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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 08-26-2011, 10:59 PM Thread Starter
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Finally got around to organizing my garage!

I know my garage isn't nearly as cool as most everyone else's garages... but I can't complain 'cause it's enough space to hold most of my junk.



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Woah 4 trash cans? At least you have it very organized. Are both cars yellow? And its definitely more organized than my garage (sister's junk takes up half the garage).
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I got more junk than you...
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Woah 4 trash cans? At least you have it very organized. Are both cars yellow? And its definitely more organized than my garage (sister's junk takes up half the garage).
My Jeep is Desert Sand Metallic.

I don't know why we have 4 trash cans... we never fill them up.

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Very nice. Organization is the key play. It's amazing how many people have so much crap scattered about and piled within their garage that they can't even walk around in it much less park a car in it. Lookin' good.

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a few more inches of lift on the Jeep and you can park the Lotus under it

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a few more inches of lift on the Jeep and you can park the Lotus under it
Haha, I can't let the Jeep get any higher because I only have about 1" of clearance to get into the garage right now... and that is with the tires at 3psi.

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Well I see you didn't waste any time with the mods! But, but, the stripes - where did the stripes go???
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I waited 2 weeks to see if the stripes would grow on me... but I decided to remove them. I just like the simplicity of one solid color. I am on the look-out for a new front splitter right now. The current one has actually gotten worse. A huge chunk of it had worked itself loose and flew off when I was driving home one day. It is far beyond repair. I am also going to repaint the trunk lid because I found that it was in somewhat bad shape when I took the vents off. Not a big deal though, it will only take a couple hours to do. I am making good progress on this car. It will be show and track worthy soon!

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I like the 'No Dumping" sign. LOL It is easy to pile higher and deeper. You've done well . Your Jeep looks like it might handle the Chicago winters huh??? Have fun.

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I like the 'No Dumping" sign. LOL It is easy to pile higher and deeper. You've done well . Your Jeep looks like it might handle the Chicago winters huh??? Have fun.
Thanks, I found that sign on the side of the road one night when me and my friends were just wandering around through some neighborhoods at like 2 o'clock in the morning. That was a couple years ago when I was in high school. That sign has some good memories attached to it.

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Big tires suck in winter.
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Big tires suck in winter.
Not always true. I used to run 33x13.5xR15 and they were fairly easy to handle. I now run 35x10.5xR15 and they seem to do a bit better than my 33's. I'd much rather be in my Jeep than my Silverado in any kind of snow. My Silverado is truly awful to drive in any kind of bad weather.

Back in February we had a blizzard here in the Chicagoland area. A friend and I went out into the storm at 1am and drove around town pulling people out of ditches and giving stranded people rides home. I never once doubted the abilities of my huge tires in snow. They allowed me to single-handedly clear an entire 3 mile stretch of a main street in town of cars stuck in ditches.

Big tires do not always suck in winter. With that being said, tires like mine are purpose built. They are not the most street friendly tire (they are so loud I can barely hear my radio even when I crank it to 11) but they have never let me down so I can't complain.

This is a video I made of our last trip to the offroad park. These tires get me through anything rain or snow!


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just dont let the bikes fall!
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Wow, your video was great. I love my Jeep, but your video makes me feel like such a poser. Lol. I usually take the wife and kids to a local quarry and this is about as crazy as I get😜lol.

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