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Unread 02-13-2012, 07:02 PM   #331
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When some one on here calls your ZJ a car

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Unread 02-13-2012, 07:31 PM   #332
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When a good deal on tires ends up costing a lot more than anticipated due to the new lift required.
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Unread 02-13-2012, 07:32 PM   #333
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When you see a ZJ stuck on the side of a road in a snowstorm, turn around and pull it out, then offer to buy it from that person because if they knew how to drive one, they wouldn't get stuck in 4 inches of snow
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Unread 02-13-2012, 08:38 PM   #334
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When you spend more money on it for upgrades/parts in the first two weeks of ownership than what you bought the vehicle for
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Unread 02-13-2012, 08:46 PM   #335
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When you spend more money on it for upgrades/parts in the first two weeks of ownership than what you bought the vehicle for
^^^ agreed i had double what i paid for it in it in less than two weeks

when you look at another zj for its potential rather than its current shape
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Unread 02-13-2012, 08:53 PM   #336
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When you spend more money on it for upgrades/parts in the first two weeks of ownership than what you bought the vehicle for
^^^ Bought my ZJ for 2k, pristine with 120k miles. a 93, and spent 2k on lift/tires. 200 on new rad. couple bills on belt / fluids. alignment. and other lift related additions. spent more than i bought it for, THE DAY I BOUGHT IT.
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:09 PM   #337
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When dispite all the problems and headaches it gives you, you just refuse to get rid of it
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:18 PM   #338
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When you have a collection of receipts like this ! In two and a half months.
dsci0263.jpg   dsci0262.jpg  
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:26 PM   #339
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When you spend more money on it for upgrades/parts in the first two weeks of ownership than what you bought the vehicle for
$1100 for my ZJ (+ my old car)

$100 first week (wash, little things)
$500 this week (brakes, belts, some other fixes)
$800 next week (tires)
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$500 at some point for a lift....

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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:27 PM   #340
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When you have a collection of receipts like this ! In two and a half months.
What's the total?
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:33 PM   #341
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LOL, same here but over the past year, and you're a whole lot more organized than I am.

When you hate to fix all those oil leaks since the bottom around the drive train looks like brand new from all the oil blowing back.
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:39 PM   #342
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Sorry IDK right now. I need to add them up again, Last time I added them up about a month ago it was $1,450.00
The back pile in the first pic has not been added

EDIT: Total=$2069.05 ($650.00 for Jeep not included)
She Is Running and drivin great for now.
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:43 PM   #343
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When you spend more money on it for upgrades/parts in the first two weeks of ownership than what you bought the vehicle for
haha, im guilty of this. But, i only paid $300 for mine.
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Unread 02-13-2012, 09:59 PM   #344
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haha, im guilty of this. But, i only paid $300 for mine.
I traded a '95 f150 for mine.
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it bolted right up, except one bolt but i didn't need it anyway
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Unread 02-13-2012, 10:09 PM   #345
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I traded a '95 f150 for mine.
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