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Rubiconpoor 01-15-2013 07:58 PM

Enough is never enough
 
I know we all have different levels of Jeeps and we all add "mods" until we run out of money. Then we save up and start again.
My question is when will I be done? I guess when I'm dead or just broke. I think it is a addiction.
What about you?

kjeeper10 01-15-2013 08:20 PM

Never :D

JEEPDON 01-15-2013 08:42 PM

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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 (Post 3233734)
Never :D

X2 Never, Never

RattleDogUSA 01-15-2013 08:46 PM

The only cure for modding is poverty.


Applies to racing and buying guns too ;)

jp2611 01-15-2013 08:47 PM

What makes it worse for me is I said I liked my Jeep so much when I got it I wasn't going to change it at all.......I have now spent almost as much in mods (some done more than once) than I paid for the Jeep 9 years ago....nope not done yet...just not sure what is next.....

WatchThis! 01-15-2013 08:57 PM

Dont even get me started, I still have a lonnnng way to go.

Joe Dirt 01-15-2013 11:02 PM

I bought a stock new Jeep in 2003 and spent 10 years moding it. Then my daughter wrecked and totaled it and I was done moding it. That was the end and the only end to moding your Jeep. The bad news is that I ordered a brand new one and will start over again so the disease can not be whiped out.

gr8fulKID 01-15-2013 11:16 PM

The destination is the journey...

RattleDogUSA 01-15-2013 11:31 PM

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Originally Posted by Joe Dirt
I bought a stock new Jeep in 2003 and spent 10 years moding it. Then my daughter wrecked and totaled it and I was done moding it. That was the end and the only end to moding your Jeep. The bad news is that I ordered a brand new one and will start over again so the disease can not be whiped out.

Again, the ONLY cure to modding is poverty :)

allblackedout 01-15-2013 11:31 PM

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Originally Posted by gr8fulKID
The destination is the journey...

Ah and there it is. I was waiting for that. A very true statement and something I live by.

The_Chief 01-15-2013 11:36 PM

I stopped modding at 300 miles....lift, tires, wheels, lights, a few misc. cosmetics... Done.

I actually got sick of it....sifting thru all the bullshit--good reviews, bad reviews, back orders, etc... For me, it's a relief to be done.

Joe Dirt 01-15-2013 11:36 PM

Poverty won't stop it. I'll just start making highlift holders out of fencepost straps.

Rubiconpoor 01-16-2013 07:18 PM

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Originally Posted by The_Chief
I stopped modding at 300 miles....lift, tires, wheels, lights, a few misc. cosmetics... Done.

I actually got sick of it....sifting thru all the bullshit--good reviews, bad reviews, back orders, etc... For me, it's a relief to be done.

You are stronger willed than me!!!

The_Chief 01-16-2013 07:26 PM

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Originally Posted by Rubiconpoor (Post 3237895)

You are stronger willed than me!!!

You know, I hate to say, but you're only 1 ride away from totalling it--always. Not being negative, but it only takes 1 asshole to do that... I have the $$ for more; it's just principle now... I've sunk $4k worth of mods into this thing (no labor costs)... If something were to happen now, I'd be ok with that number and willing to do it again...Throw it in the gutter and go buy another.

If I sunk 20k in mods and something happened though, I'd be sick.

WatchThis! 01-16-2013 07:35 PM

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Originally Posted by The_Chief (Post 3237931)

If I sunk 20k in mods and something happened though, I'd be sick.

Ahh thats just life. Oh lah De Oh Lah Dah life goes on!!!!

Rubiconpoor 01-16-2013 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by The_Chief

You know, I hate to say, but you're only 1 ride away from totalling it--always. Not being negative, but it only takes 1 asshole to do that... I have the $$ for more; it's just principle now... I've sunk $4k worth of mods into this thing (no labor costs)... If something were to happen now, I'd be ok with that number and willing to do it again...Throw it in the gutter and go buy another.

If I sunk 20k in mods and something happened though, I'd be sick.

If I sunk 20k into my jeep in mods, my wife would Want to kill me. Instead she would just be very cranky. I'm lucky that she is ok with mods as long as I don't go crazy and I pay Cash!!

WatchThis! 01-16-2013 07:44 PM

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Originally Posted by Rubiconpoor (Post 3238012)
If I sunk 20k into my jeep in mods, my wife would Want to kill me. Instead she would just be very cranky. I'm lucky that she is ok with mods as long as I don't go crazy and I pay Cash!!

Orrrrr you can always get rid of the wife and spend way over 20k in mods:whistling:

HK_Runner 01-16-2013 07:45 PM

I'm trying to save instead. I'd like to retire someday and I already have other expensive hobbies...road biking and mountain biking. It's tough though- I like to live for today.

Rubiconpoor 01-16-2013 07:59 PM

^ we make sure to pay savings and retirement first. I can always wait on Mods.

WatchThis! 01-16-2013 08:37 PM

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Originally Posted by Rubiconpoor (Post 3238085)
^ we make sure to pay savings and retirement first. I can always wait on Mods.

Sadly I see a lot of people who dont do this. I have guys working for me who start out at 70k a year and live paycheck to paycheck. The future never even comes into there minds.

RattleDogUSA 01-17-2013 10:37 AM

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Originally Posted by WatchThis!

Orrrrr you can always get rid of the wife and spend way over 20k in mods:whistling:

Worked for me! ;)

WatchThis! 01-17-2013 11:32 AM

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Originally Posted by RattleDogUSA (Post 3240232)

Worked for me! ;)

Did you know that your Ex catching her best friend in your jeep can cause a whole lot of shit to hit the fan? It really is funny you should try it.

RUBI13 01-17-2013 11:50 AM

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Originally Posted by Rubiconpoor (Post 3238085)
^ we make sure to pay savings and retirement first. I can always wait on Mods.

That's fine to a point, but what if you/we are not here to spend your/our savings/retirement. Enjoy your life now, no one can count on being here later! :dance:

WatchThis! 01-17-2013 11:59 AM

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Originally Posted by RUBI13 (Post 3240462)

That's fine to a point, but what if you/we are not here to spend your/our savings/retirement. Enjoy your life now, no one can count on being here later! :dance:

I used to save like crazy. Had an uncle who all ways told me you have to live for today every now and again, you never knew when it was your turn to go. Well he was killed at work climbing a power pole the week before he was going to move into the new house he and my aunt had built.

I still put up for the future, but I also dont have a problem anymore buying something I want if I can swing it.

HK_Runner 01-17-2013 12:01 PM

I am counting on being here later. I have enough toys but I also wanted to have one year's worth of living expenses in hand. I recently did that. That habit is now making me much more careful when I do spend money. Granted, I did just drop $2,000 on toys this past month. Now's it's back to austerity for a while...till it's time for my lift and tires (OME, control arms, gusset, truss, and who knows what else). :)

I'm lucky in one way though...I don't do much for looks. I'm past that stage. I only get stuff I am sure I need.

rics1997 01-17-2013 12:06 PM

Well like AA we need a JA group with our own 12 step program lol

BManz 01-17-2013 01:07 PM

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Originally Posted by rics1997 (Post 3240515)
Well like AA we need a JA group with our own 12 step program lol

Step 1: lift
Step 2: shocks
Step 3: wheels/tires
Step 4: armor
Step 5: more lift
Step 6: D60s
Step 7: more armor
Step 8:...........................

CCK 01-17-2013 01:42 PM

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Originally Posted by BManz (Post 3240745)
Step 1: lift
Step 2: shocks
Step 3: wheels/tires
Step 4: armor
Step 5: more lift
Step 6: D60s
Step 7: more armor
Step 8:...........................

lights
winch

BManz 01-17-2013 02:48 PM

We'll resort to this:

http://img834.imageshack.us/img834/5...orjeepmods.jpg

RattleDogUSA 01-17-2013 04:20 PM

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Originally Posted by WatchThis!

Did you know that your Ex catching her best friend in your jeep can cause a whole lot of shit to hit the fan? It really is funny you should try it.

Nice!

Do you know why divorce is so expensive?

BECAUSE ITS WORTH IT ;)


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