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Old 12-24-2011, 11:37 AM
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Twas the night before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas

Not a vehicle was stirring, not even my jeep.
I’m still grinning ear to ear, even in paradoxical sleep.
All the parts I ordered from BJ's and Zack's said “American Made.”
And I was asked to pull a float in Macy’s Christmas parade.

When out in the mounds there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the floor crawler to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
D A M N it, I tripped and fell over the trash.

My new razor grill reflected the new-fallen snow.
But wait there’s tire tracks down below.
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But five FULL SIZE JEEPS with a sled to the rear,

With a big old fart in the sleigh, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment it must be ol’e Grand Nick.
Flinging big globs of mud, all he did was curse as he came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name;

Through trails and swamps filled with mud!
Now push your Staun deflators and lock in your hubs!"
We’ll be heading to Fricker’s later for some grub.

As engines revived high and the FSJs did crawl,
Even with loose footing they did not stall,
Letting up on the throttle and shifting to 4 low,
The five muddy FSJs started to go.

And then, in a twinkling, I heard over head.
The parking of a sled with a long bed.
As I drew in my hand, and was turning around,
Down the chimney Grand Nicholas came with a bound.

He was dressed in full camo Carharts and Action fleece,
And his clothes were all tarnished with oil and grease;
A bundle of Jeep parts he had flung on his back,
And he looked like Zack just opening his pack.

His eyes how they twinkled as he sifted through parts,
There where all things for Jeeps that are dear to our hearts!
He drooled a little from the corner of his mouth
He thought he caught something in the great Deep South.

The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,

And on the side of it were gold letters that spelled "JEEP keep the mud beneath "
He pulled a pouch from his pocket that said “metric wrenches”
“It holds my safety glasses.” and threw the pouch on the benches

He was chubby and plump, I ask how long have you been this way!

He thought he started gaining the 100 lbs back in MAY
With a wink of his eye; he pulled out a deep well socket.
And put his still smoldering pipe in his hip pocket.

He did speak a few words, with his tools in his hand

“Hey, just don’t stand there, turn on the radio then give me a hand!”
He went straight to my jeep and began to turn wrenches,
“When we finish here I am going to look for some wenches.”

He sprang to his JEEP, to his team gave a shout,

And through the thick mud, they crawled their way out.
But I heard him exclaim, as he drove out of sight,

1990 Grand Wagoneer.. black with sand interior..
Razor grille, Hella H4 headlights, Piaa driving, LED spider taillights, tinted windows.
Full Corinthian leather front and rear seats, custom full length center console with cup holders. 100 sf of Rattle Trap on floor.
Edelbrock intake and 2132 cam, Howell TBI, Ford Distributor Cap, TFI Ignition Coil, Desmogged

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Old 12-24-2011, 11:43 AM
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you sir are a poet

Merry Christmas
1997 Jeep TJ AMC 150 2.5L, AX-5, NV-231 Status: ALIVE
1983 Jeep J-10 AMC 258 4.2L, Holley 2bbl, HEI, T-177, NP-208, 4" Rusty's Spring Lift, CherryBomb haha Status: ALIVE
1976 Jeep J-10 AMC 360 5.9L, TH400, Quadra-Trac Status: SOLD! to The Dude
Durham, CT

Originally Posted by Julep4000
Kudos, sir... I didn't plan on coffee coming out of my nose today.
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:06 PM
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Posting this in the garage.
Sons Waggy - 89 GW 360/727/208, 30x9.5x15 Destination M/Ts, Warn Lock Out Hubs, Razor Grill
Tramp - 85 CJ-7 Renegade FI 258/T5/D300, D30 w/ARB Air Locker, AMC 20 w/Posi Unit, 33x12.5x15 Goodyear MT-R's, Hella E-Code lights, VIAIR OBA System, Warn 8000lb Winch
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:32 PM
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" quite creative Jeep freaks" that was my wifes Good job man!
91 Grand Wagoneer

AMC 360 / Torqueflight 727 / NPM 229
Dana 44 front and rear
6" Rustys Offroad suspension lift
BJ's quick disconnects
BJ's PreRunner front bumper with winch plate
fenders trimmed
35x12.50x15's Maxxis Bighorn mudders
Rhino grill
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Tin Medic
Posting this in the garage.

I thought I was the only one. Of coarse that's where I keep the beer.
Big Birds Imaginary Friend........
1986 Jeep Grand Wagoneer.
AMC 360
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:25 PM
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My new favorite Christmas story!
'81 Cherokee Laredo W/T 258/Weber 32/36 DGEV/HEI/176/208 AMC 20/Dana 44 3.31 gears
Status: Storage Miles: Less than 140K (as of the talk with the original/previous owner) "The Jeffrey"

Build Thread: New pics: 5/18/12
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Old 12-24-2011, 02:42 PM
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89 Grand Waggy, freshened up 360, 727, NP229, SOA/SF, highsteer w/ chevy knuckles, Dana 44's f/r, 35" Maxxis Big Horns, some rock rash and more to come....

R.I.P 87 Waggy
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Old 12-24-2011, 03:14 PM
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good un!!!
1976 Cherokee Chief 360\4-spd(soon to be auto\ Q-trac)
1977 CJ5 "Lulu"
37" tires, and LOTS other stuff
77 J-10 401\Q trac "Thadeus"
64 Stude Avanti 289 R2---ALIVE!
91 Dodge W350 5.9 Cummins
64 Avanti#2(R1)...Under construction
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Old 12-24-2011, 04:36 PM
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"Crom" 76/75 Cherokee/J20 Hybred,

Originally Posted by Gambler68
congrats...that's the first post on here I have absolutely no effing clue how to comment on.

How you behave toward cats here below determines your status in Heaven.
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The birth of CROM is recorded here
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Old 12-24-2011, 07:22 PM
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Very nice!!!
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Old 12-24-2011, 09:07 PM
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78 Cherokee Chief, Wide Track, 360, TH400, Quadra Trac, SOA, 35" BFG KM2, Edelbrock Carb & Intake
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Old 12-24-2011, 09:34 PM
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You need to post this on FB, so I can share it with others!
Bryan Smith
2005 Grand Cherokee Limited - HEMI! Current Daily Driver
1982 J10: Stalled Project.
1981 J20: Commercial flat bed. Lost in Divorce
1987 J20 Pioneer: Former 'Ricbee' plow rig. RUST!!

Originally Posted by Jayrodoh
...but if it works, I wouldn't touch it.
Originally Posted by Lindel
Best laid plans, yada yada yada...
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Old 12-24-2011, 09:41 PM
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Merry Christmas everyone!
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Old 12-25-2011, 09:29 PM
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Had to copy and paste that one - gave me a hearty laugh!! Nice one

(".....tripped and fell over the trash....", Love it!!)

Merry Christmas!!!
"Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads." -- Dr Emmett Brown

"When this baby reaches 88 miles per hour, you're gonna to see some serious sht!"

73 Wagoneer - 4.6L Stroker (yeah baby!!) t176/d300, 3.73's, 33" muds, 4"spring lift, 2" body. Offy dualport w/ Quadrajet, pertronix, flowmaster.
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Old 12-26-2011, 09:51 AM
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You sir have way too much time on your hands and a much too vivid imagination! Well Done!
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