Thanks. Picking it up tomorrow. Insurance set up. Scheduled for recall repair next week. Just have to find a topper (hopefully used; wondering why the trading forum won't let me on), and good to go. It won't be my 2000 Grand Cherokee off road and clearance-wise, but think it'll do.
Basically, you have to have "validated" your email, as in the email account you set up your login with was sent an email from the site, and you've responded and you need to have posted at least 25 posts. Other items are listed in the thread below, but those are the main two "sticking" points for most new members.