Jeep Research Paper

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Why do I keep my Jeep when it keeps breaking down on me? That is the question that I have asked myself multiple times over the summer. To this day, I have put more time, effort and money into my Jeep than it is actually worth. So why continue to restore this beautifully ancient beast? Well, the answer is actually very simple; I love working on it. When I was first told that I was getting an automobile, I expected to go out and hand pick one that I deemed suitable for my everyday tasks. To my surprise, my father pretty much narrowed the selection process down for me, providing me with a specific list of Craigslist adds that he had compiled during his work day. After browsing this selection, I had settled on a 1987 light blue Jeep Wrangler, with a soft top and a sport roll cage. This jeep came with the legendary fuel injected 4.0 Liter, 6 cylinder engine, aptly nicknamed the “Tank”, due to its sturdy construction of cast iron. The fact that we found this jeep for under five-thousand dollars was astonishing to me, so I immediately jumped on the opportunity presented to me. When my father and I had finally settled on this Jeep, we drove to savannah to inspect it ourselves. When we arrived at the seller’s house, we
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Regardless of how many scratches, or as I like to call them, “battle scars” it has, I can always rely on it to start up in the morning and take me where I need to go without incident. Even though I was apprehensive at first to preform even the most menial everyday maintenance on this beast, I have grown accustomed to it over time. I might even go as far as to say I’ve started to love the laborious dirty work. While most may not have the patience to work on it, I find it relaxing to get under the hood every so often, if not only to get my hands dirty even if a job isn’t
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