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Old 01-02-2015, 04:53 PM
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Newby Buying A JKU

Just a new guy planning on buying a JKU in the next couple of weeks. My Silverado was totaled in an accident two days before Christmas and I wasn't planning a vehicle purchase so it's been a crash research course on Wranglers.

I've driven a pickup since 1980 when I was 20 but in the back of my head I've wanted a Jeep since a buddy had a CJ-5 back then. In fact I almost bought one before I bought that first pickup. But life and kids got in the way and I never got that Jeep. Well now that I need a new ride the wife says you've always wanted a Jeep, why don't you look at one. A 10 minute test drive at a dealer had me hooked and sorry Chevy, doesn't look like I'll be getting another Silverado.

Anyways I've been lurking here for a week or so and have picked up a ton of info about what to look for. Now hopefully my settlement will get here in a week or two and I can join the club. My only regret is I don't have the timeframe to order one and get exactly what I want.


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funny i totaled my chevy and bought a jku i have no regrets other than i should of bought a jeep earlier
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Old 01-02-2015, 10:06 PM
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Slight change of plans. Just got off the phone after ordering my new Willys Wrangler!! After talking it over with the wife she said just order the darn thing. E-mailed a few dealers with my want list and got a smokin' deal from the closest to me. So the wait begins for a copper brown Willys JKU. Dealer will place order first thing in AM and then e-mail the info.

And thanks for the welcome, everyone.

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