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Unread 05-23-2012, 09:17 PM   #1
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What should i do first

Just recently purchased a 1998 wrangler and I don't know what to do first I was thinking kc lights fogs or high lights I want to mount them to my wind shield

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Unread 05-23-2012, 09:36 PM   #2
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How about just drive it? Wheel it? and have fun. Those lights without the NEED are just stupid waste of money. Fogs need to be mounted as low as you can. The other type depend on the type. They will have instructions on best height.
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Unread 05-23-2012, 09:50 PM   #3
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Change all fluids & check torque on suspension & steering
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Unread 05-23-2012, 09:52 PM   #4
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Take off those side steps

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Unread 05-23-2012, 10:07 PM   #5
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Change all fluids & check torque on suspension & steering

This 1000%. Get some aftermarket lights for the front bumper. Much better primary spot than the windshield. Hellas bolt right up.
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Unread 05-24-2012, 12:05 AM   #6
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Put down top, remove doors, fill with fuel and girls and just drive.


It's a start, anyway.



In all seriousness, if you're going right offroad, I think the first step is armoring up underneath. All the cosmetics in the world aren't going to help an engine without oil!!!
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Unread 05-24-2012, 12:08 AM   #7
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Put down top, remove doors, fill with fuel and girls and just drive.

It's a start, anyway.
Heh heh, I was gonna say...enjoy the Jeep, and the free time, until something breaks

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Unread 05-24-2012, 02:33 PM   #8
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Do I need to but really locating brackets to take doors off

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Unread 05-24-2012, 03:24 PM   #9
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Paint those rims black. Congrats BTW
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Unread 05-24-2012, 06:33 PM   #10
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Omg please don't paint the wheels black. Jeep looks great.
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Unread 05-24-2012, 09:12 PM   #11
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Yeah, change all your fluids, if you want lights go with KC Hilites 130w next to your windshield.
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Unread 05-24-2012, 09:36 PM   #12
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I just recently changed all fluids and differentials and also replaced my sway bar links on front. My soft top is near the end of its life should I get a hard top or another soft top I live in pa

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Unread 05-24-2012, 10:05 PM   #13
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I just recently changed all fluids and differentials and also replaced my sway bar links on front.
Did you change the brake and power steering fluid also, what transmission do you have?

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Unread 05-24-2012, 10:41 PM   #14
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I just recently changed all fluids and differentials and also replaced my sway bar links on front. My soft top is near the end of its life should I get a hard top or another soft top I live in pa

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now is the time to buy a hard top, as soon as the winter comes, prices go up on craigslist. i personally prefer it for just driving around/daily driver. anything else go soft.
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Unread 05-24-2012, 11:06 PM   #15
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I live in PA as well. I say go with soft top. Hard-tops are so damn expensive. $600-1000 would get you some slick armor underneath, and some quick discos.
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