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Ozzie’s 2003 Jeep Wrangler Sahara

Discussion in 'Member's Rides' started by Ozzie, Jul 19, 2018.

  1. Ozzie

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    Nice looking stock Jeep!
     
  3. Ozzie

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    Thanks Red, I replaced my 76 CJ-5 a few months ago with this 2003. Wow 2 more gears to run through! Jeep has the 4.0 and has a D44 rear end which was a option in 2003. Not too many mods planned, this is my 3rd wrangler and I keep them pretty basic....
     
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    Very clean, I like it. Looks like the previous owner took great care of it
     
  5. Ozzie

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    I searched for about a year. Most of the Jeeps in Tennessee have some rust issues. I went down south for this one.
     
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    That's a beautiful dark green, what is the official jeep name of that color?
     
  7. Ozzie

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    Thank you, Shale metallic Green is color. Looking for a hardtop, I think the tan one will go good with the green
     
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    Very nice Sahara, congratulations. I have those same tires on my Tacoma, they had been on my JK before, and I decided to keep them when I sold it. Did you put those on yourself, and if so, what size?
     
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    Great tires! 31x1050’s. We have always used the hankook brand. The original tires were Goodyear Wranglers that had some dry rot issues.
     
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    The other black items on the Jeep look good, a black top might go well with everything else. Tan does look good with green, though...
     
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    I like the black a little better as well. I would buy either one if the price is right!!
     
  12. Ozzie

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    Your rubicon looks awesome. I prefer simple looking jeeps. Is that a 2.5 lift?
     
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    It is. I know they are generally referred to as a 2.5" lift, but mine is the OME light duty, and the lift is more like 2". It is all that I need with the 32" tires. I think I will look for those Hankook tires in a 32" size. Hopefully I can find some in load range C.
     
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    Very very nice rig! Love the the color and the stance. Also thank you for the hard top storage ideas. I like wood working and I have a pretty good idea how to build my own now. The photos are wonderful.
     
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    Nice looking ride. Yeah, the extra gears took a minute to get accustomed to.
     

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