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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:41 PM   #91
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i am posting this requst for some on in the grand cherokee section.... some of the stuff needs a little correcting, like the D35 front axle.

I am going to be in class tomorrow during the engineer discussion, so if someone has a chance can they post the information below into the discussion. Thanks


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So, I am thinking a Rubicon line of jeeps would be awsome (like the Dodge SRT). I would like to see Rubican Grand Cherokee's and maybe Liberties.

So in the Grand Cherokee you should include:
D44 front axle (iron/steel)
D60 rear axle (iron/steel)
241/242 Transfer case
Locking Differentials
Rock Sliders
Skid Plates
Tow hooks
Larger tires
Metal bumpers
A HEMI
Less Electronics (navigation ...)

And in the Liberty
D35 front axle
D44 rear axle
241/242 transfer case
Locking Differentials
Rock Sliders
Skid Plates
Tow hooks
Larger tires
Metal bumpers


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also want to bring up my previous mention of the renegade and my questions reguarding it.

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It's threads like this that make me wonder why people lift there jeeps
its comments like this that make me wonder why some people are jerks.

build thread:http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...ndard-1056365/
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:41 PM   #92
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i completely agree a truck model would be awesome.

Would a full size Jeep pickup be of any interest ?

Like our old full size stuff?

Kinda like a work truck ? Maybe with a rear locker ?
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:42 PM   #93
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I'd also like to see a pickup added to the fleet.
Maybe based off the Wrangler, or based off the Grand Cherokee. Something like the old MJ.
I want a diesel in the truck, and maybe added to the fleet.
Diesel geared toward economy. The aftermarket, banks, etc will provide the power.
Make the engine as efficient and reliable as possible.
Defeniantly a strong strait front axle. Dana 44 or the sterling. Don't care, again, the aftermarket will come up with whatever I need for the axle.
If you build it the aftermarket will follow.

A Rubicon package for the hole lineup. Strait front axle, 4.1 T-case, and air lockers in all
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:42 PM   #94
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I know you really cann't comment on future Jeep plans but are the wranglers going to be the only "REAL" Jeep being made from here on out? Oh yea and a straight axel pick up truck, I don't understand why Jeep doesn't try and take back the compact pickup truck market.
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:42 PM   #95
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What would you be willing to pay for a truck like this?

I would give you my soul if you would just make a Jeep pickup!!
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:42 PM   #96
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Would a full size Jeep pickup be of any interest ?

Like our old full size stuff?

Kinda like a work truck ? Maybe with a rear locker ?
why stop at just a rear locker? ooo, and dont make the truck IFS either.
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It's threads like this that make me wonder why people lift there jeeps
its comments like this that make me wonder why some people are jerks.

build thread:http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f197/...ndard-1056365/
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:43 PM   #97
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Hey guys.. No question tonight. Just dropped in to say thank you for supporting the community. Shoot me a PM if you're in VA.. Beers are on me.

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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:43 PM   #98
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What would you be willing to pay for a truck like this?
I don't know what pickups are priced at these days, but it would compete with the Dodge Dakota, Chevy Colorado and the Toyota Tacoma, so pricing in this area would be acceptable.
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:43 PM   #99
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a Ful side truck starting in the Mid 30's with lockers i say not a bad deal
but with a good lift

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Would a full size Jeep pickup be of any interest ?

Like our old full size stuff?

Kinda like a work truck ? Maybe with a rear locker ?
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For future products I would like to see a better focus on electronics integration. There seems to be constant incompatibilty issues for iPod integration, UConnect, lack of inputs on the radios, etc.

The Mopar 82210787AB iPod adaptor for 2008 models is not compatible with MyGIG nav radios. Dealer says new 2009 MyGIG radios will "fix" the problem. Can you tell me if there will be a fix in the works for 2008 MyGIG owners?
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:44 PM   #101
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I would like to see a smaller Jeep, Cherokee/Liberty with a combination of manual transmission and a full-time 4WD mode.

I've heard that traditionally jeep has stayed away from that because of drive train binding issues. I would think, however, with an IFS and CV-joints that would not be a big issue any longer.

I think a lot of car manufacturers are under the impression that only the most frugal buyers want a manual transmission and only offers it on the very bottom level of their vehicles. I would like to propose that it is the driving enthusiasts that would buy a manual transmission, and they would be more likely to want a full-time 4WD mode.
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:44 PM   #102
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Would a full size Jeep pickup be of any interest ?

Like our old full size stuff?

Kinda like a work truck ? Maybe with a rear locker ?
Dodge Power Wagon + Jeep body = New Jeep J-25
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:44 PM   #103
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from a service technicians point of view I would just like to see you make them easier to work on I am tired of busting skin open all day ... but a wrangler pickup like the aev brute would be cool
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Unread 03-25-2008, 03:44 PM   #104
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the Jeep pickup is definitely a good idea. a small mid-sized pickup would be idea for me, like the AEV Brute. You could use the Dodge Dakota frame and just change the body panels around. Add a small Cummins diesel, a 4.7L V8 and the 3.8L V6. Towing capacity around 5500-6000lbs.
Oh Lord please no! If you guys do look at building a truck, build a Jeep truck. Reskinning a Dakota (ala Mitsubishi truck thing) would and will GUARANTEE the vehicle will fail. IFS Jeep truck = FAIL. Plain and simple. If you want a Jeep truck to succeed, it absolutely HAS to be based off the JK platform, ie: JT or the Gladiator. As much as possible would need to be interchangeable with the regular JK Wranglers -- suspension, axle, etc, so that the huge aftermarket support that the JK is garnering would also apply to the truck.

Best example I can think of... Look at the Land Rover Defender line up. Emulate THAT product line with the JK platform.
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Hey guys.. No question tonight. Just dropped in to say thank you for supporting the community. Shoot me a PM if you're in VA.. Beers are on me.

We drink beer ??


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