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Old 06-30-2014, 12:13 PM   #1
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Whats up everyone!

Obviously new member here, I just purchased a 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara last week. Loving every moment of it.

Now I am clueless as to anything Jeep related. My background is primarily sports cars. Coming from a Honda S2000 and BMW M3, I'm traveling in foreign (domestic) territory. I was a big time forum guy w/ both of my previous vehicles, so I'm sure universal forum rules apply. I want to go ahead and apologize if I do ask a newb question, as I have already been searching this forum through and through and still have some questions unanswered.

You might be asking why I chose to get a jeep after owning sports cars? Well I just recently opened up a sandwich shop, and was needing a more practical vehicle. I test drove a bunch of trucks and other SUVs and none felt as good as the Wrangler Unlimited.

So I pulled the trigger on one from Glendale Jeep (local dealer). Billet Silver (I think thats the color code) Black leather interior, Uconnect, and all the other creature comforts. I highly doubt I will ever take this thing on the trail, but who knows. So I opted for more of the urban fitted Wrangler. As I do like my amenities.

Anways, Im sure you'll see me post all around the forums. but for now with my decision in purchasing the Jeep!
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Old 06-30-2014, 12:33 PM   #2
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... and was needing a more practical vehicle. I test drove a bunch of trucks and other SUVs and none felt as good as the Wrangler Unlimited.
I'm having a big of a problem understanding this sentence.. if you needed a more practical vehicle why did how it 'felt' play any role in the purchase? You don't need to 'justify' a jeep purchase here, but be honest... nothing to do with practicality ;-)

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Old 06-30-2014, 12:41 PM   #3
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I love the fact that you bought a Jeep for "practical use". I totally get it but I still think it is funny.
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Old 06-30-2014, 06:03 PM   #7
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Old 07-02-2014, 02:58 PM   #9
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Thanks for the welcome every one!

and lol! I know for practicality purposes I could have chosen something else. But the Wrangler won me over, w/ the rear seats folded down there was more than enought space for me to haul stuff around. Surprisingly I get pretty decent gas mileage.
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:36 PM   #10
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I just made a similar change. Had a AP2 GPW S2K not that long ago and just picked up a Jeep yesterday. Any pics of the S ?
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Wrangler's are surely a lot different ride out there, welcome to the club!
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Old 07-25-2014, 12:01 PM   #13
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Thanks for the welcome guys!

Conman, tons of pics of the S. Heres a pic of my GPW AP1 and a buddies NFR AP2.


and heres a pic of my M3.

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