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Your grandpappy drove these!

This is what my 1999 Jeep Wrangler Sport looked like when I bought it in 2002. The PO actually had the audacity of slapping a set of P205's on it! First step was to ditch the 205s and put AT LEAST 31" tires on it.

Within 3 months of ownership, the 4" suspension lift was added. Also ditched the stock exhaust for 2 1/2" pipe on a Banks TorqueTube Header. Stock intake was disposed of properly for an AFE Brute intake.

Next were the American Racing 767 rims and 32" BFG Mud 'em in exchange for a weekends worth of deck building.

Of course, it all needed testing at Paragon AP in Hazleton, PA. Seems to be working fine so far.

The original 4.0 litre six is waiting to be replaced with a Golen 4.6 Litre stroker motor...putting out somewhere around 285 HP and 315 Ft. Lbs. The Golen motor will also benefit from a Hypertech Power Programmer to re-map the fuel delivery and boost bottom end torque. Hypertech claims an added 25 HP and 40 Ft. Lbs., but that remains to be seen. Both are in my garage awaiting installation. Good numbers for a straight six. The AR767's and 32" BFG Muds were swapped out for a set of Mickey Thompson Classic II's and 33" Baja Claws. All due respect to the boys that drove the predecessors of this Jeep while defending our country and freedom.

No, I'm not a Steelers fan.

At a local car show last summer ('10). No other Wranglers or CJs in the show...just a Cherokee and a Suzuki Samurai (Jeep Wannabe).

One of the many reasons why I have a Jeep.


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Anonymous on Jul 21, 2008 said:

In California we would't be seen with white letters out

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Deadhead on Jul 21, 2008 said:

Well, as you'll notice, I used a Sharpie and colored them all in the last pic.

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ghpcnm on May 19, 2011 said:

I really like that yellow accent on the front. My wife is gonna be posting pics of her Sahara soon so you won't be lonely on here.

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Deadhead on May 19, 2011 said:

Thanks! These pics are severely there's a winch in place of the yellow frame cover. Let me know when the Sahara pics are posted...I'll check it out.

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ghpcnm on May 19, 2011 said:

You got it man !!! My wife is a Jeep Freak and I'm more into comfy road cars. LOL !!! (See my Riv)

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Deadhead on Jan 31, 2014 said:

Waiting for those Sahara pics, Dave! Riv is still looking tasty.

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