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post #1 of 20 Old 01-23-2009, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Does your jeep serve you better in the summer or winter?

Personally, I bought one for BOTH seasons.

I can plow and not get stuck in winter...and I can sport a "drop-top" in the summer...and a bit safer because of the 'sport bar' than your average convertible.

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post #2 of 20 Old 01-23-2009, 08:06 PM
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post #3 of 20 Old 01-23-2009, 11:19 PM
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I like my Jeep better in the summer because I'm not away at college so I actually get to drive it on a regular basis.

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post #4 of 20 Old 01-23-2009, 11:58 PM
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Love it in both. Top down in summer and up on the Mt. in Winter couldnt love my Jeep more

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post #5 of 20 Old 01-23-2009, 11:59 PM
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Both, and for wheelin in any season.

Summer top and doors off.
Winter, to make it home.
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post #6 of 20 Old 01-24-2009, 07:16 AM
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Tough call.

more practical in the winter,

But with the top and doors off on a summer night.....
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post #7 of 20 Old 01-24-2009, 08:23 AM
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I use mine almost exclusively in the summer. I have a Silverado 4X4 that gets me through the winter nicely, and with better heat.

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post #8 of 20 Old 01-24-2009, 08:29 AM
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I prefer summer....big time, my jeep gets pissed at me when it is below freezing big mud terrains on ice and bad control arm bushings (that are damn near frozen) make for a crappy ride....I can't wait til summer


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post #9 of 20 Old 01-24-2009, 08:33 AM
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Mine is much more practical in the winter, but I hate it in the winter because of the top and doors I much rather have one of my trucks on the road. I love it in the summer because of the topless and doorless but I don't drive it because I have 4 motorcycles.

however my jeep is going to serve me well in February I am selling it and the cash will be sweet

If I can get there I can wheel it!

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It is worth its weight in gold in the winter and worth the sunburn in the summer. I love both!

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post #11 of 20 Old 02-04-2009, 09:04 PM
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post #12 of 20 Old 02-04-2009, 09:11 PM
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Both is great thats why jeeps are awesome, its just I think it's the best for summer, top down no doors and riding nothing better!
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post #13 of 20 Old 02-06-2009, 05:50 AM
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i store mine in the winter. Its more of a toy then a vehicle i need. The winters up here are rough and its just to much of a mental workout to drive it on icy roads. I much prefer my truck for that.

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post #14 of 20 Old 02-06-2009, 06:47 AM
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It's my only automobile, but I use it more in the winter. In the summer I work more and when I'm home, I ride my motorcycle. Motorcycles suck in the winter. I can't take the top off of my jeep except for the t-tops. I recently tried and failed miserably.

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post #15 of 20 Old 02-06-2009, 07:05 AM
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Both, winters around here suck......
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