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So I have a dilema. I currently have an 06 Laredo with the 2" Daystar lift and some 265s. I have put a decent amount of money into it with things like bilsteins, diff cover, cb radio, tail light gaurds, led tail lights, pinch weld and rear fender, etc. My dad offered to sell me his 08 hemi limited for $2600. This is basically paying his car bill for the next six months. I can either get his rig, and not lift it or keep mine and most likely put in a superlift and 33's. I can't decide between the two because I've put in a lot of effort to my rig, but that hemi and QTII sound so nice!! What are your guys' opinions?
 

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why cant you lift it?? bc if you spend the 2600 on the 08 5.7L limited you cant afford the superlift, im assuming??

If I were you.. I 100% take that 08 limited with the HEMI... you are getting a better WK all around.. look at it from a stock standpoint.. that 08 limited with hemi is WAY nicer all around than on 06 laredo in my opinion... just wait a little on the SL and lift the 08.. good things come to those who wait.

this would be what i would do:
1.buy that 08 5.7L limited!
2.return the 06 back to stock...sell it stock.
3.put what you have modded into the hemi... and just wait to save the 2K again to SL the 08 hemi.

or just sell the 06 with the add ons for a better (higher) price to someone... and save up for the SL on the 08..

Either way.. you want that 08 with the HEMI...bc the SL is gonna be better used on that 08.. you wont need to worry abt a weak engine pulling 33s.. and having a 2008 Limited (nice interior w. extra options).. with a 5.7L HEMI! AND having that SL'd.. man, THAT is a dream wk. IMO
Look at JDubya's if ya dont believe me......

WAIT A MINUTE!!.. just thought of this... is your 06 laredo paid off?? if so, spend the 2600 you have on your dads 08 hemi. then sell your 06.. you can probably depending on the miles with those add ons get close to 10.. easily.. 5-7K... then use some of that money to SL the 08 5.7L .... wow, that was easy.

I'm sure theres a caveat though on your end?
 

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08 for $2600? id pick it up regardless. 08 has more options, better front end, etc. swap suspensions and sell your rig for a profit.
 

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Thanks for the opinions guys I appreciate it. So the deal is my sister needs a car. So I, if I buy the 08, will be giving the 06 to my sister and she said she wants to keep all of the stuff I did on it. So I would have an 06 "trail rig" and an 08 stock rig. I may be able to squeeze like a budget boost and some 265s on the 08 but I'd rather not screw up the steering and go right to the SL. If I went SL I would deff go bigger than 33's because IMO they look way too small on a SL'd WK. So the SL, install, and new rubber would cost like 3300. I make just under double that in the summer but I want to save money for college to haha.
 

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Exactly my thought process, until I found out the girl to guy ratio at some schools is like 65:35....
 

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Exactly my thought process, until I found out the girl to guy ratio at some schools is like 65:35....
key word there is "some" make sure you pick the right school lol
 

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With a lifted HEMI on 35's ,you just drive down the street and chicks will jump right in.
This...

Lucas logic is undeniable. how many WKs do you see on 35s these days? its a true pantydropper.
 

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No chicks will be jumping. You will need a tuna net to catch the chicks.

Heres my logic:

-No chick will be able to jump into a SL WK. None!
-Due to Hemi, they won't be able to catch it and instead will chase it.

Hence, you need the net!

I vote for Hemi!
 

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Hahaha I love it. Thanks for the input again guys. Due to an extremely slow month of business this April, my dad may not be able to swing this whole transaction. It's not totally out of the picture yet but it doesn't look good and I wouldn't want to put him in a bad position by like begging for the hemi. Who am I kidding I am only 18 and I'm wicked lucky to even have a wk. Trying to think of plans for the 06 now...
 
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