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Old 07-17-2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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The Jeep Addiction Bit Hard!

So I had my little green 2005 TJ for about a year and a half. I liked it for the most part. It had a lot of character and was nothing short of the little engine that could. The little lizard really did good in Moab and on my 2200 mile road trip, granted, it was noisy, bouncy, jouncy, and I had to wring it out in 3rd on the steep grades...




So I get home, and find myself with idle hands on the internet. I manage to click on an addy that new Jeeps are $3000 below MSRP. I thought about it quickly, and while $3K off a new Sahara or Rubicon isn't much... that same $3K off a $25K JK Sport is substantial. So I drove one.

It's was like a missile, with twice the horsepower I was accustomed to...







So after 2 days of price negotiating I drove it home.



She doesn't have the character of the old Lizard. The transmission is super tight too. I'm not hot on the plastic grill or the metal tooth welded to the bottom of the front bumper (my cut off tool may attack the latter). But she's quiet, smooth, gets better mileage, and accelerates like a scalded dog.


Leveling kit and assorted mods are inbound, pending future pay days.

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Old 07-17-2013, 07:28 PM   #2
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WAHOOOOOO, everytime a TJ gets traded to a JK an angel gets its wings

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That was Purdy as hell right there!!!!

Uh.... dad... Uncle Jessie is crazy! Sooo cool though!
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:44 PM   #3
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WAHOOOOOO, everytime a TJ gets traded to a JK an angel gets its wings
Sheeeesh, let the poo flinging begin...

*Chuckles*
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:26 PM   #5
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That's a good buy. It will do good at the mall and grocery store.
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:39 PM   #6
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That's a good buy. It will do good at the mall and grocery store.
Or touring the PCH in a few months...

Snowboarding trips...
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:39 PM   #7
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I like it....it's the same color as mine, except I have the bigger rims/tires. Enjoy your new ride
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Good on ya! I picked up the billet one with the soft top, just love it, swapped out the 29's on 16's for the Rubicon wheel tire set up, and the Rubi suspension will be going on shortly!

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Old 07-21-2013, 01:12 AM   #9
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They are addicting. I've already spent 1k on my 13 jku and haven't even made a payment yet lol.
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They are addicting. I've already spent 1k on my 13 jku and haven't even made a payment yet lol.
Doesn't Jeep stand for just empty every pocket? What did you do with yours?
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Old 07-21-2013, 09:41 AM   #11
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Doesn't Jeep stand for just empty every pocket? What did you do with yours?
Lol Rubicon hood, grille, gas cap, floor mats and tail light guards. I just heard that Jeep saying yesterday. Here's my billet silver sahara


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Lol Rubicon hood, grille, gas cap, floor mats and tail light guards. I just heard that Jeep saying yesterday. Here's my billet silver sahara
Damn, it's Purdy, looks like my billet sports bigger brother! looks great! Can't wait to see it covered in mud!
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