post #1 of Old 08-22-2013, 11:07 AM Thread Starter
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I dont know what i have

I recently just got a 2004 wrangler but I'm not sure if it is a tj or a rubicon does anyone know how to tell the difference between them
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post #2 of Old 08-22-2013, 11:14 AM
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TJ is a model. Rubicon is a trim level. 2 completely different things. A TJ is any normal SWB Wrangler made from '97-'06. An LJ is any LWB Wrangler made from '04-'06, marked by an "Unlimited" decal on the side of the tub. A Rubicon is the top trim level for TJ/LJ's made from '03-'06. They are distinguishable by the "Rubicon" hood decal, Moab wheels, front and rear Dana 44's an Dash Locker switches (among other non-visible attributes).

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post #3 of Old 08-22-2013, 11:17 AM
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Check the side of the tub for any decals specifying the trim level

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post #4 of Old 08-22-2013, 11:20 AM
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or just post a picture.

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I would add more better pictures but my dad took the car to work
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You have a Sport

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post #7 of Old 08-22-2013, 12:16 PM
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TJ sport model with aftermarket flares.

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post #9 of Old 08-22-2013, 02:32 PM
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Its tough to not post something real inappropriate with a title of the thread like that.

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post #10 of Old 08-22-2013, 02:34 PM
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I always find it funny that people put "new guy" in their name. I always wonder how long it takes them to realize they can't change their name themselves.

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post #11 of Old 08-22-2013, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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I mostly put that as my name since I'm still really new to this and probably will be quite some time
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post #12 of Old 08-22-2013, 02:41 PM
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I mostly put that as my name since I'm still really new to this and probably will be quite some time
Oh no doubt. I'm sure thats the same reason all the other guys do it.

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post #13 of Old 08-22-2013, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Oh no doubt. I'm sure thats the same reason all the other guys do it.
Yea ill just have to struggle to change it when the time comes that I'm no longer that new to this
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post #14 of Old 08-22-2013, 03:14 PM
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I was new 4 years ago, no longer. Glad I never chose a new guy type name. lol.

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I always wonder how long it takes them to realize they can't change their name themselves.
Not very.

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