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Old March 4th, 2020, 12:29
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Man its dead on NAXJA

I used to be pretty active here around 2004-2005, what the heck happened. Hardly any good build threads anymore, and the tech is down to "I broke a bolt, how should I replace it" is dying big time.
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Old March 4th, 2020, 15:56
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

I think this is the case on forums in general.
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Old March 4th, 2020, 17:24
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Man its dead on NAXJA

Everybody wants pre-built crap. Take out a huge loan and do a bunch of bolt-one....instant gratification. That doesnít jive with a 20+ year old vehicle that needs regular wrenching and effort.

The dying breed is the wrench turner, who enjoys doing for themself what most others are paying to have down for them.

Iím noticing all forums slowing down. This one being dedicated (pretty much) to XJís makes it rather narrow, so the drop off seems to be aggressive.


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Old March 6th, 2020, 14:18
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

Pirate 4x4 is completely gone. I think most (including myself unfortunately) just use this for events.
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Old March 6th, 2020, 18:08
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I blame Facebook....everyone just joins groups there
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Old March 11th, 2020, 16:14
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

Or it could be more and more xj's are ending up in junk yards destined to be resurrected as chevy's or worse rice burners.
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Old March 11th, 2020, 22:50
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

XJs are rarely found in junk yards around me. Used to be rows of them


I agree, social media killed forums.
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Old March 12th, 2020, 16:52
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I agree, social media killed forums.
My point exactly.
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Old March 13th, 2020, 07:30
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

It is not just forums that Facebook and other social media sites have damaged, real 4x4 clubs with members that actually know each other in person are disappearing.
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Old March 15th, 2020, 20:28
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Social distancing.

has been ahead of the curve.
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Old March 15th, 2020, 20:38
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Social distancing.

has been ahead of the curve.
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Re: Man its dead on NAXJA

Forums are still alive and well, I am on several that are still very strong ( I refuse to use facebook). The problem is the XJ is such an old vehicle that people aren't researching much on hence very little new traffic.
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