Originally Posted by troy70
Seriously? You'd be better off getting rid of the 2wd for whatever you can get for it, then buy a used 4wd in comparable shape. Smart selling and buying should leave you with at least $4k for a lift and tires, and a good bit of maintenance on the new rig. I wouldn't put it into a 2wd at all.
Thanks for you service!
^^ This. Sell the 2wd for 3K, and buy a 4wd for 6k (you can get a lot of WJ for 6k). Take the remaining 2k and buy a 3" lift kit and some tires, and use the rest for changing all the fluids on your new-to-you 4wd WJ.
And ditto, thanks for your service...
2000 WJ Limited 4.7L
(IRO 3" Lift, Bilstein 5100s, 3/4" KOR front spring spacers, IRO adj. track bar, stock Silverblade rims in matte black powdercoat, 245/75/16 Goodyear Duratracs, Akebono caliper upgrade, OE cracks on armrest...)