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Old 02-22-2008, 07:29 PM   #1
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now, knowing that these things are built for off road, i was just wondering what you guys thought about it on road. i'm pretty much going to be a weekend warrior kind of guy, so during the week this will be my daily driver. i was wondering about acceleration and highway power, as well as how it pulls up hills.

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Old 02-25-2008, 04:48 AM   #2
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Mine does pretty good as for accelaration and highway. I work in CT and do 75 all the way there. I'm not sure how its going to be when my new tires come in this week, but hey, its a Jeep. If I wanted to be a racer, I'd buy a race car. Welcome to the site btw. You wont regret getting a Jeep.

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Old 02-25-2008, 12:05 PM   #3
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THis is the JK forum oh Orange one.

Cooleyblues - Have you already gotten a new JK or driven one yet? I'd highly suggest you go test drive one. In stock form the perform pretty well. We are not talking about 12sec 1/4 Mile times but they do pretty damn good. If you do end up lifting it a little with larger tires, the only thing(best thing) to do is re-gear the axles. That alone is usually a $1200 job. But I can say for sure that a stock JK does pretty good offroad. THis is a guy I know who ran his stock JK on a 3.5/4 rate trail behind me and did fine. The only mods he has are the fender flares and sway bar disconnects.

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Old 02-25-2008, 12:10 PM   #4
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I think it looks like that jk is lifted
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Old 02-25-2008, 12:14 PM   #5
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1" taller springs. The flares make it look taller too.
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