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sgtjdgelinas’ 1997 Jeep Wrangler Sport

Discussion in 'Member's Rides' started by sgtjdgelinas, Sep 24, 2018.

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    sgtjdgelinas TJ Enthusiast
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    9A24B593-A7D5-4530-99D7-18BFB07A5837.jpeg Bought my 97 sport in early 2017, 4.0 5 speed with 6 inch lift, 4:88 gears in D30/35 axles with 37 13.5r16 tires on it.
    Eventually I went down to 35 12.5r17 tires on Jk rims using adapters.
    How it looked when I first bought it.
     
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    0F56C7BC-214E-4ED4-A9D0-8F0ACB8581F8.jpeg First time I took the top down. 4C143952-ADE3-40D5-87C0-BECC54D398A7.jpeg Teaching my son that Jeeps can do work. F0D63A74-E7FA-4B76-B3A7-1139AD860A12.jpeg First time with the windshield down. And with the 35’s on. 8ACC21AD-64AD-401B-8642-59C986EA6C3B.jpeg Showing the Apex Weekend Warriors what’s cool about TJ’s.
     
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    E647CE4F-F3AB-4BDA-9E98-05672B3F8B96.jpeg Pulled that oversized t-case drop out of it. 58CC74BD-7B21-4256-AF3B-1E4B01E4E1AF.jpeg Where it’s supposed to be. Now I can actually use my cup holder and still shift into second.
     
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    B06A28E5-DE3C-4637-901C-BC8FA7F166D9.jpeg AD310BC2-20DF-4988-BC44-9FBB921111B6.jpeg Had to get that pinion angle correct.
     
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    FC599CB3-1341-409B-9454-2E44B85C52CF.jpeg Finally got a spare and mounted it, still need a matching tire and to paint the rim, but it’ll do for now.
     
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    62FAAC83-1C9B-4B3F-9B13-8EEF5CC1A584.jpeg 225 75r15s with 6 inch lift? Lots of uptravel? Yes/no...
     
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    37's on a D35?! Talk about tempting fate.
     
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    When I rotated the tires I noticed one of the axles has been replaced. I’ve been waiting for it to break so I can convince my wife I need to upgrade.
     
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    98022E6E-D7CC-4F0A-A5A5-30E49261B78B.jpeg 7DF05E57-7155-436B-9B12-073FA8E260CD.jpeg Pulled the seats and painted the floor. Only a couple small spots with rust.
     
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    That looks fantastic. Very nice work. Looks showroom new!
     
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    FB0FCFCA-7B9B-49D1-BBBA-4B4CF8E878FD.jpeg 8E727AC3-8D84-4F4E-AFFB-76ED974E2B54.jpeg 292E7EF7-40FF-4BFD-8FE8-A253120E0B36.jpeg Out on the trail at Uwharrie this weekend.
     
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    Not my wrangler, throwback to when I built a bumper on my Cherokee. D99668FC-FA8C-4919-875B-FB95B1F755AA.jpeg 76464102-51C5-4C3E-86D9-39BBDE4BB8FF.jpeg BCA145BE-136B-4257-86DD-DA4C2F2F1E62.jpeg 877E4385-4822-4095-B806-BCA0CA94A080.jpeg 77CD5C84-188C-4EDA-9120-17D7F8BC5C60.jpeg
     

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