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First trip to the dark side

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by kennyw, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. kennyw

    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

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    I start a new job on Monday with a little bit of a long commute. I have been looking for a 4x4 commuter for the weather that I cannot ride my motorcycle and ended up picking this up today.

    2015 Jeep Wrangler Sport Unlimited. The attached picture is after I returned from the test drive.

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  2. AJMBLAZER

    AJMBLAZER Better to be lucky than good. Premium Member

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    I almost bought one in '12. Decided to go back to school instead. I was very dismayed with a lot of the "Chrysler quality" issues though.

    Must be a Jeep thing?
     
  3. kennyw

    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

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    Chrysler was just the last one of the big 3 to pull their head out of their ass on quality issues. This one is 500x better in every way compared to the early 2000's that I looked at before this one.
     
  4. AJMBLAZER

    AJMBLAZER Better to be lucky than good. Premium Member

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    They get the 3.6 cracked heads issue fixed? That was the big hibbub when I was looking at them in '12.

    Variety of other stuff. Leaky tops, incorrect assembly work, 6 speed manuals dropping gears, etc.
     
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    max 02 N.E.D. Premium Member

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    Friend of mine has one like that with a 6 speed standard...I drove it and liked it!
    It was new then 2 years ago. she still has it and likes it,
     
  6. kennyw

    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

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    Everything I have been able to find on the motor looks like the problems stopped being reported in 2012 models.
     
  7. fastazz81

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    Ya the issue was burning valves and they have fixed the issue.
     
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    I like my 2015 Rubicon Unlimited but most times I prefer my 'Burb
     

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