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Old 10-05-2010, 01:33 PM   #1
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best jeep year ever?

What r Ur guys opinions on the best year/model of the jeep wrangler?

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Old 10-05-2010, 01:49 PM   #2
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Old 10-05-2010, 01:54 PM   #3
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Anything except the above two.

see how this is gonna go?


okay, I was kidding. best? that depends on your criteria for evaluation.

for offroading, Rubicon is the best in stock form.

year model? well that depends. some say the newer the better, some say the older the better.

For driving on street the newer the better.
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The 1941-2011 Jeep is the best!
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whatever jeep i happen to be driving.
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:19 PM   #7
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96 is my favorite year model by far



next question, Auto or manual?
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What r Ur guys opinions on the best year/model of the jeep wrangler?
Which ever Jeep you are driving
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Old 10-05-2010, 02:26 PM   #9
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:06 PM   #10
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The first one made!! It got this whole thing going.
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:09 PM   #11
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87 it still had a carb....... Oh, and thats what I drive.
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:33 PM   #12
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I'm definetly gonna go auto when I buy one....... Right now I'm driving a stock honda hatchy and I need to go extra large with my next car
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Old 10-05-2010, 04:04 PM   #13
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trick question, everyone knows the newest Rubicon is the best Jeep
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:00 PM   #14
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Old 10-05-2010, 06:42 PM   #15
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2002, the first year for the Liberty. *puts on flame proof suit*
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I've heard a lot of opinions go towards the 97 TJ...and no i dont have a 97 haha
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:02 PM   #17
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:14 PM   #18
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The 2012 JK Diesel Rubicon Pickup. I'm putting in an order today.

But I'll have to go with 2005 as the best year. (MINE!!)
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Any jeep with my name on the title and no lien!
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In the year XXXX, the (XXXX+1) model will only be driven by soccer moms to the mall, because they changed (insert minor upgrade here).

That seems to be the pattern on basically any Wrangler forum.
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Any jeep with my name on the title and no lien!
Then 2001 wrangler sport!
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Old 10-06-2010, 03:23 PM   #25
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yep, the one thats paid for is best,
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If it is still running, and doesn't give you problems you have a good year / model

I had a 1997 Dodge Stratus that got horrible reviews. Mine lasted 170k miles with only a few minor repairs. Any vehicle, regardless of model and year can have some winners. Some years / models have a higher probability of lasting longer. That being said, my 2002 WJ Limited had lots of non engine issues. I'd rank that year low because of the problems with the blend doors locking ($$$$$).
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Realistically though, there's so many good things that have come and gone over the decades. The best part is that you can customize any Jeep to be the best you want it to be.
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who's the wise ass they never made a 96 Jeep wrangler!
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It's a tie between first one ever made and latest one. Without the first none of the others would exist but having owned both, it's hard to argue with the current edition. The reality is they were all good at the time.

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