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Haven't seen it asked here yet so here goes... Any additional motor options coming for the JK in the next year or so?
Well, we are not allowed to comment on future plans! But we love the durability and power of the 3.8!


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What would be your first "upgrade" to a TJ?

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Learn how to drive Off Road.. I see so many folks doing stuff they are not yet capable of.. not you of course !!

Hmmmmm .. factory guys don't commet on lifts and stuff like that. Sorry !

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Have you guys heard about the modification to the 2nd gen 92-95 YJ's 15 gal gas tank where by cutting the vent tube are able to acheive 20 gal capacity?
I have a 1990 yj and I think its an actual 15 gal tank, so I cant preform this mod. If this is so, will a 92 - 95 factory tank fit in my 1990?

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Will a lifted Jeep (08 JK) still be covered under the new Lifetime Warranty program?
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Have you guys heard about the modification to the 2nd gen 92-95 YJ's 15 gal gas tank where by cutting the vent tube are able to acheive 20 gal capacity?
I have a 1990 yj and I think its an actual 15 gal tank, so I cant preform this mod. If this is so, will a 92 - 95 factory tank fit in my 1990?
YJ ?/ that was TJ I think. Never heard of this for a YJ ??


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I have a 2007 Wrangler Unlimited. The rear 60/40 seat is supposed to fold down flat. When new, the head-rest folded when it contacted the front seat's head-rest and then the rear seat folded all the way flat. Now the rear head-rest only starts to fold when it hits the front seat about half way down the front seat's back. I also have to run the front seat almost all the way forward and tilt the front seat back almost all the way verticle. Have had it into the dealership twice and they say they do not know what is wrong.
. Based on your description I believe the rear seat is functioning correctly. The head restraint only fully articulates when the front seat back angle is at or below a specified angle. I believe in your case the angle is beyond the limit and that is why when you move the seat forward or straighten the seat back it functions correctly. If you can not get the head restraint to function correctly when the seat is at its rear most point in the seat track and the seat back straight then I recommned a seat replacement. Another thing to look at would be when you operate the seat and the head restraint does not articultae does it appear that the seat is getting stuck on the front seat back? If this is the case the head restraint will not articulate due to the seat back being to reclined.

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In last July's Q&A on the Wrangler, I had asked the question below about pops when turning the steering wheel at slow speeds (like to the right on my '06 TJ Sport when I start to get rolling). I did have my dealer take a look as suggested and shared with them your comments (they loved that ), and they reported back that nothing was out of spec. Since then I have had several messages from other members here after seeing my previous Q&A question, saying that they have the same issue and asked me if I had figured it out?

Would you happen to have any further suggestions? Below is my original Q&A question and your response. Otherwise I'll live with it. Thanks again!

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Jeep Engineers: "Popping is not normal. You most likely have a worn steering or suspension component. If you're still under warranty, I would suggest letting your dealer take a look. Other than that, you may want to check for excessive movement in the links (control arm and steering)."


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Uh.. well that would be future product.. can't comment.

So, what do you want ? Tell us !

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What I wanted was the RESCUE concept with 6.9l Diesel. Barring that option, I was hoping when the JK came out to have at least a v8 option. I would have settled for the 4.7L (I loved my 2001 Durango). So in order: 1) A Diesel. The rumored Cummins 4L would be nice. 2) The 4.7L V8 would have been my second choice, due to good experience. 3) The 5.7L HEMI would have been my third choice. After all, there's no real substitute for cubic inches.

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Well, this certainly is a big project
Yes, yes it is! Right off the bat, I'd like to say a big thank you to all you guys and gals who've designed and engineered the Wrangler over the years. I have owned a YJ (still own it) and a TJ (sold for JK) before getting my JK and couldn't be more pleased with all the improvements of the newest Wrangler!

As cheesy at it might sound, thanks for making the Wrangler a vehicle that is so easy to customize and make our very own.

My last question is, where can we get some of the interior parts (steering wheel upper, and tranny shift lever and surround) and that were shown on the Wrangler Ultimate?



Or were these just one off's and never intended for production?
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In last July's Q&A on the Wrangler, I had asked the question below about pops when turning the steering wheel at slow speeds (like to the right on my '06 TJ Sport when I start to get rolling). I did have my dealer take a look as suggested and shared with them your comments (they loved that ), and they reported back that nothing was out of spec. Since then I have had several messages from other members here after seeing my previous Q&A question, saying that they have the same issue and asked me if I had figured it out?

Would you happen to have any further suggestions? Below is my original Q&A question and your response. Otherwise I'll live with it. Thanks again!

This is most likely the Trac Bar loose. Re-torque it. In fact, do teh control arms too for good measure.....

I bet thats it.


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Heh, a small block V8 would be pretty darned sweet in the new JK, it'd likely sell like hotcakes!

Oh... yep a full-time Selectrac t-case would be a nice option for JK Wranglers too. We're plumb tuckered out telling folks not to drive their part-time t-cases in 4x4 on the streets!

And, of course, thanks very much for your response to my earlier question.

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What I wanted was the RESCUE concept with 6.9l Diesel. Barring that option, I was hoping when the JK came out to have at least a v8 option. I would have settled for the 4.7L (I loved my 2001 Durango). So in order: 1) A Diesel. The rumored Cummins 4L would be nice. 2) The 4.7L V8 would have been my second choice, due to good experience. 3) The 5.7L HEMI would have been my third choice. After all, there's no real substitute for cubic inches.
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Are the 2 dome lights in the JK Unlimited interchangeable? Could I use one of the push-to-switch rear dome lights in the front position and have it function properly?
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Well, we are not allowed to comment on future plans! But we love the durability and power of the 3.8!
The 3.8L has held up well to being supercharged in my limited test. 33k+ miles on the engine, 19k+ of them supercharged.

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