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YAY! Your all here to celebrate day of the jeep.
01/11/10
Aka
(0lllll0)

Which resembles a jeep grill....

Historic day and will only ever happen once in our lifetime, never again because we wont be around in 2110!

So if you had a jeep got a jeep or wish you had one post a comment!

We have two
'94 cherokee (xj)
Came from a mudpit in vermont
3" lift
Dick cepek wheels
Modest hankook dynapro mt's 31x10.5x15
No floors. But no rust, i love it!


96" cherokee (xj)
From vermont also
Pristine
Stock
She drives it....

Salute to my fallen friend the '89 cherokee pioneer. Rest in peace sally :p..

Thats right! We run are bumpers stright up!

Wishes that i own a forward control jeep...someday

Only in a JEEP
 

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Yep.

My fallen Jeeps
1978 J10 No floors but had a plow, oh the money I could have made, Died 1997
1989 Cherokee lived it last years in Cali, unfortunately the kid I sold it too passed as well. RIP Sean 8-14-2008.
A FC would be cool. But a Commando would be cooler.
 

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Me & my old CJ-5 on top of the world:




Getting something to drink:




Quite a while ago. way up in the Rockies.
Had alot of adventures in that old Jeep.
 

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Had many a 4WD vehicle, but never a Jeep. Had a 84 Ramcharger w/32X11.50s on it, locking Dana60 in the rear and a Dana44 in the front, it was a high test sucking pig,LOL. Went through any amount of snow, stop??? not so much. Had a couple Subarus in the 80s,a Brat and a Wagon, unstoppable and indestructable. Had a VW bug, great on road or off. Currently got a Durango and a high end Tacoma 4wd, never had either in the crazy deep mud but from driving the two I can tell you the Tacoma is the more capable vehicle.
Jeeps are long heralded for their abilities. Driving a CJ with a ragtop in NY in the dead of winter takes a certain attitude for sure,LOL. Maybe one day I'll get one just for fun. The one thing Jeep makes that I would LOVE to own is this:


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Currently own two Jeeps:
1981 CJ-8 Scrambler. Chevy TBI 305 (had a 350 for 14 years); stock T176 4 speed; swapped in Dana 44 rear with Detroit Locker; stock front with an Aussie Locker; 4" Superlift suspension (probably about 3" by now); 33" BFG Mud Terrains. Bought it the day I graduated college, May 18, 1986. It was bone stock with 35,000 miles. Every nick, every scratch, every dent and every modification is mine.
2005 Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. Mostly stock with a 6 speed trans, lockers, 2 tops etc. I did install a Skyjacker 2" lift, some 32" Firestone Destination MTs and a Pioneer stereo. I bought this one used. I had a 2004 Unlimited that I had bought new, before the Rubicon package, the dual tops or the 6 speed were available. The Rubi landed on one of our lots, so I got a great price on it, and sold my 2004.
Sadly, the little go-kart in this pic was sold. Damned economy!
 

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chuck awesome pics!!

A guy in the next town has that grand Mark, its a head turner. I can hear the power coming from the center exhaust.
 

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chuck awesome pics!!
Thanks! I had alot of fun with that old CJ.
Those pictures are up on the Collegiate Range,
at about 13,000 feet. the first one is above timberline.
Alot of stories go with that Old CJ-5.
One great one:

My wife and I are up in Central City Colorado, right after they opened up for Gambling, we were out cruising around looking for a parking spot, and I had to go to the bathroom. it was dark and snowy out,
Saw what I thought was a road, and turned up into what I thought was a road into the woods.
it wasnt.

It was a Clear cut Mountain side. and I was too stupid to turn around.
So, I climbed up the side of this extremely steep mountain until I found a Flat area to take care of business.
Drove out the way I came up, and my wife (girlfriend at the time)
had ahold of the oh- you- know- what bar on the dashboard. screaming at me to watch what the heck I was doing before I killed us both.
Thought I made a clean getaway, that is until we started walking into the door of a casino.
There was a large crowd of people outside talking quite loud about the maniac who just climbed up the side of that mountain.
Then turned around and drove right off.
I couldnt help but smile.
 

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classic story chuck, lol!

Suweet scrambler chris! That gocart is nice.
Yeah, I really liked it. It was made as a dealer promo in 1984: factory correct colors, stripes, logos, even had decal for the gas filler and the "unleaded' sticker. I had it for a few years, and entered it in a few car shows, even drove it around the track during the P.A. Jeepers All Breed Jeep Show in York one year. I sold it to a fellow member of the Scrambler Owners club, so I know it went to someone who could appreciate it, but I really miss it.
 

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Anyone here own a late model Wrangler Unlimited four door?? I know a guy who has one and wants to get rid of it. Both tops, larger after market tires (nothing crazy) fully loaded inside and out with nerf bars and a grill setup.

His wife hates it so it has to go - it is a 2008 and it has like 4000 on it so it is still like new. I have also heard him refer to her as his baby so I anticipate it has been bathed and pampered accordingly. The few times i have seen it, she was pristine.

Wondering about the warranty as it was under the OLD Chrysler....... Am considering it as a "fun" ride for the summer. I like the idea of the four doors and the convertible with the rollbar being behind the rear seat to protect the kids as opposed to the two door where they are seated up in the air and behind the rollbar. (thats a good sell to the wife).

Interested in anyone's thoughts with some experience..... even insurance doesn't seem too bad. On a cash deal he is willing to give me a decent price. Much cheaper than the cost of a new one without the any goodies...

Anyone have any thoughts??
 

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Dip they are nice. I think you can buy a service contract on it if needed. Unsure of the insurance though. It will be comfortable as it has four coil springs as opposed to four leaf packs. Depending on tired you might have some road noise. Maybe not. Hard to say really. Borrow it and drive it like 100 miles. Havnt heard too much about any real problems with them. Maybe humvee can chime in and tell u something. He has a jk.
 

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Pierre, is that jeep with the bumper straight up the same one you drove to my apartment two years ago? And if so, what happened???
nope, that was my '89. Dad had rolled it in a ditch then gave it to me. It was leaking gas out of the o-rings on the injectors after we had fixed it 7 times. It was losing compression and it was time to retire. Finally something went with the ignition control module and i said lets go buy a new one. Couldve fixed her.... Had 195k miles on that 4.0L. I wanted the wheels and tires off it and they used a loader to pick it up and to bumper bracket let go on it smashing the tail light.

The one i drove to your house is the other picture....
 

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Im active in slotcars, and saw this thread...this is awesome, didnt even realize that!

This is The Beast, my current '00 Wrangler Sport. I bought it used in '03 and is my 5th Jeep, the rest were a '78 CJ-7 Renegade (my first vehicle ever), '81 CJ-7 Laredo, '85 Scrambler, and '95 Wrangler rio grande edition.

 

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Wondering about the warranty as it was under the OLD Chrysler....
Anyone have any thoughts??
Hello there!
I would call your nearest Jeep dealer and speak to the service department and give them the Vin #. Ask how much warranty is left, and what it covers, and is there any deductibles. Do you need to transfer the warranty for a fee, or is it free. Also check any warranty claims it has had in it's life and what they are.
Chrysler sometimes has had origonal owner type stuff with their warranties, but If you are the 2nd owner I think you still can get balance of "bumper to bumper" for a small transfer fee, and the powertrain remainder too.
Let us know...:wave:
 
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