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post #76 of 631 Old 01-05-2006, 10:54 PM
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I do not know about the 3.8 V6, but I would think that it would not have as much low end torque. We have a heavy boat that we pull. The 4.0 TJ is able to get going at lower RPM's than our 3.7 V6 Liberty, so I would expect the higher torque to be at higher RPMs.
I too have a Lib 3.7 and TJ 4.0. I much prefer the 3.7 for pulling. I regularly pull with both and the Lib overshadows the TJ. The TJ pulls my ATVs on a 6x12 flat bed that weighs a total 1860 pounds. I can take the Lib and hook up my 6x12 Enclosed loaded with two motorcycles for a total of 3300 pounds and I will leave the TJ behind in starting and stopping. Same 3.73 gearing. I tow through the smokie mountains with the Lib and the TJ just ain't up to it!

I also wonder about that 3.8 in the new one. Have not heard anything about it.

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post #77 of 631 Old 01-05-2006, 11:02 PM
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I would think that we will get much better pics next week. I am looking forward to seeing one up close, and I want to see it topless.
I'm also anxious to see it topless, it didn't say anything about the roll bar configuration, I'm assuming it hasn't changed at all. I don't know yet if I like the new wrangler, I think I'd warm up to it if I saw one up close. At first I thougt the new lights were strange, but I think they are an improvement. You can see they had the CJ in mind when they designed the front turn signals. I was surprised they made it even more boxy (sp?) Interior looks nice, I think it contrasts the exterior; while the exterior is squared off and boxy the interior seems more streamlined and sleek.

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I agree topless would be great to see. I bet it looks pretty sharp with everything off.....

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post #79 of 631 Old 01-05-2006, 11:21 PM
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D44 front and back from the way they saay it on the rubi!

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post #80 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 12:23 AM
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I kinda like it. Once I see it in person I'll probably like it a little more, but to me it is refined a lot. For now, I like how rudimentary my TJ is, but at some point I wouldn't mind driving one of those. My only concern is that there is too much plastic, and that maybe it isn't as durable as the TJ's are, since this is obviously marketed to a more refined audience.

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post #81 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 04:03 AM
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I need to see one in person. And soon. I already had a dream about the TK last night.

I don't really understand how the side airbags are going to fit in this TK. Built into the seats? Into the roll bar? I gotta see this thing...

It's simply useless to argue on the interwebs. It's akin to arguing with a toddler. Doing so only makes you look silly and they always poop their pants.

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post #82 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 04:53 AM
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best topless one I could find? looks like the roll cage is pretty straight forward,no weird rear angles? can't wait!
the more I look at it it does look like the front(b pillar forward)of the gladiator,only not as flashy!
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post #83 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 05:16 AM
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I ask again, where is this magazine at and what's it called?

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post #84 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 06:12 AM
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It kinda depresses me to think that I'm going to have an outdated Jeep, kinda takes the attention off of us, no?
Tell me about it... I have an '06! I can see my family saying, "Why didn't you wait?"

I'm very happy with what I have, it's basics, and all the options I have for it now...

Kind of does look like an H4, with more comforts.


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Tell me about it... I have an '06! I can see my family saying, "Why didn't you wait?"

I'm very happy with what I have, it's basics, and all the options I have for it now...

Kind of does look like an H4, with more comforts.
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post #86 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 06:33 AM
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The bumpers look bigger. It looks like it's got a lot more plastic to show scuffs, etc.

And no putting on end caps on the front bumper, lol! (I just ordered for mine!)


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Just remember, the Jeep has a history of puttling lots of bugs into the first model year. I'd wait for 2008 if I was going to get one.
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post #89 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 07:04 AM Thread Starter
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They ARE supplying the axles.

As for electronics, I think cleaning out the inside will be tougher, but it is VERY hard to tell from those pics.

Looks like a subwoofer up in the dash, next to the passenger door. May be a sign of more storage space?

I think I'd work to seal up the electronics as good as possible before taking it offroad, that's for sure.

I can see me now at the dealership. "I want to try taking the doors off. I want to take the top off. I want to see the swaybars disconnect..." I'll drive em nuts. heheh

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post #90 of 631 Old 01-06-2006, 07:31 AM
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Noticed this on the Jeepsunlimited forum:

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Now that MPH has given a sneak peek at the 07 Wrangler, we'd like to give you the full boat.

At 12:01 a.m. Monday, January 9 (late Sunday night), the moment the media embargo is lifted, J Rations will publish an in-depth first look at the 2007 Wrangler. We'll have all the photos, specifications and more on this newest incarnation of the Jeep Wrangler. So, mark your calendars to join us in the J Web on January 9:

http://jweb.jrations.com/landing_web.php

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