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Unread 12-15-2010, 10:38 PM   #16
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It looks like its been hit in the rear. The hatch is missing the pin stripe. My bet is during the hit, the original exhaust was bent, and the hatch and exhaust were taken off a V8 and put on it
Wow. What an eye. And yeah, that would make sense.

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Unread 12-15-2010, 11:14 PM   #17
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Looks just like my Jeep. A nice find. What'd you pay, if you don't mind my asking? And how many miles are on it?

I dont mind i paid $1800 and about 103000
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Unread 12-15-2010, 11:19 PM   #18
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It looks like its been hit in the rear. The hatch is missing the pin stripe. My bet is during the hit, the original exhaust was bent, and the hatch and exhaust were taken off a V8 and put on it
Wow man i would have NEVER noticed the pin stripe. It may have been in a small accident but nothing big enough to show up on carfax. :
That would also explain The cracked rear light cover.

My best bet is they backed into something.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 02:51 PM   #19
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Theres only like one pic where you can actually see the exhaust.
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Unread 12-16-2010, 10:19 PM   #20
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I think that may be factory my parents zj is exactly the same color year and motor and the pinstrip doesn't go all the way around it stops at the hatch and it has the v8 looking tip on the exaust
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Unread 12-17-2010, 10:31 AM   #21
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I decided im going to go ahead and get the IRO 3.5 lift as soon as i can pull some money together by selling my POS civic.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 02:22 PM   #22
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I think that may be factory my parents zj is exactly the same color year and motor and the pinstrip doesn't go all the way around it stops at the hatch and it has the v8 looking tip on the exaust
I'm pretty sure that the factory never decided "F it" and only painted 80% of the pinstripe. The tip is a little bit more understandable, but not the stripe.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 02:24 PM   #23
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I decided im going to go ahead and get the IRO 3.5 lift as soon as i can pull some money together by selling my POS civic.
NICE!

Who needs mpg anyways?
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Unread 12-17-2010, 03:38 PM   #24
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NICE!

Who needs mpg anyways?
I originally bought the civic as a project and the jeep as a DD but their are so many civics around here and honestly it just wasn't "me".
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Unread 12-17-2010, 07:29 PM   #25
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I sold the civic! Lift will be ordered this week. Any recommendations on a set of 31's? Im on a low budget.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 07:40 PM   #26
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I like my Hankooks. They're the best tires I've ever driven on and grip on snow/ice like there's dry pavement. Now sheer ice, I'm sure nothing is going to save you on, but a mix of the two and they do very well. I really haven't needed 4wd for the snow since I got them in March. They also wear evenly and very well. Price is cheaper than BFG AT's or Goodyear's, though GY Wrangler Silent Armors were my first choice. They'd have cost quite a bit more though.

As for the Civic, in Colorado that's only useful during the summer. A Jeep is much more well rounded, but the gas mileage does suck. It's too bad you couldn't keep the Honda for summer driving so you could save some gas money, but owning two vehicles with the registration, inspections, maintenance, all around upkeep, is more expensive and will cost you more than the added cost of gas to fuel the ZJ.
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Unread 12-17-2010, 07:52 PM   #27
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I like my Hankooks. They're the best tires I've ever driven on and grip on snow/ice like there's dry pavement. Now sheer ice, I'm sure nothing is going to save you on, but a mix of the two and they do very well. I really haven't needed 4wd for the snow since I got them in March. They also wear evenly and very well. Price is cheaper than BFG AT's or Goodyear's, though GY Wrangler Silent Armors were my first choice. They'd have cost quite a bit more though.

As for the Civic, in Colorado that's only useful during the summer. A Jeep is much more well rounded, but the gas mileage does suck. It's too bad you couldn't keep the Honda for summer driving so you could save some gas money, but owning two vehicles with the registration, inspections, maintenance, all around upkeep, is more expensive and will cost you more than the added cost of gas to fuel the ZJ.
Thanks for the input I'll look into those. Honestly im surprised i got what i did for the civic ($800) i got it for free and it was a total bucket.
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Unread 12-18-2010, 12:18 PM   #28
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Small update...I put a big 12" DC shoes sticker on the rear quarter window and topped of the washer fluid. I will upload pics when i find my memory card. I also took a picture of the only known rust spot on the jeep.

Also...Will it be possible to fit 32's on the IRO 3.5?
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Unread 12-18-2010, 12:25 PM   #29
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Unread 12-18-2010, 12:27 PM   #30
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That was an awesome update. hahaha
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