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Old 03-06-2011, 03:44 PM   #1
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Hi all!

Been looking through the forums for the past month in an attempt to soak up as much info as I could before buying my 1991 Jeep Wrangler 4.0 two weeks ago (only 87k miles on it and bought it for $3,700). I've been impressed with just how much there is being covered and how knowledgeable and helpful alot of the replies are.

I had a 1979 Jeep Cherokee as a teenager and spent quite a bit of time rebuilding the 360 and keeping it road worthy but never got the chance to start in on the suspension or body restoration before totaling it in college.

I've had several newer cars since then, most recently a 03 Pontiac Grand Prix, but have always wanted to get back to something I could work on and feel like I was improving when dropping money into it instead of feeling like I was just maintaining the status quo.

I've never been the driver when wheeling, but have moved back to Utah 2 years ago to realize I'm in the perfect place to have some fun! I look forward to sharing how the projects on this jeep are coming along and getting all the input I can to make this something I can go wheeling moderate trails with and still be able to keep it as a dependable daily driver.

If any of you guys are in Salt Lake City, or plan on going down to Moab, drop me a line and we'll knock back a few beers (or kool-aid if you prefer) and tackle some projects together.

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Welcome to WF! There is actually a huge WF meet in Moab coming up, they would love to have ya! Here is the info:
WF Meet 'n' Greet : Memorial Day in MOAB, UT
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I can't say for certain, until we get closer to the date, but I'd really dig the chance to meet everyone one and get some input on my jeep!
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Old 03-06-2011, 06:30 PM   #6
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You got a great deal on that Jeep!
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:02 AM   #8
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Welcome to the madness, Chris. Me and a buddy of mine are always working on Jeep projects in Provo. Here's what a typical day at his house looks like.
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Old 03-29-2011, 11:57 AM   #9
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Wow Gus!

I live in Riverton, but would definitely find my way down to work on some projects or take my jeep out for a spin with you. You guys look like just the type people I've been wanting to hook up with!

This is my first jeep (wrangler) and will be my first real experience wheelin'. I am trying to take the attitude that I am a total newb here and need to meet some folks who know their way around some jeeps and some Utah trails.

I'd be game for hanging out, lending a hand on some projects, getting tips for my jeep, and finding out what spots you guys like to hit up for a little weekend fun!
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Old 03-29-2011, 12:00 PM   #10
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:21 PM   #12
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Thanks Chris!

It was hands down the best deal I've seen in my area over the past three months. As happy as I am with it, it is definitely a work in progress (as are all jeeps from what I hear). You need to get some pics up on yours bro!

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