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Old 12-25-2012, 07:10 AM   #1
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TJ/JK Hybrid!!!

Well, my daughter got her first Jeep from Santa this morning. Turns out, it's a JK and a TJ all at the same time. She loves it!
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:48 AM   #2
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Looks more like a cj with tj fenders. I'm digging the center steering mod. Are those 11" bfg km2's? Where did she get the sweet aftermarket decal package? If she plans on wheeling it hard you may want to look into a full cage and a 5 point harness.
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Old 12-25-2012, 08:00 AM   #3
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She wants to take it mudding already (raining here). She saw it and had a cow, "Daddy, a Jeep! A Jeep!!!"
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That's awesome.
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Pretty sure it's a cj5 if the doors are anything like ours ;-) 2 things.
1 mods are possible. And you(and she ) will want them before too long. More power( 2 batteries), lights ,ect.
2. Bed line the tires before they wear out too soon. GL merry christmas.
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Fellow Jeeper here in the Fort has a RED JKU that she put stickers on...."Barbie Jeep" ......you realize what you have created right?? JK


OBTW her husband has a TJ with a V8 running on propane, one ton axles and "about 10 inches of lift" He won't drive the Barbie Jeep anymore....LOL

Merry Christmas.
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Pretty sure it's a cj5 if the doors are anything like ours ;-) 2 things.
1 mods are possible. And you(and she ) will want them before too long. More power( 2 batteries), lights ,ect.
2. Bed line the tires before they wear out too soon. GL merry christmas.
Second battery is on it's way. Actually doing the hand crank winch mod soon. As far as the tires, they're not gonna see pavement, she's a dirt kinda girl.
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As far as the tires, they're not gonna see pavement, she's a dirt kinda girl.
There are videos on Youtube showing how to take 12" BMX tires, cut the sidewalls and slide them over the Jeep wheel for great dirt traction. I plan to do this one for my daughter next Spring.
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There are videos on Youtube showing how to take 12" BMX tires, cut the sidewalls and slide them over the Jeep wheel for great dirt traction. I plan to do this one for my daughter next Spring.
Actually, the Jeep came with what they call "traction bands" that are supposed to help with traction, but I'm betting that's more for pavement. I couldn't get a single one on, so I might try the BMX tires. This thing is going to end up being a money pit. LOL
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Actually, the Jeep came with what they call "traction bands" that are supposed to help with traction, but I'm betting that's more for pavement. I couldn't get a single one on, so I might try the BMX tires. This thing is going to end up being a money pit. LOL
That's what the wife says about my Jeep.

Tell here welcome to the jeep family for us, the world needs more jeepers.
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That's what the wife says about my Jeep.

Tell here welcome to the jeep family for us, the world needs more jeepers.
She's going to be my little Jeepin' buddy. I took her for a ride in a friend's JKU this summer with the top down and she loved it. I'm still waiting on things to work out for me to get mine, but she's gonna be the one begging me to let the top down and take the doors off. Now I just have to figure out how to pull her hair into a ponytail.
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Looks more like a cj with tj fenders. I'm digging the center steering mod. Are those 11" bfg km2's? Where did she get the sweet aftermarket decal package? If she plans on wheeling it hard you may want to look into a full cage and a 5 point harness.

I thought those were Duratracs.
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