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Old 01-19-2014, 11:03 AM   #1
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Wink Hiya from a Chic Owner from Iowa

Let me tell you all how I got the bug for Jeeps. I grew up in the country next to the Des Moines River. I have always had a love for being out in the woods where most people didn't go. I would spend countless hours hiking or taking my motorcycle up and down that river. When I became old enough to drive I would take my dad's truck. Getting it stuck many times in the mud,sand and once in the river itself. One time a guy was wheelin' in a Jeep and found me stuck to the bottom of the doors in mud. He hooked me up to his Jeep and got me out! I thought for sure I was going to have to walk home and get my dad to pull me out. But the Jeep ripped me right out! Many years later I met my boyfriend who has 4 military jeeps. After helping him with a frame up build I became very familiar with all the old Jeep parts. One day I was looking on Craigslist and saw an add for someone who wanted to trade his 95 Jeep Wrangler SE for a SUV. I looked at my boyfriend and said " I want it"! I traded my Ford Explorer and now I have my own Jeep!! My boyfriend was excited because we both are searching for parts and working on our babies. Sharing the same love!!!

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Old 01-19-2014, 11:34 AM   #2
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Old 01-19-2014, 12:09 PM   #3
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Old 01-19-2014, 08:35 PM   #6
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:44 AM   #9
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Thank you so much for the warm welcome!! Yes, I still live in Des Moines. A lot of Jeeps are here. It's funny how much you notice them once you have one of your own!!
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Old 01-21-2014, 08:51 AM   #10
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