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post #16 of 33 Old 09-29-2008, 08:54 AM
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You can trim your fender flares.

Best cheap mod I like are the round tail lights that are flush with the body. I paid 20 bucks for both of mine.

Foot pegs are cheap and easy to make if you ride without your doors.

There is a really good thread in the TJ forum its a sticky its called what have you made for your TJ


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post #17 of 33 Old 11-05-2008, 05:58 PM
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remove traction bars and sway bars
HOW THE HECK DO YOU DO THAT!
(whoa caps)
but seriously, is it hard?
and other than what you stated is there any disadvantage?

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post #18 of 33 Old 11-05-2008, 06:25 PM
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Read this thread.

Everything you need to know about removing track bars or swaybar.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/showt...oving+sway+bar

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post #19 of 33 Old 11-05-2008, 06:30 PM
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thank you:]

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post #20 of 33 Old 11-30-2008, 09:53 PM
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cheap mods for the YJ

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You can trim your fender flares.
There is a really good thread in the TJ forum its a sticky its called what have you made for your TJ
We have the exact same one for YJīs search that...also the "I made a____for my YJ...lots of good ideas (its all homemade stuff)..hereīs the link

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i-made-_____-my-yj-post-your-homemade-jeep-stuff-here-457361/

a cheap mod you can do is to add storage room with ammo boxes,, in the thread above you can find what i did.

weīre in the same boat,,,, in college and broke jjajaja

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post #21 of 33 Old 09-13-2010, 06:30 PM
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Do you have any more info about this lift. I want to give my Yj a little bit of a lift.
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post #22 of 33 Old 09-22-2010, 06:38 AM
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Here's a link for the tank conversion.

15 to 20 gal
I did this to mine and its the best thing that I have done to it so far. It used to take me 30 min to fill up my jeep and now it fills up like it should
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post #23 of 33 Old 09-29-2010, 03:22 PM
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I didnt see what year you have, but you could do the Blazer heater upgrade. I did it last weekend and it is AMAZING!! Nutter bypass, and emissions removal. I removed all my unnecessary vacuum lines and it runs GREAT. Once again, not sure about the year but search this forum for any of the aforementioned mods and youll get a lot of posts. Good luck!
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post #24 of 33 Old 07-20-2011, 03:14 PM
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On 2.5l liter engines you can visit the local junk yard and do a 4.0l throttle body convertion swap should run about 30 bucks or so just make sure the cherokee or wrangler you pull it out of is the same year or newer for emissions
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post #25 of 33 Old 10-04-2011, 07:53 PM
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great reading!!!

Holy smokes this is great info! I keep coming to this site then google something that comes right back to it!
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post #26 of 33 Old 09-26-2012, 06:35 PM
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$15 mod!

A cool mod you can do is Rhino Line or Bedline your grille. I just did that to mine with Rustoleum Truck Bedliner spray for $7 and also bought a sheet of diamond mesh lath from home depot for $8 that I attached a section of it to the inside of the grille to use as a rock guard for protection of my radiator. I chose to spray paint the lath black so that is would not be noticeable and the grille looks awesome. As long as you follow the instructions on the can and just apply like 4 light coats, you will be good.
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post #27 of 33 Old 10-20-2012, 08:05 AM
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Some awesome tips. thanks to all the contributors!

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post #28 of 33 Old 10-23-2012, 06:56 PM
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tubes fenders around $80 dollars





Tire carrier from s10 blazer, cost 30$ and 10$ in grinding wheels.



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post #29 of 33 Old 10-27-2012, 10:44 PM
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good ideas Ill have to print this one out for my step dad since he has a yj
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post #30 of 33 Old 11-27-2012, 11:00 AM
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Paint it to look like what you want it to...... less than $100!!
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