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Old 02-23-2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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what do you got?

Do you have a daily driver, trail rig, second vehicle?
I bought my jeep because we had 1 car and I had a work supplied truck that couldn't be driven after hours, so if me or my wife went out in the car the other was left at home with no transportation. I figured get something fun that I could enjoy it. It was the best decision I ever made. Love driving with the top off, or driving on the trails. Let's hear about you.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:25 PM   #2
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Mine is just for weekend fun.......kinda like my 03 Harley Road king with 19000 miles...lol ! I gotta sell that thing !

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Love the Rubicon, but already miss the TJ.
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:33 PM   #3
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My 94 YJ is just for fun, I drive a patrol car every day, I have an 06 F-250 with 107,000
to haul stuff and the wife has a CTS if we're all going somewhere
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:41 PM   #4
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Got an 08 JK 2 door X that is my wife's daily, I have a 95 YJ Rio Grande that has never seen snow, and never will, that I drive in the summer to play with and trail, do Jamborees, and so forth. I also have a 93 and another 95 YJ that I use at my businesses only in the winter for plowing. Those get stored in the summer. My 05 Grand Cherokee limited is the other daily driver, but that stays in the garage alot as well. I drive my company mini van...lol...put miles on it instead.
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Old 02-23-2013, 09:17 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by bittercritter View Post
Do you have a daily driver, trail rig, second vehicle?
Actually, I have 4 motor vehicles plus a handful of non-motorized ones.

Our 2013 Sahara is actually my wife's DD. She said it's her midlife crisis vehicle and she traded her 2003 GT Cruiser in on it. Remember the scene in War of the Roses where Barbara Rose said she traded in the family car for one of those 200hp things with the big knobby tires? Her Jeep purchase kind of reminds me of that.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:32 PM   #6
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My 07 JKU is my DD/ trail rig. For the time being while it is my only vehicle i will try to only off road it mildly but once its paid off and/or i have another DD I will get a little bit more extreme with the off road trips. For the time being I am having a blast accessorizing it. JEEP = Just Empty Every Pocket
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Old 02-25-2013, 11:39 PM   #7
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I have 6 rigs. I find myself driving the TJ more than anything because of the grin factor.
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Old 02-26-2013, 12:38 AM   #8
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Right now I have the TJ, and 4 other cars and a couple of bikes. But the TJ is my get my mind off of everything and enjoy life vehicle; that and the bike.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:56 AM   #9
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Daily driver with 135,000 miles on my '10 JKU.
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:20 AM   #10
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Mine is my DD when it's warmer than 40 degrees out as I only have a bikini top! When it's cold I drive my Chevy K3500 dually and my wife has a Saturn SL1. Got a Yamaha TDM 850 sitting in the garage that I don't ride much, the Jeep is jusy WAY more fun!
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:35 PM   #11
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Daily driver - stress reliever, revitalizer and rejuvenator.

(Well, as long as nothing breaks )
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Howell TBI, 2.5" OME springs; OME Nitroshocks; 5/8" OME shackles; Swaybar discos; 31" tires/15" rims
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:44 PM   #12
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Got my Jeep when my ford escort engine blew up. I decided to get a jeep because I have always loved them since I was little. I Use it as a daily driver and weekend trail rider. Nothing relaxes me more then getting a few friends putting the top down (weather permitting) and going for a trail ride. I also love the jeep wave, when I get a wave back it puts a smile on my face.
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:30 PM   #13
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I bought my 06 new and it's been paid off for a year. It was a DD. Now it's a do what ever I want vehicle!
2006 TJ 4.0 6 speed 3" Daystar BL 4" Trailmaster suspension lift JKS swaybar disconnects Rubicon express rear upper adjustable controls G2 Gears front and rear 411's Smitty built front bumper w/ stinger 35" BFG KM2's on 15" American Racing Teflons
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Old 02-26-2013, 07:45 PM   #14
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My '04 has been retired from daily driver duty years ago. I bought it just to tow behind the motorhome. Then, I developed this wallet emptying sickness that seems to plague many Jeep owners.

I would drive it everyday if I could. But these days, some douche-nozzles think it's ok to take things that somebody else has worked hard for.

So, I end up driving my old '94 F250 4x4 anytime I have to go somewhere I can't keep an eye on the Jeep.

The wife gets the good car. Lexus RX330. We take that when we go anywhere together.

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