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Old 04-17-2012, 01:21 AM   #1
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Talking Livin' the dream: Buying 1st Jeep!

So I am going big and I want to do it right.
My dad recently died of lung cancer
He always lived big and I decided I am done waiting for things to be "right" so I am taking the Jeep plunge to put a little bright spot in a, thus far, awful 2012!

So - I have a guy at a local dealer who is ready to pull the trigger on a 2012 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. He say there is NO way to get the light-blue chill color as Jeep won't release any more. Is that true? Also, I have been pretty sold on the Rubicon because I love the beefed up look - but would the Sahara be a better bet for 90% city use and 10% camping and recreation?

Pretty excited to realize my lifelong obsession with Wranglers!

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Old 04-17-2012, 01:50 AM   #2
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Hummmm sounds awesome. There was a great write up in a mag called to tunicle not. They bought two jeeps. A rubi and a stock one . The invested the same amount of money in the stock one that made the difference in price for the rubi and they ended up with a lot more jeep. However doing mods and crap like that sometimes is a pita and things go wrong. My personal opinion judging on why you taken the bullet I'd buy whatever jeep tickled my bones . I love the rubicons but I drive a 1990 Yj that's I heavily modified myself with blood and tears.

So go buy a rubicon you won't regret it.

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If you can afford the Rubicon, get the Rubicon. If you want to go big, it's already got a decent starting platform to go big.

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welcome Jess! So sorry for your loss.
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U'mm welcome Jess, sorry about your dad... However you decide to go, Rubicons seem to be the BEST...Good luck..
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