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Old 03-21-2012, 07:39 PM   #1
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What do the letter hand for?

I know CJ stands for Civilian Jeep but what about the rest of them, YJ, TJ and JK? Hey if you know the meanings of the others like XJ go for it, knowledge is power.

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Old 03-21-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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After CJ they officially don't stand for anything, but from what I've gleaned from the internet YJ = Wide Jeep (because the wheelbase was widened for that generation), and TJ = Third Jeep (obvious). JK I haven't really found a rock hard definition for yet. :/

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After CJ they officially don't stand for anything, but from what I've gleaned from the internet YJ = Wide Jeep (because the wheelbase was widened for that generation), and TJ = Third Jeep (obvious). JK I haven't really found a rock hard definition for yet. :/

JK = Jeep King!
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:43 PM   #4
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I thought it was:
CJ = Coolest Jeep
YJ = Yuppie Jeep
TJ = True Jeep

JK = Jeep Killer

LJ = Long Jeep

XJ = X Jeep

WJ = Worst Jeep
ZJ = Zuper Jeep
MJ = Michael Jackson
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Jk--- just kidding..
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Old 03-22-2012, 12:42 PM   #7
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Wow Jeep has made some crazy vehicles over the years.
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I thought it was:
CJ = Coolest Jeep
YJ = Yuppie Jeep
TJ = True Jeep

JK = Jeep Killer

LJ = Long Jeep

XJ = X Jeep

WJ = Worst Jeep
ZJ = Zuper Jeep
MJ = Michael Jackson
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MJ = Michael Jackson

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JK is Chrysler way of saying Just kidding.... But its not really all that funny..
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the x, y and z were just going in order from their start date then the w was added to fill in the gap between the v and x

VJ 49
WJ 99
XJ 84
YJ 87
ZJ 93

TJ MJ and KJ just seem random but JK seems to be the complete opposite of the KJ. Coincidence?
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Jk--- just kidding..

Nuf said.......
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JK is Chrysler way of saying Just kidding.... But its not really all that funny..
sure it is.....unless you've dropped $30k or more for a toy.
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it just occured to me... if the JK and KJ monikers were reversed, they would make a lot more sense

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