Nwgs Jeep'n Thread

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by nwgs, May 20, 2007.

  1. Stravoxylo

    Stravoxylo Been here awhile

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    The windows can get brittle in low temperatures, and they start to show wear and tear sooner if the Jeep stays outside in the winter. Heat is not much of an issue, as the Jeep heater is quite strong. Heated seats help if you have them. It will take a bit longer to warm up the interior space. By far the biggest issue is going to be that you don't have a rear wiper or defroster. Gets annoying after a few drives in wintry weather.
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  2. Kevm

    Kevm Eternal Optimist

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    Honestly I love my hardtop in winter, I love my Bestop in spring, summer, and fall.

    Though the softop is relatively quiet, it can't match the quiet comfort of the hardtop. And yeah the rear defroster and wiper are handy, especially in the snow. IMG_20151208_144402673.jpg IMG_20190817_141853334_HDR.jpg
  3. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    Camped out and did a little trials riding last night on the way to Overland Expo 47E7D3B9-A0C5-43BF-940C-9689F31DAC68.jpeg 7D1073C7-5E98-480B-9A89-706C32ADC05E.jpeg 7D1073C7-5E98-480B-9A89-706C32ADC05E.jpeg A9C9F885-A46D-4B8B-8DFB-F807EF981D90.jpeg 3BC619F8-B900-4F51-9B9C-BECABD0F6BE3.jpeg
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  4. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    We should have came down, didn't do shit yesterday but watch it rain.
  5. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    My $99 off the grid system. Good for a pot of coffee or 64B9D586-2AEC-4695-BE20-F04BE732AA2B.jpeg two
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    I’ve got a soft top on mine and have been well below freezing many days with no particular issues. I’ve gotten used to not seeing out the back as the window on the soft top gets fucked up pretty quick. All I can see out of it is light. I use my side mirrors all the time.

    The noise is significant. At highway. Speeds it’s hard to have a conversation without shouting. Used to be worse before I got the gobi rack.

    stock heater will roast you out pretty quick.

    that being said, there are times I wish I had a hard top so I can comfortably converse with my passengers.
  7. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    I ran a fever all weekend and went home early. Lots to see. I’ll get the weekend pass next year.
  8. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    Or not. Apparently my coffee maker pulled to many watts
  9. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    holy hell.... how much power could a coffee maker need!?
  10. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    A lot.
    I was going to get one of these to use in the 4Runner, as it has an outlet in the back.
    It uses 1450W to make coffee.

    I have probably 4-5 camp stoves and a few perk pots, they are easier.
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  12. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I thought the border fence was taller.
  13. DyrWolf

    DyrWolf Long timer Supporter

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    This little one is 600w I had no idea till I checked
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    Yeah i camp with a perk and backpack with a 1 cup press I thought this was a good idea but not so much. Funny thing is i do apartment upgrades and wall hung microwaves are always a issue even at 1000w . I had no clue that a coffee maker pulled this hard
  15. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    The single cup ones pull a ton of juice.
    I have a Moccamaster and it also pulls 1400W to make coffee.

    I never realized until I was at work and used a gas generator to power a single cup coffee pot, and you hear the generator lug down.
  16. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    Thats nuts!!

    I wonder how much my plug in kettle is....? Because I couldnt get that to run off of my inverter in the car either

    :lol3

    edit; holy hell - it's 1000 watts.
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  17. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I'd bet it's at least 900W.

    You need an inverter that is wired to the battery to run this stuff.
  18. Daniii

    Daniii geezer Super Supporter

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    In my Roadtrek the single serving Keurig causes the 3000W inverter to make a groan. :bluduh
  19. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    Looks like I should be smart and buy a hardtop. We have 3 months of solid winter with plenty of days below zero.
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  20. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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