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The ride was long and slow. The Cummins averaged 13.9, the WK2 Hemi got 13.3 and the XJ rang the bell at 22 mpg! The trip was pretty uneventful until the 96 XJ started to run like crap in New Mexico. We pulled off the interstate and I went to troubleshooting it. It was running terrible and shutting off randomly. I unplugged the TPS, IAC and CPS then plugged then back it. Fired it up and she was running better. I told my daughter to take the lead and if it dies to pull way off the shoulder. Luckily it didn't stall again. We drove another 2 hours to Las Cruces NM where we found a AutoZone. I bought a new TPS and a bottle of Heet. I threw the TPS in the glove box and the Heet in the tank. It was cured after that. I think we pick up some bad gas in Tuscon.
We made it to Georgia Sunday afternoon, tossed the two dogs, three cats, five fish and one vanilla lobster in the trailer and made our way to see our grand daughter for the first time.
I'm glad it's over, we put an offer in on a house and the appraisal is tomorrow and I start my new career as an Equipment Specialist for a DoD Contractor. d6a7bfd8d4f745d9fdddaa1224138ace.jpgfff20ca5196872199681ac6e3a4fead4.jpg1ec4d5f12530f0435ad3a1ce9ee50e9d.jpg5caf6c5a71b85afc75b35d55892c6a7d.jpg47951b781d5f18f3769918b97541430e.jpg01c1925de610d72bbac3fd2c25b7e077.jpg

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:wavey:  welcome back!  
Thanks Pete. I'll come hang out with you and go to the yards again.
Glad y'all made it back safe and sound.   :beerchug:
I'm going to make a trip across the border to see you Chief!
So much closer to me now!!

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Brandon, go up to Wisconsin and get my grandpa mobile and bring it to me!
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9 hours ago, Keyav8r said:

Good luck with the new home and job!  Spend all the time you can with your granddaughter.  They tend to grow up faster than you can believe possible.



Thank you! I'm essentially doing the same thing I was in the Marines. I only wear nice clothes vice cammies, lol.


I plan on spoiling the hell out of this little girl!

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Its wearing Illinois Antique plates in the picture.... How did they keep it that nice looking on our $#!&ty roads?
It was a one owner car (old man) who never drove it in the winter. It was bought by a guy in my club and gently modified and restofied.
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