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  • See if I can buy back my original TJ Rubicon

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  • Buy a used TJ Rubicon from here

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  • Wait a little and buy a 2 door JL Rubicon with 35s from the factory

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  • Wait until Ford figures out how to product a Hard Top and get the Bronco Badlands with 35s

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John, sorry to hear about your wife's injury. Dogs are resilient, mine always heal faster than I do...
 

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Oops - sorry, my wife vs. dogs ambush happened three years ago. She did fine with her recovery - both the wrist and the knee replacement.

The joint replacement patient 'trainer/advocate' for the hospital uses my wife as an example of what can go wrong before surgery :whistle:.
 
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I probably should add short, bald and fatter to the description as well, with a nasty middle finger twitch towards picture takers.

It's been ages since I posted on here and I gotta say, it feels good to be back.

I sold my Rubicon years ago due to some medical issues, that made driving it near impossible, as well as supporting the required maintenance. 4 hip surgeries with some permanent nerve damage really knocked me down for a while. It's been years now, and I am riding my motorcycle again and keep thinking about getting another 4x4.
When the new Bronco was revealed, I have to admit I was/am intrigued. It seems like a solid beast which has a Rubicon equivalent called the Badlands. Problem is I just don't think IFS would work for me. I am a Rock Crawler. In fact, I am a pretty extreme Rock Crawler and I know, at some point I will want to stick a SFA under a Bronco. At that point, why bother with it, when I can get another Rubicon. But competition is good, and it looks like the Bronco has finally pushed jeep to add 35s as a stock option for the Rubicon in MY22.
This brings me to my dilemma, so I created a poll to get some ideas.

Anyway, don't feel any pity for me, while I don't have a jeep at the moment, I have been driving the following for a little over 4 years. I kind of figure if I can get in and out of this, I should be able to climb into a lifted Rubicon.
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Alright folks, let me have it.
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Holy Chittttttttt
Elff .... welcome back .
I won't ever forget the ride at the lake shore road and you thought a Cessna was low fly'n ...
NItto Mud Graplers was the culprit :LOL::LOL:

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So what are you driving now?
2020 Gladiator stone white
Getting new windshield today- cracked last week going to my Sisters in Lske Elsinore, ca

I sold my 1930 Model A
Sold my 2018 Indian Chieftain

have my original skateboard form 1962
 

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Very Nice.
Are you going to AiRock it?

I've heard they are going to start using Gorilla Glass in the JL and JT windshields because that's a common problem.
Not sure how valid that is.
That Model A is sweet.

I still have a skateboard from 1984. I think if I jumped on that now, it would be the death of me.
Powell Peralta Rat Bones.
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Very Nice.
Are you going to AiRock it?

I've heard they are going to start using Gorilla Glass in the JL and JT windshields because that's a common problem.
Not sure how valid that is.
That Model A is sweet.

I still have a skateboard from 1984. I think if I jumped on that now, it would be the death of me.
Powell Peralta Rat Bones.
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Nope...no Airock for me ... long story i'm only doing lake or backroad easy trails
i'll send a PM
 

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Guess I will spill the beans.
[I can't keep a secret worth a ****!!]
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I am buying Elwarpo's TJ Rubicon.
For those that know me, you know that Jeep just screams Elff.
 

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It is not a surprise since I air rocked it after seeing your build.
 

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Guess I will spill the beans.
[I can't keep a secret worth a ****!!]
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I am buying Elwarpo's TJ Rubicon.
For those that know me, you know that Jeep just screams Elff.
Glad to see it going to a good home
 

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Can't wait to see pics
 
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I replaced the windshield yesterday. I have a super cheap local company that does good work.
This was a known item in advance. We will doing a full detail soon and then the upgrades and part swaps will be coming. I also need to build up a cache of backup parts and some trail spares.
I'll start a build thread.
I used to be rich, then I bought a
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Thankfully my wife works for Quadratec so she gets their employee discount.
 

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Its official

Elff owns an AiRocked Rubi.

Gonna take a while to make this mine, but it's a great base which allows me to take my time.
Major thanks to @Elwarpo for driving it all the way up to PA.
It was a very fun visit can't wait to do it again.
Mike was one of my First AirRock customers ...i rode in that Rubi in Oklahoma ROF run |
You got a good Rubi
Have Fun with it ....looking forward to wheel'n pics
 
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