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Old 07-01-2013, 09:11 AM   #91
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I do wish the roof was just 'that color' not painted.

And what's funny is, I think 'white plastic' (as it is now under the paint) would be very practical in sunny areas. I have to admit it's a goofy look, but it would help a lot with solar heating.
That's what Toyota thought

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Old 07-01-2013, 11:29 AM   #92
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That's what Toyota thought
And Land Rover. And Jeep. And Ford (Bronco). And International Harvester (Scout). Don't know if they are all factory options, but they are all showing up on quick Google image search!

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Old 07-01-2013, 11:40 AM   #93
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I hope Jeep doesn't do that. I don't want to spend $25,000+ on a vehicle & have it come with a cheap looking roof like the FJ's.
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Here's my list:

--Rubicon Option should also include a small lift, 33’s, and electronics sealing prep to allow for at least a 3’ water fording rating
--Multiple body options (think Defender): 2-door; 4-door; 4-door pickup (AEV Brute); 4-door LWB with two separated reclining bucket seats for 2nd row that allow pass through to a real 3rd row (AEV JK Six Pack). My belief is that there is HUGE pent up demand for the Wrangler from other types of owner’s. I know of MANY families in my circle of life who love my Wrangler and would buy one tomorrow if it had a real third row or a pickup option.
--No cost diesel option with 6-speed automatic
--Side view mirrors attached to the body
--Better seat padding and head clearance in the rear seats
--Under hood light (how many times have you been out in the dark checking something on the engine or on a trail at night wishing for this??)
--Delete exterior mount radio antenna, go with something internally mounted or integrated into the windshield
--use of stainless steel hardware in the interior (all my seat bolts and other hardware are rusting from top off exposure, even though it has never been left open in the rain or anything like that)
--Better tow capacity, at least 6k lbs. Pretty pathetic that the current model can’t even tow a decent sized boat, especially considering the overall size of the vehicle and that it runs very stout solid axles. And a lot of Jeep owners tow things, even a lot of mall crawlers have boats, ATV trailers, etc.
--Clean up the undercarriage. NOTHING should hang lower than the frame rails (see Gwagen for a benchmark here). Would be great if both axle pumpkins had the same offset also but that’s probably wishful thinking.
--Onboard “pro-cal”. If you change gears or tires, you just type in the new sizes in the settings area of the nav system, the computer recalibrates, and away you go.
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Old 07-01-2013, 12:51 PM   #95
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And Land Rover. And Jeep. And Ford (Bronco). And International Harvester (Scout). Don't know if they are all factory options, but they are all showing up on quick Google image search!
And the Ford Flex and the Mini Cooper and the Volkswagen Beetle and the Smart Car. I want a black top
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:17 PM   #96
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Is it too much to request a horn that doesn't work through a wireless network or whatever B.S. setup they're using now, so it goes off when you hit it, not 2 seconds later?
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:35 PM   #97
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- V8 option
- Weather proof interior
- Half doors with uppers to match Premium Soft Top.
- Satin/matte paint options
- LED Headlights
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:35 PM   #98
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- bring back a 2WD.
- 20" wheels as an option.
- yellow color. Not Dozer
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:04 PM   #99
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- bring back a 2WD.
- 20" wheels as an option.
- yellow color. Not Dozer
I must ask why you would want any of that
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:49 PM   #100
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Is it too much to request a horn that doesn't work through a wireless network or whatever B.S. setup they're using now, so it goes off when you hit it, not 2 seconds later?
No joke I hate mine. One beep every minute.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:19 PM   #101
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i would hope they redesign the back seats so they are adjustable and recline ,put a garage door opener in it, back up camera and relocate rear wiper motor so it does not obstruct your vision. i own a 2013 Rubicon
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:29 PM   #102
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i would hope they redesign the back seats so they are adjustable and recline ,put a garage door opener in it, back up camera and relocate rear wiper motor so it does not obstruct your vision. i own a 2013 Rubicon
Yea I never thought of the garage door opener. My grandfathers 95 Lincoln had one, why does my 2013 jeep not!?!
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:01 PM   #103
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My short but practical-use list:
- weatherproof instrument cluster and other electronics when topless/doorless
- HID light option
- rake the windshield just a bit more, make it stronger & non-folding
- folding hardtop (for easier storage)
- rear tailgate open from the right
- cargo hardpoints on the top of whatever hardtop they use
- secure and safe-like-build for console/glove box, tied to alarm

I think the weatherproofing of the instrument cluster and exposed electronics would make for a great marketing campaign and answer the concerns of so many enthusiasts. If I could have only one it would be this. Harley-Davidson can make a motorcycle run trouble-free in a downpour (I've been there many times over many miles) so there's no excuse for Jeep. If Jeep is smart they'll know the enthusiasts are the ones who make others want to emulate them by buying a Jeep.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:16 PM   #104
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I think they should make a carpet-less option.

A cup holder liner that will come out to clean.

For the love of god, I hope they PLEASE will quit using the plastic Christmas tree push pins to hold everything together.
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How about a completely modular hard top. If you look at the rear HT side windows they are a pre formed piece. 2 door would have 2 top sections and the 4 door with 3. It would also be cool to run with the windows out. This would take some figuring out but I'm sure someone will figure it out.
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How about a completely modular hard top. If you look at the rear HT side windows they are a pre formed piece. 2 door would have 2 top sections and the 4 door with 3. It would also be cool to run with the windows out. This would take some figuring out but I'm sure someone will figure it out.
They mad a prototype that had a hardtop with no windows. If they figured out a way to put windows in there it would be a killer option.



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I noticed the led tail lights. That would be cool but flush mounted.
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I hope Jeep doesn't do that. I don't want to spend $25,000+ on a vehicle & have it come with a cheap looking roof like the FJ's.
Then don't buy it. Why would that be the only option?

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They mad a prototype that had a hardtop with no windows. If they figured out a way to put windows in there it would be a killer option.



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Soft windows would be cool, like half doors.
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:05 PM   #109
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Then don't buy it. Why would that be the only option?
The original post stated he only wanted it to come in, "that," color. Didn't specify if he wanted it as an option or if he wanted all Jeeps to come like that.
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The original post stated he only wanted it to come in, "that," color. Didn't specify if he wanted it as an option or if he wanted all Jeeps to come like that.
Not sure if you ment my post...

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I do wish the roof was just 'that color' not painted.

And what's funny is, I think 'white plastic' (as it is now under the paint) would be very practical in sunny areas. I have to admit it's a goofy look, but it would help a lot with solar heating.
One point to clarify because it could be misread - whatever color it is, I think it should be the plastic/substrate that is the color, not a layer of paint. I didn't mean 'that horrible color nobody likes and I won't name' - especially because I have no problem stating my color opinions as you will see.

Second distinct point: I think white looks goofy (to me it isn't that white looks cheap, it's just odd/antique-ish/out of place) - but for sunny areas is more functional. Are we about form first or function first? I'm in New England, so I don't suffer from an issue with solar heating, so I'm perfectly happy that the color that I think looks better (black) is also a reasonable choice for me (and available as dual group). If I lived in Florida or Arizona, I'd prefer a white (dual group) top even though it looks goofy.

In case it's not clear - What I'd like to see for hard tops are the options "black plastic/fiberglass/composite", "white plastic/fiberglass/composite" and "body color painted over". For soft tops, both the premium black and the same premium fabric in white. I would hope that my posts on this thread would make it clear that I think more options are better, not forcing everyone into something they will refuse to buy.

Personally I don't like body colored tops on a Jeep, but I understand that other people really like that look and I don't see any benefit to not giving them the option. If it is going to be body colored, it needs to be painted, not just the color in the plastic.
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Rake the windshield just a tad more so we're not replacing it every month. Probably would be better on highway driving also given that it would be a little more aero dynamic! Love the chopped top .... And would also like wing mirrors with turn signals integrated that could be relocated to door hinge when doors are removed!
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Small change in the front parking/turn signals - looks more like the older Jeeps. The one on the right in this photo.
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For soft tops, both the premium black and the same premium fabric in white. I would hope that my posts on this thread would make it clear that I think more options are better, not forcing everyone into something they will refuse to buy.
White convertible tops are a nightmare to maintain in standard vinyl, the more cloth-like premium would look destroyed before it ever left the dealer lot.

I think thats why you don't see white tops on much of anything past late 60's/early 70's era cars.
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I would like to see a V8 option and a roll down rear window on hardtop models . I also like the idea of a strip down model being offered and maybe make it available for order all year with production at the end of model year for ease of reconfiguring the production line
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:30 PM   #115
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I hope they never slope the front windshield...it would take away from the classic look of a jeep...... just my opinion
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2 Nav system that has the option to go from standard streets to a TOPO mode for offroad applications.
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oh yeah ..
3 back up camera,, for hooking up trailer by yourself
4 keyless start (push button) , very convenient
5 all led lighting
6 lockable hardend underseat storage for firearms/small valuables
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1. Better MPG
2. 7 Speed Automatic transmission
3. HID Headlights
4. Better sound system
5. Keyless / Push to Start button
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Such a wide range of wants on this thread. Some of them practical and some of them not so much. Personally I could care less what they do since the JK I am driving probably will be the only new Wrangle I will buy for a while. If I was a betting man (I just happen to be buy the way) I would bet the next gen of wrangler loses a few hundred pounds and has a not so wide stance. I would not be surprised if they are a good bit smaller overall.

Of course I could be way off since it is just a guess, but that is all that anyone is doing at this point.

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