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Kvarilek’s 2006 Jeep Wrangler 65th Anniversary Edition

Discussion in 'Member's Rides' started by Kvarilek, Aug 20, 2018.

  1. Kvarilek

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    Well, I know many had reservations about this one but I ended up pulling the trigger on this 06 Wrangler 65th Anniversary edition yesterday. It has a salvage title from a front end hit but after talking to the shop that did the work and checking it in person I decided to go for it. I ended up getting it for what I think was a very good price and this is going to be a perfect driving project for me and the family to enjoy!

    Here is our new addition...

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    I already have a Brown Dog Super Kit on the way (one of the bolts on the engine bracket is busted off) and will hopefully tackle it this week. After that I want to get a new stereo head unit and then work on washing and polishing/waxing. I'm excited to be a part of the TJ family!
     
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  2. BlueRidge304

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    Wow that's nice, congrats on the purchase! It looks great, super clean, love the color and the wheels!

    Are those leather seats? And is that Sasquatch in the front windshield?

    Just need +1 Trail Rated badge for the passenger side :)
     
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  3. Kiwi TJ

    Kiwi TJ If people ar talking behind ur back,then just fart
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    That's a very nice colour and super clean by the looks of things too.....Personally I'd be painting that centre dash console to match the outside but other than that it looks very nice. You would never know it had front end damage.
     
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    Whether any of us had reservations about it or not, it's yours, and if you're happy with it, then that's all that matters. I can see the appeal in it. That is a very nice looking rig! Congratulations!
     
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    Such a classy color! You did well on that purchase.
     
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  6. Kvarilek

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    Thank you guys. We're really excited about it and I can't wait to get working on personalizing it.
     
  7. Kvarilek

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    I really like the idea of painting the center section to match, great suggestion!
     
  8. fuse

    fuse TJ Enthusiast

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    Super clean, sweet ride! Low mileage too!

    What's the build like on the Anniversary edition? It has the body-color flares like a Sahara, AC and cruise. Is the rest of the build like a Sahara?
     
  9. Kvarilek

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    Thank you sir! So it's basically an X model with a few added features:

    SunRider soft top
    15-inch Alcoa aluminum wheels
    30" x 9.5" Goodyear Wrangler OWL tires
    Heavy duty Dana 44 rear axle
    High pressure gas charged shocks
    Sirius satellite radio with 1-year free service
    7-speaker system including subwoofer
    Body colored fender flares
    Full metal doors
    Fog lamps
    Unique center stack bezel
    Unique two-tone seat with embroidered Jeep 65 logo
    Unique floormats with "Jeep 65" logo
    Unique 65th anniversary decal

    Unfortunately the seats in this aren't the originals which isn't a huge deal because these are surprisingly comfortable. The soft top was removed and put on the previous owners sons Jeep which isn't a big deal since I wanted a hard top anyway. Overall it's nothing to special but my wife and I are a big fan of the color and I can't wait to get time to polish and wax it.
     
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    Congrats on the new Jeep! Looking forward to seeing what you do with it.
     
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  11. bobthetj03

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    Love that color! Congrats! Autogeek.com will be your new shopping place.
     
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    before you go for more polishing, go and test it in the trails doorless and topless and enjoy the outdoor breeze with your wife. you have more motivation to clean it thereafter.
     
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    Nice build too!

    I like all the unique stuff. Those are things that no other Jeep will have. So I'd keep the center console the way it is to show what makes this Jeep special.
     
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    Buy a used bezel on ebay. Or I’ll buy you one if you sell me that one...serious
     
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    Beautiful TJ. If you ever decide to sell the wheels, I would be first in line with my cash in hand
     
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  16. Kvarilek

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    I think we're going to stick with this setup for awhile. I like that it's unique to this model but you never know down the road.
     
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    You did good! Great color, I think you, and the family will enjoy the new addition.
     
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  18. Hawkeye

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    Congratulations man well done! It looks sweet. You guys are gonna love it.
     
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