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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:43 PM   #1
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Got my 2005 Impact Orange unlimited Rubicon today!!

here is it!!

i like the 6 speed alot better than the 5 speeds, but running down the highway at 78mph in sixth gear is 3k rpm, WOW

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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:50 PM   #2
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Nice! Now rip it apart and lift it up.
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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:52 PM   #3
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Sweet! I settled for my 04' silver Rubi do to price but if I had the option I would be driving one just like yours. Congrats
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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:55 PM   #4
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Nice, I like it!!
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Unread 04-19-2009, 06:56 PM   #5
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Quite an eye opener that 6 speed is. Yes, I'm running around 2500 RPM at 65. It was even higher with the original MT/R's that were wore down to nothing. I think they measured less than 30" diameter when I replaced them. I'm going to run 32-33" tires to calm down the RPM's a little. Maybe it will also make 1st gear a little more usable.

Hard to believe the difference in trans gearing between the auto and 6 sp. To bad the Jeep engineers didn't take a little more time in dialing in the O/D gear ratio. It sure is nice climbing a hill on the freeway with the AC on and not having to downshift.

Looks awesome. How many miles?

Does this mean you won't be flying out to pick up the rubi I found you in Newport Beach???
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Unread 04-19-2009, 07:31 PM   #6
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yeah im passing on the black one, the bfg AT's are like new, i just wish he would have mounted white letter out, i might have them switched.
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Unread 04-19-2009, 07:35 PM   #7
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great looking rubi... the only really good advice I will give you is to do your research before you go crazy throwing different lifts and what not on it. It's cheaper to do it once.
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Unread 04-19-2009, 07:43 PM   #8
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this is my 5th tj, im leaving it like this for a while, til its paid off probably.
ive lifted several of my jeeps, did a 5.3 swap and crap. i want to remember what its like to have a stock one, FOR NOW!! ive already got the catalogs out though,
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:04 PM   #9
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Love the color, i've got a Impact Orange LJ too, just not a rubi.
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:08 PM   #10
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the 6-speed is for the granny gear, not racing down the highway. The O/D is about the same as the old 5-speed. Enjoy!!!!
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:14 PM   #11
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sweet tj,like it a lot...............
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:17 PM   #12
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looks great man! is it just me or does it look like the front tires a wearing a little odd.
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #13
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great lookin Jeep
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:54 PM   #14
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im going to rotate tires and check air pressure tomorrow, i thought the same thing after looking at the pic, you cant see it in real life though, so who knows
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Unread 04-19-2009, 08:56 PM   #15
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That sure is a purty lookin Jeep you got there. Glad to see you finally got it man. I saw you joined the club too. Enjoy that Jeep. It's the best color out there.
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