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Comment Re:Wrangler reliability (Score 1) 372

As an owner of a lifted, modified 98 TJ Wrangler, I have to say that two of the things that you point out in your post are real big reasons I love it so. It is simple to work on parts are readily available, there's a HUGE enthusiast after market. There almost enough space in the engine compartment for me to crawl in and take a nap in. It's simple, durable, easy to work on and probably the MOST reliable vehicle I've ever owned.

As a geek and a weekend mechanic, I've been able to do all the mods on my jeep myself except for when I updated the gears (went from a 3.73 to a 4.56) Plus, it's a convertible, the doors are removable and it's all around super fun to drive. If it gets dirty, I can unbolt the seats, remove the carpet and hose it out in like 30 minutes.

Yeah, it gets super shitty mileage.
Yeah, the panel fits (build quality?) are unimpressive.
I gotta admit, the "low tech" DANA 30 front and DANA 44 rear axles are pretty solid.
Did I say it's simple and easy to work on enough yet?
Also, I live in CO, which is probably one of the *best* places to live, if your driving a jeep. And Moab is just about 5.5 hours down the highway.

I don't know about the latest model Wrangler's (XJ's?), the couple of times I've looked at them, the engine compartments look just as compact and hard to work on as any modern vehicle, and looking at the trim levels inside them, I doubt that I'd want to take a hose to it when it gets dirty.

I would NEVER buy a jeep for a DD, mines a fun drive that sits in the driveway 9/10's of the year, but when we do take it out the smiles (and dirt ;-)) on my families faces as we crawl over rocks to get to camp sites with the top down and the doors off are irreplaceable. Also in the winter, they are hard to beat in the snow, I've pulled/winched out duellies from snowbanks and helped out all sorts of people stuck in places that other 4x4 vehicles can't get to.

Comment Re: Maybe try loosening the dress code? (Score 1) 371

I dont know, I spent close to a decade first at a startup in Denver that got bought by McAfee which got bought by reply Intel, got laid off about 2 years ago and I'm not working at a "mature" startup in downtown Denver that runs in the black. Has kegs a microbrew culture and is generally all around awesome. I'm making more and have never been happiest.

Comment Re:systemd is one reason not to use Debian. (Score 1) 109

Dude, I dont know WTF your talking about,

I recently have been porting squeeze/wheezy custom SW to jessie, and getting rid of the old 100+ sysV bash init scripts has been wonderful. the service files are now like 9-12 lines long 3 lines of which are [] ini style segementation. 1 is a description and the rest just works. Simple as shit, haven't had a single failure or issue. The more I use systemd the more I like it. Please point out or provide links to the "not so good issues" you mention

Comment Re: Fat? It's not your fault! (Score 1) 663

Hey buddy, you'd better watch your mouth! It sounds like your dangerously close to accuse me of being a Liberal.

Let me tell you nothing could be further from the truth! I used to donate to the IRA back when they were a decent, god-fearing group, blowing up building and heathens and shit.

I can't stand all these fuckin gubment regulations choking the ability of free market corps to buy elections and give their deserving CEOs well deserved 9 figure bonuses for shipping my job over to china. As long as I can put ramen and Twinkies on my trailer park FEMA trailer table, I'm happy.

And fuck the ACA and environment, God told me that I should be able to pop out 20 to 40 state supported flipper kids before my 6yo wife dies in childbirth or hits menopause.

As long as I'm free to open carry who the fuck cares that a couple of nutjobs a year legally buy some guns and kill a couple a dozen women and children (they're probably godamn liberals and deserve it anyway)

I can't stand that faggot Kenyan darkie muslim libral president we got now. You know the one that passed the republican health care plan, the wars for military iindustrial wefare state going. And Guantanamo open.

Fuck liberals!
Ohh Monday night Rehabilitation is on. I love rehabilitation!

America fuck yeah!

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