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Old 08-14-2013, 08:01 PM   #421
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Originally from Massachusetts, go B's!
Same here. Stranded in Arkansas for the time being.

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Old 08-15-2013, 07:55 AM   #422
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That when the top is off, and I'm driving anywhere... Even to work, that I feel like I'm on VACATION!

That my wife doesn't get it, but luckily she gets that I do... And... Um... Mostly supports me in getting one again! (I've been gone for 10 years. Just ordered a jkur flame red on Tuesday!)

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Old 08-15-2013, 12:02 PM   #423
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...that my jeep would get as much or more attention when it's dirty as when it's clean.
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Old 08-15-2013, 12:32 PM   #424
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Toggle switch locks out back windows for the back seat switches
There is back seat switches?
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:40 PM   #425
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That with the hardtop on, the control arm for the rear wiper would cover so much of the field of vision. Between that and the headrests it's like looking through binoculars.
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Old 08-15-2013, 03:44 PM   #426
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There is back seat switches?
Put some kids back there, they'll find them right away.

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That with the hardtop on, the control arm for the rear wiper would cover so much of the field of vision. Between that and the headrests it's like looking through binoculars.
Yeah, between the spare and third brake light, the rear headrests, and the rear wiper mechanism, all it would take to completely block my rear view is one of those little "Baby on Board" signs.
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Old 08-15-2013, 04:50 PM   #427
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That keeping my jeep clean is a futile endeavor. Seems every time I give her a wash, I get a call to go off roading again and get her covered.

Also: When you're texting your friends about your off ROADING adventures, your phone will think you're trying to tell them you were "off reading"
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Old 08-15-2013, 04:58 PM   #428
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That keeping my jeep clean is a futile endeavor. Seems every time I give her a wash, I get a call to go off roading again and get her covered.

Also: When you're texting your friends about your off ROADING adventures, your phone will think you're trying to tell them you were "off reading"
God I hate auto correct :/
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Old 08-15-2013, 06:18 PM   #429
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That with the hardtop on, the control arm for the rear wiper would cover so much of the field of vision. Between that and the headrests it's like looking through binoculars.
there is a thread on how to remove rear headrests. And a softop will get rid of the rear wiper obstruction!
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Old 08-15-2013, 09:27 PM   #430
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Yes, what was I thinking when I ordered a Gecko green Jeep? It was the result of offroading with a rental in Sedona. I had my pick of colors and the green Jeep just grew on me. So I ordered my own Jeep Gecko color and boy do I get lots of approving comments from people who love it (I guess the haters won't say anything ).

The fun colors are just one aspect of what makes Jeeps so much fun and so personal. You can go conservative or colorful and go from there.
Hey, I bet we rented that same jeep when we were in Sedona. And that experience got us hooked. We just bought a 2013 jku. Here is a pic of the jeep we rented.

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Old 08-15-2013, 09:58 PM   #431
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Hey, I bet we rented that same jeep when we were in Sedona. And that experience got us hooked. We just bought a 2013 jku. Here is a pic of the jeep we rented.
When did go
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:29 PM   #432
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When did go
We went in the middle of April. Best thing we did on our trip was rent that jeep for a couple of hours.
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Old 08-15-2013, 11:50 PM   #433
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I'm so happy to live about 2 hours from Sedona, love it there.
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:10 AM   #434
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That washing the car after mudding is a 3 step process.... Wash, dry, find even more mud, repeat!
So true lol
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:22 AM   #435
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I'm so happy to live about 2 hours from Sedona, love it there.
Was there last spring on vacation....took the pink Jeep tour. Beautiful area!
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:34 AM   #436
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Hey, I bet we rented that same jeep when we were in Sedona. And that experience got us hooked. We just bought a 2013 jku. Here is a pic of the jeep we rented.

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The one we rented was a 2012 hardtop named Lelu from Barlow Jeep Rentals. It sure got me hooked. All stock except for a 2" lift. Here she is:
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Old 08-16-2013, 12:53 AM   #437
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We went in the middle of April. Best thing we did on our trip was rent that jeep for a couple of hours.
Really I was there april 21 lol
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Old 08-16-2013, 02:14 AM   #438
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What Nobody Told Us About Jeeps.

1) that even though there was so much engine damage you could still drive them 20 miles to the mechaninc shop.
2) that almost everything is interchangeable...regardless of the year (it seems)
3) that there are more accessories for ANY jeep than there is for any other 2 vehicles combined
4) that no matter how small your garage is there is room to get your jeep in there....and still have room to walk around it and work on it
5) that when you tell someone you own a jeep, even when driving your other vehicle (1998 K2500 xcab 33" pirelli's) they only want to ask you questions about your jeep.
6) that even though the paint is faded and overall its kinda beat up...people stop and look and even look inside when the doors are off just to see what all you have done to it
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:18 PM   #439
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That my new JKU would know when its doors are off and adjust the dome light and door ajar warnings accordingly...
So I don't have to hack my dome light fuse like I had to on my TJ.
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:07 AM   #440
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Originally from Massachusetts, go B's!
Same here, stuck in Washington.
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:21 AM   #441
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I'm only 4 days into Jeep ownership (and this is my first time even riding in a Jeep) but here goes:

- it's a rather uncomfortable ride...but it's really fun...so the discomfort doesn't matter
- my two sons (ages 24 and 18) don't like it (who knew?). Apparently they are both truck men!
- I'm definitely an 'old' driver, esp. for a 2-door ...lol (informal survey taken while out and about these past 4 days)
- I think I'm the only person who's wanted and bought a Jeep primarily for it's a) clearance (for our gravel roads - in all seasons) and b) small size (to make parking in the city less stressful)
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Old 08-18-2013, 10:48 AM   #442
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Same here, stuck in Washington.
Happily located in Puerto Rico, a nice place to own a Jeep
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That no one rides your ass at 60 MPH because of all the stones whipping out of the tire treads
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:02 PM   #444
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That no one rides your ass at 60 MPH because of all the stones whipping out of the tire treads
That and when its raining and you have MT tires flinging more water up than is falling from the sky.
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Old 08-18-2013, 09:23 PM   #445
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That soon the UPS and FedEx man would soon know you buy name and
could find there way to your place in the dark. If USPS delivered more
Jeep parts they would not be in such a financial hole.
Also the whole wave thing I learned about that here.
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:49 PM   #446
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That every time a hummer tries to pull up next to me my jeep hikes its rear tire!
ROFLMAO!! ♥
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:51 PM   #447
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OMG I found mine today by accident
Whst madness is this?
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Old 08-23-2013, 11:56 PM   #448
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Aaaaagggggghhhhhhh!!!!

Say it ain't so, say it ain't so!
I have tears. LoL real ones. I'm sorry for your pain lmao. Not really.
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Old 08-24-2013, 12:16 AM   #449
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1. Don't forget and be lazy about hooking up the door straps (poor cowls)
2. Going through drive-thrus with no door on is really awkward.
3. Drying out the cup holders/stupid hole above radio/change holders after if rains sucks.
4. Don't make any financial plans, jeep parts will overrule them.
5. Never open a eBay/PayPal/amazon credit card
6. Never ever go on these ^ sites while bored
7. UPS/FedEx/USPS will hate you
8. Curbs are now friends and seemingly part of the daily commute.
9. When it snows, you go out before they plow and.
10. Doors are heavy, but not so bad when you roll the window down.
11. Hinges were made to be scratched.
12. Bolts for the doors can just be throw away after first removal.
13. Don't try taking a hard too off by yourself.
14. You get the death stare from old folks very often when doorless.
15. How to master answering the question, "where are your doors?" -- "OMG SOMEONE STOLE MY DOORS!!"

That's all I got.
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#15 rocks. LoL

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