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Quitter, But Not By My Choice

Discussion in 'Quitters' Club' started by haighfam, Feb 2, 2019.

  1. Feb 2, 2019
    haighfam

    haighfam Member

    Paradise, CA
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    The Camp Fire in Paradise (why did they have to name it one of my favorite activities?) ended my '57 CJ5. I needed another jeep that was already built and wouldn't need the intense maintenance since all of my tools are gone. I found this lovingly built '99 TJ on the Oregon Coast. 1K on the new Golen 4.6 Stroker and 100 miles on the tires. 4.88's with Detroit True Tracs front and rear and a new 9000K Warn winch. Lots of other cool stuff too. It is setup just the way I would have done it. He just completed it and his wifes medical cindition forced him to sell.
    IMG_4541.JPG IMG_4544.JPG IMG_4547.JPG IMG_4548.JPG
     
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  2. Feb 2, 2019
    Jw60

    Jw60 Recovering Jeepaholic

    Sedalia MO.
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    Looks good!
     
  3. Feb 2, 2019
    Bowbender

    Bowbender I'm workin' on it! Sponsor

    Northern Minn.
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    Enjoy!
     
  4. Feb 2, 2019
    47v6

    47v6 junk wrecker! Sponsor

    Washington DC.
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    Sorry about your jeep loss and sorry about the reason the seller had to sell, but stoked that you have that jeep!
     
  5. Feb 2, 2019
    haighfam

    haighfam Member

    Paradise, CA
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    Anyone had any experience with the Golen engine? It has tons of low end torque. I got a dyno report with it, nearly 230HP with 320 ft lbs torque at 3000 RPM.
     
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  6. Feb 2, 2019
    47v6

    47v6 junk wrecker! Sponsor

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    Wow!
    Seems expensive, BUT look at the HP and no mileage limit 3 year warranty
    Jeep 4.6L 270hp Complete Stroker Engine - Golen Engine Service
     
  7. Feb 2, 2019
    Alan28

    Alan28 Well-Known Member Sponsor 2019 Sponsor

    Châtillon en...
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    A new life begins, good for you.
     
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  8. Feb 3, 2019
    txtoller

    txtoller Member Sponsor 2019 Sponsor

    Weatherford, TX
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    That is a good motor, buddy has one and it is a tank!

    The one nice thing on the newer jeeps is not having to fabricate all the mods....and sometimes not.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2019
    62CheepJeep

    62CheepJeep Member

    Spartanburg SC
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    Nice looking Jeep. Enjoy it to the fullest.
     
  10. Feb 27, 2019
    Posimoto

    Posimoto Hopeless JEEP Addict Sponsor

    Minden, Nevada
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    Nice looking TJ. You did good.
     
  11. Mar 6, 2019
    Cowboyjeeper

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    Great looking jeep sorry for your loss but at least you weren’t hurt have fun with the new jeep
     

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