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What vehicle would you own if you couldn't own a Wrangler?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Chris, Oct 31, 2017.

  1. sgtjdgelinas

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    IMG_3657.JPG I would probably have a grand wagoneer, I see them in good shape now and again and would love to own another one.
     
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    Check out the 'Cars for Sale' section ...... you may see the '55 Chevrolet 2 door post running a 392 Hemi, or ........ :)
     
  3. Head Lice

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    What would I drive if .......

    Already have it.
    Dodge/Cummins Regular Cab-8ft. box 4x4 ....
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    tweaked ...... just a little bit
     
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  5. Kathy

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    3E171E73-4884-455F-B833-0159DCE846B5.jpeg Similar but not even close to as nice as yours. I still own this. Bought it from @Dave K. when my son turned 16. It’s still kickin. Barely thanks to a teens abuse. Only has a little over 100;000 miles. I love that truck. Love yours more.
     
  6. Squatch

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    I have a '90 Dodge/Cummins 2wd with an automatic. It's the last year of no overdrive (just a beefy 727 Torqueflite), no intercooler, and no airbags. I have around 410,000 miles on it (bought it with 72,000 on it), and it's the best damn vehicle I have ever owned!
     
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    Sold my other Dodge/Cummins a year ago ..... '91.5 4x4 intercooled, hot pump/sticks, and tweaked turbo ...... it went to Fernie, BC.
    You have good taste in cars & trucks Squatch !
     
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    LOL Thanks! I don't hear that very often, I assure you! :D
     
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    My '89, 5 spd Stang. Packed with a 347 and endless list of mods. Owned it since 12/99. Interior is pretty much gutted out and have 2 racing seats and dash. Beast of a ride.

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    "What would you own if you COULDN'T own a wrangler" is the intent of this thread you guys... is it too complicated enough to some of us? or I don't understand this phrase :(
     
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    No need to get upset. When I couldn't not afford a tj, I scored my mustang.
     
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    Sorry, the 4th beer is not good for me :)
    I am no longer in my prime :(
     
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    Thanks and it's my favorite body style. Every summer I get a hand full of people trying to buying off me.
     
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    No worries. When the beer is not working for me, I switch to hard liquor lol.
     
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    I always liked it when someone loaded a "box top" Fairmont with the GT goodies, too. Fox bodies are great for mix n' matching, and thus some awesome sleepers can be created!
     
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    That's how I scored my license plate, drunk as a skunk and on a bet. Applied online for personal plates and was shocked when it got approved by the state lol.

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    They make awesome sleepers. My rear end is off a 88 turbo coupe, 5 spd. Loaded with 3.73 first gear and disk brakes. Slapped a Detroit locker in it and it turned into a bigger monster.
     
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    ...If I couldn't own a Wrangler...
    That's easy... done it;
    A CJ-7 or CJ-8; with a modified SEFI late Ford Explorer 5.0, 4 wheel disk brakes, modified Scout axles, ARBs, 4:1 transfer case gears in the 300, 5 speed manual tranny w/4:1 first, high compliance springs etc. etc.
    I don't believe that I would go for tires bigger than 33s the next time around though. (legs are too short, making highly lifted vehicles a PITA for daily driving)... At this point I am not convinced that the Rubi was/is much, if any, of an improvement...

    Enjoy!
     

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