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Unread 11-29-2008, 04:43 AM   #46
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When you slide out from under it and the wife says "so, how's the mistress?"


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Unread 11-29-2008, 05:25 AM   #47
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....you'd rather wear old torn clothes and shoes with holes in them so you can spend that money on Jeep upgrades.
I just put on my old pants and work shirt now and am heading out to the garage.. this one made me laugh because my wife was like, we really need to get you new boots and I was like, NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, i want more money for the projects... I can use duct tape to patch up those holes!

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Unread 11-29-2008, 05:57 AM   #48
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When you look down at your feet and say "Fred and Wilma Flintstone had a better car"

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Unread 11-29-2008, 06:25 AM   #49
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You look down at your feet and say "Fred and Wilma Flintstone had a better car"

so true

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Unread 11-29-2008, 06:33 AM   #50
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When the guy at the inspection station refuses to drive it and makes you pull it around into the garage
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Unread 11-29-2008, 10:55 AM   #51
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When you save every nut and bolt you find laying around (anywhere) in hopes it come in handy
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Unread 11-29-2008, 11:03 AM   #52
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when people ask i tell them its a rolls-can-hardly edition rolls down one hill can barely make it up the next
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Unread 11-29-2008, 03:19 PM   #53
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When you decide which car to drive based on how important it is that you make it there on time.
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Unread 11-29-2008, 03:46 PM   #54
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when you find it hard to sit in traffic knowing you're only waiting in line for a strip of asphalt?
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Unread 11-29-2008, 07:14 PM   #55
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...when you have to take Prozac every winter from the deep depression you get when you have to put the top back on and beg the heater every morning to blow just a little bit hotter...
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Unread 11-29-2008, 07:20 PM   #56
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You look under your Jeep as you walk up to it every time just to make sure you still only have a few "small leaks."
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Unread 11-29-2008, 07:38 PM   #57
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when someone tells you about a cj their looking at and you ask them how good of a mechanic they are.
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Unread 11-29-2008, 08:15 PM   #58
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When your buddies hand you parts they found on the roadside and say "Hey, I think this must be yours".
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when you max out at 32 mph
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You are reading this right now.
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......when your neighbors are assured that you know every cuss word known to man.
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...when you switch back to your other car and are amazed at all the power stuff (windows, locks, brakes, etc).
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or when your garage starts to look like a used parts store...
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you see oil dripping from it, right after you get done driving it....
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when you change out a part and keep it for a spare.
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when you cant stop coming back to this forum
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When you have the auto parts guys home phone number.....

Or when he tells you to just come around the counter and look it up yourself
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When you have scheduled "preventative measure" tetanus shots each year....
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When you evaluate every part and piece of scrap that you run across, irregardless of the manufacturer or what its previous purpose was, just to see if it has any value to you whatsoever. You're always thinking, "If I change this and this, I can adapt it to make it do this........."
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When you save every nut and bolt you find laying around (anywhere) in hopes it come in handy
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You look under your Jeep as you walk up to it every time just to make sure you still only have a few "small leaks."
But I will add, you hate fixing the other vehicals you own (wife's van & my pick up) but love "Jeep time" so much you start another build.

seriously - I just dropped off my truck to a buddy to get it fixed
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Unread 11-29-2008, 08:19 PM   #59
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...when you walk into the parts store and the guy behind the counter sighs and says what do you need to fix now and is shocked when you need to get parts for another car

...you keep and chain or strap in the back to bum a tow home when she strands you somewhere
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Unread 11-29-2008, 08:26 PM   #60
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You start to worry when it stops leaking fluids
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You guys on the CJ tech page are a little to tech for me. Must be the leaf springs.
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