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Old 03-19-2008, 05:28 PM   #11 (permalink)
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OK, so how many FESTIVAs = one big truck?

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Old 03-19-2008, 05:31 PM   #12 (permalink)
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they almost all told me it was for "muddin." A term I had never heard before
lol, I think muddin' was almost a religion in my little hick-town.
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Old 03-19-2008, 08:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I see a lot of Jeeps looking like this at the gas station where I occasionally work.


But I'm from jersey and the whole "muddin" thing is as new to me as it is to you GenKreton
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Old 03-19-2008, 09:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
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WHAT!? you've never heard of the term "muddin"!? I thought everyone knew what that meant!!!.

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Yet, every little hick town around here still has the kind of worthless punks that seem to have nothing better to do than pull the mufflers off big 4x4 domestics, put big off-road tires on, stick some redneck banner in the back window, and put on hundreds of miles every day cruising up and down main street, all on a gas station attendent or kmart stock boy wage. Go figure.
...Do you live near me? cause the whole gravel parking lot at my school has a place with trucks, all with the words REDNECK in bright red letters covering the rear windshield.

One guy has his dodge ram completely covered in a giant vinyl sticker... it's leafy camo.. the whole truck is camo...

3 weeks ago was drive your tractor to school day.

That jeep isn't anything near as muddy as the schools muddiest truck competition. You can still see the paint.

I'll take some pics of the kind of vehicles I see in the parking space in front of me. One truck has somewhere between a 6-9 inch lift.
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Old 03-20-2008, 12:01 AM   #16 (permalink)
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At the impound yard today we saw a very large pickup. It must of been a good 7.5, maybe 8ft tall.

The only markings on it were "Heavy Duty" and V10.

I'm willing to bet it got a record breaking 1/2 mile to the gallon.
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wow, im not from a small town (although there are alot of small communities around here) but muddin' or wheeling (or whatever you choose to call it) is pretty common knowledge around here. anyhow i always find pictures like that amusing, it would have been better if they would have parked it against a saturn or something (quite a bit shorter than the car pictured) my thought being that geo's and festivas have quite a tall roof line. honestly i dont understand the whole "lift it up, toss on giant tires, but keep it on the road" mentality, i havent lifted either of my jeeps and i go off road all the time (maybe a little too often)

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One day I'll post a long description of how I used my Metro to pull my freinds jeep out of the woods.
Boy that'll get the Jeep guys goin'.
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sounds like a good story, not quite sure why it would bother most of us (at least on this board) yes we have pride in our American made vehicles but that doesn't mean that we all have big egos, ive gotten my jeep stuck a few times, one time my brother tried to pulle it out with his toyota camry, that was a sad show so we went and got my other jeep and winched it out with that. oh well..

so now lets hear your story
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One day I'll post a long description of how I used my Metro to pull my freinds jeep out of the woods.
Boy that'll get the Jeep guys goin'.
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