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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 02-27-2009, 03:02 PM Thread Starter
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A few of us from the forum met in Chicago for a trail ride the last few days. We were jumping curbs, driving thru rivers without snorkles and freezing in the morning. We spent time working on projects that required welding and all kinds of metal work. A couple of the guys tried smuggling some funny looking fused metal blocks onto the airplane for the trip home. Not sure if they made it or not. I think one of them was going to put it in his shoe. More details later.

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Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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We wait with baited breath.

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Wait Get Lost went to Chicago as well. Hmm me thinks somethings up.

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Lots of owners in Chicago, but what were they driving?



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When I drive semi, I usually go from Lansing, Michigan to Chicago. I was there the last 3 days. I did notice some nice Commanders on the road...and pretty high fast moving rivers and stream beds as well. Did you see any Meijer's trucks?

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I must be stupid. What do you mean by fused metal blocks? Is that code for beer cans?

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is this some kind of a riddle? if NOT then i dont get it. i must be missing something. Im sure its funny, it must have just went over my head.

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I just got off a 4 hour plane ride and have to run to catch one more flight. I would tell the story, but I have been known to strech the truth a time or two. I will let the other guys tell the story when they land. The story has all the elements of a good forum story, suspension, big wheels, big tires, hydraulic lifts, Nitrous Oxide, deisels, and a vehicle so large that you have to use a ladder to get in it.

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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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Not the Chicago Tea Party, then.

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Now HIS: XK 07 Limited Hemi, 2" RR lift and shocks, JK Rubicon wheels (255/75 r17 BFG MT), 1.5" Spidertrax spacers, Rocky Road Supersliders, Mopar heavy-duty rails and roof rack. Get Lost 4x4 Rear Tire Carrier. 4xGuard Belly Skid. Oh, and a spiffy dash mat.
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