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Old 07-08-2014, 06:28 AM   #1
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I broke my ankle.....

and now I can't drive. My wife is all excited to have the Jeep all to herself for a while.
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Old 07-08-2014, 06:45 AM   #2
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Old 07-08-2014, 07:40 AM   #3
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Look at it this way
Now you can get your right leg tan
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Old 07-08-2014, 07:40 AM   #4
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Mention to also get well soon
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Might as well start shopping for a new one as you won't be getting it back.
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You're not Zak18's dog, are you?

dog broke leg in jeep
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Old 07-08-2014, 10:11 AM   #7
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You will soon be paying to 'mod two Jeeps ..enjoy!
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You're not Zak18's dog, are you?

dog broke leg in jeep
Ha ha!
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You're not Zak18's dog, are you? dog broke leg in jeep
My family is staring at me now because i laughed so hard...

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Old 07-08-2014, 11:44 AM   #10
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I broke my ankle too, but as soon as I got the cast off and boot on, I was able to drive. Get well soon!
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Cant you drive with your other leg? If you have a manual use your good leg to control throttle and brake and use a cane to control the clutch and one hand to steer.
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Cant you drive with your other leg? If you have a manual use your good leg to control throttle and brake and use a cane to control the clutch and one hand to steer.
I pictured someone driving like that! Too funny! I needed a good laugh.
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Buy a cheap CAR so she can haul you around! Hide the keys to the Jeep! My wife's SUV is her's, my Jeep is mine, ( only mine )....Good luck!!
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Old 07-12-2014, 10:25 AM   #15
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Went to the VA and, yep... it's a clean break. Doc is saying 6 to 8 weeks.
It is the right ankle so I cannot use a gas pedal at all. I am thinking that after about three weeks I can take off the boot to drive but even with that, I will need to use her Honda Pilot because:
1: It is easier to get into
2: It is an automatic.

So, she now gets my Wrangler...for at least the rest of the summer.

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