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F.S. 1997 Jeep Wrangler

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by 04ram1500, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. 04ram1500

    04ram1500 Member
    Messages: 97

  2. cjshloman

    cjshloman Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    Any plow stuff for this rig??
  3. 04ram1500

    04ram1500 Member
    Messages: 97

    No, we did not use this as a plow rig. So no plow parts are installed or available.
  4. bugthug

    bugthug Senior Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 268

    How is the frame? Did you do the transfercase drop with the lift?
  5. 04ram1500

    04ram1500 Member
    Messages: 97

    We purchased it with the lift already done, unknown if the t-case was dropped or not. It looks like there are 1" spacers on the skid plate to drop it down. I will see if I can get a couple pictures.
    From what I can see of the frame it looks to be solid, although there is the normal amount of rust for a '97.
  6. 04ram1500

    04ram1500 Member
    Messages: 97

    Here are a couple pics of the underside. First one is the skid plate. If you would like more just ask.


  7. Greenmtboy

    Greenmtboy Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 372

    What does it need for work?
  8. 04ram1500

    04ram1500 Member
    Messages: 97

    As said above there is motor work that is needed, I believe it has a lifter knock.
    Otherwise there is some rust on the body that isn't too bad but will need to be addressed. If you want I could snap some pics tomorrow.
    Also there is some vibration going down the road. It might be the rear driveshaft, because when you remove it and run in 4 wheel drive the vibration is gone.
    If you want a better expanation give me a call tomorrow after 3pm