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Old 04-10-2013, 09:54 PM   #91
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:01 PM   #92
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:07 PM   #93
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We just need to go off topic and start talking about people not doing the "Jeep wave"...then it will get locked.

Don't ya hate it when people don't wave back? Or dispise those who start threads about the Jeep wave?
With those wheels and tires I don't think you have to worry about the wave. Throw up a gang sign, mabye . . . but no wave.
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:21 PM   #94
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Looks pretty good to me. Personally, I'd swap the wheels. You could probably get big $ from a guy who wants to throw 'em on his truck.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:22 PM   #95
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Hey whatever floats your boats, who cares what anybody else thinks. The beauty of Jeeps is that there is a gazillion aftermarket accessories to customize them any way you want, whether for mall crawling or hardcore trail. What works for some will not work for all.

Like my heep for instance, I'm building it for my needs, and not overbuilding. it's all flatland here, so I'll be building mine for the dirt trails at the deer lease, and the beach. Pucks, 31s and a truetrack in the rear is all I'll be doing on my 4 banger. I know this won't work for many, but I don't care. I'm still enjoying my Jeep, and if you go for this rubicon you should too. Oh, and the Rubicon is a good platform to be starting with anyway. Any updates on whether you got it?
Right on, well said. Maybe he won't be seeing any offroad driving, but still enjoy the drive. It's still a jeep.
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:27 PM   #96
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I've seen those rims on dealer modified JKs here in Phoenix. I'm not a fan. I prefer less ostentatious rims.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:25 AM   #97
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I've seen those rims on dealer modified JKs here in Phoenix. I'm not a fan. I prefer less ostentatious rims.
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Old 04-11-2013, 08:40 AM   #98
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Wow, this thread is amazing....
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:45 AM   #99
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I think a cold air intake, snorkel, and dual chrome exhaust tips would really make this Jeep a keeper. Perhaps they should rice out the interior and add some street glow.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:22 PM   #100
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I personally thing rims arent suposed to be flashy on a jeep, if there still shinny and not scratched its a mall crawler. U could probably make some good profit off the tires and rims selling them to get a more pratical tire.

also if u look at price per tire. the bigger the rim more expensive the tire will be if u have a 15in rim and 35s u will probably be paying half that of a tire on 20s
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Old 04-14-2013, 03:19 PM   #101
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From what I've heard, the stars on that style break off really easily under stress. I would swap them out, but I mean, it's got the makings to be a pretty sick TJ.
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Old 09-18-2013, 03:55 PM   #102
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Personally, I like it! You like what you like! Don't let people's preferences interfere with what you like! I love the jeep community, but like all communities, they can be a bit tunnel visioned with how jeeps should be... Its your money and your driving the thing. However, just realize if part of your love for jeeps is the camaraderie among jeep lovers, you will be ostracized!!!! LOL
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:53 PM   #103
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if you're wanting to be a pavement princess, it's boss- if you wanna take it off road, it's not set up for that.

All show, no go as far as that is concerned.
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:41 PM   #104
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Boyz-in-da-Hood rims. Ghastly.

And I do not like any Super Swamper tires ever made.

Skyjacker is crap, in my personal opinion. My jeep's PO screwed mine up with that crap. I am paying out the nose to correct his bad choices in suspension parts.

The Jeep itself, however, is really quite nice.

Cost of tires and rims, reasonably, would be $1200 with steelies and more like $2000 if you got nice alloys that do not make the TJ look like it should be blasting gansta rap or have air bags. The lift kit is something you would have to inspect to see what components have been changed out, what exactly they are, and how it rides and drives. Replacing that stuff (if you are dissatisfied with what it on it right now) would probably run you another $2000 to do it reasonably well with no TC drop.

Just my recent experiences and opinion talking here, though. You mileage WILL vary.

Also, is it really a Rubicon or is that just a sticker? (Some people do that, you know.) I have personally never seen a Rubi that was modded with cheap gear line this. Usually Rubi owners save up the money and spend the time to get very high quality aftermarket gear. Unlike we mere mortals who occasionally purchase cheap crap from China for a bit of retail therapy. HAHAHA!!! Run the VIN to see what this actually is.

Good luck. Remember that regardless of our opinions, *you* are the one who will sit in it, drive it, wheel it, etc. The only thing that counts is whether *you* like it.
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Old 09-18-2013, 08:11 PM   #105
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its the best thing about a jeep, you can do whatever you want with it, looks like a nice clean rig, may not suite everyones particular tastes, but who cares what everyone thinks? its actually rather unique looking, there is a jeep near where i live that has every chrome/stainless and tacky looking aftermarket gadget you can possibly hang on it, and hey, more power to the guy. im sure he loves that jeep just as much as i love mine.

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