Hi there! I figured I've been here long enough to start one of these, so here we go!
First, a little history. I always though Jeeps were awesome, and pretty much always wanted one. However, being a kid in high school, I never had a bunch of money. So, I got what I THOUGHT was a cool car.
This was my first car. A lifted 97 Honda CR-V.
(Note: this is not my CR-V. Mine didn't have a spoiler).
No flex, and the first time I went off-road, I got stuck. Big time. I also managed to snap all of my sway bars too. Awesome!
Anywho, I got to college, started saving up again, and bought this bad boy for $6K with 68,000 on the odometer.
I bought him in November 08 in MA during Thanksgiving break. I drove back to college in a snowstorm, and was thoroughly excited the whole time. Nothing could stop me!
So I went the whole second semester just enjoying having a Jeep, and then I came across this site. Now I am hooked.
First thing I did was upgrade the sound system. I'm a music education major, so music is a big thing for me. No sub, because I need all the room I can get traveling back and forth to college. I also installed this!
The old center console was busted up pretty bad, and it smelled weird. This is much better, only cost me $20, and is very hip.
I also wanted some new wheels. Not wanting to really buy new, I looked on CL for a good long time. I found 5 Cragars for $90!
Granted, these were wheeled a lot, and they were kinda nasty looking. So, I painted them.
Then I was looking around at exhausts. I decided on the Magnaflow. Sounds really nice too. Not too loud, but loud enough to make me smile when I press down on the skinny pedal.
I also got a good deal on the tip. It's from a Corsa kit that was supposed to go on a Honda Civic, but the guy who bought had a body kit on, and the tip didn't fit. So, my friend just welded it on for me. Looks pretty good IMO.
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