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Old 05-08-2012, 09:12 PM
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

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I will get more pics after I clean it up over the weekend. It has just over 78k miles and was in Florida most of its life. It will replace a 2006 Dodge Ram Quadcab 4x4 as my daily driver. I looked for either a Rocky Mountain Edition or a Columbia and this was the closest to me. I wish it had the factory tow package but that was not a deal-breaker for me.

Looks like new!
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:28 PM
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

Looks nice man, really clean! I just got an '04 Overland with 70,000 on it. How long did you have to search for one with low miles? Did you order the exhaust from Kolak yet?
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:29 PM
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

It is pretty clean for the age. I think the front bumper cover was repainted. Other than that it is pretty much factory. The wheels have some pitting from wheel weights but that is no biggie, especially if I pick up some WK2 17's.
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

Congrats! Awesome ride, love the white! My girlfriend had one before her wrangler, and I loved it. Wish I could have bought it for a daily driver.
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

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Looks nice man, really clean! I just got an '04 Overland with 70,000 on it. How long did you have to search for one with low miles? Did you order the exhaust from Kolak yet?
I have been watching for one since the first of the year. A local dealer has a clean '04 Limited with 63k miles on it but their price is stupid high. I have always liked the Columbia Edition so when this one showed up in Des Moines last March I kept my eyes on it and pulled the trigger. I have not ordered the exhaust yet. I have a few things to do before that including new shocks, replacing the driver's power seat switch, and figuring out why the speaker in the driver's door does not work. I am also going to steam clean the interior today to see if it helps with the lingering smoke smell - it is faint but still noticeable.


I need to call on the WK2 17's on CL too.
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Old 05-12-2012, 08:11 AM
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

Yesterday I finally got the interior cleaned with the steam cleaner. I used a bit of Simple Green along with the usual upholstery/carpet cleaning solution. Some parts of the carpet were awful and other parts had minimal dirt. The seats cleaned up very nice and dried out very quick. I am even happier with my choice of the Columbia Edition after it was clean and dry. I also have new Jeep floor mats on order for it. Here are a few pics of the interior after cleaning.













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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

I have always liked the look of the wj and I didn't know the interior of the Columbia is so much nicer than most wj, great choice!
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

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I have always liked the look of the wj and I didn't know the interior of the Columbia is so much nicer than most wj, great choice!
I considered an Overland or Limited but did not want leather. (Out here property taxes are based on the original sticker of the vehicle so the taxes on the Limited or Overland are also higher.) The base cloth seats in the Laredo/Freedom Edition are not overly comfortable so the Columbia Edition or the Rocky Mountain Edition were my choice. This one was close, I drove it, and pulled the trigger.
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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

She looks great!! Inside and out looks brand new.

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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

Looks new! I didn't realize the Columbia came without the trim on the interior door panels...looks nice without it! I hated my fake wood trim, so I ended up vinyl wrapping it.

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Re: Just picked up a 2004 Columbia Edition 4.7 HO

The only three options I really wish it had are:
- Tow package (I am going to try to find a factory hitch and install it myself)
- Leather wrapped steering wheel (no big deal but nice)
- Steering wheel radio controls (not available on the Columbia Editions?!?!?!?)
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That interior is bad ass! The two tone seats really look great. The laredo based interior I like better because it doesn't have all the features and problems like overlands or limiteds
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