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01-25-2014 03:21 PM
spinlock I like every Jeep I've had more than my previous one but the pricing is out control. Stock JKs can approach the $50K threshold and you can buy a lot of solid vehicles for that price.
01-25-2014 01:20 PM
Chaz1294 Like: off-road capability when I need it (which unfortunately isn't often enough), ability to personalize, the way it looks, top off fun, the Jeep community

Dislike: owned my first almost a year and can't think of a single thing
01-25-2014 12:54 PM
jofish Dislike the 3.6 engine. Everything else is great.
01-25-2014 09:34 AM
Adventurejeep Dislike driving in the wind. Love driving it any other time.
01-25-2014 09:13 AM
Cdwright Like- The feeling I get every time I pull myself into it.

Big like- Having the top and doors off, looking up and seeing the blue sky.
01-25-2014 05:54 AM
dgsholar Like - It continues to impress me in that it will do way more than I'm willing to. I've yet to find its limits.

Dislike - how the engine lugs in trying for max economy. I use the tip shift (auto) often. Just wish there was a mode button to change the pattern, like some vehicles have.
01-25-2014 12:59 AM
lando76 I like the new engine, dislike the auto torque converter going from second to third loses rpms and power.
01-24-2014 09:45 PM
macaw1us
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Originally Posted by whetstone View Post
Dislike- gas mileage
Like- everything else
This..13.45mpg average over 1450 miles

My full size Extended Wheel Base GMC Van with a 6.0 and Cooper tires gets better fuel economy than my 2014 Rubi X
01-24-2014 04:13 PM
michaelschneider305 like everything.. dislike - I need to tint my driver and passanger windows to match the back it looks strange that its not tinted
05-03-2013 06:41 PM
wat3rdog Not trying to be rude but I like the little things that jeep seemed to fix for the 2013's. I have auto head lights and I don't have to buy one of those stupid clips to keep the dome lights off when the doors come off. The seat warmers seem to be working great. They work better then the wifes 07 Toyota. There are a few other little things that escape me at the moment but its nice knowing that an auto maker seems to pay attention. There's still room to improve but every little bit is a step in the right direction.
05-03-2013 05:17 PM
DurbJKU
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Originally Posted by nocibur2 View Post
What I like the most:

I haven't a clue. I'm still waiting on my new 2013 JKUR.

What I dislike the most:

I hate that they didn't offer a gray color for my choices of interior. Had to go with black. Gray would have been nice with my white exterior color choice.
Gotta say keeping black clean six! Especially with a toddler. But dam it looks good.
05-03-2013 11:21 AM
nocibur2 What I like the most:

I haven't a clue. I'm still waiting on my new 2013 JKUR.



What I dislike the most:

I hate that they didn't offer a gray color for my choices of interior. Had to go with black. Gray would have been nice with my white exterior color choice.
05-03-2013 11:00 AM
Tom-JK6spds VWs...my next door neighbor has a '57 oval window safari top bug in his back yard waiting to be restored. I'd love to get my hands on that. Too bad his cats kept wandering into my yard though....they were dispatched by my dogs without haste unfortunately.
Back on track...
Love the aftermarket availablity of just about every part
Hate that I have a 6spd that likes to pop out of 1st occasionally.
05-03-2013 10:27 AM
wat3rdog My wife had a 72 westfalia camper with the pop top. We sold it but I would like to get another some day. They are fun to drive.
05-03-2013 09:28 AM
rhinoxj89 haha too much time on your hands
05-03-2013 09:17 AM
dalearyous
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Originally Posted by rhinoxj89 View Post
who cares what year it was! its not like i asked and does it really matter. was piece of junk.
no, but your story is lame and full of untruths.

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Originally Posted by rhinoxj89 View Post
I love when I drive past those same hippies an hour later done the interstate. They are pulled over on the side with smoke coming out of their hood and coolant leaking on ground. While I am cruising with the top off and no worries. Thinking use one of those damn stickers to patch the radiator and keep moving hippies.

TRUE STORY!
it can't leak coolant because there is none. and the engine isn't in the front of the vehicle (assuming when you said hood you meant front).

we were merely pointing out the holes in your pointless story.
05-03-2013 09:09 AM
rhinoxj89 who cares what year it was! its not like i asked and does it really matter. was piece of junk.
05-03-2013 08:54 AM
DurbJKU
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Originally Posted by dalearyous View Post
its air cooled! Miss the 72 beetle i restored
x2
05-03-2013 08:49 AM
michiganadam
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Originally Posted by rhinoxj89 View Post
I hate when tree hugging hippies stare at me at the gas station shaking their heads watching me fuel up, while they put $3 in a 1974 vw bug that is rusting away and is leaking oil on the ground. I mean literally their car had more freaking stickers than actual paint.

I love when I drive past those same hippies an hour later done the interstate. They are pulled over on the side with smoke coming out of their hood and coolant leaking on ground. While I am cruising with the top off and no worries. Thinking use one of those damn stickers to patch the radiator and keep moving hippies.

TRUE STORY!
I thought those were air coooled? Whered the coolant come from??
05-03-2013 08:12 AM
dalearyous things i dislike the most:
(keep in mind this thing MSRP in mid to upper $30k)crappy headlights, heated seats are under powered, they def. didn't splurge on the carpet i see why so many tear it out, MPG is better than previous models but i think it could be better (not a huge deal though, i still only fill up twice a month). the center console is wiggly. the fact that they don't come with support in the middle back seat.

things i like the most:
the jeep life. premium soft top. doors off. unmatched offroad performance. 6 speed. back seats drop down easily and quickly. all the mods available. being up high. smiles per gallon. the fact that this vehicle will NEVER be boring. i could go on and on

ZERO REGRETS
05-03-2013 08:07 AM
rustynail11 Like-EVERYTHING, this is my first Jeep and I should have bought one 15 years ago.

Dislike-I haven't had enough time to take a nice long roadtrip with the top and doors off
05-03-2013 08:05 AM
wat3rdog
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post

Umm...a 1974 VW bug doesn't have a radiator.
Even worse then ouch
05-03-2013 08:03 AM
dalearyous its air cooled! miss the 72 beetle i restored
05-03-2013 07:22 AM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by rhinoxj89 View Post
...while they put $3 in a 1974 vw bug that is rusting away...

Thinking use one of those damn stickers to patch the radiator and keep moving hippies.

TRUE STORY!
Umm...a 1974 VW bug doesn't have a radiator.
05-02-2013 05:31 PM
panthermark I still have a lot of hates... (heated seats that don't work in extreme cold, crappy stock headlights, horrible mpg, remote start that always turns the compressor on, rear seats that are torture, doors that swing back closed as I'm trying to load stuff....and the big one....mods cost too much.

But even more love....

So it is all good....

Worst time to order a Jeep? October (if you live up north)...because you won't pick it up until November....and that means you miss out on a lot of the Jeep "fun" until spring time.

I've become in expert at quickly removing and installing freedom panels. I've also quit caring about scratches on the tops of them from storing them. Getting them in the bag is too much work (and they no longer easily fit in the rear with the Tuffy enclosure), so in the back seat (at stop lights) they go.

Love riding with all 4 windows down and the freedom panels off. Can't wait to get the softtop and spiderweb shade installed. Warm days make the wait so worth it.
05-02-2013 03:17 PM
dalearyous
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Originally Posted by Kasandra View Post
I love the driver seat in my 2012 JK, I am short and I like the way it jacks up!

I dis like the fact I don't have lockers... yet.
jacks up?
05-02-2013 02:57 PM
Jeeps_and_Boats Regarding the above, and the whole tree hugging debate that's provided entertainment about here, I have one basic observation.

I think the hate that gets sent the Jeep way isn't grounded in any logical argument of economy, rather the offense taken is actually based on the shape of the rear door. The parallel to the Humvee is obvious, and since the Humvee is the lightning rod for the eco-movement, the Jeep gets the association.

In reality most pickups are about the same efficiency, and a majority are taller and longer. In fact, I'll go out on a limb and point out that some mini vans are at the same height.

The JKU isn't a big vehicle, it just has a funny shaped rear door.
05-02-2013 01:35 PM
rhinoxj89 I hate when tree hugging hippies stare at me at the gas station shaking their heads watching me fuel up, while they put $3 in a 1974 vw bug that is rusting away and is leaking oil on the ground. I mean literally their car had more freaking stickers than actual paint.

I love when I drive past those same hippies an hour later done the interstate. They are pulled over on the side with smoke coming out of their hood and coolant leaking on ground. While I am cruising with the top off and no worries. Thinking use one of those damn stickers to patch the radiator and keep moving hippies.

TRUE STORY!
05-02-2013 06:41 AM
MikeAJ87 Cons: gas mileage & having my office window overlook the parking lot where my Jeep is parked. Makes the day drag on thinking about wanting to drive it.



Pros: Everything, but I especially love seeing another guy drive by with his family in a mini-can or less capable SUV and just stare longily as I pass. Would make for a great commercial.
05-02-2013 06:15 AM
billybedford
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Originally Posted by wat3rdog View Post
I love my 13 JKUR. Cloth seats are comfy. I wish I could remove the rear headrest as easily as the front. Although I like my cloth seats I wish dog hair didn't get embedded in them. It's 2013, hood locks should be standard equip like they are in Europe.
I let my wife have a say in my choices and if I could I would go back I would have opted for half doors and a soft top.
I am new to the jeep family.
I bought mine for more room and capability. I was wanting a bike real bad but with kids and other life issues it was a no go. I wanted the freedom and community of a motorcycle and I am so glad that I found those things with my wrangler. I've met a bunch of selfless locals who go out of their way to help each other. This has been one of my best choices in life.
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