I'm assuming most of these comments are pointed at me.
I'm one of those people that has a hard time keeping a car more than a year. So I have to be careful to not spend too much money. Otherwise I'll lose a lot when I sell it. That's why I bought one that already had $4k invested into it for $4k and had low miles for it's age, 116k. I'll probably keep it 2 years and resell it. Some of the parts will come off and be resold and some will stay on the jeep. And I'll probably be out $2k. $1k a year to use a vehicle is acceptable to me.
As far as power goes, it's still faster than a stock 4.0, and more than fast enough to pull out into traffic. If I want speed I'll go for a ride on my 180 hp Kawasaki zx12r.
This is my wife's DD, it'll be used on pavement 98% of its life with us. And if I need lower gearing I have low range. It's not like it's a rock crawler.
5.9 Limited, RE 4" lift, RE FTB, JK take offs w/ 255/75/17 BFG MT's, 1.25" wheel adapters, ARB Bumper, Superwinch LP10000, K&N intake, Flowmaster, custom JL & Focal stereo, 20% tint, KOR roof mount tire carrier, JCR sliders, cobra 75 wx st