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Old 03-17-2010, 10:38 PM   #1
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2000 Wrangler 4 cylinder rpms

I just purchased a 2000 Jeep Wrangler Sport with a 4 cylinder and factory air, 5 speed. I was wondering about highway cruising. It has plenty of power and rides well at 65 mph however, I did notice it was staying around 2800 rpm's at this speed in 5th. I was just wondering if that is normal and if the engine is designed to run longer distances at that high rpm. I was expecting it to be under 2400 so it was a little shock. By the way, first time Jeep Wrangler owner. The jeep is very tight and has 100,000 miles on it. Thanks for any information.
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Old 03-18-2010, 01:30 AM   #2
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I run about 2800-3200 "cruising" on the highway, but ive got the 3 spd auto

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4 bangers come with 4:10 gears and that is normal the torque range is in the higher rpm range
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