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Old 03-03-2012, 02:48 PM   #1
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Order 2012JKUR or wait for a 2013JKUR

I have had a 2010 jkus for 6 months and realize I want a stock rubicon with the options I want. I am just as addicted as most people here and I know I will own a jeep for the next 10 years. I love my sport, but there is something missing.

The 2012 is the first year for the new motor, so do I wait for the kinks to get taken care of?

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I ordered my 12 in December and took delivery in Jan. I dont think that much/ if anything will change with the 13. They have been putting the pentastar motor in other vehicles for 2 years now. Besides the thread about the bad heads on some pentastars, seems to be going smoothly. I love mine. Do what you want but I say if you get into the routine of waiting for the next year, you'll always be waiting. Especially with no major updates planned.

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Old 03-03-2012, 04:15 PM   #3
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If you wait for the '13, '12s will be cheaper.
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I ordered my 12 in December and took delivery in Jan. I dont think that much/ if anything will change with the 13. They have been putting the pentastar motor in other vehicles for 2 years now. Besides the thread about the bad heads on some pentastars, seems to be going smoothly. I love mine. Do what you want but I say if you get into the routine of waiting for the next year, you'll always be waiting. Especially with no major updates planned.
The heads aren't a deal breaker, but they do give me pause.
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I hear the '13's are supposed to come with "Magic Finger" front seats and Shiatsu foot massagers for rear passengers, as well as a FLIR system that'll help you see the deer you're about to peg, since the stock headlights suck so bad.

For only like $9K more than the '12.

I'd wait.
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