New to TJs, Jeeps, & WF - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > Community Forums > WF New Member Check In

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 05-09-2011, 12:37 PM
Thread Starter
  #1
Jeeper
 
AC0QR's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Reston, VA
Posts: 245
New to TJs, Jeeps, & WF

Hello everyone! After years of wanting and months of searching, last weekend I got myself a '98 TJ with 104k on the clock. I read several forums and decided that WF would be a good first place to join due to the friendly patrons and Wrangler-specific topics.

A little about me: I'm 26, live & work in Boulder Colorado, and I'm an electrical engineer by profession. I enjoy working on anything that burns gas and/or oil. I got my start in the school of busted knuckles in college (Georgia Tech) when I blew the head gasket on my '88 XR4Ti. Armed with a shop manual and a socket set, I managed to turn a perfectly good Thanksgiving weekend into a sort-of working car. Lucky for me the XR has a small but dedicated following of (crazed) collectors, so I sold it for 900 bucks a few months later.

Needless to say, I'm glad now to wrench on a vehicle where the engine bay is the size of a small apartment and I don't need the jaws of life to get to the spark plugs (except for that front one, dang A/C compressor is in the way).

73,

Tyler

__________________
Always Remember: Safety Third!
AC0QR is offline   Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 05:47 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Oregon
Posts: 657
Tyler,

What say OM. N1AS here. Nice to see another ham on the list, and a young one at that! (hi hi)

My current Jeep is a 2008 Unlimited X. A bit newer (and more costly) than yours, but then again, I'm 50 so I can afford bigger toys! It is compensation for old age :-)

Anyway, just saying hi!

73

- Keith -

n1as is offline   Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 05:51 PM   #3
In a trailer in the woods

WF Supporting Member
 
Barrie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Greater downtown Brownsville,Kentucky
Posts: 68,908
Send a message via AIM to Barrie Send a message via Yahoo to Barrie
Welcome
__________________
Skillfully disguised as a responsible adult


Barrie is online now   Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 05-09-2011, 06:36 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
YJjeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Romney WV
Posts: 1,608
Welcome to WF! Glad to have ya.
__________________
No longer a jeeper, BUT I will return!
YJjeep is offline   Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 09:30 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
blkrubi88's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Clayton NC
Posts: 33,213
Welcome!
__________________
I can only please one person a day and today is not your day and tomorrow is not looking good either!



CHRIS
blkrubi88 is offline   Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 09:48 PM   #6
Jeeper
 
Ageless Stranger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 26,890
Welcome to WF!
Ageless Stranger is offline   Quote
Old 05-09-2011, 09:59 PM   #7
I am JD & It's my dream

WF Lifetime Member
WF Supporting Member
::WF Administrator::
 
JDsDream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: The Peach State
Posts: 30,758
Welcome to the Forum Tyler
__________________
The kind of woman that when my feet hit the floor each morning the devil says "Oh Crap, She's up!"

To All Of Our Forum Veterans and Active Service Members.
Our Debt To You Is Greater Than We Could Ever Repay.
Thank You

__________________ThinBlueLine_________________


Become a Supporting Member!
JDsDream is offline   Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 12:20 PM
Thread Starter
  #8
Jeeper
 
AC0QR's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Reston, VA
Posts: 245
Thanks everyone for the warm welcome.

N1AS, you're 59. The first add-on to the truck will be a big 2/6m mobile so I can talk to the geezers on the repeaters!
__________________
Always Remember: Safety Third!
AC0QR is offline   Quote
Old 05-10-2011, 02:25 PM   #9
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
MbRich's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Naperville, IL
Posts: 517
welcome

__________________
2005 LJ - Black - Hardtop; 2" BB; 32" Cooper STT on 15x8 Black D-window Rims
1994 YJ - Green - Dual Top (Retired) Living life of luxury in TN
www.ddoffroad.com
MbRich is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why Do Jeeps Get Bad Gas Mileage PHIXIOUS General Jeep Discussion 68 09-12-2013 02:12 PM
You know you're driving a YJ when: Incursorio Off-Topic 11 10-13-2011 06:37 PM
running with a group of jeeps RIPBiker13 General Jeep Discussion 9 07-23-2007 09:36 AM
Are Military jeeps as wide as the commercial Jeeps nationwide General Jeep Discussion 3 07-17-2007 09:49 PM





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, Gladiator, Mopar and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to FCA US LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with FCA US LLC.