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Old 05-19-2013, 01:32 PM   #31
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Now is the way to go. If you wait there will be new problems that dont have fixes I chanced the NEW BEST blah blah before with cars and other trucks and well all I got was the maker doing recalls or saying wow never saw that before

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Old 05-19-2013, 06:08 PM   #32
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I'm gonna wait but only cuz I just got a 2013 last week lol no time like the present buddy! Tomorrow may never come! Seize the moment and go get what you want!

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Old 05-19-2013, 06:26 PM   #33
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:42 PM   #34
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Exactly! Newer isn't always better anyways. I would rather have a brand new 2001 XJ than a 2014 Cherokee.
HERE HERE ! ! ! if they still made a CHEROKEE that was antyhing like the old one (especially a 2 door..thats right a 2 DOOR !) i would have bought one and not a JK

i got one for work..i used to have a 2 door 1993 that i used for work and it was perfect....not like that ugly overly pussified thing that is coming out next year...

BTW...i LOVE my JK ...i would've bought a 2 door Cherokee instad cuz it would've been cheaper and fine for work... but all the bonus JK stuff is a BONUS ! !
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:51 PM   #35
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Definitely buy now - they may screw it up in 2016 and you'll be kicking yourself for missing out on 3 years of Jeep fun.
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Old 05-19-2013, 07:28 PM   #36
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Exactly! Newer isn't always better anyways. I would rather have a brand new 2001 XJ than a 2014 Cherokee.
+1.

I remember Jay Leno quoted some old sayings about cars, something like, "Last year of the old tech is better than first year of the new tech."
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:06 PM   #37
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Buy now or when it comes to 2016 you'll be waiting for the 2017 model...etc....etc...

Besides who here is promised to live till 2016?


A buddy of mine (46 years old) found out he had terminal cancer last summer, and died before Christmas.

Why wait, you never know.....
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:09 PM   #38
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A buddy of mine (46 years old) found out he had terminal cancer last summer, and died before Christmas.

Why wait, you never know.....
Oh good Lord I'm sorry for the loss. For some reason, your post struck a cord; perhaps because its brutally true.

OP, buy the dang Jeep.
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:12 PM   #39
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Don't forget the 2-door version!

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Old 05-19-2013, 08:13 PM   #40
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I party like its 2003, but its still an "old school" party!
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Old 05-19-2013, 08:28 PM   #41
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I came here to say this.

Someone in my family bought a Pentastar Charger, which I drove and fell in love with that V6. I came *this* close to buying an early 2012 JK, so glad I waited. I think it'd be at least late 2017 before I even considered the next version.
I have an early 2012 too. I have had zero problems with it with 37k miles (except for the fog light bulbs). I still will be buying a 2016..

Could there be some old fart still waiting for the perfect Ford model T?
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I have an early 2012 too. I have had zero problems with it with 37k miles (except for the fog light bulbs). I still will be buying a 2016..

Could there be some old fart still waiting for the perfect Ford model T?
Other than me........
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:15 PM   #43
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I have an early 2012 too. I have had zero problems with it with 37k miles (except for the fog light bulbs). I still will be buying a 2016..

Could there be some old fart still waiting for the perfect Ford model T?
Yup!!!!!!ME
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Old 05-19-2013, 09:38 PM   #44
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2016 is too long to wait. What if you don't like the redesign?
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:04 PM   #45
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Maybe in 2016 we will get a factory P/U like the JK Brute
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Old 05-19-2013, 10:32 PM   #46
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I just got a 2013 two weeks ago but it will be paid off before 2016. Might get the new design for 2017 & still keep the 2013. You only live once, so why not ?!
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:54 AM   #48
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99 was good, but 98 was better.....
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:08 AM   #49
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I have an early 2012 too. I have had zero problems with it with 37k miles (except for the fog light bulbs). I still will be buying a 2016..

Could there be some old fart still waiting for the perfect Ford model T?
There are 4000+ posts in every 2012 head thread on every big Jeep forum. Glad you skated through so far, but I couldn't bear the worry!
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There are 4000+ posts in every 2012 head thread on every big Jeep forum. Glad you skated through so far, but I couldn't bear the worry!
why worry? It is a minor inconvienence at most. 1 day in the shop plug and play repair for any decent tech. I stopped reading the head threads when I realized so many people thought replacing a cylinder head was a big deal. It takes less skill to swap a cylinder head then it does to swap gears yet nobody thinks that is a big deal.
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:34 AM   #51
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I worry because the humps outnumber the good mechanics 4 to 1 at every dealership.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:13 AM   #52
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Then again, the old saying goes like this.. "Good things come to those who wait."

Maybe the 2017 Wrangler (debuting in summer 2016 like we've talked about for a long long time now) will have options like a CRD engine, no-leak solid roof or one piece roof, more towing, etc. etc.. who knows? If somebody is saving cash and wants to buy a new Wrangler only ONCE and drive it forever...waiting at this point might not be a horrible idea.
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Old 05-20-2013, 09:59 AM   #53
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I think I've had enough "hope and change" lately so I'd buy now, but that's just me
Totally agree, stumbled into my first Rubicon, and was the best decision I ever made. After 10 1/2 years and countless mods, I changed it out for a 11 Rubicon 2dr.

Do not wait for the next great thing, especially with a Jeep, because all you are going to do is rip off half the stock parts and mod it anyway.
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:05 PM   #54
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Then again, the old saying goes like this.. "Good things come to those who wait."

Maybe the 2017 Wrangler (debuting in summer 2016 like we've talked about for a long long time now) will have options like a CRD engine, no-leak solid roof or one piece roof, more towing, etc. etc.. who knows? If somebody is saving cash and wants to buy a new Wrangler only ONCE and drive it forever...waiting at this point might not be a horrible idea.
Conversely, the 2017 could be a unibody, without solid axles and a gutless wonder. Google the "Fiat Panda". Hopefully the Wrangler does not go in that direction.

I would be all for a smaller Wrangler, but not if it is like that. I won't drive something derived from something else named "Panda".
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On one hand, they brought back the Viper. On the other hand, they destroyed the Cherokee. Hmmm.
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:03 PM   #56
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It seems that 2014 export wranglers will get the new 3.0 Pentastar. Just speculation from me but with 8 speed auto, multi air, turbo and other new stuff it might get close to the pentastar 3.6 or over with lower fuel cost in the future.

"Three 2014 cars will get the 3.0 liter V6, all export versions (the 3.0 was developed primarily to avoid high displacement taxes): the 300C/Thema, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited."

It might be an option for US buyers, who knows.


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Rumors and Future Chrysler Pentastar Engines
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:16 PM   #57
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Buy now. If they have something you like, get it. I put off buying one for a few years and couldn't get the color I originally wanted. I was a little disappointed when I found out, but now I am very happy with my Rock Lobster.

It is too much fun not to get one when you can.

Oh, and by the way, I DID buy a YJ to tide me over until I could get a 4-Door. The YJ is still going strong and is loads of fun.
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:18 PM   #58
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:37 PM   #59
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Then again, the old saying goes like this.. "Good things come to those who wait."
True...but the other half is "good things are lost from those who are late"

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Go ahead! Make my day!!!!! But ya gotta follow me first!!!!

This is the last guy that tried!!!!!!!

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