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Trust me. You are going to love the diesel. I fell in love with it while looking for a JLU for the wife but she didn’t want one and they had a JLURD on the lot (2-3 weeks before the lots emptied of all things Jeep).
My experience initially was this
At about 480 miles mine went into an active Regen. It injects fuel into the exhaust to burn out and clean the DPF. It tells you to keep driving until it finishes and then smells a little outside(not inside) if you stop shortly after.
I assume it was from the short trips and me babying it around town when I first got it.
I just had it do the 2nd Regen at about 7k miles yesterday morning.
NOTE: my dealer said they have a service bulletin about RAM trucks with the eco diesel to run Diesel Kleen every other fill up because they were seeing asphaltene buildup in the tanks due to the high pressure fuel systems. I try to run it every tank to be sure. Get some of that and run it. It is the silver jug and is available everywhere.
I assume you got the cold weather package. Did you have the dealer installed block heater cord? If not just order it on Amazon for half the price and it installs in a few minutes. Not worth the $100 price tag the dealer charges since the heater element is always installed at the factory on all of them. They are just charging you $100 for the cord. Use it in cold weather.
A nice note on the CWP. In temps below 40F, when you remote start the Jeep it automatically turns on the heated seats and wheel to warm it up for you.

Be aware that if you are driving it hard or on the freeway for long periods, don’t just turn off the engine hot. Give it a minute or 2 to cool the oil down to 215 or below to help prevent oil coking in the turbo. (Oil coming is basically where the oil will sit in the super heated turbo charger and cook and if it is hot enough it can turn to coke.(not Colombian marching powder either))
 

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Oh and the Mopar all weather mats are awesome. They have a topographic pattern to them and are a pretty neat little Easter egg.

You can expect pretty decent fuel economy if you want it. This was on the high end with me seeing how high I could get my lifetime mileage to during a trip to Mass.
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Not ever going to happen. And not because of what folks may think. I did body work for many years and always am amazed at the folks who prime a vehicle and then drive it for weeks or longer thinking they are ok doing so.

Automotive primer is actually POROUS to some degree. It is not and has never been designed to be a top coat or finish coat. It is designed solely for the purpose of preparing the surface for paint. It fills in small sand scratches and hides them from the finish coat.

Never, EVER use primer to protect a surface for any period of time. It does nothing to protect metal from the elements for more than a few days, and that is in an inside environment.
isn’t primer actually hydroscopic as well? My understanding was that it will actually attract moisture and hold it quite well due to the porosity. Could be lore but it always seems to attract moisture if left unprotected for very long.
 
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