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post #12436 of 13888 Old 09-17-2013, 12:39 PM
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Buy it take the winch resell for profit
You missed the format it is:

1. Buy
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3. Sell
4.??????
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this is also my second set of RC springs this year. I'd rather spend the money again and get something that will last.
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post #12437 of 13888 Old 09-17-2013, 06:37 PM
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When you are so used to repairs being so difficult that brute force is needed, that it escapes you that sometimes all you need to do is put down the wrench and spray some lube, and you problem magically fixes itself...

When you realize that all manuals neglect to mention the most important part of a repair... The Blood Sacrifice.
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post #12438 of 13888 Old 09-17-2013, 06:40 PM
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When you are so used to repairs being so difficult that brute force is needed, that it escapes you that sometimes all you need to do is put down the wrench and spray some lube, and you problem magically fixes itself...

When you realize that all manuals neglect to mention the most important part of a repair... The Blood Sacrifice.
No need. The blood draws itself through battered fingers.

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post #12439 of 13888 Old 09-17-2013, 11:54 PM
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Yeah but most of the time it grows back in a couple of weeks.

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post #12440 of 13888 Old 09-18-2013, 05:03 PM
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When your gf overhears you saying "shes a temperamental ***** and p***** me off" and doesn't get mad
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post #12441 of 13888 Old 09-18-2013, 05:06 PM
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When you are so used to repairs being so difficult that brute force is needed, that it escapes you that sometimes all you need to do is put down the wrench and spray some lube, and you problem magically fixes itself...

When you realize that all manuals neglect to mention the most important part of a repair... The Blood Sacrifice.
The very first repair I did was my clutch. Busted my knuckles twice n while taking off the flywheel bolts the socket slipped and the breaker bar busted me right in the nose. That was quite the rush. I should have taken that as a sign... To wear a full face helmet when working in it.

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post #12442 of 13888 Old 09-18-2013, 05:06 PM
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When your gf overhears you saying "shes a temperamental ***** and p***** me off" and doesn't get mad
Lol. Good one

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post #12443 of 13888 Old 09-18-2013, 06:59 PM
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-Mag mini flashlights hidden around the cabin act as primary lighting
-Parts drop off while driving, horrifying passengers, while you just shrug and go "eh"
-Everyone else calls your rig "rusty" - you see rust as "patina"
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post #12444 of 13888 Old 09-18-2013, 08:20 PM
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YKYDAYJW:

-Mag mini flashlights hidden around the cabin act as primary lighting
-Parts drop off while driving, horrifying passengers, while you just shrug and go "eh"
-Everyone else calls your rig "rusty" - you see rust as "patina"
For whatever reason, I had about 4 bolts, some washers, and some nuts rolling around the pan of our YJ. I think they were extras from the rock slider project. I didn't think much of it until a coworker jumped in the back seat as 3 of us went to lunch. He yelled over the wind and rattle, "what are these for" with a look of concern. I replied, "seat belts" then laughed as he tugged at the belt to ensure it was connected.

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post #12445 of 13888 Old 09-19-2013, 01:30 PM
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This thread is soooo funny!!! My last car was 17 years old so I understand the love

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post #12446 of 13888 Old 09-19-2013, 06:12 PM
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Just learned another one, when you discover that rolling down the window on your driver's side full door causes it to pull the door bar and open the door... When you are getting on the interstate. Gotta say love my YJ, but oh do I hate the doors. If it wasn't for the fact that that is where the JP logo goes they would NOT be going back on.
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post #12447 of 13888 Old 09-19-2013, 08:29 PM
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Just learned another one, when you discover that rolling down the window on your driver's side full door causes it to pull the door bar and open the door... When you are getting on the interstate. Gotta say love my YJ, but oh do I hate the doors. If it wasn't for the fact that that is where the JP logo goes they would NOT be going back on.

doors are for storing the jeep in winter not for driving lol

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post #12448 of 13888 Old 09-19-2013, 09:21 PM
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YKTDAYJW you forget to put it under the carport overnight get in it in the morning and drive to work with no doors or windows 58 degrees outside and raining on the inside from all the dew that had collected on the top! Just smiled and said man I love my Jeep!
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post #12449 of 13888 Old 09-21-2013, 05:10 PM
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YKYDAYJW You start figuring out how to adapt your tools for the repair you need case in point, have to bend the lock release bar back in shape? Give me a vise and a power outlet box and that issue with the window getting caught on the lock will be fixed right up.
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post #12450 of 13888 Old 09-22-2013, 12:28 AM
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YKTDAYJW you forget to put it under the carport overnight get in it in the morning and drive to work with no doors or windows 58 degrees outside and raining on the inside from all the dew that had collected on the top! Just smiled and said man I love my Jeep!
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