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Old 05-03-2009
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Truck is gone! Sorry guys its not a Ford.

The wife and I finally compromised on a jeep. Its smaller and more economical, yet its still "manly" and 4x4. Plus it has a useful back seat that I can get to. (all this with a carseat in mind, not right away, but future)



Its a 2006 and has a 4.0L 6 speed manual, 26,000 miles, I think the rims are the DC1s, correct me if im wrong, does anyone know? Im to frantic with forums look. Its sitting on 32 inch mud terrain sxts.
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God I'm so jealous. I want to get rid of my truck so bad for a Jeep. Those aren't DC-1s, I don't know what they are
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Looks good. The wheels are not the DC-1's.
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WTF trent! u crazy bastard.. nice looking jeep by the way
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didnt you know jeeps are for girls? lol...


those are not DC-1's btw
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Wheels look like procomps not sure though.


Looks good.
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didnt you know jeeps are for girls? lol...


those are not DC-1's btw
Beat you to it!
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My buddy has those wheels on his Tahoe.

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Next time he is in town, I will see what they are.

And because I am a pic *****, here is the front end of his Tahoe now, after my dad went ahead and hit a deer with that old brush guard on it.

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Hehehehe.
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Ok, I was wrong on the wheels, But we like the jeep.
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Congrats man!! I like it
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never been a fan of jeeps
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nice heep
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not feelin it, that jeep at most gets 2 mpg better than your f150 did
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I've never heard anyone call a Jeep 'economical; because they're either always putting gas in it because they're pigs on fuel, or they're fixing electrical and transmission problems.
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Oh no, not another Jeep owner.
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Nice Heap! lol

actually, i really like Jeeps and wouldnt mind owning one
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yea i didnt mean to come off as too harsh either cause i think they are great rigs ive just never heard of anyone calling on economical either.
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yea i didnt mean to come off as too harsh either cause i think they are great rigs ive just never heard of anyone calling on economical either.
I have. Of course, they were lying, lol.

Another thing I just now noticed is that you got a hard top. Nice.
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hell i like it. wish i never got rid of my jeep..although it was a grand cherokee
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nice jeep. i personally couldnt have one of those. too small overall.

and the wheels, a guy here has them on his lifted siverado, but im not sure what they are haha
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Once you have a kid, you'll want a 4 door so don't mod the jeep too much. A Jeep is neither economical nor a family car, kinda weird how you compromised on that.
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Goodluck with that back seat + a baby seat. its not much of a real seat.
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I've never heard anyone call a Jeep 'economical; because they're either always putting gas in it because they're pigs on fuel, or they're fixing electrical and transmission problems.
Its gets close to 20 mpg. the 150 got around 12 to 13. its economical compared to my f 150. Size wise its easier to park. I guess by saying "economical" I mean not as much of a pain in the ***. My car isnt going to be the main "baby hauler" so we wanted something easier then my truck, not easier than a mini van.

The compromise is losing the big truck, and getting something smaller, while still maintaining a solid 4x4 rig that fits both of our liking. my wife didnt want a big truck, and i didnt want a little car. I didnt want another ranger because of the seats. the jeep has a more useful back seat than my 150. Having a big lifted truck just seemed to unnecessary, plus the 150 had 113000 miles. this has 26,000 and we only owe a few thousand more.

Bottom line, economial may have been the wrong word. Maybe more useful s a commuter should have been the term used.
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Goodluck with that back seat + a baby seat. its not much of a real seat.
As opposed to the back seat in a lifted 150. As said, its not the main baby hauler, but it will do the job with less of a pain then we had before, easier getting in and out.

There just isnt anything else out there in the price range with low miles. Theres a sport trac, but finding one with 25000 miles at $18000 is impossible. We wanted something that CAN hold a carseat if we need to drive something other then my wifes car.

Plus we wanted to get out of my truck, Jeeps hold their value better as long as theyre below 100000 miles. I owed 16000 on my 150, so this was the route to take to get out of it with the least amount of negative equity. so we owe about 1500 backwards still. so far we're happy with it, thats all that matters eh?
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Yay. Good choice on getting an 06, right before they changed to the 3.8L, which lacks torque. 4.0 is a great motor.
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