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post #3796 of 23296 Old 09-05-2013, 06:48 AM
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I'm gonna need some "private" pictures sent to me to make a final decision.



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Dang Chuck, good job! Ill do my best to remember to vote!
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Hey f12 guys, I really need your help!!!

My lady has entered Poison Spyder's Search for the next Spyder Girl competition. She loves jeepin, owns a nice Cherokee herself, and really digs hitting the trails with us. I may be biased but I think she's the best girl for the job, so if you could help her to the next level of the contest by casting your vote for her!

Click here: http://woobox.com/i5i89k then click Vote, and find her photo. You can vote 1 time per day, and she would really appreciate all the votes she can get!






Voting begins tomorrow, Thursday.

Thanks guys!
... Poison Spyder sticker looks crooked in pic 2

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I Had both of them angled.

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post #3799 of 23296 Old 09-05-2013, 08:06 AM
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OK. Just making sure you weren't drunk decaling again

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post #3800 of 23296 Old 09-05-2013, 08:08 AM
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Got it installed today:



And for those playing "where's Waldo", I mean shifty, he's there if you look hard enough.
That's exactly where I was going to put mine. Decided on the windshield tho. I have to remember to get my pic up on here someday. Black FTW

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post #3802 of 23296 Old 09-05-2013, 08:55 AM
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Cut the racial slurs or I will ban the lot of you.

And if you want to have a coversation, take it to PM or just call each other. No need to air this here.

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post #3803 of 23296 Old 09-05-2013, 09:07 AM
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I increased the price with cash after all of that! My mechanic wasn't buying it, just pointing things out I would not have seen. I drove my babe for 11 years and it fell apart in weird ways but that is what Jeeps do. No one was trying to '***' him especially when I offered more.
What I have come to realize about being a YJ or "older" Jeep owner is that a rational mind is a hindrance. Owning a Wrangler, especially a modified older Wrangler, isn't something a rational person would do. It takes a lot of work, tinkering, and dedication - PASSION - to keep things working as they should. You have to remember and know things other vehicle owners take for granted.

Injecting a disinterested, neutral, rational 3rd party mechanic into your decision making process was a very rational thing to do. Unfortunately, I will guarantee you that if we took all the YJ of the Month winners from the last 3 years - the YJs that we as a community feel are head and shoulders above others on here - and put them in front of a disinterested, neutral 3rd party mechanic, he'd probably find at least 3 things "wrong" with all of them.

Buying a modified Jeep, designed for extreme driving off road, should not be a make-or-break decision based upon minor issues. Hell, how many of us, including me, have bought a YJ without it even running - not knowing if the engine was toast or not? A lot of us. Why? because we know and we relish the opportunity to fix the little things, improve the big things, and build it how we want it.

If you want a very capable 4WD Jeep Wrangler that's perfect, the JKU Rubicons are only $35-$45K. with a $10k down payment, your monthly payments will be around $450. OR - you buy a well built TJ like the one you looked at, and sink (on average over a year) about $250 a month in upkeep, upgrades, and tires.

The choice is yours, but either way, it's not made with the rational mind. It's about PASSION.

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What I have come to realize about being a YJ or "older" Jeep owner is that a rational mind is a hindrance. Owning a Wrangler, especially a modified older Wrangler, isn't something a rational person would do. It takes a lot of work, tinkering, and dedication - PASSION - to keep things working as they should. You have to remember and know things other vehicle owners take for granted.

Injecting a disinterested, neutral, rational 3rd party mechanic into your decision making process was a very rational thing to do. Unfortunately, I will guarantee you that if we took all the YJ of the Month winners from the last 3 years - the YJs that we as a community feel are head and shoulders above others on here - and put them in front of a disinterested, neutral 3rd party mechanic, he'd probably find at least 3 things "wrong" with all of them.

Buying a modified Jeep, designed for extreme driving off road, should not be a make-or-break decision based upon minor issues. Hell, how many of us, including me, have bought a YJ without it even running - not knowing if the engine was toast or not? A lot of us. Why? because we know and we relish the opportunity to fix the little things, improve the big things, and build it how we want it.

If you want a very capable 4WD Jeep Wrangler that's perfect, the JKU Rubicons are only $35-$45K. with a $10k down payment, your monthly payments will be around $450. OR - you buy a well built TJ like the one you looked at, and sink (on average over a year) about $250 a month in upkeep, upgrades, and tires.

The choice is yours, but either way, it's not made with the rational mind. It's about PASSION.

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Agreed. Very well said.
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Lucca. Good perspective. Rational. I like it!

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Cut the racial slurs or I will ban the lot of you.

And if you want to have a coversation, take it to PM or just call each other. No need to air this here.
Sorry. Typing like I talk again.

Just curious here. What does a ban consist of? Is it a lifetime deal, couple of months, weeks, or does it vary depending on the severity and discretion of the mod?

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Sorry. Typing like I talk again.

Just curious here. What does a ban consist of? Is it a lifetime deal, couple of months, weeks, or does it vary depending on the severity and discretion of the mod?
I think the latter from what I've heard/seen.

While Anti is answering questions, how does one become a mod?

I know you're always on and have like a bajillion tech posts but did you apply or did they seek you out?

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I think the latter from what I've heard/seen.

While Anti is answering questions, how does one become a mod?

I know you're always on and have like a bajillion tech posts but did you apply or did they seek you out?
It's up to the discretion of the moderators. Plural. Unless it is a blatant violation of the rules then it is instantly done after a warning. Sometimes a warning via PM and sometimes a public one like up there^^.

As for the moderator initiation, its a secret but it involves a tin of baked beans (preference of the new mod) a couple party balloons and a very interesting ****** that you ***** out in your jeep while ***** on a ********** with an adult tricycle.

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.... Am I the only one that's getting turned on by the MOD selection process?!?

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.... Am I the only one that's getting turned on by the MOD selection process?!?
Yes, yes you are.

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