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Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
The kids talked me into getting a 2013 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited and we are loving it. I had a 97 Wrangler years ago and the changes are amazing. The ride quality is great, tons of room, and lots of comfort features. Now I need someone to weld me up a Small Egg carrier for the back of her :)) (seriously).
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  • Very nice...no BGE green as a color option?
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  • Sweet man! I had a 06 TJ for years then had to upgrade and grow out of my college lifestyle. Enjoy it! I bet someone can make u a good holder!


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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    edited August 2012
    Very nice...no BGE green as a color option?
    They don't have a BGE Green, I checked! There is a Commando Green that they just started taking orders for, no match though. :)
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    Sweet man! I had a 06 TJ for years then had to upgrade and grow out of my college lifestyle. Enjoy it! I bet someone can make u a good holder!
    My thoughts exactly.

    We rented a Jeep while vacationing in St Croix and my kids fell in love (2 door). The Unlimited has a ton of room and rides great. Still can't believe how much they have changed over the years.
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776

    You know what Jeep stands for? Just Empty Every Pocket. :)) Nice looking Jeep. Got any plans for it?

    I had an '04 rubicon running on 35's.

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    Put it through its paces while I had it.

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    Kinda got out of wheeling, though. And the gas was killing me at 60 miles a day roundtrip to work.

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    It was fun while I had it (sold it this past Feb.) Still miss it. Someday I'll get another one as a second vehicle.image

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776

    Oh....one more. Pucker factor was high in this picture.

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    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • ShedFarmShedFarm Posts: 499
    edited August 2012
    I'm saving my pennies for my own Wrangler Unlimited, but am trying to decide between the Sahara and the Rubicon.  There's features on each that I could do without, but will probably go with the Sahara, when the time comes (even though I don't like the painted fenders).

    I would've thought the black forest green pearl would've been a good match for the BGE. My first preference on color would be the detonator yellow (not currently offered), then good ol' bright white. Gotta have the black hard top, though. I think the body-colored hard tops make them look like Hummer wannabees.
    BJ (Powhatan, VA)
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776
    @ShedFarm If you aren't going to offroad it, you really don't "need" the Rubicon package. Its nice to have the bigger axles and locking differentials (and lower gearing), but to tell you the truth, once I got out of offroading, I never used them. Although I do believe it got me a higher selling price int he end.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704

    Oh....one more. Pucker factor was high in this picture.

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    Nice! I'm not quite sure what I want to do to it yet. I went crazy on my F250 and was lucky to recoup a good portion of the mods when I sold her. Only time will tell :)
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    I'm saving my pennies for my own Wrangler Unlimited, but am trying to decide between the Sahara and the Rubicon.  There's features on each that I could do without, but will probably go with the Sahara, when the time comes (even though I don't like the painted fenders).

    I would've thought the black forest green pearl would've been a good match for the BGE. My first preference on color would be the detonator yellow (not currently offered), then good ol' bright white. Gotta have the black hard top, though. I think the body-colored hard tops make them look like Hummer wannabees.
    Black Forest Green is being discontinued shortly if it hasn't been already.
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
    Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @SSgt93
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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 330
    I still have my XJ 99 and its got around 260,000Kms. Runs as good as new. Congrats on your new purchase, but got to say the black  is a killer down here in Mexico as it gets up to 120ºF. White is a nice option but got to love the metallic orange!

    Felipe
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    I agree, black is hotter than a mofo but I love it on a Jeep. I also have auto climate and auto start so I can start it and cool it before I get in it. Jeeps have come a long way!
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • 6speed?


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  • LowflyerLowflyer Posts: 745
    I just turned 42, so I guess I'm still living the college lifestyle. This is my weekend warrior:Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos
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  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,022
    Nice Jeeps guys. I have a stock 01' xj (seen in background), but my baby that I'm building while I drive is a 69' bronco.
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  • Sgt93 nice looking Jeep!
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704
    Brownie said:

    Nice Jeeps guys. I have a stock 01' xj (seen in background), but my baby that I'm building while I drive is a 69' bronco.
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    Nice!
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704

    Sgt93 nice looking Jeep!

    Thanks, loving it :)
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
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  • Sgt93Sgt93 Posts: 704

    6speed?

    I thought long and hard on this one. Wife can't drive a manual (negative and a positive :)) ), chicago traffic, resale (if I ever do, manuals are a dying breed). If I ordered, I was leaning towards the manual but probably would have still gotten the auto, don't know.
    XL BGE - Small BGE - A bunch of Webers - A bunch of accessories - Ceramic Grill Works 2-Tier 
    Follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @SSgt93
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,776
    Nice bronco!

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • Snowren24Snowren24 Posts: 7
    edited December 2012
    very nice, thought about going with black, but I just couldn't get another black vehicle. Here's my JKU
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  • I had one of these, that looked just like this one except for the bumper mounted lights.  Mine also had a big red light on the hood because I was a volunteer fireman.

    http://www.expeditionswest.com/vehicles/ewvehicles/Land_Cruiser_FJ40/index.html
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • Brownie said:
    Nice Jeeps guys. I have a stock 01' xj (seen in background), but my baby that I'm building while I drive is a 69' bronco.
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    winner, winner, chicken dinner. Love those old broncs, blazers, and scouts

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  • very nice ride! I just picked up a 2008 jk unlimited rubicon a couple months ago! I think the jeep addiction is worse then the egg! JEEP - just empty every pocket. Coming in short order, 2.5 lift, 35's, full set of ACE bumpers sliders and  fenders....the list goes on and on
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  • KoskoKosko Posts: 535
    Brownie said:
    Nice Jeeps guys. I have a stock 01' xj (seen in background), but my baby that I'm building while I drive is a 69' bronco.
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    Nice ride brownie!....that's my dream ride!
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 13,810
    heck of a job, brownie!
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,112
    Very nice!  I picked up a 2010 model in Jan of 2011.   I almost went with a green one but decided to go black as well.  

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    Mine is not nearly as pimped out as your rubi!  I got the "mountain package" that was offered in 2010.  It was basically a sport with rubi wheels, Sahara side steps, and other cosmetic stuff like the tail lamp guards and gas cap.  I replaced the side steps with Ace rock rails when I read in the owners manual that they should be removed before going off road.  I removed them once...and sold em :).  

    I have really enjoyed mine.  It came with the hard top, so after taking it off once I quickly purchased a hoist (Lange).  Even with the hoist, I found I wanted a soft top as well so I got the Supertop NX.   So, it was pretty easy to drop an extra $1500 or so in the first year!  I have managed to keep it somewhat in check...no lift, bumpers, winch, bigger tires...yet. 



    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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