Another Jeep - Joe's this time

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Another Jeep - Joe's this time

Post by CHR15E » Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:02 am

I think both me and Joe (my mate) were bitten by the bug of the last Jeep I had, then sold him. A big part of the reason I bought another and not far off the only reason Joe bought this one.

He prefers the regular Cherokees but fancied a facelift one to the older one we had.

Joe also wanted one that would run on LPG so that limited him a bit with choice.

This is what he settled on. Generally tidy aside a knock on the front drivers corner and the rear springs are suffering.

He's happy though. Here's a few pics.

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And here's a quick one of both together as we went in search of some hills.

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Post by Richard Moss » Sun Jul 31, 2011 5:23 am

Both nice looking cars
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Post by Manalishi » Sun Jul 31, 2011 8:37 am

I must admit I like the green one more... :?
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Post by CHR15E » Sun Jul 31, 2011 8:54 am

Manalishi wrote:I must admit I like the green one more... :?
I prefer the boxy shape as well TBH.

Though there's a lot more room in mine and more gadgets as well.
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Post by Richard Moss » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:34 pm

You also avoid the (mildly) embarrassing registration that Joe's car has.
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Post by CHR15E » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:59 pm

Guess so.

My brother's ex had a 106 reg'd P***EDA.

First thing she noticed when he brought it home. :lol:
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Post by Russell820i » Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:52 pm

What a lovely pair!!! :)

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Post by Daytona T595 » Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:30 am

I loved my Cherokee 4.0L, totally reliable and a right old laugh with nearly 200hp on tap unfortunately I couldn't live with the mpg dropping down into single figures when I was a bit lead footed. I've always fancied the Grand Cherokee with the 4.7 V8 in but they do tend to hold their values quite well, one day, because I do need to cross this one off my list.
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Post by Richard Moss » Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:12 am

If using one of these in the UK then LPG has to be the way to go.
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Post by CHR15E » Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:14 pm

It's crossed my mind for mine but it's not as cheap here as most other places.

The way I justify it is that's it not that much worse on fuel than my fastback so just accept it.

I wouldn't have said no to one with it but can't see paying out for it.
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