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Old 03-30-2010, 06:24 PM
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New blood from SoCal

Well, guess I should do an intro post..better late than never, eh?

Anyway, just bought my 2005 Limited 4x4 hemi a couple weeks ago and traded in my 06 GTO for it. Miss the manual and overabundance of power with the car (plus it was nice overall), but am really digging this Jeep! I've been heavy into cars for over 20 years now (makes me feel old and I'm not ) and while mostly been muscle and some trucks, etc., had a few 4x4's, and got heavy into turbos and such. So, I've been blessed to be able to learn and experience a good spectrum.

I had a 5.9 a few years ago (02-06) and frequented many of the other boards as either ZJohnR, ZJohnR 5.9, John R and JNR, but just discovered this one recently. It's my favorite so far!

Well, I wanted to get back into 4x4ing and really liked my 5.9. I didn't like the IFS on this WK, so never bothered thinking about them for myself. However, I have a 99 ZR2 that was IFS and remembered how well it did and with the F/R elec lockers, this ought to do good, as well. Besides, this time around I will go more tame (i.e. no more rockcrawling) and need to take it slow, as it's been about 6 years since I last wheeled.

Hoping there are other fellow SoCal'rs and AZ, etc. that maybe meet up and do some 4x4 and camping etc. Love the mountains and desert (provided it's not 100 degree+) and can't wait to devirginize this thing! Just worried about body damage more than anything, so sliders will have to be up there in priority!
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Old 03-30-2010, 06:26 PM
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Re: New blood from SoCal

Thanks a lot guys! The hardest part about this will be resisting wanting to put $$$ into this and well, with a wife that doesn't have the same passion, it's always a battle

One thing I missed about owning a Jeep is not only the passion from many of its owners, but the documentation and information available. Heck, even Jeep sent me a build sheet and I'm looking into trying to get a window sticker too (although probably too old for that). Then, my CEL came on this morning, remembered the three cycle trick from this board and wow, there's an archive here with a ll the codes! Awesome
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