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    Default So my jeep burnt down, so I got my dream jeep last night

    So the Friday before Christmas all was quite except for the crackling of my jeep on fire. It all started from a faulty winch solenoid and got in to the wiring harness. So it is a total loss and geico paid me rather generously so I went and picked up a solid 81 Cj7, I have always wanted a cj7 so Im ready to build.



    I will start a build sheet tommorrow .
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    Sweet!! I mean it's a bummer your rig burnt, but that's a NICE CJ!!!!


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    So do you get to keep the YJ too? Looks like some decent parts on it still.


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    government knows that it cannot rule over the people by force.
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    do so out of duty, honor, oath and love of country.


    "Certified Jeep Junky!"


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    I dont get to keep it but I was given till monday to pull the parts I wanted, so my cj now has an aussie locker and a riddler front diff. Already swapped over all the lights. Will be pulling the sliders and corner armor tommorrow.
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    That's sweet! When my dad totaled his truck, they wouldn't let us remove anything aftermarket. And wanted like 38% of blue book to buy it back!

    We did swap out the brand new Michelins for a set of 'May-pops'


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    government knows that it cannot rule over the people by force.
    Those who stand in defiance of unconstitutional laws
    do so out of duty, honor, oath and love of country.


    "Certified Jeep Junky!"


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    well I was told I couldnt take the lift, tires, wheels, winch (who cares it started the fire), roll cage or bumpers( dont fit a cj anyway)
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    You lucky that Geico pay you with a winch in your Jeep.
    They have been denying other because of that.
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    I had full coverage so they had no choice
    1981 CJ7- 4in lift on 33's, Twin sticked dana300, aussied D30, Custom bumpers,Herced inside. Riddler covers.

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    Sucks you had to loose the YJ, but the CJ looks pretty good. Welcome to the world of round headlights.
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    That sucks about your Jeep , but congrats on the CJ . What kind of winch was it ?

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