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post #1651 of 8041 Old 09-06-2009, 02:06 PM
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When you spend an entire day taking off your doors then an entire day after getting the mud off your seats/dash/floor


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post #1652 of 8041 Old 09-06-2009, 02:14 PM
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when you see an XJ roll the other direction on 35's with a smokin chick driving and you come several inches from rolling right over the honda civic in front of you because you were so distracted
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post #1653 of 8041 Old 09-06-2009, 05:31 PM
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When you can navigate the JF with your eyes closed.

Life's tough, that's why I drive a Jeep. Until it breaks, then life's a *****.
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post #1654 of 8041 Old 09-10-2009, 10:55 PM
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saw a cherokee sitting out front of a dealership with a cash for clunkers sign on it. I was at the coffee shop and we were talking about how I wanted to go in and give them cash for their clunker. Somebody chimed in and said "Oh if that was turned in as a clunker they put something in the gas tank and run it. The stuff seizes the motor as per the governments rules" my mouth dropped and I said "their gonna do that to that cherokee???" Then a single tear rolled down my face.
im with you on that one. I think that they should at least give some of the jeeps away or somthing. i know tons of people who would love a cherokee. Cash for Clunkers was Stupid
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post #1655 of 8041 Old 09-10-2009, 10:58 PM
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when you just put your lift kit on and take it for a ride and not 500 yards down the road hear something go ting ting ting on the road

when once you get 31's and a 3.5 lift you already want to go bigger

when you jeep always smells like something is burning when you get out and walk past the engine

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post #1656 of 8041 Old 09-11-2009, 08:46 AM
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when you begin to love the smell of burning mud on the muffler

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post #1657 of 8041 Old 09-11-2009, 10:01 AM
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When you've been waiting for it to die for 10k+ miles.


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post #1658 of 8041 Old 09-11-2009, 10:25 AM
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When you've been waiting for it to die for 10k+ miles.
Me and I think everybody else on this forum would say that that will be a LONG wait.

Life's tough, that's why I drive a Jeep. Until it breaks, then life's a *****.
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post #1659 of 8041 Old 09-11-2009, 08:41 PM
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when you see an XJ roll the other direction on 35's with a smokin chick driving and you come several inches from rolling right over the honda civic in front of you because you were so distracted
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post #1660 of 8041 Old 09-11-2009, 10:35 PM
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Me and I think everybody else on this forum would say that that will be a LONG wait.
The engine just keeps running better and better... A friend actually commented the other day that it sounded a lot better than last time he rode in it.


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post #1661 of 8041 Old 09-12-2009, 08:47 AM
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when you jeep always smells like something is burning when you get out and walk past the engine
i always smell this. its weird.

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post #1662 of 8041 Old 09-13-2009, 12:04 PM
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You look at your garden tub as a huge parts washing cabinet and clean parts off in the shower.
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post #1663 of 8041 Old 09-13-2009, 08:27 PM
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You are frequently caught looking under other XJs to see which axle they have

You always correct people when they say your vehicle is a truck - It is not a truck, its a Jeep.

You have to explain there is a difference between people who own a Jeep and drive a Jeep, you drive a Jeep.

How would you call it a truck? My Cherokee 4x4 looks like a baby carriage next to my F250 Crew Cab Diesel 4x4

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post #1664 of 8041 Old 09-13-2009, 08:33 PM
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How would you call it a truck? My Cherokee 4x4 looks like a baby carriage next to my F250 Crew Cab Diesel 4x4
First off, it aint no car. Its a truck as far as i am concerned. Its a Jeep first and foremost though!
Truck= "any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self-propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit."
My XJ does a lot of carrying of goods and materials, so its a truck.. But its a Jeep because it will carry materials AND drive through small rivers and over rocks to get to the destination!


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perfect depends on how far away you are when you look at it:D
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It's a 4.0 ... as long as there's something in the crank case that isn't coolant I'm sure it will still run forever.
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post #1665 of 8041 Old 09-13-2009, 10:57 PM
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First off, it aint no car. Its a truck as far as i am concerned. Its a Jeep first and foremost though!
Truck= "any of various forms of vehicle for carrying goods and materials, usually consisting of a single self-propelled unit but also often composed of a trailer vehicle hauled by a tractor unit."
My XJ does a lot of carrying of goods and materials, so its a truck.. But its a Jeep because it will carry materials AND drive through small rivers and over rocks to get to the destination!


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