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post #16 of 25 Old 06-20-2013, 10:20 PM
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That's the same approach I have. Better to lose your deposit then give them more money for an even bigger mistake.

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post #17 of 25 Old 06-20-2013, 10:31 PM Thread Starter
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I wont even lose my deposit because I will pick the car up before the 48 hrs the deposit is due
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post #18 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 01:01 AM
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I heard the V8s are more reliable than the V6s because they are coupled with a better transmission, is that correct?

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Idk where you heard this. But after readin on here and and talkin to people I know. The v8s have a lot of problems! The transmission may be better but the motor is worse. So I guess it depends on what ya want. I got the i6 cause they are more reliable and rarely have problems. If you look most of the people on here who have engine problems have a v8.

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post #19 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 09:09 AM Thread Starter
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I heard the motor is okay as long as it's taken care of. Well hopefully it all works out. Just booked my flight to pick up the truck tomorrow. As soon as I pick up the truck I am going to place my order for Soft 8s, 31x10.5r15 tires, new shocks and 2" BB and new headlights. The running boards will come off too.
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post #20 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 11:52 AM
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Too bad your lifting it . . Either of these would have made a nice looking tow truck and kept up the SRT theme. ; )
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post #21 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 11:52 AM
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post #22 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 11:53 AM
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22" Srt Ram 1500 rims.
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post #23 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 11:57 AM
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Not sure if the Ram rims fit on a WJ but I have seen them on a WK and they look very fresh. Anyway good luck with the new/used WJ.
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post #24 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 12:38 PM Thread Starter
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The 2nd wheels I had almost exact same wheels on my first Viper, also black. I love SRT10 Jeeps but thought it would be cool to get something a little high off the ground versus low like the viper. Plus it's cheaper, the wheels and tires will cost me 700 shipped
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post #25 of 25 Old 06-21-2013, 01:22 PM
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Don't let the I6 guys give you buyer's remorse. Their piston skirts will break off any minute now

Of course my valve seat could drop like a testicle tomorrow but after 171K miles, if it hasn't by now, I figure it ain't gonna unles I overheat it.

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