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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:48 PM   #1
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A good Jeep day....

This could of gone under "What did you do today", but I'm just so dern happy right now I'm gigglin' like a school-girl

My CJ hasn't been road worthy in about 2.5 years - brakes, steering, rust, etc....

I just picked it up from the shop in south Jersey where she got new 4.11 gears, some rust repair and a few other goodies. Lots of work left to be done (Raptor liner, tire carrier, and roll cage are next), but I can't tell you how good it felt to be cruisin up the Jersey turnpike (well that wasn't the good part - I can't stand these yankee a-holes....{I'm from Virginia - just visiting NY}...).. but I digest....

Not 10 minutes into my journey home (about a 2 hour drive) I see a wrangler heading my way.

I wave.

He waves back.

*sniff* It was beautiful - my first Jeep wave in over 2 years....

Just wanted to share my joy with those that get it....

Pete

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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:50 PM   #2
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what did you digest?
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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:52 PM   #3
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I finally got my jeep back on the road today and was shocked to get a wave... I have been driving the ranger too much
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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:56 PM   #4
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what did you digest?

I wuz trying to be funny. Oh well.

You know - I almost forgot the Jeep wave! (not reeeally). As the wrangler headed towards me - it was like remembering something from long ago - almost missed the window of opportunity!
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Unread 04-17-2009, 06:57 PM   #5
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me too! lol
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Unread 04-17-2009, 07:04 PM   #6
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man nothing is better than the jeep wave...plain and simple
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Unread 04-17-2009, 09:07 PM   #7
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I drove a YJ in high school, and sold it shortly after. A few months ago I bought a CJ---I had the same feeling getting the jeep wave in that thing!!

Damn it feels good to be a jeep owner!
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Unread 04-17-2009, 09:30 PM   #8
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Nothing beats that first wave on the first 70 degree topless day of spring, got mine today on the way to work, all totalled, got 14 in my 20 min ride to and from work. it was a good day:wave :
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Unread 04-17-2009, 09:56 PM   #9
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drove mine today and got fliped off so i'll wave at you guys
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Unread 04-18-2009, 06:42 AM   #10
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drove mine today and got flipped off so i'll wave at you guys
Too funny... You know, I thought people in N.C. were friendly? Let me tell you something about road-rage.. driving to work everyday straight through the Bronx, then Manhattan, then Brooklyn... I 've seen S&*t that you wouldn't believe.


I saw a guy playing a flute while driving up the winding Saw Mill Parkway.

A flute.

A freakin flute.... with both hands... knees on the steering wheel. I s&*t you not. Craziest damn thing i've ever seen.



And here's your wave right back bud:

(almost forgot again!)
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Unread 04-18-2009, 06:55 AM   #11
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what did you digest?
I bet he meant 'digress'...

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man nothing is better than the jeep wave...plain and simple
Harley wave is not too shabby either
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Unread 04-18-2009, 12:25 PM   #12
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Your just lucky he waved back at a reb ha ha!! You gotta be loving those 4:10's.
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Unread 04-18-2009, 05:03 PM   #13
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got mine back on the road after a week of being broke down. I lost my axle on my amc 20. Put another stock rear with matching gears and im back in black!!!!.

even took off the the top and folded down the winshield for this monumental event!!!
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Unread 04-18-2009, 06:44 PM   #14
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It's a good feeling gett'n back in the saddle again isn't it GP? I was jeepless for a year and when I got the latest on the road and started getting "the wave" again, I realized just how much I missed it! Happy motorin'!
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Unread 04-18-2009, 08:59 PM   #15
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75 degrees in NC today! I dropped the top along with everyone else. I saw some nice rigs riding around town. Jeep wavin' like crazy! Life is good in a CJ...
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