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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:01 AM   #1
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you know you drive a ZJ when...

Saw this on the YJ forum and thought it might be fun to try here

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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:07 AM   #2
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When you cruise in comfort?
When you drive up on a curb and open your cargo hatch and can't close it.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:24 AM   #3
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I believe there was a thread like this a few years ago. Not sure what happen to it.
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93 ZJ Ltd, Blacked out, 5.2L, Reman 46RH, Reman 242 Swap, 3.5'' IRO + 2" BB, 33x12.50r15 Mud Claw MTX radials, Bushwacker Flares, 216,XXX miles (Still parked in NC)
04 F-350 SD Crew Cab FX4 Lariat, 6.0 PSD SRW, Head studs, AFE Stage 2 SI Pro Guard 7 intake, Blue Spring mod, 150,XXX Miles

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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:38 AM   #4
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......you know all 173 different causes of Death Wobble and you still can't fix it!
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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:43 AM   #5
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......there's puddles under your Jeep and all your fluids are topped off.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:50 AM   #6
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your girlfriend insists you don't drive a "real" jeep because it isn't a Wrangler.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:52 AM   #7
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i hate people who say jeep is only a wrangler
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Unread 02-06-2012, 11:07 AM   #8
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The guys at the auto store know you by name.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 11:18 AM   #9
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The guys at the auto store know you by name.
I'm close to earning an invite to their Christmas party!
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Unread 02-06-2012, 11:23 AM   #10
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You've gotten that quizzical look for:

Sinking money into a car with 200K on the odometer...

Insisting that the engine can make it to 300K...

Claiming your ZJ will be more off-road capable than so-and-so's FJ when your build is done...
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Unread 02-06-2012, 11:30 AM   #11
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When you automatically change the CPS when it decides not to start one morning before checking spark/fuel/etc and you have at least 2 spares with you at all times

When everyone else is sweating and complaining of the heat on a summer day on the trails and you are sitting in comfy AC
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Unread 02-06-2012, 11:46 AM   #12
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your passenger side floorboard is a swimming pool
gas station attendants know you by name
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Unread 02-06-2012, 12:23 PM   #13
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When parts randomly start working again
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Unread 02-06-2012, 01:01 PM   #14
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When you mark your territory by leaving tire marks pulling into your parking spot

...when you tell your wrangler buddy's that "I have the first 4link front and rear Jeep, and I have a v8"
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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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Unread 02-06-2012, 01:39 PM   #15
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Wife says: "Honey, did you fix the Jeep?"
Your reply: "...for now"
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