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    Caught the Bug Raven Moon's Avatar
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    Need some advise

    OK I have a question. I live on a fixed income and I want to make upgrades and some mods to my 2013 Jeep Sahara Unlimited (yes I know its expensive and I live on a fixed income). I need to know a good budget for some mods and upgrades. I do no intend to be a mall crawler nor a rock crawler. I wish to traverse the trails and rough roads in the south west NV, TX, AZ, NM, UT and some other areas.
    I do need recovery, communications, tires, minor lift (disabled Vet) and a few others things for my vehicle. Problem is I am no mechanic and need a base budget to begin with.
    Please help
    Thank you for your time
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    well what is your over all goal? hight and tire size!

    You could do a small leveling kit and 33s pretty cheap
    you could do a 1.75 spacer lift and 35s and cut fenders!

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    I would say $4000 could get you a really capable rig.

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    thanks

    33's sound good, I may have to find smaller stock wheels on the cheep some place as I have the larger wheels. The 1.75 spacer lift works too. and $4000 sounds like a good place to start. I am also new tho the Jeep life. Thanks guys
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raven Moon View Post
    33's sound good, I may have to find smaller stock wheels on the cheep some place as I have the larger wheels. The 1.75 spacer lift works too. and $4000 sounds like a good place to start. I am also new tho the Jeep life. Thanks guys
    why do you need smaller wheels yours are fine??

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    skids underneath, recovery gear,tools, cb is nice also and onboard air is nice to have also. just take your time and build it with quality parts. a stock jeep will get you around pretty good. good luck with your build

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    Quote Originally Posted by noroad View Post
    why do you need smaller wheels yours are fine??
    i think saharha rims are 18" guessing he wants 17"

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    Quote Originally Posted by olram30 View Post
    i think saharha rims are 18" guessing he wants 17"
    Probably looking at the price difference when the rim size changes. It can be pretty substantial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by noroad View Post
    why do you need smaller wheels yours are fine??
    Yah tire prices seem to be lower for the smaller diameter wheels. If I can make better on the cost with unused smaller stock wheels someone is selling on the cheep then I may go that way. If not I will stick with the 19's. Things I have learned for my next Jeep purchase.
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    Keep a eye out for people selling parts or tires.

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