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re: 2018 Wrangler JL/JP Information Thread (OLD)

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Jeez, looks like a train wreck in there.
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Needs more hoses.

Deep breath people, it's just a test mule.


Lots of extra bits for monitoring equipment, data acquisition, etc...



I'm sure they'll add a big honking piece of plastic to cover everything up!

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re: 2018 Wrangler JL/JP Information Thread (OLD)

There is an article on autoblog today talking about the updcoming charger refresh and that it will share the new turbo 4 being developed for the wrangler (2.0l Hurricane?). The claim is that it will be 300+ hp. That would put it as a nice bump over the pentastar, plus probably at least a little bit less weight. I'm intrigued.
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Same 2.0 hurricane the WL grand cherokee will have....
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"Just a few days ago a user simply called “Administrator” posted a thread listing release dates, engine, transmission and feature options attributed only to “our dealer source.”

"Thanks to our dealer source, here are the official dates and some confirmed features (so far) for the JL Wrangler."


Hmm, must have been a "dealer source" that had been visiting JeepGarage (see post #1)... but source forgot to give us proper credit...

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Old 06-01-2016, 05:58 AM
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Hmm, must have been a "dealer source" that had been visiting JeepGarage (see post #1)... but source forgot to give us proper credit...

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Yea, I have noticed that now on a couple of websites.

Though, it might be nice to be internationally recognized as THE expert on this.


With that much supreme power, maybe you should take it for a test drive. Do you think that, if you add to post #1 that there will be a $29 HEMI 6.2L option on the JL, that someone at Jeep would think it must be true, and quickly implement it?
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re: 2018 Wrangler JL/JP Information Thread (OLD)

So, my big question is will they actually put the diesel in the 2018. Also, what will they mess up from the JKU??

I just recently, last year, pulled the trigger and purchased a 2016 Hard Rock and I am now about to load it with some very expensive upgrades in the way of stronger axles, a ridiculous lift, etc... I feel maybe 5 years down the road I may even visit Bruiser Conversions for a $30k diesel upgrade. But with all that would I have a better performing JKU or be better off leaving my beautiful Hard Rock relatively stock and getting the Diesel as a factory option in 2018?? But how would the 3.0L Eco Diesel stand up to a 3.8L Cummins ISF?? I think it may be more expensive but may be a better all around go anywhere with good MPG on the Cummins??

Any opinions on that ??
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You, me and a lot of other people will order a diesel when it is available. I have a 2016 JKUR now but that can go in trade for a diesel JL.
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re: 2018 Wrangler JL/JP Information Thread (OLD)

Yes... A lot of us waiting on the diesel option... but now also on how it would look...

I really hope they keep the looks (slanted windshield aside) of the existing Wrangler. It will be sad if the new Wrangler looks like a modified Liberty
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A diesel would be nice but I'm sure it will only be available with an auto and I don't think I am ready to go to an auto tranny yet. It will be very nice to have engine options though
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Also hoping for upgraded electronics like a factory rear view camera...
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re: 2018 Wrangler JL/JP Information Thread (OLD)

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Also hoping for upgraded electronics like a factory rear view camera...
I wouldn't mind a low front mounted camera. Brand it the "crawl cam" and allow it to be turned on under a certain speed. Would be killer for some of those tricky off road moments...
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... Do you think that, if you add to post #1 that there will be a $29 HEMI 6.2L option on the JL, that someone at Jeep would think it must be true, and quickly implement it?
Haha, one in a billion chance lol.
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