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  1. 2013 FWD Jeep Patriot Limited

    Newbie Check-In
    Just picked up a used 2013 FWD Jeep Patriot Limited yesterday. I'm liking it so far. Some of my friends are picking on me because it's not 4WD. I don't off-road, but am interested in the idea of it. Does anyone off-road in FWD Patriots? Is that a ridiculous question/idea?
  2. finally got 'er in the dirt.

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    490 miles later I finally got Patti out into the dirt. Nothing to serious, the GF nixed any plans I had of trying my favorite hill climb :( Lessons learned: 1. Wow. Just a washed out forestry road but I had no need of 4x4 or felt the need for it. Mildly impressed \m/ 2. As suspected, I'm...
  3. Freedom Drive I adventures

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    When it finally snowed in Seattle for the second time this year (which is not a common thing whatsoever) I was finally able to take my FDI out and play on Seattle's Queen Anne hill. The fact that much of the hill is fairly steep, combined with wet pavement and snow that is much more slippery...
  4. Car Camera

    Electrical and Audio
    I'm outlining the work-in-progress of a project to mount a car camera in my Riot, primarily for "Cover-Your-A$$" purpose. This thread is a "how-to" sequel to another thread that discussed hit & run, insurance etc. Near the end of that thread there was a discussion on staged-collision and car...
  5. Off-road safari on May 16th

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Yes, it took me a little while to post this, didn't it... :rolleyes: All pictures are taken by my girlfriend. On May 16th, Finnish Jeep Drivers Club held their annual spring safari in Ravijoki. The place was advertised as having suitable terrain for all kinds of vehicles, so my girlfriend and I...
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