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Old 04-06-2013, 09:50 PM   #1
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I got my Jeep!

Ok, I'll try this again. I accidentally deleted my first attempt.

Anyway, I picked up my Billet JKU sport last night!! 3.73, manual trans, etc, etc..
So last night I put on the tf leveling kit, wheel spacers, and treadwright tires...;-)

Today, with 29mi on my new Jeep, I took my Mom and son up to Gorman to do some four wheelin'...:-) Good times.

-Stephen
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:04 PM   #2
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Looking good, that sure is a big smile!

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Old 04-06-2013, 10:11 PM   #3
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Congrats and NICE!!!
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:45 PM   #4
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:45 PM   #5
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Great looking Jeep! Sounds like yesterday was busy!
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:46 PM   #6
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Nice.. and can't believe you actually waited 29 miles before you did some mods...
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Old 04-06-2013, 10:52 PM   #7
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Thanks guys!
Ha!, yeah, it was 29 miles from the dealer to my house...then, it was on jack stands..;-)
And, yes, a big smile, indeed! I'm not a patient person and having to wait 6 weeks for this baby has taught me patience the hard way...now, I'm happy..
Can't wait to see some fellow Jeepers out on the roads/trails. I did see a couple up at Gorman today. a white jku and red yj...good times.

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Old 04-06-2013, 11:08 PM   #8
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Just curious as to why you immediately switched out your tires for retreads... How do you like the Treadwrights?
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:13 PM   #9
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Hey Stevezie.......
Do you know about this?


You’re Invited To A Party!! April 19th- 21st
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:24 PM   #10
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Just curious as to why you immediately switched out your tires for retreads... How do you like the Treadwrights?
Honestly, I stumbled on them while searching for tires and read so many good reviews for them, I said "what the hell"...Their customer service really was great and the tires ran great on the trip up to Hungry Valley and performed perfectly in the dirt...I'll definitely keep a close eye on them, as I, like most, still have that 'feeling' in the back of my mind about retreads, but I think it's really based on old info regarding 80k lbs semi's... We'll see!

Oh, and why did immediately switch tires? I was way too embarrassed about the car tires that came on it...had to lose them asap...;-)
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:26 PM   #11
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Hey Stevezie.......
Do you know about this?


You’re Invited To A Party!! April 19th- 21st
Okay, that sounds awesome! I'll definitely be figuring to get up there for at least the saturday....all depends on the wife, kid, and kid that's growing in my wife right now...;-)
thanks for the info!

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Old 04-07-2013, 08:44 AM   #12
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Awesome new Jeep man! Sure is a big ol' smile you got there! I thought about getting retreads. Talked to my dad about it (he's old school) and he said that was a TERRIBLE idea, blah blah blah.. but with all the great reviews that I've read, its almost worth giving them a chance. We'll see I guess once my Duratracs wear out.
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Old 04-07-2013, 08:51 AM   #13
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Congrats on the new Jeep-
A buddy of mine has 33" guard dogs from treadwright and has had them on for 2 years and loves them no problems @ all
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Old 04-09-2013, 11:34 PM   #14
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Okay, that sounds awesome! I'll definitely be figuring to get up there for at least the saturday....all depends on the wife, kid, and kid that's growing in my wife right now...;-)
thanks for the info!

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Welcome. What city are you in? I might know you.......maybe.
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MODing his new JKU the same night as purchasing it! WOW!
Jeep created another monster.........BBWWAAHHHHHHH

Congrats. Looks nice.

Better call your Finacial adviser tomorrow and tell him your future retirement contributions are going to be a little slow in coming.
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Old 04-10-2013, 07:27 AM   #16
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Nice ..

Drove mine straight from dealer to modville......
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:49 PM   #17
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A guy works hard to attain one's toys. On my first Wrangler JK, and find it a very exhilarating adventure, every time I fire it up.
Yer in fer a lotta FUN!
Great looking Vehicle BTW! Congrats! & Welcome!
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:05 PM   #18
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Thanks everybody! Yeah, I'm loving this thing...In the morning I peek out the window to get a quick look at her before breakfast...man, I'm a dork. Nice to know that it's a normal feeling...;-)

Yeah, I had all the stuff the week after I ordered it...a little trigger happy.

RK, I'm in Reseda, have we met somewhere?

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Old 04-10-2013, 11:11 PM   #19
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Congrats! You picked an awesome color! Enjoy!

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