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post #1741 of 10763 Old 05-30-2012, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
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When some parts (VIC, Intermittent wipers, etc.) work only when they want to


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post #1742 of 10763 Old 05-30-2012, 09:32 PM
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When you remember you left it in 4hi because it binds up when you try to turn right.

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post #1743 of 10763 Old 05-30-2012, 09:49 PM
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I'd pay to see the look on the driver's face when they come outside to a missing car.
the whole neighborhood did! he was wandering the street screaming for like 20 minutes before the guy across the street yelled at him out the window "hey ******* they towed it away an hour ago now shut the hell up some of us are trying to sleep!" it was epic lol
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post #1744 of 10763 Old 05-30-2012, 09:58 PM
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but to be OT. when you are sitting in your living room and a car drives by and you just say it was a jeep, everyone will ask how you knew (the kid sitting by the window saw it) and you reply the sound of a 4.0 is distinguished lol
(same applies to 5 cyl volvos for me i can pick em out)
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post #1745 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 08:22 AM
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when your mechanic just fixes stuff for free because he knows how broke you are...
when they dont even have to ask where your car is in their parking lot because they know its in its usual spot...

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post #1746 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 08:28 AM
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Do you ZJ guys have a problem when you go into the parts store that the counter droid doesn't understand the difference between an XJ & a ZJ?

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When you put a large amount of money away for mods (wheels and tires especially) and 95% of that money gets used for repairs... fml

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post #1748 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 11:18 AM Thread Starter
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Do you ZJ guys have a problem when you go into the parts store that the counter droid doesn't understand the difference between an XJ & a ZJ?
I've yet to have that problem. one guy owns a ZJ with 315,xxx on her

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post #1749 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 04:41 PM
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When you put a large amount of money away for mods (wheels and tires especially) and 95% of that money gets used for repairs... fml
X2.. Its been two months since I lifted my zj 3.5 and still have my 30s on it. Seems like everything needs repaired once you start wanting bigger tires or mods
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When it's strands you in the middle of nowhere because you decide to drive somewhere for a change.
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post #1751 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 06:53 PM
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Everyday on the way to work haha.

How about when the girl at work is looking to buy a used vehicle and you keep telling her jeep. And she says " what's the big deal about jeeps" because that's all I'm saying she should buy. I tried to explain the "jeep thing" but it's hard. I guess it really is a jeep thing and you wouldn't understand haha.
I'm a jeep girl, and I have 2 ZJs. One a 94 and the other is 97. Both limited...anyways, I didnt know what the "jeep thing" was until I owned one. And now I wouldn't own anything else. I'm definitely a jeep person!!
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The sad thing though is that most ZJ people don't have a clue about the wave or anything of that sort. Only twice have I ever gotten the wave from another ZJ driver
Every time I try to wave, the driver isn't paying attention
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post #1754 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 08:08 PM
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Every time I try to wave, the driver isn't paying attention
I never get the wave back. Other ZJs, XJs, TJs, JKs, nothin'. I just never get the wave back. Ever.

Of course, 90% of Jeeps here, even lifted ones, are daily drivers with no thought of offroading, and they rarely own a Jeep for the sake of owning a Jeep. Sad stuff.

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post #1755 of 10763 Old 05-31-2012, 08:25 PM
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I never get the wave back. Other ZJs, XJs, TJs, JKs, nothin'. I just never get the wave back. Ever.

Of course, 90% of Jeeps here, even lifted ones, are daily drivers with no thought of offroading, and they rarely own a Jeep for the sake of owning a Jeep. Sad stuff.
Yeah, the ones I always slow down next to to get their attention are older lady drivers or they flat out won't look next to them. I have one daily driver zj and then another zj I'm fixing up for trailing and man j can't wait to get it put together There is one guy that comes in my work and he drives a wrangler. I asked him if he was a jeep guy and he said yea, so I asked him if he takes it out on the trail, even tho it is stock, also asked him if he rides with the top down. Anyways long story short, he bought one simply b/c he's always wanted one and will never ride with the top off or take it off roading
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