 06:19 AM   #5
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they work well due to the increased weight, and also the springs at all 4 corners - and if you get the select-a-trac 4x4 system it will have 2 types of high range 4x4 modes to choose from - besides the standard 4x4 low range.

I'd say you will need a minimum of a 2.5" lift, complete undercarrage armor and good 31x10.50 A/T or M/T tires to go offroading - as your curiosity will get the better of you in a completly stock ZJ - and you will wind up being stuck more than you will be wheelin' - not fun

only issue is they are a little harder to navigate tight trails with. other than that, colse the windows, pump the A/C and enjoy off-roading in comfort!
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Unread 08-11-2005, 01:13 PM   #6
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they're as fun as offroading can be in a unibody :P
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