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Unread 05-28-2014, 10:18 PM   #1
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trade TJ Rubicon for 13 JKU???

I currently own and wheel a 2005 Rubicon.. highline tube fenders, 3" lift, 35" nittos, armor, and supercharged.. My wife (who is pregnant with our 2nd child) has a 2013 JKU sport with 2.5" lift and 33" nittos. One Jeep needs to go as my wife is not 100% happy with driving a jeep daily and wants back in an Audi.... so... do I get rid of the TJ and use the JKU as my wheeling rig, or get rid of the JKU and stick with ole trusty... I'm torn as to what to do. I like the TJ for how simple it is and don't mine tossing it around in some rocks. But on the other hand the JKU is so nice and comfortable (especially for a family of 4) and looks so tough lifted. Any advice from someone who has made the switch and liked it or regretted it would be great..

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Unread 05-28-2014, 10:24 PM   #2
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With a growing family keep the jk.
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Unread 05-30-2014, 07:38 PM   #3
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I think that is the way im leaning... but it will be so hard to say goodbye to the TJ
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Unread 05-30-2014, 08:47 PM   #4
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My vote is get another job and keep both.
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Unread 05-31-2014, 03:54 PM   #5
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That's not an option sadly
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Unread 05-31-2014, 11:21 PM   #6
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Keep the tj!

Like you stated, there's something about them being so simple, that is just so attractive IMHO. When I drive my wife's '14 GC, then get in my LJ I'm just so happy to be rowing through the gears, having the soft top flapping, and manual windows.
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Unread 06-01-2014, 11:45 AM   #7
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I went from a tj to a jku and went back to a lj. I liked the jk but it didn't feel like a jeep to me. I sold the jk wich I had a lot of money into so I could get back to a tj. Now that I have the lj I will never sell it. If u sell the jk u can use the Audi as the family vehicle. Keep the tj.
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Unread 06-01-2014, 12:20 PM   #8
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I went from a tj to a jku and went back to a lj. I liked the jk but it didn't feel like a jeep to me. I sold the jk wich I had a lot of money into so I could get back to a tj. Now that I have the lj I will never sell it. If u sell the jk u can use the Audi as the family vehicle. Keep the tj.
I agree with this. Is going to an LJ an option you've considered?
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Unread 06-09-2014, 08:45 PM   #9
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an LJ really isn't an option at this time as it would require selling both the TJ and the JK... I think the smart thing to do is sell the TJ.. and make the JK something I can be proud of.. one ton axles and 40s...
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