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Old 08-18-2013, 12:51 PM   #1
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Hi, thought of joining this forum to learn more about the JK. I just got a 2013 Sport last Thursday. No modifications...

Can I start asking questions here? I've always wanted a Wrangler and when I finally decided to get my first car I knew it has to be it. I booked a test drive since I'm serious in getting the Sport, the dealer however made me drive a Rubicon and I LOVED IT, loved it, loved it, I have no idea what modifications they made with it (my fault) but that's how I decided that I will get it.

Anyway, so I got the 2013 Sport 3.6L Auto (stock) and when I drove it home, something felt wrong. My agent told me to drive it slowly that the tire pressure will be high so I did. But the handling is different from that of the Rubicon, but I have no idea what kind of tires or suspension it has.

The following day, driving along 80 and 120 speed limit roads, I noticed that the steering is loose (which after reading a lot, seems to be normal), I have to keep both of my hands on the steering wheel, sometimes even putting my left shoulder on the window to keep it straight. Roads in Dubai are pretty good and level...

I'm wondering if something's wrong with the car? Is this how it really is? Is it because my tire pressure is too high? It seems to be improving, but then again maybe I'm getting used to it... I used to drive a Mitsubishi Strada 2010 M/T and a Nissan Patrol 2009 A/T so I do have experience with big cars...

No, can't wait to take it back for the 1000km check...


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Welcome to the forum. If I can suggest a few tips, one being a jeep is not a car. When you call a jeep a car, a small kitten dies somewhere. Second, since this is a New Member Check-In thread, you won't get any answers to your questions. So I would suggest re-posting any questions in the following JK thread:

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Welcome to the forum. If I can suggest a few tips, one being a jeep is not a car. When you call a jeep a car, a small kitten dies somewhere. Second, since this is a New Member Check-In thread, you won't get any answers to your questions. So I would suggest re-posting any questions in the following JK thread:

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