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Old 02-03-2014, 08:13 AM   #1
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Hey everyone I'm a newbie to it al and just got my first jeep ever and would love to see how many people on here are from richmond! I'm looking to meet new people and learn all I can learn about jeeps, wheelin, and the lifestyle!

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Old 02-03-2014, 09:04 AM   #2
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welcome to the fray, I am located Bristow, Va but sure you will find jeepers closer.

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Midlothian but I go to school in richmond only got my jeep about 4 months ago and just got done with the lift and everything this weekend
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Old 02-03-2014, 08:13 PM   #4
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Thanks! And the jeep looks good man! Look up richmond jeepers on Facebook
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Old 02-03-2014, 09:07 PM   #5
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Just joined the group and thanks keep me posted on things on here cause I hardly check Facebook anymore but I would love to go wheeling anytime or help with any thing you need
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:59 AM   #6
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Thanks man I greatly appreciate it!
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Old 02-05-2014, 09:51 PM   #7
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I am not too far from RVA...Far East end of Louisa Co. I took possession of my 14 anvil jk last Friday. It was factory ordered and my first Jeep. Jeeps are a little foreign to me as all I've driven previously were sports cars but happy with this rig as there is nothing like it on the road!
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:42 AM   #8
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Well maybe one day we could go wheeling somewhere around here
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Old 02-06-2014, 03:54 PM   #9
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Hey y'all! Located in Richmond here. Looking forward to the WF community (JeepsUnlimited is pretty dead).

Anyone in town know about possible cracked head gaskets?!
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:36 PM   #10
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Hey y'all! Located in Richmond here. Looking forward to the WF community (JeepsUnlimited is pretty dead).

Anyone in town know about possible cracked head gaskets?!
Overheating..
Loss of coolant...
Coolant in engine oil....look for milky looking substance....
You can run a compression check to better diagnose it.
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:39 PM   #11
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Midlothian but I go to school in richmond only got my jeep about 4 months ago and just got done with the lift and everything this weekend
Nice looking jeep.
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Old 02-07-2014, 06:43 AM   #12
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Old 02-07-2014, 11:44 AM   #13
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Nice looking jeep.
Thanks! Just got done with it and haven't gotten to really test it but I'm looking to do a gear change and hook up a computer programmer but if anyone could help with a gear change it would be great
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Old 02-07-2014, 07:58 PM   #14
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Where about in louisa? And it'd be nice to do a small wheeling trip because it is my first jeep and I'm new to it all! Lol
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Where about in louisa? And it'd be nice to do a small wheeling trip because it is my first jeep and I'm new to it all! Lol
I am off of 635...about 2 miles west from the Hanover Co line.

I hear ya..not trying to get too crazy on my first trip.
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Thanks! Just got done with it and haven't gotten to really test it but I'm looking to do a gear change and hook up a computer programmer but if anyone could help with a gear change it would be great
Gears should help for sure. I ordered mine with 3:73 figuring that I would put some 33's on at some point. Gears can be tricky..I don't touch them myself.
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Yea I want to do something fairly easy to see how the jeep reacts and just get used to the whole aspect an meet some new people and and start learning before it gets warmer and everyone is going out and I don't embarrass myself! Lol also do you know where holly grove rd is in louisa?
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Yeah I still haven't had an organized wheeling trip so it would be nice
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Yea I want to do something fairly easy to see how the jeep reacts and just get used to the whole aspect an meet some new people and and start learning before it gets warmer and everyone is going out and I don't embarrass myself! Lol also do you know where holly grove rd is in louisa?
Holly grove..sure do. Not far at all.

Maybe we can get some folks on here to meet up at some point...
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yeah i still haven't had an organized wheeling trip so it would be nice
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I concur! ^ I'm new to it all an know I'm probably gonna look like a goof my first time lol
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Alright well we should do a meet up first
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Anybody have any ideas on a date or location ?
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Old 02-08-2014, 07:18 PM   #24
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I would live to have a first jeep meetup because I haven't really talked to anyone who knows anythingn about jeeps and also we could try to organize a wheeling trip then
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Thats a good idea too I'm free on weekends
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Old 02-08-2014, 09:54 PM   #26
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Yeah any weekend is just about good for me
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Old 02-09-2014, 05:04 PM   #27
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Does anyone else want to meet up someday? And talk about a wheelin trip? Also is there any where in richmond or surrounding area to do a little wheeling?
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There's a place called shoe creek a bit west of Charlottesville.

Here's a helpful link:
https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msid...979&dg=feature
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Yeah I'm not looking to do like a full on wheeling trip like just maybe a couple hours on a saturday
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As far as I know, shoe creek is the only one you can access year round. I believe the others are closed by the forestry dept.

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