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New Jeep...Now I feel like a traitor

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Sapper26, May 7, 2010.

  1. May 7, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    Sapper26

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    So I just bought my wife a 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara. My wife really loves the truck, but now I feel like a traitor. I have even started looking at parts for it. I am going into the garage right now to put my TC UCAs on my Tacoma.
     
  2. May 7, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    07trd4x4

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    Www.rubiconexpress.com

    been awhile but I bought all my suspension threw them they are local here in Sacramento and really cool guys/gals!!
    Oh and have kick ass shit
     
  3. May 7, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    1337Taco

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  4. May 7, 2010 at 10:02 PM
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    Sapper26

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    She has the Jeep at work right now so I can't get any pics uploaded. Hopefully tomorrow. Its all black with a soft top and completely stock.
     
  5. May 7, 2010 at 10:02 PM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Sold all 3

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    Nice, what mods did you have planned?
     
  6. May 7, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Heretic !!!

    ( j/k ) ;)
     
  7. May 7, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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    THXEY

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    i totally agree i love jeeps
     
  8. May 7, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    Taco505

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    haha well jeepers may piss us off sometimes and we may piss them off too but eff it jeeps are just as sick as tacos!

    get some pics up tomorrow we gotta see it!

    anyway congrats man
     
  9. May 7, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    In that order of getting a vehicle for street and off road use. Nothing wrong with Jeeps in my opinion. I just like the look of a Tacoma and I have more need for the truck.

    Congrats
     
  10. May 7, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Fixed it for ya!
     
  11. May 7, 2010 at 11:00 PM
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    LOL the Land Cruiser is nice. I actually want an FJ40 as a dedicated trail rig. And keep the Tacoma to tow it to the trails. I could have bought an FJ cruiser but it doesn't have a bed.
     
  12. May 8, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    Congrats on the Jeep!!

    I hope it serves you well on-street and off! I'd get a second job if I were you....to support all the money you'll put into both vehicles!!
     
  13. May 8, 2010 at 8:21 AM
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    07trd4x4

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  15. May 8, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    jandrews

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    That's because you are. Traitor.

    I kid a bit, but the quality level of the Jeep is nowhere near the Toyota, and that's going to become very obvious over the next five years. Chrysler/Dodge just doesn't build good vehicles right now (or the past 5 years).
     
  16. May 8, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    cgs2k2

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    i have to agree a little bit. BUT i do love wranglers! that and used fj's were the other vehicles i was looking at when i got the taco and i actually like the 4 door ones a lot. plus, if you and your wife like it that's all that matters.
     
  17. May 8, 2010 at 12:01 PM
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    Jeeps are very capable vehicles - on par with our Tacos in almost every respect (and in some ways superior) when it comes to wheeling.

    When everything's working.

    The thing that pisses me off about ChryCo is how quickly their interiors start to fall apart. Everything is chintzy plastic that's poorly put together, and it does not stand the test of time well at all. Most other brands are much more solidly fit and finished and wear much better.
     
  18. May 8, 2010 at 8:42 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    The wife's Grand Cherokee is very well put together, and it's Quadra Trac/Drive system is far superior than ours.

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  19. May 8, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    What year is it?

    Far superior to yours. Some of us have ATRAC ;)
     
  20. May 8, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    Krazie Sj

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    2001.

    Viscous couplings for the win. No electronics to fail.

    Honestly though, I'd get a Power Wagon with a Cummins Diesel if I was to own a Diamler/Chrysler/Dodge.

    Full time 4WD rocks the shazbah!
     
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