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Wrangler first drive


markyw

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So yesterday I drove a Wrangler Overland 2.8CRD on a 14 plate and a new Rubicon 3.6. Short drive of the petrol as just arrived and not prepped and no fuel in the tank (poor excuse in my book), but a longer drive of the CRD and that was what I drove first.

 

I think I was expecting the ride to be much worse, the power to be noticeably down on my M3 and the interior to be a bit plasticky. First impressions were very pleasing. Good, solid ride, even when intentionally throwing it around. The auto box suits the diesel on road more, I think, but the petrol was fun when you put your foot down and a lot smoother overall. The wife drove both too and liked the drive and the kids were split - one likes the 4 door, one the 2 door, but the boy loved the sound of the petrol being pushed.

 

Now just the dilemma of what to go for and in what spec and colour.....

 

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Mark

 

 

 

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Now just the dilemma of what to go for and in what spec and colour.....

 

Regards

 

Mark

 

 

 

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Hi Mark,

 

Buy the Rubicon........ 4 door........ any colour  :great: You will not be disappointed.

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Get the 4door, especially if you've got younger ones, you won't regret the extra space

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SWMBO has said 4 door is a deal breaker, which isn't a major problem in the grand scheme of things. Just deciding between Overland/75th anniv. and Rubicon. The hydro blue is very tempting......

 

Have to say, in all this Stewart has done the JOC proud - from negotiating the Rubicon builds in the first place to putting up with my PITA questions.

 

Regards

 

Mark

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Ok, a quick update....the deed is done!

 

The 2dr Hydro Blue Rubicon is now spoken for. Looking forward to a delivery date in the near future and to getting my hands on this beautiful machine.

 

Thank for all the suggestions, comments and help in thee short period I have been here.

 

Now just gotta sell my M3. Anyone?  Anyone.....?

 

Regards

 

Mark

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Well done Mark ... you are going to love the Rubi :great:

 

PS welcome to JOC :wav2

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WooHoo!!  :icon_bounce: :icon_rr: :icon_bounce: :icon_flower: etc....

 

Good call, and welcome to the club.

Cheers

Tim

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Send me some info on the M3

 

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SavMan,

Details of the M3 sent, as requested.

 

Regards

 

Mark

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