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post #16 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 09:48 AM
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must have 40's to be a real jeep.

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A real Jeep is one that is used as such. I don't care if it's a CJ, YJ, TJ, JK, XJ, WJ, Liberty, or one called by any other name. Jeeps are meant to go off road. Jeeps are meant to get you out and enjoying nature. It doesn't matter if it's a trail that most any passenger car can traverse, or a near 90 degree rocky incline. Jeeps are meant to bring a smile to your face. Jeeps are meant to get dirt on them.
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post #20 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 12:39 PM
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A real Jeep:

-Actual frame, none of this unibody ****
-Steel fenders. Plastic flares are fine, so long as the fender itself is steel.




















All about that unibody life.
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post #21 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 03:17 PM
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A real Jeep:

-Actual frame, none of this unibody ****
-Steel fenders. Plastic flares are fine, so long as the fender itself is steel.
By that definition all Wranglers (and anything before) are, but XJ, ZJ, WJ are not.
You're silly.
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post #22 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 03:24 PM
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By that definition all Wranglers (and anything before) are, but XJ, ZJ, WJ are not. You're silly.
What's funny is the XJ was AMC, the ZJ was in the works for AMC.

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post #23 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 03:32 PM
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What's funny is the other thread is still on the front page.

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post #24 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 03:38 PM
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what the hell is wrong with you people.

I wonder if this shenanigans goes on in the Chevy forums " what constitutes a REAL Chevy".........
Yes they have those threads over there too. "Real" Chevys are 87-99 GMT400 trucks according to most forum thumpers but we all know that's not true.

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post #25 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 04:08 PM
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What is a "real Jeep" you ask?
short sweet and to the point, a vehicle that isn't pampered like a lowered Buick Limousine and carries that lovely "Jeep" name/logo. Anything passed that is just biased arrogance.

i can't stand seeing people that get a brand new Jeep and pamper it over a speed bump like it's grand dads vintage rolls royce.. COME ON DUDE, YOU'RE IN A LIFTED JEEP, TREAT IT LIKE ONE.. Ok, ranting done

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post #26 of 89 Old 10-07-2013, 07:32 PM
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My first real Jeep was a 1947 with a flathead four, don't recall the name on it as I was only 13 when driving it so did not care, second was a 1958 with the "Jeep" four banger. Third, perhaps not so "real", was a 1973 with the AMC six, great engine that was, plowed snow and never gave up. Long gone was the Willys trademark. Even Ford built a few Jeeps during the war. Beyond that, I have owned a number of Mercedes and Crapsler Jeeps. The Germans did a good job redesigning the to the JK iteration.

To say someone does not own a "real" Jeep due to cosmetic issues, how they drive it, year it was built, etc. is just foolish. If a person desires the "one and only original" it best be painted green and be somewhere over 60 years old. Hope that helps answer your question.
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Two doors,
4x4,
Manual transmission,
4 cylinder or inline 6 cylinder motor,
Totally removable roof,
Jeep badging
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A frame with a vin, solid axles, transfer case with 4 low and a fold down windshield
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If a person desires the "one and only original" it best be painted green and be somewhere over 60 years old. Hope that helps answer your question.
well said sir!

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post #30 of 89 Old 10-10-2013, 08:13 AM
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Heh Heh, I have a real jeep and it has 4 doors-

I will admit that there is one thing it won't do and thats follow a CJ2a between two tight passage trees-

Thats it !

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