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Damn you Jeep....damn you to HELLLLL!!!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMike, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Jeep just got picked up by the tow truck. Again.

    That is all I have.
     

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  2. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    That Jeep, and your previous Jeep. Gorsh.

    Maybe it's time for a Corolla.
     
  3. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    If I could I would. But Instead I'm getting a roof. and that's WAY better!

    (Thinking more like a Camry actually......maybe even a Hybrid?!)
     
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    Leethal Turbo Monkey

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    Honda Pilot....
     
  5. reflux

    reflux Turbo Monkey

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    Nocar is better than Mopar.
     
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  6. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    I had a Hybrid as a rental when I moved out here. Sucked. No trunk, and the mileage was so-so.

    I vote Legacy wagon, and Mazda3
     
  7. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    I vote 1986 Pontiac Fiero for MMike.
     
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    Deux Cheveaux.
     
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    ALEXIS_DH Tirelessly Awesome

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    complete with tacky ferrari kit conversion with 2" sheetmetal gaps and white miami vice suits....
     
  10. boogenman

    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    It is a jeep, what do you expect?

    Jeep= $3,500-$4,500 for a Corolla

    Cash for clunkers is still dumb.
     
  11. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    When did we annex Canada?
     
  12. TheTruth

    TheTruth Turbo Monkey

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    get a helicopter.
     
  13. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Total breakdowns/failures to start: 0




    *knocks on wood*
     
  14. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Must spread.


    I almost pissed myself laughing.
     
  15. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    This MIGHT be a world record. Have you contacted Guinness? :D
     
  16. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    My father and brother have had just as much "luck"


    Routine maintenance goes a long way. ;)


    Edit - all our Jeeps have had the 4.0......that makes a big difference.
     
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  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Ahhh... yeah. Manual trans for the most part?
     
  18. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    I had a 4 liter Jeep, F'n exhaust manifold cracked.
     
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    Leppah Turbo Monkey

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    Don't forget to put the buick grand national engine in it. Or even an LS1.
     
  20. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Try it now!
     
  21. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    It's only funny when it's not me.
     
  22. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    All autos. Never had a single serious engine/trans/TC issue.


    That 4.0 is a gift from God. SO friggin' reliable, absolute workhorse of a motor. Crazy simple to work on, too.
     
  23. loco-gringo

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    I had the Xterra towed on Friday. Neck broke off of the radiator and I wasn't dealing with it. I called the towing company and said, "I've been thinking how to squander a pile of money and have nothing when finished so I decided to tow my car". Seriously, you pay someone to take away the convenience of your car. It sucks.

    That said, I thought my car would cost over a grand for a radiator and another water leak under the exhaust. They thought there was no second leak, so it only cost $444. Woot.

    Oh yeah, almost forgot, you deserve to have your Jeep broken down. :D
     
  24. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    More like a VW Beetle convertible.
     
  25. Serial Midget

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  26. TheTruth

    TheTruth Turbo Monkey

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    In recent news god has been destroying the cars of alcoholics so they cannot drive.
     
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    Muahahaha I love it when a plan comes together.
     
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    You didn't annex....... In the grand American tradition you amex'd it.
     
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    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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  30. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I agree....alas I have the 4.7L H.O.

    Until now it's been good.....After all....I have a whopping 67000 miles on it!
     
  31. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    No diagnosis yet?
     
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    The Jeep hates him.
     
  33. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Can he get that in writing?
     
  34. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Yes it does, my 98 wranlger has the 4.0 and gets very regular routine maintenance from me. 130,000 miles, runs like swiss watch.

    Unfortunatly thats a fairly common failure in the 4 liter.

    Parts are expensive. I had to replace the "clock spring" in my steering wheel. Basically its just a big coiled loop of copper wire for electrical power to the horn and airbag, and it was 300 bucks. But it was my fault it broke since I was screwin around with the steering at the time.
     
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  36. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I miss my 2001
     
  37. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    I had a '92 XJ I got rid of when it had 180k miles on the clock, and the only thing I had to do was replace the water pump once. The owner after me (family friend) drove it for another 20-25k with no issues.


    Only thing that sucks about XJs/ZJs/WJs is the goddamn unibody in terms of rust. NE winter salt + unibody = fail.
     
  38. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    Apparently it was the crank sensor.

    $260 (with the towing)
     
  39. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    I know a lot of people seem to have issues with the CPS on the 4.7 V8s just from being on a Jeep forum a bit.
     
  40. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    I assume it controls spark timing....(or is part of the process)