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Old 12-13-2018, 04:26 PM
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Golden Eagle

Hi Everyone still new to the Forum and starting my build.

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have added a dead rest pedal and HAM radio.

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Welcome to the Forum Mgauthreaux,

Yeah, Great looking Jeep. I prefer plain to a lot of factory decals. I think it looks better without. What mod is next? (There's always another new mod on the want list).

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Welcome! Glad you got rid of the the golden bat or whatever it was on the hood. Those decals steered me away from that variant.
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Hey there, how did you get rid of that hood decal? I'm thinking about buying a golden eagle and need to know how to get rid of it. Thanks, Mike
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Welcome to the Forum Mgauthreaux,

Yeah, Great looking Jeep. I prefer plain to a lot of factory decals. I think it looks better without. What mod is next? (There's always another new mod on the want list).

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Next mod is actually A Pillar Cube Lights. In the process of installing them this week along with an apollointech switch relay panel for when i install more lights.
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Hey there, how did you get rid of that hood decal? I'm thinking about buying a golden eagle and need to know how to get rid of it. Thanks, Mike
So i actually worked the removal of the Golden Eagle decals with the Dealership when i purchased it.
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Now I'm curious.

Why is it a long story? What more is there than "Hey.. I'll buy it if you remove the stickers"?
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Now I'm curious.

Why is it a long story? What more is there than "Hey.. I'll buy it if you remove the stickers"?

LOL, Long story is because i didn't want them removed the Wife didn't like how they looked..... The fact is on the test drive she noticed on the window sticker that there were no side impact rating. We have two kids so it was important to her to have a safe vehicle. after time in the showroom talking loudly and with the sales man and the sales manager that was her stipulation. Thats the short version. Bottom line is i got the Jeep at least.
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Hmmm...

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Doing all my research, i found a dealer 6 miles away from me that had 2 Golden Eagle JKU. I went to drive one today, they'd sold one that morning and just had one left. It was black, and gorgeous. There was no hood decal. He said they removed it because the model wasn't selling. I like the black, but it was the 5 spd auto.Took it for a ride and wasn't impressed. I may get the one in Texas.
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Doing all my research, i found a dealer 6 miles away from me that had 2 Golden Eagle JKU. I went to drive one today, they'd sold one that morning and just had one left. It was black, and gorgeous. There was no hood decal. He said they removed it because the model wasn't selling. I like the black, but it was the 5 spd auto.Took it for a ride and wasn't impressed. I may get the one in Texas.
I have an auto in mine and dont mind it.
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I have an auto in mine and dont mind it.
I had not driven an automatic Jeep until last week in Florida in an 8 speed rental JLU. That was nice and I think it may have spoiled me. That 5 speed JKU just didn't get my mojo flowing. It seemed like an eternity between up changes. But I usually don't like autos anyway.
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Now I'm curious.

Why is it a long story? What more is there than "Hey.. I'll buy it if you remove the stickers"? [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.wranglerforum.com/../images/smilies/smile.gif[/IMG]

LOL, Long story is because i didn't want them removed the Wife didn't like how they looked..... The fact is on the test drive she noticed on the window sticker that there were no side impact rating. We have two kids so it was important to her to have a safe vehicle. after time in the showroom talking loudly and with the sales man and the sales manager that was her stipulation. Thats the short version. Bottom line is i got the Jeep at least.
Funny story, did the salesman explained her that no Wrangler comes with side airbags on the back seat?
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I picked one up yesterday. One of the few brand new JKU models still on dealer lots. Didn't think I'd like the all white, but I do. Didn't think I'd like the eagle, but I do. I gots me a JKU again!
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Funny story, did the salesman explained her that no Wrangler comes with side airbags on the back seat?
Well he said that the Wranglers arent tested for side impact since you can remove the doors and add armor accessories. we viewed videos of wranglers in side impact and of her at the time Highlander and the views were such a slight difference she had nothing to really stand on.
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I picked one up yesterday. One of the few brand new JKU models still on dealer lots. Didn't think I'd like the all white, but I do. Didn't think I'd like the eagle, but I do. I gots me a JKU again!
NICE! i like it, there are some dealers that are now removing the Eagles because they are not selling.
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NICE! i like it, there are some dealers that are now removing the Eagles because they are not selling.
Yes, the local guy near me had 2. They took the hood decals off and sold one the day I went to look. I told the sales rep at the dealership in TX about that and he said they would not remove the decals due to liability. I guess someone might sue them for selling them a GE that's not a GE? False advertising? I don't know, but I like my hood decal.
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It's funny how the hood decal has grown on me since I started looking at the GE. I think it's because I associate it with Daisy Duke now, and the fact it's different.
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It's funny how the hood decal has grown on me since I started looking at the GE. I think it's because I associate it with Daisy Duke now, and the fact it's different.
My Question is Did you notice the Daisy Dukes on the tail feathers of the Eagle?
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I'd be curious to see that White Golden Eagle with black bedliner grille, fender flares and top..

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