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Today 05:01 PM
Ronniejr37
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lbear View Post
"My neighbors think I am doing something illegal (All the UPS/Fed Ex packages delivered to my door) Same with the mailman!!



I didn't know that my wife would ask me "Why did you buy the damn thing if you have to make so many modification to it?"


That was after she wouldn't talk to me for two days after I brought it home. She's an Uptown Girl.
Today 04:56 PM
Lbear "My neighbors think I am doing something illegal (All the UPS/Fed Ex packages delivered to my door) Same with the mailman!!



I didn't know that my wife would ask me "Why did you buy the damn thing if you have to make so many modification to it?"

That was after she wouldn't talk to me for two days after I brought it home. She's an Uptown Girl.
Today 03:56 PM
Ronniejr37
Found out the hard way

1: It will cause relationship problems
2: More addictive than Crack
3: Cost more than my Harley
4: My neighbors think I am doing something illegal (All the UPS/Fed Ex packages delivered to my door) Same with the mailman!!
5: Savings, 401K, IRA, what are those!
6: That part cost WHAT!
7: OK, bought that part for 200.00, didn't like it, removed it, bought the other part for 75.00. Looks and works better. Ebay, here I come..
8: More Addictive than Crack (Oops, already said that)
9: What, YOU DONT MAKE THAT PART FOR MY JEEP, Says you, watch this!! 500.00 and 6 months later, NOW YOU MAKE THAT PART, and its only 50 bucks !!! Haa Haa, I did it for 500..
10: The Question ? Hey, why do you own one of THOSE!! Cant do much with them !!! REALLY...Says I
11: My Boss does not consider surfing the net for Jeep parts and ideas, WORK (What does he know)
12: More addictive than Crack (Yeh, I know, already said that)
13: Its hard to do the Dirty dance in a 2 door (Knew I should have got the JKU)

OK, that's all I got !!! probably a few more to come
Today 03:24 PM
ATG
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Originally Posted by M_Jaco View Post
That I would drive a few miles out of my way every rainy day on the way home from work to drive 500 feet on the 1 dirt road in town
I'm glad this isn't just me.
Today 03:23 PM
ATG
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Originally Posted by CoreySmith View Post
North east OH, nearly 100% jeep wave from Wrangler drivers. Maybe its because we don't really have much opportunity to do any real wheeling, and still have the Wrangler..... Other Jeep-branded vehicles, no wave. But Wrangler drivers are high percentage.
Wait, it isn't just Wranglers? I get nearly 100% from other Wranglers, but nothing from others.
Today 03:19 PM
skeeter0311
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Originally Posted by Crush21 View Post
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.
I'm 68 years old. you should hear some of what I get toldand some of the looks I get.. When I bought this 2013 JK 2 DR. my OLDER brother (70) said "Aren't You ever going to grow up? (It's my 8th Jeep). I answered "Nope, Everytime I look at you gives me reason not to".
Today 03:15 PM
SmugglersBlues I remember back in the 80s or early 90s Nissan had an ad that was "dogs love trucks!" That may be true but all six of mine love the jeep. (They just dont all get to go at the same time).
Today 03:00 PM
skeeter0311 That the old saying
"The only difference between Men And Boys
Is the TONE of our voice And THE PRICE OF OUR TOYS"
is TRUE
Today 12:38 PM
bulldog777
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Originally Posted by Mikel01 View Post
My "little" jeep pulled out a 3500 dulley and his 30 foot Donzi from the boat ramp. A guy with a thick NY/NJ accent walked over to me and said "hey you, unhook your boat and pull my stuff out of the water" now being a good southern boy, I said why sure...for $200.00 he said what I think was fuggeda bout it. I launched my boat and said in passing "tides comming in". With 200.00 in hand I locked the rear diff and pulled him out. If he was well mannered as we are, there would be no charge. There is still a wide gulf between us and them. Jeeps are MISSION CAPABLE.
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Originally Posted by 2008jkcop View Post
Yep. In the snow around here we have a lot of folks from all over stay in the cabins on the side of mtns. They think that "all wheel and 4 wheel drive " mean they can drive the mountain roads. I have fun pulling them out and even giving them rides. I have even went to the store for some folks. Never once have I asked for payment. But almost everyone offers something. But one time I had a guy from PA. He was a real jerk. I had just pulled to mini vans out and he had to stop and wait. He got pissed. He was in Suburban. When he tried to take off, he slid in the ditch. I drove on up the mtn. When I came back he stopped me and "told" to pull him out. I was low on fuel and needed to refuel before I did. I was nice and tried to wxplain it but he just startedto fuss. I left and came back. He asked me to pull him again. I said $400. By the end of the day he paid.

"Attitude adjustments" courtesy of Jeep drivers. Sometimes it's not what you asked for, it's how you asked for it. We've pulled people out of mud holes, pulled boats to shore, etc and my grandfather, or dad, would not take a dime. Simply told them to help somebody else when the time came. With attitudes like those mentioned above......hmmm....."how long did you say you wanted to be here?".
For that kind of money though, I might hang around those areas for some "mod money".(for bad attitude folks)
Today 09:01 AM
2008jkcop Yep. In the snow around here we have a lot of folks from all over stay in the cabins on the side of mtns. They think that "all wheel and 4 wheel drive " mean they can drive the mountain roads. I have fun pulling them out and even giving them rides. I have even went to the store for some folks. Never once have I asked for payment. But almost everyone offers something. But one time I had a guy from PA. He was a real jerk. I had just pulled to mini vans out and he had to stop and wait. He got pissed. He was in Suburban. When he tried to take off, he slid in the ditch. I drove on up the mtn. When I came back he stopped me and "told" to pull him out. I was low on fuel and needed to refuel before I did. I was nice and tried to wxplain it but he just startedto fuss. I left and came back. He asked me to pull him again. I said $400. By the end of the day he paid.
Today 07:15 AM
Mikel01 My "little" jeep pulled out a 3500 dulley and his 30 foot Donzi from the boat ramp. A guy with a thick NY/NJ accent walked over to me and said "hey you, unhook your boat and pull my stuff out of the water" now being a good southern boy, I said why sure...for $200.00 he said what I think was fuggeda bout it. I launched my boat and said in passing "tides comming in". With 200.00 in hand I locked the rear diff and pulled him out. If he was well mannered as we are, there would be no charge. There is still a wide gulf between us and them. Jeeps are MISSION CAPABLE.
Yesterday 04:31 AM
Daisy Stormtrooper
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Originally Posted by bulldog777 View Post
And that you will swerve, stop and back up, and make another pass just to go through one mud hole. (No matter how small)
This, +1. In a rainstorm, just to make sure it's a good one mud hole.
Yesterday 01:59 AM
Destroyer6
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nikao View Post
That modding a Jeep is possibly even more mind consuming than modding a Harley.
THIS is 100% right on!
10-22-2014 11:42 PM
Nikao That modding a Jeep is possibly even more mind consuming than modding a Harley.
10-22-2014 10:12 PM
Bobes That it is a bad idea to think "its not that cold out tonight" when you're naked.
10-22-2014 09:56 PM
bulldog777
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Originally Posted by M_Jaco View Post
That I would drive a few miles out of my way every rainy day on the way home from work to drive 500 feet on the 1 dirt road in town
And that you will swerve, stop and back up, and make another pass just to go through one mud hole. (No matter how small)
10-22-2014 06:35 PM
M_Jaco That I would drive a few miles out of my way every rainy day on the way home from work to drive 500 feet on the 1 dirt road in town
10-22-2014 06:03 PM
joeymac Nobody told me how bad the roads are in Minnesota...!!!!
And that the Jk Wrangler, 2-Door can feel every little pothole, crack and manhole cover that they put in the wheel track, and they seem to be installed 2 to 3 inches below the surface.
I new what it was getting into as this is Jeep number 2.
10-16-2014 06:29 PM
jeepupkeep
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Originally Posted by termite View Post
That birds will in fact explode when they strike your windshield at 70 Mph.
i think i hit a mourning dove.first i heard a thud,then all i saw was a cloud of gray feathers in the rear view mirror
10-16-2014 05:55 PM
PResines
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Originally Posted by RosewoodRubi View Post
that if you only remove the front doors you cant unlock the rear doors unless you have the remote.
You can manually operate the lock. At least in 2009 JKs.

I'm constantly surprised by how we have become so used to power locks that nobody tries to manually operate the lock any more. I am constantly asked to unlock the doors from rear seat passengers, not only in the JK but almost any other car. haven't found one that cannot be unlocked from the rear (Unless it has child lock on, obviously)
10-15-2014 11:33 AM
0tter
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Originally Posted by kbphx View Post
....that you can spot Jeep drivers easily by looking for people with only left legs tanned.
And you can make a pretty good guess who the spouse is because only the right leg is tanned!
10-15-2014 10:03 AM
RoseBud13 Don't know if it has been said, but that moths suck and will Kamikaze you when you are driving. Especially at night when you can't see them when they fly in your eye.
10-15-2014 09:49 AM
2008jkcop
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rusty Pancelode View Post
That no matter how much trouble it gave you, how many warranty claims you had to make, or how much rust was showing up underneath...

You still have a hole in your heart when you let it go.
What Rusty said! I have had 2 YJ's, 3 TJ's, and now my JKU. All five previous had a little tear when I let them go. But age has wisdom... I will not ever be Jeepless again! My wife and 2 daughters have made sure that dad will not get rid of "their" Jeep again!

When we got the JK, my wife looked at it and said "nice but it needs a lift"... YEESSS!! she gets it now!!!!
10-15-2014 09:25 AM
Schitbrick3633 If it's not strapped in, tied down, or bolted on, it can and WILL fly out when riding naked lol
10-15-2014 08:15 AM
BEAST33 Nobody told me how much attention I would get after putting on a 3.5 inch lift and 35 inch tires. I turn heads everywhere I go now. Its kind of amusing to see people's reaction when I pull up next to them lol
10-14-2014 11:33 PM
RosewoodRubi that if you only remove the front doors you cant unlock the rear doors unless you have the remote.
10-14-2014 07:48 PM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by Tc457 View Post
The find your way back home option. Instead of dropping bread crumbs or whatever and if it's dark on the way home, you can have a lighted path home.
That add-on feature must cost extra
10-14-2014 07:09 PM
Tc457
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Originally Posted by obiefox View Post
I learned that a fuel line can rust through and spring a leak and squirt fuel everywhere while you are driving down the road....
The find your way back home option. Instead of dropping bread crumbs or whatever and if it's dark on the way home, you can have a lighted path home.
10-14-2014 06:59 PM
kbphx ....that you can spot Jeep drivers easily by looking for people with only left legs tanned.
10-14-2014 06:47 PM
CoreySmith North east OH, nearly 100% jeep wave from Wrangler drivers. Maybe its because we don't really have much opportunity to do any real wheeling, and still have the Wrangler.....

Other Jeep-branded vehicles, no wave. But Wrangler drivers are high percentage.
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