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1997 Jeep Wrangler TJ - Project Teal-J II, Part 18

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Robin Stover | Writer
Posted March 1, 2007
Photographers: Vinson Pratt, Greg Boardman

Part 18: Testing TeraFlex's new PRO LCG coilover conversion

By now, some of you are probably wondering how a magazine's project Jeep can last 10 full years and still provide valid tech information to the readers. We'll admit it; we've squeezed a lot from our Teal Princess over the last decade. Changes are evident as we've left no part of the chassis or drivetrain untouched. Now, with its 18th segment, we're looking ahead, realizing that Teal's existence as a testbed for new products isn't going to change anytime soon. And as long as we can keep from destroying her on the trail, Teal-J will remain in our stables for decades to come. Savvy readers will remember our last visit with Teal ("Part 17," Jan. '07), where we tested Fabtech's newest TJ suspension kit. Unfortunately, we couldn't live with some of the quirky wheel-lifting characteristics that the kit caused on the street, so we hit up our friends at TeraFlex to see if they had anything new in store for TJ owners. Fortunately, they did, and they were quite pleased with the opportunity to showcase it on our beloved Teal-J. So arrangements were made to move the Teal-J to TeraFlex Plus-Jeep Adventure Outfitters in Salt Lake City, after the 2006 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab. Check out what they did.

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Poly Performance
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
805-783-2060
www.polyperformance.com
Fox Racing Shox
Watsonville, CA 95076
619-768-1800
www.ridefox.com
TeraFlex Plus-Jeep Adventure Outfitters
www.teraflexplus.com
TeraFlex Suspensions
www.teraflex.biz
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