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2002 Jeep Wrangler - Rock Slide TJ

2002 Jeep Tj Wrangler Cover Photo
Phil Howell | Writer
Posted August 5, 2013

A Hardcore Wrangler Built for the Rocks

We featured Tim Wolford's TJ Unlimited in the November 2009 issue of 4WHEEL DRIVE & SPORT UTILITY MAGAZINE. Before the LJ, Tim owned this 2002 TJ Wrangler. Steve Bennion, owner of Rock-Slide Engineering (R-SE), 'wheeled with Tim, so when the TJ went up for sale, Steve snapped it up and went to work modifying it for his needs.

Steve built the TJ to tackle the places he likes to off-road, such as the Bear River Mountains, and Hurricane and Moab, Utah. The Jeep performs great in every hardcore destination it has visited. Check out the photos for the details.

SPECIFICATIONS
Vehicle: 2002 Jeep TJ Wrangler
Owner/Hometown: Steve Bennion/Logan, Utah
Engine: Jeep 4.0 inline-six
Induction: MPFI
Transmission: Jeep 32RH three-speed automatic
Transfer case/low range ratio: NP231/2.72:1
Front end: Ford reverse-cut Dana 60
Rear end: Ford Dana 60
Ring and Pinion: 5.38:1
Front Differential: Detroit Locker
Rear Differential: Detroit Locker
Suspension: Mt. Logan Offroad long-arm four-link with RSE aluminum lower arms, Sway-A-Way 2.5 14-inch-travel air shocks
Tires: 42x14.50-17 Interco IROK competition (sticky)
Wheels/Backspacing: 17x10-inch alloy with Champion beadlocks

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