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Tommy3rd 08-25-2007 09:46 AM

future jeep owner
 
ever since I got my license 18 yrs ago I've wanted a jeep, but either never had the money or just thought it was impractical for someone starting a family. Now that I have a practical family van that i'm keeping i can finally buy my jeep.
I've gone 4 wheelin once with my cousin in his 99 stock 4.0L Sport and enjoyed it very much (except for the water running in the jeep). I don't think i'll be doing any off-roading though until i pay off the jeep that i'm planning to buy. :)

gordon 08-25-2007 11:00 AM

Welcome to WF!
Good group of people here and they have bin very helpful to me.

Dare2BSquare 08-25-2007 11:16 AM

Welcome to WF!

A little water never hurt anyone!!!

We'll train you right.

activelydying 08-25-2007 04:52 PM

Welcome to the forum.

What kind of Jeep you looking at?


May I suggest a 99 TJ, maybe even in black with some new 33's and rocker guards free thanks to this forum. :D

Dare2BSquare 08-25-2007 05:25 PM

I'll take that free 99 tj. Sign me up!!!

activelydying 08-25-2007 05:27 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dare2BSquare (Post 126976)
I'll take that free 99 tj. Sign me up!!!


Just pay me ten grand for shipping and it's yours.:D

Dare2BSquare 08-25-2007 06:08 PM

I'll come and get it.

When and where?

Tommy3rd 08-26-2007 12:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by activelydying (Post 126963)
What kind of Jeep you looking at?

Thank you all for the warm welcome.

Since im new to this, I don't want to be all gung-ho and get a rubicon, so I'm stickin with a base X with the S package, manual w/ soft top with 17" tires. I'm also throwing in side airbags, side steps, and limited slip rear differentials. I still haven't decided if I want the Power convenience package just to get the alarm or just leave it as it is. do their alarms even have a proximity sensor for when the top is down? Am I better off with an aftermarket one?

I came close to getting an 07 base sahara with 18" tires on the lot which they were giving to me at the same price to the one I configured but it had half doors, which was a deal breaker for me. I remember my cousin's half doors and I didn't like the zippered windows. Granted it looked beautiful with the top down and the upper half off, but it was still a pain. Plus it would only be used and removed for only 4 months out of the year.

debruins 08-27-2007 07:10 PM

Welcome to WF
:wavey:
once you get your new jeep dont forget to wave!

dont get 18" wheels, they will suck offroad and be hard ot find tires for, if you think you will get into wheeling you really should get the rubi, but i know it is REALLY expensive, and as for the power convienince same thing, if you plan on going off road and going though streams it will only cuase problems, but if not then its is very nice ot have, it all depends on what oyu think you will end up doing with it

Tommy3rd 10-06-2007 05:44 PM

update
 
I just ordered the jeep yesterday. now the waiting begins. it's an X soft top, but the dealer told me 6 - 8 wks wait.


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