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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-17-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,263
Posted By XPADREX
Our other vehicle, the Patriot, had to be driven...

Our other vehicle, the Patriot, had to be driven from PA to Ohio... so there were plenty of miles on it. I knew it when I bought it and secured a smokin' deal, and it was precisely the color we...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By XPADREX
Panthermark: Yes, insomuch that the weight...

Panthermark: Yes, insomuch that the weight savings is still there. It helps partially offset the new bumpers.

I am also looking into bicycle racks that could go back there.

My JK is my tow...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 04-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,148
Posted By XPADREX
Spare tire: to carry, or not to carry

I installed my Armor Lite rear bumper with lights yesterday, the one without a tire carrier. I wanted to save the weight, as I am running stock rubicon wheels/tires.
(I also have the armor lite...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-04-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By XPADREX
That Honda looks downright tactical compared to...

That Honda looks downright tactical compared to the ReNegate.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 03-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 11,713
Posted By XPADREX
It's ugly as sin. It looks like it was built by...

It's ugly as sin. It looks like it was built by committee... the wheel wells are all kinds of whatever, the front is higher than the bottom of the window line... it's like the bastard mutant...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-19-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By XPADREX
I'll let you know. I've had my Teraflex 2.5...

I'll let you know. I've had my Teraflex 2.5 coil/Bilstein kit in since Thanksgiving, but we're waiting for a warm spell (remember those?) to do the install.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,255
Posted By XPADREX
I would advise with all things not to confuse...

I would advise with all things not to confuse price with value.

The ACE rails are tough, well coated, and made in the U.S.

They are a value.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 02-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,123
Posted By XPADREX
I don't understand the "concern" in threads like...

I don't understand the "concern" in threads like this over how a JK two door drives. I've toured in one through 15 states in about 14 days, with my wife. We are both over 40, and felt the Wrangler...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-31-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,716
Posted By XPADREX
Here's the thing, gang. If they make too many...

Here's the thing, gang. If they make too many changes to the model, it will die off... only, a different vehicle may bear the name.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-30-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,716
Posted By XPADREX
Exactly... the minority who utilize the...

Exactly... the minority who utilize the capability drive the sales of the alleged majority of poseurs who want to look like they wheel.

There are, have been, and maybe always will be "better"...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-29-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,716
Posted By XPADREX
You can thank every poseur who thinks a Wrangler...

You can thank every poseur who thinks a Wrangler is a "$40,00 SUV" for any dramatic redesigns. When I read such comments, and how such an "expensive SUV" is a Phillistine amongst the fluid ballerinas...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-24-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,435
Posted By XPADREX
They are two different vehicles, based upin a...

They are two different vehicles, based upin a common platform. Test drive both, and get what you want.

I understand all of the reasons people "need" the 4 door... but frankly. I prefer the tight...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By XPADREX
I always wonder why some Jeeps need to be so...

I always wonder why some Jeeps need to be so heavily discounted, when the resale is great and the capacity is allegedly limited. That said, I bought mine for a Chrysler family price (wife has an aunt...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-14-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,958
Posted By XPADREX
Sorry for your loss, and the void left by your...

Sorry for your loss, and the void left by your pal. Best to you.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,478
Posted By XPADREX
Best is both, if either or, I went with the ACE....

Best is both, if either or, I went with the ACE. Added benefit of a side step for smaller passengers!
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,736
Posted By XPADREX
I don't truly get this as a large problem for...

I don't truly get this as a large problem for JKs, at least not that I hear routine complaints about... ...but. y point is, that if water fording was absolutely critical, I could use some of that 55k...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,736
Posted By XPADREX
You don't say? A Landcruiser starts at $79k. If I...

You don't say? A Landcruiser starts at $79k. If I had another $55k to throw at my JK, I expect it could go to Mars. ;)
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-08-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,108
Posted By XPADREX
I learned a long time ago to never look too...

I learned a long time ago to never look too closely. Your mileage may vary.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By XPADREX
Negative, Ghostrider. Oh, it CAN be done... but...

Negative, Ghostrider. Oh, it CAN be done... but it's not recommended.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 27,675
Posted By XPADREX
I hear ya, but there's a specific build focus for...

I hear ya, but there's a specific build focus for this vehicle at this time.

The issue for 35s for me is a matter of tire width and weight, rolling resistance, and maximizing performance of the...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 27,675
Posted By XPADREX
When I first bought my JK, my intention was to...

When I first bought my JK, my intention was to have a convertible with a backseat that could handle the "rigors" of rural Ohio living, with commutes to the "big city" on a regular basis.

I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,238
Posted By XPADREX
+1 I like ACE products, but wanted...

+1


I like ACE products, but wanted something lighter.
The cool thing about LoD is they make both "heavy" stockers, as well as Armor Lite versions, which use a thinner composite steel and...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,736
Posted By XPADREX
Great point.

Great point.
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,736
Posted By XPADREX
It's not a matter of settling, it's a matter of...

It's not a matter of settling, it's a matter of understanding both design and use intention, price point, and what you are paying for- and basing your expectations within the realm of appropriate...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 01-07-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,736
Posted By XPADREX
LOL You confirm a point I have made multipke...

LOL You confirm a point I have made multipke times (feel free to search): who finds the biggest flaws? People who pay too much fir what IS a $25k vehicle, but simply is adorned with extras.

I paid...
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