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Old 05-10-2010, 06:18 AM   #1
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My new toad!!!

We picked up this wrangler a couple weeks ago, and after a certain amount of work (she has 212000 miles!!) she's ready to follow us on our travels.

Tow bar is a blue ox alladin, with blue ox uniuversal brackets bolted to an Olympic heavy duty bumper.

For the wiring, I got "cute" the jeep all ready had a 4 inline trailer towing coonnector in back, so I just made up a jumper wire. A 6 pin round connector mount on the front bumper, wire snakes around to the back, where I plug it right into the existing 4 inline plug! Works great.

And yes, the towbar sits level, the MH was on the jacks when I took the pics.
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Old 05-10-2010, 06:28 AM   #2
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I'm jealous. We have been kind of half heartedly looking for a Wrangler to be our toad. Can't for the life of me figure out why they cost so much though. A box with 4WD They are pretty cool so I guess you shell out the bucks or drive something else.

Looks like it is in great shape Jim. What year is it? I see you got the hard top too.

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Old 05-10-2010, 06:32 AM   #3
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she has 212000 miles!!
Looks good.

If the mileage is not a misprint, then I'd say it's just getting broke in.
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Old 05-10-2010, 07:12 AM   #4
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Congrats, looks very clean, best toad..I'm on my second one.
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Thanks guys. And right you are about the pricing...lol.
She's a 2000 model year, 4.0 engine, automatic, working a/c, tilt, cruise, am-fm-cd with speaker bar in the roll cage, and both tops.
Paid $6000, less the second set of wheels and tires that I all ready sold for $700, and the meyer snowplow that is still for sale.
Plus... $700 or so for parts, shocks, bumpers, wiper motor, front u joints and front hubs.

I found the alladin on Craigslist for $300, bought the brackets new for $85

She runs great and goes down the road pretty nicely, for a jeep.
Can't wait to get out west with this package in July!!!
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:21 PM   #6
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You can't beat the 4.0 straight six for longetivity, torque and downright dependability. Congrats on joining the Jeep Toad club!
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Old 05-13-2010, 05:40 PM   #7
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Looks good. Nice setup

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