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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:26 AM   #17971
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You wrapped the 5.9 wood grain!?!?!? That's an offense punishable only by death. You're supposed to sell those, get some crappy pieces from a Laredo or regular Limited and wrap them, as they're not rare and will look just the same once wrapped.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:35 AM   #17972
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Started her up, scraped the inside of the windshield and got my arse to wok with her and now I'm surrounded by new jeeps for the next 8
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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:36 AM   #17973
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You wrapped the 5.9 wood grain!?!?!? That's an offense punishable only by death. You're supposed to sell those, get some crappy pieces from a Laredo or regular Limited and wrap them, as they're not rare and will look just the same once wrapped.
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I like the dark color of the wood grain. Too much contrast with a light color. A dark silver/ brushed aluminum might look good. And yea 5.9 pieces are hard to come by.
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The pictures don't show it real well, but the wood was in terrible shape--the shifter bezel especially. Had they been presentable, I would have kept them. My 5.9 isn't quite a show car. 99% of it looks like it's either been mauled by a tiger, **** on, or both. It's getting there, though.

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Unread 12-07-2012, 08:47 AM   #17974
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A driveway full of newer Grands. Except for me keeping it old school.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 10:10 AM   #17975
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You wrapped the 5.9 wood grain!?!?!? That's an offense punishable only by death. You're supposed to sell those, get some crappy pieces from a Laredo or regular Limited and wrap them, as they're not rare and will look just the same once wrapped.
Guys, I love the 5.9 and all, but we're not talking about a '71 HemiCuda or something here... Niners ARE rare, but who cares that he wrapped the wood grain on his Jeep? By that logic, the guys lifting their 5.9s should feel just as bad, because that's not keeping them completely original!
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Unread 12-07-2012, 10:57 AM   #17976
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Guys, I love the 5.9 and all, but we're not talking about a '71 HemiCuda or something here... Niners ARE rare, but who cares that he wrapped the wood grain on his Jeep? By that logic, the guys lifting their 5.9s should feel just as bad, because that's not keeping them completely original!
They should feel bad. I'm gonna make 'em feel bad.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 11:20 AM   #17977
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Spotted my first orvis at trac supply

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Unread 12-07-2012, 11:25 AM   #17978
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Spotted my first orvis at trac supply

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ive seen 2

mine and a white one

o.t. nothing i need some motivation
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Unread 12-07-2012, 11:28 AM   #17979
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Spotted my first orvis at trac supply

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Put some air in those tires! I would think that belongs to a woman like that hahaha. My wife told me she filled up her tires at the gas station. When I checked them all 4 were at different pressures. She said she was in a hurry.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 11:44 AM   #17980
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A driveway full of newer Grands. Except for me keeping it old school.
There's always someone that has to STAND OUT...
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Unread 12-07-2012, 01:03 PM   #17981
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All you guys complaining about the Niner trim. You know, my TSi had that same dark faux wood before the Niner.

...with the exception of the shifter bezel, which looks better in black/agate anyway.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 01:12 PM   #17982
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All you guys complaining about the Niner trim. You know, my TSi had that same dark faux wood before the Niner.

...with the exception of the shifter bezel, which looks better in black/agate anyway.
I agree I wouldn't trade any of the TSi trim

Edit: I would like to have a wood grain shifter...

I got to come home from work early, hoping to wrap up the rear main... Under my Jeep a cat is lurking, trying to stay out of the rain.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 01:30 PM   #17983
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Under my Jeep a
cat is lurking, trying to
stay out of the rain.
nice unintentional haiku
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Unread 12-07-2012, 02:06 PM   #17984
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There's always someone that has to STAND OUT...
Those 2011's ride so smooth and the interior is so nice it's tempting........







Na hell no. Not until I'm in diapers.
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Unread 12-07-2012, 02:07 PM   #17985
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nice unintentional haiku
Lol I'm no poet, I'm an electrician!
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