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Unread 06-14-2009, 09:37 AM   #1
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Things you've found in your YJ.

This weekend I did some work (read my blog) and came across some "treasures." It made me want to start this thread to find out what kind of weird stuff from PO's you guys have found in your jeeps.

When I went to herc the bed I took up the carpet. I found:
  • $1.09 in loose change
  • An old speeding ticket
  • An old insurance card
  • A bent and beat up long shaft craftsman flat head screw driver

This weekend I folded down the windshield to do some things. I found:
  • A pen
  • A cigarette(I dropped it back there last summer)
  • A set of rusty masterlock keys
  • A set of rusty janitors keys
  • A set of rusty house keys
  • 2 lighters
  • A book of matches
  • 76 cents in loose change
  • A rusty spoon

This stuff makes me laugh. Some if it is like "how did you get here?" I'm interested to see what you guys got.

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Unread 06-14-2009, 09:44 AM   #2
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97 cents and 16 zip ties............
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Unread 06-14-2009, 09:48 AM   #3
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I found bits of shattered glass behind the windshield when I folded it down for the first time. I assume the previous owner had his window busted out someone.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 10:06 AM   #4
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I found old cigarette butts in mine. From the previous owner.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 10:10 AM   #5
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When I got my second YJ I thought I'd put a spare key in the engine compartment in case I locked myself out of it. I grabbed some wire and located a place I thought was a perfect spot to hide the key. As I reached in to tie the key up I found that something was already there.... a key to the jeep. Apparently the PO and I thought alike. Maybe it wasn't the best place to put a key.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 10:30 AM   #6
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Hmm.. I found a cigarette lighter.. a rubber ball.. a 100% achievement at science medal.. two packs of cigarettes.. some receipts to wal-mart.. a pen.. and lots of trash. All of it from the PO haha.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 11:29 AM   #7
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When I first got my YJ it had a ton of crap in it. It was owned by a girl so it had hair ties around the shifter, a melted candy bar mixed in with trash in the center consul, change in the cup holders but by far the best thing I found was the Victoria Secret bra stuffed in the rear seat.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 11:29 AM   #8
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found a lego figurine, a pen, some coins, and a little card with the instructions on how to fold down the YJ`s windshield.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 11:32 AM   #9
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a buddy of mine an me were at the mall, an when we came back to his jeep someone literally had taken a **** on his seat

he was pissed, i couldn't stop laughing
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Unread 06-14-2009, 11:50 AM   #10
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I found a full container of power steering fluid at the bottom of the engine bay, looked like it was at least 10 years old. I found a gas receipt when gas was around $1 a gallon.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 11:59 AM   #11
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There was a thread like this before and I got all excited to see what I would find. After dropping my windshield I found a useless lighter.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 12:02 PM   #12
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A full set of hinges (from PO).
A bottle jack (from PO).
Gardening gloves (from PO).
Leaves, mud and various other natural debris.
Insects (spiders big and small, fruit flies and other various flying critters).
Rust.

The best experience with that was when I was driving and a spider decided to drop from the sound bar behind me, my girlfriend freaked out and was hitting me with a tissue to kill it. She didn't even kill it.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 12:39 PM   #13
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I found........................
-rust
-rust
-rust
-a set of old sunglasses
-baseball hat
-a few coins
-a spare key to the hard doors in the engine compartments
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Unread 06-14-2009, 01:36 PM   #14
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I found a tuffy lock box in the back housing a 12" bazooka sub, a JBL amp and a Pioneer 6 CD changer, all wired up real crappy, a Pioneer headunit with ratsnest for wiring. I ripped all that out and the tuffy box now keeps all my recovery gear and tools safe.

a sheet of insulation under the backseat, I assume to try and kept the inside temps down....the sad part is no heat comes from there because the only thing under the backseat is exhaust pipe, not the muffler or cat.

a service receipt form a no-name shop with the P.O.'s information on it (name and address) his name was Felix!!!

a wiring harness to a set of Hella lights (but no lights)

a completely clogged up K&N filter with a Tornado fuel mileage gimmick thingy stuffed in the air tube.

a completely fried circuit that ran the electric fan to the AC condensor, was a bunch of exposed copper wire with no insulation, all burned off and charred stuffed in conduit.

a pathetic attempt at installing the passenger side courtesy light.
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Unread 06-14-2009, 02:01 PM   #15
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This is all hilarious. Especially the dump on the seat and the bra. That card on the windshield folding is pretty cool though. Do you still have it jmenegazzo?
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