Back in a Jeep! - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 11-30-2013, 10:30 PM
Thread Starter
mwmoon's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Grifton, NC
Posts: 525
mwmoon is on a distinguished road
Send a message via AIM to mwmoon
Back in a Jeep!

In what I can only assume was a fit of temporary insanity, I traded in my 2005 TJ for a Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie last summer. While the truck is the nicest vehicle I have ever owned, I quickly discovered it was no replacement for a Jeep.

I fixed that mistake today, trading in the truck for a new-to-me 2007 JKU Sahara. I was planning to buy something a little newer, but this one had low mileage, a dealer-installed TeraFlex lift, and brand new Mickey Thompson mud terrains on AEV wheels -- all for well below what I had seen lesser Jeeps selling for in the area. I really wasn't planning to buy something already lifted, but like I said, I couldn't pass on this deal. The dealership gave me more than I was expecting for my truck, which means my wife might as well expect a brand new Quadratec magazine in the mail real soon.

It drives like a dream and is going to make an awesome platform for me to build from.

The best news of all? It's supposed to be 73 degrees here by the end of the week, meaning that top and those doors are coming off sooner than expected. Here's a shot from the dealership this afternoon, with many more pics to come:

I can't wait to get it out on the beach and to Uwharrie.

It's good to be back.

mwmoon is offline   Quote
Old 11-30-2013, 11:06 PM   #2
MSpiegel00's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 373
MSpiegel00 is on a distinguished road
Congrats on the buy! I'm jealous of the weather. 20's and 30's here in Jersey.

MSpiegel00 is offline   Quote
Old 11-30-2013, 11:20 PM   #3
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Missouri
Posts: 120
presto88 is on a distinguished road
I'm jealous of the weather...the Jeep...basically the whole nine yards! Congrats!
presto88 is offline   Quote
Old 12-01-2013, 05:36 AM   #4
Supporting Member

5-Year WF Supporting Member
pathguy's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Liverpool, NY
Posts: 177
pathguy is on a distinguished road
She's a beauty--congrats and welcome back!
pathguy is offline   Quote
Old 12-01-2013, 06:05 AM   #5
ErickS's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Miami, Fl
Posts: 25
ErickS is on a distinguished road
That's a beautiful jeep! Congrats on your purchase.

ErickS is offline   Quote
Old 12-01-2013, 12:36 PM   #6
SmokNGun33's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2013
Posts: 23
SmokNGun33 is on a distinguished road
Avoid the Clap- Jimmy Dugan
SmokNGun33 is offline   Quote
Old 12-01-2013, 01:17 PM   #7
Moha's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 177
Moha is on a distinguished road
Welcome back.

Nice looking Jeep there, love the wheels!

2013 Commando Green JK 6spd

Teraflex 2.5" Lift - Bilstien 5100 Shocks - Teraflex HD SS - AEV Savegre Wheels - 305/65/R17 MT ATZ - Volant CAI - Corsa Axleback Exhaust - Bullydog Tuner - Spec Stage 2+ Clutch - Trucklites - Rigid Dually LED's - KC Gravity Sport 6" LED's - Smittybilt XRC Front Bumper - RC 9500 Winch
Moha is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner