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Hello from Central Cal!

Hey everybody!
i just got into a 2003 jeep grand cherokee laredo, 2wd, 90,000 miles!
its been meticulously maintained so im really happy to get into something thats reliable. my previous car was a 1998 volkswagen jetta. i hated the thing, and i still do actually, and it always seemed to give me problems. i'm also a member over at vwvortex.com as well.
the jeep was owned by my grandpa who was always meticulous with everything. unfortunately, his health has deteriorated and we were forced to move him into assisted living. so the insurance and car were put into my parents' name and they didnt want to just have an extra car on the insurance, so we decided that i would sell my car and use the jeep. my grandpa one-upped that and said "just buy it and put it into your name!" so i sold my car and used that money plus a little more to buy his jeep from him.
ill still make sure to take him places in it!

but anyway, im very, very relieved to finally get rid of it. i drove around in my jetta (which i paid for, in cash, by myself) for 4 years and it never seemed to go for 6 months without something breaking.
now im almost out of college and in something reliable, and i couldn't be happier. i've always loved jeeps, i just couldnt get one before because of the entry cost. plus, i was wary of the gas mileage. but the good news is that im managing 22mpg with the 4.0L (all freeway) and the tank is going for at least 400 miles. it does hurt to put 70 bucks in it every fillup though.

i apologize for not having a picture, work has been hectic and i haven't gotten the chance.

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Old 08-23-2011, 03:10 PM
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great story...sorry to hear about your grandpa, had to do the same with mine and now he's no longer around

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