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View Poll Results: Better performance offroad- swb jk rubicon or 4door unlimited rubicon
swb baby!! 23 60.53%
definetly 4 door 13 34.21%
4 door just looks ridiculas 2 5.26%
undecided 1 2.63%
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Unread 07-18-2006, 12:05 AM   #1
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Better performance offroad- jk rubicon vs. 4 door unlimited rubicon

Just wondering what you guys think would be better offroading on mild, intermidiate trails for the weekends!

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Unread 07-18-2006, 02:54 PM   #2
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looks like swb will take it?
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Unread 07-18-2006, 10:50 PM   #3
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im going have to admit, the 4 door lifted would definitly look more badass, but i would fee really weird driving a Jeep "Wrangler" with four doors??
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Unread 07-18-2006, 11:05 PM   #4
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I dunno, I had an 04 Unlimited with a 6 inch lift and 35s and depending on the situation, it would spank SWB TJs. Mostly this was climbing obstacles such as stair steps, or rutted hill climbs. The only place that the SWBs would beat on me was areas where I would high center, such as the peaks of the hillclimbs.

Course, it could have been the driver....
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Unread 07-19-2006, 09:06 AM   #5
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it really depends on the terrain and obstacles. The Unlimited's longer wheelbase would help it it certain situations, but the decreased breakover angle would also hurt it in other situations.

The decision on whether or not to get a regular Wrangler or an Unlimited should really be based on what you want and need overall. Do you want/need a 4-dr vehicle with ample room for extra passengers and gear, or would you be fine with the smaller 2-dr?
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Unread 07-19-2006, 09:23 AM   #6
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well im going to be a future college student hopfully at U of W in seattle, but the thing is i could be fine with both, I just think the 4 door only looks good with about a 6 inch lift and 37's but what do i know?
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Unread 07-20-2006, 10:07 AM   #7
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? tttt thanks guys
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