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Unread 12-08-2011, 10:48 PM   #211
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Fiat is considering bringing back the Alfa Romeo to the US like the Fiat 500.

The old days of Jeep CJ/YJ/TJ are done.....JK's and the next Wranglers will continue to look more car like.That's what the public wants...and that's what the public will get.

I like the Jk but just my 2006 TJ has spent more time getting it's sensors replaced and it only has 18,000 + miles on it.I was expecting the electronic gremlins to be annoying in my VW GTI.The car has been maintence-free for two years.I can only imagine the electronic gremlins that will lurk with long time ownership in the JK's.
Well if we the Jeepers speak up, we could convince the Jeep Wrangler designers to make it look more Jeep like.

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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:26 PM   #212
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Yes, I'm sorry, but it has too much plastic and electronicsit doesn't mix with no top or doors and rain..........
You don't even have one, how can you make claims such as that? Plenty of us JKers have gotten our interiors wet without issues. You guys need to get off that already.

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Well if we the Jeepers speak up, we could convince the Jeep Wrangler designers to make it look more Jeep like.
For "hardcore" Jeepers, you guys sure are hung up on looks quite a bit.
Tell us, why did you REALLY buy a Jeep?
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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:30 PM   #213
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You don't even have one, how can you make claims such as that? Plenty of us JKers have gotten our interiors wet without issues. You guys need to get off that already.

For "hardcore" Jeepers, you guys sure are hung up on looks quite a bit.
Tell us, why did you REALLY buy a Jeep?
My aunt got hers all wet and it went inop
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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:32 PM   #214
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My aunt got hers all wet and it went inop
I'm sure it did
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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:36 PM   #215
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I'm sure it did
It did and it didn't help when it was parked outside and there was a big storm. no top on....I don't know why but it wasn't on....
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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:47 PM   #216
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Since I've been following this thread I've come up with an idea. Now hear me out on this, Let's forget all the models of Wrangler the company now offers, And have them come out with a brand new model based upon the jeep of yesteryear, I'm talking to pre 1987. No luxury, few to no electronics, vinyl seats, no carpet, bedliner floor pan, a jeep that's based off the original theory, a Jeep for the traditionalist.

And then design another Wrangler with the luxury that could compete with BMW or Mercedes Benz, a model that would make the Sahara look like a Wrangler X.

They could do this, I mean for example they came out with the idea to make the Jeep Rubicon model for serious off road ers. (Some will laugh)
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Unread 12-08-2011, 11:50 PM   #217
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I think that there is enough fan base out there for the Wrangler for traditionalist. And there is enough for the luxury crowd to. I feel like a few feel like they're having this luxury idea shoved down their throats, and they would like to have a choice in the matter. I agree with the one post where we hobbyist should speak up.
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Unread 12-09-2011, 12:02 AM   #218
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I think that there is enough fan base out there for the Wrangler for traditionalist. And there is enough for the luxury crowd to. I feel like a few feel like they're having this luxury idea shoved down their throats, and they would like to have a choice in the matter. I agree with the one post where we hobbyist should speak up.
No one is shoving anything down anyone's throats, There are decades of Jeeps to choose from of varying degrees of refinement.

If you feel a Jeep should ride like ****, have a skull crushing dashboard, no AC and no heat, barely maintain 60, and require a massive truck to trailer it to every trailhead, there's one for you.

The problem seems to stem from those who feel a Jeep cannot be a Jeep unless its an ancient brick.
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Unread 12-09-2011, 01:17 AM   #219
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You don't even have one, how can you make claims such as that? Plenty of us JKers have gotten our interiors wet without issues. You guys need to get off that already.



For "hardcore" Jeepers, you guys sure are hung up on looks quite a bit.
Tell us, why did you REALLY buy a Jeep?
Huge, huge aftermarket support for Jeeps, I like the look of the Willys, Cj and TJ, the history, the turning radius is extremely fun and convenient around town(as is sitting up high), the durability, the fun of the manual tranny(on mine), and from my observations they seem like the most capable 4x4. I think that sums it up for why I wanted one, overall I just love my Jeep and how cool it is.

Why did you get one trw?
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Unread 12-09-2011, 01:25 AM   #220
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Since I've been following this thread I've come up with an idea. Now hear me out on this, Let's forget all the models of Wrangler the company now offers, And have them come out with a brand new model based upon the jeep of yesteryear, I'm talking to pre 1987. No luxury, few to no electronics, vinyl seats, no carpet, bedliner floor pan, a jeep that's based off the original theory, a Jeep for the traditionalist.

And then design another Wrangler with the luxury that could compete with BMW or Mercedes Benz, a model that would make the Sahara look like a Wrangler X.

They could do this, I mean for example they came out with the idea to make the Jeep Rubicon model for serious off road ers. (Some will laugh)
This is a good idea, like modernize the Willys, so much so that the military would consider it to replace the troop transport hmmwv(humvee) with this concept. Stock with 37s like the humvee?? Haha this sounds sick. But keep the solid axles unlike the humvee, keep a low center of gravity design, all while making the traditional Willys bigger and keeping the classic look, and drivability of a Jeep.

And another added touch, slam a Cummins diesel in it(good mpgs compared to a gas engine, extreme torque/horsepower), with a heavy duty manual tranny.

We'll call it, the Willys MB(Modernized Beast).

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Unread 12-09-2011, 02:47 AM   #221
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I like your thinking
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Unread 12-09-2011, 06:44 AM   #222
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No one is shoving anything down anyone's throats, There are decades of Jeeps to choose from of varying degrees of refinement.

If you feel a Jeep should ride like ****, have a skull crushing dashboard, no AC and no heat, barely maintain 60, and require a massive truck to trailer it to every trailhead, there's one for you.

The problem seems to stem from those who feel a Jeep cannot be a Jeep unless its an ancient brick.
I respect your opinion but im like most people, im spoiled and I like seeing new things, not the same old yj grill, or that same old cj dash I've looked at for the last forty to fifty years.

I think the company should do like Ford done a few years ago, at least its what I heard, while making their 2004 body style, the public liked the late 90's style pickup so will, they made a few more units and called it their heritage model. That's what Jeep needs, a heritage model.
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Unread 12-09-2011, 10:13 AM   #223
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Just buy a JKR, then supercharge it, and don't forget the headers.

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Unread 12-09-2011, 11:11 AM   #224
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Just buy a JKR, then supercharge it, and don't forget the headers.

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Or get a yj and drop a v8 in lol... With the amount spent on a new jk, if you spent the time you could make a yj just as comfy... But who wants that
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Unread 12-09-2011, 04:22 PM   #225
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This is still going on?

We all know ZJ's cant be beat.
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