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01-07-2014 12:12 PM
bbili Pappys!!!... now we're talking. Of course I live 15 mins from Woodford Reserve distillery, so that's my sippin bourbon.

I love my too plush, JKUR too!

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Originally Posted by Up Hill Bill View Post
I don't like Budweiser.....




I like Pappy's though:

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01-07-2014 10:02 AM
Stormeister
Welcome To Texas now go home - bumper stickers

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Originally Posted by tjkamp View Post
But my old Cherokee, a 97' with 227,000 miles, finally died on me while trying to leave Florida to come home to Texas.
["home to Texas" used to be a link that went to a bumper sticker seller]

In California it's "Welcome to California, now leave your daughters and go home".
01-07-2014 09:45 AM
Stormeister
I'm'o Stop Seeing Bikers

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Originally Posted by Lucy Brown View Post
What are you talking about? How is it a safety gesture to wave to a biker coming in the opposite direction? I'm not worried about somebody on a bike not seeing me. Its the morons on 4 wheels that worry me.
That's what I'm saying. Isn't it slightly safer if the moron sees you than if he doesn't? What's THE way bikers know they're seen? Why not encourage that with TWO-way communication? Isn't such communication a safety gesture?

And wouldn't it be even safer if hogs got the heck out of the oncoming lane?

just asking
01-06-2014 03:27 AM
THE COYOTE Reading this thread was a great way to kill time waiting for a response to one of certainly many silly questions i will ask as a new jk owner.

Boobs - Pierced 32Cs
Beer - Lagunitas IPA
Bacon - cooked in maple syrup and black pepper
01-06-2014 01:53 AM
socalwk
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Originally Posted by spinlock View Post
So I missed it. Is bacon a luxury or a necessity? Is eatin' bacon too plush or not?

I gotta know what everybody decided so I can adjust my resolutions for the new year?
It's plush only if you rub the bacon grease from the pan in which you cooked the bacon all over your rich nubile body then let your doberman guard dogs lick it off followed by a popping a bottle of the most expensive Port you have in your vintage wine collection that you store in your winery cellar that you keep below your chateau in the hills of Naples.
01-05-2014 11:49 PM
spinlock So I missed it. Is bacon a luxury or a necessity? Is eatin' bacon too plush or not?

I gotta know what everybody decided so I can adjust my resolutions for the new year?
01-05-2014 07:40 PM
wolfdog
Ya, Right!

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Originally Posted by Moose5 View Post
I own a 2009 jku right now, and was looking around because i really aant that new engine and im bored of black... Was eye raping that dune color but i drove a buddys 2013 sahara the other day and i have to say... These new wranglers are WAY too plush. I like how everything in my 2009 is easily removable. Granted i have nav, but i like that.. "Plain" look in my jeep. These new jeeps just feel too comfortable, like if i was caught in the rain with the top off it be like i ruined my mercedes.

Dont mean to rant and sound like "its not a real jeep," i just dont like how wranglers are slowly and surely losing their ruggedness
Yup, traveling in 20" of snow in my '12 Sahara JKU crossing a half frozen stream here in NE these heated leather seats sure sucks!! Oh ya, when it rains with the top off I just wipe em off...and guess what a dry ass! I don't mean to rant either but go for it (it's still rugged) and live it up.

Wolfdog
01-05-2014 11:10 AM
Orange Krusher https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=35Gp7A...autoplay%253D1

Bacon bowls
01-04-2014 04:52 PM
tomthbomb
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Originally Posted by wheresmyjeep View Post
I hate eggplant with a vengeance
Slice it very thin.
Dredge the slices in egg and seasoned four.
Fry the cr@p out of it.
Cover it with fried bacon slices, Marinara and Parmesan.
Serve with a Cold Draugh Beer.
Not half bad!!!
01-04-2014 11:16 AM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by Jstraw View Post
Screw plush! Just more shit to soak up mud. Jk's are waterproof and every electronic connection I've come across is rubber locked. I have a stripped 13 jkur, my only dislike are the seats eat mud but some wet oky will solve that. You want plush, ride in a sahara. I think jeep did well with the dash tray, the nylon nets, hell, I love the steering wheel buttons, some rocky terrain and she starts switching channels and blasting sound in my head!
Say what?! You are in for a world of hurt. Rubber locked connections??? I have yet to see a single waterproof connector on a JK, other than ones I installed myself.
01-04-2014 11:03 AM
Lucy Brown
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Originally Posted by Stormeister View Post
For those rare few that actually take their Jeeps off pavement, don't forget the courtesy of giving SOME kind of sign that you see the other guy.

I woulda thought that bikers would like some kind of recognition that they're seen and would, therefore, be eager to reciprocate in order to reward and encourage this safety gesture. But, then again, if they cared about safety...


-terry

"There are old bikers, and there are bold bikers, but there are no old, bold [non-waving] bikers." (He's selling his?)
What are you talking about? How is it a safety gesture to wave to a biker coming in the opposite direction? I'm not worried about somebody on a bike not seeing me. Its the morons on 4 wheels that worry me.
01-04-2014 09:19 AM
Stormeister
Waving

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Originally Posted by Lucy Brown View Post
Between my Jeep and my Harley the waving has gotten ridiculous.
For those rare few that actually take their Jeeps off pavement, don't forget the courtesy of giving SOME kind of sign that you see the other guy.

I woulda thought that bikers would like some kind of recognition that they're seen and would, therefore, be eager to reciprocate in order to reward and encourage this safety gesture. But, then again, if they cared about safety...


-terry

"There are old bikers, and there are bold bikers, but there are no old, bold [non-waving] bikers." (He's selling his?)
01-04-2014 09:01 AM
Stormeister
Plush

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Originally Posted by Moose5 View Post
i just dont like how wranglers are slowly and surely losing their ruggedness
That's what the CJ guys said when the Wranglers came out and I agreed.

I love my 2012, but it does strike me as a little on the plush side. Then again, I'm old, I like companionship, and no wench has ever said it wasn't "jeepy" enough for her.
01-04-2014 08:15 AM
Lucy Brown
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Originally Posted by tjkamp View Post
I love my 2013 Rubicon. I love that it is Dune. I love Bacon, Mushrooms, and artichokes. I don't even really mind that every time I take the top off of the Jeep I get rained on. I'm thinking of quitting my current job and just driving my Jeep around topless to drought stricken areas.

There are many options on my Rubi that I would not have ordered if I had had the option of ordering the vehicle. But my old Cherokee, a 97' with 227,000 miles, finally died on me while trying to leave Florida to come home to Texas. I didn't care so much about what color it was, probably wouldn't have gotten electric windows, didn't get navigation, but I would have walked the 830 miles home if they hadn't had a Jeep with a manual transmission. We all have our quirks!

Personally, I feel that what makes a Jeep a Jeep is that you can make it into whatever you want it to be. What other vehicle has so many custom parts/mods available?

If you want to crawl the mall crawl the mall. If you want to crawl the trail crawl the trail. But shame on those that don't wave back! That really does get my crotchety old man side going. I drove 300 miles today, I got crotchety quite a bit along the way. Between of old Jeeps not waving back because "A JK isn't a real Jeep," and new Jeeps not waving back because their drivers are jackasses. WTH? Lol!

Sorry for the rant, sometimes it can't be helped.
Between my Jeep and my Harley the waving has gotten ridiculous. I cant go anywhere without waving to dozens of people. I don't wave anymore. It's just to much. I'm considering getting rid of my Jeep and Harley so I don't have to effing wave to people anymore.
01-04-2014 07:04 AM
XPADREX The onky gripe I have with "luxuries" in a Jeep is when they are used as a weapon in a thread about why someone's $50k vehicle is unacceptable. JKs are $22k. That's the entry point. Loaded out with goodies, it was never designed to be the same as another brand or vehicle that has a base price of 50k.

Frankly, this is why I wanted to keep it simple.... ...and add the performance features I need as I go along.

( like luxuries... our Patriot is a Latitude, and frankly the new Verano I help my father get this past week (with the leather group) has options and luxuries I both had never heard of, but would like in our eventual Patriot replacement.

I wouldn't want to wheel either... or, at least I would recognize that more tech equals potentially more to go wrong, and work through any problems that surface.

In a nutshell? It's not the luxo Jeeps but some of the whining that accompanies the purchase that is the turn off.
01-04-2014 06:30 AM
CrispyB New research shows that bacon, in over 92 percent of adults in the United States, is always on topic...
01-04-2014 06:30 AM
wheresmyjeep I hate eggplant with a vengeance


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Originally Posted by the Grouch View Post
I can't wait until they release the next gen Wrangler so mine is finally a real Jeep.
01-04-2014 05:59 AM
KittyPrawn Who made this thread off topic? Weren't we discussing bacon, beer, and breasts (chicken or female flavored)?
01-04-2014 04:11 AM
Jstraw Screw plush! Just more shit to soak up mud. Jk's are waterproof and every electronic connection I've come across is rubber locked. I have a stripped 13 jkur, my only dislike are the seats eat mud but some wet oky will solve that. You want plush, ride in a sahara. I think jeep did well with the dash tray, the nylon nets, hell, I love the steering wheel buttons, some rocky terrain and she starts switching channels and blasting sound in my head!
01-04-2014 02:59 AM
tjkamp No, but really, to each their own.
01-04-2014 02:55 AM
tjkamp At least I still get to smile and think, "What a fool," when I see someone in a Hummer or a Land Rover. Haha!
01-04-2014 02:53 AM
tjkamp
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Originally Posted by Moose5 View Post
I own a 2009 jku right now, and was looking around because i really aant that new engine and im bored of black... Was eye raping that dune color but i drove a buddys 2013 sahara the other day and i have to say... These new wranglers are WAY too plush. I like how everything in my 2009 is easily removable. Granted i have nav, but i like that.. "Plain" look in my jeep. These new jeeps just feel too comfortable, like if i was caught in the rain with the top off it be like i ruined my mercedes.

Dont mean to rant and sound like "its not a real jeep," i just dont like how wranglers are slowly and surely losing their ruggedness


I love my 2013 Rubicon. I love that it is Dune. I love Bacon, Mushrooms, and artichokes. I don't even really mind that every time I take the top off of the Jeep I get rained on. I'm thinking of quitting my current job and just driving my Jeep around topless to drought stricken areas.

There are many options on my Rubi that I would not have ordered if I had had the option of ordering the vehicle. But my old Cherokee, a 97' with 227,000 miles, finally died on me while trying to leave Florida to come home to Texas. I didn't care so much about what color it was, probably wouldn't have gotten electric windows, didn't get navigation, but I would have walked the 830 miles home if they hadn't had a Jeep with a manual transmission. We all have our quirks!

Personally, I feel that what makes a Jeep a Jeep is that you can make it into whatever you want it to be. What other vehicle has so many custom parts/mods available?

If you want to crawl the mall crawl the mall. If you want to crawl the trail crawl the trail. But shame on those that don't wave back! That really does get my crotchety old man side going. I drove 300 miles today, I got crotchety quite a bit along the way. Between of old Jeeps not waving back because "A JK isn't a real Jeep," and new Jeeps not waving back because their drivers are jackasses. WTH? Lol!

Sorry for the rant, sometimes it can't be helped.
01-04-2014 01:31 AM
RyRyBlack
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Originally Posted by siddious33 View Post
Back to the original point, for a moment. I always wanted a Wrangler, but never would pull the trigger on getting one because I needed it to also be my daily driver. The new engine in 2012 was the main turning point for me, but the additional "plushness" of the interior made it much easier for me to get my 2012 2 door Sahara.

For the record, I wave, I have taken it off-road and intend to do it more, and I do take the tops off when the weather permits.

Finally, and most importantly. I love bacon. (and mushrooms)
Yup, agree. Just bought a 2014 Sahara about a month ago. Always wanted a Wrangler, but every one I drove before was just too rough around the edges to keep me happy on highways and for the commute. This latest generation has best of both worlds! And yes, I have already taken it off road.
01-04-2014 01:26 AM
socalwk
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Originally Posted by NFRs2000NYC View Post
Thats gold right there. You sound like the kind of man that shaves with a chainsaw and gargles nails when you have a sore throat...amirite?
Thank you…thank you very much.
01-03-2014 05:31 PM
tomthbomb
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Originally Posted by socalwk View Post
Why I hate the new plush interior of the modern Wranglers...

  • I detest being comfortable.
  • I hate that it makes my wife even more eager to join me on the trail where she is more than happy to cook, clean, and shoot guns.
  • I can't stand that my in DASH GPS knows exactly where I am in relation to the nearest hospital/ER when I am in the middle of the Mojave Desert. I'd rather crawl on my hands and knees.
  • I hate turning on the heated seats so I can warm my soft supple
  • I wish my Power Heated Mirrors fogged up so I would be at risk of a car accident. I like to live....dangerously.
  • bottom during the winter snow runs.
  • Everything old is just better...hands down.

.
You need to crawl a trial with me in my CJ-7. I can accommodate all of your predilections.

01-03-2014 05:12 PM
SteedGun Well, I am guilty as charged. I sold my 2010 Rubicon 6 speed for a 2014 Rubicon X with auto trans and leather. What I didn't really understand is how much more powerful this Pentastar engine is. Wow, the surprises just keep coming on this Jeep. So, yes, I do like the new ones very much thank you.
01-03-2014 05:04 PM
tomthbomb
Quote:
I like bacon...on smoked deviled eggs:



I just made those tonight.
Smoked deviled eggs? Hell, I tried it. Couldn't keep'em lit!
01-03-2014 04:37 PM
NFRs2000NYC
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Originally Posted by socalwk View Post
Why I hate the new plush interior of the modern Wranglers...

  • I detest being comfortable.
  • I hate that it makes my wife even more eager to join me on the trail where she is more than happy to cook, clean, and shoot guns.
  • I can't stand that my in DASH GPS knows exactly where I am in relation to the nearest hospital/ER when I am in the middle of the Mojave Desert. I'd rather crawl on my hands and knees.
  • I hate turning on the heated seats so I can warm my soft supple
  • I wish my Power Heated Mirrors fogged up so I would be at risk of a car accident. I like to live....dangerously.
  • bottom during the winter snow runs.
  • Everything old is just better...hands down.




.
Thats gold right there. You sound like the kind of man that shaves with a chainsaw and gargles nails when you have a sore throat...amirite?
01-03-2014 04:19 PM
socalwk Why I hate the new plush interior of the modern Wranglers...

  • I detest being comfortable.
  • I hate that it makes my wife even more eager to join me on the trail where she is more than happy to cook, clean, and shoot guns.
  • I can't stand that my in DASH GPS knows exactly where I am in relation to the nearest hospital/ER when I am in the middle of the Mojave Desert. I'd rather crawl on my hands and knees.
  • I hate turning on the heated seats so I can warm my soft supple
  • I wish my Power Heated Mirrors fogged up so I would be at risk of a car accident. I like to live....dangerously.
  • bottom during the winter snow runs.
  • Everything old is just better...hands down.




.
01-03-2014 04:08 PM
panthermark Sidenote:

While the new engine and tranny started with the 2012's, the "plushness" started with the 2011's (still using the 3.8). That is when the original major interior redesign happened (including options for heated leather seats, bluetooth, and power heated mirrors)....along with a painted hard tops on the Sahara.
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