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Unread 04-21-2009, 11:50 AM   #241
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When you always shift into reverse to park and carry a split log for a wheel chock.

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Unread 04-21-2009, 12:00 PM   #242
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... when your son's lj (me) has to drive you across town to get a "discontinued" part for the non-running 151 cj5. haha

just thought i'd stop by on this side of the forum and say hi

better yet:
... when the wave is passed down like a right of passage through the family
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- re 4.5" la kit, re ds, g2 5.13s, bilstein shocks, currie hd steering, 35" km2s on cragar soft 8's

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Unread 04-21-2009, 12:05 PM   #243
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. . . . When you believe you are the envy of all other Jeep owners

. . . . When your Jeep just looks better than anyone elses

. . . . When it says made by Jeep under the hood

. . . . When it's a Jeep not a Chrysler
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Unread 04-21-2009, 12:30 PM   #244
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When you're allotting 3 days to bring it the 5 hours from your parents house...... And you're bringing the welder.

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Unread 04-21-2009, 02:16 PM   #245
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...When you can relate to a kamikaze pilots experiences after your 30 year old braking system all but gives out on a curvy road.
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Unread 04-21-2009, 02:51 PM   #246
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When the first thing out of bed is to boot up the computer so you can log into this forum and learn about what is going to break before it actually does, and then know how to fix it.
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Unread 04-21-2009, 02:58 PM   #247
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...when you're idea of a good day is when nothing breaks down on your Jeep...

...when your right calf muscle is slightly larger than your left calf muscle from the lack of power brakes... matter where you go, you always put gas in her since the gauge doesn't work... secretly hate your CJ because it attracts more women than you can...
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Unread 04-21-2009, 04:58 PM   #248
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When you spend more time working on your jeep then at your actual job.

Actually happened last week trying to get everything done for the weekend.
1980 CJ 7--3" Black Diamond, 1" body, locked both ends, 4.56, 35x12.50x15 SS LTB, "family" cage

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Unread 04-21-2009, 07:11 PM   #249
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When Your Kids friends have been by over and over to here your rolling Chasie with rebuilt motor run

When you have used 3 years of your Tax Returns to get the next big step done ( body this year )

When you dust the Rolling chasie off every month so you can see your statue in the garage Shine

When most of your parts are bought on E-bay or 4wd hardware

When you use your Engine Block as a Computer bench to bid on some thing on E-bay you might be a Redneck

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Unread 04-21-2009, 08:36 PM   #250
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Unread 04-21-2009, 08:39 PM   #251
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A good day at work never beats a day (or night)working on the Jeep...

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Unread 04-21-2009, 08:40 PM   #252
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when your driving around and see a cj in a feild and you want to take it home, even thought you already got 2 in the driveway

yes this happend to me this weekend, and i still want to bring it home
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Unread 04-21-2009, 11:49 PM   #253
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when you start it in the drive way in gear and it jumps ahead and then creeps up the driveway without you in it....did this today and nearly shat myself!!!!! My dd truck is an auto.....LOL
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Unread 04-22-2009, 09:55 AM   #254
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........when your mid size belly rubs on the original full size steering wheel.....
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Unread 04-22-2009, 01:51 PM   #255
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Originally Posted by certifiablejeep View Post
You know you drive a CJ when you have to go through the stages.

First, you wanted a set of lego's... you then graduated to lincoln logs... then the erector set... you then moved onto models, RC cars, and then finally, the pinnacle of the build it yourself, a CJ...
Exactly how my childhood went.'ve thought about buying a new engine for your truck and putting the old one in the jeep.

...a trip to the gas station down the road with your buddy feels like an off road adventure.
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