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wranglerkid95 05-11-2013 09:36 PM

is a fourbanger an alright jeep?
 
its what i got lol

ccm91yj 05-11-2013 09:45 PM

I have the 4 banger and have never had troubles with it. It has plenty of torque to get you through pretty much everything.

walkiemandu 05-11-2013 09:53 PM

+1 lol

wranglerkid95 05-11-2013 09:56 PM

thanks aha not like its runnin anytime soon but good to know

Norcal_Chris 05-11-2013 10:36 PM

They are good enough they drive themselves.

http://youtu.be/y3AerezEarE

2xs 05-11-2013 10:56 PM

The Jeep is great!

The 4 banger is up to you, is it enough for you?

the 2.5L will last as long as you keep it serviced.

Wranglin4Life 05-12-2013 12:05 AM

My 4 bangers seems to be ok. Struggles going uphill in a headwind but its all good, I just downshift.

Tim Stines 05-12-2013 09:36 AM

I have the 2.5 in my 88 and its been a great engine so far

turdhurdler 05-12-2013 09:52 AM

I have only driven my Jeep with the 6 cylinder, but have watched the 4 bangers keep up on the trail without any issues.

Jeff

JYD 05-12-2013 01:19 PM

My 2.5 will go anywhere I want it to go.

jerseYJ 05-12-2013 01:39 PM

great motor, great offroad, mine cruises 75 on highway with the wind behind me, but uphill it struggles a bit. nothing downshifting can compensate for. if i were to buy again id go with the 4.0 but nothing against the 2.5, its a jeep not a corvette

4angrysquirrels 05-12-2013 04:43 PM

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cakes567 05-12-2013 05:25 PM

A friend of mine has one. Good motor but can be a little under power at Some points

jk'n 05-12-2013 05:43 PM

It is what it is. I drive my son's a lot. No issues with it. The gears are set up nicely so that if you need a little extra umph, going to 4th will do it.

Xpress 05-12-2013 08:55 PM

They will go anywhere. You're not going to be winning any races (not that you will with the 6 cyl either), but it'll go wherever you want.

Willybusmc 05-12-2013 11:53 PM

I'm lovin my 95 2.5

denisbaldwin 05-13-2013 05:15 AM

I reluctantly have a 2.5. Offroad, does fine. On-road, even after re-gear, not awesome.

Scott-CJ8 05-13-2013 08:27 AM

I"m loving mine. DD and off-road toy. Took it to Uwharrie this past weekend and even with the rain, she made a very impressive show. I am totally happy with it.
I had a 304 V8 in my Scrambler a while back. Comparatively, they are two different animals, and yes, I'd rather have a V8 :facepalm: haha, but this 4-banger gets twice the mileage on-road and with the 410 gearing, eats up the trails too!


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