Where do I start!?

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  1. nbthomsen

    nbthomsen New Member

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    I recently got off of Active Duty in the Marine Corps and I need to pick up a hobby. After I wrecked my pontiac it seemed like the perfect occasion to buy a Jeep.

    I have a '05 KJ 4x4 3.7L. I want to do what I can to this thing to make it kick a little bit more ass. I'm looking to lift it a bit, put some armor on it and take it to the trails but I have no idea where to begin.

    I'm far from being a mechanic, mind you. Looking to the minds of you KJ owners to help me out.
     
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    CzarKJ Full Access Member

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    Welcome! You came to the right forum for modification! Take a look around on here for the info. There is a TON. Also I suggest essential skid plates first.
     
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    Leeann Full Access Member

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    Welcome!

    Yep, skid plates first.
     
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    profdlp On The Ledge

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    I bought my 2007 last May and knew absolutely zilch about it. Thanks to hanging around here I am up to at least "Apprentice" level. This forum has saved me from any number of mistakes, some of which would have been expensive lessons to learn. You are not as far from becoming a "mechanic" as you might think. :)
     
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    Luke Full Access Member

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    Welcome ... Congrats ... and Thanks for your service! :D

    Lot's of good reading in the Lift and How-To sections :waytogo:
     
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    Thanks everyone, good lookin' out. Anybody know any good places to get decent skids?