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Old 05-02-2014, 10:30 AM   #1
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Think she'll notice?

Added this winch on last night before my wife got home....she doesn't know I spent the $500!!! Since she's not really a "Jeep" girl......maybe she won't notice...?!


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Old 05-02-2014, 10:43 AM   #2
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Funny and good luck. I'm working on my better half... still haven't hit the trails with her so I don't know...fingers crossed!

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Old 05-02-2014, 10:43 AM   #3
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Let's all guess how long before she notice it.

I say 3 days.
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:46 AM   #4
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I think that darn big455 yellow hook is going to give it away!!
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:55 AM   #6
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If she does notice, I would say this:

"Whadda ya mean? All I did was move it out from behind the grille. I think it looks better out here on the bumper. Don't you? Hey, wanna go out for dinner?"

That should do it.
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Said it once, I'll say it again. "Look hun, won it in a raffle with $20! How awesome is that?!?! Do you KNOW how much these things go for online?"

I find bringing it to HER attention makes it a bit more believable. Make sure to ditch the receipts and shred the bank statements. No loose ends, am I understood? 0_0
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lol, I actually bought a money order with cash so it didn't go through the account!!! I'm dead....
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I feel sorry for you guys not being married to jeep girls...

Have you tried getting them interested? Maybe buy them a cute jeep hat or shirt? Ask them for a suggestion on a font or decal? Or what color spiderwebshade would look best on your jeep? Make sure it's something clean and easy, if they aren't outdoors-y types. Maybe it will make them more interested...

My problem is I can't wait to find out what the next mod is!
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I feel sorry for you guys not being married to jeep girls... Have you tried getting them interested? Maybe buy them a cute jeep hat or shirt? Ask them for a suggestion on a font or decal? Or what color spiderwebshade would look best on your jeep? Make sure it's something clean and easy, if they aren't outdoors-y types. Maybe it will make them more interested... My problem is I can't wait to find out what the next mod is!
I'll ask mine what she thinks and she'll always just say "it's your jeep."
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:38 AM   #11
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I'm only half serious here....she really doesn't know I got it, but we don't get uptight with each other's purchases....but between guns and Jeep I have spent way too much in the last 2 months!!
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:48 AM   #12
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lol, I actually bought a money order with cash so it didn't go through the account!!! I'm dead....
Haha, better have a new purse for her!
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Old 05-02-2014, 11:53 AM   #13
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I got lucky mine is supportive. She has very strong opinions on bumpers/colors etc. She even wants her own now!
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LMBO ..... You ain't got no problems, I bought a 09 rubi without telling my wife. Then told her I was gonna stay at the lake house a few days so she wouldn't see it. I've got it coming!!! LOL
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Old 05-02-2014, 12:01 PM   #15
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She'll see it, especially with bumpers and fenders that naturally draw your attention to the front.
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LMBO ..... You ain't got no problems, I bought a 09 rubi without telling my wife. Then told her I was gonna stay at the lake house a few days so she wouldn't see it. I've got it coming!!! LOL
Lmfao ok the raffle line will not work for you sorry hahaha
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Old 05-02-2014, 12:31 PM   #17
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Didn't told her neither when I bought my Jeep. On my way from from the job, I saw it, made the deal and came back home with it.

One month later, she said it's my time, change mine.... this wan't budgeted
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Old 05-02-2014, 02:30 PM   #18
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Talking

Kinda in the vein of what StarBrite said: You could ask her the age old question

Honey, does this winch make my Jeep look BIG???
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Old 05-02-2014, 02:49 PM   #19
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Take your wife wheeling', find a mud hole and get slightly stuck and then use the winch to get out. Then say " We could have been stuck here for days until help arrived ..."
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Old 05-02-2014, 05:39 PM   #20
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Take her out to her favorite spot get a bottle of wine n good luck with that one
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Old 05-02-2014, 05:47 PM   #21
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I feel sorry for you guys not being married to jeep girls...

Have you tried getting them interested? Maybe buy them a cute jeep hat or shirt? Ask them for a suggestion on a font or decal? Or what color spiderwebshade would look best on your jeep? Make sure it's something clean and easy, if they aren't outdoors-y types. Maybe it will make them more interested...

My problem is I can't wait to find out what the next mod is!
It works look at my driveway!!!
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Old 05-02-2014, 05:59 PM   #22
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I just made my wife a jeep girl today and got her a JKU, now she'll be hiding her mods from me like I've tried and failed with her...
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:24 PM   #23
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Sounds like me and guns, lol. Wife will be like when did you get that rifle. Pistol, shotgun?I'm like oh, like 6 months ago. Remember....I told you...
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Old 05-02-2014, 09:35 PM   #24
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that winch was on ther long time ago.... dont ya remember? lol

only reason i rear anyhing from mine is if i buy parts for the "wrong" jeep lmao
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:05 PM   #25
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I like that bumper. Pretty sweet and simple. Custom made?
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:09 PM   #26
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I have the opposite problem - I wish my husband would get into the Jeep and enjoy it/love it as much as I do. I am still waiting on him to install a bunch of stuff that is sitting in a bedroom. I would attempt to myself but dang that new front bumper is 80 lbs and I killed my back just helping him get it inside the house.
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:18 PM   #27
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Added this winch on last night before my wife got home....she doesn't know I spent the $500!!! Since she's not really a "Jeep" girl......maybe she won't notice...?!
My now ex insisted I sell my cj5 20 years ago, fiancé thinks the jk is "hot"

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Old 05-02-2014, 10:20 PM   #28
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What winch? Looks like "stock" front end to me.
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Old 05-02-2014, 10:57 PM   #29
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Sent my Girl a picture of the Jeep I wanted... Her reply was "DO IT DO IT DOOOOOO IT"
The night we picked it up, she was the first to sit in it and play with the buttons.. She is a JEEP girl and a KEEPER.
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My wife says, "you can drive it on the weekends, otherwise stay out of my Jeep."

I suppose she's a Jeep girl.

As for the bumper/winch, she'll notice... Good luck.

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