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Old 04-24-2013, 11:34 PM   #61
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1. I dislike headlight delays.
2. I hate interior light delays.
3. I always need to unlock either my glovebox or center console while driving.
4. Don't trust that reverse gate in the manual shifter.

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Old 04-24-2013, 11:41 PM   #62
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After fifteen years of rear-engined German rides, I learned in eight months that slow and lumbering can be fun as hell. You get to see life pass by (well...everyone passes by).

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Old 04-25-2013, 12:00 AM   #63
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My rear-engine German ride is much slower than my Jeep. 65Hp just doesn't move. I like it anyway.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:37 AM   #64
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It cost less than a new CVO Harley.
I wish the cup holders had a slot for my handle
I want to reverse my steering wheel controls so the cruise is on left hand side like my liberty (anyone done this?). I like to drive with one hand!
Love dune. It looks even better dusty!
I need touch up paint for the rock chips on the door hinges and roof.
I can't wait to install my hoist so the hard top can come off for the summer.
I'm getting decent mileage.
It's got an awesome heater.
I found a greatl touch less wash and no leaks.
I'm likely replacing bits of the stereo
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:57 AM   #65
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Looking forward to this weekend finally!
So am I, since later today I am picking up a new White Rubicon from Patrick in Chicago and driving to Pagosa Springs to visit the girlfriend, before heading home to ABQ. So if you see an White/black top Rubicon with temp plates on I80 and then around Denver, it might be me.

its been 25 yeas since I have owned a Jeep, last one was a 1980 CJ7, so these are the things I get to look forward to.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:04 AM   #66
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The girlfriend saw me looking at this list and made her own on an open document for me to see...I thought I would share...Most are true but #8 lol

1. boyfriend will choose the jeep over girlfriend
2. the jeep comes first (see above)
3. boyfriend will leave town with jeep and not tell girlfriend
4. boyfriend will sell everything in house to pay for jeep affiliated things.
5. jeep gets daily compliments about how nice "she" looks
6. jeep has made boyfriend obsessed with jeep porn
7. jeep porn is the Jeep Wrangler Forum (Jeep Wrangler Porn)
8. boyfriend is more excited to take jeeps "top off" than girlfriend's
9. jeep spends more time with boyfriend's friends than girlfriend does
10. no smelly things allowed in jeep but boyfriend will fart in bed
that is one smart girlfriend
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Old 04-25-2013, 07:29 AM   #67
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1. There is such a thing as a sun allergy and I have it now
2. There IS a reason for locks on the glove box and center console. Never used them in any other car or truck I have ever owned.
3. If it leaks, I put something back together wrong
4. I get asked for more rides from pretty young girls in my Jeep now that I am old and fat than I did in my T-top IROC @ 19 and in shape.
5. 4 doors, full doors and hard tops are not so bad on a Jeep. I may end up going trading before too long
6. I look at Jeep sites for better ways to store stuff in my Jeep and less on MODs to look good or better offroad prowess (lift kits, big tires, etc) My stock Rubi does everything I have ever asked of it. Except...
7. ALWAYS check water level before attempting to ford it. Or be thankful I have stock ground clearance and the rear pumpkin got hung on the ledge stopping it from drowning
8. Short wheelbase rock for nimbleness and scootability
9. I now know how truck drivers feel when they talk about wind buffeting them.
10. Jeep is the best cross between a motorcycle and a car you can get!
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1. There is such a thing as a sun allergy and I have it now
2. There IS a reason for locks on the glove box and center console. Never used them in any other car or truck I have ever owned.
3. If it leaks, I put something back together wrong
4. I get asked for more rides from pretty young girls in my Jeep now that I am old and fat than I did in my T-top IROC @ 19 and in shape.
5. 4 doors, full doors and hard tops are not so bad on a Jeep. I may end up going trading before too long
6. I look at Jeep sites for better ways to store stuff in my Jeep and less on MODs to look good or better offroad prowess (lift kits, big tires, etc) My stock Rubi does everything I have ever asked of it. Except...
7. ALWAYS check water level before attempting to ford it. Or be thankful I have stock ground clearance and the rear pumpkin got hung on the ledge stopping it from drowning
8. Short wheelbase rock for nimbleness and scootability
9. I now know how truck drivers feel when they talk about wind buffeting them.
10. Jeep is the best cross between a motorcycle and a car you can get!
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:03 PM   #69
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1) Modding is a way of life. Just make sure you have a roadmap or plan before you start, and be willing to change that every time a new Quadratec catalog comes or you see another modded jeep drive by. Another thing I have noticed that now I have the urge to mod other things in my life. I am trying to figure out how to put a snorkel on my wife's Venza and On-Board Air attached to my television.

2) I will realize now that planning my day/week/month around weather forecasts has me getting up earlier every morning to see the hour by hour weather for that day. I do love the euphoric feeling when I roll the dice on a 50% chance of rain and win. It is better than Atlantic City.

3) On every other car I have ever owned, getting the first scratch was a life changing event for the worse. On my jeep, my first scratch was a life changing event but for the better. The sooner you accept it WILL get dinged/damaged, the more fun wheeling is.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:45 PM   #70
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3) On every other car I have ever owned, getting the first scratch was a life changing event for the worse. On my jeep, my first scratch was a life changing event but for the better. The sooner you accept it WILL get dinged/damaged, the more fun wheeling is.
I semi-agree. Paying over $30k for something and it getting scratched sucks. Obviously it's going to happen from having fun but still want to avoid it as much as possible!
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:18 PM   #71
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I hope my first is my fault or happens when I'm not around. I feel bad for the m.fer that scratches my jeep for the first time. I may ties said sh!thead in my basement and rip his toe nails out with a pair of pliers.
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Old 04-25-2013, 02:38 PM   #72
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I hope my first is my fault or happens when I'm not around. I feel bad for the m.fer that scratches my jeep for the first time. I may ties said sh!thead in my basement and rip his toe nails out with a pair of pliers.
I hope I live far away from you.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:00 PM   #73
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I hope I live far away from you.
Lol. I might have got a "little" worked up.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:15 PM   #74
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The cup holders! Sigh. Any Canadians here will have realized the new small coffee from Tim Hortons does not fit in the cup holders well. The coffee hangs by the lips on the lid in the holder.

One of these days a nice bump is going to rip that cup open and send coffee everywhere.
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:34 PM   #75
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Deep cup holders are better than shallow ones, IMO. I've lived the last 15 years or so with the shoddy cup holders in Honda's that send drinks flying into the floorboard around every curve. I love the ones in the Jeep. They hold my drinks beautifully!
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Old 04-25-2013, 03:38 PM   #76
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I've learned that abandoned strip shopping centers have large floor to ceiling windows that allow me to watch myself driving my jeep in the reflection.
The definition of window shopping right there
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:14 PM   #77
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The cup holders! Sigh. Any Canadians here will have realized the new small coffee from Tim Hortons does not fit in the cup holders well. The coffee hangs by the lips on the lid in the holder.

One of these days a nice bump is going to rip that cup open and send coffee everywhere.
Who the hell gets a small Timmy's anyways
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Old 04-25-2013, 04:26 PM   #78
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No matter what, your tires are never big enough, nor is any speed bump to large to ignore.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:07 PM   #79
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Deep cup holders are better than shallow ones, IMO. I've lived the last 15 years or so with the shoddy cup holders in Honda's that send drinks flying into the floorboard around every curve. I love the ones in the Jeep. They hold my drinks beautifully!
Drop something like a hockey puck in first.
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10. Brings back the joy of driving.
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:37 PM   #81
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Biggest thing here ^. Mine looks like the other 5 hockey/soccer moms who have one in my neighborhood, I must change this now
Errrr this is how I feel at this point! Good thing there is an abundant aftermarket for the Jeep! Definitely my favorite vehicle I've owned. I was always into going fast...now I really don't mind going slow and am loving the fact that the Jeep can go almost anywhere!
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Old 04-25-2013, 06:40 PM   #82
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:00 AM   #84
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1. I really have Just Emptied Every Pocket

2. I am looking forward to ripping out the carpet

3. I can't wait to take the doors off

4. Tuffy Tailgate enclosure was my best purchase so far

5. I get a bit upset when I don't get the wave in return

6. I am really disappointed in myself when I don't wave back in time

7. 50 degrees really isn't cold enough to put the windows back in

8. I should have bought one sooner
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1. Rain or Sunshine still no windows. Keep the drain plugs out at work because it will rain and flood very easily.
2. The floor panels get really hot in traffic with no carpet. Need to get it lined.
3. The slowest I have ever driven. A good thing, many speeding tickets later.
4. Ride the slow lane going up large hills or get it regeared. Wallet is already empty.
5. Kids love the top down even when it is raining.
6. Can't hear anything going down the road. Radio low and just enjoying the ride.
7. I enjoy looking at WF to much and I have started to learn how to work on my own vehicle.
8. Easy to park. Except in parking garages. They scare me. I haven't found out exact height yet.
9. Bring sunblock for the ride home.
10. Keep a sweatshirt in the back. You never know when it will be cold in Hawaii.
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Who the hell gets a small Timmy's anyways
I drink coffee many times a day. Best to keep em small or I will bounce off the walls in the office.
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:13 PM   #89
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Stephen Hawking is a physicist who has been wheel chair bound since his teens. He has one of the most tricked out wheelchairs on the planet.

I understand that he has given up his black hole research, and is now spending most of his time trying to figure out the relationship between jeep windshields and small rocks.
This is FUNNY!!!!
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So am I, since later today I am picking up a new White Rubicon from Patrick in Chicago and driving to Pagosa Springs to visit the girlfriend, before heading home to ABQ. So if you see an White/black top Rubicon with temp plates on I80 and then around Denver, it might be me.

its been 25 yeas since I have owned a Jeep, last one was a 1980 CJ7, so these are the things I get to look forward to.
Today has been really nice so far..can't wait for the weekend! I will be waving wildly at all White/black Rubicons this weekend!!!!

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