I first got into Jeeps back when I was
about 11 years old. My dad and I were
looking around a local car dealer when we
saw the XJ for sale, and it was pretty
much love at first sight for both of us.
The XJ is a 1998 4.0 Limited, in the
purple colour (called Deep Amethyst
Pearl), with tan leather interior.
had to have it, so bought it without mum's
permission, and used it for about 4 years
as his daily driver. Ever since he got it
I've been obsessed with Jeeps.
cost then turned out to be too much, so he
got a new daily driver, and the XJ was
kept for towing the boat, carrying
rubbish, and doing outdoorsy things. I
looked after it as if it was my own the
whole time, so having had it for nearly 8
years it's still in good condition.
my 18th birthday, Dad told me I could use
the Jeep as a present once I got my
driver's license, so I've been using it as
my daily driver for about a year now.
I love this Jeep, and I don't think
I've ever had so much fun as I've been
having since driving this thing. It just
makes me want to drive everywhere, and
over everything!! I'm keeping it fairly
clean, and stock, as I'm really proud of
the fact that it's so good off road
without any modifications.
thing has rubbed off on my parents as
well, as my mum has recently bought a 2005
TJ, which I also love.
Very shortly the
title of the XJ will be transferred over
to me, so it will officially be mine - I